Dong Liang

TSMC's Dry Etching Department

40 years old with a family of 5 (2 daughters + 1 son) and a housewife living in Taichung City. An engineer at TSMC. 

Likes to watch Netflix and play Games such as Zelda. 2 Teslas in Arizona.

Wants Vocabulary & Grammer.

Image by Ryan Quintal

🕺 Beautiful People - 7/30 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Blonde 👱‍♀️ 金發女郎

  2. Platinum Blonde  

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Dumbbells 啞鈴 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Activities

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Many coupons to go shopping

  2. To those companies

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. would buy something

  2. TSMC decided to

  3. We can meet together

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. I'm thinking of going blonde 

  2. She's a practical girl 

  3. In the next 2-3 months 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Some information on the internet

  2. We don't need to seperate into two teams

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

🤺 Dong - X

🌎 Vocabulary:

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. C

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🏆 Completed

  1. T

📝 Action Items

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⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. T

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. W

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. T

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. W

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

🤺 Dong - 7/23

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Lane/Road Divider 

  2. Vicinity = Area

  3. Tarnish 玷污 

🏆 Completed

  1. TSMC Employee

📝 Action Items

  1. Friday's Beer Lunch 🍻 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Tesla Crash

  2. Micromanagement

  3. TSMC Employee

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Working hours is one of them

  2. The language is one of the barriers 

  3. We have many KPI's 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. If an employee is working hard

  2. It's not written in the contract

  3. I need to tell my boss

⭐ Focus

  1. Balanced Grammer

🔥 Descriptions

  1. I chose the variable plan

  2. Work effectiveness is more important

  3. My situation is better than yours  

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. It needs to cool down

  2. It also increases some incentives

  3. If their boyfriend or girlfriend wants to go

🤺 Dong - 7/16

📝 Action Items

  1. Find cheaper plan than
    $30x2 + $15x3 = $115

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⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Electricity

  2. Phone Plans

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. The building is just two floors 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. My wife requested me to do a dental check

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. Change your usage behavior

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. It seems to have 3 levels

🤖 LaMDA - 7/9 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Machine Gun 機槍
    Shot Gun 霰彈槍

  2. Allegation 指控 Accusation 

  3. Consciousness 意識
    Sentience 感悟 

  4. Signify 表示 Signal

  5. Redemption 贖回

  6. Enlightened 開明 

  7. Fable - Short Story

  8. None the less
    Did it Anyways

  9. Content (Comfortable)
    To feel you have enough

  10. Neural Network
    神經網絡 

  11. Cognitive-adj 認知的
    Cognition-n 認識 🧠 

  12. Manipulate 操縱​

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. He's not like other POLITICIANS

  2. A lot of his POLICIES are more convenient

  3. How many unique data BASES
    How LARGE of a single data base

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. Lamda PERFORMS well
    Lamda has PERFORMED well

📝 Action Items

  1. LamDa

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Japanese Politician

  2. LamDa

🔥 Descriptions

  1. W

​💦 Word Choices

  1. He's familiar WITH Taiwan

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. He was KILLED by a shooting 🔫 

  2. The first shot MISSED

  3. I guess this word MEANS

  4. Maybe Google WANTS to develop an Ai

🌊 Seafighting - 7/2

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Puking 嘔吐 Vomiting

  2. Literally = Truly 

  3. Ancient 古老的 

  4. Maneuver 演習 

  5. Therapeutic 治療性的 

🏆 Completed

  1. Small Ant Zelda

📝 Action Items

  1. Choose One

  2. How Pets help to improve Immunity 

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Our MACHINES ARE afraid of TYPHOONS

  2. We also hate EARTHQUAKES

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. The traffic WAS a little slow moving

  2. We haven't GOTTEN COVID
    We didn't GET COVID yet

  3. It's IMPORTED from other countries

  4. I WENT abroad for 2 months

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Road Rage 😡 

  2. Seafighting 🌊 

  3. The Military 🪖 

  4. Covid Shots 💉

🔥 Descriptions

  1. You will get ocean SICKNESS

  2. It's CLOSER to your home 🏡 

  3. HER reaction was much worse

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Why Taiwanese ARE so different

  2. Just drive THEM away

  3. Very close to THE island or country

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. My daughter WANTS to have a cat 😽 

⚔️ Elden Ring - 6/25 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. 持續 Sustained

