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October 23, 2014

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English
I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you very much for the help. I wonder if you could say "a post office in Oxford Street instead on Oxford Street" in British English. 1) I have to keep my homework exercise book in order. 2) At school I mustn't: ...
March 25, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences, please? Thank you very much for your previous corrections! 1) How can I get to school? Can you tell me the way to school, please? 2) Do you know the bank in Cross Street? Is Oxford street the road near the station? Yes, it is. 3) You have ...
March 25, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much. It is really urgent! 1) She was looking at the people sitting at the cafè while she was driving. 2) She was listening to music on her earphones while she was running in the park. 3) She was looking at a ...
March 25, 2011

English
Can you please chech these very last two sentences of the day? Thank you. I'm playing on my Nintendo DS these days. Where are you playing these days? Darwin eliminated the possibility of the creation also if this idea conflicted with the teachings of the Bible and the ...
March 23, 2011

English
Can you please help me check these sentences? Thank you very much. 1.Some schools valued their pupils' athletic prowess more than their scholarly ones. 2.Factory owners were also oblidged by legislation to teach their duty (? they apprentices). 3.One of the most important ...
March 23, 2011

English
I urgently need to find a site where I can listen to the last Chapter of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Stevenson. I really hope you can help me! Thank you very much.
March 23, 2011

English
Can you check these sentences for me, please? Thank you. 1)The setting of the novel is ambivalent since it seems to lie halfway between England and Scotland. 2) Utterson finds out that Dr Jekyll has created a potion, which enables him to release his evil side. 3) It is capable...
March 23, 2011

English
Can you please check these questions, please? Thank you very much in advance 1) I had to do the cleaning twice a day. 2) It took me one hour to get to Turin. 3) For my next holidays I’m going to Sicily with my parents. 4) He was reading a book when the police arrested him...
March 22, 2011

physics
A 54.0 kg person takes a nap in a (lightweight) backyard hammock. Both ropes supporting the hammock are at an angle of 16.9° above the horizontal. Find the tension in the ropes.
March 22, 2011

English
Can you check these sentences for me, please? Thank you very much. 1)He proposes he should pay for the racer himself. 2)She spent pleasing days in Sicily. 3) She has very pleasing manners. 4) What age do you have to be to drive a car in Spain? 5) Tell your English penfriend...
March 22, 2011

biology /help
6. Erin, Patricia and Larry's daughter, is married to Jeff. Jeff was in a serious car accident and needs a transfusion but Erin is told that Jeff cannot be given her blood. Based on this information, provide Erin's blood genotype and blood phenotype. Can you help me ...
March 21, 2011

English
Thank you . I just need to know if it is right to say "Read pp. 71-75 and then do the following gap-filling activity".
March 21, 2011

English
Thank you very much for helping me! I forgot to include these last sentences. Can you explain me the difference between "Ought to" and "should". For example, I know I ought not to hurt his feelings (why ought to and not should?) 1) The teacher caught Mike ...
March 21, 2011

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences for me. Thank you very much for all. 1) Mary couldn’t afford to go to the cinema last weekend. She decided to take some money from her brother, Ben (without asking him for it). 2) Her best friend doesn’t know whether or ...
March 21, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. I hope you can have a look at them, too. 1)The British upper class still thought of itself as the centre of the civilized world. World War I put an abrupt end to all this. 2) In June 1914 the heir to the Austrian throne, the ...
March 21, 2011

English
Can you please check the sentences I wrote on the outbreak of World War One. What do you think? I went to the site you recommended to me (or just "me"?). 1) King Edward VII (1901-1910) came to the throne after the death of Queen Victoria. 2) The Edwardian Age saw the...
March 21, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. 1) If I won 2 million Euros at the lottery, I would transfer part of the money on(to) my bank account and invest it (in state bonds/government securities) 2)I would buy myself a house in the mountains and one at the ...
March 21, 2011

English
Thank you very much for helping me! Your information was really of help can you say that?) Here is a paragraph I wrote on Dulce et Decorum Est by Owen. I know it is incomplete. I also need to find more data on the "War poets" and on this poem, too. Can you help m? 1...
March 20, 2011

English
1) I find it difficult to describe activities people normally do when working on the computer (on "Microsoft Word", for example). Can you help me? (For example: I switch on the computer, then I click on the icon "word" and wait for it to open. I type in my ...
March 20, 2011

English
I visited the site you recommended to me. I just have a few mor doubts. I included a few more sentences whose vocabulary I'm not sure of. 1) The teacher was annoyed/cross with me for being late BUT she was annoyed/irritated by the heat/the elephant. 2) I was frightened by ...
March 20, 2011

