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July 1, 2015

Posts by SraJMcGin


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Spanish
However #12 had an error. se caía MUST have an accent mark on the i! Sra
June 16, 2015

Spanish
Before you post anything, it's best to list the Instructions so we know for sure what you are supposed to do. If there is an example, model, it's best to see that as well. 11. correct 12. Look at the main verb, which is in the Imperfect. Therefore you must also select ...
June 16, 2015

FRENCH!
I deleted the other posts from my computer but they should still be o Jishka. Sra (aka Mme) Since I see no questions here, I will also delete this post.
June 16, 2015

FRENCH!
To avoid all the skimming up and down, with my failing eyesight, it would be helpful to have your French immediately after the English. This way, I can't be sure I see, and or remember, everything. 1. You have written the verb for a male. Here it is for a female: je suis ...
June 16, 2015

French, foreign languages
Here is what I suggest you do: 1. Look at the scrambled sentence & look up any words you do not kn ow. 2. Write what you believe to be the correct French sentence. 3. Translate it into English, because it MUST make sense in both languages. 1. Here is what you have written: ...
June 14, 2015

French, foreign languages
Don't forget the accent maark on être. 1. The adjective must be plural "casual" to aagree with the plural noun = casuels. Check your spelling! 2. ok 3. 2 verbs here are a "run on" = devrai serai. je devrai être OR je serai. You still haven&#...
June 14, 2015

FRENCH!
No Response. I am deleting this. Sra (aka Mme)
June 14, 2015

FRENCH!
1. If you saya here you are going, you need to "to" = I went to the library, etc. IF your name is feminine, the verb in the Passé Composé with être as the auxiliar/helping verb = Je suis allée au camping. 2. Je suis allée a la p&...
June 14, 2015

FRENCH!
No further respon se. I am deleting this. Sra (aka Mme)
June 14, 2015

FRENCH!
1. If you are female, it is "je suis allée" (add an "e") 2. allée again I meant you also had to add an additional "e" for female. Past Participles conjugated with être agree in number and gender with the subject. 3. tremp&...
June 14, 2015

FRENCH!
Monday: sorry but I had to shut down right after checking #4. 1. I need to know if you are female because then the Passé Composé would be "je suis allé 2. same for the verb 3. Because you said "I was" that requires the Past Tense and l'...
June 14, 2015

FRENCH!
Sorry! I never saw #4! 4. mes cousins (male, male & female) or cousines (feminine only) Sra (aka Mme) Good thing I came back before I stopped for the evening?!!
June 14, 2015

FRENCH!
1. ONly one error and that is the accent aigu on the Past Participle = regardé. 2. good 3. If "it" is masculine singular you are correct. BUT if it is feminine singular, there is agreement of the Past Participle with a preceding direct object and it would be &...
June 14, 2015

French, foreign languages
Not having read whatever you read, I hope you have completeed the sentences correctly. Thank you for numbering! 1. good 2. good 3. good 4. good 5. good 6. I believe you forgot the last word? 7. good 8. Unfinished sentence? 9. good 10. good I'll flag this too, although it ...
June 13, 2015

French, foreign languages
Again, if they were numbered, it would be much easier for me. Unnumbered it is SO difficult to keep track of where I am, having to shift my eyes up and down, etc. 1. Because of the negeative, change des to de = pas de guerres. 2. j'obtendrais (liason = 2 vowels together). ...
June 13, 2015

French, foreign languages
No Response. I am deleting this. Sra (aka Mme)
June 13, 2015

French, foreign languages
Did you study each Review Sheet carefully? The placement is very importantt. When in doubt, Object Prtonouns usually go in FRONT of the conjugated verb. When #2 uses the Passé Composé, you must keep that. #2. Mes parents nous les ont achetés. NOTE: Have ...
June 13, 2015

French, foreign languages
No 2. Mes parents nous les ont achetés 3. Nous les leur avons demandés Sra (aka Mme)
June 12, 2015

