VIP Class Notes (Jesse)


teacher will let him the teacher will let him 


college entrance exam – gao kao

they did well in the exam / their exam scores were very high

her score was not very good she didn’t do very well at school / she wasn’t a very good student 

they got a rude awakening / “welcome to the real world”

“yeah welcome to my world” = you now have the same situation that I’ve had for a long time

Order of adjectives

  1. Quantity or number
  2. Quality or opinion
  3. Size
  4. Age
  5. Shape
  6. Color
  7. Proper adjective (often nationality, other place of origin, or material)
  8. Purpose or qualifier

classmate – someone I went to school with / someone from my class
colleague – someone I work with / worked with / used to work with

graduate – finished college in ____ / left university in ___ / my last year of university was ____ 

centimetercent = 100. So centimeter is 1/100 of a meter

script – written form of a story
scribe – sb who writes (old word)
scripture – the written teachings of the bible
transcribe – to write what someone says word for word