3-20. Call me after you finish working

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Call me after 7.
  • Take this pill after you eat something.
  • Brush your teeth after you eat.
  • I drink a lot of water after I finish exercising.
  • She exercises after she gets off work.
  • I took a nap after I had lunch.
  • I picked up my son after I finished working.
  • She went to bed after she read the book.
  • She went out after she fixed her makeup.
  • He went to America after he took the test.
  • I didn’t turn it off after I used it.
  • Don’t touch your eyes after you use this product.
  • Does she stretch after she dances?
  • Did you go out after you finished your homework?
  • Did you walk after you ate?

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
personal space (v)the physical space immediately surrounding someone, into which any encroachment feels threatening to or uncomfortable for them.
e.g. she felt uncomfortable after her private space was threatened
to extent (v)the degree to which something has spread; the size or scale of something.
e.g. I was flattered after he went to that extent for me
creativity (v)the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work.
e.g. Rachel knew she would need to work harder after her boss demanded more creativity
attract (v)cause to come to a place or participate in a venture by offering something of interest, favorable conditions, or opportunities.
e.g. He was confident he could attract customers after he put up a new sign
balance (v)an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady
e.g. He would be able to balance on the beam after practicing
stick to (v) to continue or confine oneself to doing or using (a particular thing). To adhere to.
e.g. He would stick to carrots after trying broccoli
readership (v) the readers of a text (newspaper, magazine, etc) taken as a collective
e.g. Readership went down after Sarah decided to publish only cat photos
accessible (v) a place that is easy to reach
e.g. The building was made accessible to wheelchairs after the law passed
improv (v) the act of making something up on the spot, especially as a theatre technique
e.g. She went to improv classes after Hassan told her she was good at thinking on her feet
suggest (v) to put something forward for consideration
e.g. she decided to suggest eating after they finished the walk

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. we / will / we / travelling / finish / (after) / eat 
    2. screamed / she / her / surprised / (after) 
    3. passed / storm / they / they / thought / okay / would / that / be / (after)
    4. dinner / he / ate / full / (after) / he / he / would 
    5.  her / to / dance / he / (after) / met / George  / wanted 
  2. Correct the following sentences.
    1. Don’t go to bed immediately after you ate
    2. You should help him after he help you
    3. There is no need to crying after you watch a bad movie
    4. Once I think I saw a rainbow after a storm
    5. She hope they would still be friends after the fight
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What do you enjoy doing after a long day of work?
    2. What is one new thing you’ll have learned after this lesson?
    3. What do you plan on doing for fun after you complete this?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Personal space: To what extent is your blog a place for your own self-expression and creativity vs. a site designed to attract readers? How do you balance that? If sticking to certain topics and types of posts meant your readership would triple, would you do it?
    3. Mad Libs: Turn to your co-workers, kids, Facebook friends, family — anyone who’s accessible — and ask them to suggest an article, an adjective, and a noun. There’s your post title! 

Wrap-up

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

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