VIP Class Notes (Nemo)[W]

Homework

Homework

Use some of the vocabulary from today in some writing. Write something like a story and try to use the words.

Write a story about recent fencing competition

Writing

When I was grade five I was deciding  which school to go. I had a difficult time during that time. I started to work harder than before. I did much practicing and exercise so my score strated to become higher. Luckily I got into an good middle and made a lot of friends. I was proud of myself because  of this reason. This event brought me a lot of happiness

When I was in grade five I was deciding which school to go to. I had a difficult time during that period. I started to work harder than before. I did much practising and exercise so my score started to becoming higher/improved a  lot. Luckily I got into a good middle school and I made a lot of friends. I was proud of myself because of that. This event- of me entering this school brought me a lot of happiness

Vocabulary

event (n): anything that happens, especially something important or unusual
(尤指重大或不寻常的)事情,事件
E.g.: This year’s Olympic Games will be the biggest ever sporting event.
今年的奥林匹克运动会将是历史上规模最大的体育盛事。
E.g.: Susannah’s party was the social event of the year.
苏珊娜办的聚会是当年社交界的一件盛事。

exercise (v): physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy
体育活动;锻炼;运动
E.g.: Swimming is my favourite form of exercise.
我最喜欢的锻炼方式是游泳。
E.g.: You really should take more exercise.
你真的应该多进行体育锻炼。

result (n): the mark you receive after you have taken an exam or test
(考试或测试的)成绩
E.g.: I finished my exams yesterday, but I won’t know/get the results until August.
我昨天考完试,但是考试成绩要到8月份才能知道。

train (v): to prepare someone or yourself for a job, activity, or sport, by learning skills and/or by mental or physical exercise
训练,培训;锻炼
E.g.: She trained as a pilot.
她接受过飞行训练。
E.g.: John trained to be an accountant.
约翰接受训练成为一名会计。
E.g.: I had to train myself to be more assertive at work.
我必须锻炼自己,使自己在工作中更加自信。
E.g.: She trained hard for the race, sometimes running as much as 60 miles a week.
她为参加赛跑比赛而刻苦训练,有时一周能跑60英里。

evade (v): to avoid or escape from someone or something
逃脱,躲开;回避,逃避
E.g.: The police have assured the public that the escaped prisoners will not evade recapture for long.
警方向公众保证,逃犯很快就会再次落网。
E.g.: She leaned forward to kiss him but he evaded her by pretending to sneeze.
她身子前倾想要吻他,可他假装打喷嚏躲开了。