VIP Class Notes (Jesse) [W / S]

Today we focused on:

Corrected emails, then focused on pronunciation and speaking. Tried to correct “s” sound by focusing on “t” sound and position. Made some progress.

Homework

http://smartyingyu.com/email-writing-template/ – check out the attachments part

1 formal + 1 informal

Write an email to a client telling them that there is a ppt in the email that is talking about project x and it has the results of the recent advertising campaign. They are positive results.

Writing

To whom it may concern

I hope this email finds you well.
We regret to tell you that we can’t submit our creative idea for project x by this Friday because the time is too short for us to prepare.
We estimated it would take 10 days to finish it, so we can send it to you by next Tuesday.

Any questions feel free to let me know. Thank you.

Best,
Matthew

Hi there,

I hope you had a good weekend.
I want you to know that we can’t deliver the creative idea for project X by this Tuesday, as we don’t have enough time to prepare it.
I think the possible time is next Tuesday.

Cheers / Thanks,
Matthew

Vocabulary

disturb – make you unable to focus
interrupt – stop you from doing sth

because + sentence
because of + noun / phrase – NOT a sentence.
eg. because of the time being short, we’re unable to do it.  = We’re unable to do it because of the tight schedule.

see – experience / ability
look – point / try to do it
watch – give close attention / movement
check – look at to find sth / know sth
read – look at words
eg. I see you every day. When I see you and talk to you, I look at you. I often watch your eyes or mouth when you speak. After that I check my email and read what my customers are saying to me.

and = continue an idea
so = suo yi
but = dan shi
because = ying wei

Do you like coffee?
Yes I do
You do?
Yes
You don’t?
No, I do

Do you like baijiu?
No I don’t
You do?
No, I don’t
You don’t?
No 

Grammar

have < > haven’t 
have < > don’t have

I know what you mean / I have what you’re looking for.
I know position which you’re working in

Speaking

When I came to my office, first thing is to go through the to do list with my colleague (pr) / staff to guide her the priority of today’s work. After that I will go downstairs to smoke and talk about some top news or gossip. After that I went upstairs and began my work. I will see the emails, yesterday clients sent to me and I replied to them.

When I came to my office, the first thing is to go through the to do list with my colleague / staff because I need to guide her about / on the priority of today’s work. After that I went downstairs to smoke and talk about some top news or gossip because it will be a good start to the day. After that I went upstairs to begin my work and the first thing I did was I checked the emails which, yesterday, clients sent to me, and I replied to them.

she has been on board for about 2 months and she’s work range is to manage our official account on weibo and wechat like customer service and prepare the content which we posted on our official account, and she also will do weekly report and monthly report which client’s requested. She will make a briefing and send the briefing to our creative team.

she has been on board for about 2 months and her work scope / responsibility is to manage our official account on weibo and wechat like customer service and prepare the content which we posted on our official account, and she also will do the weekly reports and monthly reports which client’s requested. She will make a briefing and send the briefing to our creative team.

Pronunciation

is – itttttttt
it
its

colleague – col leeg 

months – munthss 

clothes – cloeethsss
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