VIP Class Notes (Ally)[S]

Homework

Do a summary of something you’ve read!!!  (120 words)

Vocabulary

psychology:  心理学
ie. I think psychology is a hard subject because it is about/deals with people’s brains.

particularly: 专指的,特指的
ie. I have a particular interest in math, because I feel math is the subject that makes most sense to me.
ie. I like math particularly because I feel it makes the most sense./I am particularly interested in math..

permanent: 永久的

relationship: 关系
ie. I want to develop a permanent relationship with you.

logic: 逻辑
ie. It is important to think about logic in your speech.

interfere: 干涉
ie. Does your hobby interfere with your studies?

literal: 字面意义的
ie. The literal meaning of any word may be different than its actual meaning.

Grammar

The cup will fall on/to the ground if you don’t keep the table steady.

My favorite genre of movies is action movies but yours is cartoons.

While some avengers came back to life/were revived, others changed the timeline.

How will you send this message, through/via WeChat or email?

Combining short sentences: 

It is relaxing and happy to go hiking. I can take a rest from my busy life.
It is relaxing and happy to go hiking because I can/get to take a rest from my busy life.

It is raining. I bring an umbrella.
It is raining so I bring an umbrella.
I bring an umbrella because it is raining.
Since/as it’s raining, I bring an umbrella.
When it is raining, I bring an umbrella.
Although/even though it’s raining, I don’t bring an umbrella.

ex) I walked into the classroom, and as/since there are no empty seats, I stood at the back.

After I play sports, it is easily for me to focus attention so I can study harder.
After I play sports, it is easy for me to focus my attention so I can study harder.
After I play sports, I can focus my attention more easily so I can study harder.

After dinner, we always chat with each other.
After dinner, we always have a chat with each other.

Speaking

Q: What do you usually do during Spring Festival?

A: When it is SF, I always go to my hometown Sichuan to visit my grandparents with my parents. We always have a big meal with them. After the dinner, we always chat with each other. Sometimes it was snow in Sichuan so I can play with cousins with snow. I always have a good time during Spring Festival. It is an important festival for me.

Edited: During Spring Festival, I always go, with my parents, to my hometown Sichuan with my parents to visit my grandparents. We always have a big meal together. After the Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner, we always chat with each other. Sometimes it would snow in Sichuan so I can play with cousins in the snow. I always have a good time during Spring Festival. It is an important festival for me.

Q: What would you like to do for your birthday this year? Would you like any presents? What’s the perfect present for you? Do you want to go anywhere?

A: This birthday, I want to go hiking with my parents in the mountains. I think it is relaxing and happy to go hiking in the mountains. I can take a rest from the busy life.

Edited: On/for my birthday this year, I want to go hiking with my parents. I think it is relaxing and happy to go hiking./I think I will/would feel relaxed and happy. I can take a rest from my busy life/the busy life I’m living now.