Alston

1st Year at Garmin as a Display Engineer

Mainly to focus on Speaking.

Some listening. The Universe. 🌌 

He works in Taipei and his wife works as a software engineer in Hsinchu, where they own an apartment.

Family in Taipei. Likes sports. 🏸⚽  

Interested in Business. Space.

Listens to BBC English Daily.

Propositions & Plurals.

Modern Watch

📊 Presentations - 7/26 

🏆 Completed

  1. Passengers

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Movies & DNA

🔎 Comments:

  • Your gammar is so good ⭐ 

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. I have another product 

  2. In one of the rooms 

  3. Most korean actresses 

  4. Some of my friends invited their friends 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. One of the scenarios were that...

🔥 Descriptions

  1. European countries

  2. Such as India 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

📊 Subpixel Transistors - 7/19 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Magenta "Jen-ta"

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Screen Types

  2. HD Power

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. One of my members 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. T

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. We may have a simpler display

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

📊 Presentations - 7/5 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Tom Boy 

  2. Biome 生物群落 

  3. Semen 精液 

🏆 Completed

  1. Wandering Earth

  2. Tom Cruise

📝 Action Items

  1. Wandering Earth

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. W

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. The demand COULD not match the supply

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. It's 1/3rd the size

​💦 Word Choices

  1. I bought it FOR my wife (purpose)

  2. I gave it TO my wife (action)

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. He FLIES it very well

  2. Although it still LOOKS very good

📊 Presentations - 6/28 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Conundrum 難題 

  2. Obesity 肥胖

  3. Combat ⚔️ 戰鬥

  4. Superintendent 主管 

📝 Action Items

  1. Wandering Earth 🪐

  2. Small Ant Pokemon 

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. It has too MUCH Carbon Dioxide

  2. There are too many layers of DREAMS

  3. Most CHEFS aren't very skilled

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Sci-Fi Movies

  2. Jamie Oliver

🔥 Descriptions

  1. W

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. He LIKES...

📊 Presentations - 6/14 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Cringe 畏縮 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Strawberry Gen 🍓 

  2. Marriages 👰‍♀️ 

  3. Naked Director 📹 

  4. Film

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. T

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. He just WANTED to know

  2. He DUG a hole

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. In my BOSS'S opinion 🧑‍💼 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Three teams in THE R&D department 🔬 

  2. She asked me to do IT 🧺 

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. That really SCARED me

  2. He was IMPRISONED

📊 Presentations - 6/7 

🌎 Vocabulary:

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. C

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🏆 Completed

  1. T

📝 Action Items

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⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Tennis 🎾 

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. It depends on the LOAD of the display 

  2. The LOAD is very high

  3. If we use a FLASHLIGHT 🔦

  4. We have too many KINDS ⌚ 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. Nadal WON the game

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. To watch the French OPENING

  2. Dragons cannot fight EFFECTIVELY

  3. Too many TAIWANESE people play it

​💦 Word Choices

  1. It'll BE over 100%

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. Not too much current THROUGH it ⚡ 

  2. We're trying to MAKE them the same

🔖 Alston - 5/24

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. FPS Frames Per Second

  2. Spasm 痙攣 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. 3D Tvs

  2. Pokemon

  3. Death Penalty

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. W

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. T

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. The Death Sentence 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. For half AN hour a day

  2. THAT'S really cool

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

🎊 Video Compression - 5/17 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Ludicrous | Rediculous 

  2. Confetti 🎊 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Video Compression

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. For one and a half YEARS

  2. The employees ARE more than in AMERICA

  3. My parents ARE talking

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I just SLEPT

  2. Three months later I KNEW that

🔥 Descriptions

  1. W

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. My boss GIVES me a lot of freedom

🔖 Alston - 5/10

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Defamation 誹謗 

  2. Alleged 據稱

🏆 Completed

  1. Johnny Depp's Case

📝 Action Items

  1. English Spy Family

  2. English Arceus 

  3. Singapore

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. It's 48 VOLTS

  2. Compared to (the) previous ONES
    Compared to THE previous one

  3. About 1 and a half YEARS ago

  4. Tesla didn't produce CARS long before

  5. There are some DEFECTS

  6. Some BOSSES will hire a driver

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. T

🔥 Descriptions

  1. He was accused of ABUSING his wife

​💦 Word Choices

  1. You need to search for it on THE internet

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Spy Family

  2. Pokemon

  3. Japanese Trains

💸 Debts and Loans - 5/3 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Deferred 延期 

  2. Netizen 網友 

  3. HENRY
    High Earner,
    Not Rich Yet

📝 Action Items

  1. Johnny Dep Case

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Debts & Loans

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. For most junior high SCHOOLS

