VIP Class Notes (Raph)[W]

Vocabulary

Too much / Too many: 1- more than someone can deal with.
E.g.: I have too many things to do today. I think I will not be able to go to the dinner party.
E.g.: I can’t take care of six children at my age – it’s too much.

Niece (n): 1- a daughter of your brother or sister. 2- sobrina.
E.g.: My brother and sister-in-law had to go out of town, so I’m taking care of my niece.

Nephew (n): 1- a son of your brother or sister. 2- sobrino.
E.g.: I spend the day playing with my nieces and nephews.

Uncle (n): 1- the brother of someone’s mother or father, or the husband of someone’s aunt or uncle:
E.g.: I have lots of uncles and aunts.
E.g.: We invited my Uncle Steve over.

Ankle (n): 1- the thin part of the leg just above the foot. 2- tobillo
E.g.: I fell over and twisted my ankle.

Writing

Original:

I need the time to pass very fast, because the next month I will go to my hometown, named Pereira, it is in Colombia, in that city I was born. 5 years ago was the last time I went there. Almost whole my family living there. I’m very excited, however I’m also very sad because I lost my grandma and a uncle, but that is other story, know I don’t want to be sad, I want to be happy.
There my family waiting for give me a hug and many kisses and me too to they.

Edited:

I need time to pass very fast, because next month I will go to my hometown, Pereira, in Colombia. The last time I went there was 5 years ago. Almost all of my family still lives there, so I’m very excited. However, I’m also very sad, because I lost my grandma and a uncle, but that is another story, now I don’t want to be sad, I want to be happy. My family is waiting there to give and receive hugs and many kisses.

Grammar

Noun = a name of a person, a thing, an animal, a place, etc.
E.g.: cup, computer, table, Shanghai, Emma, flower, umbrella, etc.

Pronoun = a word we use instead of a noun.
E.g.: I, you, he, she, it, we, they, my, mine, their, his, her, hers, yours, our, etc.

Verb = an action = anything you do.
E.g.: to do, to be, to play, to run, to go, to make, to help, to study, to speak, etc.

Adjective = a word that describes a noun or a pronoun.
E.g.: small, smart, big, beautiful, ugly, stupid, great, good, nice, terrible, hot, cold, sunny, etc.

Adverb = a word that describes a verb, adjective or another adverb and answers one of the following questions:

  • How: easily, happily, loudly, quickly, well, slowly, sadly, etc..
  • How often: never, always, every day,  frequently, seldom, often, sometimes..
  • When: now, after, before, early, yesterday, today, soon, since, etc..
  • Where: here, there, home, inside, near, outside, away, everywhere, etc..

Irregular Adverbs

Adjective Adverb
good well
fast fast
hard hard
late late
early early
daily daily
straight straight
wrong wrong, wrongly