French, foreign languages
#5 Now, finally I'll look at your questions. Now I see you ARE working with the Passé Composé. BUT I need to see the directions you were given, any examaple and what you have TRIED (if anything.) These are not really questions, just sentences. I don't ...
June 12, 2015

French, foreign languages
#4 Double Object Pronouns: DOUBLE OBJECT PRONOUNS: Double object pronouns, like single object pronouns are placed directly before the verb, except in the affirmative imperative. ORDER OF OBJECT PRONOUNS BEFORE THE VERB: me > le (l') > lui > y > en + verb te >...
June 12, 2015

French, foreign languages
#3 Special Verbs with Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns: FRENCH DIRECT & INDIRECT PRONOUNS: SPECIAL VERBS: DIRECT OBJECTS: The verbs écouter ( to listen to), regarder (to look at), chercher (to look for), attendre (to wait for) and demander (to ask for) take a direct ...
June 12, 2015

French, foreign languages
# 2 Here are the Indirect Object Pronouns: FRENCH INDIRECT OBJECTS: INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS IN FRENCH: me (m) = me, to, for, at, from me te (t’) = you, to, for, at, from you (familiar, singular) lui = him, to, for, at, from him (it - masculine singular) lui = her, to, ...
June 12, 2015

French, foreign languages
Let's begin by looking at the Object Pronouns separately first and then what to do when you them together (Une Revue). Then when you post, I need to see all your instructions, plus any model/example you were given (that is, if you have one). Then you should try yourself ...
June 12, 2015

French
1. problèmes (needs to be plural)..... il ét était difficile de me faire... 2. looks good 3. there are arcades and arcades. An arcade for shopping has the boutiques, etc. You are referring to an arcade with games. I'm not sure how to say that so I was ...
June 7, 2015

French
Don't forget the reason for 3 "e's" in French. It has to do with the pronunciation: e = uh / é = a (first letter of American alphabet) / è = eh. the word "élève" has all 3 "e's." It is not accent aigu but ...
June 7, 2015

Spanish 3
I can finally see. They look perfect! Sra I'll flag this and come back tomorrow when my eyes are no longer dilated.
June 3, 2015

French
1, 2, 3 = correct 4. Jacky cuisine (to cook food is cuire = cuit).... 5. est content. PAST 1, 2 = correct 3. again, when talking about cooking food, cuire is better. Il aimaitt cuire. 4. un mets is also a plate/dish of food. 5. perfect Again, I'll flag these in case you ...
June 2, 2015

French
1. parfait! 2. To tell someone's age, use "avoir" so liter ally it looks like She has 15 years." = Elle a quinze ans. 3. from = de = Elle est de Mauritane. 4. Elle va en Californie. 5. "vivre" is to live and to breathe / habiter or demeurer mean to...
June 2, 2015

French
Please check with your teacher. You must have misunderstood something because there is no "je" form looking like "mangeions." There IS however a "nous" form in the Imperfect looking like "mangions!" Please get back to me with what she ...
June 1, 2015

French
I don't understand what your teacher was trying to tell you. Did she provide any examples? Since I no longer have your original post; did you provide the exact instructions you were given BEFORE you did the exercise? That is always the most important thing. As I recall ...
June 1, 2015

French
1. Je le mange chaque semaine. 2. J'aime lire. Je lis chaque jour. 3. Je déteste les lézards. Je les déteste parce qu'ils sont dégoûtants. I'll flag this and come back later to see if you have any questions. Sra (aka Mme) PS ...
May 28, 2015

Spanish
This statement does not make sense! Please explain what you are doing with the Subjunctive. Is the Subject singular or plural, familiar or formal. Sra
May 26, 2015

Spanish
You are entirely welcome! Sra
May 23, 2015

Spanish
1. correct 2. correct 3. correct 4. correct 5. not enough here to know for sure? I'll flag this and come back later to see if you have questions. Sra
May 23, 2015

