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October 30, 2014

Posts by Henry2


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English
I left out the following sentences. Thank you very much for helping me. 1) As for our Comenius project on biodiversity in water, I'm attaching a copy of the European module the coordinating school has to fill in by 21 February. 2) Do you think you could help the German ...
January 31, 2012

English
Could you please check the following sentences, please? Thank you. 1)I'm still waiting to receive an answer from the principal of the German school to see if they are willing to accept your school in our Comenius partership. 2) In any case, our science teachers are really ...
January 31, 2012

English
I really need you to check these sentences. Thank you very much! 1) I fell off (do you need a word afterwards, e.g. my bike) and I bruised my knee. I cleaned the wound under running water, then I dried the area and I put a dressing (a bandage over it)/I bandaged it. 2) I ...
January 30, 2012

English
What is your personal opinion about these scientific objectives to be added to my project on biodiversity in water? Thank you 1)Demonstrate an understanding of: a. biodiversity in different aquatic environments and its sustainable development b. scientific methods and ...
January 30, 2012

English
Can you please have a look at these few sentences? I urgently need to know if they are right. 1)It would be nice if my students from the ninth class could start emailing to your students to practice their English. 2) They already keep a diary about their daily routine so it ...
January 30, 2012

English
I left out the following sentences. Thank you. 1) prepare them to become successful individuals thus increasing their job opportunities in a more and more globalized world 2) increase students’ reading skills which they will require to analyse and interpret data derived ...
January 30, 2012

English
Can you please check my sentences together with a few more points I need to include in my project work? 1) I really hope you had a good journey back home. All our teachers have been enthusiastic about your visit and your principal's words about the project! 2) They will ...
January 30, 2012

English
Thank you. Here are the sentences again for you to check At the end of the two-year program students should be able to... 1)maximize their use (or upgrade their knowledge) of a wide range of Information and Communication technologies (I want to make it more specific: how do ...
January 29, 2012

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Here is the second part I need you to check. Thank you. 1)To maximize the use of a wide range of Information and Communication technologies (I want to make it more specific: how do modern students communicate?) as well as of English as a medium of communication 2)To facilitate...
January 29, 2012

English
I need to improve the objectives I wrote for my Comenius project. Can you please help me? They must be persuasive. 1)to increase the students’ general knowledge and understanding of concepts, procedures and attitudes by involving them actively and cooperatively in all the...
January 29, 2012

English
As promised, I'm posting you the 5 sentences to be checked. 1) Thank you very much for helping me with my school search. 2) Your colleague wrote in her blog that the involved students come from the fifh and sixth classes. Actually, they are between sixteen and seventeen ...
January 29, 2012

English
Can you please check these sentences? I find it difficult to rephrase to sentences. Thank you. 1) thank you very much for helping me with my school search. 2) In the blog I noticed that your colleague wrote that the involved students come from the fifh and sixth classes. 3) ...
January 29, 2012

English
How can I revise this sentence? with the addition of a lexical and skills syllabus on biology. (therminology used in biology to describe biodiversity) 1) Do you think that the following should be included into the objectives or the results of students' analyses on water? 2...
January 28, 2012

English
I left out the following statements. Thank you. 1) Investigation activities will be based on four components: investigation (analyzing problems from different points of view), interaction (activities and skills) and interpretation (presentation of findings in front of the ...
January 28, 2012

English
Could you please tell me if everything is OK? Thank you. I had to include the linguistic objectives of the project as well as the methods we are going to employ. Linguistic objectives 1)To provide students with the necessary linguistic structures to operate in a global work/...
January 28, 2012

English
I left out a sentence, too. Thank you very, very much 1) In particular, your school would analyze the water in your local area (the results of which will then be exchanged through an E-twinning platform set up by the German schoool) and you would also help the Italian science ...
January 27, 2012

English
Writeacher, this is my last doubt! As I couldn't find anything on the objectives of a project on the biodiversity of water in English I'll have to refer to these objectives which refer to soil. Do you think you can help me? The topic must be water (rivers, ocean etc) ...
January 27, 2012

English
Here are the last sentences. Thank you very much. 1) Ten students and two teachers (from each of the four schools) will take part in the mobilities of this two-year project. 2) The teachers and the students involved will be chosen by each school discretionally if the project ...
January 27, 2012

English
Sentence 3 was incomplete. Can you please help me to express it better? Thank you 3) The final product of our research will be both a DVD and a film. The French school has the instruments (?) to make a film out of our common experiences. (The students will decide how to make ...
January 27, 2012

English
Thank you very much! Here are the last sentences I need you to check. 1) Could you also email (to my school) a short presentation of your school, explaining which scientific subjects your students learn and if they learn them in English? 2) (I need to determine which ...
January 27, 2012

English
I don't know exactly how to express these concepts. I urgently need to express them in English. Please, help me! 1) Tomorrow I will tell both our French and German partners that your school is going to cooperate with us on the project. 2) We have agreed on a common theme ...
January 27, 2012

English
I left out these few sentences. Thank you 1) The harvest begins around mid-October; the grapes are collected by hand and laid into boxes. 2) The must ferments 15-20 days in stainless steel vats between 25 and 28°C The elevage in Slavonian oak casks holding from 30 to 60 ...
January 26, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check the agenda again: Agenda of the Comenius project 1) 27 January 2012 Greeting of the principal of "... high school" (to the German and French schools) in the teachers' library. 9 pm -12pm Visit of the school (and its laboratories) ...
January 26, 2012

English
I left out these sentences. Could you please check them? Thank you. 1) We are delighted to welcome today representatives from the French and the German school with whom we will embark (work?) on our Comenius project. 2) We have searched with difficulty to find two schools that...
January 26, 2012

English
Thank you very much! I still haven't found anything on biodiversity in water. I need to find a website which explains the possible scientific objectives of this type of topic. Remember that the research will be carried out by 17-year-old Italian students specializing in ...
January 26, 2012

English
I left out these sentences. Thank you very much for your cooperation. 1) We would eventually like to build on not only the sharing of information between schools but on building an eventual student exchange programme between the schools. 2) This project is also important to ...
January 26, 2012

English
You are perfectly right. I wanted to add these sentences, too. I really need your revision. 1) We must remember past atrocities but at the same time we must do something against them. It is for this reason that our school has decided to embark on a European project involving a...
January 26, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences on the Holocaust. Thank you. 1) 27 January was chosen as the date for Holocaust Memorial Day because it was on this date in 1945 that the largest Nazi killing(?) camp Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated. 2) On this day our school ...
January 26, 2012

English
Could you please check this? Thank you. 1) My English colleague will be at school this afternoon to welcome the French delegation. As I told you, I have afternoon lessons and then I'll be busy picking up my child from school.
January 26, 2012

Science/English
writeacher, I urgently need the help of a science expert to help me determine the possible scientific objectives (biochemical) of a project on biodiversity on water. What else can be included? The project is addressed to 16-year-old students with an intermediate level of ...
January 26, 2012

English
I urgently need the help of a science expert to help me determine the possible scientific objectives (biochemical) of a project on biodiversity on water. What else can be included? I wrote them but I need your check: Biodiversity in water and waterways in our local area. ...
January 26, 2012

English
I left out two sentences. In my next post I will include some of the objectives I'm thinking of including in my project. 1) The woman is wearing a low-necked (two-tone) polka-dot dress, a large blue (sugar cane blue?) boater (straw hat) on her head and a pair of stilettos...
January 25, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences, too. Thank you. 1) Hi Andrew, how are you? I ‘m very well because I spent a very beautiful weekend with both my family and my friends. 2) On Saturday morning I played tennis with my father whereas in the afternoon I went out ...
January 25, 2012

English
I'm posting you five sentences but I really don't know if all the words (in parentheses) are possible. 1) .... a green-and-white kilt (?), a white, short-sleeved shirt and a pair of knee-high socks. He is carrying a very high and heavy log (not trunk) with both hands. ...
January 25, 2012

English
Could you please revise this sentence? Thank you. 1) By moblity we mean the transer of every single teacher or student to the partners' country within the two years of the project.
January 25, 2012

English
I left out the following sentences. Can you please have a look at them? 1) The man on the left is wearing a green-and-white kilt, a short-sleeved shirt and a pair of knee-high socks. He is carrying a very high and heavy log (not trunk) with both hands. His clothes are very ...
January 25, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences, please. Thank you. 1) We are going to fix the exact number of both teachers and students to be involved in the project as well as the number of mobilities during our preliminary meeting on Friday 27. That's why we rely on your ...
January 25, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences. Thank you very much. 1) I received the address of your school from a university student I met during my summer vacation in Madrid. 2) We are currently looking for a school interested in joining us in a multilateral Comenius ...
January 25, 2012

English
I urgently need to know if the following sentence is possible: 1) Robinson told the captain his story on how he had been made a slave. 2) The waves started crashing onto the ships.
January 25, 2012

English
Writeacher, I need your help to write the English translation of the speech my principal will hold when meeting both the German and the French principals. Can you suggest to me "formal" sentences he will probably use when welcoming them, showing them our schooland ...
January 24, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check this part for me. Thank you very much for your cooperation. 1) I go on the internet every day to conduct research on various school subjects. I normally go on google as a search engine to find answers to my homework. 2) I usually spend two hours on...
January 24, 2012

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Could you please quickly check this sentence? Thank you very much. 1) The project is mainly centred on the cooperation among students. About twenty students taken from different second classes (aged 17) will participate in the project. 2) I really hope your science teachers ...
January 24, 2012

English/Science
urgently need to talk to one of your science teachers. In particular, I need help to define the objectives for our two-year Comenius project concerning biodiversity in water. This comparative study will be carried out in English. 1) As you know, it will involve 17-year-old ...
January 24, 2012

English
I forgot to mention the following description. 1) He's wearing a pair of ripped, washed-out jeans under a black T-shirt with the image of a white skull on it. 2) The right-hand side of his hear is completely bald (because it has been shaved) where the left-hand side is ...
January 24, 2012

English
I urgenlty need you to chekc these sentences. Thank you. 1) As you are a scholar with an in-depth knowledge of Clil within a Comenius project, I would like to have your opinion about the objectives we should include in the project. 2) Could you let us have a look at your ...
January 24, 2012

Science/English
I still need the help of a science teacher. I urgently need to know where to look for English vocabulary used to describe the equipment of both a chemistry and a computer laboratory.
January 23, 2012

Science
I urgently need to talk to one of your science teachers. In particular, I need help to define the objectives for our two-year Comenius project concerning biodiversity in water. This comparative study will be carried out in English. 1) As you know, it will involve 17-year-old ...
January 23, 2012

English/Science
I urgently need to talk to one of your science teachers. In particular, I need help to define the objectives for our two-year Comenius project concerning biodiversity in water. This comparative study will be carried out in English. 1) As you know, it will involve 17-year-old ...
January 23, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences. Thank you. 1) I'm pleased to get to know that the French delegation will be arriving on 26. January. On that day I have got afternoon lessons till 3.15 pm. 2) The school administration office will be opened until late in the ...
January 23, 2012

English
Sentence number 5 was incomplete. I think I should leave out "in part two". I urgently need you to have a look at these other sentences, too 1) I hope you can help me find a Scottish school which is interested in a partnership with our school. 2) In the mail I sent ...
January 23, 2012

English
As promised, I included 5 sentences. I hope the others were possible! 1) Winston lives a squalid existence in a one-room apartment in "Victory Mansions", eats black bread, synthetic meals, and drinks industrial-grade "Victory Gin." 2) He is discontent with ...
January 23, 2012

English
Here is the second part. Thank you very much. Hopefully you can have a look at it, too. 1) The Ministry of Truth, which exercises complete control over all media in Oceania, employs Winston at the Ministry's Records Department, where he doctors/alters historical records in...
January 22, 2012

English
Thank you very, very much. Here are some more sentences on the summary of Orwell's 1984. I referred to the websites you suggested to me. 1)The novel describes a future England, Airstrip One, no longer the head of an Empire, but an outpost of Oceania, a vast totalitarian ...
January 22, 2012

English
I urgently need to write a short email to a scholar specialized in Comenius projects. After presenting myself and the school I'd like to include this: 1) As you are a scholar with an in-depth knowledge of Clil within a Comenius project, I would like to have your personal ...
January 22, 2012

English
Thank you very much. Here is the second part I'd like you to check. 1) From his place Winston can read the three slogans of the Party: War is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength. 2) Each of these is of course either contradictory or the opposite of what we ...
January 22, 2012

English
Thank you writeacher. I hope that one of your science experts on Jiskha can help me with finding the vocabulary. Here are some sentences on Chapter I of Orwell's 1984 I need you to check. 1 )The telescreen is described as an oval metal object fully integrated into the ...
January 22, 2012

English
I urgently need to know where I can get a sort of dictionary of terms on microbiology. 1) I need to translate technical terms from Italian into English used to describe the results of a microbiological analysis conducted on water. 2) In addition, I need to know the English ...
January 21, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences. Thank you very much for helping me. I don't know a few technical terms. 1) I can see two young men who are probably (working??) on the Stock Exchange. The one in the left-hand side of the picture is analyzing data on his ...
January 19, 2012

English
Could you please help me describe the pictures I posted you and check these sentences. 1) Go and fetch some chalk, will you? Open the window halfway to let some fresh air in. 2) You should hand in your dissertation by next Monday. Wipe off the blackboard. 3) If you enter the ...
January 18, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences. Thank you very much for helping me. I don't know a few technical terms. 1) I can see two young men who are probably (working??) on the Stock Exchange. The one in the left-hand side of the picture is analyzing data on his ...
January 18, 2012

English
Could you please check these sentences? Thank you. 1) Looking to receiving some good news from you, I take the opportunity to wish you all the best for the new year. 2) In picture A I can see a Latin American teacher explaining things to a class of students. She is probably ...
January 18, 2012

English
I forgot to include the following sentences.Thank you very much. 1) This hotel is more convenient since it lies near the school. They (it?) charge 60 Euros for a single rooom and 90 for a double room. 2) Thank you very much for your decision of helping me finding a school ...
January 18, 2012

English
I urgently need to know which of the following sentences are possible. 1) Caliban has been reduced to slaveryC by Prospero. 2) He has been enslaved by Prospero. 3) He is subject to Prospero. 4) He is a slave to Prospero. Prospero has enslaved him. 5) He has made a slave of ...
January 18, 2012

English
Here is the second part of my rephrase. I'm finding it difficult to summarize the last paragraph. 1) In the second passage (excerpt) Robinson instructs Friday in the Christian religion. Friday, on the other hand, comments on the difference between Christianity and his own ...
January 17, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check the second part of my rephrase. I'm sending it to you separately. 1) Although Robinson describes Friday as a good-looking, healthy young man, yet he stresses that the features that make him a pleasant fellow are exactly those that most resemble...
January 17, 2012

English
Thank you very much. Here is the second part. I'm including the part I have to rephrase first. Thank you. 1) "His hair was long and black"; " forehead very high and large, and a great vivacity and sparkling sharpness in his eyes", "skin .... of a ...
January 17, 2012

English
Here is my rephrase. Actually, I don't have much time to find synonyms, so I hope you can help me. 1) At the beginning of the passage taken from Chapter sixteen of Robinson Crusoe,Friday is described as a fascinating, good-looking young man in his late twenties. (Robinson ...
January 17, 2012

English
I need your help to rephrase the description of Friday in Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. I really hope you can help me! 1) First I let you have a look at the sentences I need to rephrase: " a comely handsome fellow, perfectly well made, with straight strong limbs; tall and ...
January 17, 2012

English
I still have to include the following paragraph to my previous letter. Can you please check it? Thank you. 1) As to your accommodation, you have chosen a hotel which lies more than two miles from the school! 2) I think you should opt for one among the following hotels which ...
January 17, 2012

English
Can you suggest a website to me where I can listen to the various chapters of Defoe's Robinson Crusoe? Thank you.
January 17, 2012

English
I'm pleased you are helping us again! I need you to revise a few sentences on my project since I varied them a little. Thank you very much for helping me again! 1) I wonder if you could help us find a school which is willing to join our partnership with both a French and a...
January 17, 2012

English
I urgently need to include the following details in a letter. Ms. Sue, could you please check them? 1) As I'm planning all the details for our preliminary meeting I urgently need to know when you are arriving here and if you need any help to arrange your transfer from the ...
January 17, 2012

English
Ms Sue, I urgently need you to check these sentences I need to hand in for tomorrow and a few words. 1) knee-high socks, knee socks Are they both possible? 2) a two-tone jumper/ a two-colour jumper (which is best?) 3) She proposed going to the cinema She proposed that I should...
January 16, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences I need to hand in for tomorrow and a few words. 1) knee-high socks, knee socks Are they both possible? 2) a two-tone jumper/ a two-colour jumper (which is best?) 3) She proposed going to the cinema She proposed that I should go to ...
January 16, 2012

English
Ms Sue, could you please check my sentences, please? I still have a few doubts. 1) How long is it since you (last) played with the band? Since last year. Or just last year. 2) How long ago did you last play with the band? A year ago. When describing a picture in a book, would ...
January 16, 2012

English
Ms Sue, thank you very much again for helping me. I just wanted to know, if possible, if writeacher is well. He has always helped me so much. Thank you.
January 16, 2012

English
I left out a very last sentence. She's been in/at the cinema for two hours. Are they both possible?
January 15, 2012

English
I left out these three last statements. Can you please consider them two? Many thanks again, Ms. Sue! 1) As we are short of time (as the deadline is approaching), we urgently need to know if you would be interested in such a partnership. 2) If you have other proposals as to ...
January 15, 2012

English
Thank you Ms. Sue for your invauable help! Here is the second part of the letter I need to hand in by tomorrow. As writeacher is not there, could you please help me check it? Many thanks in advance. This two-year project will be mainly about a comparative study on biodiversity...
January 15, 2012

English
I urgently need help with a couple of sentences. Can you also check my previous post. I need to prepare the letter for tomorrow. Thank you. 1) The lady at the bottom left of the photo (is "in" the bottom a mistake when describing a photo?) 2) How long is it since you...
January 15, 2012

English
I urgently need help with a couple of sentences. Can you also check my previous post. I need to prepare the letter for tomorrow. Thank you. 1) The lady at the bottom left of the photo (is "in" the bottom a mistake when describing a photo?) 2) How long is it since you...
January 15, 2012

English
I wonder why writeacher hasn't been writing and correcting my queries for a few days. Is writeacher well? Thank you.
January 15, 2012

English
I left out two statements. Can you please consider them two? 1) As we are short of time (as the deadline is approaching), we urgently need to know if you would be interested in such a partnership. 2) If you have other proposals as to the topics to be dealt with within our ...
January 15, 2012

English
This is the second part of the letter I need to prepare. I really need your help to improve the word choice. Thank you very much in advance. 1) This two-year project will be mainly about a comparative study on biodiversity in water and other waterways in our local areas and ...
January 15, 2012

