3-14. I get nervous whenever I see a foreigner


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Practice these patterns whenever you have time.
  • Ask me whenever you have a question.
  • My father is busy whenever I call him.
  • I wash my car whenever I have time.
  • He studies English whenever he has time.
  • They dance whenever they hear this song.
  • The roof leaks whenever it rains.
  • You made me laugh whenever I was sad.
  • We gave him a reward whenever he got an A.
  • I will be there whenever you need me.
  • I can buy anything whenever I want.
  • He can use my computer whenever he needs a computer.
  • Do you cry whenever you hear this song?
  • Do you snore whenever you sleep?
  • Did you visit her whenever she was sick?


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
unknown (adj) not known
There is a lot that remains
unknown about him.
freaky (adj) strange or unusual
The plot twist at the end was freaky.
unexpected (adj) not expected
The ending of the movie was unexpected.
converse (v) to talk usually informally with someone
At school, we often converse in Spanish.

(n) something that is the opposite of something else
The situation was actually the converse of what he said.

swap (v) to give something and receive something in return: to trade or exchange
Do you want to swap gifts for the holidays?
in someone’s shoes (idiom) sharing a particular experience or circumstance with someone else
To really understand, you’ll need to step into someone’s shoes.
empathy (n) the feeling that you understand and share another person’s experiences and emotions
She felt empathy toward those in need.
vicarious (adj) experienced or felt by watching, hearing about or reading about someone else rather than by doing something yourself
Watching home videos was a vicarious experience.
on behalf of (adj) as a representative of someone
The student volunteered on behalf of her friend.
anticipate (v) to expect or look ahead to something with pleasure
I will anticipate when you return.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. sad / am / see / I / him / I / whenever / .
    2. comes / call / I / She / whenever / .
    3. around / need / whenever/ Are / you / you / I / ?
    4. studies / he / He / has / time / whenever / .
    5. babysit / Can / whenever / need / we / you / you / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. She wants go whenever they go.
    2. I was happy whenever they will come.
    3. I want to swap sides whenever we lost.
    4. She can go out, whenever she wants.
    5. Were you awake whenever the baby is?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What is something you like to do whenever you can? 
    2. What is something you do whenever you go out?
    3. How often do you go to the store?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Unknown caller: You receive a call from an unexpected person. Who is it, and what is the conversation about? Go!
    3. Freaky Friday: If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be, and why? If that seems too easy, try this one: who would you like to have spend a day as you and what do you hope they’d learn from the experience?


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

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