VIP Class Notes (Tibo) [S]

Homework


1 – review irregular verbs : https://www.usingenglish.com/reference/irregular-verbs/
2 – write about your life in Chengdu before coming to Shanghai (use the past tense)

Speaking

I’m from Sichuan province, I’m 29 , I have lived in Shanghai for 9 year. I have worked for 7 years. I’m graduated from Shanghai technology university and studied graphic design.
But I don’t do design now. Actually I don’t like design I just like Chinese painting. just hobby and I have do yoga 3 times a week.
I’m assistant to chairman in internet company.
conversation and speaking work, maybe write and read is more important in work.
Yesterday I need read a document and sign for chairman.
HK Citibank we need create the account in Citibank HK so I need to read the documents from city bank.
I don’t need speak English now but maybe one year later I have to speak English. One year later our company will IPO so I study English.

I have studied in technology university from 2008 to 2012 and I have graduated from university.
I usually went to ktv with my roommates. I have 3 roommates. and they also in Shanghai now.
They don’t do design, just one do design now.
The one who is a designer go to UK last year to study design.
I didn’t like do homework. Because too much homework.
My campus, many tv shows shoot in our campus. because my campus is very beautiful and many old buildings.

Sometimes like meet with my classmates, this time I miss my university.
only one time in 1 year meet my classmates but one time in a month I meet my roommates.
just eat and conversation.

Chengdu is very comfortable there are not too much pressure but Shanghai is more fashion and more .
I prefer Shanghai, I already get used to the lifestyle.
One or two times a year, I usually go back in chengdu in the spring festival, So every time  I got back in chengdu just sleep and eat.

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I’m from Sichuan province, I’m 29 , I have lived in Shanghai for 9 year. I have worked for 7 years. I’m graduated from Shanghai technology university and studied graphic design.
But I don’t do design now. Actually I don’t like design I just like Chinese paintings. it is just a hobby/passion and I have a yoga class 3 times a week / I do yoga 3 times a week
I’m the assistant/I work as the assistant to the chairman in an internet company.
conversation and speaking  in English are important for traveling, maybe writing and reading is more important for work.
Yesterday I needed to read a document and sign it for the chairman.
We need to create an account in Citibank HK so I need to read documents from City bank.
I don’t need to speak English now but maybe one year later/after 1 year/in 1 year  I will have to speak English. One year later our company will IPO so I decided to study English.

I studied in technology university from 2008 to 2012 and I graduated from university.
I usually went to ktv with my roommates. I had 3 roommates. and they also stay in Shanghai now.
They don’t work in design, only one does design now.
The one who is a designer went to the UK last year to study design.
I didn’t like to do homework. Because there was too much homework.
Many tv shows are shot in our campus. because my campus is very beautiful and there are many old buildings.

Sometimes I meet with my classmates, when that happens / when I meet them I miss my university.
I only meet my classmates once a year  but I meet my roommates once a month.
I just eat and talk to my family.

Chengdu is very comfortable there are is not too much pressure but Shanghai is more modern and there are more opportunities.
I prefer Shanghai, I already got used to the lifestyle.
Once or twice a year, I usually go back to chengdu in the spring festival, So every time  I go back to chengdu I just relax.

Grammar

eat (present)- ate (past)- eaten(past particle)

I eat hotpot(present).
I ate (past) hotpot yesterday.
I have eaten(past particle) hotpot.
The chicken was eaten at lunch.

have lost (present perfect)
I have lost my keys -> there is an effect on the present
I have lost my keys, I can’t open the door.

lost(past simple)
I lost my keys – no effect on the present
I lost my keys last week but I have new keys now.

present tense : right now
I work in Shanghai.

Past tense : before now
I worked in Shanghai.

1 – regular verbs – verb +d/ed
work – worked – worked
travel – traveled – traveled

2 – irregular verbs – they are all different

eat – ate – eaten
drink – drank – drunk
see – saw – seen
shoot – shot – shot

Future tense: after now
I will work in Shanghai.

need to do something
I need to wake up early tomorrow.
I need to go to Zhaojiabang road tomorrow.

Using or not using articles (a/the)
Do not use a/the with a name

I go to the hospital.
I go to Huashan hospital.

I will go to the bank tomorrow.
I will go to Citybank tomorrow

I work as a CEO assistant

Vocabulary

hobby/passion 爱好
My passion is to paint.

pressure / stress 压力
There is a lot of stress at work.

to adapt: Change
I didn’t know much about the internet before joining this company and I had to adapt.

once: one time
I go to Beijing once a month.

twice: two times
I go to chengdu twice a year.

to get used to : have a habit
I got used to eating more rice than noodles.

modern : lots of new things
Shanghai is very modern, there are many high tech buildings.

opportunities 机会
There are more opportunities in Shanghai

document 文件📃
I received a document from Citibank

hotpot 火锅🍲
I love to eat hotpot.

to shoot (movie / picture/gun) 拍
We shot the movie in Shanghai

spring festival 春节
I usually go back in the spring festival