VIP Class Notes (Samara)[S]

Homework


There needs to be an emergency meeting tomorrow afternoon about the details of a new product at your company. Please write an mandatory invitation e-mail that needs to be sent out to all staff that should attend.

Vocabulary


Refurbish: To improve the system of technology and furniture. 
ex: The computer is quite old we need to refurbish it.
Refurnish: to furnish a room or something, again.
ex: I would like to refurnish my house before my marriage.
Routine: habit, the daily schedule.
ex: My monthly routine at my job is collecting competitor information.
Task: A responsibility.
ex: My task for the day is to catch / meet the deadline.
Adjusting: adapting
ex: I have to adjust myself in the new environment quickly.
Significant other: Special person, boyfriend, girlfriend.
ex; I have a significant other.
Work: (v) the action of doing something to create a profit.
ex: I work from 10 am to 6 pm.
Profession: the kind of work you do, your industry
ex: My profession is in the fashion industry.
Line of work: career.
ex:My line of work is related to marketing.
Career: your job.
ex: I would like to change my career in three years to a new industry.
Job: the thing you have to do.
ex: My weekend job is to feed my dog and give the dog a shower / give the dog a bath / bathe the dog. 
Primarily: Firstly
ex: Primarily the topic I want to talk about is business English but gradually I also want to try some life topics.
Honestly: “my honest feeling is”, to tell the truth.
ex: Honestly I have never experienced such hot weather.
Further: To continue
ex: If you have any further questions, please feel free to let me know.
Excel:(v) to go higher, to become greater.
ex: I want to excel in my job / career.

Grammar


Gett off work – get off the work
ex: Sometimes I hang out with my friends after getting off work.
Take action:
ex: I need to take immediate action to lose weight.
Take initiative: Be the first to handle it. 
ex: I should take initiative to ask when I meet some problems at work.
Seek out opportunities: To look for opportunities.
ex: I am seeking out opportunities to change to / take a new job. 
I’m expecting:
 I am looking forward to
ex: I’m expecting your reply to my email.
ex: *pregnant woman* I’m expecting…
I’m expected: I am supposed to
ex: I’m expected to be there at 3 o-clock.

Speaking


Firstly at my career path, now I am quite junior at my work and I probably will work 5 years to go in depth in my career and maybe have some promotion at the higher level of my job. And for my personal life maybe I have some marriage plan and maybe we’ll have baby,  to  give birth of a baby in two years. Firstly I need to be a professional person in my related working field and I need to cultivate myself some leadership ability.


Firstly in my career path, now I am quite junior  / fresh / I am at an associate level in my profession / industry and I probably will work 5 years to go in depth/ further / excel in my career and probably get promotion at the higher level of my job. And for my personal life maybe I have a marriage plan and maybe we’ll have baby  in two years. Firstly / primarily / honestly I need to be a professional person in my related working field /career/ line of work and I need to cultivate / take action / seek out opportunities to improve my leadership ability.