2017-03-22 WEDNESDAY 6PM VINCENT 006 AC JOB INTERVIEWS

2017-03-22 WEDNESDAY 6PM VINCENT 06 ENGLISH CLASS TEACHER JOEYARNOLDVN

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Review

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Mundane: normal

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I had a normal day.

I had a mundane day.

Mundane is all about doing normal routines again and again.

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Routine: activity; trip from place to place

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Prefer: like

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My legs want to run around or walk around or get around or move around.

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Haircut

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Interview

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Good first impression

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Submit

Submission

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You need fluent English skills.

Your English skills need to be fluent.

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ANZ

Z. In Vietnamese, Zeh.

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Letter Z

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Z = ZEA in ENglish

Z = Zeehhh in Vietnamese

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She lives in Vietnam.

She is Vietnamese.

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Vietnamese living abroad.

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My main customers would be, for ANZ, Vietnamese living abroad.

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International Vietnamese.

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Foreign Vietnamese.

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Oversea Vietnamese

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Vietnamese living overseas or abroad or in other countries.

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You can take your time to introduce new things into conversations, like foreign Vietnamese.

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On the spot = in the situation = at the time

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On the spot = random + without preparation

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Scary things make us afraid and fearful

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Our emotions can help us prepare for new situations

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Emotions should be used to our advantage and not avoided.

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Use emotions:

First, because emotions can help.

Second, because they’re always there and if you don’t, then they will hurt us instead of help us.

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Hurt = damage = hit = punch = kick = abuse = harass = effect

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Sickness hurts us.

Hurt creates pain.

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Headaches hurt our head.

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Viet Kieu = oversea Vietnamese nationals

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I had an urgent call.

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An article said international Vietnamese were required to get or maintain their citizenship before July 1st 2014.

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Should you talk about that law in your interview?

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They focus on the money.

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ANZ tries to collect American dollars, that is USD.

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Maybe my English skills is not good enough to talk about it. I don’t have enough English vocabulary to talk about those laws or law in general.

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Is ANZ more focused on foreign Vietnamese than other foreigners?

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What kind of customers do they try to get and keep?

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Why are they trying to get more dollars instead of other currencies and bills?

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Some laws may not require banks to pay interest on deposit fees for dollars and American currencies.

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What about Euro?

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They try to collect foreign currencies, including dollars (USD), and not Vietnamese money, dong, VND.

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Vietnamese currency has high inflation.

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It is inflating.

It has inflation.

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1 USD was about 10,000 VND in 2004 or so.

1 USD is now about 22,000 in 2017.

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Stock markets in America in 2017 went up by over 3 trillion dollars.

Twenty seventeen.

Two thousand and seventeen.

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Reviews

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Lesson reviews

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Do you like to review previous lessons?

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Do you want to review during the class?

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Empathy

Sympathy

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Empathy: I did it

Sympathy: I did not do it

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Do you like to review also during the class?

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Like, right now?

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Do you have a date for an interview yet?

No, but I’m preparing if they call me back for an interview.

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I cannot explain some things clearly or well enough or good enough or clear enough.

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Emotions

Shyness

Fear

Scared

Afraid

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Take advantage of your emotions.

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I feel bored with my manager, with customer policies, and with management.

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Customer service seems to be too counterproductive (opposite of productive): counter means go backwards

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Counterproductive means it is getting worse instead of better.

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I hope I can get this soon in a short time like by April 2017, in the next month.

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I don’t want to meet my manager or boss sometimes.

I dread (hate) meeting my boss.

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What can you do if you are shy or scared?

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My finance company’s brand name recognition is not so good or is not very popular or too new, as it is only two years old.

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McDonald’s has a lot of brand recognition.

Deposit

Field

Reputation

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It is necessary.

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Bank = Ban + KKKK

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Bankrupt

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Poor

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Thesaurus.com

Thesaurus = synonym dictionary book

Synonyms = similar words (vocabulary)

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Negotiate: deal; barter; compromise

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Make a deal

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Foundation

Fundamentals

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Bull doze: destroy

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It is hard to remember words I do not use everyday at work or at home or anywhere.

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Standard Charter Bank

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I worked there from 2013 to 2016.

