VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [S]

Vocabulary

weak < > strong

melt < > boil
eg. the ice melts to become water

when the food arrives you filled up on bread

it’s relatively cheap / it’s not expensive compared to other places

authentic – real
eg. I think that Spanish restaurant is the most authentic Spanish food in Shanghai

neighborhood / area 

package / course 

we use it together / share it
eg. me and my husband share the course at the Chinese school

beginner level / first level / low level

I enjoy myself / I am happy
I enjoy the tea – the tea is great
I enjoyed the night = I was happy and the night was fun
We enjoyed ourselves = We all had fun

activities / games / competitions 
eg. in the class we had a lot of activities including games and competitions

it’s real I don’t review my classes every day – truly / in fact / actually / honestly 

I will improve so much if I review every day

too much = bad
so much = good

Pronunciation

learned – learnd

play – played

me and you

play edit

Speaking

last Friday for example we had party with my friends, near my home. We were from 8PM to 3AM. We met with another friends, and enjoyed a lot. We ate payaya, some appetizers, like beef with mashed potato, pasta rolls, pate with bread, some sweet sauce. My friend is there and his husband their son, 1 boy, 2 girls, there were my other friends, Sarah and her husband, Sarah is from Spain and her husband is from Italy, I meet them 2 years ago I think. We were with other friends and they introduced they to us. There were also my husband’s coworkers / partners with his wife, and some was alone.

last Friday for example we had a party with my friends, near my home. We stayed there from 8PM to 3AM and we met with other friends, and enjoyed the time / the night / it a lot. We ate Paella, some appetizers, like beef with mashed potato, pasta rolls, pate with bread, some sweet sauce. My friend was there and her husband and their kids, 1 boy, and 2 girls. There were my other friends, Sarah and her husband, Sarah is from Spain and her husband is from Italy, I met them 2 years ago I think. We were with other friends and they introduced them to us. There were also my husband’s coworkers / partners with his wife, and some of them were alone.