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December 3, 2016

Posts by SraJMcGin

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Spanish la terea
Don't forget the necessary accents. 1. será, otherwise 1 through 8 are correct. ¡buen trabajo! 9. ¿Son todos esos tuyos? Answer: ¿Son todos esos tuyos? (ésos) Without accent "esos" is an adjective and the next word must be the ...
November 17, 2016

spanish
Please put the answer where the question is. You can give the letter or use ***** to tell your answer. ¡excelente! Perfect work! Sra
November 17, 2016

Spanish
1. I thought I had already done this? Los Sanjuaneros llegan muy emocionados a la casa de los Narcís, están gritando de emoción para ver si alguien está en casa. Han venido a la casa para (simplify) ver lo que la familia Narces dará para la ...
November 11, 2016

Spanish
Sorry, have been in hospital. I hope this is not too late for you. Mi famillia (spelling error = familia) generalmente celebra fiestas en mi casa conmigo (delete conmigo and just have con) mis padres y mis tios y primos(. = end of sentence.) Nosotros celebramos juntos. Mi ...
November 7, 2016

spanish
1. The familiar command for tocar is "toca for the affirmative but no toques for the negative." 2., 3, & 4 are fine. 5, 6, 7 are correct. 8 is correct but 9 is not. The infinitive "conectar" becomes "conectes" 10. is correct 11. Sentía is ...
November 5, 2016

Spanish Lit Part 2
6. El abuelo le dice a La Peregrina si tiene que llevar a alguien o algo, que lo lleve. (imposition of will uses the Subjunctive) Su ganado o sus cosechas; Pero no para vaciar su casa de nuevo como cuando se llevó a Angélica.La Peregrina estaba confundida y no ...
November 4, 2016

Spanish Lit Part 2
El abuelo le dice a La Peregrina que si tiene que llevar a alguien o algo, que debe llevarlo, etc. MUST you write it out first in English and then translate to Spanish? This becomes so confusing that it is better to just answer in Spanish. Please do that as I have just spent ...
November 4, 2016

Spanish Literature
1. I will only check the Spanish. Desde la llegada de Adela, la casa había cambiado de estar llena de tristeza en una casa con (delete "la") risa. Telva l3 explica a Adela que la casa había estado viviendo en la oscuridad y que Adela era una rá...
November 4, 2016

Spanish Literature
Again, please post ONLY the Spanish so I don't get so confused going back and forth! Sorry but I have been very ill and still having problems. Sra
November 4, 2016

French
trois chambres (3 rooms) , et deux salles de bains. (2 bathrooms) Chez moi, je fais le jardinage et la cuisine. (If you simplify what you are saying, it will be far easier and "flow" better in French. Sra (aka Mme)
November 3, 2016

Spanish
I believe that I have already done this one. Sra
November 2, 2016

Spanish Literature
Tradtionally St John was the youngest of the Apostles, outlived the others and did not die a martyr. The Fiesta de San Juan is the 24th of June, with the summer solstice. The origin is pagan and the rituals and customs are preChristian. This night is not only in Spain, but ...
October 27, 2016

Spanish Literature
6. Spanish: El "otro lado" y el nacimiento se parecen bastante iguales, ya que ambos trayectos presentan el miedo de no saber lo que va a venir. 7. Spanish: La Peregrina explica que a pesar de que muchas personas temen a la muerte, el abuelo pertenece a un pueblo que...
October 27, 2016

Spanish Literature
1. Spanish: Primero (OR Al principio) el abuelo había correspondido las visitas previas de La Peregrinas al día el pastor se había perdido y muerto al cruzar la quebrada; El día del chubasco de nieve . A continuación, el abuelo había ...
October 27, 2016

Spanish Literature
1. In the English, line one, "la Peregrinas" does not match. Remove the "s" from "Peregrinas." In the Spanish: It is not "the first grandfather" and I will have to go upstairs to the computer. There is just too much for the iPadPro, ...
October 27, 2016

Spanish Literature
It is a pleasure working with you! (and I don't always say that. Sra
October 27, 2016

Spanish Literature
I was getting worried because I didn't see a reposting of the first Spanish Literature. Did you notice I did do the ending? 1. ¿According to the grandfather, what had he corresponded to = a qué) prior to the Peregrina's visits? 2. For what Purpose) had la...
October 27, 2016

Spanish Homework
excelente = buen trabajo Sra
October 27, 2016

Spanish
The next time, please number the sentences. Totally correct. "buen trabajo" Sra
October 26, 2016

