F2F Class Notes (Li)

Vocabulary

disbanded: to end an organisation or group 解散

eg. Our project group was disbanded.

freelance(adj): doing particular pieces of work for different organisations, rather than working all the time for a single organisation 从事自由职业

eg. Most of the journalists I know are/work freelance

freelance(n): a person 自由职业者

skilled at having the abilities needed to do an activity or job well 熟练的;有技术的

eg. My mother is very skilled at/in dressmaking.

plateau: to reach a particular level and then stay the same 稳定;停滞

eg. I’d been improving every week but I think I’ve plateaued recently.

concentrate: to direct your attention or your efforts towards a particular activity, subject, or problem 专注,专心;集中(注意力)

eg. I can’t concentrate on my work with all that noise.

procrastinate: to keep delaying something that must be done, often because it is unpleasant or boring 拖延,耽搁

eg. I have a bad habit of procrastinating until the very last moment.

Grammar

I feel like a real meet – I feel like I am having an interview 

I am a part-time job – I have a part-time job

my project team has dis – my project team was disbanded 

I don’t like private work – I don’t like freelance work/freelancing 

the company can give me safety – the company can give me stability 

if no work – if I don’t have to work 

to have place myself – to have my own space 

invy- envy 

if I stay at home I can’t … – if I stay at home I can’t concentrate 

Pronunciation

temper – tem-puh