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Reputation

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Conflict

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I was not able to continue working there. I had to quit or stop, or they fired me or laid me off or something.

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I worked there 4 years and then moved on.

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Early

Established

Company

Establishing

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Who own that bank?

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Where are these partners from?

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Who do those partners work for?

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Partners may work for other banks or companies or corporations or institutions.

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Stocks

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15% of Standard Chartered Bank is owned by Telemasek Holdings Pte Ltd.

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Shareholders

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Middle earth

Middle East

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Cash flow

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Gold

Oil

Diamond

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People who control the flow of money have more control over the world.

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Security is high.

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I hope I can go to your country.

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I hope I can get a visa to go to your country.

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I hope I can go into your embassy to get a visa to go to your country.

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I need a visa in order to go to your country.

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If I wanted to go, I would find a company to help me go there.

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Slave

Servant

Stuck in jail

Trapped in prison

Servants, slaves. Staff.

Employees.

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A slave is a staff with a low salary or wages.

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Slaves and servants are employees or staff that are not paid enough money or compensation (money, etc).

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Vietnamese government treats Vietnamese like they are slaves, like staff but not paid enough money or other things.

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If you are not allowed to immigrate, then you are a slave, like trapped, because you do not have the freedom to leave. This is true in North Korea.

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You can watch stories of people who escaped North Korea.

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Can North Koreans immigrate? No.

Can Vietnamese immigrate?

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Sponsor

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L.E.P. = Limited English Proficient

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LEP means you know some English. Like, a little fluent in English.

Maybe an English Beginner or Starter.

Or maybe Intermediate.

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Oregon is a state above California.

Strange

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Little Saigon

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We have snow in the winter and heat in the summer.

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What is the temperature in the winter in Oregon?

Colder than it is in the summer, generally, like cold enough for ice and snow.

The water may freeze.

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It gets below zero sometimes in cold places.

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It goes under zero or gets below zero sometimes in cold places.

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F

C

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C = Celsius

F = Fahrenheit

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It freezes under about 40 F or like 20 C

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Freeze at 32 F or 0 C

Or 273.15 Kelvin

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Tropical

Summer

Take off your shirt

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You sweat lesss in colder weather.

Sweat is water from your skin and body.

Sweat balances body temperature.

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Strength

Weaknesses

Introduction

Can you tell me about yourself?

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It connects you to them.

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Your back story or your biography connects you to them better.

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Why should we hire you?

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If they ask you why they should hire you, then you can ask them why you should work for them.

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Evaluate

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Does that company meet your expectations for what you want?

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Worth

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Worth = value

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Is it worth it?

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Do they qualify?

Are they worthy to work with you?

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Is it worth it long-term?

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Long term = long time = many years

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Salary expectations

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Why did you leave your last job?

It was boring and the customer policies were too bad and I have more potential that I want to meet and you need me.

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Compatible

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What they need is compatible with what I have.

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I have what you need.

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Only smart people will know you are smart even if you do not talk smart.

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You can talk simple and you can hide your wisdom (smartness) and that can be ok sometimes.

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They like people with passion and dedication and determination and consistency.

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Passion = love and drive and working hard and fire and soul

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Dedication = commit day by day to complete it

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Dedication = commitment + faithfulness

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Faithfulness = work hard day by day and again and again, consistently, diligently, with dedication, commitment

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I don’t want to faithful.

I just want to be smart.

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Some of it.

Continue this next time.

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2017-03-22 WEDNESDAY 6PM VINCENT 06 ENGLISH CLASS TEACHER JOEYARNOLDVN


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muslims and old people

2017-03-17 FRIDAY 6 PM ENGLISH CLASS VINCENT

JOEYARNOLDVN

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G.O.D.

Gold, Oil, Diamonds.

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Full. Complete

Project

Process

Deposit

Consult

Consultation

Consultant

Real Estate

Counsel

Fluently

Affluent

Time consuming

Takes a lot of time

Tough to schedule

Appointments

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Make friends with them

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I make small talk with them and then sell products to them at the very end for a few minutes or so.

I try to befriend them.

I try to make friends with them.

