Online Class Notes (Tibo) [S]

Speaking

Maybe I am a little scared about what he is doing but if I know it is inert maybe it just sends a signal .
the man wants to sen a signal, he wants to protect his freedom as much as he can no matter what. They can do their best to protect their freedom. They don’t want to use weapons but they if the government won’t release the lockdown they will rebel

If its a toy that would be fine but if the fake real is really like a real gun maybe you will get in trouble. The police will ask you about it.
Some fake guns are created from the real ones. That is not allowed.
There is a very strict policy for how to use a gun because most of the time the people don’t have guns so they won’t theaten the policeman’s life they don’t have to use a gun to shoot bad people or protect themselves.

I think it is alright to reopen the park, people need amusement as well and Shanghai is much safer than a few months ago so you can’t wait too long to reopen the amusement parks. There is always a chance that people can get infected. Take enough measures to keep people safe.

Cinemas will reopen recently really cant waiting for a new movie
Some domestic movies which should have been launched in the spring festival.


Maybe I am a little scared about what he is doing/ I am a little scared because he looks threatening carrying weapons but if I know it is inert maybe it just sends a signal ./ maybe he just wants to send a signal.
the man wants to send a signal, he wants to protect his freedom as much as he can / he wants to show he is determined to protect his freedom no matter what. they are willing to do what it takes / whatever it takes to protect their freedom. They don’t want to use weapons but they if the government won’t release the lockdown they will rebel / weapons are only for dissuasion

If it’s a toy that would be fine but if the fake real is really like a real gun/ looks realistic / is a perfect copy maybe you will get in trouble. The police will ask you about it.
Some fake guns are created from the real ones. That is not allowed.
There is a very strict policy for how to use a gun because most of the time the people don’t have guns so they won’t theaten the policeman’s life they don’t have to use a gun to shoot bad people or protect themselves./ The gun policy is very restrictive.

I think it is alright to reopen the park, people need amusement as well and Shanghai is much safer than a few months ago so you can’t wait too long to reopen the amusement parks. There is always a chance that people can get infected. Take enough measures / take precautions to keep people safe.

Cinemas will reopen in the next few days I really can’t wait for a new movie / I am eager to watch new movies
Some domestic movies which should have been launched / have beeb released in the spring festival will be shown soon. / will be screened soon.

Vocabulary

dissuasion (n) persuading someone not to do something
He carries a gun for dissuasion, he doesn’t want to use it and it helps because bad people would think twice before attacking him

to dissuade (v) : opposite of persuade / persuade not to do something
the death penalty is given to drug dealers in china, it dissuades people from selling drugs.

rebel (n/v) oppose the authority/someone who opposes authority
People rebelled against the decision to increases taxes and protested on the streets
Some soldiers rebelled against the king.
I was a rebel when I was younger, I would dye my hair purple to show I’m different

inert (adj) : without the strength to move / inactive
the body was inert on the floor, john was dead.

to polarize : causing a strong divide about an issue
The lock down polarizes the population, some people want to stop it and others think we need to keep it going