2-40. I wish I were a princess


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I wish I were a women.
  • I wish I were Korean.
  • I wish I had a Chanel bag.
  • I wish I had a house and a car.
  • I wish I could see you tonight.
  • I wish I could buy a Louis Vuitton bag for her.
  • I wish you were not my friend.
  • I wish we were not poor.
  • I wish you were mine.
  • I wish my girlfriend had a car.
  • I wish I were you.
  • I wish I were younger.
  • I wish I were rich.
  • I wish I had a building.
  • I wish I had a boyfriend.


Here are some grammar tips. 


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

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
Clean up 1 (phrasal verb) to remove (dirt, spilled substances, etc.)
e.g. Would you mind cleaning up the spilled milk?
Clean up 2 (phrasal verb) to make yourself clean : to wash your face and hands
e.g. I’m sure you’ll want to clean up after a full day of traveling.
Clean up your act (phrasal verb) to behave in a way that is more acceptable
e.g. After years of drug abuse, she finally got treatment and cleaned up her act.
Clean out 1 (phrasal verb) to remove unwanted things from (a room, closet, etc.)
e.g. I need to clean out my purse.
Clean out 2 (phrasal verb) to steal or take everything from (someone or something)
e.g. The thieves broke in and cleaned out the store.
Clean out 3 (phrasal verb) to use up all or most of someone’s money
e.g. Buying the house really cleaned us out. Now we’re broke.
Clean sweep (phrasal verb) a victory in which one side or team wins every game, contest, etc.
e.g. The Red Sox won the series in a clean sweep.
Clean your plate (phrasal verb) to eat all the food on your plate
e.g. The children were not allowed to have dessert until they had cleaned their plates.
Clear away (phrasal verb) to remove (something) from an area or surface
e.g. Just give me a moment to clear away all these papers, then we can sit down at the table.
Clear off (phrasal verb) to remove things from (an area or surface)
e.g. It took her a few minutes to clear off the dinner table.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. I / were / wish / I / you / .
    2. I / here / you / wish / were / .
    3. I / could / for / I / wish / wait / you / .
    4. she / wish / me / could / I / help / .
    5. New York / wish / we / study / I / in / could / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I wish I am rich.
    2. I wish we have a lot of money.
    3. I wish I can fly.
    4. I wish you could come to my party.
    5. I wish she lives in Seoul.
  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. VIP: Who’s the most important person in your life — and how would your day-to-day existence be different without them?
    3. Playlist of the week: Tell us how your week went by putting together a playlist of five songs that represent it.


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

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