Online Class Notes (Lily) [R/S]

Homework

finish the reading and write about your thoughts and experience.

Vocabulary

1.bureaucratic= 官腔
ex: they were very bureaucratic, they just didn’t want to help me.

2. tolerate (verb)= 忍受
tolerance (noun)= 忍耐
ex: I cannot tolerate people who are slow.
ex: I have no tolerance for him because I don’t love him

3. cross your mind= think about it
ex: “lily do you want a second baby?” it never crossed my mind.
ex: do you want to be pregnant? No, it never crossed my mind.

4. inevitable (adj)= cannot run away from it 无法避免的
ex: Death is inevitable.
ex: it’s inevitable to argue with your parents.

Speaking

Today is a very busy day, I have been working since 9 o’clock, and I didn’t have rest today because my boss wants me to finish lots of work. He required me to create a list about the construction permit, I haven’t heard of it, so I searched the internet about it, there are nothing in the internet. So I called the government, but the government didn’t tell me about the permit. My boss tell me resolve it by myself, so I searched it on Taobao. I found an agency who help people to apply the permit. I asked them about the document, because I want to know if I apply this permit, what kind of document should I prepare. Then they told me a little thing, but they didn’t want to tell me all about the permit. Finally I organized the document which I understand, and I send it to my boss. I was frustrated, I think my boss made things difficult for me. At last, I finished the task but I felt so tired.

Just now, he called me again, he asked me “the document I give him correct or not”, I said “yes”. He said he will send it to client tonight. He doesn’t allow an mistakes in the document.

Revised

Today is a very busy day, I have been working since 9 o’clock, and I didn’t have rest today because my boss wants me to finish lots of work. He required me to create a document about the construction permit, I haven’t heard of it, so I searched on the internet about it, there is nothing on the internet. So I called the government, but the government didn’t tell me about the permit. My boss told me resolve it by myself, so I searched it on Taobao. I found an agency who could help people to apply for the permit. I asked them about the document, because I want to know if I were to apply for this permit, what kind of document should I prepare. Then they told me a little thing, but they didn’t want to tell me all about the permit. Finally I organized the document that I understand, and I sent it to my boss. I was frustrated, I think my boss made things difficult for me. At last, I finished the task but I felt so tired.

Just now, he called me again, he asked me if the document I give him correct or not I said “yes”. He said he will send it to client tonight. He doesn’t tolerate any mistakes in the document.

Reading

https://www.enfamily.cn/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=970075

Getting old might not be something that’s yet to cross your mind. But ageing is inevitably going to get the better of us one day, so it’s something I’m sure we’d all like control. It would be great to have a long, healthy and happy life, and that’s why scientists are constantly seeking out evidence that will show us what we need to do to achieve longevity.

We all know that regular exercise is good for us. In recent years we’ve been told to aim to walk 10,000 steps a day to remain healthy, although other advice to do three brisk10-minute walks a day is thought to be even more effective. But the latest piece of research might puta spring in your stepif you’re someone who walks at afast pace. That’s because, according to scientists, the speed at which people walk in their 40s is a sign of how much their brains, as well as their bodies, are ageing.

The BBC’s Philippa Roxby writes that tests on 1,000 people from New Zealand born in the 1970s found that slower walkers tended to show signs of “accelerated ageing“. Their lungs, teeth and immune systems were in worse shape than those who walked faster. And to add insult to injury, the study found not only did slower walkers’ bodies age more quickly, their faces looked older and they had smaller brains. Professor Terrie E Moffitt, lead author of the study, told the BBC: “[it] found that a slow walk is a problem sign decades before old age.”