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Class focus: Needs English for work. Currently has low confidence in speaking but listening is pretty good. Doesn’t need too much Chinese in class but needs topics to be simple and focusing on building sentences, using English without too much Chinese, and being reminded of vocabulary she’s learned before but not used for a long time.

Occupation: Stay at home mum

At SE since: September 2019

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  • F2F Class Notes (Joe) [w]

    November 23, 2019

    Writing

    My son was born in the US on September 1,2018.He is now 14 and a half months.Though it’s passed more than 1 year,the experience still remain fresh in my memory.The early morning on August 30,I saw some blood,my mother and my friend sent me to the hospital and accompanied with me.I felt worry and nervous when I delivered the baby,nurses in the hospital comforted me in patient,they were also very professional.After 2 nights,till 10 o’clock September 1 my obg doctor helped me delivered my son successfully.My son’s weight was 3.5kg.Since I haven’t had food for 2 nights,I was really weak,soon I passed out.It is one of the memorable moment in my life and it’s unforgettable.

    My son was born in the US on September 1,2018. He is now 14 and a half months old. Although more than 1 year has passed since he was born the experience still remains fresh in my memory / Although it’s been more than 1 year since he was born the experience still remains fresh in my memory / it feels like yesterday. In the early morning, on August 30th, I saw some blood and my mother and my friend took me to the hospital. I felt worried and nervous when I delivered the baby,and nurses in the hospital comforted me patiently. They were also very professional. After 2 nights,until 10 o’clock on September 1 my OBGYN helped me deliver my son successfully.My son’s weight was 3.5kg. Since I hadn’t had food for 2 nights,I was really weak, and soon I passed out. It is one of the memorable moments in my life and it’s unforgettable.

    Vocabulary

    Worry – verb
    I worry about money every day

    Worried – adj
    I’m worried about money

    Send – verb – away from you
    I send my son to school by bus

    Take – verb – with you
    I take my son to school by car

    Patient – noun
    She is a patient in hospital

    Patient – adj
    She is patient with her son

    Patiently – adv
    She talks patiently to her son

    Homework:

    Practice using past tense verbs like ‘helped’ with present simple tense verbs. (e.g. She helped me cook). Write 5 sentences with this structure.

    Next class:

    We need to talk about dates (e.g. the 1st of September).

    Memory – noun

    Memorable – adj – mem ri bil

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  • F2F Class Notes (Lily)[S]

    November 20, 2019

    Vocabulary

    1.diaper=尿片
    ex: I always buy Merries diapers for my daughter

    2. household items= 日用品
    ex: I bought a lot of household items.

    3. give birth to XX= 生XX
    ex: I gave birth to my son 1 year ago.
    ex: I still remember the pain when I gave birth to my baby.

    4. passed out= 昏过去了
    ex: I passed out when I gave birth to my boy.
    ex: if you drink too much, you will pass out.

    Speaking

    I buy a lot of things about my son. For example, some diapers, the food, clothes, shoes, many things. I bought some clothes for myself. Many things have a lot of discount, so many people think it’s more cheaper. The important thing is discount. I don’t buy everything, I buy something for my need.

    Before I born my son, I don’t like buy something. Just born my son, I like the diaper and something I need buy.

    Revised

    I bought a lot of things for my son. For example, some diapers, the baby food, clothes, shoes, many other things. I bought some clothes for myself. Many things will be on discount, so many people think it’s more cheaper. The most important thing is the discount. I don’t buy unnecessary things, I only buy things that I need. 

    Before I gave birth to my son, I didn’t like to shop online. After giving birth to my son, I like to buy the diapers and things I need. 

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  • F2F Class Notes (Jesse) CANCELLED

    November 15, 2019

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  • F2F Class Notes (Nemo)[W]

    November 7, 2019

    Writing

    We entrusted the lawyer to help us to register our trademark,also He is our agent in dealing with some informations.
    The fist thing is application.We must apply many about brand informations to PTO.
    A few months after the application is filed,an examiner at the PTO will review the application and determine whether the mark may be registered.If the examination passed,we can open the shop within six months.
    After the PTO has been properly notify that the trademark is in use,the PTO will give us the registration certificate.