Spanish
Jaylnn's Spanish Literature post.
October 26, 2016

Spanish
OOps! Again, ESTAR is location, something temorary. SER is permanent, inheritant. Your parents are your parents for life! The answer is c = son. Sra
October 24, 2016

Spanish
Good choice! "suyo" is a possessive adjective (LONG FORM, which substitutes for the SHORT FORM "su." The subject must be 3rd person, either singular or plural = Ud., Uds., él, ellos, ella, ellas. The subject of a is tú, of b is yo and of ...
October 24, 2016

Spanish
First of all, this is the difference between SER and ESTAR. SER is for anything permanent, inherent while ESTAR is temporary, location. The heritage and/or nationaltity of someone is something basic and therefore SER. You have chosen well = a. Sra
October 24, 2016

Spanish
Perfect! Here are all the SHORT forms and their LONG FORMS: mi/mis = mío, mía, míos, Mías tu/tus = tuyo, tuya, tuyos, tuyas su/sus = suyo, suya, suyos, suyas nuestro/nuestra, nuestros, nuestras = nuestro, nuestra, nuestros, nuestras vuestro/vuestra...
October 24, 2016

Spanish Literature Q & A
Let me work on the ending. I thought you would have reposted by now. quiere que la mujer vuelva (the Subjunctive is required here because of "imposition of will" in that one person wants someone else to do something and it remains to be seen as to whether or not that...
October 21, 2016

Spanish Literature Q & A
I checked and Martín has the accent, as well as Rabión. Sra
October 21, 2016

Spanish Literature Q & A
9. ladra y le dice OR ladraba y le dijo = THAT is an example of "sequence of tense"..."a" Una Peregrina = the "a" personal should be repeated in front of each direct object noun that deserves one...compartado con miedo....."ingenio" = ...
October 21, 2016

Spanish Literature Q & A
7. also êste (pronoun referring to the paso) ...que esrá = porque...Also please check every "Martin" because isn't it Martín with accent? 8. le pidrn (same reason as above re indirect objects)...Do you know the difference between "pedir...
October 21, 2016

Spanish Literature Q & A
5. In line # 1 , drop "de"1...La ropa" is feminine so the adjectives must be also = extraña & t.ípica. Remember that any and all adjectives must have the same NUMBER (single/plural) and GENDER (masculine/feminine) as the noun/s modified. ___ella es...
October 21, 2016

Spanish Literature Q & A
3. In your answer más requires an accent. Also su hija mayou = her eldest daughter. "viejo/a" signifies OLD not just older.... antes; etc (semicolon rather than a comma to avoid a run-on sentence. Finally, su familia no escucha = you must conjugate escuchar ...
October 21, 2016

Spanish Homework
1., 2., 3. = sin error = perfectos 4. Remember that all adjectives have the same NUMBER (singular or plural) and GENDER (masculine or feminine) as the noun they modify. "La cena" is singular and FEMININE. The Past Participle, functioning like an adjective = servida. ...
October 20, 2016

Spanish
Carlos y Sam están hablándose por teléfono. Sra
October 20, 2016

Spanish
First of all, you need to decide if you are using the formal (usted) or familiar (tú) form. It would help to also know what level of Spanish you have = first, second, third year, etc. Also, if I knew the title, author, year, of the textbook you have, I would know better...
October 17, 2016

FRENCH ..LAST SLIDES! PLEASE HEL
2. Peinture mieux connue (peinture is feminine so the adjective must be also) 4. offre = offrent (soldats is plural so the verb must be also = soldats is the subject, correct?) The above is all slide 2. Slide 3: 2. escape de la civilization de Paris = Is that what you mean to ...
October 13, 2016

FRENCH!
Il est (or était mort) le 13 août Sra (aka Mme)
October 13, 2016

FRENCH!
First of all, which artist are you describing? Is it Eugène Delacroix? Does this name have an accent, for example? It does in French. If it IS the artist I mentioned, he is massculin and all adjectives referring to him must be masculine. For him, it would be: est n&...
October 13, 2016

Spanish Linguistics
Since you are into Linguistics, you will need a good Spanish—->English and a good English—->English dictionary. Prtobably you will also need a good Linguistics book OR the Internet to understand the terminology. Terminology to learn: alomorph = one of a set of ...
October 12, 2016

Spanish
"either/or" is for an affirmative sentence = "either/or" "ni/ni" is for a negative sentence - "neither/nor" A is wrong because it is 1/2 negative & 1/2 affirmative = "neither/or" B is wrong because there is no negative word in ...
October 11, 2016

