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November 24, 2014

Posts by Henry2


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English
Here is the criticism on the novel I need to improve 1) The story is told by a first-person narrator and is thus a faked autobiography. To enhance realism to the story (to reinforce the idea of realism), Defoe supplies many facts about Robinson (is is appropriate to use "...
February 11, 2012

English
Sorry, I forgot to include this part. Thank you very, very much. 1) Robinson defeats the mutineers and rescues the legitimate crew. At last, Robinson and the ship’s crew sail back to England. 2) After 28 years on the island and 35 years of total absence from England, ...
February 11, 2012

English
I added a few details to my previous summary. I need you to check it. 1) During his journey, he is shipwrecked on a desert island off the coast of South America, near the mouth of the Orinoco River, where he remains for 28 years. 2) To get himself food he learns how to ...
February 11, 2012

English
Thank you very much. Here is a summary I need to make on Defoe's Robinson Cruseo. I used the present as we once suggested to me. 1) At the age of 19 he decides to leave his home, ignoring his father's advice, in order to travel around the world and make his fortune. 2...
February 11, 2012

English
I left out the last interview. I need to summarize the interview in a few sentences rephrasing the colloquial expressions I'm not sure of. Could you please help me here, too? Thank you. "This isn't always easy but if you know before the interview, it's help ...
February 10, 2012

English
Here is interview 4. Could you please help me rephrase it, especially the part with (??) which I can't understand. 5)Speaker 4 is again very colloquial. “I’ve had quite a few interviews for, let’s see, about 4 jobs. So I was getting a bit blasé (what ...
February 10, 2012

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I need to rephrase (using indirect speech) what 4 people said is important when preparing to go for an interview. Could you please help me? 1)Speaker 1 recommends one should make a short list of the job’s requirement (or requirement for/in the job position) before going ...
February 10, 2012

English
Could you please check this sentence? As I haven't heard from you, I'll email the module, you sent to me this morning, to my secretary's office myself(without making ANY CHANGES AT ALL)
February 10, 2012

English
Writeacher, I wanted to thank you for all what you have done for me and for my professional growth. We have worked really hard on the project over the last few days (though I was in bed with flu!) By the way, I used your suggestion as a title for the whole project. If the ...
February 10, 2012

English
I made a last change since our students study only Eglish as a foreign language Impact on pupils: - considerably increasing the students' ability to use English and motivating them to learn other foreign languages .....
February 9, 2012

English
Writeacher, can you please check this email, as I need to send it right now. Thank you very much. 1) I've just read your last email, informing me about our French partner's decision to vary the title of the project. 2) As I have already told you once, we should stick ...
February 9, 2012

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Writeacher, can you please check this email, as I need to send it right now. Thank you very much. 1) I've just read your last email, informing me about our French partner's decision to vary the title of the project. 2) As I have already told you once, we should stick ...
February 9, 2012

English
I've just read your last email. What if a finished the email I've just posted you now with your proposal. I think it is just perfect! Comparative and cooperative studies on local aquatic biodiversity
February 9, 2012

English
I urgently need to know if this is correct. I want to reply this: I've just read your last email, informing me about our French partner's decision to vary the title of the project. (I suppose the original title was just on biodiversity in water..) As I have already ...
February 9, 2012

English
Wrieacher, after so many efforts my partners decided to change the title of the project (instead of focusing only on biodiversity they used the sentence: Comparative studies on local biodiversity related to water and learning from each other. I think it's too generic. As ...
February 9, 2012

English
I left out these very last sentences. Preparation of the first meeting -ICT-platform set up - Integration on schools' websites - Regular reports of status quo (evaluation) - SWOT-Monitoring - Press information and information of external partners First meeting -Getting to ...
February 9, 2012

English
We have left out a sentence which you said was incomplete. Work stage IV: - Documentation of analyses led in Italy - Evaluation of the activities and attitudes. (Can't we just leave out "attitudes"?
February 9, 2012

English
I left out a sentence again, which I had to vary. The schools involved are all situated near natural parks, such as Marais Poitevin in France, Naturpark Schwäbischer Wald in Germany, and the Mogliasso sanctuary (reserve) on the bank of the River Tanaro in Italy.
February 9, 2012

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I left out this last variation. The participating pupils will take turns informing not only their classmates but pupils from all classes, whether in the project or not, about the activities of the project, as well as their results. Can you consider also this possibility, ...
February 9, 2012

English
One last thing. I varied this sentence since we are going to involve students from different third classes.I don't know how to express the second part. Pupils taken from different (or various) tenth classes will be involved in the project since the scientific project's...
February 9, 2012

