3-30. Take this umbrella in case it rains

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Call your boss in case you arrive late.
  • Take this banana in case you get hungry.
  • Take my credit card in case you need it.
  • Take this pill in case you have a headache.
  • Memorize this in case she asks you.
  • Use this restroom now in case there’s no restroom in the concert hall.
  • Charge your battery in case it runs out.
  • Wait here in case she shows up.
  • Bring your car in case we arrive late.
  • Buy this insurance plan in case your computer breaks.
  • Wear this mask in case they recognize you.
  • Park here in case there’s no parking lot there.
  • Lock this window in case someone comes in.
  • I will remind you in case you forget.
  • Let’s eat something in case there’s no rest area.

Notes

Here are some grammar tips. 

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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
vocab1 (v) def1
e.g. example
vocab2 (v) def2
e.g. example
vocab3 (v) def3
e.g. example
vocab4 (v) def4
e.g. example
vocab5 (v) def5
e.g. example
vocab6 (v) def6
e.g. example
vocab7 (v) def7
e.g. example
vocab8 (v) def8
e.g. example
vocab9 (v) def9
e.g. example
vocab10 (v) def10
e.g. example

Exercise

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. question1
    3. question2

Wrap-up

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

3-18. I’ll wait here until you come back

Warm-up

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?

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
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.

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. until / Wait / call / I / .
    2. going / bell / the / Keep / until / rings / .
    3. late / until / it / He / worked / was / .
    4. slept / noon / until / She / .
    5. play / until / leave / to / have / We / can / I / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. They use candles until the power was restored.
    2. Can you wait until say it’s okay?
    3. They won’t be back, until March.
    4. Keep working until time to leave.
    5. He was sick until he goes to the doctor. 
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. How long do you work during the day?
    2. What are some things you have to wait for?
    3. How long do you have to wait for those things?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. 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?
    3. Your time to shine: Early bird, or night owl?

Wrap-up

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

3-17. He found a job while I was studying

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Study hard while you can.
  • Use this room while you’re here.
  • Visit me while you’re in America.
  • Learn some English while you study in America.
  • Drink a lot of water while you exercise.
  • Brush your teeth while you wash your face.
  • Ask me anything while I am here.
  • I thought about my family while I was in New York.
  • We bought some clothes while we were in Manhattan.
  • She took a rest while I was working.
  • We studied together while we were in the coffee shop.
  • Don’t use your phone while you drive.
  • Don’t talk while you eat.
  • Can you talk to me while you are working?
  • Can you pick up my suit while you are there?

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
duration (n) the length of time that something exists or lasts
Stay seated for the duration of the flight.
clone (v) to make an exact copy of
The class wanted to clone their pet rabbit.
split up (phrasal verb) to separate or divide into parts or groups
Let’s split up to find the lost dog.
all-time favorite (adj) used when comparing things or saying how good or bad something is of any time
Chocolate is my all-time favorite flavor.
excite (v) to cause feelings of enthusiasm in someone: to make someone feel energetic and eager to do something
Will the presentations excite the audience?
live up to (phrasal verb) to do what is required by something
The man wanted to live up to his potential.
loyal (adj) having or showing complete and constant support for someone or something
She was pleased to have such loyal friends who stood by her.
strike down (phrasal verb) to make someone unable to work, act or function in the usual way
The flu could strike down even a healthy person.
stove (n) a device that burns fuel for heating and cooking
We’ll need to use the stove to heat up our soup.
stem (n) the main long and thin part of a plant that rises above the soil and supports the leaves and flowers
Be careful with the stem of the flower.

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. can / get / I / shop / You / while / gas / .
    2. ate / He / ready / she / got / while / .
    3. study / wait / you / while / You / can / .
    4. walk / while / talk / you / Can / you / ?
    5. wanted / sleep / they / to / She / while/ drove / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I want coffee while I was here.
    2. He will want to drive, while, he can.
    3. Can you bake while you are their?
    4. She wanted to shop, while she was in town.
    5. Will you work while vacation?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What are two things that you can do at once?
    2. What do you like to do while on vacation?
    3. What is your routine while getting ready in the morning?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Clone wars: If you could clone yourself, how would you split up your responsibilities?
    3. Second time around: Tell us about a book you can read again and again without getting bored — what is it that speaks to you?