    We entrusted the lawyer to help us to register our trademark,also he is our agent in dealing with paperwork.
    The fist thing is the application.We had to submit a lot of paperwork/documents to PTO regarding the nature of our business.
    A few months after the application is filed,an auditor/a person in charge at the PTO will review the application and determine whether the trademark may be registered. If we pass the examination/audit,we can open the shop within six months.
    After the PTO has been properly notified that the trademark is in use,the PTO will give us the registration certificate.

    Vocabulary

    a person in charge– 负责人

    PTO-Patent and Trademark Office

    license (n): an official document that gives you permission to own, do, or use something, usually after you have paid money and/or taken a test
    许可证,执照,牌照
    E.g.: a dog license
    养狗牌照
    E.g.: a driving license (US driver’s license)
    驾驶执照
    E.g.: a TV license
    电视(收看)许可证

    submit (v): to give or offer something for a decision to be made by others
    提交;呈递
    E.g.: You must submit your application before 1 January.
    申请须于1月1日前提交。
    E.g.: The developers submitted building plans to the council for approval.
    开发商向市政会提交了待批准的建筑规划。

    auditor (n): someone whose job is to carry out an official examination of the accounts of a business and to produce a report
    审计员
    E.g.: The external auditors (= from outside the company) come in once a year.
    外聘审计员每年来进行一次审计。

    audit (n): an official examination of the accounts of a business
    查…的账目;审计
    E.g.: The company has an audit at the end of each financial year.
    这家公司在每个财政年度的年末都要进行一次审计。

    at the moment-目前
    Sorry, she’s not here at the moment.
    对不起,她现在不在这儿。

    还在找-Still looking for
    My friend is still looking for the place

    hipster (n): someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions
    赶时髦的人

    target audience (n): 目标观众; 目标受众 the particular group of people to which an advertisement, a product, a website or a television or radio program is directed:
    E.g.: The new campaign aims to reach a target audience of consumers 45 years old and younger.
    the target audience for sth E.g.: Pre-school children are the target audience for the show.

    Our store should be positioned near the residential area 我们的商店应该靠近居民区

    social media-社会化媒体

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  • F2F Class Notes (Nemo) [W]

    October 29, 2019

    Writing

    My son was born in USA in 2018,because of I want to give him more chances and choices in the future,so I and son’s father decide to go to Los Angeles to have child.I’m going there eight months after pregnancy.When my son was born,I return to China.This year he will turn one year old,he still can’t walk and talk now,I take time to accompany with him every day.Sometimes he is very noisy,like a little devil,but sometimes he is cute,like a angel.I often take him to play with other children,he is very happy.As his mother,I have full responsibility for bringing him up,certainly I hope him grow up health and happy.My family all love him so much.

    My son was born in the USA in 2018, because of I wanted to give him more opportunities  and choices in the future, so me and his father decide to go to Los Angeles to have a child. I went there eight months after I got pregnant/into my pregnancy. After my son was born,we returned to China. This year he will turn one/ he will be one year old,he still can’t walk and talk now, I spend a lot of time with him every day. Sometimes he is very noisy, like a little devil, but sometimes he is cute, like an angel. I often take him (out) to play with other children, he is very happy to play with his friends/ he’s a very happy child. As his mother, I have the full responsibility of bringing him up, certainly I hope him to grow up healthy and happy I hope him to grow to become a healthy and a happy person. My entire family loves him so much.

    Vocabulary

    accompany (v): to go with someone or to be provided or exist at the same time as something
    陪同,陪伴;伴随,和…一起发生(或存在)
    E.g.: The course books are accompanied by four CDs.
    这些课本配有4张光盘。
    E.g.: Depression is almost always accompanied by insomnia.
    抑郁症几乎总是伴有失眠。
    E.g.: The salmon was accompanied by (= served with) a fresh green salad.
    那道三文鱼菜佐以新鲜的蔬菜色拉。
    2-to show someone how to get to somewhere
    陪送,陪同前往
    E.g.: Would you like me to accompany you to your room?
    我送你到房间去,好吗?

