F2F Class Notes (Raph)[W]

Vocabulary

Nickname (n): 1- an informal name for someone or something, especially a name that you are called by your friends or family, usually based on your real name or your character:
E.g.: We always use the nickname Beth for our daughter Elizabeth.
E.g.: “Darwin” was the nickname he was given at high school, because of his interest in science.

Omelette (n): 1- a dish made by mixing eggs together and frying them, often with small pieces of other food such as cheese or vegetables:
E.g.: I had a mushroom omelette for breakfast today.
E.g.: To make an omelette you must first beat the eggs.
E.g.: I’ll have a omelette with fries on the side, please.

Admire (v): 1- to respect and approve of someone or their behavior.
E.g.: I admired him for his determination.
E.g.: I really admire people who can work in such difficult conditions.

Envy (v/n): 1- to wish that you had something that another person has:
E.g.: I envy her ability to talk to people she’s never met before.
E.g.: I watched with envy as she left for the airport.

Beginning (n): 1-  the first part of something or the start of something:
E.g.: She sat down and read the whole book at once, from beginning to end.
E.g.: I enjoyed my job in the beginning (= when I started it), but I’m bored with it now.

Seven Deadly Sins (n): 1- 七宗罪

Writing exercise

Estimation

In my estimation, we need to spend more time on the develop market. – We shouldn’t give children more pressure and punishment during adolescence.

Adolescence

Don’t give children more pressure and punishment often when they in the adolescence. – We shouldn’t give children more pressure and punishment during adolescence.

Adulthood

From 18 years old, people are in the adulthood and try to face a lot of responsibility. – From 18 years old, adulthood begins and people face a lot of responsibility.

Coincide

We had coincide with our friends during the spring festival. – Our plans coincided with our friends’ during the Spring Festival.

Redefine

Elders always redefine me some different advices or thinkings when I met some confusion – Whenever I’m confused, the advice from the elderly always helps me redefine the way I’m thinking

Puberty

At puberty,children will have a lot of changes on their body. – During puberty, children will have a lot of changes to their body.

Pronunciation

Nickname: /ˈnɪk.neɪm/

Omelette: /ˈɑː.mə.lət/

Admire: /ədˈmaɪr/