VIP Class Notes (Raph)

Today we focused on:

We talked about language learning, and discussed accents and pronunciation.


Opposite (adj): 1- completely different.
E.g.: You’d never know they’re sisters – they’re completely opposite to each other in every way.
E.g.: Police attempts to calm the violence had the opposite effect.
E.g.: The two politicians have opposite points of view.

Diametrically (adv): 1- completely.
E.g.: Father and son had diametrically opposed views on politics.
E.g.: The two politicians have diametrically opposite points of view/are diametrically opposed.

Commoner (n): 1- in the UK, a person who is not born into a position of high social rank.
E.g.: It is now accepted that a member of the royal family can marry a commoner.

Stand-up Comedy (n): 1- 站立喜剧


In many non-English speaking country. – In many non-English speaking countries.


Cassette: /kəˈset/

Unique:  /juːˈniːk/

Illiterate: /ɪˈlɪt̬.ɚ.ət/

Diametrically: /ˌdɑɪ·əˈme·trɪk·li/