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.

topic idea: talk about your next baby / suggestions for others having a baby, and your trip next week to Singapore. Try to use and / but / so / because to make longer sentences.

Vocabulary

travel permit
eg. my son needs to go to Singapore to get a new travel permit

medical system / healthcare system

my son came outdelivered my son
eg. when I was delivering my son, I didn’t have any pain

epidural – ma zui for having a baby (in your back)
painless birth 
eg. I had a painless birth because the doctor gave me an epidural

anesthetic – ma zui
eg. the doctor gave me some anesthetic

2nd generation
eg. some of my singaporean friends and 2nd generation Chinese

Singaporean (adj)
eg. they are singaporean

mainland chinese people – people living in China, not Macau or HK

mandarin chinese – language

sponge – hai mian

Grammar

when I was pregnant

Speaking

i will let him wear the christmas style sweater, red shoes and give him christmas gift. i think my son, he has first christmas in the last year in kindergarten, many children, he prepare a gift and they exchange a gift and the teacher will dress like miss santa, give them some candy.

i will let / get him to wear a christmas style sweater, red shoes and give him a Christmas gift. i think my son, he had his first christmas in the last year in kindergarten, every single child prepared a gift and they exchanged the gifts and the teacher will dress like Mrs Claus / Santa, and give them some candy.