VIP Class Notes (David)

Homework

What would you suggest to somebody if he or she was planning to come to your country to study abroad? Give details and examples to support your response.

Speaking

I have a confused -> I have a confusion.

It depends myself -> It depends on myself.

I paid another lesson from wechat. -> I paid for another lesson from wechat.

Smart English depends on the person’s high personality control. -> Smart English depends on the person’s self-discipline/self-motivation.

I write down what I thinking about. -> I write down what [I think]/[I’m thinking] about.

No rules charge me have to do the homework. -> No rules force me to have to do the homework.

Because I think if one person friendliness, he or she must cleanliness, because I think cleanliness is a basic personality for a person, but not everyone is friendliness. For example, if my roommate is friendness, he or she has to help me clean our house, so that’s no problem about cleanness. But if one person only care about cleanness, they are not friendliness, both of us will have a lot of argument about some life problems. I think quietness is correct about a person. If a person quietness, I don’t think it’s a problem, they can choose talk or don’t talk with me. But talk about with each other is better if they are good talkers.

Because I think if one person is friendly, he or she is clean, because I think cleanliness is a basic personality trait for a person, but not everyone is friendly. For example if my roommate is friendly, he or she will likely help me clean our house, so cleanliness is not a problem. But if one person only cares about cleanliness, he or she is not friendly, [and][so] we will have a lot of arguments about some life problems. I think quietness is a [character trait][characteristic] of a person. If a person is quiet, I don’t think it’s a problem, because they can choose to talk or not talk with me. But talking with each other is better if they are good talkers.

Vocabulary

Friendliness, quietness, cleanliness – nouns; the characteristic of being friendly, quiet, or clean.

trait – noun – a single characteristic or quality of someone or something

Pronunciation

cleanliness -> clen-li-ness