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Effective

If it works

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CEO

Manager

Director

Beer club

Bar

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Office work

Introvert

Shy

Extrovert

Outgoing

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Sellers

Develop social skills

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Sincere

Real

Genuine

Sincerely

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My throat is dry

I need to drink water or something.

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Richer

Motivation

In my society in Vietnam

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Enjoy

Oriental

Orientate

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If my parents did not have a phone, I cannot have a phone.

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If my parents did not enjoy work, I cannot enjoy work.

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Do what you love and

Love what you do.

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Practical

Amount of money

Reliable

Artist

Singer

Painter

Actor

Successful

Consistent income

Steady income

Steady = reliable, consistent

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Predictable

Faithful

Surprises

Random

Bar

It is harder to be a singer than to be a slave.

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Slave = servant

Servant = slave

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Servant = worker or staff or employee whom work very hard but get little money and has little freedoms and choices

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Smart people may only work a few hours a day while other people may work much more.

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Some smart people may also work all of the time as well if they really love what they do..

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I’m always working

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Purpose

Important

Fundamental

Foundation

Root of the tree

Rock to your house

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You can work all the time if your work is your family.

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The best way to love what you do is to make waht you do your family.

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G.O.D.

Gold, Oil, Diamonds.

Valuable, more than money.

Coal

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Natural resources

Farms. Land

Mineral

Trade

Precious

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Gold. Silver. Bronze

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10K VND = 1 USD

22K

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Inflation

Deflation

Debt

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Venezuela

Country in South America

Lots of inflation

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Monopoly = no competition

Mono = one

One company

Market

King = Ruler

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Farms. Plant gardens

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Independence is good.

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Independence means you take care of yourself

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Not dependence where you depend or rely on others.

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Middle East

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The ban is not being followed.

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Obama made laws and did some things back in 2011 and 2014 and 2015.

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He put some countries on some lists where they have to be careful with them.

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Sometimes, America will ban (stop) some immigrates or foreigners from coming.

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Other countries do this too.

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Japan does not allow any Muslims in.

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Vietnam

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Islam is a religion. Many people in the Middle East have this religion. Islam people are called Muslims.

Muslims = Islam People.

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Vietnam has immigration procedures.

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America has many Muslims.

Europe has even more.

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Sister, not daughter.

Brother in law = sister’s husband.

Texas

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Houston

Austin

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2001, September 11.

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Malaysia

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Citizen

National person of the country.

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Green card

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She became American and then he married her in America.

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Health care has been very bad in the last decade, especially after 2009 because of Obama.

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My brother lives in Texas and he married a woman from a country like in south America and she is older than him by about ten years. My brother is 35, that is 3 years older than me.

She is probably 45 and she has grandchildren.

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She was divorced and then she married my brother.

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They become mothers at a young age.

Legal

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Mad. Crazy

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Mad. Angry

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America yesterday is not America today.

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You will be surprised to se and to know what is happening in America.

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Good things are happening, including immigration things.

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They submitted documetns before.

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America is changing more now than ever before.

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Barber

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Stylist

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Aunt

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Your cousin is the daughter of your aunt or your mom’s sister’s.

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Now, your sister is trying to go there too.

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Just kidding.

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My cousin wants her there.

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I hope that problem decreases in the next ten years.

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American laws have changed in bad ways after the 1990’s like more so than before.

Regulation

Law

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I hope that can change in the future.

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I’m divided between two lives and homes, my work life and home life; my work life in the city and my home life back in the hometown of Dong Nai.

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96

Grandpa

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2018

Him

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Rental house

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96

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Grandma

Grandfather

He cannot

She cannot

Grandmother

Mother of my father

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Bones

Calcium

Vitamin D

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She needs more fish and more sunlight like a plant.

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Omega from fish.

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Vitamin

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She is not an easy person to get along with.

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She is cranky (angry), mean (not nice), stubborn (not listen).

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13 dogs.

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They love me too much.

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They baby me or take care of me too much.

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They spoil me or treat me and care for me too much.

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When you were a kid, they spoon feed you too long, maybe until you are ten years old.

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Person: mot nguoi

People: moi nguoi

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I think old people should be more independent.

