Online Class Notes (Jesse) [S]

Homework

Write about what is in your kitchen – talk about what you have a lot of, and what you don’t have much of. Why? Did you use it to cook with recently? Or, did you just eat it and need to buy more? Use other words for “a lot”

Vocabulary

I’m alone – I’m an only child 

she could always get high score in tests she was a really good student / she did well on tests 

grade / year – nian ji
eg. I am grade 3 / what year are you in?

he is in charge of hiring for this project / he has control over personnel

redundant / redundancy 
eg. he was made redundant / we offered him a redundancy

probation period
eg. the probabtion period for our company is 3 months

plant – a small “tree” you keep inside

I’m good with my hands

legal consultant

they clash / butt heads – often have little arguements / don’t agree
eg. we always clash because we have strong opinions

pros and cons – good and bad things / advantages and disadvantages
eg. there are many pros and cons to living in SH

I think = I feel like / I feel / I believe / in my opinion
a lot = tons / heaps / plenty / a large amount

Grammar

I can share everything – I could share everything / I was able to share everything

he’s fired – he was fired / he was let go / we got rid of him 

I know your meaningI know what you mean 

Speaking

the good things is we can get a lot of opportunity of work, and sh is an international city and we can meet and see many modern things like international art exhibition, like that, the bad thing is we are stressful and the apartment is quite expensive, and we use every minute to work and we only focus on work or money or some achievement and maybe we lose something like there are only a few time to stay with family, and i think dream is not only get some achievement or work, i think the dream is also include some romantic things which is what we love to do but we don’t have enough time to do that.

the good things are we can get a lot of work / business opportunities, and sh is an international city and we can experience and see many modern things like international art exhibition, something like that / and things like that, the bad things / one of the cons are is we are stressed and apartments are quite expensive, and we use every minute to work and we only focus on work or money or some achievement and maybe we lose something like there is only a little time / some time / we only have a short time / a little time to stay with family, and i think people’s life dreams / life goals are not only about achievement or work, i think they also include some romantic things which are what we love to do but we don’t have enough time to do that.