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.
|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.
- Make a sentence.
- until / Wait / call / I / .
- going / bell / the / Keep / until / rings / .
- late / until / it / He / worked / was / .
- slept / noon / until / She / .
- play / until / leave / to / have / We / can / I / .
- Correct the following sentences.
- They use candles until the power was restored.
- Can you wait until say it’s okay?
- They won’t be back, until March.
- Keep working until time to leave.
- He was sick until he goes to the doctor.
- Answer the following questions.
- How long do you work during the day?
- What are some things you have to wait for?
- How long do you have to wait for those things?
- (Homework) Write a paragraph.
- Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
- 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?
- Your time to shine: Early bird, or night owl?