VIP Class Notes (Ally)[S]

Vocabulary

exponentially: 翻倍的
ie. If you can remember all the grammar points from our lessons, your English will improve exponentially.

consciously: you yi shi de
ie. You must think about how to make sentences consciously.

unconscious: wu yi shi
ie. The man is lying there unconsciously.
ie. She is unconscious and I can’t hear her breathing.

purposefully/on purpose: you yi de
ie. I gave you this speaking exercise purposefully.

purpose(n): yi tu
ie. I have a purpose to improve my English.
ie. You will get better if you practice with purpose.

statements: 说明; 说法; 表白; 表态; 声明; 陈述;
ie. Trump will make/issue a statement about/on the new policy/measure.

wrap: bao
ie. This is the gift I bought for you, but I hope you can forgive me for not wrapping it.

unwrap:
ie. Are you finished unwrapping your presents?

finishing touches: zui hou de
ie. Wrap up your speaking/put the finishing touches on your speaking.

Grammar

go on holiday/vacation – use more

as well as: almost the same as “and”, use it in the same way but when talking about things that are a little different

Speaking

Q: Talk about traveling
A: I like to travel because travel is a good way to learn each other. So every year, I choose one vacation for us to travel. I love winter more than summer to travel. Tokyo is my favorite city to travel. Every year, we go there if we have a vacation. Tokyo is a international city. There are lots of culture in there. We can buy lots of things. Tokyo is famous for delicious food. There are most Michelin restaurants in the world. In order to have a taste, we must go Tokyo if we go to Japan. Some unhappy things happened in my trip once. Lots of restaurants in Tokyo use cash only. Once we have a sushi in a expensive restaurant. We thought it’s a famous restaurant it must can use credit card, but it can’t. So we have to borrow money from strangers.

A: I like to travel because travel is a good way to get to know/learn about each other. When we travel together, we do everything with each other/stick together all day. So every year, I choose one vacation for us/I choose one place for us to go on holidays together. I love winter more than summer./I love to travel during winter more than summer./ For/When traveling, I like winter more than summer. Tokyo is my favorite city in the world. Every year, we go there if we have days off from work/free days. Tokyo is an international city. There are lots of cultural experiences, as well as nice things to buy in Tokyo. Tokyo is also famous for delicious food. The most number of Michelin restaurants in the world is in Tokyo. In order to have a taste of the Michelin experience, we must go to Tokyo./So the Michelin experiences are one of the reasons why Tokyo is our must-see/must-go city. However, something unpleasant happened in my trip once./But my memories of Tokyo are not all happy ones. Lots of restaurants in Tokyo only accept cash./are cash-only. Once we had sushi in an expensive restaurant. We thought it’s a famous restaurant so it must accept credit card, but it didn’t. So we had to borrow money from strangers./exchange money with strangers using Alipay.