Online Class Notes (Tibo) [S+R]

Today we focused on:

refining expression

Speaking


I miss the delicious food and my friends.
I came back to Shanghai from Sichuan on February 5.

Maybe they are very stressed and if they meet the people who have the virus they can hurt them and protect themselves.
I feel angry and I don’t agree with the word Chinese virus. CNN also don’t agree with Trump.
the media are fair about the situation.
He is not nice to China and America has been fighting for 1 and a half year.
This is not strange for him.

I heard from my friends, they had to delay their wedding.
I think it is not too hard because they asked the hotel and tell all of their friends  the new date.
it is not safe even if it is small scale. They all connect their friends and parents. They have to stay in the same place.

Yesterday I wanted to book a restaurant we often booked before but they already closed.
Most of she’s clients in different cities so she can’t meet them.

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I miss the delicious food and my friends.
I came back to Shanghai from Sichuan on February 5.

Maybe they are very stressed and if they meet the people who have the virus they can hurt them and protect themselves. / if they meet people infected by the virus
I feel angry and I don’t agree with the word Chinese virus. CNN also doesn’t agree with Trump.
the media are fair about the situation.
He is not nice to China because they have been fighting for 1 and a half year.
This is not strange for him. / this is expected.

I heard from my friends, they had to delay their wedding.
I think it is not too hard because they asked the hotel and told all of their friends the new date.
it is not safe even if it is small scale. They invite their friends and parents. They have to stay in the same place.

Yesterday I wanted to book a restaurant we often booked before/ in the past but they already closed. / went bankrupt
Most of her clients are in different cities so she can’t meet them.

Vocabulary

to expect : to predict / think something will happen
I expect the situation to get better in May
Our plane is expected to arrive at 5:30 pm.

expectation (n)
what are your expectations for the salary in this company?

Israel 以色列🇮🇱
I will visit Israel next year

Israeli : people from Israel

to go bankrupt : run out of money / stop a business because you don’t have enough money
Many restaurants are going bankrupt because of the virus

bankruptcy (n)
the company declared bankruptcy last month.

to declare : announce / say something in an official way
He declared that he would run for president

to invite : ask someone to go somewhere
I invited all my friends to my wedding

invitation (n)
I received a birthday invitation

to connect : bring together / make a link
Tom is a Chinese teacher and my friend want to learn Chinese . I will connect them.
Tom is well connected , he knows everyone in the city.
I need to connect my computer to the wifi

venue (n): location of an event
the venue for our wedding is a 5 star hotel

stigma (n) : a mark of disgrace / something considered shameful
Being gay was a stigma for Tom. when his boss learned about it he fired him

to stigmatize : discriminate against
He was stigmatized for being different.

small scale : with only a few people / only affecting a few people
they held a small scale wedding

to determine : make sure of the cause of something / prove
after doing test we have determined that the virus only survives for 3h in the air.

accurate (adj): precise  / very close to the truth
The article was not accurate (not totally true)

inaccurate : not accurate

to miss : think about / would like something
I miss my friend

WeChat moments
I posted a picture on my moments.

spike (n/v) pointed piece of metal  / increase sharply
I hurt my hand on a spike
The price of masks spiked because of the virus

firearm (n) : gun / rifle
People in the US are allowed to buy firearms.

bullet (n) small metal piece used in a gun
I ran out of bullets so I couldn’t use the gun anymore