VIP Class Notes (Li)[S]

Vocabulary

distribute: to give something out to several people, or to spread or supply something 分发,散发;分配

eg. The books will be distributed free to local schools.

eg. Their teacher distributed a review for the exam.

confidential: 秘密的,机密的

eg. All information will be treated as strictly confidential.

the second youngest/oldest: the one after/before the youngest/oldest

work smart, not work hard: work more productively, not for more hours

conduct: to organize and perform a particular activity 组织;实施;进行;处理

eg. The experiments were conducted by scientists in New York.

eg. We are conducting a survey to find out what our customers think of their local bus service.

productive: having positive results 有成效的

roughly/approximate: 大致地

eg. We have roughly similar tastes/roughly the same tastes.

kill two birds with one stone: 一石二鸟

eg. I thought I’d kill two birds and visit my uncle too.

well-being: the state of feeling healthy and happy 幸福;安康

eg. People doing yoga benefit from an increased feeling of well-being.

workload: 工作量

eg. Teachers are always complaining about their heavy workloads.

glass-half-full: optimistic mindset

eg. I’m a glass-half-full kind of guy.

glass half empty: pessimistic mindset

eg. I tend to be pretty glass half empty most of the time.

Grammar

Speaking

Our team used to be four colleagues, but right 2 colleagues are sick so our team are 2. They have been sick for 1 month. Other team’s people cannot help our team. I need to work off other 2 colleague’s job. And I just the fresh people in the job. This job will have a lot of details need to focus. Because I like this department and I have experience at that department before so I wanted to have this opportunity to transfer to this department. I think the first time I want to transfer to this department because can help me become positive. Then I think maybe I will have more opportunity to learn English.

Maybe on Saturday or Sunday, other people will think you can have a rest, but I will need to take my computer to deal with.

Revised: 

Our team used to have four colleagues, but right now 2 colleagues are sick so our team only has 2 people left. They have been sick for 1 month. People from the other team cannot help our team. I need to take on the responsibilities of my other 2 colleagues. I am just a newcomer on the job. This job requires me to focus on a lot of details need to focus. Since I like this department and I have experience at the previous department, I wanted to have this opportunity to transfer to this department. At first, I want to transfer to this department because it can help me to become more positive. Then I thought, I will have more opportunity to learn English.

Maybe on Saturday or Sunday, other people will think you can take a rest, but I need to take my computer to work during the weekend.