VIP Class Notes (Tibo) [S+R]

Speaking

there are some problems with his mind

I think it is too crazy no one wants to do that if he is not crazy
I think life needs some fresh things and renewing their vows can remind their romantic experience
It is fine, the couple likes that singer and they find an impersonator, it is ok

I think this country is not common, it is very special. there are many strange things

I think it is too strange, maybe they think it is full of secrets  and it is original
there are many people are believers, especially buddhists in China

Buddhists go on a pilgrimage to Tibet.
The vaccine haven’t been put in the market , it is still in trials, maybe human trial but I believe it will become safe.
I don’t want to have danger


there are some problems with his mind / he is insane

I think it is too crazy no one wants to do that if he is not crazy / no sane person would do this / no sane person would take off clothes in public
I think life needs some fresh things and renewing their vows can remind their romantic experience / renewing their vows can be a way to find some new romantic experiences
It is fine, the couple likes that singer and they find an impersonator, it is ok.

I think this country is not normal, it is very special. there are many strange things  / it is a very unique place / they don’t live like anywhere else in the world

I think it is too strange, maybe they think it is full of secrets  and it is original / maybe people travel there because they are attracted by the mystery  / they are curious
there are many people who are believers, especially buddhists in China  / many people believe in buddhism in China.

Buddhists go on a pilgrimage to Tibet.
The vaccine haven’t been put on the market yet / the vaccine hasn’t been released yet  , it is still in trials, maybe human trials but I believe it is already the good one / I believe they have found the right one.
I don’t want to be in danger / have a risk / be at risk

Vocabulary

curious (adj) 好奇的
I was curious so I bought a book on this topic

curiosity (n)
Kids have a lot of curiosity

placebo (n) 安慰剂
He was given a placebo but he thought he was the real thing and started to scream in pain, it was all in his head.

challenge (n) something that tests your abilities
Changing my job was a big challenge

trial (n) test period
We launched the human trials for the vaccine

vaccine (n) 疫苗
The vaccine for Covid is coming

mosque (n) Church for muslim people
I visited a mosque

atheist (n): someone who doesn’t believe in god/ religion.
I am an atheist

pilgrim (n) : someone who travels for religion
Pilgrims travelled to Tibet

pilgrimage (n) : a trip for religion
He went on a pilgrimage to Tibet

Hajj (n) trip to the Mecca that each Muslim has to do once
The Hajj pilgrimage is very crowded

Saudi Arabia (n) 沙特阿拉伯
I have never travelled to Saudi Arabia

pistol (n): handgun
He bought a pistol

to commemorate (v) : do something to remember or mark something special
they kept silent for a minute to commemorate the work of all the doctors

commemorative (adj)
China issued commemorative 100 notes for the space milestone

to renew (v) : continue
I need to renew my contract next month

vow (n/v) promise
He vowed to love her forever and ever and ever and ever

software (n) : app / program
I need to find a software programmer

casino (n) : place where you gamble money
I lost money in the casino

sane (adj) normal / not crazy
I like talking with sane people

insane (adj) : crazy / not normal
my boss is insane, he wants me to work until 2am everyday without extra pay

impersonator (n) someone who pretends to be someone else / fake of someone famous
The Trump impersonator made a funny show on TV

to impersonate (v) : act like someone else
The actor impersonated a famous scientist in the movie

sleeve (n) : part covering the arms
I wear short sleeved shirts in summer

Compulsory (adj) : which you must follow / a must
Wearing a mask in the subway is compulsory

Pronunciation

vaccine

trial

phase  (fa z)

romantic

buddhist

strange

psyche