Wrap-up

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

3-16. I called you as soon as I heard the news

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Drink water as soon as wake up.
  • Scream as soon as you see the terrorist.
  • Wash your hair as soon as you come home.
  • Let’s watch this movie as soon as he comes back.
  • I want to go to Disneyland as soon as I arrive in California.
  • I passed out as soon as I saw the ghost.
  • I stopped as soon as I saw the bear.
  • She went to work as soon as she finished exercising.
  • He found a job as soon as he came back from America.
  • They read the book as soon as they bought it.
  • It rained as soon as I washed my car.
  • My dog barked as soon as I opened the door.
  • Did you watch this movie as soon as it came out?
  • Did she throw up as soon as she smelled it?
  • Did she cry as soon as she saw it?

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
stuck in your head (adj) difficult or impossible to move from a position
I hope that song isn’t stuck in your head.
permanent (adj) lasting or continuing for a very long time or forever: not temporary or changing
She couldn’t clean the permanent stain on the carpet.
rotation (n) the act or process of moving or turning around a central point
The earth makes its rotation around the sun.
encounter (v) to have or experience: to meet someone without expecting or intending to
She will encounter a problem if she doesn’t get that fixed.
fleeting (adj) not lasting: lasting only for a short time
I cherish these fleeting moments with my grandchildren.
creep on (phrasal verb) to slowly and quietly move closer to someone without being noticed
His old age creeps up on him.
eavesdrop (v) to listen secretly to what other people are saying
The children wanted to eavesdrop on the parents’ important conversation.
lash out (phrasal verb) to make a sudden and angry attack against someone
He tended to lash out at his employees.
lay out (phrasal verb) to place something on a surface in a carefully arranged way
Will you lay out the decorations, please? 
level with (phrasal verb) to speak honestly to someone
She wanted a conversation to level with me about what was going on.

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. call / you / you / get / it / as / soon / Will / as / ?
    2. went / could / he / as / soon / He / as / .
    3. me / score / your / Tell / as / you / soon / as/ can / .
    4. stopped / to / as / soon / I / as / they / said / . 
    5. Run / you / to / as / soon / faster / as / tells / he / .
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Please leave as soon they come.
    2. He wanted to go to the store soon as he had money.
    3. Are you going as soon as can? 
    4. Please brew coffee as you get up.
    5. Eat an apple, as soon as, you get home.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What do you do as soon as you get home for the day?
    2. What do you do as soon as you get to the grocery store?
    3. What things do you open as soon as you get? 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Earworm: What song is stuck in your head (or on permanent rotation in your CD or MP3 player) these days? Why does it speak to you?
    3. Stranger: Have you ever had a random encounter or fleeting moment with a stranger that stuck with you?

Wrap-up

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

3-15. Look at yourself before you talk about others

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • Stretch before you exercise.
  • Call me before you visit me.
  • Ask your parents before you marry him.
  • Get a driver’s license before you buy a car.
  • I pray before I eat.
  • I always eat something before I go to bed.
  • I took a shower before I left home.
  • I washed my hands before I touched my baby.
  • I studied before I took the test.
  • Don’t give up before you try.
  • Don’t use my computer before you ask me.
  • Do you swim before you go to work?
  • Did you finish your homework before you went out?
  • Did you charge your phone before you used it?
  • Can you turn off the lights before you leave the office?

