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Speaking: 1.25
Pronunciation: 2.25
Writing: 1.75
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Student Info: needs to have interview in the near future,

Class focus: Focus mostly on speaking by having conversation, asking her lots of simple questions – she needs to remember what she has learned before. Her grasp of grammar is excellent but her ability to use it currently isn’t. needs to improve mostly sentence structure, grammar, but also needs to be reminded of words she’s learned before but forgotten. 

Occupation: Sales Manager (Cosmetics)

At SE since: Jan 2020

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Needs to have lots of simple conversation to improve confidence and remember vocabulary she learned before.



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17-Feb 3:57PM
We have stayed at home for 20 days because the epidemic is spreading everywhere.My husband and I are bored with doing nothing at home every day.To be safe,our daughter is staying with her grandparents.When I was busy with work before,I wanted to have a rest.,but now I really have a rest and start to miss the busy life.Sometime people are so contradictory.Many people start the New Year with many goals,now there is only one goals is to stay healthy and alive.
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  • VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [W / S]

    January 21, 2020

    Homework

    Write another diary but add more details about the reasons for things, what you felt and thought at the time. Try to use some of the words from today.

    Today we focused on:

    focused on simple conversation – some questions from IETLS speaking – asked lots of questions to get simple details out and remind of vocabulary learned at school.

    Writing

    Today is Saturday. I woke up at 7 o’clock.After eating breakfast,I went to wake up my daughter.It’s time for her to get up. After I fed her breakfast,My husband and I took her to a drawing class at 9 a.m. Then we went to the Starbucks for coffe and picked up my daughter afer class. We had lunch in Wanjia mall which mall near our house. After lunch,we went home,then I took a nap with my daughter. My husband played games in the living room.We took our daughter to the children’s playground at 5 p.m.We had dinner in Wanjia mall once again,because we all are bad at cooking. So my family always goes out for dinner.

    Today is Saturday and I woke up at 7 o’clock.After eating breakfast,I went to wake up my daughter because it was time for her to get up. After I fed her breakfast,My husband and I took her to a drawing class at 9 a.m. / AM Then we went to the Starbucks for coffee and picked up my daughter after class. We had lunch in Wanjia mall which is a mall / which is near our house. After lunch, we went home, then I took a nap with my daughter while my husband played games in the living room. We took our daughter to the children’s playground at 5 PM and we had dinner in Wanjia mall / at the mall once again, because we both are  / we are both bad at cooking / neither of us can cook, so my family always goes out for dinner.

    Vocabulary

    too
    either
    neither 
    I like coffee, you do too
    I don’t like tea, you don’t either = I don’t like tea, neither do you 
    I don’t like coffee or tea. = I neither like coffee nor tea.

    all = 3+
    both = 2

    While I have class, I drink water.
    While the teacher is talking, the students should listen.

    allergic (adj) / allergy (n)
    I am allergic to the chemical in pool water
    I have an allergy to pool water

    I go to play = children
    I go out / I go to ____ (watch a movie / meet my friend) = adult
    I play a game / sport / movie / video = anyone

    kilometer (UK) / mile (US)

    price – jia ge
    eg. can you give me a cheaper price?
    eg2. the price is too high

    study – education / reading / research
    learn – to get new knowledge or skill
    eg. I study English / I learn English
    eg2. I study swimming / I learn swimming

    plan / will / want to / intend
    eg. I plan to teach her to swim next year
    eg2. I intend on teaching her to swim later (formal / higher level)

    gym – jian shen fang
    eg. I go to the gym every day

    shallow (a little water) < > deep (lots of water)
    eg. I will take my daughter to a shallow pool when she learns swimming

    1800 for 10 classes – 1 thousand 800 / 18 hundred
    1055 for 6 classes – 1 thousand AND 50

    150,000
    150k

    test / exam – kao shi
    grade 5 – 5 nian ji
    eg. she must pass the swimming test in grade 5 at school

    what grade are you in? – ji nian ji

    dangerous < > safe
    eg. Swimming makes you safer. Not knowing how to swim is dangerous.

    skill – neng li
    eg. I think swimming is a skill to keep people safe around water

    Speaking

    I live in Pudong. Is so far from here and it’s a very new apartment complex. There is lots of nature. We often go to the mall near my house. There are so many different store in the mall and we can eat and play, singing, watch films (cinema), massage. My daughter can go skating in the mall.

    I have studied swimming but I have forgetten it. I only had 6 classes and I have an allergy to the water.

