Demo Class Notes (Friday – Jesse)

Speaking

I have traveled japan maybe 3 times but never go to america or england but i will go to america in the middle of november cause my boyfriend go first and he is american and i will go with him to visit his parents.

it’s about a fight with my boyfriend, we go to the osaka and when we finish our trip and back to the sh and we were waiting at the airport and i ask him would you like to have something to eat but he is playing the game and he told me no i dont want to, so ok and i go to the restaurant to order my dinner and i saw there is a set, a big bowl noodle and there is a little rice, it’s a set, so i think i can have the noodle and maybe he can have the rice, and i start to eating.

I have traveled / have had a journey / have taken a trip to japan maybe / around / roughly 3 times but never went / have never been to america / the US / the states or england but / however i will go to america in the middle of november cause / due to the fact that / since / as my boyfriend went / has already gone first and he is american and i will go with him to visit his parents.

it’s about a fight with my boyfriend, we went to the osaka and when we finished our trip and went back to the sh, we were waiting at the airport and i asked him would you like to have something to eat but he was playing a game and he told me no i dont want to, so ok and i went to the restaurant to order my dinner and i saw there was a set, which was a big bowl of noodles and there was a little rice. So i thought i could have the noodles and maybe he could have the rice, and i started to eat.

Grammar

the – obvious one / specific one – the person knows which one
eg. the lion is mine – you guess which one
eg2. the cafe near my house is great = you know which one / there is only 1

I back home I go back home

have done / have been – already done / experience – general in the past time
did / went – past – specific – time is important

a meat a piece of meat 

another / the other
the other = one specific other (maybe only 1 more)
another = one other (not specific)
eg. I got a beer from the bar. The bartender asked “do you want another one?”
eg2. I got 2 beers, one is for me, the other is for my friend.

Vocabulary

habit – xi guan

roughly = about / around

because = as / since / due to the fact that
because of = due to
but = however 

America / the US / the states