VIP Class Notes (Nemo)[S]

Homework

Why would you like to become an archaeologist? Write a story

Vocabulary

these days: used to talk about the present time, in comparison with the past
现在,如今
E.g.: Vegetarianism is very popular these days.
现在素食很流行。

nowadays (adv): at the present time, in comparison to the past
如今,现在
E.g.: Who remembers those movies nowadays?
如今谁还记得那些电影?
E.g.: Nowadays, I bake my own bread rather than buy it.
现在,我自己烤面包而不去买现成的了

abroad (adv): in or to a foreign country or countries
在国外;到国外
E.g.: He’s currently abroad on business.
目前他在国外出差。
E.g.: We always go abroad in the summer.
我们夏天总是到国外去。

row (v):row; paddle [row] a boat; go boating:
在湖上划船
E.g.: row on a lake;
我们去划船吧。
E.g.: Let us go for a row.

landmark (n) building or place that is easily recognized, especially one that you can use to judge where you are
地标;标志性建筑
E.g.: The Rock of Gibraltar is one of Europe’s most famous landmarks.
直布罗陀岩山是欧洲最著名的地标之一。

earthquake (n): a sudden violent movement of the earth’s surface, sometimes causing great damage
地震
E.g.: In 1906 an earthquake destroyed much of San Francisco.
1906年的大地震给旧金山大部分市区带来毁灭性的灾难。

pagoda (n): a tall religious building in Asia with many levels, each of which has a curved roof
(亚洲的)塔,宝塔

scenic spot-风景区

Legend-传说

Terracotta Army-兵马俑

historian-历史学家
history teacher-历史教师
archaeologist-考古学家
what do you wanna become when you grow up? 你长大后想成为什么样的人?
I want to become an archaeologist

Speaking

For Chinese New year we will travel or stay in Shanghai, go to Disneyland. We can’t travel abroad because the time is short。 Thailand is too hot, in Thailand I like to row. It is good to go to Xi an in/during the summer holiday or winter holiday. In the summer holiday hotpot is delicious, there are many scenic spots, I like to go to the Terracotta Army.