Spanish Check
1. perfecto (although I'd also capitalize "perfect" = Perfect 2. Delete the "me" = Mis amigos habrían llegado. It is the helping verb "haber" that needs to be in the Conditional. 3. The Future is: Usted hará la tarea. (hacer in ...
May 19, 2015

Spanish Check
If you don't know how to make accent marks on a computer, I need to know 2 things. 1) do you have a PC or a Mac and 2) do you have Windows or not. 1. Estudiaré = the accent mark must be there on the ending. 2. made = Past tense and you translated it correctly. makes...
May 19, 2015

Spanish
1. Present because it happens every year. This is the Passive Voice = it is celebrated... 2. correct but the entire sentence is not correct 3. That first word is probably "Traiga" and that is a command 4. correct 5. correct 6. correct 7. correct I'll flag this ...
May 16, 2015

Francais
You are entirely welcome! Sra (aka Mme)
May 6, 2015

Francais
1. Don't forget the liason = le + aime = l'aime 2. Check eggs = singular? l'oeuf or plural les oeufs (you forgot the s) = correct 3. Mes is plural and so is grands-parents so it's Je LES visite... 4. Notice the Possessive Adjective "SA" which is ...
May 6, 2015

Spanish 3
Why are noises heard some times from way inside Popocatépetl. (that is a live volcano. Sra
May 6, 2015

Spanish 3
What is your question? The grammar is correct. What do you know about Santiago de Compostela? This is why thousands of religious pilgrims go to Santiago De Compostela, in the city of Galicia. According to tradition, that is where the tomb of the Apostle Santiago, Patron Saint ...
May 6, 2015

spanish 3
Whether you are aware of it or not, this exercise is the difference between the Preterit (over & done with) and the Imperfect (over & over or ongoing). 1. In the question, delete one of the "el" words. Ayer yo iba = implies that you WERE goING (and perhaps never ...
May 6, 2015

spanish 3
1. No. If you were giving that order to Jaime, you would see a comma for direct address = Jaime, dáselo. BUT here the b est is "Jaime le da un regalo a su hermano = Jaime se lo da. 2. No. This one is correct! You could also add the preceding indirect object pronoun...
May 6, 2015

French
1. You forgot the word "between" = Le rat est entre le lit et le mur. (Each noun should have its own article) 2. The English does not have the last word. BTW, if the English were right after or before the French, it would be very helpful. It wastes time searching up ...
May 5, 2015

French
3.) Stanislas le menace les critiqueurs. (I'm confused of what you mean) Why do you have the "le" in the first place? If y ou want to say "He menaces THEM (les critiqueurs) then you might have "les" which is plural, in place of "le" or ...
May 3, 2015

French
1. OK 2. OK 3. "le menace" = the object is not singular but plural = les (les critiqueurs) or leave that out altogether 4. Bientôt (accent circonflexe) 5. "cuire" is usually used for food 6. "aidé" looks like half of the Passé ...
May 3, 2015

Spanish
de nada; es un placer aytudarte. Sra
May 2, 2015

Spanish
Paragraph 1: A modified noun should also have the article = La cultura hispana... la cultura americana cree (not the yo form)... rather than "deseando" same form as the first(parallel construction) = un deseo... cuán difícil or lo difícil que...
May 2, 2015

French
The "je" form has no command. The commands are familiar (tu), formal (vous) and the "let's form (nous) Sra (aka Mme)
May 2, 2015

French
1. If it were the tu form, you would see the tu = tu prends and the same for je = je prends. Because this is an -re verb, the tu command looks like "prends" so therefore you are looking at the familiar (tu) affirmative command! 2. acheter is an -er verb but with the ...
May 2, 2015

Spanish 3
1. correct 2. correct 3. No. You selected the pronoun and you must find the direct-object pronoun for "el español" = B. Lo comprendemos. 4. No. You are looking for BOTH a direct and an indirect-object pronoun. A. Se la digo. (la is for "la verdad" ...
May 1, 2015