Spanish
In the 4th, or 10 through 24: #10. You need the familiar command for "be patient" or ten 11. equipaje (this seems to be a vocabulary error) = too much baggage 12. Do you see "ha?" That is half of the Present Perfect Tense and requires a Past Participle = ...
October 11, 2016

Spanish
In the 3rd one, and it's a good idea to number each paragraph, antes de que Ud. se (4) vayas, = did you notice that they are both using the formal (usted)? This one is "Ud. se vaya" nosotros (7) bejemos = this is merely a typo = bajemos Sra
October 11, 2016

Spanish
In the 2nd paragraph, sometimes the meaning is tricky between the imperfect and the preterit. no (6) saber = this can not be the infinitive because there is a subject = no sabía (he was not knowing) a dónde (7) fue. = adónde iba = where he was going. "...
October 11, 2016

Spanish
In the first paragraph, métete (4) is the familiar of meterse, a Reflexive Verb. The formal is métase ponte (5) is another Reflexive Verb, ponerse, which becomes póngase Di (7) comes from the verb decir and not dar. It becomes diga sé (10) is the t&...
October 11, 2016

French
HOW TO MAKE ACCENT MARKS ON A PC COMPUTER WITH WINDOWS: computer / Jiskha / accents 1. Step 1 Make sure your number lock key is on. Most computers have a little light that lights up to signify the num. lock is on. 2. Step 2 While the number lock key is on, hold down the Alt. ...
October 10, 2016

French
Oh sorry I see the *** IS your choice! #1 = correct #2 = correct. If you don't know how to make accent marks on the computer, I need to know 2 things. 1. Do you have a PC or a Mac? 2. Do you have Windows or not? Je préfère. There are 3 "e's" in ...
October 10, 2016

French
Where are your choices? For example, in #1 I should see yor choice immediately after: Is it A, B or C? Sra (aka Mme)
October 10, 2016

FRENCH
I hit "post" repeatedly but I didn't see it posted. Now, of course, I have lost it. I am attempting this on the iPad, because I have left the computer for today. I'm not feeling too well after my surgery. The first stanza looks OK. Stanza 2, line 3, change &...
October 9, 2016

French
1. Oh, (comma) 15 Oh, (comma) 19. Oh, (comma) = for direct address 21. de vous, (comma) mon amour 16. Because Cyrano is writing this, keep in mind that he is masculina. Therefore "seule" need to be "seul." Everything else looks OK. Sra (aka Mme)
October 3, 2016

French
9. Les gens-là...Have you noticed unmodified nouns require the article (le, la, les)? 10. Is "Environ" spelled correctly? "ont" goes in front of the past participle. Do not seperate the 2-part passé composé. le territoire (article) 11. ...
September 18, 2016

French
1. You have not corrected #1.= ce qui (subjecrive, not objective) 2., 3. ok 4. que la province était connue comme... 5., 6. ok 7. drop "au couts" as "parceque" replaces that (I'll post this as I've lost something. I cannot slide up & down ...
September 18, 2016

French
Could you please do a favor for me? These poor old eyes simply cannot slide up and down without blurring. If you could put the French IMMEDIATELY after the English, I would not continually lose my place! example: 1. English sentence 1. French sentence. 1. ...ce qui est ... 2. ...
September 16, 2016

9th grade Spanish 1
!perfecto! Well done! Sra
September 15, 2016

FRENCH
de rien! Sra (aka Mme)
September 15, 2016

FRENCH
1. With non-modified professions, there is no article = être pédiatre... 2. Did you write the questions or merely copy them? reçu requires an accent... méd. (accent) & it's better to repeat "j,ai fini...". la résidence... 3. ......
September 15, 2016

spanish
1. correct 2. Yes on B BUT there are 2 misspellings = mi has an accent on the i and tambien (check your spelling) has an accent on the e. If you don't know how to make accents on your computer, I need to know 2 things: 1) . Do you have a PC or a Mac and 2) Do you hane ...
September 13, 2016

French
2. Because you are referring to a preceding clause, c'est is better. ...c'est parce que j'ai une petite.... 3. good Sra aka Mme
September 12, 2016

French
1. drop "un" when it is a non-modified profession (besides you are feminine!) 2. this = ceci c'est / not "je suis" (I am) but "j'ai" (I have) 3. L'hérmangiome / une tache de naissance (birthmark) caoutchouteuse avec un nodule ...
September 12, 2016

