VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [S]

Homework

Use some of the vocabulary from today to write about a time that you worked overtime. Why did you work overtime that night? What do you think about working overtime? If your boss asked you to work overtime every day, what would you tell him?

and also try to review last class and do a little writing.

Needs more review

I used to live here – before I lived here but now I don’t
I am used to living here – habit / feeling

opportunity – chance

ability – can / able

Vocabulary

conjunction – lian ci

preposition – jie ci

no why – no reason 

start < > finish
eg. I start work at 8AM and I finish work at 7PM

verb noun – 动名词

Tom = tomato = Tom’s cheeks are red 
Pot = potato = Potatoes and pots are brown

which = and it
eg. I have a computer and it is black. = I have a computer which is black.

work overtime – jia ban
eg. I don’t often work overtime

overworked – tired from working too much
eg. I’m overworked


hurt – verb
eg. I hurt my leg (受伤) / my leg hurts (疼)
pain – noun
eg. I have pain in my leg / I have a lot of pain in my leg
painful – adj
eg. It is painful when I walk
sore – adj
eg. My leg is sore / it is sore when I walk

Grammar

after do yoga I can feel relaxedafter doing yoga I can feel relaxed

the – specific / obvious / normal place that’s all the same

the water on the table is mine – specifically this one here
the weather today is really good – obviously Shanghai’s weather
the park is really nice – all the same

I have been to Japan twice and I went last year.

eat – ate
drink – drank
see – saw
shoot – shot
go – went
think – thought
buy – bought
sell – sold
seek – sought
find – found

I like coffee.
Coffee is good.

I like drinking.
Drinking is fun.

verb – what time?
noun – which one? how many? 

I like coffee – don’t care which, all
I like the coffee – you know which one, only 1

I like class – don’t care which, all
I like the class – you know which one, only 1
I like the classes – you know which, more than 1
I like a class – don’t know which one, only 1

Pronunciation

usually – you zhhhaaa leee

Speaking

I went to a place in shanghai to do some trade between 2 companies. We just created account there. because we haven’t used app so we worried there are some mistake. I wake up at 7 AM and I ate bread which I bought it in 711 for my breakfast, and I went to my office and began job. I ate chicken and potato for lunch and I ate yoghurt for dinner and after dinner I came here.

I went to a place in shanghai to do some trade between 2 companies. We just created 2 accounts there to do some trade online. We haven’t used the app for the trade so we worried there were some mistakes. I woke up at 7 AM because I worried I would be late and then I ate bread which I bought in 711 for my breakfast. I went to my office and began working / started work. I ate chicken and tomato for lunch and I ate / had yoghurt for dinner and after dinner I came here to have English class with Jesse at 7PM.

who, what, where, why, how, for how long, with who, and then what…?