45 🎸 Henry

Process Engineer at TSMC

Pronunciation of New Words.

Just got promoted to management after 9 years at TSMC as a 34-year-old. His wife works at TSMC in Tainan. Met during their bachelor's in Chemistry. Worked 2 years in Hsinchu. Lexus NX & Ford Focus. Used to have a Bistro. Baseball/Tennis.

Married in 2015. A 6-year old daughter and a 4-year old son.

Guitar, Cooking, Netflix, Podcasts.

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📚 Homework Review - 7/19 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Sauna 桑拿 🧖‍♂️ 
    Steam Room 蒸汽房

  2. Embassy 🏴 大使館 

  3. Fountain ⛲ 噴泉 

  4. Windshield 擋風玻璃

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Puerto Rico🪅波多黎各

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🏆 Completed

  1. A Man from Toronto 🍁

  2. The Change-Up 🔄️ 

  3. TSMC's Complaints 🟥

📝 Action Items

  1. Word of the Day App🔽

  2. Watch Another Film 🍿 

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Both hands were tied

  2. A lot of my colleagues say...

  3. Most managers are Taiwanese

  4. They got a lot of KPIs 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I'll google the name

  2. He printed it on the paper

  3. He brought some stuff

  4. That's why he was invited to the basement

  5. So, he started to pretend to be him

  6. The police were asking him to pretend

  7. When I started, the time was late

  8. Almost a thousand employees lost their jobs 

  9. TSMC recruited 10,000 employees

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. A Man from Toronto 🍁

  2. TSMC's Complaints 🟥

🔥 Descriptions

  1. A small trip with his wife

  2. Others thought he's the criminal 

  3. He's got a very successful life

  4. They will be happier 

  5. Our staff is very tight 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Each city has a long list of crimals 📃 

  2. Between the US 

  3. After he got the password

  4. In the USA

  5. Then they'll think he's a good employee

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. So everyone thinks he is the man

  2. She wants to create a crisis

🔎 Comments:

  • Henry remembered the past tense more today ✅ 

🏦 Henry - 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

🎬 Movie Review - 7/12 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Orphan 孤兒 

  2. Mach 10 = 10x Sound
    10Gs = 10x Gravity

  3. Flares 🛩️🎇 "Fl-air"

  4. Side Hustle - Side Job

  5. 第1集 Episode 1

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. The Main Character🕺

  2. Top Gun Maverick ✈️ 

  3. F-14 --> F-18 🛩️ 

  4. 喧囂Hustle | Hostel旅館

  5. Scouting 🔎 Searching 

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🏆 Completed

  1. Instant Family 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 

  2. Top Gun 🛩️ 

  3. Hustle 🏀 

📝 Action Items

  1. Watch US Movies 🎫 

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Once their kids become TEENAGERS

  2. They saw a lot of TEENAGERS

  3. She has two more SIBLINGS

  4. They divided into 2 GROUPS

  5. They found some F-14'S

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. Maverick PROVIDES/PROVIDED a plan

  2. Then they FLEW back to the ship

  3. No one WANTED/WANTS to save him

  4. Finally, they TOOK off 🛫 

  5. He's TRYING to FIND someone

  6. So, he STARTED tracing him
    So, he STARTS tracing him
    So, he STARTS TO trace him

  7. His wife RAN away

  8. He LOST/LOSES his opportunity

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Movie Reviews

  2. Overbooked 🎟️ 

  3. Movie Grammer

🔥 Descriptions

  1. They go to a NETWORKING event 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 

  2. She's very POLITE-adj and HUMEROUS-adj

  3. It's 5TH generation 

  4. He went to SPAIN

  5. His EMOTIONAL control wasn't good
    His control of HIS EMOITONS wasn't good

​💦 Word Choices

  1. I think it's A good movie

  2. He wanted TO GO over Mach 10 (sound)

  3. Finally, HE'S still alive

  4. Most of THE airport was destroyed 💣 

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. They're going to ADOPT her ✔️ 

