VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [S]

Homework

Watch a video (not too simple topic) and either write about it or think about sth we can talk related to it next class.

Vocabulary

he will give me some dutyhe will give me some work / tasks / projects 

i will update him on my work – give him a report

I’m an HR director’s assistant 

learn more knowledge – get more knowledge / learn more 

repetitive – sth that is the same again and again
eg. My last job was so repetitive so it was boring

i know what does she thinking about – I know what she is thinking about
I know what you mean
I know what you are doing 

my ex colleagues / old colleagues / the team at my old company 

turnover – the rate that staff leave and join a company
eg. the turnover rate was really high

policy – rules / the way a team works
eg. the company policy is we must use our annual leave by the end of the year

take turn / take it in turns
eg. let’s take it in turns to pay

interest rate – the % you pay extra
the interest – $
eg. I paid 1000 RMB because the interest rate was 1%

up to scratch
start from scratch
eg. I built the house from scratch / I wrote my homework from scratch = started from the beginning / nothing

scumbag – worst type of person – very very bad person

the first time – di yi ci
at first – the beginning part (that maybe changed)
eg. at first I thought your name was Jason and then I realised it’s Jesse!
first – the first thing you did
eg. Today, first I went to work and then I went home.

Grammar

they just do what he wants to do

I know what you mean – I know the thing that you mean

a people – people 
a person 

I told you “hermia you are good”
I told you that you were good

I asked him “can we change the time?”
I asked him if we could change the time.

Speaking

on October on the national day my mum arranged a blind date for me and i went to meet a boy and at first I told him we could meet in evening but I realised in the evening I have a important thing so I ask him can I change the time and he said OK so we changed the time to the afternoon and then at 2PM I met him and when I met him at first I apologised that my fault and he said nothing, he said you’re so lucky because I’m free this afternoon, if I’m busy I can’t went out and then he talked with his friend on speaker and I sit here and I waited for him so I annoyed and I make a video of him and maybe he didn’t know what I do but last week he told me that oh you make a video of me and now the whole city knows me, his friends ask him what happened but i think I never send the video to anyone / everyone, I just showed to my mum so I didn’t know why he said this.

In October on the national day my mum arranged a blind date for me and i went to meet a boy / the boy and at first I told him we could meet in the evening but I realised in the evening I had an important thing so I asked him (asktthim) if I could change the time and he said OK so we changed the time to the afternoon and then at 2PM I met him and when I met him, at first I apologised that it was my fault but he said nothing, and he said “you’re so lucky because I’m free this afternoon, if I’m busy I can’t go out” and then he talked with his friend on speaker and I sat there and I waited for him so I was annoyed and I made a video of him and maybe he didn’t know what I did but last week he said “you made a video of me and now the whole city knows me”, his friends asked him what happened but i think I never sent the video to anyone, I just showed it to my mum so I didn’t know why he said this.