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But old people normally want to be dependent on their children and they expect that.

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That is a bad habit and attitude.

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I think children can help old people if they want but should not be required to help.

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That habit becomes very normal.

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Sick

Big sickness

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Watch

Clock

Wrist watch

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2017-03-17 FRIDAY 6 PM ENGLISH CLASS VINCENT

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coffee grounds and ground coffee

2017-03-16 THURSDAY 8 AM ENGLISH CLASS PURIO:
JOEYARNOLDVN
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GROUNDS (NOUN or N.)
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We talked about coffee grounds.
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Whole bean coffee is the opposite of ground coffee or coffee grounds.
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COFFEE GROUNDS
GROUND COFFEE
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GROUND (VERB or V.) COFFEE.
GRIND (V.) COFFEE.
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FOREST (N.)
JUNGLE, N.
WOODS, N.
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LAOS FOREST
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LAOS, COUNTRY
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COOK, V. and N.
GRILL, V. and N.
ROAST, V.
HEAT, V. and N.
GRILL, V. and N.
STEAM, V.
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I LIKE LAOS COFFEE MORE THAN VIETNAMESE COFFEE.
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THEY MIXED COFFEE WITH CORN AND SOIL TO SAVE MONEY BY CUTTING COSTS.
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We talked about the differences between coffee made in Vietnam, Laos, south American countries, and around the world.
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Some coffee is more bitter (n.).
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STREET COFFEE, N.
PARK COFFEE, N.
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I know you said the word “PARK” but did not know why or for what reason.
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Later, I realized that park coffee means street coffee.
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I see the park coffee. When you first talked about it, I was trying to find the meaning to it but got lost.
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Park may have different meanings and may sound like bark a little. Cars park. Dogs bark. Kids play in parks. They sell street coffee in parks.
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BUTTER, n.
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They add butter to coffee.
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Cave, n.
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Fair
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Economics
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Rob
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Provision
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Hope
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Love
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Live, v.
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I want to live in a forest.
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Live, n.
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I want to be LIVE on TV.
I want to have a live stream on YouTube.
I want to do a live stream on YouTube.
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Life, n.
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I want life to be meaningful.
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Factory, n.
Warehouse, n.
Building, n.
House, n.
Home, n.
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Discrimination, n.
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Infiltration, n.
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Revolution, n.
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Evolution, n.
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Resolution, n.
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Devolution, n.
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Sort, v.
Filter, v.
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Sort out the beans.
Sort out the coffee.
Sort out the coffee beans.
Filter out the coffee.
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Mistake, n.
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Adjective: adj.
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You bought coffee from a company whom made (v.) a mistake (n.) with the coffee in regards to the quality (adj.) of the coffee.
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Maybe, the wife made the mistake.
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Honor, n.
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It can be an honor to serve the king or to serve others.
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Honor, v.
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Honor your parents by taking care of your parents.
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Today, we mostly talked about coffee.
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There were new orders (n.) from malls (n.) and stores (n.).
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Economy
Economics
Economical
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Purio is a brand.
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Ingol is the company.
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I thought Purio was the name of your company.
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Audit
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Your company may be like the middle man sometimes.
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Package
Packaging
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Vietnamese coffee tends to be made with more robusta coffee instead of Arabic or arabica.
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Robust coffee can be more dark, more cooked, more roasted, more burnt, like charcoal, and more black.
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You can tell the difference between coffees better when tasting just the coffee themselves apart from added sugars, milks, and other things.
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Powder
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We talked about the process of making coffee grounds.
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GROUND (adj.) COFFEE (n.)
COFFEE (adj.) GROUNDS (n.)
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Ground (adj) coffee (n.) is made with coffee (adj.) grounds (n.).
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I got confused when we talked about the coffee.
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Sponge
Absorb
Corn
Soil
Dirt
Mud
Ground
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Concentrate
Concentration
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Distinguish
Determine
See
Detect
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It is harder to distinguish the difference between the ground-up coffee beans (powder) and the soil when both the soil and the coffee is grounded up into powder and mixed together.
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Ground (v.) up the coffee.
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Ground the coffee.
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Ground (v.) ground coffee.
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Ground (v.) coffee (adj) grounds (n.).
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I can’t remember what to call the activities or things your companies do. I think I forget but I think I do understand it.
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Your company redistributes products from other companies like middle men.
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Maybe that is called retail.
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Maybe it is like a vendor.
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2017-03-16 THURSDAY 8 AM ENGLISH CLASS PURIO:
JOEYARNOLDVN
 