SPANISH 3
Yes, they are! Sra
April 30, 2015

SPANISH 3
First of all learn that the adjectives have no accent mark, and the next word is a noun. the pronouns all have accent marks because they stand alone with no noun. The first is correct. The 2nd must be without the noun = Ése está.... The 3rd has the same error as ...
April 30, 2015

FRENCH
1. I'd still change "à" to "dans" 2. What is the last word "question" doing there? 3. Don't forget the helping verb "avoir" with the Passé Composé = a spécialisé (not the feminine form, but the ...
April 29, 2015

FRENCH
Please understand that we do not DO the work for you. Since you requested the Past Tense as well, you should attempt that FIRST. I'll be happy to check it for you after you do that. In the meantime, here are some remarks on the Present Tense. 1. Rather than "at"...
April 29, 2015

Spanish HELP
Describe your dream house. How many rooms does it have? What is it like? Try your answer and I'll be happy to check it for you. Sra
April 29, 2015

French
Did you check the vocabulary? Les nappes are the tablecloths. The napkins are les serviettes. On met = one puts / nous mettons = we put On met les serviettes sur la table. (the closest to your sentence) Sra (aka Mme) I'll flag this and come back later to see if you have ...
April 28, 2015

Spanish 3 Homework.
The first is correct but the second is not. Remember that the pronoun REPLACES the noun = Ése es muy popular. Sra I'll flag this in case you have further questions. I'll come back later to see.
April 25, 2015

French
26. correct 2. accent on était 3. correct (for a male) 4. correct 5. correct 6. correct 7. Capital P because it begins the sen tence 8. correct 9. correct 10. correct bien fait! Sra (aka Mme) I'll flag this one also and come back later to see if you have any ...
April 24, 2015

French
1. correct 2. correct 3. don't forget the accent = cinéma (there are 3 "e's" in French e = uh / é = A (First letter of English alphabet) / è = eh and all 3 are in élève) 4. correct 5. correct 6. correct 7. correct 8. correct...
April 24, 2015

French
1. It looks good. 2. This also looks good. 3. Because this involves a "si clause" or "if clause" you can not say that you did it, but it is what you WOULD do. Nous irions à la plage, is my choice. Sra (aka Mme) I'll flag this and come back later ...
April 23, 2015

French
1. good 2. Don't you think you might be awaiting a phne call from your friend to tell you what time to leave, where to meet, etc.? 3. This is the Passé Composé of a Reflexive verb and your friend must be female = endormie, as the past participle must reflect ...
April 23, 2015

Spanish
No accent marks on "Busqúe?= Busque or "Manténga" = Mantenga "color profundos" = because the noun "color" is masculine singular, the adjective should be also = "profundo" "contengan " = rather than the ...
April 19, 2015

Spanish 3 Homework.
PS. The cost is much less, which is why some patients go to hospitals outside the U.S. Sra
March 31, 2015

Spanish 3 Homework.
I would say yes because many hospitals won't have the technical equipment that American hospitals have. Sra
March 31, 2015

Spanish 3 Homework.
1 - 3 = correct 4 = This is TRUE because it means "For myself I wash the car." or freely translated "I'm washing my car." If you are just being introduced to the Reflexive Verbs, you probably have not gotten to this type of example. SOMEtimes the "...
March 31, 2015

Spanish III Homework
Sometimes only the speaker can decide! Because it begins with the Imperfect, B sounds good = what we used to do when I was young. If, on the other hand, you have in mind that it is a block of time (with a beginning, middle and end) that is over with and this is what we DID do...
March 30, 2015

spanish
fueron is good, concentrating on when they began. However the infinitive "encontrar" will not work here. You need the adjectival form = encontradas (feminine plural to agree with "coladas." Piñas should also be plural. I'll flag this and come ...
March 29, 2015

French Grammar
a. ok b. rather than "des" = de New York...modernes (la résidence = feminine) c. ok d. again, rather than "des" = de New York...intelligents (plural subject "les étudiants" requires plural adjective = intelligents) I"ll flag ...
March 28, 2015

