F2F Class Notes (Joe)

Today we focused on:

We role played talking to a salesperson from both sides.


Write 3 sentences using ‘difference between’ and 3 sentences using ‘different about’. Write a total of 6 sentences. You already know how to use these words, but if you practice more it will help you remember.


What’s the difference of these three kinds of phones?
What’s the difference between these three kinds of phones?

We should make a promotion
We should have a promotion

It’s time to make some ads
It’s time to run some ads


feature – fee chir
fetcher – fe chir


purchase cost – the cost of materials, labor, and overhead costs of purchases
The purchase cost of our new product is higher than we expected.

budget – the amount of money you want to spend on something
I want to buy something that’s within my budget
I have a budget of 300 RMB for a new phone
My budget for a new phone is 300 RMB

I don’t want to pay an arm and a leg (expression) – I don’t want to buy something expensive

power bank – the small device used to charge your phone when you are out
charge – to give power to a device
I charge my phone with my power bank

year by year – every year
over the years – for many years
over the last year – since this time last year until now