VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [W]

Writing

Pets are important members in a lot of families. Some people buy pats which they favor, and some others adopt pets from charity institution.Dogs and cats are the two of most common pets, and their character are totally different.Dogs are smart and lively, they love outdoor activites. Furthermore, dogs can take some special responsibilities after having training, like security and protection, support policemen and bilnd person. Many people like to train their dogs for some certain skills,like shake hands, jump over some obstacles. cats is similiar to graceful ladies, they are indenpent,quier and clean. Most of cats hate shower and going outside. They can play with themselves and enjoy it. Actully, cats have the power of healing,people can feel peaceful with cats when experiencing sad or tough time.

Pets are important members in a lot of families/ Pets are important parts of many families / Pets are often considered a member of the family. Some people buy pets which they favor, and some others adopt pets from charity institutions. Dogs and cats are the 2 most common pets, and their personalities are totally different.Dogs are smart and lively, and they love outdoor activities. Furthermore, dogs can take some special responsibilities after having training, like security and protection, police-dog and seeing-eye dogs / guide dogs or support dogs. Many people like to train their dogs for some certain skills, like shaking hands, or jumping over some obstacles. Cats are similar to graceful ladies, they are independent, quiet and clean. Most of cats hate showers and going outside. They can play by themselves (they play with their tails) and enjoy it. Actually, cats have the power of healing, and people can feel peaceful with cats when experiencing sad or tough times.

Grammar

I had a shower (n)
I shower (v)
showering (vn) sucks – the process
I hate showers (n) – process + the thing
I hate showering (vn) – the process of having a shower

play with yourself – like play with your hair, play with your nails
play by yourself – just you play, no one is with you

you are one of my students = I have many students
they are 2 of the most common = there are many common, they are just 2 out of them

Cats are similar to graceful ladies as they are / in that they are / in being independent, quiet…

Being independent, quiet and clean, cats are most similar to graceful ladies. 

look something – look at something

my home was not very higher floormy home was not on a high floor 

live freedomlive freely 

lost the way – he lost his way / he got lost 

i haven’t had a cat since then (since = from the past to now) 

Vocabulary

track birds (follow) – hunt birds (catch)

deliberately – gu yi de
eg. he ran away deliberately.