F2F Class Notes (Ally) [S]

Vocabulary

It takes…: … is necessary for
ie. It takes a lot of courage to go bungee jumping.

dominant:首要的; 占支配地位的; 占优势的; 显著的; (基因) 显性的
ie. It’s nice to have the dominant power in a relationship.

upper-hand: 上风
ie. He has the upper-hand in swimming ability because he grew up near the sea.

incident: 事件

accident: something that happened by (bad) luck
ie. We heard there was an incident where Godfrey got an accident.
ie. There was an incident regarding a Taiwanese actor Godfrey.

in shock: 被shock包围
ie. I am still in shock from hearing Polly’s news.

break the news: 新闻破冰
ie. I wish Polly would have broken the news to me in a clearer way.

ceremony:仪式
ie. The wedding ceremony is set for next month.

Grammar

I don’t have a type, because having a type takes two. I know what I like, and that’s you.

surprise vs surprised vs surprising
The gift Matthew gave me made me feel surprised.
It’s surprising that Matthew gave me a gift.
It’s a surprise that ..

amazing vs amazed vs amazement
The lights of this building is amazing in the night, which amazed me, to my amazement.

interesting vs interested vs interest
ie. The interesting man Matthew is interested in you because he has many interests and you are one of them.

Speaking

Q: What kind of person is Matthew?
A: I think he’s very interesting. We have been together for seven years, no one day I feel bored.
Edited: I think he’s very interesting. We have been together for seven years, not on one day do I feel bored with him.

Q: What do you like most about Matthew? Tell me about one of the most romantic moment you had together.
A: Basically Matthew is a warm person. I remember that day we came across an old lady who sold some stuffs like brushes and some cleaning tools. That day was very cold. We planned to buy something but Matthew asked me “do you have some something to buy from this old lady” because it’s very cold. So I bought some strange things that I don’t need. Then we took these things for shopping.
Edited:Basically Matthew is a warm person. I remember on a cold winter day/one day/the day we came across an old lady who sold things like brushes and cleaning tools. That day was very cold. We planned to buy something but Matthew asked me “do you have some something to buy from this old lady”/asked me to buy something/asked that I buy something from the old lady/asked if I wanted to buy something because it’s very cold. So I bought some strange things that I don’t need. Then we took these things shopping.