  2. Linger 縈繞 

  3. Scar 瘢痕

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Interest Rates 

  2. Another Stance

📝 Action Items

  1. Small Ant Zelda 🎮 ​

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Most big COMPANIES are in the US

  2. More powerful than other CURRENCIES

  3. They have different CAREERS to choose

  4. I also enjoy other GAMES

  5. If you want all of the powerful SETTINGS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. We are used to LIVING higher up

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. You can use LESS US dollars

​💦 Word Choices

  1. I'VE been busy with work

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Monkey Pox 🐒 

  2. Elden Ring ⚔️ 

  3. PS5️⃣ 

🤺 Dong - 6/18

🌎 Vocabulary:

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. 💸 Paid | Pet 🐶

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🏆 Completed

  1. T

📝 Action Items

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⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Ethics vs Money

  2. Multitasking

  3. Laptops

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. I'll give the INGREDIENTS to others

  2. They had many ARGUMENTS & COMMENTS

  3. She likes to play with ANIMALS

  4. We can't bring too many APPLIANCES 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. So, I have to ACCEPT/get the money 💸 

  2. I think MULTITASKING is impressive

  3. We HAVEN'T made a final decision

  4. We are still TRYING to persuade HR 

  5. I DIDN'T understand

  6. I FOUND the additional fee

  7. That we DIDN'T meet before

  8. When we GOT married 💍 

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. I'm trust WORTHY

  2. They charged me a PET fee

  3. ESPECIALLY when they heard about Arizona

  4. ESPECIALLY when they recommend

​💦 Word Choices

  1. I'M also afraid

  2. You go abroad TO another country

  3. We have to focus ON one thing

  4. If you are not AN Arizona resident

  5. A pet like A dog or cat

  6. My children ARE growing up

  7. Outside FOR a long time

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. She also WORRIES

  2. She always ASKS me

🎬 Movies & 3D Design - 6/11 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Cyborg 电子人 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Foundation 💪 

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🏆 Completed

  1. T

📝 Action Items

  1. Apply 4 ur Eng Lic. 💳

  2. Watch Alita 

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⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. 3D Design 🔨

  2. Movies 🎥  

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Just one DAY ago  1️⃣ 

  2. I see many many ADVERTISEMENTS 

  3. My MAJOR is in Marine Engineering 🛳️ 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I RED a story 📖 

  2. At that moment I WAS a student

  3. I just WENT around 🌏 

  4. I FELT really bored

  5. We DIDN'T have mobile PHONES 📵 

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. When I had MORE time

  2. The cooling system is very GOOD (adj)
    It runs very WELL (adv)

  3. The CIRCULAR wafer 🟡 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

🔫 Arizona Crime Rates - 5/28 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. DLC = 
    Downloadable Content 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. TSMC WFH Reviews

  2. American Culture

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. We have to make sure of the MACHINES

  2. My US COLLEAGUES want to go 🏖️

  3. Most of them ARE true / the truth ⚖️ 

  4. Some are RUMORS

  5. I believe, some/one DAY 

  6. They have many INTERACTIONS ✈️ 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I'm not LIVING in Ukraine 🪖 

🔥 Descriptions

  1. To make sure everything can RUN SMOOTHLY

  2. They were shot by a SHOOTER 🔫 

  3. He's the president of AMERICA/AMERICANS

​💦 Word Choices

  1. They don't need to go to THE office

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. Everyone WANTS to

  2. When the background music TURNS on

🚘 Tesla Prices - 5/21 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Dizzy (adj) 😵‍💫 暈眩的 

  2. Cognitive 🧠 認知的 

  3. Genetics 🧬 DNA

  4. Stagflation 📈 滯脹

  5. Self-Driving🚘自動駕駛
    Autonomous  

  6. Ballooned 🎈💹 增加

  7. Opt 選擇 Choose

  8. Stem/Come From

  9. Headwind 逆風
    Tailwind 順風 🌬️ 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Tesla Prices

  2. Arizona Water

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. They'll do a series of COMPARISONS

  2. They can synchronize all the DEVICES

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. They shouldn't be IMPACTED

  2. It should be DELIVERED quicker

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. They don't feel any DISCOMFORT (n)

