1-52. Just because you’re pretty doesn’t mean everyone likes you

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Just because I love myself doesn’t mean I am selfish.
  • Just because I am old doesn’t mean I am weak.
  • Just because we are friends doesn’t mean you can lie to me.
  • Just because you are my brother doesn’t mean I can hire you.
  • Just because you have money doesn’t mean you can buy happiness.
  • Just because I am a model doesn’t mean I am tall.
  • Just because he eats a lot doesn’t mean he is fat.
  • Just because I drive a BMW doesn’t mean I am rich.
  • Just because he is American doesn’t mean his English is perfect.
  • Just because you eat salad doesn’t mean you will lose weight.
  • Just because you are my brother doesn’t mean I love you.
  • Just because I am single doesn’t mean I am lonely.
  • Just because my parents are rich doesn’t mean I am rich, too.
  • Just because I like hip hop music doesn’t mean I want to be a rapper.
  • Just because you are my boss doesn’t mean you can control me.

Notes

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Vocabulary

Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
take back (v) return an item
e.g. Just because you broke it doesn’t mean you can take it back
take something off (v) remove something (usually clothing)
e.g. Just because you are hot it doesn’t mean you should take off your shirt.
take out (v) remove from a place or thing
e.g. Just because you’re tired doesn’t mean you don’t have to take the garbage out to the street for me?
take sby out (v) pay for somebody to go somewhere with you
e.g. Just because you took me out to dinner it doesn’t mean I owe you money. 
tear up (v) rip into pieces
e.g. Just because you tear up your homework doesn’t mean you will pass your class. 
tear off (v) rip off a piece of something
e.g. Just because you tear off all the paper doesn’t mean you don’t have to clean it up. 
think over (v) consider
e.g. Just because you have to think over your decision for a long time doesn’t mean you will be right. 
throw away (v) dispose of
e.g. Just because we threw away our clothes doesn’t mean we get to buy new ones. 
turn into (v) become something/someone else
e.g. Just because you turn into a mean person when you’re hungry doesn’t mean it doesn’t hurt my feelings. 
turn down (v) refuse
e.g. Just because you turned down the job doesn’t mean they won’t give it to someone else. 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. just because / I am lonely /I am single / doesn’t mean / .
    2. just because / doesn’t mean / you are my boss /  you can control me / .
    3. doesn’t mean / I am smiling /just because /  I am happy / .
    4. he lives in Tokyo / doesn’t mean / he can speak Japanese / just because / .
    5. I eat it every day / I like chicken / just because / doesn’t mean / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Just because my parents is rich doesn’t mean I am rich, too.
    2. Just because he has a mansion doesn’t mean he is a rich.
    3. Just because today is Sunday doesn’t mean I am depressing.
    4. Just because I am not crying doesn’t mean I don’t sad.
    5. Just because he is cute didn’t mean he is a nice guy.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Can children be allowed to do anything? (use “just because …doesn’t mean…”)
    2. Do pretty girls always get what they want? (use “just because …doesn’t mean…”)
    3. Can you do anything if you have money? (use “just because …doesn’t mean…”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Describe something you could never give away.
    3. What would you do if you were late for an important appointment?

Wrap-up

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

1-47. It’s no wonder you are happy

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • It’s no wonder you are mad.
  • It’s no wonder she needs you.
  • It’s no wonder you are rich.
  • It’s no wonder he doesn’t want to leave.
  • It’s no wonder they are not here.
  • It’s no wonder she got an A.
  • It’s no wonder we failed.
  • It’s no wonder you were upset.
  • It’s no wonder they fired the lazy boy.
  • It’s no wonder he ran away from you.
  • It’s no wonder you are happy.
  • It’s no wonder you are sick.
  • It’s no wonder you like Ken.
  • It’s no wonder you don’t like this song.
  • It’s no wonder you are not happy.

Notes

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Vocabulary

Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
look into (idiom) investigate
e.g. It’s no wonder you want to look into those prices. 
sick (adj) affected with a disease or illness
e.g.  It’s no wonder he is still in bed, he is sick. 
look out for sby/ sthg (idiom) be especially vigilant for
e.g. It’s no wonder you were looking out for snakes on the hiking trail since you’re so scared.
 look over (idiom) check, examine
e.g. It’s no wonder you need to look over your essay for spelling mistakes.
upset (adjangry or unhappy
e.g. It’s no wonder she is upset after what you said to her.
earth (nthe planet on which we live
e.g.  It’s no wonder you have to study the earth in school. 
make up (idiom)  invent, lie about something
e.g.  It’s no wonder you don’t trust her, she always makes up stories.
wonder (n) something or someone that is very surprising, beautiful, amazing, etc.
e.g. the wonders of science
makeup (idiom) apply cosmetics to
e.g.  It’s no wonder she wears so much makeup
mix up (idiom) confuse two or more things
e.g. It’s no wonder I always mix up the twins’ names!

