VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [S]

Homework

Write about something specific related to your job, work experience, and try to use did / have done / had done.

Speaking

last time when i went to singapore i was with ester and at that time i was pregnant and she was very helpful to taking care of me, and we have been to singapore and mayasia for 4-6 days, and we really had a good time there. it’s for touring to have fun and to visit her friend there. singapore is really beautiful and there are many tropical plants there and the city is very green. We’ve had some chickens and some coconuts… and the people there most of them can speak chinese, english as well…

last time when i went to singapore i was with Ester and at that time i was pregnant and she was very helpful in taking / and took care of me, and we went to singapore and mayasia for 4-6 days, and we really had a good time there. it was for a holiday and to visit her friend there. singapore is really beautiful and there are many tropical plants there and the city is very green. We’ve had some chicken and some coconut… and the people there can mostly speak chinese, english as well…

Grammar

went / have been / had been

went = past, the time is important / you know the time
have been = past, time is not important (your present situation, your experience)
had been = past, already happened at another specific time in the past (your past situation or experience)
eg. Today I have taught 2 students. Before you arrived, I had taught 1.
eg2. I became pregnant in July 2018, so when I met Jesse I had been pregnant for 4 months. In October when I stopped having class, I had been pregnant for 6 months. In my life, I have been pregnant twice / for 18 months.

Pronunciation

green – Eeeyyeee
grin – i

grim – sad and dark

Vocabulary

original – the first one, the one before
eg. The original cafes in Shanghai were mostly Starbucks and Costa

authentic – real
eg. You can only get authentic coffee in Italy

I need to – it’s important that I / a key part of my job is to / an important part of my job is…