  2. He still FLIES the BlackBird

  3. He DOESN'T want to lose his son

  4. He HURT his arm = He LOST his strength

  5. Everyone THINKS 

  6. He DOESN'T like the tall guy 

  7. Finally, he PLAYS very well

🏦 Henry - 7/5

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Aquarium 🐬 水族館

  2. Waterpark 🤽‍♂️ 水上樂園

  3. Politically Correct
    政治正確

  4. Cold Snap | Heat Wave

  5. Snow Bird 🌞🕊️❄️
    Travel Every 6 Months

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Sunburn ❤️‍🔥 曬斑 

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🏆 Completed

  1. T

📝 Action Items

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⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. T

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. There are a few SLIDES for kids 💦 

  2. A lot of different DEPARTMENTS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. You can FIND a lot of videos
    I have FOUND a lot of videos

  2. TSMC HIRED a lot of employees

⭐ Years of Education

  1. Certificate

  2. Diploma

  3. ...

  4. Bachelor's

  5. ...

  6. Master's

🔥 Descriptions

  1. Do everything HONESTLY

​💦 Word Choices

  1. A coffin is made BY workers
    It's made OF wood, FROM trees

  2. They compete AGAINST/with each other

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. That park BELONGS to the government

  2. He THINKS he is a judge

🏦 Henry - 6/28

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Customs 貿易海關 🛃 

  2. Power Distance 
    權力距離 

  3. Etiquette 禮儀 Manners

  4. Burp (Gas from Mouth)

  5. Coffin ⚰️ 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Colleague "guh" 👩‍💼 
    College "edge" 🎓 

🏆 Completed

  1. Elon Musk's Lesson

📝 Action Items

  1. Choose One

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. US Culture

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. We need to copy all of the SETTINGS

  2. We don't have such KINDS of RESOURCES

  3. Some MACHINES toxic gasses

  4. TSMC asked it EMPLOYEES

  5. My parents ARE here 📍 

  6. You farm the BERRIES

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. We're used to DOING many things

  2. My working time WAS pretty long

  3. My son just TURNED 4

⭐ Focus

  1. Religion: Christianity
    People: Christians 

NEXT: US Culture Slide 13

🔥 Descriptions

  1. Our projects MOSTLY focus on criteria

  2. To the FOREIGN country

  3. When SHE comes back

  4. SHE wil have no friends

​💦 Word Choices

  1. To THE US

  2. Sent to THE US

  3. It takes A long time, maybe A week 🗓️ 

  4. A little bit OF A struggle

  5. I think IT depends on her personality

  6. They don't care ABOUT the shoes

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. He never DOES one thing at a time

  2. It never STOPS
    The projects never STOP coming

  3. They will INSPECT the wafers 🔎 

  4. That LETS me feel relaxed

💧 Skywater's Business Model - 6/21 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. NDA = (Confidential) Non-Disclosure Agreement

  2. Liberated 解放了 

  3. Portal 門戶網站 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Steep | Deep 深的

  2. 皮膚Skin | Scene "Seen"

  3. 馬戲團Circus|Circuit電路

  4. 📏 Length | Lens 📷 
            Lane-f | Len-z 

  5. Image | Imagine 想像 

📝 Action Items

  1. Choose One

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⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. The Weekend

  2. SkyWater

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Maybe abour 2 KILOMETERS

  2. You need to prepare SNACKS & CANDIES

  3. My COLLEAGUES & FRIENDS

  4. A lot of small COMPANIES share WAFERS

  5. How can they produce WAFERS?

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. We TOOK two hours with my CHILDREN 

  2. In the afternoon it WAS raining

  3. We HIKED in the morning
    We were/went HIKING in the morning

  4. I DIDN'T have such experiences before

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. It's over 3,000 METERS
    It's over 3 KILOMETERS

  2. Only big companies can AFFORD-v them
    It's only AFFORDABLE-aj to big companies

​💦 Word Choices

  1. When I went to THE mountains

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. Google WANTS to provide that ✔️ 

  2. It DEPENDS on the tech

🏕️ Exports and Camping - 6/14 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Oats 🥣 燕麥 

  2. Bountiful (Bunch) 豐富 

  3. Protectionism 保護主義

🙊 Pronunciation: 

  1. 💥 Boom 📈 Bloom 🌸

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. The Price of Rice 🌾 

  2. Exports

  3. Camping

  4. Business Matching

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. There are a bunch of PLACES