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OBAMA GIRL GUN CAMBODIA FAMILY KILL FUN

2017-03-15 WEDNESDAY 6 PM ENGLISH CLASS

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Weird
Crazy
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If you’re free, you can.
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If you want, you can.
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Bun Bo Hue =
Hue Beef Noodles
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Where do you see your kings? In films.
When were they?
Centuries ago.
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They ended over a half-century ago.
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Is she still alive?
No, she died in a car collision in 2001 in LA, CA, USA.
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Home Alone I
Home Alone II
About 4 of these films.
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You’re hired.
You’re fired.
Fire = terminates.
The Apprentice
Game show. Contest
Object. Purpose.
Be the best apprentice or staff.
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Pass tests. Contests.
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Assignment. Task.
Job. Work.
Trump would pick the winners and losers.
Pick = choose, decide, declare, say, announce, select
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Customers are required to declare accurate information on forms and applications completely.
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Reputation
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New York City is the most popular place in the world.
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It’s a city that never sleeps.
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I was in NYC in 2004.
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Quality
Service
7k USD for USA tour.
Travel agency
Viet Travel
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I want to go there in the next 5 to 10 years.
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Assets
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Inheritance
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Culture
Cultural
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Right and the left
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Most Vietnamese are left.
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Left means like the democrats.
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That is why Vietnamese love Obama.
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Obama is blue and left.
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Obama Care
Insurance
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Penalties for not having the insurance.
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In 2016, millions of Americans were paying hundreds of dollars on penalties and did not have health care.
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No competition
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Communism. Socialism
Like your country
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Obama was turning America into Vietnam.
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Thousands of health care providers or companies have been going bankrupt in America in the last like ten years or so.
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Watching
Looking
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Obama passed bills on Friday nights.
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On holidays like Christmas too.
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2004: 4 trillion
2008: 8 trillion dollar debt.
2016: 19 trillion dollar debt.
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Obama gave Iran about 500 billion dollars or more.
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Mo Mo
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Invest
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Contract
Conditions
Requirements
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Launch money
Launder
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Black market
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Depend
Dependent
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Independent
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Agreement
Contract
Documents
Conditions
Details
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People give up freedoms for safety and securities and money
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They give up their rights, choices, freedoms
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Celebrities endorsed Obama and then praised Hillary Clinton too.
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Recommend: endorsed.
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Obama has a new house near the White House.
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Short
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Comedian
Funny. Jokes
Comedians joke and are funny.
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Blogger
Educator
Entertainer
Comedian
Artist
Musician
Film-maker
Story Teller
Teacher
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So far
Sofa
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Losing laptops here is common.
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It’s normal to lose laptops in Vietnam.
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Bag
Backpack
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Pocket
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Backpacks go on backs.
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Process
Procedure
Steps
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First, get a passport.
Second, get a visa if you need to.
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Third, you go to the country.
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Fourth, you find residence.
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Visas are “NOT” extended outside of the country (VIETNAM).
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Vietnamese and most foreigners think you are required to exit Vietnam to extend their visas. But that is not true.
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Travel agencies tell me to exit to make more money from the foreigners. They sell trips to them.
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When you exit and return, you can make a new visa instead of extending the old visa.
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Making new visas can be more expensive and time consuming.
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I made a visa and then extended it every 3 months. Then, went to Cambodia and made a new visa for Vietnam and came back and extended that every 3 months. Then, I went to Cambodia for a second time and did it again.
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Temporary resident card.
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Register your stay where you stay.
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Landlords or homeowners help sometimes.
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Hotels should always help you with that.
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You give the hotel your passport and visa and they register for you.
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Reason
Purpose
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They can shoot me.
They can kill me.
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2017-03-15 WEDNESDAY 6 PM ENGLISH CLASS
JOEYARNOLDVN

2017-03-13 MONDAY CLASS

2017-03-13 MONDAY 6 PM ENGLISH CLASS AC

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TOPIC (NOUN/N.)