    entire (adj): whole or complete, with nothing missing
    全部的;整个的;完全的;完整的
    E.g.: Between them they ate an entire cake.
    他们两个吃了整整一个蛋糕。
    E.g.: He’d spent the entire journey asleep.
    他整个旅程都在睡觉。
    E.g.: They got an entire set of silver cutlery as a wedding present.
    他们收到了一件结婚礼物,是一整套银质餐具。

    I’ve been in America, traveling, so that’s why I didn’t have a class last week
    我去过美国旅行,所以上星期没上课

    during my pregnancy (n)
    while I was pregnant (adj)

    I went to register my brand for the American market
    我去美国市场注册我的品牌

    my application was finally approved so I went to the USA to finish all of the formalities
    我的申请终于被批准了,所以我去美国办了所有的手续

    formalities [ plural ]-something that the law or an official process says must be done
    法定程序;正式手续
    E.g.: We’ll have to observe the formalities (= do what is expected).
    我们必须遵守法定程序。

    once my son becomes an adult, I’ll be able to apply for the American citizenship
    一旦我儿子成年,我就可以申请美国国籍了

    adult (n):a person or animal that has grown to full size and strength
    成年人;成年动物
    E.g.: An adult under English law is someone over 18 years old.
    根据英国法律规定,成年人是指18岁以上人士。
    E.g.: Adults pay an admission charge but children get in free.
    成年人买票入内,儿童免费。

    了解-understand
    we still need some time before we understand the market completely,

    take (something) into consideration. : to think about (something) before one makes a decision or forms an opinion
    we have to take many things into consideration-我们必须考虑很多事情

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  • F2F Class Notes (Nemo)[W]

    October 11, 2019

    Vocabulary

    turn 16, nine o’clock, etc. (v): to become a particular age or time
    达到16岁/9点钟(等等)
    E.g.: She turned 18 last year.
    她去年满18岁。
    E.g.: It’s just turned ten o’clock.
    刚到10点。

    bring sb up (v):
    brought | brought
    to care for a child until he or she is an adult, often giving him or her particular beliefs
    养育,抚养;教养
    E.g.: She was brought up by her grandmother.
    她是她祖母养大的。
    E.g.: They brought her up (as/to be) a Catholic.
    他们把她从小培养成为天主教徒。
    E.g.: David was brought up to respect authority.
    戴维从小就被教育要尊重权威。

    abroad (adv) [after verb] (OTHER COUNTRY)
    in or to a foreign country or countries
    在国外;到国外
    E.g.: He’s currently abroad on business.
    目前他在国外出差。
    E.g.: We always go abroad in the summer.
    我们夏天总是到国外去。

    quarrel (v):to have an angry disagreement with someone
    争吵,不和
    E.g.: What did you quarrel about/over?
    你们为什么而争吵?
    E.g.: She quarreled with everyone in the village.
    她跟村里的每一个人都争吵过。

    only/just couple of people know about this

    my mother is very supportive of me-我妈妈很支持我

    compatible (adj): able to exist, live together, or work successfully with something or someone else
    可共存的;协调的;兼容的
    E.g.: It was when we started living together that we found we just weren’t compatible.
    等到开始生活在一起时,才发现我们根本合不来。
    E.g.: This software may not be compatible with older operating systems.
    该软件可能与较老的操作系统不兼容。

    Writing

    I love my family very much.My parents are also over 60 years old,so they were already retired.My father is a company of manager and my mother is a company’s staff after retired.They help me to take care my baby together now,so I appreciate for them.My son was born in 2018,he is one year old this year.He’s a cute boy.As his mother,I think I have many responsibility of him.I hope my baby to grow up healthy and happy,it’s the most important thing. My son’s father is a business man,so he always is very busy.He often goes to be business trips. Although he hasn’t much time to take care of baby,but we are all love our children so much.The last but not the least,I hope that my family can be better and better.

    I love my family very much. Both of My parents are also over 60 years old,so they were already retired. My father was a company of manager and my mother was a company’s staff before she retired. They‘re helping/They help me me to take care of my baby together now,so I appreciate their help. My son was born in 2018,this year he will turn one. He’s a cute boy. As his mother,I think that I have full responsibility for bringing him up. I hope my baby grow up healthy and happy,it’s the most important thing. My son’s father is a business man,so he’s always is very busy. He often goes on a business trips. Although he doesn’t have much time to take care of our/the baby, he’s doing his best to be a good father. We are all love our child so much.The last but not the least,I hope that my family can be better and better/continue to improve and grow.

