CAM6-PT1

 

to be made of : to describe the source of a product : lam tu/ lam bang eg. Cheese is made of milk = Cheese is made from milk eg. New technology allowed the prodution of goods which are made of metal and leather

damp (adj): slightly wet eg. a tiny, unhealthy and damp house

1: birds (such as chickens and ducks) that are raised on farms for their eggs or meat 2: meat from a bird

livestock = farm animals (such as cows, horses, and pigs) that are kept, raised, and used by people crop = a plant or plant product that is grown by farmers

Is there anything I should do?
Would it be possible to (sit in) on a teaching session?
I haven’t been a student (for quite a while)
I don’t know if it (our careers advice service) would be of any interest to you

gym
lacking fresh air
having a lot of open space through which air can move freely
pronunciation of demand
a room where performers, actors, etc., can change their clothes = fitting room
a table often with drawers and a mirror in front of which you sit while dressing, putting on makeup
an area in a theater where tickets are sold for a movie, play

keep-fit studio

stuffy (adj): stuffier – stuffiest = lacking fresh air  / eg. it won’t get so hot and stuffy

airy (adj): airier – airiest = having a lot of open space through which air can move freely  / eg. ▪The room is open, light, and airy. ▪ an airy restaurant

it will meet demand (pronounce)

dressing room : a room where performers, actors, etc., can change their clothes = fitting room

dressing table : a table often with drawers and a mirror in front of which you sit while dressing, putting on makeup

box office: an area in a theater where tickets are sold for a movie, play

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CAM5-PT4

1.to grab
2.massive
3.to cause (something or someone) to go back to an earlier or worse condition
4.to be like (soften the claim of to be like)
5.a … conclusion
6.to say or think that a person or thing is responsible for something bad that has happened

——–

1. to grip = to grab

eg. before they had a chance to get to grip with the effect of that, they were stalled by a strike

2. colossal (adj): massive

eg. colossal investment

3. to set back

eg. what they were set back by / was high interest rate

4. ‘It is kind of like’ is used to soften the claim eg. She is the same (completely) (soften): She is kind of like the same (partly)

  • When you fall in love, it’s kind of like you go crazy
  • Being from Utah is kind of like being from the south
  • The song is kind of like the foundation, but the singer and the production have to bring something more to make it work

5. a foregone conclusion : something in the future that is certain to happen or be true

eg.It was a foregone conclusion that he would take over the business after his father retired

6. to blame: to say or think that a person or thing is responsible for something bad that has happened

  • I think the stock market is to blame
  • Don’t blame me for your problems = Don’t blame your problem on me
  • (n) blame: I took the blame (for the defeat) = the coach said he was responsible for the defeat

101 – 3 April

1. (adj) very exciting and attractive
2. (v) to hurt the feelings
3. (v) to prove that someone is guilty of a crime in a court of law (buoc toi o toa an)
4. (v) vi pham phap luat nhung chua bi buoc toi
5. (n) a customer of a shop, hotel, etc, esp a regular one = loyal customer

6. (n. phrase) a saint regarded as the particular guardian of a country, church, trade, person, etc

7. (n) a person who has been found guilty of a crime and sent to prison : prisoner

8. (n) jail

– (adj) general accepted / widespread / thinh hanh/ pho bien/ lan rong
– (adj) conversational
– (n) sense of taste (khau vi)
– (time phrase) tai thoi diem nay
– (time phrase) co nhung luc
– to be bitter about: ghet ai / cay dang voi ai
– to make so embarrassed or ashamed
– succeeding, being accepted
– to be or remain friendly
– to be good at
– che day
– a graphical presentation of progress in learning
– to stop yourself saying something you might regret
– newcomer
– confused = lost = ban khoan

glamorous (adj) = very exciting and attractive
a glamorous career = a glamorous job
a glamorous girl = an attractive girl


to offend = to hurt the feeling
Her way offended me and make me embarrassed and ashamed.
I was offended by her way


to convict: to prove that someone is guilty of a crime in a court of law (buoc toi o toa an)
Have you ever been convicted of a crime?


to commit a crime: vi pham phap luat nhung chua bi buoc toi (commit a crime)


patron: a customer of a shop, hotel, etc, esp a regular one
cafe patron
coles patron
In summer, cafe patrons often sit outside at tables under umbrellas and enjoy the passing parade of shoppers

patron saint: a saint regarded as the particular guardian of a country, church, trade, person, etc

convict (n)
an escaped convict

convict settlement

prevailing = general accepted / widespread / thinh hanh/ pho bien/ lan rong

prevailing topic
prevailing discussion
prevailing opinion

colloquial = conversational
colloquial language
colloquial words and slang

palate = sense of taste
Local restaurant can be found to suit all palates and pockets

At this stage, all I need to do are to follow the plan. (tai thoi diem nay)
That’s all I need to tell you at this stage