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. you / wonder / it’s / sick / no / are / .
    2. no / is / tired / it’s / she / wonder / .
    3. you / it’s / people / wonder /no / love / .
    4. this / you / it’s failed / no / test / wonder / .
    5. focus / wonder / can’t / it’s / no / you / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. It’s no wonder you don’t happy.
    2. It’s no wonder he is a hungry.
    3. It’s no wonder you can’t running.
    4. It’s no wonder she can’t visit to us today.
    5. It’s no wonder he can’t save moneys.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Do your parents love you? (use “it’s no wonder”)
    2. Do you think Cambly is good for learning English? (use “it’s no wonder”)
    3. Do you think people want to find love? (use “it’s no wonder”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What would you invent to make life better?
    3. Families are important because…

Wrap-up

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1-46. There’s no way we won the game

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • There’s no way she is your daughter.
  • There’s no way we have a test today.
  • There’s no way she doesn’t like me.
  • There’s no way they don’t like my drawing.
  • There’s  no way you are Italian.
  • There’s no way they are friends.
  • There’s no way she stole my money.
  • There’s no way he didn’t know.
  • There’s no way she cheated on the test.
  • There’s no way she is going to the mall with her sister.
  • There’s no way he is your son.
  • There’s no way she is a student.
  • There’s no way you have a bike.
  • There’s no way you are Japanese.
  • There’s no way this is your house.

Notes

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Vocabulary

Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
keep on doing something (idiom) continue doing
e.g. There’s no way you can keep on jumping. 
keep something from somebody (idiom) not tell
e.g. There’s no way you can keep that secret from him. 
keep out (idiom) stop from entering
e.g. There’s no way you can keep the wet dog out of the living room.
keep up (idiom) continue at the same rate
e.g. There’s no way you can keep those grades up
let down (idiom) fail to support or help, disappoint
e.g. I need you to be on time. Don’t let me down this time.
let in (idiom) allow to enter
e.g. Can you let the cat in before you go to school?
look back (idiom) see behind you
e.g. Don’t look back when you are running. 
look down on somebody (idiom)  think less of, consider inferior
e.g. There’s no way you can look down on him after what he did. 
look for (idiom) try to find
e.g. I’m looking for a red dress for the wedding.
look on (idiom) to be a spectator at an event
e.g. Are you going to look on from your seat? 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. this / there’s / your / way / is / no / house / .
    2. remember / way / no / they / there’s / me / .
    3. she / to / way / no / lied / me / there’s / .
    4. my / way / he / there’s / forgot / no / birthday / .
    5. tomorrow / there’s / rain / way / it / no / will / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. there’s no way she like you.
    2. there’s no way today is a Sunday.
    3. there’s no way they ignored my warn.
    4. there’s no way he will visit to me.
    5. there’s no way it will be snow today.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Do you want to become a president? (use “there’s no way”)
    2. Do you think you will be a millionaire? (use “there’s no way”)
    3. Do you want to become a super star? (use “there’s no way”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What makes you laugh?
    3. Why do you think prejudice exists in the world?

Wrap-up

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

1-45. Thank God it’s the weekend!

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Thank God I am not alone.
  • Thank God you are here.
  • Thank God we don’t have a problem.
  • Thank God your brother has money.
  • Thank God she didn’t find out.
  • Thank God he left early.
  • Thank God it was not your mistake.
  • Thank God we are learning English.
  • Thank God you are working.
  • Thank God I am not working with John.
  • Thank God you are my friend.
  • Thank God you are okay.
  • Thank God she is cute.
  • Thank God my friend is cool.
  • Thank God today is Friday.