  2. One of my FRIENDS

  3. I often see my FRIENDS

  4. I don't know the DETAILS of them

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. T

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. W

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

🔖 Alston - 4/19

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Geeky 極客

📝 Action Items

  1. Lego Batman 🦇 

  2. Finish the Taipei Video

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Problem Solving

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. The materials ARE lacking

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. T

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. Garmin is a Brand NAME company 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. Garmin EARNS a lot of money

🔖 Alston - 4/12

 🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Crease 摺痕 

  2. Funky 時髦的 
    Weirdly Fun

  3. Sloth 🦥 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Google Maps 

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📝 Action Items

  1. Our Great National Parks 🏞️ [Netflix] ​

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. After one and half HOURS

  2. All the FUNCTIONS

  3. This is one of my OPTIONS

  4. YouTube is one of GOOGLE'S products

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I just WANTED to sleep in it

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. His Birthday Car

  2. Technical Jobs

  3. Rollable Displays

  4. Sleepy Sloths 

🔥 Descriptions

  1. I was a little FATIGUED/FRUSTRATED

  2. So, I choose the SAFEST one

  3. I just got a phone CALL from my friend 📞 

  4. It's not easy to be BROKEN

  5. In the top or BOTTOM half

  6. It'll influence their DEVELOPMENT

​💦 Word Choices

  1. The smell will BE gone

  2. Of course, IT'S higher

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. It's really hard for them to FALL asleep

🔖 Alston - 3/29

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Hydro Dam ⚡ 水壩 
    Reservoir 💧 水庫 

  2. Assault  突擊

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. C

_______________________

🏆 Completed

  1. Will Smith

📝 Action Items

_______________________

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. T

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. There ARE no trees on the mountain

  2. Most movie STARS cheat on each other

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. T

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. I'll go to Yilan this WEEKEND

  2. He made a JOKE (n) about his wife
    He was JOKING (v) about his wife

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. Will Smith SMACKED 👋 Chris Rock 

  2. You have to RETURN back to the SHORE

  3. This series USES AMOLED

🏙️ Virtual City Business Uses - 3/22 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Posture 姿勢 

  2. A Clone/Copy

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. C

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📝 Action Items

  1. Sit in OSIM and watch an English Review of the uThrone Gaming Chair

  2. Architecture in the Metaverse 

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. There ARE a lot of CURVY ROADS

  2. I can use a lot of PRODUCTS

  3. I have FRIENDS and RELATIVES

  4. I think we should rebuild THEM

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Massager World

  2. 51 Earth Clone

  3. M Screen Ultra

🔥 Descriptions

  1. It's much SIMPLER than this

  2. It's much SIMPLER/more-simple

​💦 Word Choices

  1. It's a video from THE company

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

🔎 Comments:

  • Very strong Vocab

🔮 My Many Lives - 3/8 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. To Lease 租 

  2. Contemptuous 輕蔑 

  3. Blank Slate / Paper 

  4. Reincarnated 轉世

  5. Incarnation 化身 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Becaus

  2. Heaven & Hell 

🏆 Completed

  1. OLED TVs

📝 Action Items

  1. Review The Egg

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. For Taiwanese STUDENTS

  2. I can understand why ASIANS want to buy it

  3. Some of my FRIENDS told me it's too small

  4. She thinks when men have enough MONEY

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I just ORDERED a new car

  2. I just BOUGHT one

  3. I'm LIVING in my parents' house today

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Dating Rich or Poor

  2. Many Lives

🔥 Descriptions

  1. I

​💦 Word Choices

  1. She asked me to LET HER manage it

  2. Her father had AN affair in the past

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. Volvo has an even BIGGER one

  2. She ACCEPTS/accepted it

NEXT:
- Commenting on pokemon songs from different gaming generations. (1st vs 3rd).

🔖 Alston - 3/1

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. 大麻 Weed Marijuana
    Cannabis 

  2. Mad Dough = Big $

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. The Netherlands 

📝 Action Items

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Pokemon Travel

  2. Finances

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. To buy more HOMES

  2. For one and half YEARS

  3. I have a lot of FRIENDS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. T

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. I think it was much MORE beautiful

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

🗣️ Small Talk - 2/15 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. A Truck 🛻 (Kind of Car)
    Truckers 👲 (Driver)

  2. Mandate / Mandatory
    Requirement 授權 

  3. To Nail 🔨 Do Well 

  4. An Essay 📃 散文 

  5. Rapport 關係 

  6. Side Hustle 側面喧囂
    An extra job on the side

  7. It's Bizzare 離奇的 

  8. Retail 零售 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Walking Sticks 🚶 

_______________________

🏆 Completed

  1. Vacation

📝 Action Items

  1. At least two videos
    (Not easy)
    OLED TVS

_______________________

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Covid

  2. Small Talk PPT

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. I think the TOILETS are smelling

