3-18. I’ll wait here until you come back


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Run until you fall.
  • Study math until you get an A.
  • Wait here until mommy comes back.
  • I am going to stay here until 5.
  • I am going to try everything until I succeed.
  • We are not going to give up until we succeed.
  • I have to work until 10.
  • I can’t leave until 12.
  • I won’t be here until Friday.
  • She won’t come back until next week.
  • Was she sick until Saturday?
  • Are you going to practice until you become perfect?
  • Can you stay in America until they finish the project?
  • Did they wait for you until you arrived?
  • Did you keep singing until you were tired?


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
display (v) to put something where people can see it
The artist wanted to display his artwork in the gallery.
artwork (n) a painting, sculpture, photograph, etc. that is created to be beautiful or to express an important idea or feeling
The child colored with crayons in his artwork.
early bird (n) a person who rises, arrives or acts before the usual or expected time
As an early bird, she was always the first one awake in the morning.
night owl (n) a person who is habitually active or wakeful at night
Late nights at work didn’t bother him as he was a night owl.
routine (n) a regular way of doing things in a particular order
The baby will get upset if you change her routine.
tap into (phrasal verb) to put information into a machine by pushing buttons: to take or use money, knowledge, etc. from a source
We’ll need to tap into other markets to increase our profits.
tense (adj) nervous and not able to relax
Driving in the storm made her tense.
imply (v) to express something in an indirect way: to suggest something without saying or showing it plainly
His statements imply that she’s wrong.
impulse (n) a sudden strong desire to do something
When she fell, I had the impulse to rush to help her.
gather (v) to bring things or people together in a group
The girl should gather her toys when she’s done playing.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. until / Wait / call / I / .
    2. going / bell / the / Keep / until / rings / .
    3. late / until / it / He / worked / was / .
    4. slept / noon / until / She / .
    5. play / until / leave / to / have / We / can / I / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. They use candles until the power was restored.
    2. Can you wait until say it’s okay?
    3. They won’t be back, until March.
    4. Keep working until time to leave.
    5. He was sick until he goes to the doctor. 
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. How long do you work during the day?
    2. What are some things you have to wait for?
    3. How long do you have to wait for those things?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Wall to wall: What do you display on the walls of your home — photos, posters, artwork, nothing? How do you choose what to display? What mood are you trying to create?
    3. Your time to shine: Early bird, or night owl?


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

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