Spanish 2
Sorry, but my LONG explanation yesterday did not post. I'll try again. 1. words with necessary accents are incorrect if the accent is not there. The answer is B BUT cortó requires an accent. Preterit is an action "over and done with" = she DID cut herself ...
September 11, 2016

spanish
Since you don't state what tense you are working with it is probably "What are you doing after work today?" (Present Tense) ¿Qué hacen Uds. después del trabajo hoy?" It could also be the Present Progressive: ¿Qué está...
August 17, 2016

French
Anna, before you do any more Passé Composé and/or l'Imperfait, please learn the "rules and regulations" involved in using the Past Tense in French. If you need a complete review of anything, please let me know, but understanding the tool is ...
August 7, 2016

French
1. Seeing that your name is Anna, don't forget that with the Passé Composé the Past Participle must reflect that you are female: allée 2. I "was" is past tense = Quand j'étais (I like the Imperfect and again the 2nd verb has "...
August 6, 2016

french
ELLE s,EST cass'ee la Jambe. 2nd ok. Vous avez blesse' ' le pied. Can not find accents on new iPad. Sra
March 4, 2016

French
Without "en" it is correct but with "en" it is noir et blanc. SRa/aka Mme
March 4, 2016

French
Without "en" it is correct but with "en" it is noir et blanc. SRa/aka Mme
March 4, 2016

French
Sorry, working with a brand newiPad Pro and having a terrible time, I really miss my computer, 1. I was trying to tell you that you need j'aime la comedie (no way to do accents yet) 4. Drop the last two words. Ok on the last. Sra
February 15, 2016

Fren
' le" should drop the "le." 1. 'Je tiens" should be "J la" 2. 'OVerall" is "Surtout" 3. I enjoyed is past tense = J'ai aime (accent on e) 4. Drop "a retarder." Sra
February 15, 2016

French
i am hAVINGSO MUCH TROUBLE WITH THIS NEW MACHINE! 'Cindy' should be ' ci.' sRa
February 13, 2016

French
Not "Elle" but "celui-Cindy" for le film. Sra
February 13, 2016

French
i answered this earlier today but ai do not see it posted so I'll try again. 1. ok 2. "In it ". Is "dans ELLE". Les" is "des." 3. nOt "ce" which is an adjective, and you need "Cela" and "fut" is passE simple...
February 13, 2016

spanish
ps. I don,t see ALL the instructions, so how did you which tense to use. I,m glad I could at least post here! Sra
February 8, 2016

spanish
Ubfortunately, I have no access to a computer. I can read emails on my very old iPad, but I cannot answer. 12. Correct with accent on the I. 13. Also correct with accent on " e" in el, habit (on the I" "I" in pelicula, sabia and "e" in el and...
February 8, 2016

French
1. on your front? I'm not sure what you are trying to say. devant bous = in front of you? 2. Fine Sra I'll flag this and come back later to see if you more questions.
November 30, 2015

Spanish lll
7. The verb to use here is Haber (there was) = Había (I believe I have corrected this verb 3 times?) Then the first paragraph is perfect! 15. I have mentioned the idiom before to be afraid (literally to have fear) is "tener miedo" = Teníamos Then the ...
November 28, 2015

Spanish lll
sorry for the typo, nosotros should be nosotros Sra
November 27, 2015

Spanish lll
Día (accent mark) me vestí(it separated) There is no such thing as "Hacieron" and this shuld be "Había" (there were) I nstead of "tenías" = Había = there was a full moon With time, other than one oclock (which is...
November 27, 2015

Spanish lll
All the words that require accent marks are incorrect if they don't have them! If you don't know hw to do that on the computer, I need to know 2 things: 1) do you have a Mac or a PC and 2) do yu have Windows or not. más / Día / papá / acompan&...
November 27, 2015

Spanish
1. OK 2. OK Good for you! ¡Bien hecho! Sra
November 16, 2015

Spanish
1) This is FACT of what DID happen = the parents did buy a car. The dependent verb is probably the Present tense = voy a usar. 2) Again, this is FACT of what DID happen = the dependent verb will probably also be the Preterit, because that happened as well. Now, you should be ...
November 16, 2015

Spanish
OK! Sra
November 16, 2015

Spanish
I was just told that this didn't post, although my copy said it did! Here it is again! Spanish - SraJMcGin, Monday, November 16, 2015 at 9:19pm 1) This is FACT of what DID happen = the parents did buy a car. The dependent verb is probably the Present tense = voy a usar. 2...
November 16, 2015

French
The first sentence is a run-on sentence. This would be better: Il y avait une fois...(1) Sorry, I began with the paragraph and didn't see the numbers until later. " J'irais aller à les tours Petronas." = don't forget that à + les = aux (9) I...
November 14, 2015

