VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [S]

Homework

http://www.xdf.cn/bbc/yingyu/201902/10853491.html – reading to practice connection pronunciation and record audio of 1 paragraph.

Today we focused on:

connection pronunciation reading

Vocabulary

beer on tap / draft beer 
eg. they ran a small shop that sold beer on tap

get into sth – become interested in it / introduced to it by sb
eg. I got into black coffee by mistake

hold their nose / block their nose
eg. the only way i can eat durian is to hold my nose

do you think you’re a confident person / do you think of yourself as being confident / do you consider yourself as being confident? 

impressed (wow) / impressive (memorable bcs good) / impression (what you think first)

Speaking

we are class mate in high school and we have the similar values. She is very extroverted but we are both a little traditional about the relationships. We are both think there is no friendship with girls and boys, and we never drink with boys except boyfriends, and we may never make friends with each other’s boyfriend.

we were classmates in high school / we went to school together / we were in the same class in high school and we have the similar values. She is very extroverted but we are both a little traditional about the relationships. We are both think / we both agree there is no friendship between girls and boys / men and women, and we never drink with boys except / other than / besides boyfriends, and we may never make friends with each other’s boyfriends.

we are classmates – we go to school together / we’re in the same class / we study together at university
we are colleagues – we work together / we’re in the same department at work / we both work for X company

Grammar

the – makes the person able to guess which one (if they can’t guess, it’s wrong)

the bank / the metro / the bus / the airport / the park – the action is the point, not which one
the restaurant / cafe / company / place / building / …. specific thing / obvious thing