    I live in Pudong which is so far from here and it’s a very new apartment complex. There is lots of nature in my complex. We often go to the mall near my house / home / apartment. There are so many different stores in the mall and we can do things like sing at KTV / karaoke (karee okeee), watch films (cinema), get a massage, or have a meal. My daughter can go skating in the mall.

    I have learned swimming but I have forgotten it. I only had 6 classes and I have an allergy to the water.

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  • VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [S / W]

    January 15, 2020

    Homework

    Write a diary using some of the words from today – focus on longer sentences using conjunctions.

    Today we focused on:

    reviewed last class + demo, did lots of conversation and reminded her of vocabulary she has learned before. Need to do more conversation in future.

    Grammar

    he’s only good at selling cosmetics
    I am good at teaching grammar
    I am bad at English

    we have been married for 7 years
    I have been to Japan many times

    I had been to Japan / I had traveled to Japan
    I have been / I have traveled

    I will have been doing
    eg. In 10 minutes I will have been teaching for 1 hour but now I have been teaching for 50 minutes.

    When I got married with my husband
    When I married my husband

    it is my other hobby = the last 1
    it is one of my hobbies = just 1 of many
    it is another of my hobbies = say 1, and then 1 more

    I will change to sth = to replace sth with sth else / 代替
    I will change sth = make sth changed

    I have a computer. It is black. = I have a computer which is black.
    I have a friend. She is fat. = I have a friend who is fat.

    Today I went to the mall where we met first.

    Vocabulary

    apartment complex / community / compound – xiao qu

    apartment – gong yu

    enthusiastic / passionate 
    eg. Li Jia Qi is very enthusiastic when he sells cosmetics

    I like strong coffee like espresso < > Shadow prefers weak coffee

    don’t say foreigner., you can say: 

    westerner / someone from another country / asian lady / white guy / black guy ….

    westerner – someone from a western country
    eg. Jesse and Tibo are westerners

    I haven’t used English for a long time / while 
    I haven’t seen you for some time / while  
    I waited for you for a short time 

    we haven’t seen each other for a long time – hao jiu bu jian

    I will work hard / come on me / I hope so / I will do my best = jia you

    1.5 hours = 1 and a half hours / an hour and a half 

    34 kilometers / kays / ks

    convenient – fang bian
    convenience store – bian li dian

    envy – xian mu
    jealous – ji du
    eg. I envy you / I am jealous of you

    Speaking

    I woke up at 6 o’clock and I had breakfast and I did makeup and I go to the ba bai ban mall by bus and I buy a cup of coffee at starbucks. I go to the shop with my colleague, 1 colleague of them, she name is Nita. Recently she want to leave our company so I must talk with her about why she want to leave our company. She want to relax for a lot of time. She say she feel very tired.

    I woke up at 6 o’clock and I had breakfast and I did (my) makeup and I went to the mall by bus and I bought a cup of coffee at Starbucks. I went to the shop with one of my staff / subordinates / team, her / whose name is Nita. Recently she wants to leave our company so I must talk with her about why she wants to leave our company / talk to her about why.. She wants to relax for a while. She said she feels very tired.

    Writing

    vocabulary – “voe kab you lair ree”
    I learned a lot of English vocabulary today.

    remember
    I remember all my anniversaries with my husband.

    improve
    The boss / my boss expects me to improve my performance,

    prefer
    I like Japanese food, but I prefer Chinese food.

    daily necessities
    cosmetics
    I think cosmetics are daily necessities of life.

    toy
    No child dislikes toys.

    hobby
    Watching TV is another of my hobbies.

    lose weight
    Losing weight is a pain.
    I hate losing weight 

    keep fit
    More and more people in our company are keeping fit.

    boxing
    I think boxing is cool.

    foreign
    Chinese always like foreign goods.

    manage
    The higher you are in a company,the more people you manage
    The stronger the coffee, the happier I am

    strange
    My daughter always asks strange questions.

    boss
    I hope my next boss will be a nice person,

    industry
    The cosmetics industry has been on a good trend these years.

    housework
    The cleaner / the maid can help me with the housework.

    need to do something
    If I want to change to / get a better job,I need to improve my English.

    help (to) do something
    I help my friend Cherry to lose weight.

    must do something
    We must finish our work before we can play.

    frequency
    I take my daughter to a drawing class once a week.

