VIP Class Notes (Ally)[W/S]

Homework

Write about a perfect day for Mary. (You can do whatever you like!)

Vocabulary

accent: kou yin
ie. In China, different cities have different accents.

logic: luo ji
ie. English-speaking logic is different from Chinese-speaking logic.

recording tapes: lu yin dai
ie. Sometimes we use recording tapes for listening to music.

recording studio: lu yin shi
ie. The singer is making her new album in the recording studio.

studio (housing): dan Shen gong yu (an apartment *usually* without a kitchen or living room)
ie. I can only rent a studio because I am poor and the rent in Shanghai is too expensive.

rent: zu/fangzu
ie. I rented the house for my grandmother.
ie. I need to pay the rent to the landlord.

den: shu fang
ie. My dad works in the den.

Speaking

Q: Tell me about your best and worst subjects.
A: My best is English, my worst subject is math. Sometimes I like Arts too. I usually painting. When we in the Art class, we usually use art book to paint a picture.
A: My best/most favorite is English, my worst/least favorite subject is math. Sometimes I like Arts too. I usually paint. When we are in the Art class, we usually use an/the art book to paint a picture.

Q: Tell me what you do other than school. What are your school hours?
A: I do my homework. I seldom go out other than school. So there is not interesting things happen at me. I go to school at 7 o’clock, classes start at 8 o’clock. I leave to school at 5 o’clock. At weekends, I have math class, Chinese class, English class, and art class. I need to do my weekend homework. I seldom go to the park to watch the park scenery.
A: I do my homework. I seldom go out other than school. So there is no interesting things happen to/for me. Everyday I go to school at 7 o’clock, classes start at 8 o’clock. I leave from school at 5 o’clock. At/during weekends, I have math class, Chinese class, English class, and art class. I also need to do my weekend homework. I seldom go to the park to watch the park scenery.

Grammar

Q: You don’t like math, right?
A:Yes (I do like math). No (I don’t like math).

Be careful how you use “some” and “somebody”.

Writing

My cat always does some funny things. When she does purr, maybe she is sleeping. When she does meow, it means she is very hungry. When yowl, she is very angry and uncomfortable. So my cat is very interesting. However, she seldom bite somebody. She sometimes very cute too. I like it so much.

My cat always does funny things. When she purrs, maybe she is sleeping. When she meows, it means she is very hungry. When she yowls, she is very angry and uncomfortable. So my cat is very interesting. However, she seldom bites people/almost never bites people/anybody. Sometimes, she is very cute too. I like her so much.

Pronunciation

hiss/his vs he’s

bit vs beat