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
companion (n) a person or animal you spend time with or enjoy being with
My dog is my constant companion when I run.
critical (adj) expressing criticism or disapproval
Her mom was critical of her daughter’s choices.
critique (n) a careful judgment in which you give your opinion about the good and bad parts of something
The teacher gave a critique of the student’s paper. (v) to express your opinion about the good and bad parts of something
The director critiqued the actor’s performance.
assess (v) to make a judgment about
They had to assess the damage from the storm.
order (n) a statement made by a person with authority that tells someone to do something
The commander gave the order to go ahead. (v) to use your authority to tell someone to do something
The instructor ordered the students to sit quietly.
commentary (n) spoken or written discussion in which people express opinions about someone or something
When the show began, he included the commentary from the directors.
edit (v) to prepare something written or published or used: to make changes, correct mistakes
You will need to edit your paper before you submit it.
revise (v) to make changes especially to correct or improve something
Please revise the last paragraph to include more detail.
come along (phrasal verb) to go somewhere with someone
Would you like to come along to the movie with us?
compliment (n) a remark that says something good about someone or something: an action that expresses admiration
He complimented her new dress.

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. your / you / play / Clean / room / before/ .
    2. finish / Don’t / before / go / you / home / .
    3. hands / your / you / eat / Wash / before / .
    4. spent / money / his / He / earned / before / it / he / .
    5. wanted / She / it / before / wrapped / was / it / . 
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. Ask you why before you do it.
    2. Check the recipe before start.
    3. Find out why, before you assume.
    4. I buy flowers before I visted.
    5. Turn off your computer, before you leave.
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What is one thing you do before leaving the house? 
    2. What is something you do before going to bed?
    3. What are some tasks you should do before taking a test? 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Companionable: Listen to one of your favorite songs. Write a companion piece to the last song.
    3. Critical eye: Write about the subject you usually write about as if you were a music critic.

Wrap-up

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

Beginner Grammar, Part 2 (마유영어 입영작)

  1. You look happy
  2. You’re not really cute
  3. It’s made by our company
  4. I’m better than you
  5. You are the worst
  6. My name is the same as yours
  7. She is as pretty as me
  8. I eat as much as you do
  9. You are smart enough
  10. English is so easy that Anyone can master it
  11. It’s too cold to wear a skirt
  12. Keep your eyes closed
  13. Leave me alone
  14. Let me borrow your money
  15. I heard you sing
  16. You make me smile
  17. Make sure you wake me up at 7
  18. Can you help me move this box?
  19. Help me with this
  20. You must come back
  21. I have to go to school now
  22. You don’t have to be shy
  23. You should try my pasta
  24. Anyone can do it
  25. I was not able to pass the interview
  26. You can try it on
  27. It can’t be true
  28. It must be a fake Chanel bag
  29. You must have loved him
  30. You might like him
  31. She might have lost my number
  32. Master Eugene might be able to help you
  33. You’d better call me every 5 minutes
  34. You might as well buy two
  35. I got my hair cut
  36. The more you eat, the fatter you will get
  37. You are not supposed to touch this button
  38. Was I supposed to wake the CEO up?
  39. Who am I supposed to see?
  40. I wish I were a princess
  41. I wish you had seen her
  42. You should’ve kissed her
  43. If you were my friend, I would be happy
  44. If you had called me, I could’ve picked you up

Grammar – Speaking

Rules: Each question has to be answered with at least three sentences (3) or more sentences. Sentences have to have the main parts which are S – Subject, V – Verb and O – Object

 

  1. What is your favorite place to visit on weekends? Describe it and explain why it is your favorite place to go.
  2. What is your happiest childhood memory? Describe it and give reasons to explain why it is your happiest memory.
  3. Talk about a person in your life who has inspired you. Describe the person and explain why you found him/her inspirational.
  4. Talk about an important national holiday in your home country. Describe it and explain why it is important.
  5. What is your favorite book or movie? Describe it and say why it is your favorite.
  6. Talk about an experience in your life that made you feel embarrassed. Describe it and say why it was embarrassing.
  7. Who is an important person in your country? Describe this person and explain why he/she is important.
  8. Talk about an interesting tourist attraction you have been to. Describe it and say why it was interesting.
  9. Talk about a time when you experienced success. Describe the experience and say why it was a success for you.
  10. Think of a place that makes you feel relaxed and peaceful. Describe it and explain why it is relaxing and peaceful for you.
  11. Talk about a difficulty you have overcome in your life. Describe the experience and say why it was difficult to overcome.
  12. Talk about a teacher who had a positive influence on you. Describe this person and explain why he/she was so influential to you.
  13. Talk about a positive experience with learning or using English. Describe the experience and say why it was a positive one.
  14. Where would you most like to live? Describe this place and explain why you would like to live there.
  15. What custom from your home country are you most fond of? Describe the custom and explain why you are fond of it.