English
I left out the following sentences. Thank you. - Documentation of the activities taking place in France - Publication on websites - Preparation of the final report/film Participation: local environmental days Final meeting - Presenting final report and film - Press conference...
February 9, 2012

English
Sorry, You had already checked that one! I'll thank you later..
February 9, 2012

English
I think I left out a last part concerning the dissemination of the results. Can you please have a look at it? It is the last! - publication of the project documentation with reports, film and outcomes on the schools' websites and websites of natural parks - information of ...
February 9, 2012

English
I left out a brief description of the two partners. Feel free to make the appropriate changed. We need the project to be approved! 1) Lycée ... is a general sencondary high school with 920 pupils, which is situated in south Vendée, the least economically ...
February 9, 2012

English
I left out two important things. Hopefully, you can have a look at them. First, the sentence you asked me to vary; 1) The following items will be assessed: the pupils’ attitude towards the European Union, their disposition to mobility and their knowledge of both English ...
February 9, 2012

English
Here is the very last part! I've finished it! My next homework will be on history, literature and grammar again!!!! 1) DISSEMINATION OF THE RESULTS Work stage I - Courses in English and ICT - Evaluation and analysis of activities and attitudes Work stage II: - Working out ...
February 9, 2012

English
The part on the dissemination of the results consists of a list of things. It is very long, so I’ll post it into separate times. (Please, check if the words are correct and possible). Thank you for all. This is the end of the project. 3) DISSEMINATION OF THE RESULTS ( F 6...
February 9, 2012

English
Here is the part on evaluation + presentation of the German school. Thank you. 1) Presentation of ….. Gymnasium Limes Gymnasium is for the first time involved in a COMENIUS-Project. This project might open the school and its community to a deeper European engagement. 2) ...
February 9, 2012

English
Thank you very much. Here is a paragraph I need to change again plus a part on evaluation. 1)The participating pupils will take turns informing pupils of all classes of students, whether in the project or not, about the activities of the project, as well as their results. ...
February 9, 2012

English
The original sentence for 1) was: 1) The preparatory meeting made clear that the idea to make a project is a result of the desire to become a more European school as well as to get to know how those things are approached in other European countries and to form networks. Second...
February 9, 2012

English
Thank you very much!! I’m including the last data. My next post will consist mainly of long lists of things. I checked the spelling myself. Could you please check if the words are appropriate? Thank you. - Natural parks as partners will become aware of European dimensions...
February 9, 2012

English
Writeacher, thank you very much! Here are some sentences I varied and I urgently need you to check. I need to clarify those things. Could you please help me express sentence 1? We need to impress the EU to support the project!!! Rationale 1)The preparatory meeting made clear ...
February 9, 2012

English
I left out a last sentence I need to add at the end of the school presentation. 1) Our students are also encouraged to engage in extra-curricular activities. Our school has been awarded several prices within the contest “I Giovani e le Scienze” sponsored by FAST, the...
February 8, 2012

English
I can't understand your last correction in my previous post. Thank you Natural parks as partners will become aware of European dimensions and should be motivated to promote themselves as European activities. (what does this mean?)
February 8, 2012

English
The first sentences of the last paragraph and then we have finished! Thank you very much !!!!!! 1) The preparatory meeting made clear that the idea to make a project is a result of the desire to become a more Europeen school as well as to get to know how those things are ...
February 8, 2012

English
Here is my last paragraph for you to check. I left out the most important part, which we need to vary, bearing in mind that English must be the lingua franca. Do you think we should include "helping the pupils overcome their inhibitions" among the linguistic ...
February 8, 2012

English
Writeacher, could you please check the last two paragraphs I posted. I need to check everything for tomorrow. There is still one more paragraph after those and then we will have finished! Thank you for your invaluable help!
February 8, 2012

English
I forgot to add this part with reference to our school. It is essential. Thank you. 1) Pupils taken from one tenth class will be involved in the project since the scientific project topics are included in the curriculum of this class. The participating pupils will take turns ...
February 8, 2012

English
Here is the second part on the European added value. Thank you very much in advance!! 1) The European added value of the intended project is first of all to be located in this European project in which pupils will cooperate. 2) It will bring educational programs and methods to...
February 8, 2012

English
Here are the integrations into ongoing activities which refer to the two other schools. Thank you very much! 1) The project, its cycle and the outcomes will be integrated as followed: .......Gymnasium: The 10th class will be involved in project because the project subject is ...
February 8, 2012

English
Writeacher, thank you very much! Here is the part on the integration into ongoing activities. I wrote a number of ideas. I hope you can join them into a cohesive paragraph!! 1) High school... Pupils taken from a tenth class (or from different tenth classes) will be involved in...
February 8, 2012

