3-11. I know how to find it out

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • We are learning how to speak good English.
  • I know how to drive a car.
  • I learned how to sing high.
  • She understands how to solve this.
  • We don’t know how to make friends.
  • He doesn’t understand how to calculate it.
  • She doesn’t know how to read this code.
  • I didn’t know how to use this app.
  • Do you know how to upgrade this phone?
  • Does he know how to write sentences?
  • Does she know how to install this program?
  • Did you learn how to cook?
  • Did you learn how to speak Spanish?
  • Can you teach me how to draw a lion?
  • Who taught her how to make coffee?

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
press (v) to push something with strong or steady force
You have the press the button for it to start.
worth (n) an amount of something that has a specified value: usefulness or importance
He bought a week’s worth of groceries.
likely to (adj) used to indicate the chance that something will happen
His car is likely to break down sometime soon.
reasoning (n) the process of thinking about something in a logical way in order to form a conclusion or judgment
After the decision was made, he shared their reasoning.
gut (n) the inside parts of something: used to talk about feelings, ideas, etc. that come from your emotions from what seems true or right rather than from logic or reason
He knew in his gut that the situation wasn’t right.
intuition (n) the feeling that guides a person to act a certain way without fully understanding why: knowing without any proof
I left the job because I trusted my intuition.
personality (n) a set of emotional qualities, ways of behaving, etc. that makes a person different from other people
She has a very kind personality.
determine (v) to officially decide something because of evidence or facts: to learn or find out something by getting information
The price of the shirt will determine if I will buy it.
think through (phrasal verb) to think about all the different parts or effects of something for a period of time, especially in an effort to understand or make a decision about it
Before I make a decision, I have to think through all the options. 
spontaneous (adj) done or said in a natural and often sudden way without a lot of thought or planning
They jumped on a plane and took a spontaneous vacation.

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. know / Do / shoes / your / you / how / to / tie / ?
    2. didn’t / bake / how / learn / to / She / want / to / .
    3. baby / The / hands / clap / how / knows / to / her / .
    4. want / I / drive / how / to / to / learn / . 
    5. The / sit / know / dogs / how / to / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. She want to learn how to cook.
    2. They know to ski.
    3. Do you know how drive a car? 
    4. Can you learn how to writes sentences? 
    5. They wanted to know to dance like that.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What is something you don’t know how to do but want to learn how to do?
    2. What do you know how to do well?
    3. What is something you want to learn how to do?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Press it: Give some love to three blog posts you’ve read and loved in the past week, and tell us why they’re worth reading
    3. Decisions, decisions: How are you more likely to make an important decision — by reasoning through it, or by going with your gut?

Wrap-up

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

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