  2. ESPECIALLY for...

​💦 Word Choices

  1. M

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. It MEANS 

  2. This word MEANS

  3. The merchant also WANTS to make a profit

🚘 I WILL Have a Tesla - 5/7

📝 Action Items

  1. Watch a Tesla Review

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⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. AZ Homes

  2. Tesla Purchases

🔎 Comments:

  • He needs a Tesla

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. The table, the CHAIRS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. It's still being NEGOTIATED 

  2. The package WAS determined a long time ago

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. She DOESN'T care about the distance

🔥 Descriptions

  1. ESPECIALLY for this commitment

  2. If I change my LANE/line

  3. It's much SAFER

  4. To prevent HER from finding out the truth

​💦 Word Choices

  1. It's much MORE convenient 

  2. When I arrive IN/at Arizona

  3. To THE office

  4. I have to hide the secret FOR a long time

🤺 Dong - 4/23

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Venue 🎊 場地 

  2. Suburbs 🏘️ 郊區

🏆 Completed

  1. Compliment Employees

  2. 3 Rules for Managers

  3. Bilge Dumping

📝 Action Items

  1. Choose 2 or 4

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Homework Review

  2. Taichung's Hotels

  3. Arizona's Pros/Cons

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Their other COURSES

  2. We don't need to ask more QUESTIONS

  3. Taichung has many HOTELS

  4. My foreign COLLEAGUES 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I RED an article

  2. To make them LOOK forward. 

  3. Especially in our EARS

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. I can see CLEARER

​💦 Word Choices

  1. I shouldn't worry ABOUT my eyes too much

  2. THEY'RE really happy

  3. From THE bilge tank to THE clean tank,
    and into THE ocean.

  4. THE STATE OF Arizona has many TEAMS
    _ _ _ Arizona has many TEAMS

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. She DOESN'T have this kind of problem

🤺 Dong - 4/16

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Barter 物物交換 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. C

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🏆 Completed

  1. To Influence Markets

📝 Action Items

  1. Compliment some Employees

  2. Choose some homework

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⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Shanghai

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. He has 10 BOXES of milk

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I just RED another article

  2. The article TALKS about

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. Yeah, TOTALLY interesting

​💦 Word Choices

  1. From my [POINT OF] view

  2. The government should BE more aggressive

  3. Even THOUGH/IF they don't want to

  4. The number IS much better

  5. I'm afraid if they will compare WITH each other

  6. I should do IT

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

🤺 Dong - 4/9

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Hamster 🐹 倉鼠 

  2. Colonial 🏠 殖民 

  3. Furnishings 🛋️ 陳設  

  4. Color Palette 🎨 調色板

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Dormitory 

🏆 Completed

  1. Elon Buys Twitter

  2. Cybertruck Cancelled

📝 Action Items

  1. Choose 2 More

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. TSMC Quarantine

  2. American Politics

  3. Houses in America

  4. Celebrity Marketing

  5. Homework Review

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. My US COLLEAGUES

  2. But not my team MEMBERS

  3. They have some internal RULES

  4. Would some INDUSTRIES will be excluded?

  5. TSMC will rent many APARTMENTS for us

  6. I recognize some WORDS

  7. I saw many CELEBRITIES

  8. During their CONCERTS

  9. Both COMPANIES don't have it

  10. He can upgrade many COMPANIES

  11. He made many different THINGS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. They GAVE us some PCR TESTS 

  2. They are QUARENTINING over there

  3. To BUY whatever they choose

  4. He LEFT a message to Musk

  5. I DIDN'T write it down

  6. When I SAW this video

  7. In the beginning, I THOUGHT it was bad

🔥 Descriptions

  1. The numbers have risen QUICKLY/fast

  2. Biden is so BORING / We're BORED of him

  3. This should be DEPENDANT on my family

  4. It's the SAFEST car in the world

​💦 Word Choices

  1. We have TO do many things

  2. They may have another WAY OF thinking

  3. Nobody cares ABOUT him

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. You'll ABSORB more light ☀️ 