English
Can you please check one more thing: 1)The students were delighted by /with their exam results. Are "by" and "with" possible? Is the meaning the same as "they are pleased, satisfied, content with? their exam result? 2) They are depressed, sad, happy, ...
March 20, 2011

English
Thank you. I just want to know if "She was anxiuous for me" is grammatically correct.
March 20, 2011

English
Is it all right to say "he was anxious for me, but about my health? Thank you
March 20, 2011

English
1) I need to find a good site explaining the period between the two World Wars and after (with reference to the Irish question, the Suffragettes' Movement , the New Deal, the Walfare State, and the Swinging 1960s) on a blackboard. Actually, this kind of information is not ...
March 20, 2011

Algebra
if a radius is 4x meters and its heights is 5x3 meters find its volume
March 19, 2011

calculus
solve the initial value problem by seperation of variables du/dt=2t+sec2t/2u, u(0)=-5
March 18, 2011

calculus
solve the initial value problem by separation of variables 8. dy/dx=x+1/xy, x>0, y(1)=-4
March 18, 2011

English
Can you check if my instructions on how to do the washing and the washing-up are correct? Thank you very much. When you do the washing, you sort the clothes, put them into the washing machine, insert the washing powder into the drawer or plastic container, start the washing ...
March 18, 2011

English
Is that correct to say: If he were she (or in her place) , h'd get a racer? Thank you very much fr your help and information!
March 17, 2011

English
Can you please help me complete the fill-in-the-blank activity, please? I'm not sure if the rules in America are the same as in England. 1)You can get a part-time job when you are 15 years old. You can ride a 50cc moped when you are 14 years old. You can't leave school...
March 17, 2011

English
I left out the questionnaire I really need you to check. I have to refer to what happens in America. 1)You can get a part-time job when you are..You can ride a 50cc moped when you are......You can't leave school until you are......You must be ......to join the army. You ...
March 17, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following words. Thank you.I need help for the questionnaire, too 1)Which household chores are most popular among American teenagers? Can you see if I wrote them right? (put the rubbish out, sweep and mop the floors, take the bed linen off the bed, wash...
March 17, 2011

Engish
I'm finding it difficult to write the instructions for a strawberry salad. (Can you say it in English)? Thank you very much for your help. 1) Remember the most common non-reflexive verbs in English through this story. 2) Which are considered as low marks in the USA? Does &...
March 17, 2011

English
Can you please help me formulate the questions better and answer the last two yourself? Thank you very much. 1) I quarrelled (argued) with my best friend because I refused to let her copy the maths test (from mine?). 2) She is cross/furious with me now. I'm going to make ...
March 17, 2011

English
Can you please help check these sentences I wrote about adjective and past participles. Thank you. 1)I'm as pleased as Punch. 2) Your project is excellent.I'm pleased/happy/satisfied/content (are they all synonyms, did I include all?). 3) This song is so boring.I'm...
March 17, 2011

English
Can you please check these ideas on stress and young people, please? Thank you vey much for helping me finding an excellent site on science!! 1) The two things teenagers are most stressed about are how to make new friends and how to improve their school performances. 2) Their ...
March 17, 2011

English
Though I specialized in Germanic languages, I need to present (in a very simple way using a very simple language) some scientific topics in English to Italian 18-year-old-students (studying applied sciences) whose English is very poor. I'm seeking internet sites where ...
March 17, 2011

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. (I included four sentences on how to make wine) 1)This wine is made from Nebbiolo grapes, grown exclusively on the slopes (vineyards?) of these hills. 2)These veneyards have been ...
March 16, 2011

English
Can you check the following sentences, on reflexive verbs, please? Thank you. 1) I used to live on my own (better than by myself) in a one-room apartment. One morning, I woke up at 6 a.m. then I got up and went into the bathroom. 2) I got washed and dressed and then I rushed ...
March 16, 2011

accounting
True or false ? The columns of the employee earnings record consist of the amount columns in a payroll register and accumulated earnings column? Can you help me answer this question ? thank you.
March 15, 2011

Chemistry
Which indicator can be used to detect the endpoint of a species that has Ka=1.1 x 10E-8? I used phenolphtalein? is that correct?
March 15, 2011

English
Are these last two senteces correct Do you have to take a make-up exam if you fail a subject in June' Do you know what festivity is celebrated on next 16 MArch in Italy It has been 150 since the Italian republic was founded.
March 14, 2011

Health
in class, we have to do a presentation on something health related . do you think i should talk about where babies come from ? i'm in 6th grade . thanks
March 14, 2011