 

Grammar – Prepositions

Complete the exercise according to the picture.

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  1. _________ the picture, I can see a woman.

A) On

B) In

C) At

 

2. The woman is sitting _______ the table.

A) at

B) in front of

C) in

 

3. She is sitting __________ a chair.

A) at

B) in

C) on

 

4. There is another chair ___________ the woman.

A) across

B) beside

C) opposite

 

5. The woman is holding a cup _________ her hands.

A) at

B) in

C) into

 

6. _________ the table are a laptop, a paper, a calculator, an appointment calendar, two pens and a muffin.

A) above

B) at

C) on

 

7. The woman is looking ________ her laptop.

A) at

B) on

C) to

 

8. The woman’s bag is __________ the table.

A) between

B) behind

C) under

 

 

Complete the exercise according to the picture.

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9. ___________ the picture, there are four people.

A) At

B) In

C) On

 

10. A couple is sitting ______ the table.

A) at

B) on

C) under

 

11. They are sitting_______ chairs.

A) at

B) on

C) under

 

12. The drinks are __________ the table.

A) at

B) on

C) under

 

13. One woman is standing ________ the table.

A) behind

B) in front of

C) on

 

14. _________ her is a man who is barbecuing.

A) behind

B) between

C) in front of them

 

 

 

Fill in the gaps by choosing the correct preposition

 

15. We live ________ London.

A) at

B) in

C) on

 

16. Would you like to go ______ the cinema tonight?

A) at

B) in

C) to

 

17. No, thanks, I was __________ the cinema yesterday.

A) at

B) into

C) to

 

18. We are going ________ holiday next week.

A) in

B) on

C) to

 

19. There is a bridge ____________ the river.

A) across

B) outside

C) along

 

20. The flight from Leipzig to London was ________ Frankfurt.

A) about

B) along

C) via

 

21. ___________ my wall, there are many pictures.

A) At

B) On

C) Onto

 

22. Who is the person ___________ this picture?

A) at

B) in

C) on

 

23. Come ____________ the sitting room, we want to watch TV.

A) at

B) in

C) into

 

24. Munich lies 530 meters ___________ sea level.

A) above

B) across

C) past

Grammar – Pronouns, Numerals

 

Please fill in the gaps by choosing the correct word listed below

 

  1. The new bank in my city and another corporation announced __________ would organize a charity.

A) it

B) they

C) its

D) their

 

2. The blue house at the end of the street is __________

A) I

B) my

C) me

D) mine

 

3. Our dean reported that ____________will soon be retiring

A) he

B) his

C) him

D) himself

 

4. My mother established a small business all by__________A) she

B) her

C) hers

D) herself

 

5. The two firms merged last month, but they have not decided how to treat __________ employees.

A) they

B) their

C) them

D) themselves

 

6. My professor asked ____________ to finally hand in my essay

A) I

B) my

C) me

D) mine

 

7. Last year, when we visited France, we found ___________ old co-worker

A) ourselves

B) our

C) ours

D) us

 

8. The information we needed was collected by our staff members, but one of them sold __________ to our competitors

A) it

B) they

C) he

D) she

 

9. The money we have gotten from the charity was lost, but we managed to find __________.

A) they

B) it

C) their

D) its

 

10. The implementation of the new project __________ went really well, but after the implementation, many people gave up on the purpose of the project.

A) by itself

B) by themselves

C) themselves

D) itself

 

11. __________ of the employees registered for the upcoming seminar about management and supervision.

