Online Class Notes (Nemo)

Speaking

Soon, I’ll be going to Shaoxing

In Shaoxing I just want to play, I in Shanghai for many time. I’ll stay in Shaoxing until Monday or Tuesday.

i stayed in Shanghai for a long time and now, once I get to Shaoxing I just want to play with my cousin

Vocabulary

Sibling (n): a brother or sister
兄;弟;姐;妹
I have four siblings: three brothers and a sister.
我有4个兄弟姐妹:3个兄弟,1个姐姐。

Singular (adj): of or relating to the form of a word used when talking or writing about one thing
单数(的)
a singular ending/form/noun/verb
单数词尾/形式/名词/动词
The word “woman” is singular.
woman 这个单词是单数形式。

Plural (adj): a word or form that expresses more than one
复数形式
“Geese” is the plural of “goose”.
geese 是 goose 的复数形式。
“Woman” in the plural is “women”.
woman 的复数形式是 women。

Uncountable (adj): An uncountable noun is not used with “a” or “an” and cannot be made plural.
(名词)不可数的
Words like “electricity”, “blood”, and “happiness” are uncountable.
像 electricity,blood,happiness 等词是不可数的。

Rent (n): a fixed amount of money that you pay regularly for the use of a room, house, car, television, etc. that someone else owns
租金;租费
I pay a higher rent/more rent than the other tenants because my room is bigger.
我的房租比其他房客高,因为我的房间要大些。
Rents here are ridiculously high/low.
这里的房租高/低得出奇。

Rent (v): to pay or receive a fixed amount of money for the use of a room, house, car, television, etc.
租用,租借;出租
I rented a car from a garage so that I could get about.
我从汽车修理厂租了一辆车,以便能够四处走走。
The old lady rented me her spare bedroom for £200 a week.
这位老太太以每周200英镑的价格把她一间闲置的卧室租给了我。

Korea-韩国

Latest (adj): newest or most recent or modern
最新的;最近的;最先进的
Have you seen her latest movie?
你看过她的最新影片吗?
the latest fashions
最新时装

Grammar

Much, many with a noun

We use much with singular uncountable nouns and many with plural nouns:

[talking about money]

I haven’t got much change. I’ve only got a ten euro note.

Are there many shops  near you?

Questions and negatives

We usually use much and many with questions (?) and negatives (−):

Is there much unemployment in that area?

How many eggs are in this cake?

Do you think many people will come?

It was pouring with rain but there wasn’t much wind.