0-18. How old are you?

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • How tall are you?
  • How sensitive are you?
  • How popular were you?
  • How lazy was he?
  • How good is this ice cream?
  • How cheap is this shirt?
  • How heavy is this box?
  • How fun was the movie?
  • How hot was the soup?
  • How slow was the turtle?
  • How cold was the water?
  • How easy was the test?
  • How soft was the silk?
  • How nervous were you?
  • How strict were your parents?

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
illegal (adj)not according to or authorized by law : unlawful, illicit
e.g. How illegal is it to rob a store?
individual (adj) a single person
e.g. How independent is that individual?
join (v) to link; connect.
e.g. How well did the pieces join together?
jury (n) a body of people (typically twelve in number) sworn to give a verdict in a legal case on the basis of evidence submitted to them in court.
e.g. How reliable is the jury in this court case?
knife (n) an instrument composed of a blade fixed into a handle, used for cutting or as a weapon.
e.g. How sharp is the blade of the knife?
knowledge (n) facts, information, and skills acquired by a person through experience or education
e.g. How accurate is the knowledge you’ve gathered?
legal (adj) of, based on, or concerned with the law.
e.g. How fair is the legal system?l
etter (n) a written, typed, or printed communication, especially one sent in an envelope by mail or messenger.
e.g. How grammatically correct was the letter?
limit (n) a point or level beyond which something does not or may not extend or pass.
e.g. How far away is the limit of the city?
little (adj) small in size, amount, or degree
e.g. How little is the dog?

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. are / strong / glasses / how / your 
    2. the / honest / judge / how / was
    3. the / politician / how / is / intelligent
    4. is / college / how / applicant / smart / the
    5. how / food / how / tonight / hot / is
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. How grate was that movie?
    2. How cold is the weather yesterday?
    3. How far away are the moon?
    4. How fast was the car drive?
    5. How fog is it outside?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. How far do you have to travel to work or school?
    2. How quickly did you finish this lesson?
    3. How small is the room that you’re working in?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. How hot or cold is it outside right now? Write a paragraph about your favourite time of year for weather.
    3. Practice: Think of five ‘how + adj’ questions you could ask at a store, for example ‘how expensive is this shirt?’. Write them down and practice next time you go out.  

Wrap-up

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

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