2-39. Who am I supposed to see?

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Who am I supposed to contact?
  • What are we supposed to wear for the party?
  • Where is she supposed to see Eugene?
  • When are you supposed to leave?
  • Why am I supposed to follow you?
  • How am I supposed to save $500?
  • What are they supposed to introduce at the seminar?
  • Who was he supposed to assist?
  • Why were we supposed to pay taxes?
  • When were you supposed to renew it?
  • When are you supposed to visit Brazil?
  • Who are you supposed to see now?
  • Where are you supposed to go tomorrow?
  • How am I supposed to fix this?
  • What are you supposed to do today?

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
dresser (n) a piece of furniture that has drawers for storing clothes
e.g. Where were we supposed to move this dresser
choose sides (phrasal verb) to divide a group into two teams that will play against each other
e.g. When are you supposed to choose sides for the soccer game?  
fantasy (n) something that is produced by the imagination : an idea about doing something that is far removed from normal reality
e.g. Why was she supposed to write a fantasy story? 
harmless (adj) not causing harm : unable to cause harm : not dangerous
e.g. Was that dog supposed to be harmless
pointless (adj) having no meaning, purpose, or effect
e.g. Why were we supposed to do that pointless homework?
justification (n) an acceptable reason for doing something : something that justifies an action
e.g. How are we supposed to find justification for doing this? 
fiction (n) written stories about people and events that are not real : literature that tells stories which are imagined by the writer
e.g. How many pages of fiction is he supposed to write? 
tale (n) a story about imaginary events : an exciting or dramatic story
e.g. What is that tale supposed to be about? 
clam up (phrasal verb) to refuse to speak
e.g. How am I supposed to stop clamming up when they ask me questions? 
stuck (adj) difficult or impossible to move from a position
e.g. How am I supposed to get out of this position if I’m stuck

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. go / to / where / you / supposed / are / tomorrow / ?
    2. this / am / I / how / supposed / fix / to / ?
    3. supposed / were / where / stay / to / you / ?
    4. marry / supposed / is / she / who / to / ?
    5. they / what / are / here / arrive / supposed / to / time / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. When are you supposed to visit to Brazil?
    2. Who are you supposed to do today?
    3. Who am I supposed to followed?
    4. What was they supposed to memorize?
    5. Where is she supposed to live in?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What are you supposed to do tomorrow? 
    2. Where are you supposed to go on the weekend? 
    3. If you were supposed to write a fantasy, who would be the main character? 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Seven days: You wake up tomorrow morning to find all your plans have been cancelled for the next seven days and $10,000 on your dresser. Tell us about your week.
    3. Fantasy: The Tooth Fairy (or Easter Bunny, or Santa Claus . . .) : a fun and harmless fiction, or a pointless justification for lying to children?

Wrap-up

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

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