Online Class Notes (Jesse)

Homework

Use some of the vocabulary from today in some writing. Write something like a story and try to use the words.

Needs more review

charisma / character / charm / charismatic / charming – really good personality
eg. Obama has a lot of charisma / everyone likes his character (personality) / he has a lot of charm / he is very charismatic / he is very charming

Vocabulary

take a speech do a speech

him or her – them 

break up / they’re not together anymore – boyfriend and girlfriend stop being together

alter – the place you say your vows

carry – to hold sth and go somewhere

host – the person that introduces everything at the wedding
eg. the host is really good at ensuring that everyone keeps to the plan for the wedding

rowboat
eg. my friend appeared in a rowboat

momento – sth like a gift to let you remember an event / person
eg. they gave us minions as momentos of the wedding

Grammar

in the beginning – period at the start
at the beginning – the start point, right at the start
eg. in the beginning of the story, the prince and princess meet and fall in love
eg2. at the beginning, the princess goes to meet the prince.

almost of peoplemost people / almost everyone 

most of + specific noun
most + noun 
eg. For most of my life, I have lived in Australia
eg2. Most people are really good
eg3. Most of the students at SE are great
eg4. Most students are hard working (adj) / most students work hard (verb)

I’m working hard = ren zhen
I’m hardly working = lazy

Pronunciation

invite – in vaiiit

cousin – ku zins