0-24. Why don’t you ask him first?


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Why don’t you try again?
  • Why don’t you erase this?
  • Why don’t you get a rest?
  • Why don’t you lose weight?
  • Why don’t you use my phone?
  • Why don’t you visit your parents?
  • Why don’t you study in Chicago?
  • Why don’t we leave now?
  • Why don’t we take this class?
  • Why don’t we ask your sister?
  • Why don’t we read this novel?
  • Why don’t we eat something?
  • Why don’t we save money?
  • Why don’t we go to the concert?
  • Why don’t we move to New York?


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
clock (v) a mechanical or electrical device for measuring time, indicating hours, minutes, and sometimes second
e.g. Why don’t you adjust the time on the clock?
coast (v) the part of the land near the sea; the edge of the land.
e.g. Why don’t we steer towards the coast?
diet (v) the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats.
e.g. Why don’t you stick to a diet of vegetables?
evil (v) profoundly immoral and malevolent.
e.g. Why don’t you believe that he was evil?
extra (v) added to an existing or usual amount or number.
e.g. Why don’t we put extra ketchup on this burger?
fire (v)combustion or burning, a reaction that results in bright light, heat, and smoke.
e.g. Why don’t you put the fire out before we go to bed?
flood (v) an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond its normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land.
e.g. Why don’t we get insurance in case there is a flood?
girl (v) a female child.
e.g. Why don’t we buy a present for that little girl?
grow (v) (of a living thing) undergo natural development by increasing in size and changing physically; progress to maturity.
e.g. why don’t we grow flowers this year?
gun (v)a weapon incorporating from which missiles are propelled by explosive force, typically making a characteristic loud, sharp noise.
e.g. why don’t we keep guns in the house?


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1.  travel / we / to / Australia / why / don’t 
    2. once / why / concentrate / don’t / try / you / to / for
    3. don’t / me / sing / with / why / you 
    4. call / why / name / don’t / you / my
    5. me / why / you / love / me / don’t
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Why don’t we go their after breakfast?
    2. Why don’t you thought the answer is right?
    3. Why don’t you send you mom a letter?
    4. Why don’t your dye your hair?
    5. Why don’t you bought a gun?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Is there anything you don’t like to eat? Why don’t you like it?
    2. Is there an animal that you don’t like? Why don’t you like it?
    3. Is there a character in a book you hate? Why don’t you like them?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Write a paragraph that begins with the phrase “why don’t you..”
    3. Write a conversation between two people. Use “why don’t you..” at least 3 times.


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

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