VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [S]

Today we focused on:

reviewed last classes and discussed trip to switzerland + favourite teacher

Homework

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

Vocabulary

in the first of class at the beginning / in the first part of the class

standard practice = commonly done
eg. it is standard practice for teachers to ask “is there anything you’d like to talk about today?”

common (adj) / often (adv)
drinking green tea is common for Chinese people
Chinese people often drink green tea

impressed (wow) / impression (first time) / impressive (wow)= feelings that you have that stay with you / remember
eg. Her ability to remember historical details was impressive

knowledgeable 
eg. Raph is very knowledgeable about politics = he knows a lot about politics

more / many / much
many / much / a lot = high number of sth
more = higher when compared to sth

How many friends do you have? I have many friends / I have so many friends / I don’t have many friends
How much money do you have? I have much money / I have a lot of money / I have so much money / I don’t have much money

Grammar

we didn’t have more conversationmany conversations / we didn’t talk much

if we meet many difficult if we meet many difficulties / issues / problems 

he can finish it done – he can get it done / finish it

reason
for + noun
to + verb
eg. I bought a cake for you / to give you.

for = helping
to = arrive / dao / from to
with = together
I took a photo with my grandmother = we took it together
I took a photo for my grandmother = helped her take it
I took a photo to my grandmother = get and give to her

I talk with you
I talk to you

Needs more review

Committed (n): 1- very willing to give your time and energy to something.

Speaking

my favourite teacher in university she teach us the painting history. i think he has a large knowledge about painting so I think she is great. In my university she had once class a week for us but there were no special things happen.

My favourite teacher in university taught us art history. i think she is knowledgeable about art history so I think she is great. At university she just had class once a week with us but there were no special things which / that happened. / nothing special happened