English
I have some doubts on how to rephrase a few sentences on Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde. I hope you can have a look at them. 1)The story is told from the point of view of Mr. Utterson, a London lawyer and friend to the brilliant scientist Dr Henry Jekyll. 2) After relating a ...
March 14, 2011

English
Thank you very much. Here are some more questions I need you to check. Choose the topics on the basis of your own preferences and then interview your American twinned students. Write their answers on the sheet provided by your teacher. Be prepared to be tested on their answers...
March 14, 2011

English
I forgot to include these other questions. I'm going to arrange them according to their topic (school, sports activities, travelling (?), clothes (?), student exchange programm, family, food). Do you think the topics are all right? 1) Do you have a report card on which ...
March 14, 2011

English
Thank you very much for helping me improve my questions. What do you think of this activity? Can you think of any other questions to include? 1) Do you support any charities? 2) What clothes are fashionable among teenagers in America these days (??)? 3)Do you know the name of ...
March 14, 2011

English
The questions I selected are as follows. I'd like you to improve my vocabulary. 1) Why did you decide to join the school/or students' exchange? 2) What do you expect from it? Can you say anything in Italian? If yes, where did you learn it? 3) Can you get any Italian ...
March 14, 2011

English
1) Four American 17-year-old students will be in class with us tomorrow for an hour. 2) I need to prepare some activities to entertain them. They can't speak any Italian so the activities must be English. 3) I was thinking of preparing a questionnaire myself about their ...
March 14, 2011

chemistry
In a chemical reaction, substance A combines with substance B to form substance Y. At the start of the reaction, the quantity of A present is a grams, and the quantity of B present is b grams. Assume a> and <img src=. At time t seconds after the start of the reaction, ...
March 14, 2011

English
I realized I left out a paragraph for you to check. Thank you. In particular, can you say a bike shop, enthusiastic about? 1) Johnny has got a headache and he can’t train. Storm is training for the triathlon alone. 2) Her times are fast but she finds training alone boring...
March 13, 2011

English
Two very last doubts. Do you say "the Augustan or The Augustans were interested in real life". He admitted it had been him who ate all the cake./He admitted eating all the cake. Are they both correct?
March 13, 2011

English
These are the very last sentences. I'm unsure whether to use she or her (in sentence 6). Do you say "found out" or found/discovered in sentence 2? Is it possible to turn this sentence into the passive? "She has been doing the washing for two hours". The...
March 13, 2011

English
I forgot to ask you if the sentences I sent you before were gamatically correct. Thank you. In particular the use of "through" in q. 1, "as for" in q. 4. 1) Time is personified through the use of a capital letter in line 9, through the use of verbs ...
March 13, 2011

English
Can you check these sentences for me, please? I really need to know if they are possible because I need to meet some American teachers tomorrow. 1)How do you call the teacher who is at the head of the English Department in a high school? 2) She has organised a variety of ...
March 13, 2011

English
Can you please check if everything is correct now? I made the chages you told me. I have one more doubt in n. 3: Can I used "bored with" instead of bored by? 1)She was really upset about her uncle’s death. 2)She was embarrassed about the way her father treated ...
March 13, 2011

physics
A pion has rest energy 135MeV. It decays into two gamma rays that travel at the speed of light. A pion moving through the lab frame at v=0.98c decays into two gamma rays of equal energies, making equal angles θ with the direction of motion. Find the angle θ and the ...
March 13, 2011

English
Can you please tell me if the tense choice is correct in this paragraph? Tahnk you. Two verbs in brackets. 1) Time is personified through the use of a capital letter in line 9, through the use of verbs referring to human action (line 10: beding, come) and finally through the ...
March 13, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following statements. I hope you can have a look at them, too 1) embarrassed about/at (are the prepositions intercheangable?) I was embarrassed about how untidy my room was/at (about?) having to ask for money/ to ask for money. 2)I was cross/annoyed/...
March 13, 2011

English
Thank you very much for your correction. I need to know which prepositions are possible after certain adjectives of emotions. I hope you can help me. 1)disgusted at/by/with (I need to provide examples). I was disgusted at/about/ by (?) the news of the Prime Minister's love...
March 13, 2011

English
I forgot to include the other sonnet (N. 116). I find it hard to rephrase the last couplet. 1)Sonnets 116 is about love in its most ideal form. True love is to be based on mutual trust and understanding. 2) True love doesn’t change when the situation changes or with the ...
March 13, 2011

