VIP Class Notes (Lily) [S]

Vocabulary

1.highlight (verb)= 划重点
ex: Can you highlight the important parts for me?
ex: can you highlight the areas where I need to sign?

2. highlighter (noun)= 银光笔
ex: I have many highlighters at home, I used to highlight the words that I don’t understand in a book.

3. mother-in-law =婆婆
father-in-law= 公公
ex: I cannot live with my mother-in-law, I will die.

3. distract (verb)= 分散
distraction (noun)= 分心
ex: My phone is a big distraction, I can’t stop playing with it when I need to do homework.
ex: My sister is a big distraction, she always talks to me when I need to do something.

4. rating=评价
ex: This restaurant has a good rating, let’s try it.

5. in a (     ) mood=心情
ex: I’m in a good mood today
ex: I’m in a bad mood today. = I’m not in a good mood

6. call (verb)= 打电话
ex: can you call me? 你能打给我吗
ex: I’ll call you back later 我等会打回给你

7. after (           )= 之后
(        ) later= 之后
ex: I will call you after one minute
ex: I will call you one minute later. 

8. selfie= 自拍
ex: I posted a selfie but he got mad at me.
ex: do you like to take selfies?

9. chat (verb)= 闲聊
ex: can we have a chat? 我们能聊聊天吗
ex: I like to chat with him because he makes me happy.

10. snore(verb) = 打呼
ex: he snores, so I can’t sleep well with him.

Speaking

In the past, I have a bad life, I have a boyfriend and we get together 3 times, and we broke up 3 times. I broke up with this man on April. After that, I came here to study English because I want to do something to distract myself. I have a terrible life for 2 months. I calmed my heart down, I enjoy life, I go out with my friend, study English very hard, my co-worker introduced me to him, we have conversation on WeChat and sometimes we call each other. We have our first met after one week. I like eat hotpot and he took me to eat hotpot. During this dinner, we had a happy talk. After that, we think we like each other, so we get together. He’s older than me 8 years. Sometimes we have argue about very simple things, but he thought this is very serious, maybe he lives in German before for 15 years. I think German are very serious, I think he got influenced.

Revised

In the past, I had a bad life, I had a boyfriend and we got together 3 times, and we broke up 3 times. I broke up with this man on April. After that, I came here to study English because I wanted to do something to distract myself. I had a terrible life for 2 months. I calmed my heart down, I enjoyed life, I went  out with my friend, and studied English very hard, my co-worker introduced me to him, we chatted on WeChat and sometimes we call each other. We have our first date after one week. I like to eat hotpot and he took me to eat hotpot. During this dinner, we had a happy talk. After that, we think we like each other, so we got together. He’s older than me by 8 years. Sometimes we have arguments about very simple things, but he thought this was very serious, maybe he lived in German before for 15 years. I think Germans are very serious, I think he got influenced.