F2F Class Notes (Li)[S]

Vocabulary

virus: a disease 病毒

eg. Some viruses can kill people.

COVID-19/Coronavirus: the name of the new virus

eg. COVID-19 has affected many people around the world.

How did you find it?/What did you think of it?

argue: to get into a verbal fight 吵架

eg. My mother and I argued for 4 months when I went back home.

quarantine/self-isolate: to stay in a place away from other people to prevent the spread of a disease 隔离

eg. People arriving from another country must be in quarantine for 14 days.

face mask/mask: 口罩

high temperature/hot temperature

put on (mask/clothes/shoes/glasses)

take-off (mask/clothes/shoes/glasses)

trade industry: 贸易

factory: 工厂

business has increased/improved/gotten better

make a profit/a lot of money/profit from

a few workers/employees

4000 – four thousand

40, 000 – forty thousand

400,00o – four hundred thousand

4,000,000 – four million

GPS: satellite tracking system 卫星定位系统

arrest: to be locked up by the police

eg. Some old people were arrested for leaving the house.

Speaking

During the virus situation, I forgot so many things in English. I just play computer games. I think so boring and that make me so crazy. I stayed at for almost four months. After four months, I want to go outside and eat or watching movies. I go to the park in the afternoon  today.

But now, because of the virus, they earned a lot of profit. In my home, we can’t go outside. We were not allowed to go outside.

Revised: 

During the virus situation, I forgot so many things/how to express in English. I only played computer games. I think it was so boring and that made me crazy/almost drove me insane. I stayed at home for almost four months. After four months, I want to go outside to eat or watch movies. I went to the park this afternoon.

But now, because of/due to the virus, they earned a lot of profit. In my hometown, we couldn’t go outside. We were not allowed to go outside.