VIP Class Notes (Samara)[S][W]

Homework


In/at/on: Write a store and use one or two examples from each “in/at/on” section. It should be 6 examples that you can try to use!

Next Class Focus


Go over pronunciation and review vocabulary.

Needs more review

Personal life: Your life outside of work. My personal interests.
ex: I always watch TV alone, that is part of my personal life.

Vocabulary


Pressure:压力
ex: When I want to take part in the exam I feel pressure.
– Pressure: physical (身体的)
ex: Many box fell on my hands, I felt the pressure.
– Stress: Emotional pressure
ex: I don’t speak English well so I am stressed.  / I don’t speak English well, so I get stressed out when I try. 
Stressed out: (v)  to be stressing,
ex: I failed the math exam to I got stressed out.
Recycle: (回收) to take the trash and put it in the bin and save the earth. 把垃圾倒进垃圾桶里,拯救地球。
ex: People recycle paper.
Garbage / Trash: Things you do not need anymore.
ex: I use / throw away the garbage every day.
ex: I throw away the trash eery day.
Adopt:采用
ex:  I adopted a dog
ex: I will adopt a baby when I am older.

Grammar


in:                                                         Time                                                    Place

IN

Months

  • In January
  • In October

Seasons

  • In the summer
  • In the spring

Years

  • In 2004
  • In 1986

Periods of the day

  • In the morning
  • In the evening

(exception: at night)

Cities and countries

  • In Tokyo
  • In Japan

Rooms and buildings

  • In the kitchen
  • In the supermarket

Closed spaces

  • In the car
  • In a park

 

at:                                                        Time                                                        Place

AT

Times

  • At 6:00
  • At half past three
  • At noon
Contexts

  • At school
  • At work
  • At a party

on:                                                          Time                                                    Place

ON

Dates and days

  • On Monday
  • On February 14th
Transportation

  • On the bus
  • On a bike

(exception: in a car)

A surface

  • On the table
  • On the wall

Writing

Please use these questions to write about yourself and complete before your next class!
Travel
1. Do you like traveling?
2. Would you say your country is a good place for travelers (or, tourists)to visit?
3. What are some problems travelers meet on their trips?
4. What are the benefits of traveling?

I like travelling. I spend most of time in my job each year, so when I was not busy I would like to travel abroad or some places are far away from my hometown in China. It perhaps takes me about ten days. I haven’t been travel alone. If I can take care of myself, I will try travelling alone once.

China is a good country for travelers to visit. It is a large area country in the world. Not only does it has some modern cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, but also some quaint and beautiful cities in the country. Because of the 56 nations, plenty traditions and cultures in each cities which is popular of people. They are friendly and simple, but if people have any questions, don’t try to ask the oldest because they only speak local language.

In China, People can go to every places by high-speed railway it’s fast and safe. The benefit is people can see the view over the window. Especially for foreigners, they can see some different views and learn about this cities.


Please use these questions to write about yourself and complete before your next class!
Travel
1. Do you like traveling?
2. Would you say your country is a good place for travelers (or, tourists)to visit?
3. What are some problems travelers meet on their trips?
4. What are the benefits of traveling?

I like traveling. I spend most of time at my job each year, so when I am not busy I would like to travel abroad or some far away places from my hometown in China. I travel during my holiday which can be 10 days. I haven’t traveled alone. If I can take care of myself, I will try traveling alone one day.

China is a good country for travelers to visit. It is the largest area country in the world. Not only does it has some modern cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, but also some quaint and beautiful cities in the country / countryside. Because of the 56 nations, there are plenty traditions and cultures that are represented in each city. City people are friendly and simple, but if people have any questions, don’t try to ask the oldest because they only speak the local language.

In China, people can go to all places by high-speed railway it’s fast and safe. The benefit is people can see the view through the window. Especially for foreigners, they can see many different views and learn about this cities.

Pronunciation

Cultures : kul  / churs
physically: fi / si / cully