VIP Class Notes (Nemo)[R]

Reading

https://psychcentral.com/lib/what-is-emotional-intelligence-eq/

Vocabulary

cold-hearted showing no understanding for or not feeling sorry about another person’s suffering|缺乏同情心的;冷酷无情的;铁石心肠的
E.g. : a cold-hearted killer
冷酷无情的杀手

coolheaded-having the ability to stay calm and think clearly in difficult situations
头脑冷静的,沉着的

postpone (v): 1-to delay an event and plan or decide that it should happen at a later date or time推迟,延缓,使延期
E.g. : They decided to postpone their holiday until next year.
他们决定将假期推迟到来年。
E.g. : We’ve had to postpone going to France because the children are ill.
因为孩子们生病了,我们不得不推迟去法国的行程。
E.g. : Postpone the meeting/deadline….

procrastinate (v):to keep delaying something that must be done, often because it is unpleasant or boring
拖延,耽搁
E.g. : I know I’ve got to deal with the problem at some point – I’m just procrastinating.
我知道迟早得解决这个问题——我只是在拖延时间。

procrastinator

the last minute-the latest possible opportunity for doing something(做某事的)最后的机会
E.g. : He always leaves his homework until the last minute.
他总是把课后作业留到最后一刻做。
E.g. : At the last minute, we found our tickets.
在最后一刻我们找到了门票。
E.g. : Why do you always leave everything until the last minute?
你为什么总把事情拖到最后才去做

capability (n): 1-the ability to do something
能力;才干;水平
E.g. : These tests are beyond the capability of an average twelve-year-old.
这些测试超出了一个普通12岁孩子的能力。

self-awareness (n): 1-good knowledge and judgment about yourself
自知;自明;自我意识
E.g. : He is self-aware (ADJ) enough to realize that he needs help.

be tuned in
​-to have a good understanding of what is happening in a situation or what other people are thinking:
E.g. : She just doesn’t seem to be tuned in to her students’ needs.

have a, some, etc. say in sth
在…方面有发言权
​-to be involved in making a decision about something:
E.g. : When he’s 18, he’ll begin to have a/some say in the running of the family business.
E.g. : The employees had little/no say in the restructuring of the company.

alleviate (v) to make something bad such as pain or problems less severe减轻;缓和,缓解
E.g. : The drugs did nothing to alleviate her pain/suffering.
这些药物对减轻她的病痛/痛苦没有丝毫作用。

anxious (adj): 1-worried and nervous
焦虑的,不安的,担心的
E.g. : My mother always gets a bit anxious if we don’t arrive when we say we will.
如果我们没有在说好的时间到达,我母亲总会有些担心。
E.g. : I saw my sister’s anxious face at the window.
我看到了窗口姐姐那张忧心忡忡的脸。
anxiety (n)

impulsive (adj): 1-showing behavior in which you do things suddenly without any planning and without considering the effects they may have
冲动的
E.g.: Don’t be so impulsive – think before you act.
不要如此冲动——要三思而后行。
E.g.: an impulsive man/decision/gesture
冲动的人/决定/举动

Pronunciation

alleviate-/əˈliː.vi.eɪt/