VIP Class Notes (Nemo)[W]

Homework

Write a story about your flight to Japan

Today we focused on:

Today we spoke about traveling by plane

Vocabulary

家长会[jiā zhǎnɡ huì]
meeting of schoolchildren’s parents/Parents’ meeting

cancel (v): to decide that an organized event will not happen, or to stop an order for goods or services that you no longer want
取消;终止;撤销
E.g.: They had to cancel tomorrow’s game because of the bad weather.
因为天气太糟,他们不得不取消了明天的比赛。
E.g.: The 7.10 train to Budapest has been cancelled.
7点10分开往布达佩斯的火车被取消了。

he canceled his class-他取消了他的课

He booked a hotel room-他订了一个旅馆房间

He booked a flight-他订了一个航班

flight (n):a journey in an aircraft
空中航行,航程
E.g.: I’ll never forget my first flight.
我永远也不会忘记第一次乘飞机的经历。
E.g.: How was your flight?
空中旅行感觉如何?
E.g.: All flights to New York today are delayed because of bad weather.
因天气不好,今天飞往纽约的所有航班都延误了。
E.g.: My flight was cancelled.
我的航班取消了。

book (v): to arrange to have a seat, room, performer, etc. at a particular time in the future
预订;预约
E.g.: She’d booked a table for four at their favorite restaurant.
她已在他们最喜欢的餐厅预订了四人桌。
E.g.: Will booked a seat on the evening flight to Los Angeles.
威尔预订了飞往洛杉矶的晚班客机的座位。
E.g.: We were advised to book early if we wanted to get a room.
有人建议我们若想有房间住就早点预订。
E.g.: The hotel/restaurant/theatre is fully booked (up) (= all the rooms/tables/tickets have been taken).
旅馆/饭店/剧院已预订满了。

I changed my mind-我改变主意了
change your mind (v):to form a new opinion or make a new decision about something that is different from your old one
改变主意,改变决定
E.g.: If you change your mind about coming tonight, just give me a call.
要是你改变主意今晚不来了,给我打个电话就行。
E.g.: When I first met him I didn’t like him but I’ve changed my mind.
我第一次见到他时并不喜欢他,可是现在已经改变了看法。

land (v): to (cause to) arrive on the ground or other surface after moving down through the air
(使)着陆,(使)落地,(使)降落
E.g.: We should land in Madrid at 7 a.m.
我们将于早上7点钟飞抵马德里。
E.g.: You can land a plane on water in an emergency.
紧急情况下飞机可以迫降在水上。
E.g.: The bird landed on my finger.
鸟儿落在我的手指上。

take off (v): If an aircraft, bird, or insect takes off, it leaves the ground and begins to fly.
起飞;飞起
E.g.: The plane took off at 8.30 a.m.
飞机上午8点半起飞。

airport (n): a place where aircraft regularly take off and land, with buildings for passengers to wait in
航空站,航空港,机场
E.g.: an international airport
国际机场
E.g.: a military airport
军用机场

Writing

If I could go to the moon, I would build a very very large house.Many people all over the word would come here to stay with me. We would plant many trees in our yard. The moon would become green one day like the earth.

If I could go to the Moon, I would build a very very large house.Many people from all over the word would come here to stay with me. We would plant many trees in our yard. The Moon would become green one day (just) like the Earth.