VIP Class Notes (Tony) [W]

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Homework

Write a sentence for each word:

1. Look it up in the dictionary first, to see example sentences.

Saying,

Speaking,

Talking

Grammar

have time to (do something)

eg: I didn’t have time to do my homework. At least that’s what I told Tony. Haha.

have time for (something, someone)

eg: I don’t have time for a dog. I can’t take it for a walk every day.

Vocabulary

it is forbidden illegal to walk across the highway / it is forbidden dangerous to cross the highway on foot.


hassle – something that is not convenient or easy to do

eg: If you can’t read Chinese, it can be a hassle.

eg: I like cooking, but doing the dishes is a hassle.

eg: Cleaning up after oil painting is a hassle.

Lisp – a pronunciation when you make S sounds, like TH sounds.

eg: I have a lithp.

eg: Give me a kith.

eg: Lisps often sound very funny.

eg: I can’t pronounce that Valencia lisp.

skydiving – jumping out of a plane with a parachute

eg: Have you tried skydiving?

Try –

No, I haven’t tried it.

Do you wanna try it?
Maybe I wanna try. / Maybe I will try.   / Maybe I try it.

Writing

I have been living in China for almost 3 years. Here, in Shanghai I have met good people of differents countries and nationalities.
Some friends spoken English, so I went to the school to learn English, because I didn’t understand when they spoken. But my wrong was didn’t to practice it because it is easily forgot and the most of the time I gathered with my Spanish friends. Then I started to study Chinese and after that I didn’t pay attention to English because the Chinese class and their homework were too much and I hadn’t time for study English.


I’ve been living in China for almost 3 years. Here, in Shanghai I’ve met good people of different countries and nationalities.
Some friends speak English, so I went to the best school to learn English, because I didn’t understand what they were saying, when they were speaking English. But my problem was I didn’t practice it because it is easily forgotten. And most of the time I hang out with my Spanish friends. Then I started to study Chinese and after that I didn’t pay attention to English because the Chinese classes and their homework were too much and I didn’t have time to study English.

Pronunciation

most of the time – Mos Tuh The time

British(English) Vs. English (American)

Do you have a pen? (Usually American)

Have you got a pen? (Usually British)