F2F Class Notes (Li) [S]

Vocabulary

household goods: 生活用品

Grammar

I couldn’t speak – I was scared/afraid of speaking

I need to speak English to the foreign customers – I need to speak English to foreign customers 

engergeic – energetic 

the line became longer and longer – the lines kept expanding 

income has stay the same – income has stabilised/plateaued 

take the travel at the weekend – to travel on the weekend 

I like the environment of working place – I like the workplace environment 

Speaking

I come from Jiangsu Province, Huaian city. It is the same as Premier Zhou. It is about 400km from Shanghai, about 4 hours by car from Shanghai. I came to Shanghai in 2003. Every year you will notice changes in Shanghai. It is full of people and young people will come here to work.

Revised:

I come from Huaian city, Jiangsu Province. It is the same place as Premier Zhou. It is about 400km from Shanghai, about/approximately 4 hours by car from Shanghai. I came to Shanghai in 2003. Every year, you will notice changes in Shanghai. It is full of people and young people will come here to work.

Pronunciation

stabilise – sta-ba-lise

plateau – pla- toe (if past tense ‘toed’)