2-37. You are not supposed to touch this button

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I am supposed to pay her $5,000.
  • She is supposed to finish her report today.
  • Men are supposed to protect women.
  • We are not supposed to enter this area.
  • He is not supposed to read this company email.
  • You are not supposed to be in this cafe.
  • I was supposed to give this key to Helena.
  • They were not supposed to arrive until noon.
  • I was not supposed to delete the important file.
  • We were not supposed to cheat on the test.
  • I am supposed to work today.
  • I am supposed to help my parents tomorrow.
  • I am supposed to go to Busan next week.
  • I am supposed to visit my boss at 3.
  • I am not supposed to send this box to her.

Notes

Here are some grammar tips. 

Vocabulary

Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
cafe (n) a small restaurant where you can get simple meals and drinks
e.g. I am supposed to meet her at the cafe in 10 minutes.
button (n) a small part of a machine that you push to make the machine work
e.g. We are supposed to press these buttons
proof (n) something which shows that something else is true or correct
e.g. The police was supposed to find proof of the accident. 
dare (v) to have enough courage or confidence to do something : to not be too afraid to do something
e.g. I was not supposed to dare him to jump off that cliff. 
climb (v) to move or go up (something) using your feet and often your hands
e.g. He is supposed to climb up to the top of that mountain. 
challenge (v) to say or show that (something) may not be true, correct, or legal : to test the ability, skill, or strength of (someone or something)
e.g. I was supposed to challenge him to a game. 
cheer up (phrasal verb) to become happier or to make (someone) happier
e.g. He was supposed to help her cheer up since she is sad. 
stunt (n) to test the ability, skill, or strength of (someone or something)
e.g. He was not supposed to attempt that stunt
blind (adj) unable to see
e.g. She was supposed to assist her friend because she is blind
area (n) a part or section within a larger place
e.g. We were not supposed to be in the area

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. work / am / supposed / today / to / I / .
    2.  is / to / supposed / she / at / 12 / arrive / .
    3. to / dress / was / supposed / I / wear / a / .
    4. visit / were / month / they / to / Korea / supposed / last / .
    5. he / to / is / here / stand / supposed / not / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I am supposed helping my parents tomorrow.
    2. I am supposed to send this box her.
    3. We were supposed to work at Seoul today.
    4. I was not supposed to wore a mini skirt here.
    5. You didn’t supposed to cancel the meeting.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Have you ever been challenged to something? What was it? 
    2. What do you do when you want to cheer up? 
    3. Have you ever climbed a tree? 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. No, thanks: Is there a place in the world you never want to visit? Where, and why not?
    3. Twenty-five: There are 26 letters in the English language, and we need every single one of them. Want proof? Choose a letter and write a blog post without using it. (Feeling really brave? Make it a vowel!)

Wrap-up

Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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