Demo Class Notes (May – Jesse)
– same level for a long time, 30% using English at work, client, listening problems with groups of foreigners, chatting / small talk problems, vocabulary biggest problems.
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the first station … i just remember a very big university. just walk around the town. this is the first time i went to europe. the european give me the image that it’s very quiet, and green. In Paris I have some disappointed. In toilet, it almost same as in China, it’s dirty. It’s in some stadium. Have a lot of people. I think the people in Paris is not very warmly. and street are also very dirty.
at the first city / place / stop, i just rememberÂ there is a very big /Â large / huge / massiveÂ university. i just walkedÂ / wandered / mosied / strolledÂ around the town and this wasÂ the first time i had been /Â traveled / took a trip / went on holidaysÂ to Europe. the Europeans / European peopleÂ gave me the idea that they are very quiet, andÂ the city is very green. In Paris I hadÂ some disappointmentÂ which was / because in toilets, they were almostÂ as dirtyÂ as they are in China. They wereÂ in some stadium where there were a lot of people. I think the people in Paris wereÂ not very warmÂ and the streets were also very dirty.
a 10 days travel –Â a 10 day trip
not too much people – not too many people
I have a computer. It is black. = I have a computer which is black.
I just had a class. It is something I do every day. = I just had a class which is something I do every day.
past tense / short sentencesÂ
have been / went / had been
have been = experience
went = specific time in the past
had been – past of the past