Spanish
You are correct in that this will use the Subjunctive and here is the reason. Always look at the main verb, which is "prefiere" in this case. If you can classify that verb as: 1) imposition of will (which it is in this case), emotion or doubt and there are 2 subjects...
November 14, 2015

Spanish 1
You must have a keyboard in order to type! If you tell me 2 things, I can send you a chart to make accents: 1) Do you have a Mac or a PC and 2) do you have Windows or not. Sra
November 9, 2015

Spanish 1
I resent correcting anything WITHOUT the necessary accent marks. That is because there is no way it can be correct!@ 2. es A la una, etc. 4. es A las doce, etc. If you wish to say ON a day of the week, the definite article is required...el martes or los martes, etc. I'll ...
November 9, 2015

French
Because it is a negative sentence the "ou" (or) should be "ni" (nor). " j'aime le de la neige" = drop the "le" = J'aime la neige. (I'd stop there because I'm not sure exactly what you were trying to say. "Mon la ...
November 8, 2015

Spanish
"yo llegamos a pedí " = this is still incorrect because YO is the subject and the verb must be either llegué a pedir OR pedí. But if you want "nosotros" as the subject, llegamos a pedir OR pedimos would work. "Después de que...
November 6, 2015

Spanish
It's better to add "la" in front of Navidad. Mis padres is plural (subject) so the verb must be too = llevarían. "Yo" as the subject does not matcht the verb, which should be "llegué" or simply "pedí." "...
November 6, 2015

Spanish
The subject "yo" and the verb must agree. "yo" = I but "celebramos" = we celebrate. Yo siempre celebro... Mi familia y yo = Nosotros preparamos... adjectives usually FOLLOW the noun in Spanish = comidas deliciosas Be sure to capitalize the first ...
November 5, 2015

French
Sorry, I just saw this! #1 is the correct one. The second said you went by for it! Sra (aka Mme) I"ll flag this to see if you have additional questions when I come back later.
November 2, 2015

Spanish
Let me know if you have a PC or Mac, Window or not and I'll send you the chart on how to make accents with your computer! Sra
November 1, 2015

Spanish
In the first place, this is the Preterit and there must be an accent mark on compró. Yes, los anteojos is masculine and plural. Your answer will be correct with the proper accent mark: Carla los compró. Sra I'll flag this and come back later to see if you ...
November 1, 2015

Spanish
#3 is a "si" clause and when the main verb is in the Conditional, the "si" clause should use the Past Subjunctive. Si yo no pudiera (or pudiese) ir a la universidad, etc. Everything else is fine! Sra I'll flag this and come back later to see if you have...
October 31, 2015

French
That is NOT correct. Elise and you means you both, or you plural. ´Elise et toi explorez la ville. Sra (aka Mme) I'll flag this and come back to see if you have additional questions.
October 30, 2015

French
The word "vieil" is used before a vowel or silent "h." It's best to use "vieux" in both sentences. I'll flag this and come back later to see if y ou have additional questions. Sra (aka Mme)
October 26, 2015

Spanish
mal is the adverb badly and you need the adjective here = malo It's a bit better ...primero más que (rather)...accent on desués Perhaps you didn't understand the "le había dicho." Sra
October 23, 2015

Spanish
1. When there is an indirect object (in this case a person) involved, the indirect object pronoun should appear before the verb. = Susana le dio a Ana un oso... Adjectives must have the same number (singular/plural) and gender (masculine/feminine) as the noun modivied. SHE was...
October 23, 2015

French
You can also shorten the sentence by using the preposition rather than the conjunction = Après être venu l'invité à la maison, il a vu que le chat a dormi sur le lit (had already slept on the bed) vs was sleeping on the bed = dormait. I'll ...
October 23, 2015

Spanish
"En general, creo que la perspectiva de América del Norte de la muerte difiere mucho de la vista norteamericana sobre la muerte." = I doubt you want to compare the same thing? Shouldn't one of them be "la vista hispana?" In the second paragraph...
October 22, 2015

Spanish
You still missed the feminine adjective here = "la vista latinoamericano" = norteamericana I'm not sure what you want here = "con la muerta " = la muerta is the dead woman. If you mean "death" it's la muerte There is an important ...
October 22, 2015

Spanish
Paragraph l: Because hispana is an adjective, delete "de" = la cultura hispana los Estados Unidos (not las) mucho (not mucha) de la vista latinoamericana (because vista is feminine, the adjective must be also) Paragraph 2: La introducción de la película...
October 22, 2015

French
It's OK to say that. Sra (aka Mme) I'll flag this and come back later, in case you have additional questions.
October 19, 2015

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