English
Writeacher, I urgently need to email the our partner the following things, to make sure he will make the changes. 1) As there are several pages to check , I won't be able to revise everything by this evening. 2) I made just a few changes in the linguistic objectives, the ...
February 8, 2012

English
Here is the part concerning the distribution of tasks among the partner schools. 1)..... Gymnasium: It will coordinate the project and accomodate partners twice (beginning and end). It will as well set up the e-twinning platform and organise presentations, press conferences ...
February 8, 2012

English
When presenting the school we missed an an important detail I need you to check: 1) Among the experiences realized in cooperation with the Politecnico of Turin (It is a well-known Applied Science Faculty in Turin. I would like to leave the name in Italian. What do you think?) ...
February 8, 2012

English
Here are the linguistic objectives which I'm going to vary as English should be the lingua franca. Is it correct to mention the objectives using the gerund??? They didn’t consider the pupils’ point of view. What do you think? 1) Linguistic objectives : - helping ...
February 8, 2012

English
Thank you very, very much indeed! Here is the second part, concerning the scientific and linguistic objectives. The question is: " What are the concrete objectives of the partnership"? 1)Scientific objectives - describing the biodiversity, the presence of ...
February 8, 2012

English
Writeacher, I have finally reached an agreement with my German partner. However, I'll have to check the English version of the application form by tomorrow (which is full of mistakes and contradictions! Plus: I'm ill and on sick leave). I really hope you can help me ...
February 8, 2012

English
Yes, you are right. It's 2 pm here right now. Writeacher, I just wanted to know your personal opinion about this sentence: "By executing the whole cycle of project management in English and the two other partner languages, the pupils will have a fairly better ...
February 8, 2012

English
Writeacher, I urgently need you to check these sentences. 1) I'm pleased to read that English is and will remain the lingua franca of the project. For this reason, we'd like to vary a few sentences in your application form. In particular, this sentence: 2) "By ...
February 8, 2012

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I urgently need you to check these sentences. Thank you very much! 1) I'be been really disappointed to read that our German partner doesn't want your school to join in. Actually, we won't be probably part of the partnership, too. 2) Though English is regarded as ...
February 8, 2012

English
I just wanted to add a few more things. I urgently need to express them. 1) We keep emailing each other (two people involved) in English because we both agreed to use English as the lingua franca. 2) Therefore, we must vary the application module; otherwise, both our students ...
February 7, 2012

English
I urgenlty need you to check these sentences, too. I need to be extremely convincing but also determined. 1) We also agreed to use English as lingua franca during the preliminary meeting we held at our school with our school principals. 2) On that occasion we established that ...
February 7, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences. 1) Our German partner wrote that students can communicate in one of the European languages of their partners. I'm really disappointed by his words and I need to reply to this. 2) Among the linguistic objectives you included: - ...
February 7, 2012

English
Could you check these sentences, please? Thank you for helping me! 1) Here is the translation I did on the presentation of the school as received (in Italian) from..... I'm attaching it to this email together with the things he still has to complete. 2) He is going to work...
February 7, 2012

English
Thank you very, very much for helping me! I still have to mention a few things to connect the description of the school to the need of promoting the study of English and IT. I hope you can help me express them. 1) I also wanted to say that students from the applied sciences ...
February 7, 2012

English
Here is the second part of the school description I need to translate. Some words are unclear and the sentences are too wordy. I need your help to improve them. 1) third branch includes the study of two foreign languages: English and French and addresses to all those who wish ...
February 6, 2012

English
Thank you very much. As for my project, I translate the presentation of the school literally (without changing any single word). I I think we should shorten sentences and choose more appropriate words. 1) The scientific high school …… was founded in 1969. It ...
February 6, 2012

English
I left out the following statements. Could you please check them? Thak you.. 1) A third-person narrator can tell the story as an omniscient narrator, who knows everything about the events and the characters’ thoughts using an unlimited point of view or the point of view ...
February 6, 2012

English
Thank you!! Could you check the things I wrote on the different kinds of narrator. (I still need to include the non-omniscient narrator but I need to know if my definitions are correct). 1) The narrator is the voice who tells the story and from whose point of view the story is...
February 6, 2012

English
Writeacher, thank you very much for all your explanations!! I think the part of the integration of the project into the students' curriculum should be improved. This is what I translated. I think certain points should be omitted. I also wanted to add a new point. 1) ...
February 6, 2012

English
I forgot to add a point to the linguistic objectives. By the way, what do you think of the linguistic objectives I included? 1) achieve high levels of competence in English as a preparation to (end-year/last-year of high school) English CLIL (Content and Language Integrated ...
February 5, 2012

