VIP Class Notes (Tibo) [S]

Today we focused on:

TOEFL speaking practice

Speaking

the most useful instrument to alleviate poverty in china and the world is education and job opportunities. we need to provide job op to poor people for free, and we can also provide small companies which helmingo the people graduate from school so they have the chance to change their lives.


the most useful instrument to alleviate poverty in china and the world is education and job opportunities. we need to provide education and job opportunities to poor people for free, and we can also set up small companies which can hire the people graduate from school so they have a chance to change their lives.

do you think all criminals should go to prison?

I would say not all the criminals should go to prison, some just committed misdemeanors so it is not necessary it is waste of money and prisons will be full. We should also give them opportunities to get themselves right but putting to prison will ruin that so I will suggest for them to stay in the society.


I would say not all the criminals should go to prison, some just committed misdemeanors so it is not necessary it is waste of money and prisons would be full / over capacity. We should also give them opportunities to get themselves right / give a second chance.
but sending them to prison/ put them in prison will ruin that so I would suggest for them to stay in the society.


is the internet safe for kids to use unsupervised?

I don’t think the internet nowadays is safe enough for kids to use unsupervised.
as we know there is a lot of sex violence content which can be easily found by children and there are many website with adultery content which tries to get kids into some crimes so I think an adults needs to supervise or there needs to be some instrument to supervise.


I don’t think the internet nowadays is safe enough for kids to use unsupervised / unaccompanied / on their own.
as we know there is a lot of sex and violence content which can be easily found by children.
Children are too gullible / naive so we need to make sure bad people do not take advantage of that.
I think an adults needs to supervise or there needs to be some instrument to supervise children.

How do you think the family will change in the future?

I think the formal family will change a lot.
Traditional families are made up by parents and children but now we have already seen families with 2 fathers / mothers. In the future we will have families with several parents and children so people will not stick to the traditional family form people will be happy to accept diversity in family forms.


I think the formal family will change a lot.
Traditional families are made up by parents and children but now we have already seen families with 2 fathers / mothers. In the future we will have families with several parents and children so people will not stick to the traditional family form/standard people will be happy to accept/ happily welcome diversity in family forms.

Vocabulary

(national) sovereignty : right for countries to decide for themselves
China doesn’t like when people question it’s national sovereignty.

conflicted : feeling conflict / not sure about something
I am conflicted about this issue.

adultery : infidelity / cheating on someone
He asked for divorced when he realized that she had committed adultery.

con artist : professional liars that pretend something to cheat people.
A con artist sold the moon to several people last year.

meet expectations : fulfilled what people are looking forward to.
If you don’t meet expectations clients will leave you.