EMOTIONS

FEELINGS

NOUN = N.

VERB = V.

SUBJECT = S.

ADVERB = ADV.

ADJECTIVE = ADJ.

PRONOUN

WORDS

VOCABULARY

SYNONYMS

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I can suggest a topic.

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We can focus on my suggestions & topics during class and for class.

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You can also choose other topics, suggestions, ideas, and other things, for class, as well.

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My suggestion for today is emotions, feelings, moods.

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Nephew = sibling’s son

Siblings = brothers, sisters

Garden

Grow

Orchid

It has a one month lifespan.

Lifespan = length of life.

Tank of fish.

A ton of fish.

Work is stressful.

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I feel comfortable when I take care of the fish and stress goes down to zero.

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Nature is natural.

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They asked me if I had a GF.

People go to the park to practice English.

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No because that would be stressful.

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We might not be able to communicate with each other fluently and understand each other well enough.

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Not common.

Common = normal, average, popular.

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Fundamentals (N.) = basics, root, core, foundation, structure.

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I structure (V.)the structure (N.).

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Skeleton = bones or structure of a body, an animal, a person.

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Bones are hard and not soft.

Bone = xuong

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Bone = human structure.

Pillars = building structure.

Pillars. Poles. Frames.

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Tower. Skyscraper.

Bit-Texco.

Big building.

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Plan

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Paint

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Blueprint = map of the building

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Architecture (building)

Architect (person)

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Count supplies

Evaluation

Evaluate

Components

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Toner. Iron. Cement

Paint

Supplies

Suppliers supply supplies

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Negotiate with them.

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Sign contracts with construction companies

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Complementation

Complete

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It means they will complete it or build it or finish it.

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Supervising company.

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Certificate

Building license

Building permit

Hire

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Site. Location

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Be able to. Ability

Permission from the city.

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Prepare the site.

Clear the site.

Bull doze = tear down.

Destroy. Demolish. Take down. Take apart. Get rid of everything in your way.

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Clear or clean place to start building on.

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Dig

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Dig a hole.

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Build the foundation.

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Steele

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Foundation is the root of the structure.

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Trees have roots.

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The tree is stronger when the roots dig deeper.

Buildings are stronger when the roots are deeper.

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When you learn, you are stronger when your roots are deeper.

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English words have roots.

Languages have roots in their words.

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Prefixes are the first part of some words.

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Understanding parts of words can help you understand more of the new words.

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Tele = far

Vision = see

Television – far-see

TV

Vis = root

Suffix = end of the word

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Telescope = far-see

It helps you see stars

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Microscope = small-see

See small things

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Scope. Vision

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Emotions

Feelings

Moods

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Hurt

Seething

Furious. Angry. Mad

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Thesaurus.com

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Seethe = begin to get angry and furious and mad

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Seethe = boil; get hotter emotionally

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Seethe = secret anger

Seethe = transition into anger

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Seethe and seething

Seething, not seetheng

I am seething (V.).

I have seethe (N.).

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Suspicious

Great

Bewildered

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Surprised. awed.

Shocked.

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Shocked = surprised + scared

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Horrified

Scared

Fearful

Afraid

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Disappointed

Stressed out

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I am Nonplussed

I am astonished

Surprised & angry

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Envious = want, jealous, covet

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Anxious = cannot wait

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Enviousness can motivate us to work harder to become like them and to get what they got

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Frustrated

Disappointed (sad)

Angry (mad)

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Cheated

They submitted a document with inaccurate information

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Fraud

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Maybe. Probably

Committed fraud

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Responsibility

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Irritated

Bothered

I wa irritated more often when I was younger when I wanted things to be perfect. I wanted perfection. I wanted to perfect perfection.

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I want to perfect perfect perfection.

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I rake with a rake.

I shovel with shovel.

I shovel or dig.

