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.
|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.
- Make a sentence.
- had / her / wish / you / seen / I / .
- I / time / I / had / wish / had / .
- forgotten / I / wish / my / hadn’t / you / advice / .
- they / wish / us / had / I / helped / .
- wish / we / up / hadn’t / I / given / .
- Correct the following sentences.
- I wish I have bought it.
- I wish she had call me yesterday.
- I wish you sell your house.
- I wish we had been studied in Los Angeles.
- I wish Olivia has come.
- Answer the following questions.
- (Homework) Write a paragraph.
- Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
- Ghostwriter: If you could have any author –living or dead – write your biography, who would you choose?
- Erasure: You have the choice to erase one incident from your past, as though it never happened. What would you erase and why?