VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [W]

Today we focused on:

did a lot of vocabulary and talked about some chinglish vocabulary confusion.

Homework

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

Writing

Which kind of people is perfectionist?
I think an haIf of me is.
In the work, I am a perfectionist. Sometimes, my subordinates hadn’t finish thier job well, I will disappointed and angry, because I think, this job is a easy job, they shoud do well. Maybe it’s not a good way to handle my work, the better way is to tell them how to be better and what is the standard. I am finding the balance in my work.
In the daily life, I am not a perfectionist. I often put things anywhere, when I want to use them, I cant’t find them. If I should do shomething, I will do it at the dideline, when I must do it.
I think many people are like this. Sometimes is a perfectionist, sometimes is not.

Which kind of people are perfectionists?
I think half of me is a perfectionist.
At work, I am a perfectionist. Sometimes, if my subordinates don’t finish their work / tasks / projects / what I give them well, I will be disappointed and angry, because I think, this job is a easy job / this is an easy thing to do / this work is easy, they should do it well. Maybe it’s not a good way to handle my work, and the better way is to tell them how to be better and what the standard is. I am finding the balance in my work.
In my daily life / day to day, I am not a perfectionist. I often put things anywhere and when I want to use them, I can’t find them. If I should do something, I will do it at the deadline, when I must do it.
I think many people are like this. Sometimes are perfectionists, sometimes are not.

Vocabulary

protest – when people stand up and speak out about things all together.
eg. people are protesting in the streets

nervous – before a big event you feel a scared and maybe excited 
stressed – too much pressure so feel really bad, unhappy, can’t sleep, bad mood 
anxious – negative feeling because can’t control sth, a little scared

I am hard to work – it is hard for me to do the work
I work very hard – ren zhen
I am hardly working – lazy

barely = hardly = almost not / almost nothing
eg. I have barely any friends

give feedback
criticism – negative
praise – positive
eg. I try to give honest feedback with some criticism and some praise. I criticize people sometimes but praise them other time.

to get angry – suddenly become

take work home with you – do overtime / work overtime
someone I work with – colleague
someone I went to school with – classmate

finished university / left university / graduated

Grammar

You are Juni.
Are you Juni?
I don’t know who you are.

you are not as old as me – adj
you are not the same age as me – n

they do not like work as much as me – adj
they do not have the same interest in work as me – n

job – responsibilities
eg. I have a job to do = I have responsibilities that I must take seriously