  2. So many smart FUNCTIONS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. At midnight it WAS raining 🌧️

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. Taiwan DOESN'T need rice

  2. We should GLOBALIZE to sell everywhere 🌐

  3. He ENJOYS his farm 👩‍🌾  

🔎 Comments:

  • Strong Business Vocabulary 

🔥 Descriptions

  1. Some part is MISSING

  2. So BORING

  3. They can keep HEALTHY-aj and happy
    They can keep THEIR health-n

  4. If they provide a BETTER job

​💦 Word Choices

  1. From BEING a firefighter 🧑‍🚒 

  2. Once they got TO retirement 🧓 

  3. I just came back FROM camping 🏕️ 

  4. The space is quite BIG

  5. You will not BE happy 

📊 Presentations & Birth Rates 🐣 6/7 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. TED 🗣️ Ted Talks 

  2. UBI Universal Basic Income (Free Money)

  3. Minority 少數民族

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Wellfare 

📝 Action Items

  1. Love Death + Robots

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Presentations 📊 

  2. Birth Rates 🐣 

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. We still ate DUMPLINGS 🥟 

  2. Most of them ARE simple 

  3. They don't care about the DETAILS

  4. How many WAFERS WERE IMPACTED 

  5. You can ask QUESTIONS any time 

  6. So MUCH information IS in Chinese

  7. The Taiwanese EMPLOYEES are more

  8. Our Arizona MEMBERS

  9. There are many STRATEGIES

  10. Most kinds of JOBS

  11. Most of the new HOUSES

  12. That's why they need more HOUSES

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. Some system has been UPGRADED ⤴️ 

  2. DEPENDING on the audience

  3. They're TRYING to build it
    They are BUILDING it 🏗️ 

  4. That WILL probably work

🔥 Descriptions

  1. I can't see it CLEARLY

  2. They treat them FRIENDLIER

​💦 Word Choices

  1. They need TO update themselves

  2. A lot IS IN Mandarin

  3. It's really like THAT

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. The on dty person NEEDS to pass down info

  2. Taiwan NEEDS more...

🏦 Henry - 5/31

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Vandalism 故意破壞 

  2. Goodwill 善意 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. C

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🏆 Completed

  1. T

📝 Action Items

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⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Email PPT

🔎 Comments:

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. W

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. T

⭐ Focus

  1. W

🔥 Descriptions

  1. It's more RESTRICTIVE (adj)

​💦 Word Choices

  1. TSMC's policy will BE more restrictive

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. I

🚘 Manufacturing Used Teslas - 5/24 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Flaw 缺陷

  2. 瞬間災難 💥 
    Instant Catastrophe

  3. Sacred 神聖 

  4. 匿名的 Anonymous 

  5. 官僚的 Bureaucratic 

  6. Favoritism 偏愛 

  7. Etcetera 等等 
    "Et-set-ter-ah"

  8. Sooner = Quicker 

  9. Opt For = Choose

  10. Headwinds (challenge)
    Tailwinds (help you)​

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. They will do the ANALYSIS 

  2. I don't have any PREFERENCE 

⭐ Focus

  1. I'll see you IN November (month)

  2. I'll see you ON November 3rd (day)
    ...AT 10am (time)

  3. IN November, ON the 3rd Day, AT 10am.

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. 2018 "Twenty-Eighteen"

  2. 8 Gigabytes 

  3. Obedient 聽話 

🔥 Descriptions

  1. An UNQUALIFIED material

  2. I think that is TIRING 

​💦 Word Choices

  1. I was IN the army before

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. It DEPENDS on the design

  2. He LIVES in Arizona

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Wafer Yield

  2. 2.9 Stars

  3. Teslas

📚 Various Topics - 5/17 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Taoism 🙏📿 道教

  2. Abstinence 🚫 沒有性
    "Ab-stin-ence" 

  3. Acres ⛳ 英畝的土地 

  4. Embrace 🤗 擁抱 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Planet 🌍 "Plan-et"

🏆 Completed 

  1. Arizona's Population 📈

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Religions

  2. Arizona

  3. Avatar

  4. adj-Good | Well-adv

  5. Work Culture

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. They asked process ENGINEERS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. He fully CONCENTRATED on the religion

