Oops and More Vocabulary for 0928 2005

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Wayne
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Oops and More Vocabulary for 0928 2005

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【Oops】
I hope this topic isn't too mundane.
I hope this topic isn't too ordinary.

This is a topic in which every one of us can seriously related to.
This is a topic in which every one of us can be seriously related to.

Please suggests a way to solve this problem...
Please suggest a way to solve this problem...

When will you ever satisfy with your English?
When will you ever be satisfied with your English?

A portable projector combined with a laptop will no doubt enriches YEC experience.
A portable projector combined with a laptop will no doubt enrich YEC experience.

...members of YEC will able share all sorts of media-rich contents in real time.
...members of YEC will be able to share all sorts of media-rich contents in real time.

Name a piece of techology.
Name a piece of technology.

Be prepare to answer some challenging questions...
Be prepared to answer some challenging questions...

【More Oops】
All of our group members do not satisfy their English.
All of our group members are not satisfied with their English.

I always fear speech.
I always fear to make a speech.
I always fear making a speech.

I can exercise better.
I can exercise more.

I don't think our government can do any help.
I don't think our government can do anything to help.

I have to improve my English in my three early years.
I had to improve my English in three years.
I had to improve my English in three years.
I had to improve my English three years ago.

I want to start the question 2.
I want to start Question 2.

I want to study in Netherland.
I want to study in the Netherlands.

I wish I can to Europe to advance study.
I hope I can go to Europe for advance study.

I'm glad to come here to know you guys.
I'm glad to have come here to meet you guys.

I've studied flamango.
I've studied flamenco.

If we really buy a projector...
If we go ahead and buy a projector...

It should consider a good idea.
It should be considered a good idea.

My eye is not well.
I have poor eyesight.

My hobby is listening music.
My hobby is listening to music.

People not come here very regularly.
People do not come here very regularly.

So they won't listen carefully.
So they won't listen attentively.

The main course we take...
The core courses we take...

We are not agreed with this.
We do not agree with this.

We are not one state of America.
We are not a state of the U.S.

We will go another cram school.
We will go to another cram school.

【More Vocabulary】
Monkey see, monkey do. 有樣學樣(saying)
kilt: 蘇格蘭裙 (n.)
cutting-edge: 最先進的 adj.)
mainstream: 主流的 adj.)
bizarre: 古怪的 (adj.)
distant learning: 遠距學習 (n. phr.)
culture barrier: 文化隔閡 (n. phr.)
osmosis: 潛移默化 (n.)
reverse osmosis: 逆滲透 (n. phr.) ──>
(http://www.roengineering.com.hk/theory.htm)
wild goose chase: 徒勞無功(n. phr.)

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technobabel
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Welcome to the era of grammatic sloppy-ism.
and the motto is...
if you can't beat them, might as well join them

tongue-in-cheek-->半開玩笑/不是100%認真的
I am not abandoning Yoyo, I am just dancing slowly away from it.
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the "reverse osmosis" analogy in learning, subtly suggests that the human brain is like a sponge. When saturated, it ceases to be absorbent.
I am not abandoning Yoyo, I am just dancing slowly away from it.
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文章 Arthur »

Thank Wayne and Wayne C
It is good for us :D
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Few years from now, tele-immersion will put Taiwan's English training institutions out of business. Just like Skype/VoIP did to the phone company

http://www.cis.upenn.edu/teleimmersion/

http://www.cis.upenn.edu/teleimmersion/ ... eattle.mpg

Strangely, these two words, "osmosis" and "immersion", seem to have their common origin in the world of fluid dynamics. Just to go with the flow, I must say, I can't wait for this technology to make a big splash.
I am not abandoning Yoyo, I am just dancing slowly away from it.
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