F2F Class Notes (Nemo)[W]

Writing

1、president:The president of USA is impressed.
2、prime minister:The prime minster is also a poet.
3、ex: My ex colleagues left office followed me.
4、previous:My previous life experience makes me better.
5、Last: we gone to GZ in the last week..

1、president:The president of the USA is impressed.
2、prime minister: The prime minister is also a poet.
3、ex: My ex-colleagues left the office after me.
4、previous:My previous life experience makes me better.
5、Last: we went to GZ in the last week..   Last week we went to GZ

Grammar

We pronounce the in two ways depending on whether the sound which comes after the is a vowel or a consonant:

/ði:/ DI before vowel sounds
/ði: eksɪt/ the exit         /ði: æpəl/ the apple

/ðə/ DE before consonant sounds
/ðə ti:m/ the team        /ðə ju:niən/ the union

Vocabulary

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be hard on sb
to criticize someone severely, or to treat someone unfairly
对(某人)严厉批评;对(某人)不公平
E.g.: Don’t be too hard on him – he’s new to the job.
别对他太苛刻——他刚开始做这项工作。

it’s quite hard/difficult to manage a company

manage (v): to be responsible for controlling or organizing someone or something, especially a business or employees
管理,掌管;经营(尤指企业)
E.g.: Has she had any experience of managing large projects?
她有管理大型项目的经验吗?
E.g.: He’s not very good at managing people.
他不是很善于领导别人。

manager (n): the person who is responsible for managing an organization
经理;主管
E.g.: a bank manager
银行经理
E.g.: the production manager
生产部经理
E.g.: I would like to speak to the manager.
我想找经理谈谈。

management (n): the group of people responsible for controlling and organizing a company
管理层,资方
E.g.: Management has/have offered staff a three percent pay increase.
资方提出给职工加薪3%。