VIP Class Notes (David)

Homework

Write about your favorite Avenger superhero. What are their super powers? How have they saved the world? Why do you like this superhero?

Speaking

Not very like -> I don’t like it [very much].

Vocabulary

regular -> normal

ex: On a regular day, I wake up at 8 AM for school.

irregular -> not normal, different

ex: It was irregular for her to be late for work.

antonym -> a word with the opposite meaning

Meteorologist -> a person who studies the weather

ex: The meteorologist said that it will rain much more this year than last year.

Meteorology -> the study of the weather

Meteorological -> adjective, used to describe the study of weather

Organization -> an official group of people

unprecedented -> something very important that has never happened before

ex: The total solar eclipse was an unprecedented sight.

on record -> the writing down of significant information

ex: He is on record saying that he stole the money.

blaze -> noun; a fire

freeze -> verb; when a liquid gets so cold that it becomes a solid

melt -> verb; when a solid gets warm and becomes a liquid

flood -> when the water level gets too high and covers the land

government -> the people in charge of the country; 政府

Grammar

Regular verbs -> Most verbs are “regular,” which means the past tense is +ed, and the past participle is +ed.

ex: want->wanted; kick->kicked

Irregular verbs -> Some verbs are “irregular”, which means that the past tense and participle are not +ed

ex: run -> ran ; teach -> taught

List of irregular verbs: https://www.esl-lounge.com/reference/grammar-reference-most-common-irregular-verb-list.php