VIP Class Notes (Li)[S/W]
Write a story about a competition that you have participated in.
be asleep/fall asleep
to be wide awake/half asleep/in deep sleep
exhaustion (n): extremely tired
eg. EmmaÂ was taken into hospital suffering from exhaustion brought on by stress.
eg. She got sick from exhaustion.
actually:Â in fact/really å®é ä¸ï¼äºå®ä¸ï¼çç¡®
eg. I didn’t actually see her – I just heard her voice.
eg. What actually happened last night?
naughty:Â when a child or animal misbehaves è°ç®ç
eg. Jim’s dog is very naughty.
long-term home/forever home
walk a dog:Â take the dog out for a walk
Writing in the third person –
Avoid using “I”
I think exercising has many advantagesÂ
Exercising has many advantages
Include the right pronouns – if you write about someone use their name or he/she/it/him/her/it/they/them/theirÂ
Follow the format: point ->example->detail
If you must include your own experience, you put it after you state a point
therefore vs. howeverÂ
therefore – same as saying because…”so”
eg. Many people believe that eating avocado is good for your health. Therefore, I should start eating avocados.
however – likeÂ “but”
eg. Since I started working overtime, I have been going to bed late. However, I can get 8 hours of sleep.
I want to have a dog and a cat. I like dog more because I think dog can make me fun. I think most cats are é«å·. They like to play alone. I think cat is clean than dog. They can go to the toilet alone, but dog is naughty. You must teach them and it will take me long time to teach them. When I was young I had a duck.
I want to have/own a dog and a cat. I like dogs more because I think dogs can play with me/are more fun than cats. I think most cats are cold. They like to play alone. I think cats areÂ cleaner than dogs. They can go to the toilet alone, but dogs areÂ naughty. You must teach them and it will take aÂ long time to teach them/for them to learn. When I was young I had a duck.
I have been working out for four months, I never exercises before but now I keep work out three times a week and Iâm fond of it gradually. I thing keep exercising have many advantage. Firstly, exercise can improve my sleep quality, since I began to exercise I often fall asleep at 11pm and keep deep sleeping at lest five hours, however, I would have enough energy to work. Secondly, everyday I have to stare at computer, Itâs due to my neck shoulder and back very stiff. Doing some weights can build muscle and relive tired . After exercising I felt my body is more comfortable than before. Finally, I found most of fitness people looks younger and optimistic than others. I draw a conclusion exercise is good for my healthy so I will keep exercising.
I have been working out for four months, I never exercised before but now I work out three times a week and gradually,Â IÂ becameÂ fond of it. I thinkÂ exercising has many advantages. Firstly, exercising can improve my sleep quality. Since I began to exercise I often fall asleep at 11 pm and be inÂ deep sleep forÂ at least five hours. Therefore, I have enough energy to work. Secondly, I have to stare at theÂ computer every day, It makes my neck shoulder and back very stiff. Doing some weights can build muscle and relieve exhaustion. After exercising, my body feelsÂ more comfortable than before. Finally, I found thatÂ most fitness enthusiasts/people that like exerciseÂ look younger and moreÂ optimistic than others. In my opinion, exercise is good for my health so I will keep exercising.