VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [W]

Homework

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

Writing

How long have you spent teaching English at the school yesterday.

How long will the meeting take?

They will spend one week to hold the meeting.

It will take in about one week to hold the meeting.

How much time will they spend for this(at the meeting)

How long has she stayed in her hometown last holiday.

I have just finished my homework.

We haven’t bought the tickets yet.

How long will the show take

How long did you spend teaching English at the school yesterday. = I spent 1 hour teaching.

How long will the meeting take?

They will spend one week to hold the meeting.

It will take about one week to hold the meeting. / I take about 10 minutes to get to work.

How much time will they spend for / on this(at the meeting)

How long has she stayed in her hometown for, last holiday. = For how long has she stayed… / How long have you lived here for? – I have lived here for 2 years.

I have just finished my homework.

We haven’t bought the tickets yet.

How long will the show take / be / go for? / My class will be 1 hour / will go for 1 hour.

Vocabulary

score / mark – 1 test
marks / grades – general

host – male
hostess – female
eg. air hostess / flight attendant

lion – male
lioness – female

dish / meal 

do the dishes – everything you eat with
I had a Chinese dish  – a set plate of food (hong shao rou)
I broke the dish – plate

I went to McDonalds and they asked me if I want a meal – tao can
I eat 3 meals a day – breakfast + lunch + dinner
An apple is not a meal – not enough food to make you full

Grammar

good at sth / not good at sth
eg. I’m good at singing but not good at dancing

I like it – normal time
I liked it / I did like it – past – specific time
Did you like it – past – specific time

I have done it – past – general time
I did it – past – specific time

which 
eg. I went to a place which you can buy coffee at / I went to a place at which you can buy a coffee.

I drink the water / the water is drunk by me
I drank the water / the water was drunk by me
I have drunk the water / the water has been drunk by me
I am drinking the water / the water is being drunk by me
I will drink the water / the water will be drunk by me

I spend 10 minutes to do my hair
I spend 10 minutes doing my hair

to do my hair is fun
doing my hair is fun

I am a teacher. To be a teacher is to teach people.
I am a teacher. Being a teacher is to teach people.
Being a teacher is great.
Being a mother is great. 

There are a lot of people in China < > There aren’t a lot of people in China
I have a lot of money < > I don’t have a lot of money
I have eaten this dish < > I haven’t eaten this dish