Online Class Notes (Li)[S]
astonish:Â to surprise someone very much ä½¿æè®¶
eg. I was astonished by how much she’d grown.
eg. His superb ability to recall events in detail is astonishing.
pupil: a student
eg. Tom is a star pupil in his year.
pick sth up:Â learn to do something on your own without being taughtÂ å¦ä¼
eg. When you live in a country you soon pick up the language.
senior: someone older than you in school, work etc.
eg. She was my senior in high school.
under-nine/under-ten – under 9 years old/under 10 years old
please keep your voice down/lower your voice
chess piece: æ£å
I think the genius is the person who is unique or very in his or her own area, like scientific or for the movie star, someone who is very good at acting. So he is I think the top person at his or her own area. Another kind, if genius is that, he can only spend a little time, some person he’s only good at studying, but he still spend much time studying. On the other hand, other type of person only spend very little time and they can get a high score. Memory is one of the important part, another is someone has good learning skills. So if you have good learning skills you can good use of the time. Also, another one is the focus, they able to focus on learning, they not care the environment. They just not care about the learning, they just keep doing what they need to do, what they are interested in.
I think aÂ genius is aÂ person/someone who is unique or excelsÂ in his or her own area, like in theÂ scientific field or a talentedÂ movie starÂ
someone who is very good at acting. So he is I think he/she isÂ the top person inÂ his or her own area. Another example isÂ that, he can only spends a little time studying because he is good at it,Â but he still spends much time studying because he likes it. On the other hand, another type of genius only spends very little time studyingÂ and they can stillÂ get a high score. Having a good memory is one of the important aspects, another reasonÂ is ifÂ someone has good learning skills. So if you have good learning skills you can makeÂ good use of yourÂ time. Also, another reasonÂ is the ability toÂ focus, they canÂ focus on learning, not care about/not bother aboutÂ the environment. They just not care about the learning,Â They just keep doing what they need to do andÂ what they are interested in.
champion – cham-pee-yan
vietnam – vee-yat-nam