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Surprised

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Ashamed = shy + guilty

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Guilty = feel bad, wrong: like you did a bad thing; you feel sorry for a mistake or a problem you caused; your fault: you feel responsible

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Guilty = not innocent

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Guilty = dirty. Wrong. Bad

Innocent = clean. Right. Good

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Amused

Entertained

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Going traveling

When I travel.

When I go travel.

When I am gardening

When I am watering my orchid flowers

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Squirrels = rat in a tree

Rat = mouse, mice, rodents, hamsters, guinea pigs,

Rat = wild mouse/mice

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Squirrel = mouse + big tail

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Fed them bananas and apples

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I gave them freedom

I let them be free

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Raccoon = cat mouse

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Dog

Wolf = big dog

Moon

Tet = moon new year

Lunar New Year

Lunar = moon

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Moon calender

Sun calender

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Schedule

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Cycles

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Moon is full

Half moon

Quarter moon

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Tet is based according to the moon calender

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August

Moon cake

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The August holday is not the biggest Tet holiday

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Cat

Lion = big cat

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Animals have different families

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Cats and lions are both in the cat family

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People are in the people family

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Compatible

Suitable

Work together

DNA

Genetics

Genes

Reproduce = have babies

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12 animals

12 year cycles

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I was born in the year of the buffalo

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Cat

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Rabbit. Bunny. Hare

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Pony = small horse

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Gerbil = mouse animal

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Thailand

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Whale = fish elephant

Ca Voi

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Breed = bring parents together to reproduce

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Fish pig

Dolphin

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Fish fat

Shark

Sharks are fat fish.

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I write from a literal translation.

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Literal = direct, exact

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Word by word translation

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You can translate the idea or each word.

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Ca Map

Fish fat

Shark

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Tuna

Ca ngu

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Salmon

Ca hoi

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Make a salmon farm or zoo or place

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Create the right environment

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Subway

Underground train

Japan. Korea

Airport

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Cave = mountain hole

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Call girl is called a cave in Vietnamese.

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Call girl. Prostitute. Hoe. Whore. Taxi girl. Bike girl

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Cave = vagina

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Cave means a hole.

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Illustration

Nickname

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Girls have holes too

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Slang

The way people talk on the streets

Normal way of talking

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Not how smart people talk

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Informal:

Street English

Formal:

Book English

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Cave

Informal

When talking about a girl

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Cave

Formal

Mountain hole

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They grow food on mountainsides

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Mango

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Companies should sell them to make money and to give people work doing something good

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Some people make money selling lottery tickets or lucky money

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Why can’t companies do that?

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Why can’t people own those companies?

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Non-profit

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Non-profit companies

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It does not allow it.

It does not permit it.

It contributes to the infrastructure

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Revenue

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Vietnamese government is for profit but they say they are non-profit.

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Expose = show

Evidence

Hackers

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Wikileaks.org

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Expose

CIA

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Purpose of CIA.

Job and work of CIA.

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Gather information.

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Police

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Where you live.

Register

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Ward Committee

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Over time, governments change

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Freedom of speech

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Historically, governments grow in bad ways over time, normally.

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You lose freedom as government grows.

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Right:

Republican party

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Left:

Democratic party

Democrats

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Tea Party

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Vietnam has a Republic party that is not recognized.

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The one part does not listen to the other party, normally, in Vietnam, and in America.

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WALLS ARE GOOD

2017-03-10 FRIDAY 6 PM ENGLISH CLASS:
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First new day with this new class.
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First time in this new class, in this new group.
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This group has 2 students, Vincent & Vicki.
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They paid for the first two weeks Friday, 2M VND.
M means million.

VND means Vietnamese dong or money or currency.


They’ll pay more for the 2nd half of the month.
After that, they should p

ay monthly.
They should pay at the beginning of each month, 4M VND.
There should be no refunds.
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Schedule:
6 – 8 PM, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays.
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Lesson:
Curriculum:
Finance
Banking
Business
Speaking
Communication
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Focus on topics related to work
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Class goals:
Improve listening skills
Improve speaking skills
Improve conversation skills
Improve communication skills
Improve pronunciation skills
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Topics per class:
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Students can pick topics for each class.
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Teacher can suggest topics and lessons and plans.
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Teacher can have videos, documents, articles, photos, flash cards, games, songs, movies, shows, things on the computer, idioms, phrases, ideas, suggestions, questions, and more.

