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

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I am supposed to pay $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 smoke in this cafe.
  • I was supposed to give this key to Helena.
  • They were supposed to arrive at 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 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
submit (v) to give (a document, proposal, piece of writing, etc.) to someone so that it can be considered or approved
e.g. Requests must be submitted in writing.
protect (v) to keep (someone or something) from being harmed, lost, etc.
e.g. He had no raincoat to protect himself from the rain.
Check over (phrasal verb) to look at (something or someone) in a careful way to find problems, mistakes, etc.
e.g. checking the new cars over
Check up on (phrasal verb) to find or look for information about (someone or something) often in order to find out the truth
e.g. My parents are always checking up on me.
Check through (phrasal verb) to look at the parts of (a group of things)
e.g. I checked through all his letters but found nothing useful.
Cheer on (phrasal verb) to encourage (someone) with shouts or cheers
e.g. Their fans cheered them on from the sidelines.
Cheer up (phrasal verb) to become happier or to make (someone) happier
e.g. Cheer up—things will get better!
Chew off (phrasal verb) to remove (something) by chewing
e.g. The dog chewed the doll’s eyes off.
Chew on (phrasal verb) to think about (something)
e.g. Chew on it for a while before you decide.
Chew out (phrasal verb) to speak in an angry and critical way to (someone)
e.g. The coach chewed him out.

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 / smoke / 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. question1
    2. question2
    3. question3
  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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