3-28. I won’t eat it unless it’s a chocolate cookie


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Let’s talk unless you’re busy.
  • Let’s hang out unless you’re tired.
  • Let’s take a bus unless we are in a hurry.
  • Let’s go home unless we have something to do.
  • Come to work unless you’re really sick.
  • Study English hard unless you’re a genius.
  • Finish your homework unless you have to leave now.
  • Don’t run unless the bear moves.
  • Don’t skip breakfast unless you’re really busy.
  • I want to use your service unless it’s expensive.
  • I don’t want to park here unless it’s free.
  • I can’t pass this test unless you help me.
  • You can’t move this truck unless you are Superman.
  • We can’t win unless he comes back.
  • They can’t work here unless they speak English.


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
spouse (n) someone who is married: a husband or wife
She sat next to her spouse at dinner.
variety (n) a number or collection of different things or people
There was a variety of flavors at the shop.
run through (phrasal verb) to spend or use up something quickly: to read, repeat or practice something quickly
Before you leave, be sure to run through your lines one last time.
fill in the blank (phrasal verb) to complete a document by providing necessary information
On the quiz, please fill in the blank with your answer.
rapport (n) a friendly relationship
The employee quickly developed a good rapport with her coworkers.
bond (n) something that is shared between people or groups and forms a connection between them
The event created a bond between the attendees.
get along with (phrasal verb) to be or remain friendly
The brother tries to get along with his sister.
associate (v) to think of one person or thing when you think of another person or thing
I always associate chocolate with strawberries.
pet-peeve (n) something that annoys or bothers a person very much
A messy kitchen is one of my biggest pet-peeves.
fit in (v) to belong in a particular situation, place or group: to go into or through a particular space
She wanted to fit in with the other students.


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. can’t / finish / work / unless / You / go / you / your / .
    2. will / replaced / gets / it / They / sad / be / unless / sad / .
    3. weather / We’re / is / bad / going / unless/ the / . 
    4. eat / don’t / healthy / I / want / unless/ to / eat / it’s / that / . 
    5. gets / unless / She / reward / a / she / won’t / work / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Go to bed unless be tired.
    2. Eat your dinner unless hungry.
    3. She won’t go, unless they drive.
    4. The artist didn’t work unless he gets paid.
    5. You will get the job – unless – you don’t show up.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What won’t you do unless you get paid for it?
    2. When do you go to bed unless you’re busy?
    3. What can’t you do unless someone helps you?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. I want to know what love is: We each have many types of love relationships — parents,
      children, spouses, friends. And they’re not always with people; you may love an animal or a place. Is there a single idea or definition that runs through all the varieties of “love”?
    3. Fill in the blank: Three people walk into a bar . . .


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

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