VIP Class Notes (Jesse)
Today we focused on:
talked about shopping / shopping malls, did lots of vocabulary.
coffee store – cafeĀ
atmosphere – the feeling around you / environment
window shopping – to look around the shops but not plan to buy
eg. I like to go window shopping on the weekend
chain / franchise
eg. it is a chain bookstore
jewelry – things you wear around your neck, fingers, etc..
annoying – fan
eg. the printer is so annoying
(how) can I help you? / what can I do for you? / what are you looking for? / just let me know if you need anything
Sorry, I’m looking for some…
I’d like to get some…
I’m interested in getting some…
some pants / gloves / shoes / socks / glasses ….
a hat / shirt / skirt / dress ….
in + color
plastic bag / plasticĀ
wooden table / wood
paper bag / paper
woolen sweater / wool
leather – niu pi
metal pot / metalĀ
glass table / glassĀ
denim – the material used to make jeans
silk dress / silk – si chou
material = fabric
material = sth used to make sth
handbag / purseĀ
briefcase / work bag
wallet / female wallet / purseĀ Ā
suitcase / luggageĀ
dull < > bright
dark < > lightĀ
it fits my clothing / it is suitable for my clothing / it matches my clothing – looks good with it
the bag fits many clothes – big enough
shoulder strap – the thing on your bag that goes around your shoulder
everyday use < > special occasion (like a wedding)
pay a cup of coffee – pay for a cup of coffeeĀ
what do you shop for? what do you like to go shopping for? = why do you do it?
what do you read for? = why do you read?
cafe / pay / wayĀ
way – w is like an “o” shapeĀ