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  • VIP Class Notes (Tibo) [S]

    January 13, 2020

    Next Class Focus


    Focus on vocabulary

    Homework

    write one sentence with each of the vocabulary words

    Today we focused on:

    Introduction + talking about job and hobbies

    Speaking

    My husband is a IT engineer. I have a 3yo daughter.
    salesmanager.  make up industry.
    I want to change my job. I don’t like my company.
    The boss is strange.
    we have eye shadow and foundations.
    I like boxing, it helps me to keep fit
    I often buy the dresses and clothes in the shopping mall and buy
    I buy cosmetics in the supermarket because I need to try them.


    My husband is a IT engineer. / my husband works as a IT engineer. / my husband is a engineer in the IT industry.
    I have a 3yo daughter.
    I work as a sales manager in the make up industry. / in the cosmetic industry.
    I want to change my job. I don’t like my company because the boss is strange.

    We have eye shadows and foundations. / we sell eye shadows and foundations
    I like boxing, it helps me to keep fit.
    I often buy the dresses and clothes in the shopping mall and buy cosmetics in the supermarket because I need to try them. / because I like to try them / because I prefer to try them.

    Vocabulary

    vocabulary (n) 词汇
    I need to improve my English vocabulary.

    to remember (v) :记得
    There are many words I don’t remember

    to improve (v) : make better 改善
    I want to improve my boxing skills.
    I need to improve my English
    I must improve my English.

    to prefer (v)叫喜欢
    I like tea but I prefer coffee.
    I like dancing but I prefer boxing.
    I prefer to buy clothes in the shop because I can try them.

    daily necessities (n)/ products I use everyday日用品
    I can buy daily necessities online or in the supermarket.

    toy(s) (n)玩具
    I buy many toys to my daughter.

    hobby (n)爱好
    Shopping is my hobby
    The hobby of my husband is to play games

    to lose weight 减肥
    My friend runs everyday to lose weight.

    to keep fit 健身
    I go boxing twice a week to keep fit.

    boxing 拳击
    I like boxing

    foreign (adj) 外国的
    Apple is a foreign company, it is an American company.

    to manage (v) 管理
    I need to manage the team
    The boss manages the company.

    strange (adj) 奇怪
    My boss is very strange
    he likes strange colors.
    My husband plays strange games

    boss (n) 老板
    I need to report my work to my boss.

    company (n)公司
    I have worked in this company for 14 years.

    industry (n)工业
    My husband works in the IT industry
    I work in the make up industry

    housework / chores (n) 家务
    I don’t like to do the housework
    I punch my husband because he doesn’t do the chores.

    cosmetic (adj/n) 化妆品
    I work in the cosmetic industry.
    we sell cosmetic products.

    frequency (n)发生率
    People change cars at a low frequency

    Grammar

    need to do something :
    I need to finish my work today.

    help (to) do something
    Boxing helps me keep fit
    I help my daughter to do the homework.
    I help my mother to do the housework.

    must do something
    I must improve my English
    I must buy many things before the spring festival

    talking about frequency:  How often you do something
    one time = once
    2 times = twice

    frequency / time
    I go boxing twice a week
    I go to work 20 times a month
    I go to Beijing 5 times per year
    I drink water once per 15 minutes / I drink water once every 15 minutes
    I go to study English twice a week
    I go to the cinema once per 2 months /  I go to the cinema once every 2 months 

    Pronunciation

    engineer
    14 fourteen
    40 forty

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  • Demo Class Notes (Shadow – Jesse)

    January 7, 2020

    Speaking

    Wake up in this morning 5 o’clock, and then I make up and have breakfast. milk and egg and by the taxi to my daughter’s school. I by the subway to work and I work 8 hours. I have lunch in jiu guang, only me. After lunch go back to office and I finish my work at 6 o’clock, and I go to here learning English.

    I woke up at 5 o’clock in this morning / in the morning / AM, and then I did my make up / put on my make up and I had milk and egg for breakfast and I went to my daughter’s school by the taxi / I took my daughter to school. I went to work by the subway and I worked for 8 hours. I had lunch in jiu guang by myself. After lunch / afterwards I went back / returned to the / my office and I finished my work at 6 o’clock, and I came to here to learn English. o

    subway / metro – di tie
    eg. I took the metro to JingAn Temple at 10AM

    by myself – zi ji zuo de
    eg. I made breakfast by myself

    finish work – xia ban
    start work – shang ban
    finish my work – zuo wan gong zuo

    plan
    plane – playyyyyyyn
    game – gaaaayyyyyym

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