VIP Class Notes (Nicholas)(S/W/R)
What do you have to do today? What did you have to do yesterday? What do you have to do everyday?
Needs more review
We start class at 4PM and we finish class at 5PM, so we have class for 1 hour.
I shopped ā buy things (online, or in a shop)
I went shopping (go to a place to buy things)
stairs ā lou ti
put on < > take off
eg. I put on my clothes in the morning and then I take off my clothes at night
put < > take
on < > offĀ
church ā the place Mr Bean goes to sing
ask a question ā wen yi ge wen ti
tissue ā zhi jing
eg. I use a tissue to clean my nose
eg2. He wants to sneeze but he doesnāt have a tissue.
bored / boring
tired / tiring
eg. I am bored because this class is boring.
eg2. I am tired because doing homework is tiring
at / on / in
at = time (short time / point)
on = day (because a day is a thingā¦ on the table)
in = month / year / äøę®µę¶é“
I played roller skating yesterday. I went downstairs and I took off my shoes, I put on my roller blades. I felt happy then I was hot and tired. I wanted to drink some water and I didn’t have a tissue so I went home finally.
I roller skated yesterday. I went downstairs and I took off my shoes, I put on my roller blades. I felt happy then I was hot and tired. I wanted to drink some water and I didn’t have a tissue so I went home finally.
Chinese writing – ę±å
e.g. Today William went to school and he had Chinese writing class!
difficult – å°é¾Ā
e.g. William thinks that Chinese writing class is very difficult!
e.g. I think that Chinese writing class is very difficult!
e.g. Nicholas thinks that William is very smart!
e.g. We think that tomorrow it will be very sunny!
still – ä»ē¶Ā
e.g. It was raining this morning, and it’sĀ still rainingĀ this evening.
e.g.William was hungry this morning and he isĀ still hungry.
think / thought – č®¤äøŗ
e.g. I think that today will be a great day!
e.g. I thought yesterday was a great day!
yell / åå – to say something very loudly!
e.g. William was very far away. He could not hear me! I yelled his name: WILLIAM!
e.g. The little girl walked into the road. Her father yelled! Be careful å°åæ! Watch out! Look out!
tell / told / åčÆ
e.g. Today the teacher tells William: do your homework!
e.g Yesterday, the teacher told William: give me your homework!
today = tell / yell / think
yesterday = told / yelled / thought
have to (more than 1 person) / has to (1 person) = must / åæ é”»
e.g. William’s mother told me that he has to go to English class!
e.g William’s mother told me that he must go to English class!
e.g. They have to go to school tomorrow morning!
e.g. They must go to school tomorrow.
don’t have to / didn’t have to / doesn’t have to
e.g. Today, I don’t have to go to school.
e.g. Yesterday, I didn’t have to go to school.
e.g. Today, William, doesn’t have to go to school.
e.g. yesterday, William didn’t have to go to school.
I / we / they think that
He / she / William / Nicholas thinks that
Today – Present Tense
IĀ /Ā you / we / theyĀ don’t have to
He /Ā she / WilliamĀ doesn’t have toĀ
Yesterday – Past tense
I / you / they / she / he / we / William didn’t have to
Teacher added words in bold – Original
I went to school. I played with my friends, and then I have lunch. SchoolĀ was difficult becauseĀ I had toĀ write Chinese, and then I finished the school. My grandmother pickedĀ meĀ upĀ schoolĀ and then we went to home. And then I do my homework.
I went to school. I played with my friends, and then IĀ had lunch. SchoolĀ was difficult becauseĀ I had toĀ write Chinese, and then I finished
the school. My grandmother pickedĀ meĀ upĀ fromĀ schoolĀ and then we went to home. And then IĀ didĀ my homework.
people + places + things
e.g. Teacher Nicholas thinks that William will be very tall in 10 years!Ā Teacher Nicholas thinksĀ that Shanghai is a very big city!Ā Teacher Nicholas thinks that the iPhone is really expensive, but he still wants one.
I think thatĀ my mother is a police woman. I think thatĀ China is huge! I think that
apple applesĀ is areĀ red.
Deborah was angry at her son. Her son didnāt listen to her. Her son was 16 years old. Her son thought he knew everything. Her son yelled at Deborah. He told her he didnāt have to do anything. He didnāt have to listen to her. He didnāt have to go to school. He didnāt have to do his homework. He didnāt have to study. He was 16. He could do anything he wanted to do. What could Deborah do? She wasnāt married. She was divorced. She could not control her son. He would listen to his father. But his father was not there. His father lived in another city.