  2. He probably WANTED to save her

  3. It's like PLAYING a videogame

  4. TSMC LOOKED at Apple's order

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. It DEPENDS on what kind of job you want

  2. The government WANTS to create a new area

  3. Where he LIVES

  4. It WASN'T well done

  5. Since he WANTS to go to Arizona

⭐ Other Words

  1. Net Income 淨收入

  2. Gross Income 總收入 

🔥 Descriptions

  1. He studied CHRISTIANITY as a CHRISTIAN 人

  2. I have a MASTER'S degree

  3. Pheonix is over POPULATED

  4. It's a DECORATIVE building

  5. It's just for LOOKS 

  6. It looks FANCY and EXPENSIVE 

  7. For STABILITY / SUSTAINABILITY (n)

  8. There's so much EMPTINESS (n)
    Much of it is EMPTY (adj)

  9. I'm not TALENTED

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Once YOU'RE sleeping

  2. Hsinchu is still MORE expensive

  3. Maybe 1 year and A half

👩‍🍳 Cooking & Ordering in the USA - 5/10 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Barista 咖啡師

  2. Blanket Policy
    Covers Everywhere

    Selective Policy

  3. Statement 陳述

  4. Handcuffs 手銬

  5. Whip: Whipping Cream

  6. Spinach 菠菜 

  7. Raspberry 覆盆子 

  8. Fig 無花果 

  9. Simmer 煨

  10. flambé 火焰 (Cooking)

📝 Action Items

  1. Review Vocabulary

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. He has several VIP CUSTOMERS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. T

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Survival Engish PPT

🔎 Comments:

  • Less of a Report due to tech-audio issues.

🔥 Descriptions

  1. It's empty in their PHYSICAL stores

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Such kinds OF guys

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. If someone ABUSES it

  2. He HAS a common

  3. Actually, he FEELS very tired

🏡 My Rural Home in Arizona - 5/4 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Bathtub 🛀 浴缸 

  2. Pinch 🤏 捏
    A Pinch of Salt
    Don't Believe it 100%

  3. 潰瘍 Ulcer

  4. Cleavage 乳溝 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. 🏡 Rural | Urban 🏙️

📝 Action Items

  1. Read Avilla Canyon
    or Sentio 

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Homes in Arizona

  2. Life in America

  3. Survival English PPT

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. A lot of my COLLEAGUES

  2. I have 2 SHOWERS

  3. How many BATHROOMS do you want?

  4. Because of MOSQUITOES

  5. There are two KINDS of Omicron

  6. He has two CHILDREN

  7. If I'm chatting with FRIENDS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. I DIDN'T have enough money

  2. I WASN'T as experienced

  3. He WENT to study English again

🔎 Comments:

Henry was more relaxed at home, instead of at TSMC. His English is superior outside of work.

🔥 Descriptions

  1. TSMC'S ORIGINAL plan

  2. My son, HE didn't sleep yet

  3. It'll let YOUR stomach acid be generated

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Which dormitory we should be IN

  2. To receive A package

  3. He's studying to BE a doctor

  4. You will immerse IN it

  5. In THE U.S. | In L.A.

  6. I don't understand what they're talking ABOUT

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. My computer NEEDS to charge

  2. She also just WANTS to have an experience

  3. He HAS his direction

  4. If he FEELS stressed

  5. He WORKS hard

📍 Arizona's Pros and Cons - 4/26 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Weed | Marijuana | Pot

  2. Employee Retention
    留 住 員工

  3. Gender ♂️♀️ Boy/Girl

  4. Relative 👨‍👩‍👧‍👧
    Family Member

  5. Grid 網格 

  6. Forehead 🤕 前額 

  7. Angioedema
    血管性水腫

  8. Baby Boom 👶 嬰兒潮 

  9. Barren = Empty

  10. Politics 政治 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Ribs 肋骨

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Hall Pass Movie

  2. Pay Differences

  3. Arizona's Pros/Cons

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. They ate RIBS

  2. When that coffee staff MEMBER 

  3. To contact FRIENDS and family

  4. They get extra off DAYS

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. Because they WERE absent

  2. He BROUGHT it

🏆 Completed

  1. [Netflix] Hall Pass 🎫 

📝 Action Items

  1. [Netflix]

