VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [S]

Homework

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

Needs more review

because of + noun (due to)
because + sentence (due to the fact that)

near
eg. I live near a location
eg2. I work in Jingan and I live near my office. 
nearby
eg. I live nearby.
eg. I work in Jingan and I live nearby.

Speaking

the latest travel is to hangzhou because we have the short annual leave. it’s a very suitable for the short traveling. and im very like hangzhou and i think i can travel to hangzhou maybe 100s times. I think hangzhou is a place will let you feeling very comfortable forget the time and HZ has something similar to shanghai and has something much different with shanghai, because shanghai people always too busy. and another reason it’s very convenience to hangzhou. also hangzhou has the subway too so we do not have to take a taxi because the traffic jam is very…..

the latest trip was to hangzhou because we had a short holiday / had a long weekend. it’s a very suitable for the short trips. and i like hangzhou very much / I’m into HZ / I really like it and i think i can travel to hangzhou maybe 100s of times. I think hangzhou is a place which makes you feel very comfortable and forget the time and HZ has something similar to shanghai and has something much different to shanghai, because people in shanghai / shanghainese people are always too busy. and another reason is it’s very convenient to go to hangzhou. also hangzhou has the subway too so we do not have to take a taxi because of traffic jams / really bad traffic.

Vocabulary

which = it 
eg. I have an office. It is in Jingan. …. which is in JingAn,
where = in that ___ 
eg. I have an office. In that office I work a lot. = …. where I work a lot.

let – allow – you want to do it 
eg. my mum lets me play computer games
eg2. Phones let us call our friends
get – ask – you should do it / can do it
eg. My mum asks / gets me to wash my hands before dinner
make – force / effect – you don’t want to do it
eg. my teacher makes me do extra homework
eg2. phones make our lives more convenient

catch some photostake some photos / get some photos 

catch a film / movie
catch some sleep

see a view / go there for the view / enjoy a view

mid-autumn festival
spring festival – Chinese new year 

Grammar

1 cup of water

I am very hot / I am really hot
I very like / I really like

the – obvious
what is time?
what is the time?

what is weather?
what is the weather today?

the pen is mine = you know which pen, the one on the table

travel – v
eg. I travel to HZ every year
traveling – vn
eg. I like traveling
trip – n
eg. last time I went to HZ it was a very interesting trip

do you have been to …?have you been to? (past general) / did you go to? (past specific)

Pronunciation

much
march