Online Class Notes (Joe)

Grammar

I have a long distance from the center of Shanghai
It is a long distance from where I’m staying to the center of Shanghai

I’m quite familiar with the Shanghai’s environment and culture
I’m quite familiar with Shanghai’s environment and culture

I think Shanghai is more international and more clean
I think Shanghai is more international and cleaner

Do you know a lot about China before you came to China?
Did you know a lot about China before you came here?

Pronunciation

Smog – air pollution – sounds like dog

Smug – 沾沾自喜 – sounds like hug
His boss is so smug. Nobody likes him

accent – ak sent

Speaking

I would like to make an introduction to you. I live in Beijing right now. I work in a security company. I have to travels abroad several times every year. Some of my clients are foreign investors. I wanna speak English fluently with them. That’s why I buy the SE courses.

I would like to make an introduction to you. I live in Beijing right now. I work for a security company. I have to travel abroad several times every year. Some of my clients are foreign investors. I wanna speak English fluently with them. That’s why I bought the SE courses.

I’d like to introduce myself. I live in Beijing. I’m an stock analyst for a securities company. I go on business trips several times every year.Some of my clients are foreign investors. I wanna speak English fluently with them. That’s why I bought the SE courses.

Vocabulary

slip of the tongue – when you know how to say it the right way, but you make a mistake when you speak.
It was just a slip of the tongue

annually – every year