English
Thank you very much. I just want to be sure that I rewrote this sentence correctly. I added a few more things I need to include in an email. 1) improve spoken English skills by interacting successfully with other students effectively. 2) I'm really sorry for emailing you ...
February 5, 2012

English
Thank you very much. I just have a few doubts about an email I need to write. Students will be able to.. 1) use recordings to monitor grammatical errors in spoken English 2) Prof. ... has completed part D in Italian (points 2-6). I translated them into English and I'm ...
February 5, 2012

English
Here is the second part of the objectives. 5)use communication strategies that will help them to compensate for language gaps they may have in their current speaking skills 6) interact successfully with both their group mates and partner students as a consequence of effective ...
February 5, 2012

English
Thank you very much! As to the linguistic objectives, I included a few more things but I don't know if the logical sequence is correct (I think some points could be omitted). As you are also an English teacher, I really hope you can help me organize the linguistic ...
February 5, 2012

English
Writeacher, I think I should also improve a point related to the students' involvement. In particular, the last part should be clarified. Thank you. 1) A focus group, led by the school principal and made up of participating students, the contact person, the participating ...
February 5, 2012

English
Everything is perfect. I just have to vary point 1. I included a further point for you to check. Thank you very much. I think we have to vary some of the sentences. 1) Involvement of the classes of the participating students (Only 10 students belonging to current second ...
February 5, 2012

English
Writeacher, could you please check if the sentences are correct? Thank you. (I included my doubts in parentheses) Integration into ongoing activities 1) Involvement of the classes of the participating students 2) Closer examination (or in-depth analysis) of propaedeutical ...
February 5, 2012

English
Here is the fourth part of my translation. I still have problems with synonyms. EVALUATION How will you evaluate, during and after the partnership, whether the aims of the partnership have been met and the expected impact has been achieved? 1) Evaluation of the activities: ...
February 4, 2012

English
Thank you. Here is the third part of my translation. I included synonyms in brackets. I really need you to check the words. Integration into ongoing activities 1) Involvement of the classes of the participating students 2) Closer examination (or in-depth analysis) of ...
February 4, 2012

English
Here is the second part which is sometimes confusing. I really hope you can help me. 1) Sharing of the results in English, interpretations and formulations (elaborations/working-out/drafting) through an Internet platform set up by the German high school (e-Twinning is a ...
February 4, 2012

English
Thank you very much. Here is the second part. Some data are unclear. I hope you can help me. 1) “Focus group” led by the school principal made up of the participating students (or the students involved in the project), the contact person (also: reporting person) , ...
February 4, 2012

English
Writeacher, thank you very much for your cooperation. At last, I received part of the project to check. I translated it literally but I think it should be improved since it is too concise. I'd like to know your opinion. Cooperation and Communication among partecipating ...
February 4, 2012

English
I left out the following sentences. Thank you. 1) This accelerated a secret plan to call in (I need to rephrase this) William of Orange, the champion of the Protestant cause in Europe and the husband of James’ Protestant daughter, Mary. 2) Cooperation between Crown and ...
February 4, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check this part on English history I wrote. Thank you very much for helping me. 1)In 1660 Parliament invited Charles II (1660-1685) to return to his kingdom from exile in France and the republic was over. 2) The restoration of the monarchy was greeted ...
February 4, 2012

English
I urgenlty need you to check these sentence. Thank you. 1) I'm emailing you the (required/requested??) information to your school address hoping that your school computer is working now (How do you express tha fact that the computer has broken down?) 2) As I wrote to you ...
February 4, 2012

English
Could you check these sentence, please? I don't know how to write n.2 1) 17 students from my I C look forward to corresponding with yours. On Monday I will let you know their class email adress so we can start the email partnership. 2) I measured (took is better?) my son ...
February 4, 2012

English
I left out these two sentences. Thank you very much for your cooperation. 1) Our school will be closed for two days due to heavy snow falls. 2) On Monday I'll ask the secretary for a copy of the school's prospect, which I will translate in Italian for you. 3) By the ...
February 3, 2012

English
Writeacher, I'll follow your advice. Can you check if everything is OK? 1) As I told you last Saturday, I asked my school's science teachers several times to prepare part D but they didn’t. 2) During the preliminary meeting they haven’t helped us at all ...
February 3, 2012

English
Do you think this definition is better and can be apply to the chemical and microbiological analysis of water? Scientific method Students will be involved in the following investigating activities: 1. Ask Questions 2. Do Background Research 3. Construct Hypotheses 4. Test ...
February 3, 2012

