the world, and even change your relationship with your family To support ERROR means to support yourself When it comes to learning English, the first thing that many people think of is to memorize words. After all, since high school, the teacher told us that if we understand the grammar and understand the words, the English will be good. Therefore, students who bow their heads and memorize words are often seen on buses and MRTs; books such as "2000 Must-Know Words" are always on the bestseller list.
However, after learning English for a lifetime, Taiwanese people are often caught in the dilemma of recognizing words but not understanding sentences. What's worse, we often misuse English unconsciously because of our lack of understanding of Western sms services culture, and make a lot of jokes. , Let's look at a few classic examples: NG1: Wow, you look so handsome! When we see foreign friends dressed nicely, we often blurt out: You look so handsome! At this time, I saw the other party smile awkwardly, what happened? It turns out that the usage of handsome in
English is not the same as the usage of "handsome" in Chinese. Handsome usually means that the other party is very attractive, and it is not suitable for complimenting the other party's appearance or dress that day. A more natural statement would be "Nice shirt!" or "Wow, you look sharp today!" NG2: We all went to the beach on the weekend, it was really funny. Many people use funny to express amusing or amusing, but in fact, funny in English means funny and funny. So next time you want to express that going there is fun, you should use "it was really fun." NG3: