F2F Class Notes (Ally)[W]

Homework

Use some of the vocabulary from today in some writing. Write something like a story and try to use the words.

Make 2 sentences each using the new vocabulary.

Vocabulary

Dog ate your homework?:歇后语

savings: 存款

who/what/where/when/which-ever: 无论哪个

at all全然; 一点; (用于否定句、条件句、疑问句等的句末) 全然,根本,究竟

intense十分强烈的; 严肃紧张的

Grammar

would vs will

Will: very specific future tense 还没但是将要发生的事情
ie. I will go to school tomorrow, I will wake up at 9 tomorrow

Would: past-tense of will or 虚拟语气
ie. I would wake up at 9 on Mondays.

The: 你知道的和我知道的东西
ie. We witnessed the rise of social media.
ie. Social media has a bad influence on little kids.
ie. I saw an old lady begging on the streets. The lady was selling cotton candy.

Writing

We need more and more cost of living when you live in Shanghai. If we want own our own house, We need spend almost all of money we made and we have to borrow money from bank and we have to pay back the loan within 20 or 30 years in the future. So why we must to buy a house? If we didn’t buy our house. Our lift will be so beautiful. I needn’t to save money. I can often visit my favorite western restaurant to eat my favorite steak. I can often go to anywhere I want. I don’t need to think about saving money.
The competition is violent in Shanghai. Almost everyone have to face the competition. Students have to face competition in schools and adults have to face competition in companies. They all fight in this society for their houses and their kids, but in my mind, the important thing is what kind of your life and how do you spend your time. The life should be relax and no pressure. The times should be happy and enjoyment.
I suppose that most of people don’t agree with me, they maybe will think I am a selfish woman. It doesn’t matter, my life is decided by myself.

We need more and more money to meet the cost of living when we live in Shanghai./The cost of living when we live in SH is very high.

If we want to own our own house, we need to spend almost all of the money we made/savings. Even so, we still have to borrow money from the bank and we have to pay back the loan within 20 or 30 years in the future.

So why must we/do we must buy a house? If we didn’t buy our house, our lives would be so beautiful. I needn’t save money/I don’t need to save money. I can often visit my favorite western restaurant to eat my favorite steak. I can go anywhere I want/wherever I want/whenever I want. I don’t need to think about saving money at all.
The competition is heated/intense in Shanghai. Almost everyone has to face competition. Students have to face competition in schools and adults have to face competition at work. They all fight in this society for their houses and their kids, but in my mind, the important things are what kind of life you want and how you spend your time. Life should be relaxed and pressure-less. Your lifetime should be happy and joyful.
I suppose that most people/most of SH/the people don’t agree with me/differ from me, they might /may think I’m a selfish woman. It doesn’t matter, my life is decided by myself./I decide my own life.

I don’t think most people will agree with me, and they might /may think I’m a selfish woman. It doesn’t matter, my life is decided by myself./I decide my own life.