VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [S / W]

Today we focused on:

Talked a lot about prepositions & why we say “how are you” (to show we’re friendly and polite + start the conversation positively)

Homework

Write about your time in Japan. When did you go, who did you go with, what did you do there? Remember past tense!

Vocabulary

How are you? / How are you doing? (How’re) / How is it going? (How’s it)

5 – great / very good / really good
4 – good / pretty good 
3 – not bad / good
2 – fine / OK
1 – not great / not very good

Thanks / Thank you

and you? / what about you? / how about you? 

5 – great / very good / really good
4 – good / pretty good 
3 – not bad / good
2 – fine / OK
1 – not great / not very good

Thanks

polite – li mao

all / everyone – suo you

, – separates ideas, gives you some pause / stop for a short time
eg. I like coffee because it is good, and, you like it too.
. – finishes a sentence / idea
eg. I like coffee because it is good. I also like tea and chocolate.

Writing

My history teacher is a woman. She’s short and thin. She is kind of we and she likes new dress and in her class we are very happy because we can experiment on her class. But she is very fierce and she don’t like in her class we speak anything.

My history teacher is a woman and she’s short and thin. She is kind to us and she likes new dresses and in her class we are very happy because we can experiment in her class. However, she is very fierce / strict and she doesn’t like when we speak in her class.

Grammar

to – from to
go to
give to 
speak to 
for – help / reason / how long
is for you – reason
for English – reason
for 10 minutes – time
of – part of
most of the time
a kind of sth
on – on top / touch
on my face
on the table
focus on 

we
we like them

us 
they like us

Speaking

3 years ago I go to the Malaysia and go to the hotel. In the hotel on the beach have a bar. It can see the sunset and sunrise and we sit and sees the sunset, sees 3 hours. On the grass we can play golf and archery and we on the beach we play the small crabs.

3 years ago I went to Malaysia and went to a hotel. In the hotel on the beach there was a bar. You can see the sunset and sunrise from the bar and we sat and looked at / watch the sunset for 3 hours. On the grass we played golf and archery and on the beach we played with some small crabs.