VIP Class Notes (Tibo) [S]

Homework


Practice talking about things in general
Write about behaviors that you don’t understand from millennials.

Speaking

The last two weeks four classes I did on with Nemo.
The last time we talked about the culture, the similarities and differences with his countries and China.
He talked about the most difference things with his personality in China.

The most different is when we are in the subway.
The bad is they push someone its like they are blind.  And they are smoking while they are walking on the road.
I don’t like it. I think it is unhealthy. In China if you ladies smoke they think they are do some …bad girl
I think it is slowly changing because most young girl they are smoke/
I don’t think it is a good thing for smoking and the cigarette.
My father smokes but I don’t like that. So he always go to the yang tai or goes to the kitchen and opens the ventilation.
He thinks it is too difficult to stop that / to stop smoking / to quit smoking.

I want to give him/her the best Thing while he is growing up.


I did four classes with Nemo in the last two weeks..
The last time we met/ last time we talked about culture, the similarities and differences between his country and China.
He talked about what he felt was the most different things in China.
He talked about what was the most different things he experienced personally in China.

The biggest difference is when we are in the subway.
One bad behavior is when you push someone blindly /  like you are blind.  And you are smoking while you are walking on the road.
I don’t like it. I think it is unhealthy. In China if a lady smokes people think she is a bad girl. / If you are a lady and you smoke, people will think you are a bad girl. / In China people have a bad opinion of ladies who smoke, they think they are bad girls. / People think poorly of ladies who smoke.

I think it is slowly changing because most young girls are smoking
I don’t think smoking is a good thing for  and the cigarette is bad for your health.
My father smokes but I don’t like it. So he always goes to the balcony or goes to the kitchen and opens the ventilation.
He thinks it is too difficult to stop that.

I want to give him/her the best while he is growing up. / I want to give my kid the best life possible. / I want to provide my kid with the best environment possible.

Vocabulary

millennial : name of the generation born in the 90s
Millennials are starting to go to work.

behavior : what people do / how they act 行为
Speaking loudly is ok in some countries but it is considered bad behavior in other countries.

generation: people of the same age
People of my generation do not usually want to have a second child.

stigma / social stigma : when people think one behavior is bad
There is no social stigma about smoking in America.
There is a social stigma about girls who smoke in China.

Thumb : big finger
I used my thumb to open the app on my phone.

Palm : the inner surface of the hand 手掌
When my cat was little I could hold it in the palm of my hand.

to give birth: to let a baby be born
She gave birth to a boy on Wednesday.

To abort : to stop a pregnancy
Abortion is illegal in some countries.

Touchy : who likes to touch
They were very touchy on the subway so I guessed they were a couple.

To stigmatize
Girls who smoke are stigmatized in China.

habit : something one usually does
Smocking is a bad habit.

balcony : 阳台
My house has a balcony. We hang the clothes to dry under the sunshine.
We hang the clothes to dry on the balcony.

suburb : far from the city center
I decided to move to the suburb because is it cheaper than in the city center.

district
I live in Hongkou district.

ventilation : the system to move air
We had to change the ventilation in the kitchen because it didn’t work properly.

to divide : to separate
He divided the amount in 4 equal shares.

a divide : a gap
There is a social divide between men and women in China

Grammar

Talking about things in general:
Use you:
Smocking is bad for your health.

use one:
Smocking is bad for one’s health.