F2F Class Notes (Raph)[W]

Today we focused on:

We corrected her writing, focusing on grammar and pronunciation.

Homework

Go to www.breakingnewsenglish.com pick an article, read it, and then write a paragraph about it.

Vocabulary

Self-doubt (n/v): 1- lack of confidence in oneself and one’s abilities.
E.g.: After getting the job she was full of self-doubt, and worried she wouldn’t be able to handle it.
E.g.: You shouldn’t let self-doubt get in the way of your professional development.

Rarely (adv): 1- not often.
E.g.: We rarely see each other now.
E.g.: I rarely have time to read a newspaper.
E.g.: I rarely have time to eat breakfast at home.

Poem (n): 1- 诗

Allergy (n): 1- 过敏 (adj: Allergic)

Writing

Original:

I wake up at 6:30 and need to leave my home at least at 7:55 each workday.
Usually, it will take 40 minutes on the way to my company.
Since time limit, I always have no time to eat at home and have breakfast at company.
Every workday is a busy day, there are a lot of challenges need to face and deal with.
Sometimes I felt full of pressure, depressed and self-denial.
But I know that each challenge or difficult job is an opportunity for me, I just regard it as a lesson and learn or summary experience from it.
Only I adjust my attitude, I can feel better.
Life full of beautiful or terrible thing. Enjoy it or suffer it, it’s all decided by myself.

Edited:

On workdays I wake up at 6:30 and need to leave my home before 7:55. Usually, it takes 40 minutes for me to get to my company / Usually my commute takes 40 minutes. Because of time limitations, I never  have time to eat at home, so I have breakfast at the / my company. Every workday is busy and there are a lot of challenges I need to face and deal with. Sometimes I feel pressured / under pressure, depressed and full of self-doubt. But I know that each challenge or difficulty is an opportunity for me, so I just regard it as a lesson and learn or get experience from it.  Just by adjusting my attitude, I can feel better. Life is full of beautiful and terrible things and I’m the one who should decide whether to enjoy it or suffer because of it.

Grammar

I write my daily life. – I wrote about my daily life.

Pronunciation

Denial: /dɪˈnaɪ.əl//dee.nai.all/

Doubt: /daʊt/