VIP Class Notes (Tibo) [S]

Homework


Review irregular verbs (https://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/irregular-verbs-list.htm)
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make some sentences max/min maximize/minimize

Today we focused on:


refining expression

Speaking


2 but older cat is in my parents house.
My parents will take care him.
I’m playing with him every nights. I bought a red point laser pen and open it and my cat will run to get the red point. It is orange and he is very fat. I think he is fatter than almost other cats, I don’t know why.  The orange one is 3, maybe actually I don’t know his age.

I find him at near my company , I taked him to back home. He is very near to each people I think it is too danger because there are very much bad people at here.
Dogs will make noise . I like it but I like cats more.

2 or 3 is best. They can play with each other and sometimes I will. I am not at home I hope them to not feel alone.

I stopped playing PS4 when I started my work. Bloodborne , I can’t clear that game.
I have many friends who likes games and they are girls.Online games.
We know each other with online games.
Long time ago when I was young. Fantasy world, It is the same company with Final Fantasy.
I don’t like the mobile games because the screen is too small. It is very clever way to earn money.
My husband always pays money to clear a difficult level.


I have 2 cats. but the older cat/one is/lives in my parents’ house.
My parents take care of him during my business trips / when I am not home
I’m playing with him every nights. I bought a laser pen and turn it on and my cat will run to get the red point/dot. He is orange and he is very fat. I think he is fatter than most other cats, I don’t know why.  The orange one is 3, maybe actually I don’t know his exact  age.

I found him near my company , I took him back home. He is very close to people I think it is too dangerous because there are many bad people there.
Dogs will bark . I like them but I like cats more./ I prefer cats

2 or 3 is best / the maximum. They can play with each other and when I am not home I hope they do not feel lonely.

I stopped playing PS4 when I started my work. I played Blood borne , I couldn’t  clear that game.
I have many friends who like games and they are all girls. they play online games.
We knew each other with/through online games.
Long time ago when I was young. we played Fantasy world online, It is made by the same company as Final Fantasy.
I don’t like mobile games because the screen is too small. It is a very clever way to earn money.
My husband always spends money to clear a difficult level.

Writing

My business trip schedule was changed.
I have to go to Tokyo for 3 weeks and back to Shanghai on Christmas Day.
It’s too long,so I chosed a hotel with washing machine by each room.
I hope my cat doesn’t forget me during the time.


My business trip schedule was changed.
I have to go to Tokyo for 3 weeks and come back to Shanghai on Christmas Day.
It’s too long, so I chose a hotel with a washing machine in each room.
I hope my cat doesn’t forget me during that/this time.

Grammar

here (where you are)
In Tokyo it is cold but it is warm here(Shanghai)

there( away from you)
I will go there in December (Tokyo)

to choose ( choose/chose/chosen)

during + n
They take care of the cat during my business trips

when + V
They take care of the cat when I am away / I go to JP for business.

Vocabulary

turn on/turn off : for electric / electronic stuff
I turn on the light / tv / computer / AC/ Phone/PS4.

Air Conditioner (AC) 空调
In Shanghai people use the AC to stay warm in winter.

laser pen : pen creating a laser
I pointed at the number on the PPT with a laser pen

method / way of thinking 方法
Online games have many methods to make you spend more money.

to bark 吠叫
The dog barked during the night and woke me up.

danger (n)
He is in danger.

dangerous(adj)
Drinking too much alcohol is dangerous.

maximum (max)(n/adj)(最大的/最多)
The maximum weight allowed on the plane is 22kg.
My bag was over the maximum weight so I had to pay an extra.
2 bowls of rice is the maximum I can eat.

minimum (min)(n/adj) 最小的/最低的)
The minimum salary in Shanghai is roughly 3k CNY
The minimum height to ride the rollercoaster is 120
The minimum TOEFL score to enter the university is 100/120.
The minimum height to be allowed into this zoo is 100cm.

to maximize / minimize (v) : to make as big/small as possible
The goal of a business is to maximize profit and minimize costs.
The goal of the CEO is to maximize the money the company makes.
I want to minimize the money I spend so I don’t eat out.
I want to let my baby to minimize the food.
I bought a robot cleaner to minimize the time I spend cleaning my place.
I paid much money to maximize the quantity of monster I can kill in the game. / I paid a lot of money to maximize my character’s power.

quantity 数量
I bought a big quantity of rice on Hema.

extra : an additional …. / not covered in the original package
I want a sandwich with extra salad.
On most flights good wine is available at an extra. / wine is not free it costs an extra 20 USD.
You have a normal room, upgrading to a bigger room will cost an extra 100usd.

Needs more review

near : physical distance
I live near my father. (we are 2 blocks away)

close : distance / emotions
I am close to my dad. (we often talk.)

exact 确切的
I don’t know the exact time of the train, it should be around 6:30.

around/roughly/about : to give a number which is not exact
a plane ticket to Beijing costs roughly/about/around 1,000.