🔥 Descriptions

  1. Chocolate with WEED or MARIJUANA

​💦 Word Choices

  1. Finally, they're ON the same page 📄 

  2. Save a mistake FROM happening again

  3. Managers cannot apply FOR overtime

  4. Maybe if they thought I GAVE them A promise

  5. Almost THE same

  6. If I rent AN apartment

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. No one WANTS to talk with them

  2. Everyone PREFERS working less

  3. They'll still consider to RAISE your salary

🏘️ Arizona's Housing Market - 4/19 

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Buoyant 🦛 keep afloat 

  2. Fur 🦥 Animal Hair

  3. Excreted by Microbes
    由 微生物 排出 🦠
    Released by Organisms

  4. Breasts = Boobs

  5. Reliant = Dependant 

  6. Your Spirit / Soul 

  7. Gun Ownership
    They Own Guns 🔫 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. Subtitles 

  2. Madagascar / Alaska

  3. Pheonix "Fee-Nix"

  4. Subsidies Sub-sih-dees

  5. Spirituality
    "Speer-it-chew-al-it-ee"

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. Maybe SLOTHS can generate it

  2. Such KINDS of MATERIALS

  3. So many PLACES

  4. Other COMPANIES will keep buying

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. How to do water PROOFING (v)
    How to make something water PROOF (a)

  2. He FOCUSED/FOCUSES on

🏆 Completed

  1. Our Great National Parks 🏞️ [Netflix]

📝 Action Items

  1. Our Great National Parks 🏞️ [Netflix]

  2. Subscribe to Disney+
    Disney Practice   

🔥 Descriptions

  1. He'll feel LIGHTER / more buoyant 

  2. I'm INTERESTED in the INTERESTING rocks

  3. Each has their own NATURAL habits

  4. I have a NEIGHBOR in our NEIGHBORHOOD

  5. I heard Pheonix, Arizona is good

​💦 Word Choices

  1. The TIMING of the SUBTITLES was off

  2. When I was A kid? 

  3. What they say ABOUT nature

  4. From THE internet

  5. They must do IT

🎾 Action Verbs​​

  1. The video INTRODUCES many parks

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Our National Parks

  2. Arizona's Real Estate

📞 Henry - 0973 016 577 - 4/12

🌎 Vocabulary:

  1. Merry-Go-Round
    Carousel 旋轉木馬 

  2. States of Matter 物態
    Gas / Liquid / Solid 

  3. Wipe 擦拭
    Wipe Out 抹除 

  4. Fertilizer 肥料 

🙊 Pronunciation:

  1. 臭的 Stinky | Slippery 滑

  2. Scenery "See-ner-ee"

🏆 Completed 

  1. Big Bang Theory ⚛️

📝 Action Items

  1. Our Great National Parks 🏞️ [Netflix

⌚ Lesson Time:

  1. Long Weekends 🌯  

  2. Vocabulary 🔡 

  3. Our Great Parks 🏞️ 

  4. Big Bang Theory ⚛️

🐾 Plural Noun​s 

  1. I went there maybe twice or THRICE
    I went there maybe TWO or three TIMES

  2. There ARE so many different facilities inside

  3. It's only for CHILDREN

  4. Only your BONES will be left 🦴 

  5. You can see so many PAPERS 
    You can see so MUCH paper 📄 

  6. There are so many small VILLAGES

  7. Such kinds of PLACES

  8. To view Sakura FLOWERS 🌸 

🚴‍♀️ Timed Tenses

  1. He VISITED some hiking trail

  2. All the dead people was --> WERE buried

  3. We will/would GO there

  4. She TOLD/TELLS him

  5. I want to TALK about something

⭐ Focus

  1. Review Plurals Please

🔥 Descriptions

  1. We prepared some BURRITOS 🌯 墨西哥捲餅

  2. It was nothing, but SLIPPERY mud 

  3. Some organic (a) MATERIALS were burned

  4. We would eat _ boiled eggs

  5. You can buy many small MEALS/SNACKS

  6. This number is not ACCEPTABLE