VIP Class Notes (Lily) [S/W]

Homework

write about how do you celebrate Chinese New Year?

Grammar

I am happy — I was happy
I drive here with my brother —- I drove with my brother
I like to sing —- I liked to sing
I do my homework — I did my homework

I cut myself— I cut myself
I put it here— I put it here

even though —- but
although 虽然 即使
ex: even though it’s sunny, but I still bring my umbrella
ex: although it’s sunny, but I still bring my umbrella.

on (day)
I have work on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,
I didn’t see you on Christmas.
do you have time on the weekend?

for (period of time时间段)
ex: I didn’t see you for 3 days
ex: I learned piano for 9 years
ex: can I talk to you for one minute?

Vocabulary

1.review (verb)= 复习
ex: In the beginning of every class, the teacher will review the previous class’ notes with you.

2. previous= last 之前的 上一个
ex: my previous job
ex: My previous boyfriend/ project

3. National holiday = 国庆
national flag= 国旗
ex: We have 5 days off for the National holiday. 
ex: My mom is coming to Shanghai during the National Holiday.

4. beneficial (adj)= 有用的 有益处的
ex: Some sports are beneficial for the health.
ex: Many people learn English because it’s beneficial for their career advancement.

5. humid (adj)= 潮湿的
ex: Shanghai is very humid, Beijing is very dry.
ex: I went to Dalian 3 years ago, it was super humid there.

6. Chinese festival =春节
ex: When I was in Canada, my mom would cook lots of delicious food during the Chinese festival.
ex: There are 7 days holidays during the Chinese festival. 

Speaking

Today weather is very good, I feel comfortable. I looked some people in park, they look very relaxed. I like this weather in Shanghai, I like this weather in SH, I remember SH winter very cold, it’s windy. So I like spring and autumn in Shanghai. If you travel to Shanghai, you can choose this seasons. Shanghai summer is very hot and humid. You will feel uncomfortable.

Every year, I want to my parents go to Shanghai but they usually don’t want. This year, my parents stay in Shanghai about 4 months so I and my daughter is very happy because my parents old men, so I usually worry about them because they stay in hometown alone. My sister and brother don’t stay in hometown. I usually worry about they health. So overtime they arrive Shanghai, I take to hospital check the body and buy medicines. Every Chinese Festival, my family with my sister, brother family together go to hometown with my parents. I think these days is very happy day. Even though very short time, but time very happy.

Revised

Today, the weather is very good, I feel comfortable. I saw some people in park who looked very relaxed. I like this weather in Shanghai, the winter is very cold in Shanghai, it’s windy. So I like spring and autumn in Shanghai. If you travel to Shanghai, you can choose these seasons. Shanghai summer is very hot and humid. You will feel uncomfortable.

Every year, I want to my parents to come to Shanghai but they usually don’t want to. This year, my parents stayed in Shanghai for (about) 4 months so my daughter and I are very happy because my parents are getting old, so I usually worry about them because they stay in the hometown by themselves. My sister and my brother are not in the hometown. I usually worry about they health. So every time they arrive Shanghai, I take them to the hospital for checkup and buy medicines. Every Chinese Festival, all of the families get together in go to hometown with my parents. I think these days are very happy day. Even though the time is short very short time, but I treasure every moment of it.

Writing

In10.1holiday,I’m going to Changsha for a workshop which is a ralitionshop workshop.The workshop‘s teacher from Canada。He is a famous orator and writer .He writed three books about affinity which published in china .I really like his speak style.I think his idea is very useful and benefit.Unfortunately,It is a last time workshop for China about relationship subject.

Revised

During the National Holiday,I’m going to Changsha for a workshop which is a “relationship workshop”.The workshop‘s teacher is from Canada。He is a famous orator and writer .He wrote three books about affinity which were published in china .I really like his speaking style.I think his ideas are very useful and beneficial. Unfortunately, It is the last workshop in China regarding the relationship topic.