VIP Class Notes (Li)[S/W]

Vocabulary

perceive(v): to have an opinion about something 看待;视为;认为

eg. He is perceived as one of the best players in basketball.

eg. How do you perceive the new product?

perception(n): a belief or opinion, often held by many people and based on how things seem 观念,看法

eg. Other people’s perception of him has started to change.

maintain: to continue to have, to not allow something to become less 维持;保持

eg. He has found it difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

eg. She takes good care to maintain her skin condition.

individual: a single person

eg. She’s a very talented individual.

impact: to have an effect on somebody or something

eg. The book had a huge impact when it first came out.

attract: to be drawn to something or someone

eg. Many customers are attracted to the product design.

eg. She is not attracted to him.

encourage: to make someone more likely to do something or to make something more likely to happen 激,激励;促进

eg. We were encouraged to volunteer outside of school.

eg. My friends encouraged me to finish the marathon.

persuade: to give them something 劝服;说服

eg. He is trying to persuade everyone to go camping with him.

anything’s fine/I’m fine with anything

weekday: days that are not Saturday or Sunday

(number of) times +(how many) times every week

eg.   two times every week/once every week

Grammar

In – 

Times of day  in the morning/afternoon/evening

Holidays  In Easter holiday/Labour holiday 

Months In June/July

On – 

Days of the week  on Monday/Tuesday 

Dates On April 3rd 

Holidays with “day” on Christmas day

Weekend On the weekend/On weekends 

At – 

Part of day At night 

Holidays without “day” At Easter 

Time At 9:30/10:00

Speaking

My husband and I have take care of our daughter at yesterday and before yesterday. On May 1st, we take her to my aunty’s home and play with their kids. At yesterday, we went to my father’s home and have lunch and dinner with him and his wife. I need work during May 3rd to May 5th. My boss let us change the day off. We take her to her grandparent’s home. She stays with us on weekends. She is four years old. She is unhappy that the kindergarten is not open. She is so boring. The kindergarten is supposed to be open in September.

Revised: 

My husband and I have taken care of our daughter at yesterday and the day before yesterday. On May 1st, we took her to my aunty’s home to play with their kids. Yesterday, we went to my father’s home to have lunch and dinner with him and his wife. I need to work on May 3rd to May 5th. My boss let us/allow us to change our day off. We took her to her grandparent’s home. She stays with us on weekends. She is four years old. She is unhappy that the kindergarten is not open. She is so bored. The kindergarten is supposed to be open in September.

Writing

As a senior in the sales industry, I have some advice to share with new colleagues. If you want to be a good salespeople, you need to be beautiful, smart, hard-working, and motivated. Firstly to be beautiful means you should keep your skin in good condition, because it will affect whether customers believe our skincare products are effective. Secondly to be smart means you should learn how to break the ice with the customers, and how to make them be interested in our products. Thirdly to be hard-working means you should cherish every passing customer, and find a way to let her buy our products. Finally to be motivated means to keep smiling at all difficulties, because next passing person may be your customer. There’s a big difference in income in the sales industry, it’s very competitive. If you want to muddle along, I advise you not to do this work. Of course, if you’re ready, I’ll do my best to teach you.

Revised: 

As a senior in the sales industry, I have some advice to share with new colleagues. If you want to be a good salesperson, you need to be beautiful, smart, hard-working, and motivated. Firstly, to be beautiful means you should maintain your skin condition, because it will affect whether customers believe our skincare products are effective/have an impact on the customers’ perception of our skincare products. Secondly, to be smart means you should learn how to break the ice with the customers, and how to make them become interested in/attracted to our products. Thirdly, to be hard-working means you should cherish every passing customer, and find a way to encourage/persuade her buy our products. Finally, to be motivated means to keep smiling despite all difficulties, because the next passing person/individual may be your customer. There’s a big difference in income in the sales industry, it’s very competitive. If you want to muddle along/fool around, I advise you not to do this job. Of course, if you’re ready, I’ll do my best to teach you.