2-41. I wish you had seen her


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I wish I had seen your sister.
  • I wish I had bought the stocks.
  • I wish you had followed me.
  • I wish you had explained it to me.
  • I wish we had visited Washington D.C.
  • I wish we had watched it yesterday.
  • I wish she had proposed to me.
  • I wish they had promoted me.
  • I wish I hadn’t saved the killer.
  • I wish we hadn’t kissed.
  • I wish you had seen her.
  • I wish you had come to the party.
  • I wish I had had time.
  • I wish I had bought it.
  • I wish she had called me yesterday.


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
stock (n) a share of the value of a company which can be bought, sold, or traded as an investment
e.g. Most of her money is invested in stocks.
promote (v) to change the rank or position of (someone) to a higher or more important one
e.g. I was promoted today!
Clock in (phrasal verb) to record on a special card the time that you start working
e.g. What time did you clock on?
Clock off (phrasal verb) to record on a special card the time that you stop working
e.g. What time did you clock off yesterday?
Clock up (phrasal verb) to gain or reach (a particular number or amount)
e.g. Our company clocked up a record number of sales this year.
Close down (phrasal verb) to permanently stop operating
e.g. The factory closed down in the 1980s.
Close in (phrasal verb) to come or move nearer or closer
e.g. The lions closed in for the kill.
Close off (phrasal verb) to not allow (something) to be used for a period of time
e.g. The city closed off the beach to tourists.
Close on (phrasal verb) to formally and legally agree to and complete (an important financial arrangement, such as the purchase of a house)
e.g. We’re going to close on our house next Friday.
Close out (phrasal verb) to quickly sell (all of a particular type of product in a store) at a lower price
e.g. We’re closing out our entire stock of children’s clothing! Come and pick up some bargains!


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. had / her / wish / you / seen / I / . 
    2. I / time / I / had / wish / had / .
    3. forgotten  / I / wish / my / hadn’t / you / advice / .
    4. they / wish / us / had / I / helped / .
    5. wish / we / up / hadn’t / I / given / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I wish I have bought it.
    2. I wish she had call me yesterday.
    3. I wish you sell your house.
    4. I wish we had been studied in Los Angeles.
    5. I wish Olivia has come.
  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. Ghostwriter: If you could have any author –living or dead – write your biography, who would you choose?
    3. Erasure: You have the choice to erase one incident from your past, as though it never happened. What would you erase and why?


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

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