Online Class Notes (Li)[S]

Vocabulary

band: 乐队

vow: a serious promise or decision 誓言

eg. At weddings, the bride and groom usually exchange vows before the groom kisses the bride.

speech: a formal talk to a large group of people 演说;发言;讲话

eg. I gave/made a speech at my cousin’s wedding.

eg. The president gave the after-dinner speech.

expressive: showing how someone thinks or feels 富于表情, 有表现力

eg. Some people are very expressive while others are not.

get drunk: 喝醉

eg. Will gets drunk every weekend with his friends.

eg. She lost her phone when she got drunk last night.

charismatic: having a lot of charm 有魅力的

eg. Most leaders are charismatic.

eg. Attractive people tend to be naturally charismatic.

Speaking

In a big beautiful hotel. It was a mid-sized wedding. There were so many friends, families came to my wedding. In the evening, there began the wedding at the 5 pm. There was a music band. It was a busy wedding. At the beginning, there was a band play some music, some classic music. I and my husband had a welcome ceremony. Then the wedding ceremony began at the nice time; at 6:18 pm. We should read some vows to each other and take opportunity to thank parents. My husband made a video to give me a surprise. It’s unforgettable things in my wedding. The video is about our relationship – he’s not very expressive. Because I didn’t know at first so I very emotional. Then we played so many games, wedding games. We had an after-party in the bar with some good friends. Then because I was so happy so I got drunk.

Most weddings are traditional, like normal weddings. What the unforgettable thing on my wedding was my husband’s video and at the end I got drunk. Maybe on my wedding, I must keep a gentle… We can go to trip every time if he has time so I don’t care the honeymoon. I think some ceremoney outdoor is romantic. Before the dinner, they went to the garden to have a special ceremony. One of my friend, she likes little yellow…小黃人. She decorated with so many minions and when you leave, you can take lovely minion with you. You would remember her wedding.

Revised: 

My wedding was held in a big beautiful hotel. It was a mid-sized wedding. Many friends and family came to my wedding. In the evening, the wedding began at the 5 pm. There was a music band. It was a busy wedding. In the beginning, there was a band that played music; some classical music. My husband and I had a welcome ceremony. Then the wedding ceremony began at a prearranged time – at 6:18 pm. We should read exchanged our vows to each other and took the opportunity to thank our parents. My husband made a video to surprise me. It was an unforgettable memory of my wedding. The video is about our relationship;  he’s not very expressive. Because I didn’t know about the video so I was very emotional. Then we played so many wedding games. We had an after-party in the bar with some good friends. Then I got drunk because I was so happy.

Most weddings are traditional, normal weddings. The unforgettable memories of my wedding is my husband’s video and when I got drunk. Maybe during my wedding, I must act like a good girl so after the wedding I let myself have fun drinking. We can go on trips whenever he has time so I don’t care about the honeymoon. I think some outdoor ceremonies are romantic. Before the dinner, they went to the garden to have a special ceremony. One of my friends, she likes minions. She decorated her wedding with so many minions and when you leave, you can take lovely minion with you. You would then remember her wedding.