0-41. How many friends do you think I have?

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • How many jobs do you think I have?
  • How many hours do you think I work?
  • How many clients do you think I see every year?
  • How many computers do you think I fix every day?
  • How many hours do you think they study every day?
  • How many days do you think we need?
  • How many tickets do you think we sold?
  • How many weeks do you think he will give us?
  • How many boxes do you think I can lift?
  • How many push-ups do you think I can do?
  • How many projects do you think she will give us?
  • How many chapters do you think he will finish?
  • How many people do you think they will hire?
  • How many children do you think we can teach?
  • How many years do you think we can stay in New York?

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
parallel (adj) (of lines, planes, surfaces, or objects) side by side and having the same distance continuously between them
e.g. How many roads do you think run parallel to this one?
edge (n) the outside limit of an object, area, or surface; a place or part farthest away from the center of something
e.g. How many stars do you think are between us and the edge of the universe?
basin (n) a bowl for washing, typically attached to a wall and having faucets connected to a water supply; a washbasin
e.g. How many times do you think I have to fill the basin before you can get clean?
narrow (adj) (especially of something that is considerably longer or higher than it is wide) of small width
e.g. How many people do you think will fit in the narrow tunnel?
keep (v) have or retain possession of
e.g. How many times do you think I can tell her to keep it before she’ll keep it?
needle (n) a very fine slender piece of metal with a point at one end and a hole or eye for thread at the other, used in sewing
e.g. How many times do you think I’ve lost this needle during my sewing project?
sailor (n) a person whose job it is to work as a member of the crew of a commercial or naval ship or boat
e.g. How many sailors do you think work on this ship?
observe (v) notice or perceive (something) and register it as being significant
e.g. How many ways do you think I can observe the target in my spying mission?
jelly (n) a sweet, clear, semisolid, somewhat elastic spread or preserve made from fruit juice and sugar boiled to a thick consistency
e.g. How many minutes do you think the jelly needs to cool for?
barrier (n) a fence or other obstacle that prevents movement or access
e.g. How many barriers do you think will be blocking my path?

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. I / do / myself / times / how / repeat / to / have / many / times / you / think 
    2. garden / flowers / think / how / you / many / do / in / will / my / grow
    3. to / think / work / how / hours / many / I / to / have / do / you
    4. do / think / needles / you / how / immune / many / I / get / need / to / before / am 
    5. do / think / how / cross / be / to / successful / barriers / you / many / I  / have / to
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. How many tissues do you think you’ll need when youre sick?
    2. How many dogs do you think we can feasibley own?
    3. How many pencil do you think I should bring?
    4. How many books do you think I can red?
    5. How many opportunities do you think I will getting?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. How many items do you think are on the desk where you’re working right now?
    2. How many news articles do you think you have read today?
    3. How many songs do you think you have listened to today?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. How many items do you think you can fit in your bag? Write a paragraph about 5 items that you never leave the house without.
    3. How many things do you think are left on your to-do list today? Practice by writing out your to-do list in English

Wrap-up

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

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