English
Thank you very much for all your information. I'm finding it difficult to rephrase two sonnets by Shakespeare, especially number 130 "To my Mistress' eyes". 1) The sonnet is Shakespeare's tribute to his uncomely mistress, commonly referred to asthe dark ...
March 13, 2011

English
Can you please check this paragraph I summarized myself from an internet site called euronews. I think it can be useful to revise passive tenses and, of course, to keep up to date with what happens in Japan. 1.A 10-meter tsunami slammed into the Japanese city of Sendai killing...
March 13, 2011

Statistics- Help
I need help with this problem for school. For the first one i got .3758 and second 1.6, but i don't think they are right. My calculations are off It is known that about 20% of car insurance policies include emergency road service. Suppose we randomly select 10 car ...
March 12, 2011

English
I forgot to include these last two sentences. Thank you very much. 1.It fostered individualism, and wasn’t concerned with abstractions such as social justice, equality or fraternity. 2) Liberal thought influenced the new view of the world and affirmed free-will, salvation...
March 10, 2011

English
These are a few sentences on the Augustan Age I'd like you to check. I'm unsure about punctuation and word choice. 1. The 18th century England was called Augustan after the period of Roman history which had achieved political stability and power as well as a ...
March 10, 2011

English
I forgot to include these last two sentences. I hope you can look at them. 1) Macduff wasn't born to a woman (I mean naturally) since he was torn from his mother's womb. 2) My favourite programme is called “Year zero” and is broadcast on TV every Thursday ...
March 10, 2011

English
I’m having problems in paraphrasing the song “Never Ever” by All Saints. Can you check it, please? I included a sentence on the use of “propose” and one concerning the use of reflexive pronouns. 1) Storm is a bit ashamed of herself. She feels sorry for...
March 10, 2011

English
I just need to know if zapping, channel surfing are synonyms, if subscribe is followed by to, and if propose could be followed the indirect object. I included a few more sentences I really don't know if they are possible. 1) I hate people zapping (channel surfing, channel-...
March 10, 2011

English
I just need to know if the verb “prophesy” can be follow by to (ex. to Macbeth), if “army” is considered as a collective noun (plural), if the word devil is used with the definitive article and if the expression “to be born by “ is correct. I also...
March 10, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. 1) I hate people zapping (channel surfing, channel-hopping) when watching TV. 2)We bought a Freeview box an a satellite dish to watch (free) satellite channels around the world. 3) We also subscribed (?) to Sky to watch the national...
March 10, 2011

English
Can you please check if these sentences are correct? Thank you. 1) The witches are unable to distinguish between opposites. For them fair is foul and foul is fair. 2)They are able to predict the future and are generally associated with the devil. 3) First, they prophesy (to ...
March 10, 2011

English
Can you please check my last sentences. I really need to know which expressions are best. Thank you. 1)He studied at Eton college, where misbehaved students used to be beaten. 2) On his return to London he experienced poverty. 3) At the time (not "in this period") he...
March 9, 2011

English
I forgot to include these last two sentences. 1) Slaves worked either on sugar cane plantations (better of sugar cane) or in their masters' houses. If they rebelled, they could have an ear cut off or be killed. 2) For them the only way to escap ws the underground railroad ...
March 9, 2011

English
I'm finding it dfficult to check a few more sentences. These are the last on this theme. Thank you. 1)He studied at Eton college, where misbehaved students used to be beaten. 2) On his return to London he experienced poverty 3) At the time (not "in this period") ...
March 9, 2011

English
Thank you for improving my punctuation. Here are some more sentences I'm doubtful about.In particular, I find it difficult to express numbers 7 and 9. 1) However, while looking at the picture, a cry of pain and indignation comes from him. 2) He can see no change in it, ...
March 9, 2011

English
I checked the spelling mistakes and I reworded some of the sentences. Can you please check them and tell me how I can improve them? Thank you. 1)Dorian throws himself on the sofa, and starts thinking of his past. He recognizes he has filled his mind with corruption, committed ...
March 9, 2011

English
I have a few more sentences on Dorian's death I'd like you to check. Thank you. 1)Dorian throws himself on the sofa and starts thinking of his past. He recognizes he has filled his mind with corruption, committed horrible crimes and has exerted an evil influence on ...
March 9, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. I hope you can have a look at them, too. 1) 1984 can be considered an anti-utopian novel, which shows Orwell's sympathy for all the people who were murdered and exhiliated in totalitarian dictatorships (?) in the first half of ...
March 9, 2011

English
I still have a few doubts. I hope you can have a look at them, too. 1) Winston is a thry-nine-year-old man characterized (?) by blonde hair and a ruddy complexion, caused by the use of blunt razor blades. 2) At the beginning of the book he enters his modes apartment, where the...
March 9, 2011

