VIP Class Notes (Lily) [R/W]

Homework

https://www.ielts.org/about-the-test/sample-test-questions
pick one reading and do the questions.

Vocabulary

1.pill= 药丸💊
ex: I have to take pills every morning

2.mimick= 模仿
ex: Children learn by watching and mimicking

3. restrict= 限制🚫
ex: you must restrict your intake of carbs.

4. delay =延误
ex: my flight got delayed to 10 pm.

5. candidate= 候选人
ex: he is the perfect candidate for this position

6. interfere (verb)= 介入
ex: it’s difficult to maintain a relationship when parents interfere. 

7. toxic (adj)= 有毒的
ex: Some flowers are toxic.

8. doses= 剂量
ex: You need to watch out for your doses of sleeping pills, you cannot take too much.

9. replicate= 复制 复刻
ex: when you replicate a human, it’s a clone. 克隆人

10. trick= 伎俩 小招数 技巧
ex: you need to find some tricks in learning English, and not just memorize vocabularies.

11. minimize (verb)= 最小化
ex: In order to minimize the pain during labour (生孩子),you must exercise during your pregnancy.

12. prevent (verb)=预防
ex: it’s hard to prevent your daughter from dating, she will do it even if you don’t allow her.

13. interrupt= 中断 打断
ex: please do not interrupt me when I’m talking.
ex: she interrupted me from my meeting.

14. emphasize (verb)= 强调
ex: I must emphasize the importance of the meeting tomorrow.
ex: my mom likes to emphasize that I cannot have a boyfriend before 24.

Reading

https://www.ielts.org/-/media/pdfs/pb-sample-test-materials/academic-reading-sample-task-flowchart-completion-selecting-words-from-the-text.ashx?la=en

Writing

1,What we should eat to stay healthy?

In my point of view, I think it would be heathy for people to eat more vegetables and fruits because they have a lot of vitamins.Meanwhile ,eggs and meat are also essential for people,because they can give us more energy and strength .

Revised

In my point of view, I think it would be heathy for people to eat more vegetables and fruits because they have/contain a lot of vitamins. In the meanwhile ,eggs and meat are also essential for people,because they can give us more energy and strength .

2,Will people’s diet change in the future?

Yes, I think so.Everything is changing in our daily lives,people have many choices for food nowadays,such as Chinese food,Japanese food and so on .Take my experience for an example ,my first time went to India, I did not like curry ,but two years later, I went to India second time, I found that I almost can enjoy India foods!Now I like curry especially the vegetable curry.Hence, I think people’s diet will change in the future.

Yes, I think so.Everything is changing in our daily lives,people have many choices for food. nowadays, we have a variety of food such as Chinese food,Japanese food and so on .Take my experience for an example , the first time I went to India, I did not like curry ,but two years later, I went to India for the second time, I found that I can almost enjoy Indian foods! Now I like curry especially the vegetable curry.Hence, I think people’s diet will change in the future.

3,Describe a celebration you recently participated in?

I involved in a celebration two months ago. It was my student’s birthday. We celebrated in our classroom at night,my students bought a big cake for him and gave him a surprise,because he forgot his birthday !We turned off the lights and (lighted) the candles ,then we sing the happy birthday song together and eat cake. The atmosphere was kind and happy.It was a good memory of us.

Revised

I was involved in a celebration two months ago. It was my student’s birthday. We celebrated in our classroom at night,my students bought a big cake for him and gave him a surprise,because he forgot his birthday !We turned off the lights and lit up the candles ,then we sang the happy birthday song together and ate the cake. we had a happy vibe/ atmosphere. It was a good memory of us.

4,Tell me more about traditions and celebrations ,what role do traditional ceremonies play in the social life of people in your country?

I would like to tell you about the Chinese New Years Day ,it is the most important tradition and celebration in my country. We will have a long holidays and come back to our hometown to together with the whole family.
There are many roles in the celebration,such as we need to sleep till middle night at the end of the old year and get up early in the first day of the new year!We couldn’t do housework at the first day,couldn’t use (scissors剪刀)at the second day, couldn’t use (needle and thread针线)at the third day,what we need to do is just relax and together with our family members.

I would like to tell you about the Chinese New Years Day ,it is the most important tradition and celebration in my country. We will have a long holidays and go back to our hometown to together to spend time with the whole family.
There are many roles/traditions in the celebration,such as we need to stay up till early morning at the end of the old year and get up early on the first day of the new year!We couldn’t do housework on the first day,couldn’t use (scissors剪刀)on the second day,couldn’t use (needle and thread针线)on the third day,what we need to do is just relax and spend time together with our family members.

5,And what traditions were important for your grandparents ,say 50 years ago?

Oh, To eat dumplings in Chinese New Years Day is a important tradition for my grandparents. At the special days about our village,there could be a big celebration in public,(opera戏曲)would be play for 7days,my grandparents liked to see opera very much.When I was young they had taken me to see opera,even though I couldn’t understand ,I also liked to watch because they are very beautiful!Nowadays this tradition has changed,people just see opera on TV or go to theatre ,villages are disappearing. It is really a pity.

Revised

Oh, To eat dumplings on Chinese New Years Day is an important tradition for my grandparents. There are some special celebrations for different villages. For my grandparent’s village, there would be a big celebration in public,(opera戏曲)would be play for 7days,my grandparents liked to see opera very much.When I was young they took/brought me to see opera even though I couldn’t understand ,I liked to watch them because they were very beautiful! Nowadays this tradition has changed,people just see opera on TV or go to the theatre to watch movies ,villages are disappearing. It is really a pity.

6,And which traditions are we likely to continue to celebrate in the future?

Of course first tradition is the Chinese New Years Day,I think it will be continue to celebrate in the future forever,it’s the most important day for Chinese whatever where they are. The other traditions such as (Lantern Festival),(Dragon Boat Festival) and (Mid-Autumn Festival) ,they are essential for us and we likely to continue to celebrate in the future.

Revised

Of course the first tradition is the Chinese New Years Day,I think we are likely to continue to celebrate in the future forever,it’s the most important day for Chinese wherever they are. The other traditions such as (Lantern Festival),(Dragon Boat Festival) and (Mid-Autumn Festival) ,they are essential for us and we are likely to continue to celebrate them in the future.