F2F Class Notes (Raph)[W]

Today we focused on:

Today we worked on pronunciation, especially past tense sounds.

Vocabulary

Province (n): 1- 省
E.g.: Guangzhou is in Guangdong Province.
E.g.: I like to go hiking in the mountains of Zhejiang Province.
E.g.: Wuyuan is in Anhui Province.

Count (n): 1- the act of counting, or the total number of things counted:
E.g.: My daughter just learned how to count to ten.
E.g.: The head count (= number of people) is about 31,500 employees.
E.g.: We had 450 members at the last count (= when they were last counted).

Countable (adj): 1- able to be counted (a countable noun can be used with “a” or “an” and can be made plural). ( Uncountable)
E.g.: An example of a countable noun is “table”, and an example of an uncountable noun is “money”.

Aquarium (n): 1- 水族馆

Grammar

My boss is on business trip. – My boss is on a business trip.

Every years. – Every year.

Writing

Original:

My last got hurt was in April last year. My friends and I went to hiking in Wuyuan. When we crossed the second mountain, I stepped on a lot of leaves and sands, so I slipped and my knee was bleeding. My friend is a doctor. He treated a wound for me first time, gave me a lot of help. Then he helped me and slowly walked to the end.

Edited:

The last time I got hurt was in April last year. My friends and I went hiking in Wuyuan. When we crossed the second mountain, I stepped on a lot of leaves and sand, so I slipped and my knee was bleeding. My friend is a doctor, so he treated my wound immediately and gave me a lot of help. Then he helped me to slowly walk to the end.

Pronunciation

Past Tense Sounds:

“T” Sound
E.g.: slipped, worked, danced, typed, walked, washed, watched, looked, fixed, laughed, stepped, crossed, etc.

“D” Sound
E.g.: played, listened, studied, cried, smiled, loved, damaged, used, offered, cleaned, called, etc.

“ID” Sound
E.g.: waited, shouted, planted, needed, painted, wanted, etc.


Brave: /breiv/

Treat: /triːt//treet/

Wound: /wuːnd/

Race: /reɪs//rei.s/

Immediately: /ɪˈmiː.di.ət.li//e.’me.dee.ate.lee/