F2F Class Notes (Ally)

Vocabulary

owner: shop/store/restaurant owner, not boss
ie. My father used to be an ice-cream shop owner, so I don’t like to eat ice cream now.

mature: 成熟
ie. I want to marry a mature man./ I want to be married to a mature man.

uniform seduction: 制服诱惑
ie. Most girls are into uniform seduction.

raw materials: 原材料
ie. One of the raw material for pizza is cheese.

fragments: 碎片
ie. Do not speak in fragments – make your sentences flow by using conjunctions.

Speaking

Q: How do you like Shanghai? Would you recommend this city to a newcomer like me? Do you have a favorite city in China? Why?

A: I think Shanghainese are really stick together and they don’t like the outside people. In my company, if you are a junior and you have the soft personality and they will bully you. So you need to be strong. I think SH is really convenient city, you can buy everything you want from all over the world. But my favorite city is Chongqing, because I love spicy food, and the local from Chongqing was very friendly.

Edited: I think Shanghainese really stick/bond together/Shanghainese are people who stick together and they don’t like outsiders. In my company, if you are a junior and you have a soft personality, they may bully you/there is a large chance they may bully you. So you need to be strong. I think SH is a really convenient city, you can buy everything you want from all over the world. But my favorite city is Chongqing, because I love spicy food, and the locals from Chongqing was very friendly.

Q: Tell me about your boyfriend. How long have you known each other? How did you meet? What kind of person is he?
A: I meet my boyfriend five years ago, and we stayed together four years. I meet him when I graduated, and we fall in love in my hometown. And then I came to SH, and he because of me, came to SH too. So I think he has a charming personality and mature person. He is handsome. We think about getting married this couple of years. He’s policeman before. He work in his friend’s company, give the shop yuan cai liao.
Edited: I met my boyfriend five years ago, and we stayed together for about four years. I met him when I graduated, and we fell in love in my hometown, Ganzhou. And then I came to SH, and he, because of me, came to SH too/followed me here. So I think he has a charming personality and he is a mature person. He is handsome. We are thinking about getting married these couple of years. Before, He was a policeman/he used to be a policeman, and now he works in his friend’s company, which supplies raw materials for restaurants.