AP Physics
Gamma rays are high-energy electromagnetic radiation (photons) emitted in an attempt by the radionuclide to become stable, i.e., radioactive decay. Gamma rays have moderate-to-high penetrating power, are often able to penetrate deep into the body, and generally require some ...
March 9, 2011

English
Could you please check the correction of your first sentence? I included a few more sentences on Stevenson's novel. Could you please have a look at them? Thank you. 1 a) 1984 can be considered as anti-utopian novel. 1)The single dominant theme in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is ...
March 9, 2011

English
Can you please check these five sentences for me I find it difficult to correct. 1)1984 can be considered (as) an anti-utopian novel because it provides the description of a society in which a totalitarian government controls any action of the people. 2)In this (?) state of ...
March 9, 2011

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you. 1) Forensic artists are also essential to catch criminals. They are required to possess two skills. 2) First, they need to have good interview skills as they have to talk to victims and listen to their descriptions. 3)...
March 8, 2011

English
Can you please check if these sentences are OK? Thank you. 1)Forensic science adopts different scientific methods to catch criminals. 2)In particular, scientists can examine a suspect’s fingerprints or check blood type. 3) They can also check teeth and look at dental ...
March 8, 2011

English
I forgot to include these 5 statements I still have doubts about. Thank you. 1) Since George Orwell was a child, he developed an independent-minded personality and then he professed (?) atheism and socialism. 2) He didn't accept the strict discipline imposed at Eton since...
March 8, 2011

English
Can you please tell me if the parts included in brackets are grammatically wrong? Thank you. 1) Slaves had to harvest and grow sugar cane (not sugar canes). 2) Slaves couldn’t speak their language, call themselves with their names or practice their religion because slave ...
March 7, 2011

English
Thank you very much for your help. I forgot to include the following stataments. 1) As he changed into Hyde, he experienced a sense of freedom in his increased wickedness. 2)He was physically smaller and younger because, up to that moment, the evil side of his nature had been ...
March 7, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Thank you. 1) In Chapter ten Dr. Jekyll came to the realization of the primitive duality of man (the human soul?). He admitted that man was not truly one but two. 2) He was sure that if he could separate his two...
March 7, 2011

English
I really have problems in correcting the grammar and choosing the proper synonyms in these sentences. I selected the six most difficult ones. 1) Their task was to grow and harvest sugar cane. In those profit-making enterprises a system of terrible punishments and rewards was ...
March 7, 2011

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are some more sentences I'm not sure of. 1)Each South-American family owned more than twenty slaves on average. 2)Slaves were mostly needed to work on plantations. Their task was to grow and harvest sugar cane. In those profit-making...
March 7, 2011

English
Can you please help me check these sentences, please? Thank you. 1) Slaves were considered as animals: white slaves used to sell them by auction. 2) Furthermore, white slave owners imposed a system of punishment and reward (better: of punishments and rewards to keep the slaves...
March 7, 2011

English
I'm finding it difficult to correct these sentences. I hope you can help me check them.Thank you. 1)In 19th-century the greater part of black slaves was born in America though they were originally deported from West Africa. 2)They worked for white people as servants and ...
March 6, 2011

math
what is the next two fractions and the pattern is here is the fraction 1,1/4,1/9,1/10,_,_
March 5, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me please? Thank you. 1 Puritans was the name given to the more (most?) extreme Protestants within the Church of England. 2)Charles I's reign was characterized by the continuous conflict with the Parliament. Puritans held a ...
March 4, 2011

Physics
A mechanic jacks up the front of a car to an angle of 6.2° with the horizontal in order to change the front tires. The car is 2.91 m long and has a mass of 1100 kg. Gravitational force acts at the center of mass, which is located 1.02 m from the front end. The rear wheels ...
March 3, 2011

English
Can you please tell me if the following expressions are possible? 1) Would it be all right with you if I got my book from the other room? I left it in my backpack. 2) Can you wipe the blackboard off? 3) You should return the book to the library in two week's time. 4) Can ...
March 3, 2011

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. 1) Henry believes beauty to be not as superficial as thought. 2) He urges Dorian to enjoy his youth now that he can, while it won't last for ever. 3) He also urges him to give in to any kind of sensations forgetting ...
March 2, 2011

physics
How much exertion in pounds does it take a woman who weighs 115 pounds to push a cart that weighs 50 pounds?
March 1, 2011

math
Lisa. Has 8 shirts. One-fourth are dress shirts. One-half are school shirts. How many are dress shirts? How many shirts are school shirts?
February 28, 2011

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