F2F Class Notes (Ally)[S]

Vocabulary

rite of passage: milestone (标志人生重要阶段的) 通过仪式
ie. Stop believing in Santa is a rite of passage for a child.

hassle: burden/trouble
ie. Women are hassles.

reindeer:驯鹿
ie. Santa’s favorite reindeer is Rudolph.

Grammar

cheat vs trick vs lie
ie. The student cheated in the final exam.
ie. We tricked our daughter into believing in Santa.
ie. Life lies to us.

Speaking

When I was young, I think SF is a very important festival. I have the opportunity to eat everything I want. You seldom have the opportunity to eat the ordinary day. So Spring Festival is normal.

When I was young, I thought SF was a very important festival, but now it has become less important to me. Now I have the opportunity to eat everything I want everyday in SH. Before, it’s seldom of me/rare for me to have the opportunity of eating different cuisines from all over the world on any ordinary day. So Spring Festival is less of a big deal./is more ordinary.