0-33. Why do you think I said that?

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Why do you think I am here?
  • Why do you think I am doing this?
  • Why do you think I am supporting you?
  • Why do you think she is hiding her secret?
  • Why do you think they are running?
  • Why do you think they are hiding here?
  • Why do you think we are saving money?
  • Why do you think I work hard?
  • Why do you think he works here?
  • Why do you think I studied English?
  • Why do you think he ignored it?
  • Why do you think I left New York?
  • Why do you think they cried?
  • Why do you think people don’t like you?
  • Why do you think he doesn’t trust you?

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
Impulse (n) a sudden strong and unreflective urge or desire to act
e.g. Why do you think he acted on impulse?
Inform (v)give (someone) facts or information; tell.
e.g. Why do you think he decided to inform us?
Intense (adj) of extreme force, degree, or strength.
e.g. Why do you think the storm became so intense?
Joy (n) a feeling of great pleasure and happiness.
e.g. Why do you think she caused us so much joy?
Kidnap (v) take (someone) away illegally by force, typically to obtain a ransom.
e.g. Why do you think they kidnapped the CEO’s son?
King (n) the male ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth
e.g. Why do you think the king become the leader of the country?
Love (n) an intense feeling of deep affection.
e.g. Why do you think the girl fell in love with that boy?
Lake (n) a large body of water surrounded by land
e.g. Why do you think they swam across the lake?
Laugh (v) to smile while making sounds with your voice that show you think something is funny
e.g. Why do you think the comedy show makes you laugh so hard?
Lazy (adj) unwilling to work or use energy.
e.g. Why do you think our employees are so lazy?

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. you / helped / why / think / her / I / do 
    2. you / said / do / goodbye / think / why / she
    3. to / do / listening / me / he / is /why / think / you
    4. me / teacher / why / think / hates / you / do / my
    5. they / house / do / you / bought / why / think / a
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Why do you think she buy candy?
    2. Why do you think roses are read?
    3. Why do you think alarm bell are ringing?
    4. Why do you think impulse are bad to act upon?
    5. Why do you think my shirt is stain?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Why do you think people love dogs?
    2. Why do you think music brings people together?
    3. Why do you think vegetables are healthy to eat?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Why do you think it is important to learn English? Write a paragraph about it.
    3. Imagine: who is someone that you really look up to? If you had the chance to sit down with them, what are three ‘why do you think’ questions you would ask them?

Wrap-up

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

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