VIP Class Notes (Nemo)[S]

Vocabulary

exam (n): a test of a student’s knowledge or skill in a particular subject
考试
E.g.: American students ranked fourth in those taking the geography exam.
美国学生在参加地理考试的学生中名列第四。
E.g.: I failed my physics exam, but I passed chemistry.
我物理考试没及格,但化学考试通过了。
E.g.: an examination paper
试卷
E.g.: exam results
考试成绩

Final exam-期末考试

essay (n): a short piece of writing on a particular subject, especially one done by students as part of the work for a course
(尤指学生写的作为课程作业的)短文;论说文;小品文,散文
E.g.: For homework I want you to write an essay on endangered species.
我想让你们写一篇关于濒危物种的文章作为作业。
E.g.: Mr Jones thought my history essay was terrific.
琼斯先生认为我的历史作业论文写得好极了。

fish and chips (n): fish covered with batter (= a mixture of flour, eggs, and milk) and then fried and served with pieces of fried potato
炸鱼薯条
E.g.: We stopped on our way home to buy fish and chips.

remote (n) :a piece of equipment that you hold in your hand and use to control a television, DVD player, etc.
遥控器
E.g.: Have you seen the remote for the TV anywhere?
你在哪儿看到电视遥控器了吗?

attic (n): the space or room at the top of a building, under the roof, often used for storing things
阁楼;顶楼
E.g.: I’ve got boxes of old clothes in the attic.
我的阁楼里放着好几箱子旧衣服。

narrow (adj): having a small distance from one side to the other, especially in comparison with the length
(尤指与长度相比)狭窄的
E.g.: a narrow bridge/passage/gap
狭窄的桥梁/通道/缝隙
E.g.: a narrow face
瘦长的脸
E.g.:narrow feet
瘦脚
E.g.: The little village has very narrow streets.
小村子里的街道很窄。

Speaking

thirsty crow-口渴的乌鸦

One day a crow fly in the sky, he thinks he is thirsty. He want to drank some water and he find a bottle of water but the bottle is long and thin, the crow don’t drink the water  the crow was sad but he look at some pebble near he. He has an idea and put the pebble into the bottle now he can drink the water. The crow is happy

One day a crow was flying across the sky, he thought of how he was thirsty. He wanted to drink some water and he found a bottle of water but the bottle was long and narrow, the crow couldn’t drink/reach the water, the crow was sad but he saw at some pebbles near him. He got an idea, so he put the pebble into the bottle and now he could reach the water. The crow was happy.