VIP Class Notes (Tibo) [S+R]

Speaking

She made a mistake she is too exciting.
he was a little bit rude.

In China if you put your parents in a nursing home they think you are not a good person.
In China the culture is you should take care of your parents . I don’t think but if my parents getting old I have to go to work and if they stay at home alone they will feel lonely.  and the nursing home will have a lot of friends to talk with them. she is in a nursing home for former soldiers  / in a military nursing home.
And the meeting time is limited we cannot give her too much food.


She made a mistake she was too excited.
he was a little bit rude.  / he crossed the line.

In China if you put your parents in a nursing home they think you are not a good person. / putting your parents in a nursing home is frowned upon.
According to the Chinese culture,  you should take care of your parents .
I don’t think a nursing home is a bad thing but if my parents get old and I have to go to work and if they stay at home alone they will  (probably) feel lonely. In a nursing home they will have a lot of friends to talk with them. She is/stays in a nursing home for former soldiers  / in a military nursing home.
And the meeting time is limited , we cannot give her too much food either.

Vocabulary

to cross the line : do something unacceptable
I think pretending your product is better than it is is ok but lying is crossing the line.
My boss asked me to work overtime without extra pay, he is crossing the line I am going to quit.

to frown on / upon 不赞成
My parents frowned upon my choice to quit my job because it was boring,

Vatican : small country in Italy where the pope stays.
I want to visit the Vatican.

annoying 恼人的
My phone is always full, it is very annoying I need to buy a new phone with bigger storage.

afar (adv) : from far away
He looked at the lion from afar.

Pope : head of the church
The Pope has to wear white and live in the Vatican.

revelers : people who have fun / people who participate in a festival
There were many revelers on the street waiting for the firework.

to expect : to predict
She expects to have her baby next month.

infant : very young baby / newborn
The doctors made sure the infant was ok.

mock : not real 仿制得
I took a mock test and I got a good score, I feel ready for the real test.

to take off : to fly
We took off one hour late because of the weather

to get on /  get off : enter / leave-exit
We got on the plane in Shanghai and got off the plane in BJ.
I got off the plane very late because I was sitting at the back.

to slap : to hit with one hand
She slapped him because he was rude.

grip 抓牢
It is hard to carry because I don’t have a good grip.

cardinal : rank of a person under the pope
The cardinals met and chose a new pope

screenshot : capture of a screen
I sent a screenshot of the problem to the IT department.

worshiper
 : someone praying to a god / entity
There were many worshipers waiting for him

to worship 精神活动 / pray
People in India worship many gods.

still (adv)
I am still hungry

still (adj) : not moving
He told us to stand still for the picture

stuff 东西 (oral)
I have a lot of stuff on my old computer
Don’t touch my stuff

Grammar

something is exciting

someone is excited

using no matter: 

no matter how big your phone is you will always make it full.
No matter if it rains or if it is sunny, we will still celebrate the Spring Festival.