VIP Class Notes (Nemo) [S]

Vocabulary

trick (n): an action that is intended to deceive, either as a way of cheating someone, or as a joke or form of entertainment
骗局;诡计;恶作剧
E.g.: She played a really nasty trick on me – she put syrup in my shampoo bottle!
她对我搞了一个很讨厌的恶作剧——把糖浆放进了我装洗发剂的瓶子里。
E.g.: My niece was showing me all the tricks that she’s learned to do with her new magic set.
我侄女给我表演了她学过的用她那套新魔术道具所能变出的所有戏法。

scam (n): an illegal plan for making money, especially one that involves tricking people
欺诈,诈骗
E.g.: an insurance scam
保险诈骗

villa (n): a house, usually in the countryside or near the sea, especially in southern Europe, and often one that people can rent for a holiday
别墅;花园住宅
E.g.: They have a villa in Spain.
他们在西班牙有一栋别墅

choke (v): If you choke, or if something chokes you, you stop breathing because something is blocking your throat.
(使)窒息;(使)哽噎;(使)呼吸困难
E.g.: She choked to death on a fishbone.
她被鱼刺卡住后窒息而亡。
E.g.: Children can choke on peanuts.
小孩子吃花生会噎住的。

countryside (n) land not in towns, cities, or industrial areas, that is either used for farming or left in its natural condition
农村,乡下;郊外
E.g.: The countryside around there is beautiful.
那周围的乡村很美。
E.g.: The villa is set in 90 acres of beautiful, unspoiled countryside.
那所官邸占地90英亩,坐落在未遭破坏的美丽乡村。

participate (v): to take part in or become involved in an activity
参与,参加
E.g.: She never participates in any of our discussions, does she?
她从不参加我们的任何讨论,不是吗?
E.g.: Kate has always participated in the life of the school.

Speaking

One day MB go countryside, he look a dog on the road so he stop. The owner of the dog is coming and she take MB, go to villa.  She said it was her dog’s birthday. So, she wants MB to participate in the birthday party. The villa was very old and a man take MB to a room, is very poor but Mb find very special costume, so he will wear it and they have lunch. MB is eating fish but the man give the fish to the woman and the woman didn’t want MB to go, so MB just give her some money and he go. There’s a car pass by and they again I think is a scam.

One day MB was going to the countryside, he saw a dog on the road so he stopped. The owner of the dog came and she took MB to her villa.  She said that it was her dog’s birthday. So, she wanted MB to participate in the birthday party. The villa was very old and a man took MB to a room, the room was very poor and dirty but Mb found a very special costume, so he wore it and they had lunch. MB was eating fish but the man gave the fish to the woman and the woman didn’t want MB to go, so MB just give her some money and he left. There was a car passing by and they again put the dog on the road I think  this is a scam.