F2F Class Notes (Nemo)

Vocabulary

famous (adj): known and recognized by many people
著名的,出名的,有名的
E.g.: a famous actress/building
著名的女演员/建筑
E.g.: Marie Curie is famous for her contribution to science.
玛丽‧居里以其对科学的贡献而享有盛名。
E.g.: a city famous for its nightlife
以夜生活闻名的城市

favorite (adj): best liked or most enjoyed
最喜欢的;特别喜爱的
E.g.: “What’s your favorite color?” “Green.”
“你最喜欢甚么颜色?”“绿色。”
E.g.: my favorite restaurant/book/song
我最喜欢的餐馆/书/歌曲

how to improve your boxing technique
如何提高拳击技术

technique (n): a way of doing an activity that needs skill
技术,技能
E.g.: We have developed a new technique for detecting errors in the manufacturing process.
我们开发了一项新技术,用于检测生产流程中的错误。
E.g.: She’s a wonderfully creative dancer but she doesn’t have the technique of a truly great performer.
她是一个很有创造力的舞蹈演员,但她缺乏一个真正伟大的舞蹈家的技巧。

what are your working hours? 你的工作时间是多少?
I work Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm/ I work 9am-6pm, Monday to Friday

quantity-量

quality-质量

quality over quantity-质大于量

Quality over quantity should be your goal. 您的目标应该是质量胜过数量。

I am interested in meeting good people. I prefer quality over quantity.-我喜欢善良的人,我觉得质比量重要。

in big quantities-大量

staple food-主食
Pork is a staple food in China

staple (adj): basic or main; standard or regular
基本的,主要的;标准的,常规的
E.g.: The staple diet here is mutton, fish and boiled potatoes.
这里以羊肉、鱼和煮马铃薯为主食。
E.g.: Prices of staple foods such as wheat and vegetables have also been increasing.
小麦、蔬菜等主要食品的价格也一直在上涨。

Pronunciation

technique-/tekˈniːk/
technology-/tekˈnɑː.lə.dʒi/
quantity-/ˈkwɑːn.t̬ə.t̬i/