  2. She played guitar and DRUMS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. T

⭐ Focus

  1. A Closed Question = Yes or No / Red or Blue

  2. An Open Question = Can answer anything
    - What's your opinion on X?

NEXT WEEK:
Small Talk PPT Slide 33

🔥 Descriptions

  1. I need to improve my physical (adj) ABILITY
    I need to improve PHYSICALLY (adv)

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

🔖 Alston - 1/18

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. She's Sneaking 鬼鬼祟祟

  2. Voice Acting
    配音 Dubbing

  3. Placebo 安慰劑

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. C

_______________________

🏆 Completed

  1. T

📝 Action Items

_______________________

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Pokemon & Vaccines

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. ARE there female teachers

  2. One of our senior ENGINEERS is leaving

  3. Red EYES 

  4. One of the (many) REASONS I got it

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. Before Lugia APPEARED

  2. He just INVENTED it to rescue people

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. My BOSS'S English speaking skill is better

​💦 Word Choices

  1. I'm not familiar with THE metaverse

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

🎎 Taiwan's & Canada's Politics - 1/11

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. An Ulcer 潰瘍

  2. Presidential Building

🏆 Completed

  1. Install Google Earth

📝 Action Items

  1. Choose 2 Videos

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Scheduling & Health

  2. Google/Garmin Maps

  3. Tennis Stars

  4. Taiwan & Quebec

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. They are the top 3 tennis PLAYERS

  2. I think Chinese people ARE UNFORTUNATE

  3. There are lots of CIRCUITS BELOW it

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. He didn't GET the vaccination

  2. Several years later there WERE 2 parties

  3. The blue party KILLED a lot of people

  4. She has some relatives that WERE killed

  5. 10 years ago I THOUGHT it was strange

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. My wife is like HER parents

  2. In my PREVIOUS company

  3. It's much MORE beautiful than the iPhone

​💦 Word Choices

  1. I don't care ABOUT the name of the country

  2. I think it was normal for THE blue party

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. Most of the people BELONG to this part

  2. My parents (they) BELONG to party X

  3. Whenever she MEETS a Chinese

🎆 Happy New Year's - 1/4 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Dengue 登革熱

  2. Adopt 採納

  3. Morale 士氣 

  4. A Perk is a Bonus

🏆 Completed

  1. Interstellar Space

  2. Stressed Managers

📝 Action Items

  1. Anti Matter

  2. Pets at Work

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. A Taiwanese Drama

  2. Apple TV ads

  3. Mosquitos

  4. Homework Review

  5. Pets at Work

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Their RELATIONSHIPS are very complicated

  2. To entertain the GUESTS

  3. A lot of individual STORIES

  4. They were really good FRIENDS

  5. Their PRODUCTS are not attractive

  6. I played badminton with my FRIENDS

  7. Maybe 1 MOSQUITO per month

  8. It's one of the (many) STARS 

  9. There are two types of CHOLESTEROL 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I just STAYED at home

  2. To raise and TAKE the baby as her child
    She ROSE and TOOK the baby as her child

  3. Before he became a teen, all THOUGHT X

  4. In the 1970's 2 more WERE launched

  5. I WAS afraid of having a dog

  6. She WANTED to ADOPT one

  7. Both of us HAD to go to the office

⭐ Focus

  1. Review Plurals

🔥 Descriptions

  1. A lot of TAIWANESE (adj) movie stars

  2. We played very HAPPILY

  3. If they're HAPPIER

  4. Our DOGS name is "Miracle"

  5. They will have some INTEREST IN your pet

​💦 Word Choices

  1. That is not just A store

  2. We can give IT a try

  3. That's the age of THE universe

  4. I'm not SURE if it's suitable for me

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. He always CHEATS on her

  2. She is DEAD (adj) - She HAS died (v)

  3. It TELLS us

  4. Both of them HAVE been lost

  5. When they both COMBINE together

  6. If the dog pees or SHITS

🔎 Comments:

  • No grammatical mistakes on homework.

🥇 Alston's First Class Here - 12/28 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Millennials 千禧一代

  2. Hilarious 🤣🤣🤣 

  3. Extracurricular 課外

_______________________

🏆 Completed

  1. Grammar Articles

  2. Propositions

📝 Action Items

  1. Stressed Young Managers

  2. Interstellar Spaceships

_______________________

⌚ Lesson Time: