VIP Class Notes (Ally)

Vocabulary

tardiness(noun): late-ness
ie. My boss fumed at/is angry at me because of my tardiness.

fume: yan (noun)
ie. The fume from your cigarette smells very bad.

tardy: (adj) late
ie. My boss is angry at me because I’m tardy again/I’m always tardy.

distinction: qu bie
ie. I think going to the US for work and staying at home has a big distinction.
ie. I think there is a big distinction between going to work in the US and staying at home.

distinct: (adj) qing xi de, you qu bie de
ie. There is a distinct(big, clear) difference between going to work in the US and staying at home.

stalker:  gen zong zhe
ie. Many fans who follow their idols are/become stalkers.

mesmerized: zhao mi
ie. My friend is mesmerized by the young model.

obsess: 使痴迷; 使迷恋; 使着迷; 唠叨; 挂牵; 念念不忘; (neg meaning)
ie. Stop obsessing(v) over him. Stop obsessing.
ie. Your unnatural obsession(n) over him is only hurting yourself.
ie. Stop your obsession(n) over him.
ie. You’re overly obsessive. (adj)
ie. You’re too obsessed.(adj)
ie. My sister is obsessed with buying shoes.
ie. My sister’s obsession over/with buying shoes makes/is making her poorer by the day.

Grammar

because + sentence …
ie. Judy yelled at me because I was late for class.

because of + noun …
ie. Judy yelled at me because of my tardiness.

watching you vs looking at..
ie. I’m watching you. -> scary blackmail stalker
ie. I’m looking at you. -> normal

I like playing basketball.  (noun of playing bball)
I like to play basketball. (special sentence format)

I drank milk tea two days ago. (I drank once, the day before yesterday)
I have been drinking milk tea for two days (continuously, straight). ( I drank milk tea yesterday and today.)

Speaking

In the US, because the coronavirus/coronavirus situation, our global team work from home. So we don’t have many global projects. We just focused on local projects.

In the US, because of the coronavirus/coronavirus situation/because the coronavirus spread too quickly/because business in the US shut down, our global team works from home.

I will individual presentation by myself.
I will do a presentation by myself.
I will (individually) do a presentation individually.
I will do an individual presentation.

We usually prepare the seeding list. It means which people Levis want our clothes to touch. PR’s job is have a connection with media or celebrities. This is my part of my job and my another part is charge of our brand’s social platform. Because our PR and social is one team, not separate.

We usually prepare the seeding list, which means the list of people, including celebrities and KOLs, Levis wants to reach. PR’s job is to have a connection/to connect with media or celebrities. This is one part of my job and another part is to be in charge of our brand’s social platform. Because our PR and social departments are one single team/the same team, not separate(adj) teams/not separated(adj)/not different teams.

She is the girl who wear the blue dress come to the party.
She is the girl who wore the blue dress to the party. (adj phrase)

This place which our first met.
This is the place/park where we first met.

The boy who always watching you is Lily’s boyfriend.
The boy who keeps looking at you is Lily’s boyfriend.

The man who came back to Japan is my boss.
The young man who came back from Japan is my new boss.

We are happy to see the boy who is attracted to us.
We are happy to see the boy who she is attracted to.

The bag which is 30,000 yuan is a gift when you finish the project.
The bag which is/cost 30,000 yuan is your reward for completing/finishing the project.

Pronunciation

celebrities = stress is on “le”