At some stage, I don’t know how to do

to resent: to be bitter about: ghet ai / cay dang voi ai
to show so up: to make so embarrassed or ashamed
If you complete your assignment too soon, and continually show every else up, your co-worker might resent you even more

Proficiency in English does not end with the score in a language test

getting on = succeeding, being accepted
Sharpening one’s English skills on continual basic is an essential part of getting on at work

to get on with = to get along with = to be or remain friendly
The better you know people, the more likely you are to get on well with them

to be competent at = to be good at
One of the most important factors is to be competent at what you are asked to do


to cover it up: che day
learning curve: a graphical presentation of progress in learning
If you make a mistake, don’t try to cover it up, or worse still blame someone else; instead, accept that you are on a learning

curve and mistake will inevitably occur
I’m still half way up the learning curve

to bite your lips = to stop yourself saying something you might regret (bit-bitten)
Lastly, it is a good ideal to learn to sometimes bite your lips.
I bit my tongue

newbie = newcomer

to be puzzled = to be foxed = confused = lost = ban khoan
The problem had us foxed

democratic (adj) =
– relating to the idea that all people should be treated equally (dan chu, cong bang)
– based on a form of government in which the people choose leaders by voting
democratic party

democracy (n)
– an organization or situation in which everyone is treated equally and has equal rights

republican (adj)
– based on a form of government in which the elected representatives (dai bieu quoc hoi) possess the supreme power (cong hoa)
republican party

republic (n)

Celsius: measure of temperature C
a top temperature of 61 degrees Fahrenheit, that is 16 degrees Celsius

Fahrenheit: measure of temperature F

manner (n): behaviour
a person’s manner
an organised and professional manner

short-sighted(adj)
short-sightedness
dioptre: measure of short-sightedness

fanatic(n): extremist
fanatical (adj): cuong nhiet
women can be even more fanatical than man about their favourite team

demanding(adj): requiring much time, attention or effort (doi hoi khat khe)
demanding job, demanding boss, demanding employer, demanding request

CAM5-PT3

Do you have a daytime phone number?
It’s a bit difficult to get hold of me.(to communicate)
He said he planned to call Mom this week, so I thought he’d get hold of her sooner or later.
I’ll get back to you when I can. Is that OK?
What sort of condition would you say it’s in? (I would ask ‘how is your car?’)

Rural setting: vi tri nong thon, vung que and still close to city
I’ll just take a sip of this coffe (hop,ngum)

Social theme

I thought you looked as lost as me.

There must be at least 50 people in the queue — we’ll be here till gone 2 o’clock at this rate.

Well, keep the five and we’ll sort it out later. OK. Back in a minute

I beg your pardon.

I thought you were never going to come back.

Look let’s sit down here. Have you got a minute? That’s interesting. I didn’t know that. D: Nor did I. Didn’t know that either

Cooking and diet theme

Oh, dear

I have to do my own cooking or anything like that

It’s not as boring as you’d think (nó chẳng như mày nghĩ đâu)

It’s not like you’d think (nó không như mày nghĩ đâu)

Anyway I bet there are a few things you didn’t know about bananas (tao cá độ)

bananas were among the first plants ever to be domesticated (du nhập)

the culture I bet was domesticated (domesticated culture: du nhập văn hóa)

ripe (adj) <> green

to ripen: You can ripen the fruit by placing it in a paper bag and storing it at room temperature for a few days

Attempt to help you, the students of this university to stay healthy while coping with study and social life at the same time. = maintain a healthy lifestyle

It’s a great pleasure for me to welcome back Mr. Name: thật là hân hạnh cho tôi khi chào đón vị khách quý.

who is professional dietitian = a health expert

and who has been kind enough to give up her time, dành thời gian quý báu của cô ấy

in what I know is a very hectic schedule, to come along and talk to us today

May I say it’s a pleasure to be back:

Now, stresses at university, being away from home and having to look after yourselves, learning your way around the campus all contribute to making it quite hard sometimes to ensure that your diet is adequate.

So today I’m going to talk about ways of making sure that you eat well while at the same time staying within your budget = sensible eating

To try to avoid as much as possible

To eat in moderation = eat not too much

To eat lots of

Social theme

  1. Hello, can I come in? tôi có thể vào được khổng. very simple for practice
  2. I was wondering if you could give me some information. Tôi có một số thắc mắc không biết bạn có thể giúp
  3. I was told to come over here to get …
  4. I could only find -> past tense
  5. What do you need to know? I might be able to help.
  6. ___ is difficult to enforce -> khó mà bắt buộc (attendance)
  7. ___ is closed monitored -> quản lý or giám sát chặt chẽ
  8. you can’t be in two places at once, can you?
  9. Is there anything else I can help you?
  10. If you have any difficulties or problems, not that I’m anticipating you will but you never know