F2F Class Notes (Nemo)[W]

Writing

Liu qiangdong is one of the most famous entrepreneurs in China. He is the CEO of Jingdong Mall, which is one of the biggest e-commerce platforms in the world. His wife Zhang zetian is an online celebrity, who became famous in university just because her picture was posted online. Everything has changed since then. Wherever Zhang goes, there are many people ask for her autograph. Even worse than that, her life becomes under a microscope. Nowdays this couple is making headlines. Because Liu was accused for his sexual offense to a woman when he was in America. The romour of their divorce flies on the Internet. Although this case is still under investigation, the stock price of Jingdong has fell a lot because of the bad press.

Writing
Vocabulary: autograph,headline,microscope,bad press

Liu Qiangdong is one of the most famous entrepreneurs in China. He is the CEO of Jingdong Mall, which is one of the biggest e-commerce platforms in the world. His wife Zhang Zetian is an online celebrity, who became famous while at university just because her photo was posted online. Everything has changed since then. Wherever Zhang goes, there are many people asking for her autograph. Even worse than that, her life became a life under a microscope. Nowadays this couple is making headlines. Because Liu was accused for his sexual offense during his visit to USA . The rumor of their divorce flies on the Internet. Although this case is still under investigation, the stock price of Jingdong has fell a lot because of the bad press.

Vocabulary

viral (adj): 1-used to describe something that quickly becomes very popular or well known by being published on the internet or sent from person to person by email, phone, etc.:
E.g.: Here’s a list of the top ten viral videos this week.
E.g.: Within days the film clip went viral.

rumor has it (that)-we use it when we want to say what the people are talking about
E.g.: Rumor has it (that) you’re going to become our new CEO.

fathom (v): 1-to understand someone or why someone acts as they do:
E.g.: I can’t fathom her at all.

Pronunciation

sophisticated -/səˈfɪs.tə.keɪ.t̬ɪd/

arrogant-/ˈær.ə.ɡənt/