Online Class Notes (Li)[S/W]

Homework

Write about the time at university when you played football. How was the experience? What did you like, dislike about it?

Today we focused on:

ways to use get, making sentences longer and speaking exercise

Vocabulary

travel expenses = travel money

haircut: 发型,发式;理发

get(1): receive, obtain, buy something 获得,得到;买到

eg. She went to the supermarket to get some eggs.

eg. The boy gets money every Chinese New Year from his parents.

eg. Where did you get your haircut?

get (2): to become sick/angry, happy, etc. 得(病)变成;变得

eg. “Don’t get sick tomorrow or you’ll miss the test!”

eg. I got a cold because I didn’t wear enough clothes last week.

eg. He gets angry if you shout at him.

get (3):  to cause something to happen, or someone to do something 使得;把…弄得

eg. How do I get the computer to work?

eg. My boss is trying to get me to finish the project by next week.

Grammar

I have been in playing football – I have been playing football 

since I 7 years old – since I was 7 years old

to make sentences longer:

and, so, but, because 

eg. I like to exercise. I wake up early in the morning to run for one hour.

I like to exercise so I wake up early in the morning to run for one hour.

eg. She only eats meat. She has always been a picky eater.

She only eats meat because she has always been a picky eater.

Speaking

I have a son, he is six years old. I live in SH. I’m in charge of the sales team at my company. I like to play football before I join my company. After I joined my company, all the spare time I need to sleep because our company is very very busy. Two years ago, I think so. About three or four years ago, I do exercise with my friend. I go to the gym and running in the stadium. Most of time, I need to work. I will transfer to BJ and for ten days, I can come back to SH for 3 times per month. My family stay in SH. I started to learn English because I needed to change my job after two years.

Revised: 

I have a son, he is six years old. I live in SH and I’m in charge of the sales team at my company. Before I joined my company, I liked to play football. After I joined my company, I need to sleep in my spare time because my company is very very busy. Two years ago, I think so, but three or four years ago, I exercised/worked out with my friend at the gym or ran at the stadium. Most of the time, I need to work. I will transfer to BJ in ten days, I can come back to SH for 3 times per month. My family will stay in SH. I started to learn English because I want to change my job/get a new job/look for a new job after two years/two years later.

Writing

These days, my company have a re-organize for BD team. So I will be transform to the North china, and base in Beijing.
My concern is no right co-worker who could replace and occupy some new position in North. I have tried to invite some top operator, but they said want stay in the East China or base in Shanghai.

Revised: 

These days, my company has re-organized/restructured the BD team so, I will be transferring to Beijing, in North China. My concern is that there isn’t a suitable co-worker who could replace others to take on a new position up North. I have tried to invite some top operators, but they said they want to stay in East China or be based in Shanghai.