VIP Class Notes (Nemo)


course (n): a set of classes or a plan of study on a particular subject, usually leading to an exam or qualification
E.g.: They’re going away on a training course next week.
E.g.: I’d like to do a writing course when I retire.
E.g.:  Tim did a three-year course in linguistics at Newcastle.

it’s a five-year course, but I don’t have to attend the classes but I just need to take an exam

attend (v): to go officially and usually regularly to a place
E.g.: Which school do your children attend?
E.g.: I attended the classes/seminars/lectures for a month or two.

health check-健康检查《an occasion when a doctor or nurse examines someone’s body, takes blood tests, etc. in order to make sure the person has no health problems:
E.g.: an annual/regular/routine health check

magnetic resonance imaging: a system for producing electronic pictures of the organs inside a person’s body, using radio waves and a strong magnetic field
磁共振成像(magnetic resonance imaging的缩写

gynecologist (n): a doctor skilled in the treatment of women’s diseases, especially those of the reproductive organs
I’m seeing a new gynecologist! 我换了新的妇科医生了!

she started crying

burst into tears
to suddenly start to cry
E.g.: She burst into tears and ran from the kitchen.

in tears-crying:
E.g.: I found him in tears in his bedroom.

tear up (v): to get tears in your eyes, so that you almost start to cry, because you are experiencing a strong emotion
E.g.: She teared up as the award was presented to her.

burst into song/tears/laughter
to suddenly begin to sing/cry/laugh:
Much to my surprise, Caleb suddenly burst into song.