VIP Class Notes (Nemo)[W]

Homework

Write something about the music you like to listen to. Why do you like pop music, what other music genre have you heard of?

Writing

My friend Max is a boy. He is friendly and helpful and always helps me to do my homework. He also plays football with me too. We are at the same team. We sometimes change gifts together. We usually eat lunch together too, and we also travel together in holidays. We are good friends.

My friend Max is a boy. He is friendly and helpful and he always helps me to do my homework. Also he plays football with me too. We are on the same team. We sometimes exchange gifts together. We usually eat lunch together too, and we also travel together during the holidays. We are good friends.

Vocabulary

province (n): an area that is governed as part of a country or an empire

the Canadian province of Alberta.
加拿大的阿尔伯特省
Yangzhou is in Jiangsu province.

exchange (v) to give something to someone and receive something from that person
交换;互换;交流
E.g.: It’s traditional for the two teams to exchange shirts after the game.
比赛后两队队员交换球衣,这是传统。
E.g.: Every month the group meets so its members can exchange their views/opinions (= have a discussion).
小组每个月都开一次会,这样成员之间就可以互相交流看法/观点。
E.g.: We exchanged greetings before the meeting.
会前我们相致致意。

pop music-流行音乐

fun (n): pleasure, enjoyment, or entertainment
乐趣;快乐;享受
E.g.: Have fun! (= enjoy yourself)
玩个痛快!
E.g.: Having fun? (= are you enjoying yourself)
玩得痛快吗?
E.g.: I really enjoyed your party – it was such good fun.
参加你们的聚会我很开心——真是好玩。

fun (adj): enjoyable
有趣的;令人愉快的
E.g.: There are lots of fun things to do here.
这里有很多有趣的事可做。

funny (adj): humorous; causing laughter
滑稽的;有趣的
E.g.: Do you know any funny jokes?
你知道什么有趣的笑话吗?
E.g.: It’s a really funny film.
这真是场滑稽的电影。
E.g.: It’s not funny – don’t laugh!
没什么好笑的——不准笑!

genre (n): a style, especially in the arts, that involves a particular set of characteristics
(尤指艺术的)风格,类型,体裁
E.g.: What genre does the book fall into – comedy or tragedy?
这本书属于什么体裁——喜剧还是悲剧?
E.g.: a literary/musical/film genre
文学体裁/音乐风格/电影类型

Pronunciation

genre -/ˈʒɑːn.rə/