3-31. Eat vegetables instead of meat


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Try this Americano instead of the latte.
  • Walk fast instead of running.
  • Use this hammer instead of the brick.
  • I walk instead of taking a nap.
  • I went shopping instead of staying home.
  • We talked instead of fighting.
  • I played the piano instead of violin.
  • I called her instead of emailing her.
  • I exercised instead of eating.
  • I want to master English instead of Chinese.
  • I want to read a magazine instead of this textbook.
  • You can use my room instead of the living room.
  • Did you visit America instead of Canada?
  • Did you play game instead of studying?
  • Did you sleep instead of doing your homework?


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
bittersweet (v) def1
e.g. example
nostalgic (v) def2
e.g. example
brick (v) def3
e.g. example
substitute (v) def4
e.g. example
replace (v) def5
e.g. example
alternatively (v) def6
e.g. example
achieve (v) def7
e.g. example
carry out (v) def8
e.g. example
follow through (v) def9
e.g. example
get things done (v) def10
e.g. example


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. question1
    2. question2
    3. question3
    4. question4
    5. question5
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. question1
    2. question2
    3. question3
    4. question4
    5. question5
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. question1
    2. question2
    3. question3
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Bittersweet memories: You receive a gift that is bittersweet and makes you nostalgic. What is it?
    3. Goals: When you started a year, did you set any goals? Have you achieved them? Have they changed at all since last year?


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

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