F2F Class Notes (Ally)[S]

Vocabulary

chill: adj for a lot of meanings
ie. Krissa is very chill, whereas J is very bossy and annoying.
ie. Ally is very chill about not getting invited to Lily’s second wedding; she doesn’t want to go anyway.
ie. Chill out! Don’t obsess over it.

obsess: (verb) keep thinking/doing something
ie. Stop obsessing over Exo!

stereotype: 刻板印象
ie. You shouldn’t have any stereotypes for people.

tan: 晒黑 (v) mei hei
ie. She has tanned skin.

garbage/rubbish bin:  垃圾桶
ie. In SH, you need to have two rubbish bins, one to hold gan laji, the other to hold shi laji.

emergency: 紧急事件
ie. Don’t call me except for emergencies.
ie. Don’t call me unless it’s an emergency.

Grammar

because: linking word + sentence ->事情,正常叙述
ie. I love Kris Wu because he is super hot.
ie. Lily is only going out with that old man because he is rich.

because of/due to: +noun (person, place, thing)->一个点(名词only),概括
ie. I love Kris Wu because of his hotness.
ie. Lily is only going out with that old man because of his money/wealth.
ie. Due to the emergency, we have to cancel today.
ie. We have to hurry up because this matter is an emergency. -> We have to hurry up due to the emergent(adj) nature(noun) of this matter.

Speaking

I don’t like all members of Exo, I just like the cute faced boys of Exo.

I don’t like all members of Exo, I just like the ones with cute faces/who are good-looking.

Recently, I found watch the English teaching video on the TikTok is useful to me due to like I take a class with teacher, just one word, and repeat again and again.
Recently, I found that watching English teaching videos on TikTok is useful to me because it feels like I’m taking a class. I just learn one single word repeatedly.

Pronunciation

ee sound vs i sound vs. e sound vs a sound

him

eat/it

Lily

leave live

he’s his hess has

ban ben bin bean being (be+ing)

tan ten tin teen

useful highest