VIP Class Notes (Nemo)[S/W]

Homework

how do you feel when you get a bad/low grade and what do you do in order to improve your grades

Writing

When I was eleven years old I went to Hong Kong Disneyland and I go with my parents. I saw a big castle and a fairy garden. They were very beautiful. First I went to the roller coaster, then I went to Minnie theater. Finally  I went to Micky restaurant to ate lunch. At night, I saw the fireworks. I have a wonderful day.

When I was eleven years old I went to Hong Kong Disneyland and I went together with my parents. I saw a big castle and a fairy garden. They were very beautiful. First I went to the roller coaster, then I went to The Minnie theater. Finally  I went to Micky‘s restaurant to eat lunch. At night, I saw the fireworks. I had a wonderful day.

Vocabulary

buffet (n): a meal where people serve themselves different types of food
自助餐
E.g.: Are you having a sit-down meal or a buffet at the wedding?
你办婚礼想摆桌宴还是提供自助餐?

croissant (n): a piece of light crescent-shaped pastry, usually eaten in the morning
(通常指早餐时吃的)羊角面包,新月形面包

muffin (n): a small sweet cake that often has fruit inside it
(常含水果的)松糕
E.g.: blueberry muffins
蓝莓松糕

savory (Adj): Savory food is salty or spicy and not sweet in taste.
咸的;辛辣的
E.g.: a savory dish/sauce/flavour
带咸味的一道菜/一种调料/一种味道
E.g.: savory dumplings/pancakes
咸汤圆/薄饼
E.g.: A pie can be sweet or savory.
馅饼可以是甜的或咸的。

grade (n): a number or letter that shows how good someone’s work or performance is
成绩等级,评分等级,分数
E.g.: Steve never studies, but he always gets good grades.
史蒂夫从来不学习,可成绩总是很不错。
E.g.: Carla got a grade A in German.
卡拉德语考试得了个 A。

through (adv,prep): from one end or side of something to the other
通过;穿越
E.g.: They walked slowly through the woods.
他们缓步穿过树林。
E.g.: How long the journey takes will depend on how long it takes to get through the traffic.
旅程要花多长时间将取决于穿过车流要花多长时间。
E.g.: We drove through the tunnel.
我们开车穿过隧道。

2-from the beginning to the end of a period of time
自始至终,从头至尾
E.g.: It rained all/right through June and into the first half of July.
整个6月和7月的上半月一直在下雨。
E.g.: She had just enough energy to get through the day.
她硬撑着坚持了一天。
E.g.: She works Monday through Thursday (= from Monday to Thursday).
她周一到周四工作。

Speaking

I went to Suzhou and I stayed in a Japanese hotel. It’s a very big hotel, there are many mountains near it/the hotel is in a hilly area/ is surrounded by mountains. I stayed in this hotel only one day. On 7th of October I’ll go together with my friends to a park  in Minhang district. We seldom have a picnic because my friends don’t have much time.

my friends don’t have many much time

croissant- /kwɑːˈsɑ̃ː/