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Today, on this first day, we talked about ourselves. Introductions. We talk about politics, immigration, safety, security, history.
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I like it when government becomes smaller.
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I like safe borders, securities, walls, immigrations.
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I like money.
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I like lowered taxes.
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I like lowered regulations.
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I like lowered regulations.
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I love my country first.
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I want each country to focus on their country first before thinking about the whole world.
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I like good foreigners to come to my country.
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I want foreigners to love my country.
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I am from the United States.
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My country has 3 branches of the government which is to help balance the power and control government has over the citizens and others of the country.
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We talked about politics.
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We talked about history.
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We talked about job interviews.
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2017-03-10 FRIDAY 6 PM AC ENGLISH CLASS

Welcome

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Tien

Vincent

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Relations manager

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Banks make money when they loan money out to people and companies

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Attitude

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My sister

Recently

India

CEO

Tet

Interact

Fail

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How fast can you improve your English?

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Goal

Target

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Subject

Lesson

Topic

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Decide

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Teachers decide everything, normally.

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Hien

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Robber = thief

Rubber

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Police will take money from landlords (house owners) who break the rules or laws.

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People need to register their stay with police.

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Meet regulations.

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License to be a hotel.

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Major: main, big

Majority: popular

Minority

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Crowd of a thousand Vietnamese

I’m the only white person

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America attracts the best and the worse kinds of people.

Attract: persuade

Attraction: beauty: desire: pull; magnet; gravity; force

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Earth. Planet. World. Globe.

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Progress:

Step in the right direction.

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World

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Immigration

Border

Unemployment

Job creation

Over 500,000 jobs: 2017

Exxon

Apple

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Tax

Regulations: law

Hire: get staff: give them jobs/work

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New York is 12 hours behind us

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King Henry

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President George Washington

1789

1st President of USA

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3 branches

Courts: judges: case: lawyer

Congress make laws

President

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Balance

Constitution

Bill of Rights

Freedom of speech, religion, press, protection

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Ability; capability; can do it; able to it

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State laws

Federal law: country law

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Pirates. Mafia

Drug lords

Private = personal

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Pharmacists sell medicine.

Medicine can be drugs.

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You need medicine.

You want drugs.

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Medicine is drugs when you do not need them.

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Pain relievers will remove pain from your body.

Alcohol. Heroine. Cocaine.

Addiction. Addicted

Dependent

Politics is political

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Other half will be paid on the 25th of March 2017

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Twenty-fifth

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We want to focus on:

Economics

Banking

Finance

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Need to communicate better with foreign employers

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2017-03-10 FRIDAY 6 PM AC ENGLISH CLASS

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FULL HALF BRAINS

Trump became president. Ben Carson also ran but lost. Now as the head of HUD, Carson helps in Urban Development in the USA in 2017. In this video below, Carson told the story of a girl he had to try to save. He took out half of her brain but she was lost in like a coma for weeks. Mr. Rogers came to see her but she remained asleep until she finally awoke. Her left side of her brain was removed. This is the side that does math, logic, & things like that. But after a lot of focus, she became one of the top students in her math classes. Imagine what you could do if you had a whole brain. She only had half of a brain.
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Carson said he loves doctors when he was a kid. He was curious like me. I can identify with him. I’ve dedicated my life to helping people like Doctor Carson as well. Story-telling inspires us. It is very powerful. Please share videos like this. Please continue teaching and sharing and saving and helping online and especially offline. Make time for people. Try new things sometimes. Make videos, blogs, articles, photos, polls, games, and more. Share something good to one other person each day in the morning. Make a one thing per day challenge or pledge to yourself. You don’t have to do a thousand great things for the world. You might be too busy to do everything. But please don’t do nothing. Do something at least. You can do something. Make it a priority and focus on something great at the start of each day. Hey, you can do that, right? At least you got a full brain, right? If you got a full brain, then go use it and smile and educate and pay it forward and love your enemies and be diligent and joyful and daring and creative and full of principles and perspectives and keep going each day faithfully and on fire with a full brain.
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Are You Half or Full Brainful?
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