Demo Class Notes (Dorothy L – Jesse)

Speaking

I don’t travel very much but sometimes because i hate take the airplane for a long time so i always go to the asia. i have been to tokyo last month. I went to tokyo with my husband just leave my son in the home, we just go away from home. we have been there for 4 days because we only have limited holidays. we live nearby ginza. We find some interesting store, selling the plates and in japan they call zak means little things just for decoration or just for cooking.

I don’t travel very much / I travel very little / rarely but sometimes because / as / since / due to the fact that i hate long trips because it’s very tiring / take the airplane for a long time, i always go to asia. i went to tokyo last month. I went / took a trip / went on holidays there with my husband, leaving my son at home. we went there for only 4 days because we had only 2 days plus a weekend / limited holidays / annual leave. we lived near ginza. We found some interesting stores, selling a variety of plates / cookware and in japan they call zakka / chic which means little things just for decoration or just for cooking.

Vocabulary

because of = due to
because = due to the fact that

near = close 
eg. I live in JingAn Temple and my office is near there.
nearby 
eg. I live in JingAn Temple and my office is nearby.

after
afterward

before
beforehand
eg. Oh you had class today at 2pm … what did you do afterward?

Grammar

went – past – time is important
have been – past – time is not important
had been – past of another time in the past
eg. Now I have lived in China for 10 years, but in 2018 I had lived in China for 9 years. I came to China in 2010. I have been living in China for 10 years from 2010.

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Pronunciation

plan
plane

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