VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [R / W]

Homework

Use some of the vocabulary from today in some writing. Write something like a story and try to use the words.

Use some of the grammar from today. “had done” / passive voice (bei dong)

Today we focused on:

talked a lot about work and grammar to understand different tenses + passive.

reading: aeiou focus + connecting words

Reading

Susan likes to eat apples. She likes to eat big red apples. She likes to wear a blue hat. She wears a big blue hat on her head. She wears a hat and eats an apple. She drinks some water from a white cup. Susan drinks water and eats apples. She doesn’t cut the apple with a knife. A knife is sharp. She just eats the apple. She holds the apple in her hand. She bites into the apple with her teeth. She licks her lips. She drinks more water. She wipes her mouth with her hand.

Vocabulary

How are you? / How are you doing? (How’re) / How is it going? (How’s it)

5 – great / very good / really good
4 – good / pretty good 
3 – not bad / good
2 – fine / OK
1 – not great / not very good

Thanks / Thank you

and you? / what about you? / how about you? 

5 – great / very good / really good
4 – good / pretty good 
3 – not bad / good
2 – fine / OK
1 – not great / not very good

Thanks

high standards – gao yao qiu

efficient – you xiao de

hard working (adj) / hard worker (n) 

i’m used to running a business

Grammar

I have (already) drunk the water / I am (now) drinking the water / I (often / always / sometimes) drink the water
the water has been drunk by me

I drank (yesterday / last week) the water
the water was (yesterday / last week) drunk by me

I had drunk (before you arrived) the water before you arrived
The water had been drunk (before you arrived) before you arrived

Writing

The autumn is coming which is my favorite season. Temperature is neither hot nor cold.I’m planning to hang out with my famliy this weekend if the weather is good.I’m used to running at night in autumn. It’s really comfortable. I think the summer of this year is over early, so I think I can get a long autumn, it’s so good!

Autumn is coming and it is my favorite season / I’m really into this season. The temperature is neither hot nor cold so / and I’m planning to hang out with my family this weekend if the weather is good (and I hope we can drink and get tipsy). I’m used to running at night in autumn, which is / because it is / when it’s really comfortable. I think the summer of this year is over early, so I think I can get a long autumn, which is so good!