F2F Class Notes (Ally)[S]

Vocabulary

bleach: piao bai
ie. I had to bleach my hair many times.

wax: la
ie. I used a lot of wax on my hair.

comes off: to xi diao
ie. The color of my hair comes off easily.

things to work out: xuyao jiejue de wenti
ie. I have many personal things to work out with my family.

hairdresser: someone who cuts and designs hair
ie. My hairdresser knows me the best.

historical: adj of history
ie. Beijing is a historical city.

fragment: sui pian
ie. Do not speak in fragments.

donkey: lv
ie. I don’t eat donkey meat.

convenient: fang bian (convenience store)
ie. Let’s go to the convenience store!

Speaking

Q: How do you like Beijing? Which city is your favorite? Why?
A: First, I don’t go to Beijing, but I know Beijing in the TV, I think Beijing have many history buildings. And I will try their food, for example, duck and so on. My favorite city is Shanghai, I think Shanghai is modern, and the city is very fangbian. Shanghai is the finance city, the building is very modern. Many different people in Shanghai, you can easy to know their city’s culture.

A: First, I haven’t been in/to Beijing, but I know Beijing from the TV, I think Beijing has many historical buildings/there are lots of historical buildings in Beijing. Also, I really want to try the food there/When I go, I will try the food there, such as/For example, Beijing Duck, donkey meat, and so on. My favorite city is Shanghai, I think Shanghai is modern, and the city is very convenient. Shanghai is one of the financial centers of China, and/so the buildings there are very modern. There are many different people in Shanghai, so it is easy to know the city’s culture.

Pronunciation

modern: remember the “r” sound

wax: wax, big A sound