English
Could you please help me express sentence 1. We have to consider the fact that groups of 10 students will be working on biodiversity in each school of the three schools separately and at the end they will compare their results. 1) Task organization and information distribution...
February 3, 2012

Science/English
I really need a science teacher to check point 1 and tell me if the rest is possible. Thank you very much! 1) Task organization and information distribution The various tasks will be divided among participating students according to the logical breakdown of looking at the ...
February 3, 2012

Science
Bobpursely, thank you for helping me! Our project involving three schools is about biodiversity in water. In particular, participating students will have to carry out a chemical and microbiological analyses of water in each school's local area : river water for us and the ...
February 2, 2012

English
Bobpursely, thank you for helping me! Our project involving three schools is about biodiversity in water. In particular, participating students will have to carry out a chemical and microbiological analyses of water in each school's local area : river water for us and the ...
February 2, 2012

English
In point 4 I wanted to be more precise. What kind of texts will they have to write when reporting about their experiments, exchanging information with partner students per email or intepreting data? Please, help me!! 4) write a wide range of different types of writing ...
February 2, 2012

English
Writeacher, can you please tell me if I should group the linguistic objectives differently? Being a teacher yourself, could you please tell me if you would include other objectives when considering the study of a scientific subject in a foreign language? Thank you. Linguistic ...
February 2, 2012

Science
Writeacher, can you ask a science teacher to help me with my application? (methods adopted when analyzing experiment data concerning biodiversity in water) I would be extremely grateful to you. Approach 1) Task organization and information distribution The various tasks will ...
February 2, 2012

English/Science
I really need your help to determine if the following techniques are possible when analyzing scientific data (biodiversity in water) with pupils. I think an English science teacher can help me determine the techniques. Approach 1) Task organization and information distribution...
February 2, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these two sentences!! Thank you. 1) Do you need a detailed presentation of the school? 2) The other schools I worked for have always paid (rewarded/remunerated) both my involvement and transtlation activities (?) before and during a school exchange...
February 1, 2012

English
Here is the second part of the project I urgently need to prepare on biodiversity. Please, I don't know what else to include. What impact do you expect partnership activities to have on persons and on the participating institutions? 1) The project will develop ...
February 1, 2012

English
I urgenlty need you to check these sentences. Thank you. I'm emailing you the list of objectives again since my first draft was incomplete. I still have to add a few things as to the impact of the project on our students and the European value attached to it. Let me check ...
February 1, 2012

English
I urgently need you to revise this short summary. Thank you. 1) Robinson travelled twice two Africa. On his first voyage to Africa they were caught in a storm but they eventually saw a boat, jumped onto it and saved their lives. 2) On his second voyage he was captured by ...
February 1, 2012

English
Could you please check the following sentences, please? 1) Our teachers haven't helped us at all to establish the objectives or the possible results of our project. 2) That's why I believe we should consider the possibility of including Finland in our partnership. 3) ...
February 1, 2012

English
I revised the sentences again. Now I really need your final check At the end of their two-year project students will be able to 1) master the basic linguistic structures to operate in a work/scientific environment (I don't know how to express it) 2) be familiar with the ...
February 1, 2012

English
I varied the sentences considering the students' point of view. Thank you very much for your advice They will be able to: 1)be familiar with the necessary linguistic structures to operate in a global study environment by taking a mainstream GE (General English) course with...
January 31, 2012

English
I just wanted to know if you have the tradition of "the kindly old woman" in America and if yes, what do you call her? 1) On Epiphany Eve the "kindly old woman" brought me many sweets and a pair of earings. 2) On 8 January I went back to school as all my ...
January 31, 2012

English
I didn't notice the spelling mistake. Could you please check which alternative is best? Thank you. 1) I did't manage to finish my homework before the beginning of the school. 2) On 30 December I was with a group of friends. (I spent New Year's Eve with a group of ...
January 31, 2012

English
I'm posting you the ones I'm really unsure of. 1) The day after their visit I started my homework and I did't manage to finish it before the beginning of the school. 2) On 30 December I was with a group of friends. I spent the rest of my holiday meeting my friends...
January 31, 2012

English
I left out the following sentences.Thank you very much. 1) The day after Christmas my uncles from Liguria visited us. 2) The day after their visit I started my homework and I did't manage to finish it before the beginning of the school. 3) On 30 December I was with a group...
January 31, 2012

English
I urgently need you to revise these sentences. Thank you very much! 1) On my first days of holiday I read a book, tidied my room and helped my mum to make buiscuits for all our family. 2) On Christmas Eve I went to the gym to do my callisthenics practice. Three days before ...
January 31, 2012

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