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
calm down (idiom) relax after being angry
e.g. Thank God he was able to calm down
catch up (idiom) get to the same point as somebody else
e.g. Thank God she could run fast so she could catch up with Marty.
check in (idiom) arrive and register at a hotel or airport
e.g. Thank God we can get the hotel keys when we check in.
knit (v) to make (a piece of clothing) from yarn or thread by using long needles or a special machine
e.g. Thank God she was learning to knit
cut back on something (idiom) consume less
e.g. My doctor wants me to cut back on sweets and fatty foods.
bowl (na round container that has tall, curving sides and that is used for preparing or serving foods and liquids
e.g. Thank God I didn’t drop my bowl of soup. 
hang on (idiom) wait a short time (informal)
e.g. Hang on while I grab my coat and shoes!
miss something (v) to fail to do, take, make, or have (something)
e.g. The driver was so distracted that he missed the turn.
hang up (idiom) end a phone call
e.g. He didn’t say goodbye before he hung up the phone.
blanket (idiom) a covering made of cloth that is used especially on a bed to keep you warm
e.g. You might need a blanket tonight, it is cold. 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. you / thank / my / God / friend / are / .
    2. thank / friend / cool / my / is / God / .
    3. umbrella / I / thank / an / God / have / .
    4. the / God / was / thank / test / easy / .  
    5. thank / marry / Andy / didn’t / God / her / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Thank God today is on Friday.
    2. Thank God I’m not a animal.
    3. Thank God Donna is not at Korea.
    4. Thank God you helped for me yesterday.
    5. Thank God they didn’t found us.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. You didn’t miss the train. What do you say? (use “thank God..”)
    2. Do you work? Are you happy about it? (use “thank God..”)
    3. Do you like living in your country? Why? (use “thank God..”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What makes you feel safe?
    3. Would you like to be famous? Why or why not? What would you like to be famous for?

Wrap-up

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

1-44. It’s too bad you have to leave early

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • It’s too bad you have to work tomorrow.
  • It’s too bad she has to leave this country.
  • It’s too bad you are not my type.
  • It’s too bad I don’t have time.
  • It’s too bad you don’t have a friend.
  • It’s too bad he is not single.
  • It’s too bad they have to study until 10.
  • It’s too bad we’ve lost the game.
  • It’s too bad you are on a diet.
  • It’s too bad she doesn’t enjoy eating.
  • It’s too bad I am sick today.
  • It’s too bad you are busy today.
  • It’s too bad you are not here.
  • It’s too bad she doesn’t have a daughter.
  • It’s too bad this dress is too small.

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
on a diet (idiom) trying to lose weight by eating less food or specific foods.
e.g. It’s too bad that you’re on a diet on your vacation. 
single (n) not having or including another : only one
e.g. It’s too bad we only have a single sock, not the pair.
do somebody/ something over (idiom) beat up, ransack (informal)
e.g. It’s too bad that he decided to do somebody and hurt him. 
do something over (idiom) do again
e.g. It’s too bad we have to do our homework over because we had it wrong. 
do away with something (idiom) discard
e.g. We have to do away with the evidence so we don’t get caught. 
do something up (idiom) fasten, close
e.g. You need to do up the button on your shirt. 
drop back (idiom) move back in a position/group
e.g. We have to drop back a class because we had troubles with it. 
drop in/ by/ over (idiom) come without an appointment
e.g. It’s too bad he couldn’t get an appointment, he just have to drop in
drop somebody/ something off (idiom) take somebody/ something somewhere and leave them/it there
e.g. It’s too bad he forgot his sweater when he was dropped off at home. 
drop out (idiom) quit a class, school etc
e.g. It’s too bad he decided to drop out of school. 

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. it’s / you / here / not / bad / too / are / .
    2. this / too / dress / it’s / too / bad / is / small / .
    3. stay / it’s / too / can’t / us / bad / you / with / .
    4. it’s / money / I / have / too /bad / don’t / .
    5. tomorrow / to / bad / too / you / work / it’s / have / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. It’s too bad she doesn’t has a daughter.
    2. It’s too bad I can’t see you yesterday.
    3. It’s too bad she don’t likes this movie.
    4. It’s too bad they not remember my birthday.
    5. It’s too bad she had to study now.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Your friend can’t come to your party. What do you say? (use “it’s too bad”)
    2. You were out of town when your friend visited your city. What do you say? (use “it’s too bad”)
    3. You don’t have much money. What do you say? (use “it’s too bad”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What TV or movie star would you like to invite to your birthday party?
    3. How do you feel when you have had a fight with your best friend?

Wrap-up

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

1-43. Let’s say we are husband and wife

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Let’s say you have a sister.
  • Let’s say you know my secret.
  • Let’s say we are brothers.
  • Let’s say he doesn’t like me.
  • Let’s say it was my fault.
  • Let’s say they are not singers.
  • Let’s say you were not there.
  • Let’s say he didn’t steal my shoes.
  • Let’s say she was sick yesterday.
  • Let’s say you didn’t see Tom.
  • Let’s say I like you.
  • Let’s say this is your building.
  • Let’s say he is your son.
  • Let’s say she is your wife.
  • Let’s say he knows me.