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  • F2F Class Notes (Nemo) [W]

    October 8, 2019

    Homework

    Write story about your family, how does it feel to be a wife and a mother

    Writing

    Australia is one of my favorite country,I and my parents went to Australia of Sydney for travel during I studied in high school. Sydney is located in the southeast coast of Australia,the city is so beautiful,and the weather is great,in summer it’s not hot,and in winter it’s not cold.Sydney is the first big city,it is Australia business,trade,cultural center.We visited many famous places,the Sydeny opera,museum,and some local parks and so on.We are very happy for this trip,so I want to go Australia again in the future.

    Australia is one of my favorite countriesmy parents and I/me and my parents went to Australia to Sydney for a trip during my high school studies/while I was a high school student. Sydney is located on the southeast coast of Australia, the city is so beautiful, and the weather is great, in summer it’s not too hot, and in winter it’s not too cold. Sydney is the largest Australian city,it is Australia’s business, trade and cultural center.We visited many famous places, the Sydney opera, museum, and some local parks and so on.We were very happy during this trip, so I want to go Australia again in the future.

    Grammar

    one of many…. one of my favorite countrIES

    Sydney is located on the southeast coast of Australia
    Sydney is located in the southeast  of Australia

    big/bigger/the biggest
    large/larger/the largest

    She is smart, independent and beautiful.
    when you’re listing adjectives -before the last one we wont be using  comma but a conjunction word (连词) AND。

    Vocabulary

    day off
    a day when you do not have to work or do something that you normally do
    休息日
    E.g.: I won’t be in on Thursday – it’s my day off.
    我周四不在——那天我休息。
    E.g.: She’s taking three days off next week.
    她下星期休假三天。
    -a day when you do not work:
    book/have/take a day off The change in rules meant they would be unable to take a day off if their children were ill.
    sb’s day off I usually catch up with housework on my day off.

    come here/go there

    could verb (POSSIBILITY)
    used to express possibility, especially slight or uncertain possibility
    (尤用于表示微小或不确定的可能性)可以,能,也许
    E.g.: A lot of crime could be prevented.
    许多犯罪活动是可以防止的。
    E.g.: She could arrive anytime now.
    她现在随时会到。
    E.g.: Tomorrow I could go shopping.

    could -verb (SUGGESTION)
    used for making a suggestion
    (用于提出建议)可以,能
    E.g.: We could go out for a drink after work tomorrow, if you want.
    要是你愿意,明天我们下班后可以去喝上一杯。
    E.g.: You could always call Susie and see if she will babysit.
    你随时可以给苏茜打电话,看看她能否帮你照看孩子。

    Private coach-私教练

    she is very professional and experienced-她很专业,经验丰富

    she can give me some useful tips-她可以给我一些有用的建议

    tip (n): a useful piece of information, especially about how to do something or about the likely winner of a race or competition
    指点,指导;(关于比赛有望获胜者的)内幕消息
    E.g.: gardening/cooking/sewing tips
    关于园艺/烹饪/缝纫的指导
    E.g.: She gave me a useful/helpful/valuable/practical tip about/for growing tomatoes.
    她给了我种植西红柿的有用/有益/宝贵/实用的指点。
    E.g.: I’ve got a hot tip for you (= I can tell you about a particular likely winner of a race or competition, or give you a valuable piece of information).
    我能告诉你最新内幕消息。

    Pronunciation

    the gym-/ðə/
    the apple- /ðiː/ we pronounce it like one word and we add a Y sound  ði +y + ˈæp.əl/

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  • F2F Class Notes (Nemo)

    September 28, 2019

    Homework

    Write a story about one of your trips

    Grammar

    subject-the person or thing that performs the action of a verb, or is joined to a description by a verb
    主语
    E.g.: “Bob” is the subject of the sentence “Bob threw the ball.”
    Bob 是句子 Bob threw the ball 的主语。

    object-a noun or noun phrase that is affected by the action of a verb or that follows a preposition
    宾语
    E.g.: In the sentence “I like ice cream”, “ice cream” is the object of the verb “like”.
    在句子 I like ice cream 中,ice cream 是动词 like 的宾语。

    subject pronouns/ I, you, he, she, it  We, You, They
    主格代词

    object pronouns/  me, you, him, her, it     Us, you, them
    宾语代词

    pronoun-a word that is used instead of a noun or a noun phrase
    代词
    Pronouns are often used to refer to a noun that has already been mentioned.
    代词常用于指代已提到过的名词。
    E.g.: “She”, “it”, and “who” are all examples of pronouns.
    she,it 和 who 都是代词

