VIP Class Notes (Nemo)

Vocabulary

bestie (n): someone’s best friend
最好的朋友,闺蜜
E.g.: One of my besties bought me this hat.
这顶帽子是我最好的一个朋友买给我的。

lantern (n): 灯笼;提灯
a lamp in a transparent case, often a metal case with glass sides, that has a handle, so that you can carry it outside
E.g.: Lantern Festival (元宵節)

set meal-套餐
E.g.: A set meal includes meat, potatoes, vegetables, and sometimes bread, dessert, and a drink.
一份套餐包括肉、土豆、蔬菜,有时会有面包、甜点和饮料。

food poisoning
食物中毒

food safety standards
食品安全标准

shellfish (n): sea creatures that live in shells and are eaten as food, or one of these creatures
甲壳类水生动物
E.g.: Lobsters, crabs, and oysters are all shellfish.
龙虾、螃蟹和牡蛎都是甲壳类水产品。

buttery (adj): containing or spread with a lot of butter, or tasting of butter
涂有黄油的;含有黄油的;味道像黄油的
E.g.: buttery potatoes
抹了黄油的土豆

alter (v): to change something, usually slightly, or to cause the characteristics of something to change:
E.g.: We’ve had to alter some of our plans.
E.g.: Although the cost of making phone calls is going up, the charge for connecting to the internet will not alter.
E.g.: Giving up our car has radically altered our lifestyle.

snorkelling (n): the activity of swimming while using a snorkel
(用水下呼吸管)潜游
E.g.: We went snorkelling along the Great Barrier Reef.
我们沿着大堡礁潜游。

Speaking

oyster- /ˈɔɪ.stɚ/