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.

Today we focused on:

talked a lot about SUBJECT + VERB – remember this for future classes .

Vocabulary

she’s in a hurry / she’s rushed 

break up – bf / gf
separate – husband / wife – still married but not together
divorced – husband / wife – not married

shrimp / prawn – xia

skinny / thin / slim 

fat / chubby / big 
eg. he’s a bit big around the waist
eg2. she’s got a chubby face

neighbor – person (teacher / professor / doctor) 
neighborhood – the area around your home

turn on < > turn off 

important – zhong yao
imported – jin kou
eg. I think imported food is better than local food. Imported products are important for China.

new year’s eve – the night before new years

boiled dumplings – jiao zi

mother in law / father in law
brother in law / sister in law 

Grammar

I’m studying
I’m going to be studying / I’m going to study

come home 
go to work
I’m going to work / I’m going to go to work

I decorate my house / my house has been decorated 

can / could – your choice
should – I think it’s a good idea to do it
need / must – xu yao

be = am / is / are / was / were / been 

the water was drunk by me

It had been drunk by me before 10 PM yesterday

the water is drunk by me – no time
the water was drunk by me – past

the water has been drunk by me – already
the water has been being drunk by me

Writing

If your house had decorated you would not to choose to make the heating floor.may be choose radiator is easy than heating floor.
My house’ceiling has cracked so I need to find repairman for this.
Today I need to pack the luggage because tomorrow I ‘m going to back home.

If your house has already been decorated you should not to choose to make the heated floors. Maybe choosing radiators is easier than heated floors.
My house’s ceiling / the ceiling in my house has cracked so I need to find a repairman for this.
Today I need to pack the luggage because tomorrow I ‘m going back home / I’m going to go back home.