VIP Class Notes (Nemo)

Homework

Write about your first session with a psychotherapist

Writing

She is doing some exercises.
I am working in the company.
I am doing my English homework.
I have read a fascinating book.
We have chatted in the meeting room.
He has played mobile games.

I have been doing exercises recently.
He have been working overtime recently.

I went to see a musical last Friday.
We had a team building last week.

She is doing some exercises.
I am working in a company.
I am doing my English homework.
I have read a fascinating book.
We have chatted in the meeting room.
He has played mobile games.

I have been doing exercises recently I have been exercising recently.
He has been working overtime recently.

I went to see a musical last Friday.
We had a team-building last week.

Vocabulary

self-improvement-自我完善

training center– 培训中心

psychotherapy (n): the treatment of mental illness by discussing someone’s problems with them, instead of using drugs or operations
心理治疗,精神疗法

introvert (n): Someone who is shy, quiet, and unable to make friends easily
性格内向者
E.g.: I’m an introvert.

extrovert (n): an energetic happy person who enjoys being with other people
性格外向的人
E.g.:Most salespeople are extroverts.
大多数推销员都是性格外向的人。

We each have a different point of view.

我们每个人都有不同的观点。

psychotherapist (n): someone who gives people psychotherapy
心理治疗医师
E.g.: He sees a psychotherapist twice a week.
他每周接受两次心理治疗。

context (n): the text or speech that comes immediately before and after a particular phrase or piece of text and helps to explain its meaning
上下文;语境
In this exercise, a word is blanked out and you have to guess what it is by looking at the context.
在这个练习中,有一个单词被抽去了,你必须根据上下文猜测这个单词是什么。

out of context
If words are used out of context, only a small separate part of what was originally said or written is reported, with the result that their meaning is not clear or is not understood.
脱离上下文
The reporter took my remarks completely out of context.
记者引用我的话完全是断章取义。

Next Class Focus

Practice the 5 difference usages of the present perfect tense.
https://www.ef.com/wwen/english-resources/english-grammar/present-perfect/