A) Almost

B) Some

C) Any

D) Every

 

12. I have run a __________ errands this morning, while my children were at school

A) many

B) much

C) few

D) every

 

13. __________ chefs on the list were not hired for the reception.

A) Another

B) Other

C) The other

D) One another

 

14. We definitely need __________ cup of coffee to wake up

A) another

B) some

C) other

D) any

 

 

15. Mr. Reynolds and Mr. Buchanan have known __________ since they were high school students.

A) each one

B) each other

C) everyone

D) some other

 

16. The train goes to Warwick station __________ 2 hours

A) any

B) other

C) every

D) some

 

17. Even though I haven’t tried __________ products, I have to say, I didn’t like them too much

A) any

B) some

C) either

D) all the

 

18. He left a note on __________ table in the classroom

A) some

B) other

C) all

D) every

 

19. This computer has many effective functions, but I want a much more user-friendly __________.

A) one

B) each

C) another

D) the other

Grammar – Conjunctions, Relative Pronouns, Parts of Speech

Please fill in the gaps with the correct word listed below

 

  1. He was the most competent _________ in our classroom.

A) Study

B) Studies

C) Student

D) Student’s

 

2. The visitors _______ praised the amazing paintings in the gallery.

A) greatness

B) great

C) greatly

D) greater

 

3. The lawyer didn’t want to ______on the case that he was representing in the court of law

A) commenting

B) commentary

C) comment

D) comments

 

4. Many of the ________ got the raise this month

A) workless

B) working

C) workers

D) worked

 

5. The product was —– developed for the pharmaceutical industry, but it has been used in various industries.

A) basement

B) basic

C) base

D) basically

 

6. My coworker _________ me how to get the promotion in the company

A) advise

B) advised

C) advisable

D) advising

 

7. The mobile phone company only used ___________ parts for their cell phones

A) originally

B) origin

C) original

D) originate

 

8. Drinking milk in the evening really is soothing, but it also makes us ____________

A) sleep

B) sleeping

C) sleeper

D) sleepy

 

9. The new CEO, which took over the company is very strict, but also very ___________

A) fairness

B) fair

C) fairly

D) fairest

 

10. We weren’t able to leave the office ____________ we still had a lot of work to do

A) nonetheless

B) until

C) because

D) if

 

11. Neither my sister __________ your brother made this mess in the kitchen

A) or

B) before

C) nor

D) since

 

12. Both Mr. Stanley _________ Mrs. Robinson had to pay for the ticket they got

A) for

B) either

C) and

D) even if

 

13. __________ we finish all our obligation, we cannot go home

A) if

B) when

C) unless

D) but

 

14. Our representatives will present the new strategies for next year ________ our CEO arrives.

A) because

B) before

C) if

D) until

 

15. Oracle Motors increased its sales dramatically this year _____ it brought out a new hybrid car.

A) unless

B) whereas

C) because

D) due to

 

16. We have to prepare a very convincing presentation; _______________ our project will fail.

A) otherwise

B) nevertheless

C) because

D) for

 

17. My colleague was calling me __________ I was calling him.

A) before

B) during

C) after

D) while

 

18. All the students __________ got their scholarships really have a huge responsibility now

A) who

B) whose

C) whom

D) which

 

19. The date ___________ was supposed to happen today, was canceled

A) it

B) that

C) whose

D) those

 

20. We have to buy some ingredients ___________ are healthy

A) who

B) it

C) which

D) when

 

21. My friend is dating a girl _________brother plays in a famous band

  1. A) who
  2. B) whose
  3. C) whom
  4. D) which

 

22. Mr. Lanyon’s son, —– is a novelist, will get married next month.

  1. A) which
  2. B) who
  3. C) whose
  4. D) whoever

 

23. They have the right to invite ___________ they want to their party

  1. A) whichever
  2. B) wherever
  3. C) whoever
  4. D) whenever

 

 

24. Every year on my birthday, my father always gives me —- I want.

  1. A) where
  2. B) when
  3. C) who
  4. D) what