    Vocabulary

    so far-until now
    迄今为止,到目前为止
    E.g.: So far we’ve made £32,000.
    到目前为止,我们已经赚了32000英镑。

    nanny (n): a woman whose job is to take care of a particular family’s children
    (照看小孩的)保姆
    E.g.: While I’m out of the house my mother and nanny are taking care of my son.
    我不在家的时候我妈妈和保姆在照顾我的儿子

    mother-in-law (n): the mother of your husband or wife
    岳母;婆母
    E.g.: My mother-in-law passed away two years ago.

    pass away (v): die
    (礼貌的说法)去世
    E.g.: She’s terribly upset because her father passed away last week.
    她非常难过,因为她父亲上周去世了。

    district (n): an area of a country or town that has fixed borders that are used for official purposes, or that has a particular feature that makes it different from surrounding areas
    区,区域
    E.g.: the business district of New York
    纽约的商业区
    E.g.: the Lake District/the Peak District
    湖区/峰区
    E.g.: I live in Yangpu district

    he can stand up against the wall
    他能靠墙站起来

    I’m teaching him some simple words
    我在教他一些简单的话

    having a baby is a big responsibility
    生孩子是一个很大的责任

    I give this glass TO you- I read the book TO him

    I have visited many places/countries- from the past till now

    My son is one year old so he still can’t speak and can’t walk so I can play with him, read the to him. Sometimes I take him to some place with another kids.

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  • F2F Class Notes (Lily) [S]

    September 18, 2019

    Homework

    do page 81 for homework (grammar exercise)

    Grammar

    to (someone)= 给他做()
    for (someone)= 帮他/为他做()
    ex: can you send a message for me? I’m eating 小龙虾。

    ex: I read a book to him = 我读给他听
    ex: I’m doing this for you.
    ex: I want to buy this bag for you

    object pronoun: me, you, us, him, her, it

    Vocabulary

    1.congee= 粥
    ex: I like to eat congee for breakfast.

    Speaking

    In the morning, I wake up about 7 o’clock and ready for eat breakfast, for example: the noodles, the congee and so on. After breakfast, I play with Danny and read a book for him, and then he sleeping for a while.

    Revised

    In the morning, I wake up at 7 o’clock and get ready to eat breakfast, for example: the noodles, the congee and so on. After breakfast, I play with Danny and read a book to him, and then he sleeps for a while.

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  • Demo Class Notes (Kitty – Jesse)

    September 5, 2019

    Speaking

    I wake up about 9 o’clock and then breakfast is Chinese bread and go outside and learn English here. and go home. I go Australia about 2008 together my father and my mother, and the Australia is very beautiful and I like the Gold Coast. I think the country is very beautiful and clean.

    I love this business. I want to do some cooking so I opened the shop.

    I woke up / got up / got out of bed at about / around / roughly 9 o’clock / AM / in the morning and then I took / had / ate Chinese bread for breakfast and I went outside / went out because of / due to learning English here / to learn English here. Afterwards / After class / After I finish class / class is over, I will go home. I went / traveled / took vacation / took a trip to Australia in 2008 with my father and my mother, and Australia is very beautiful and I like the Gold Coast. I think the country is very beautiful and clean.

    I love this business and because I wanted to to do some cooking, I opened the shop.

    Vocabulary

    I was late due to the weather.

    start < > finish 
    eg. start class < > finish class / start work < > finish work

    deal with – work together / talk to / do with sth
    eg. I deal with many different students every day = I talk to them, I work with them
    eg2. I deal with different countries companies every day.

    deal with / manage / handle 

    Grammar

    I went to Japan in 2009.

    reason – yuan ying
    for + noun
    to + verb
    eg. I come here to learn English
    eg2. I learn English for my business

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