English
Could you please tell me if the following sentences are possible? Thank you. The principal of my school has asked me to find an Irish school which would be interested in a Comenius partnership with our school, a French high school and a German high school. 2) The project will ...
January 14, 2012

English
Can you please tell me if the following sentences are correct? Thank you. Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first. 1) He went to bed two hours ago. He has been sleeping for two hours. 2) They have been chatting for one hour. They started chatting ...
January 14, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences, please. 1) How long have you know Peter? I' ve known him for two years, since I moved to Paris. 2) We'll arrive late unless we take a taxi. 3) We won't start dinner until/as long as your father doesn't arrive. When ...
January 14, 2012

English
I forgot to include this part. Thank you. 1) The principal of my school has asked me to find an Irish school which would be interested in a Comenius partnership with our school, a French high school and a German high school. 2) The project will be mainly about a comparative ...
January 12, 2012

English
I urgently need to send a letter to a University teacher, expert in the study I don't even know how to start this letter. Can you help me write an introductory sentence to the teacher? 1) Our school is currently working on the planning of a Comenius Project to be carried ...
January 12, 2012

English
I need to revise these sentences. Can you please help me? 1) What music instrument do you play? Which music instrument do you play? 2) When does their show start? What time does the show start? 3) Do you have a lot of fun? You always talk around. (What does "talk around&...
January 12, 2012

English
I urgently need to translate this. Actually, it refers to the preliminary meeting for our project. I need help with the word choice. Thank you. 1) In order to plan everything before your arrival, we need to have a few details about your travel arrangements. First, how are you ...
January 11, 2012

English
I urgently need you to check these few sentences. Thank you 1)Alonso is desperate because he thinks his son drowned. (I'm not sure whether it is a simple past of drown, or the past partiple, to be drowned?) 2) At the end Prospero and Antonio are reconciled/become ...
January 11, 2012

English
I left out two last sentences. Thank you. During my summer holiday I competed in (?) an international chess tournament organized by .... The tournment lasted one week. When I went to the beach, I swam and I sunbathed.
January 10, 2012

English
I left out the following sentences. Please see if everything is correct this time. 1)The medieval perspective considers death as liberation from the prison of the body, whereas the Renaissance view doubts the existence of an afterlife. If death, unlike sleep, is an end in ...
January 10, 2012

English
Thank you very much. I retyped the sentences you checked. Can you please tell me if everything is correct? Thank you. 1) A violent crime was committed against a member of the hero’s family. The ghost of the previous king, the elder Hamlet, appears to his son, Prince ...
January 10, 2012

English
Thank you very much. I will certainly use the information from the website you suggested to me. As I need to translate a grid into English, I can't vary words. Could you please tell me if the words I included are possible in English? Thank you. Content: Grammar and ...
January 10, 2012

English
I urgently need to translate an evaluation grid ( to evaluate pupils' paragraphs) into English. 1) The total score is 15. The points will be ? as follows: Content: 5 Grammar and vocabulary accuracy: 5 Cohesion (use of appropriate sentence connectors, critical criawareness...
January 10, 2012

English
I left out a last thing on the questionnaire. Whicf of the following should be evaluate a mistake? 1) ......(moral conscience/fear/cowardice) is what prevents man from committing suicide. (in Hamlet) 2) The fear of death allows man to bear sufferings and ...... (injustices, ...
January 10, 2012

English
I know the best choice would be " had committed suicide", but I wanted to know if "had drowned herself" should be evaluated a mistake. Thank you. 1) When Hamlet returns to England he learns that Ophelia has ________ in a state of________ (has died/drowned ...
January 10, 2012

English
I forgot to include this sentence at the beginning. 1) I'm terribly sorry that I didn't manage to write you to you earlier. By the way, I hope it is not too late to send you all our best wishes for a year full of health and success.(our, I mean on behalf of our ...
January 10, 2012

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