F2F Class Notes (Li)

Today we focused on:

Reading – https://breakingnewsenglish.com/1808/180804-smartphone-ban-5.html


set (your phone) on silent mode: 静音 

eg. Please set your phones on silent mode.

tablet: a device like an ipad

addiction: a disease where you repeatedly do something and you can’t control it

eg. It is common for people to develop a smartphone addiction these days.

stunt: an exciting action, usually in a film, that is dangerous or appears dangerous and usually needs to be done by someone skilled 特技动作

eg. It’s a typical action movie with plenty of spectacular stunts.

publicity stunt: something that is done to get attention for the person or people responsible for it 引人注目的花招,噱头

eg. Their highly publicised relationship was just a cheap publicity stunt.

bullying: to hurt or frighten someone who is smaller or less powerful than you, often forcing that person to do something they do not want to do 欺负,欺凌

eg. That boy was always a victim of bullying in school.

eg. If you see anyone getting bullied in school you should tell the teacher.


keep more attention – pay more attention

get attention from smartphone to other things – divert attention from smartphone to other things

freeze – praise 


bullying – boo-lee-ying