Online Class Notes (Tibo) [R+S]

Today we focused on:

refining expression

Speaking

all of the students at my age are in the ground waiting for the ceremony and pick up the diplomas one by one.
it was really hot. you can wear whatever

it is less important in China than the western Universities.
They invite someone to give a speech and it is an important moment.
it is hard this year for graduates to find a decent jobs. The government tries to offer more job opportunities. I read that from the Uni that education department of the central government are going to hire 200,000 teachers national wide. most of the schools are operated by the government so they plan to hire more young teachers. Especially in some poor areas.
that will help to make it peace, jobless young people will be a big problem for the society.

that encourages people to not work

it is like art, there is an art called art performance, he is trying to remind the people about the dangerous of the virus


all of the students at my age are on the ground waiting for the ceremony and to pick up the diplomas one by one.
it was really hot. you can wear whatever you want when you go there. There is no specific dress code

it is less important in China than the western Universities.
They invite someone to give a speech / commencement speech and it is an important moment.
it is hard this year for graduates to find a decent jobs. The government tries to offer more job opportunities.

I read from the Uni that the education department of the central government is going to hire 200,000 teachers nation wide. most of the schools are operated by the government so they plan to hire more young teachers. Especially in some poor areas.

That will help to make it to appease young people , else jobless young people will become a big problem for the society.

that encourages people not to work / to remain unemployed

it is like art, there is an art called performance art, he is trying to remind people (about) the dangerous of the virus

Vocabulary

 performance art (n) : art in actions
He recored a piece of performance art.

to appease (v) : pacify / make more peaceful
The US government gave everyone stimulus checks to appease the population

commencement speech  (n) : speech given when people graduate
Steve Jobs gave a famous commencement speech at Stanford

attorney (n) : lawyer
I need to find an attorney to help me in this case

macabre (adj) : horrifying / making one think about murder or death
The war left a macabre scene after the battle

plea (n) : emotional request
She made a plea

to plead (v) :  ask with a lot of emotions / what one recognizes in court (guilty / not guilty)
He pleaded for his life but they still killed him

grim reaper  : symbol of death/ personification of death
He was visited by the grim reaper on his death bed.

grim (adj) :  dark, unhappy
the future is grim because of the virus

diploma(s) (n): certificate from a university / degree
He received the diploma

mandate (n) : order / permit giving authority
The emperor is allowed to rule because he has the mandate of heaven

auditorium (n): big place with a stage in the middle
We gathered in the auditorium before the performance

compensation (n): what you get in exchange for something / money given to make up for a loss
He received the compensation from the insurance

to compensate (v)
Our company compensates the employees very well