  2. If he WANTS to

  3. He also HAS other COMPANIES

🤺 Dong - 3/28

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Gums 牙齦 

  2. To Press Charges 
    To Sue 起訴 ⚖️ 

  3. Aghast 嚇壞了

  4. Alopecia = Hair Loss

  5. Strode 斯特羅德  

  6. Librarian 📚 圖書管理員

  7. Quake = Earthquake
    Temblor 顫抖 

  8. 局 Bureau

  9. Pavement 路面 

🏆 Completed

  1. The Batman

📝 Action Items

  1. Choose 2 or 3

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Batman's inner THOUGHTS

  2. There are several criminal CASES

  3. Some criminal CASES ARE like...

  4. Batman suffered from many SITUATIONS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I cannot DRINK cold water

  2. This part is DECAYING as I'm getting older

  3. How he GREW up

  4. It's HELD for white PEOPLE

  5. He WAS hit by a car

  6. I WANTED to be a librarian 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. His Dentist 🦷 

  2. Batman 🦇 Oscars

  3. Natural Disasters 🌀

🔥 Descriptions

  1. I'll be going to the DENTIST

  2. He can not do anything for HIS wife

  3. He cannot give such KINDNESS (n) to Chris

​💦 Word Choices

  1. IT'S much easier for senior citizens

  2. AN old man takes care of Batman

  3. We easily suffer FROM Typhoons

  4. Just wait FOR that storm to pass

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. How he WANTS to change the world

  2. He TREATS Batman like a son

  3. Nobody KNOWS him

  4. Batman DOES not satisfy him

  5. We can see and HEAR a lot of news

  6. Because the weather BECOMES warmer

⚔️ BOTW - Breath of the Wild - 3/19 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Nostalgia 懷舊 

  2. Appease 安撫 

  3. Noob = New Player

  4. BOTW:
    Breath of the Wild

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. IPhone SE "Es-Ee"

🏆 Completed

  1. Apple's Big Mac

📝 Action Items

  1. Wife Plays BOTW

  2. The Batman​

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. I don't know other FUNCTIONS

  2. They tried to use different PRODUCTS

  3. It's easy for most USERS

  4. How do they keep all PLAYERS happy?

  5. They provide many TASKS

  6. You can use many INGREDIENTS 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I FOUND the video and CLICKED it

  2. From when I WAS a student

  3. We all WOULD buy it IF that were the case

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Apple's Event

  2. BOTW Gameplay

  3. Batman's Vocabulary

🔥 Descriptions

  1. They should have a new DESIGN (n)

  2. Make them more FUN

  3. It depends on your USAGE style

  4. It's _ SOFTER to me

​💦 Word Choices

  1. For A supercomputer

  2. The vision would not BE good enough

  3. You can GO through

  4. It depends ON you

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I don't NEED to take off my face mask

  2. TSMC just PRODUCES the chip

  3. You don't need to FACE a monster

  4. I'll try to THINK of one

  5. That's why Apple WANTS to

  6. It also HAS enough of a market

🌼 Economic Allergies - 3/18 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. 小腦 🧠 Cerebellum

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⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. The Economy

  2. Our Allergies

  3. Life Arizona 

🔎 Comments:

  • Swiftly Self Corrects

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. W

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I never WORE VR before

  2. She always WORE a face mask

  3. I HAVEN'T observed it

​💦 Word Choices

  1. One or two percent OF people

  2. We've been used to THE situation

🔥 Descriptions

  1. Their bodies are SOFTER

  2. It's much CLOSER

  3. You're more ARTISTIC 

  4. I bought several air PURIFIERS

  5. Totally DIFFERENT

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. My company DOESN'T wish us to do that

  2. She FEELS better

  3. If she WANTS to

💺 Office Massage Chairs - 3/12

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Clinical Tools

🏆 Completed

  1. Misread Deer Signs

  2. Apple's Rise of Gaming

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Inflation & Raises

  2. Massage Chairs

  3. Homework Review

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Some US employees ARE not TRAINING me

  2. More comfortable mouse and KEYBOARDS

  3. For those gaming COMPANIES

  4. They sell their PRODUCTS

  5. All the PROVIDERS

  6. To those PROVIDERS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. That's why we're WORRIED about it

⭐ Focus

  1. Choose 2 or 3 more assignments

🔥 Descriptions

  1. Such a LUXURIOUS (adj) chair

  2. Some ELECTRICAL device

  3. To benefit their HEALTH

  4. I've seen this kind of sign in Japan

  5. This platform is not very OPEN (adj)

  6. It'll lead us to be DEPENDANT/addicted

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Maybe the deer will cross THE road

  2. Each OF Apple's products are popular

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. Our company NEEDS to

  2. My wife always USES it 3 - 5 times a week

  3. Apple always PROPOSES