Notes

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Vocabulary

Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
then (adv) used to indicate what happened or happens next
e.g. Let’s say it didn’t happen then
go out with somebody (idiom) to leave your home for an activity
e.g. Let’s go out with Emily to the theatre together. 
own (v) to have (something) as property : to legally possess (something)
e.g. Let’s own this house together. 
fault (n) a problem or bad part that prevents something from being perfect : a flaw or defect
e.g. Let’s say that it was our brother’s fault it broke. 
borrow (v) to take and use (something that belongs to someone else) for a period of time before returning it
e.g. Can I borrow your camera?
fault (n) responsibility for a problem, mistake, bad situation, etc.
e.g. The accident was not her fault.
come apart (idiom) separate
e.g. The shoes are coming apart because they are so old. 
come down with something (idiom) become sick
e.g. She came down with the flu. 
come forward (idiom) volunteer for a task or to give evidence
e.g. Let’s say we come forward and volunteer to help at the event. 
come from (idiom) originate in
e.g. What country did you come from

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. this / say / is / your / let’s / building / .
    2. me / say / likes / let’s / he / .
    3. let’s / you / say / 20 / are / .
    4. let’s / yesterday / they / say / helped / you / .
    5. she / friend / let’s / wasn’t / our / say / . 
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Let’s say him is your son.
    2. Let’s says she is your wife.
    3. Let’s say today was Saturday.
    4. Let’s say you not know my phone number.
    5. Let’s say she didn’t drink my coffee.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What would it be like to live underwater? (use “let’s say”)
    2. What would it be like to live as a different gender?  (use “let’s say”)
    3. What would it be like to be a genius? (use “let’s say”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What would you do if a friend borrows things from you but never returns them?
    3. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Wrap-up

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

1-42. Let’s compare these two

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Let’s have lunch together.
  • Let’s ask Master Eugene.
  • Let’s hang out in Shinsa-dong.
  • Let’s pray for them.
  • Let’s be honest.
  • Let’s not invite Kenny.
  • Let’s not waste out time.
  • Let’s not meet today.
  • Let’s not forget her birthday.
  • Let’s not be sad.
  • Let’s go.
  • Let’s drink water.
  • Let’s practice this pattern.
  • Let’s finish this project today.
  • Let’s surprise Dennis.

Notes

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Vocabulary

Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
surprise (n) the feeling caused by something that is unexpected or unusual
e.g. Let’s surprise her with a party. 
judge (v) to form an opinion about (something or someone) after careful thought
e.g. You should not judge people by their appearance.
project (n) a planned piece of work that has a specific purpose
e.g. Let’s make a project, we can create a model plane. 
external (adj) located, seen, or used on the outside or surface of something
e.g. the external features of the building
backyard (n) an area in back of a house
e.g. We spent the evening relaxing in the backyard.
compare (v) to look at (two or more things) closely in order to see what is similar or different about them or in order to decide which one is better
e.g. Let’s compare these two to see what is cheaper. 
positively (adv) in a way that shows that you are hopeful and thinking about the good qualities of a situation
e.g. Let’s try to think positively about this change. 
invite (v) to ask (someone) to go somewhere or do something
e.g. Let’s invite our friends to go shopping with us. 
waste (v)  to use (something or someone) in a way that does not produce a valuable result or effect : to fail to use (something or someone) in an appropriate or effective way
e.g. Let’s not waste any more time on this. 
appearance (n) the way that someone or something looks
e.g. He is still very youthful in appearance. [=he still looks very young]

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. Let’s / pattern / practice / this / .
    2. Let’s / today / this / project / finish / .
    3. complain / let’s / not / .
    4. Let’s / give / not / up / .
    5. it / about / think / let’s / not /  .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Let’s water drink.
    2. Tomorrow let’s meet.
    3. Let’s not sleeping.
    4. Let’s bother not Jeremy.
    5. Let’s not again eat here.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. You are very hungry. What do you say?  (use “let’s…”)
    2. You are sleepy. What do you say? (use “let’s…”)
    3. You want to spend more time with your family. What do you say? (use “let’s…”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What would happen if you found gold in your backyard?
    3. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? One should never judge a person by external appearances. Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.

Wrap-up

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