Spanish Check
¡de nada! Sra
March 24, 2015

Spanish Check
#1, #3, #5 are all correct. 2. The best word order for a question is to invert the subject and verb = ¿Ha limpiado la casa Juan? (OR ¿Ha limpiado Juan la casa?) 4. used to here is a cue for the imperfect tense = (Nosotros/Nosotras) Limpiábamos la casa. I&#...
March 24, 2015

Spanish II
Always check to be sure any adjective has the same number (singular/plural) and gender (masculine/feminine) as the noun modified. Because pasatiempo is masculine singular, the adjective must be favorito. Again, la does not match libros = los libros de ciencia ficción. ...
March 24, 2015

Spanish
You do not need clause relater "que" in the first sentence. It's better to also use "los" in front of "miércoles." Actually there are no adjectives in what you wrote. You need to decide if something DID occur, or occurED and was over ...
March 24, 2015

Spanish Check
1. OK 2. Ser or estar = ser is permanently sad and estar is temporarily sad = don't forget to make the adjective plural when the subject is plural = Jessica y Sara están tristes que yo no limpié la casa. The 2nd verb "didn't" is a cue for the ...
March 23, 2015

Spanish
Just add one more personal "a" in front of "mi madre." Actually the question asked what you gave to one or the other! Sra
March 22, 2015

Spanish Homework
1. correct 2. would have cleaned = Conditional Perfect Tense. Any Perfect Tense uses have/has in some form. the would makes it Conditional. 3. "used to clean" is the Imperfect. (The Past Perfect would have been "had cleaned") 4. "has cleaned" = ...
March 20, 2015

Spanish Homework
May I suggest that you do a good review of verbs WITH the appropriate English meanings! 1. I cleaned = either Preterit or Imperfect, depending upon the useage. 2. they cleaned = possible the Imperfect if the additional translations are "they used to clean" or "...
March 20, 2015

Spanish
Part I: 1. ponga (this is an example of "imposition of will" which requires the Subjunctive. 2., 3., 4., 5., = OK 6. sabía (accent) or sabe (Why did you switch to the past tense? It seems to be present and future to me) 7. pudiera (spelling)( or pueda 8. OK ...
March 20, 2015

SPanish
Please let me see the entire sentence you have written and in parentheses after the sentence, what was underlined. Sra
March 15, 2015

SPanish
First of all, follow the directions. The only word to change is the one underlined with a synonym. First of all, I don't see which word is underlined. Secondly, apparently you were also given a list of words? If so, I don't see them either. I'll flag this and come ...
March 15, 2015

spanish
Right you are! Sra
March 14, 2015

spanish
Right again! Sra
March 14, 2015

Spanish
First of all you should always post the directions and any model or example given. Any one of these COULD be the answer. I'll flag this and come back later to see if you still have any questions. Sra
March 14, 2015

French
This is the order when the direct and indirect object pronouns precede the conjugtated verb: me (m'), te (t'), se (s'), nous, vous before le, la, les before lui, leur before y before en The order ONLY with an affirmative command: verb + -le (l'), -la (l'...
March 13, 2015

Spanish
¡perfecto! Sra
March 12, 2015

Spanish
1. La fiesta se considera exceso hint: always proofread first for agreement of adjective with the noun it modifies! See anything wrong? 2. Se abrazan, celebrar y bromear next verify the verbs, because of the comma after se abrazan, the next 2 verbs must also b e conjugated to ...
March 12, 2015

Spanish 1
Let's begin with those verbs, which will have a spelling change. buscar llegar comenzar A -car verb must change the c to a q when followed by the letter "e" to keep the "k" sound and that will occur in the "yo" form of the Preterit and the ...
March 11, 2015

Foreign Language, French
Right you are, MathMate! Sra (aka Mme)
March 10, 2015

Foreign Language, French
1. At first I thought the he subject was "la vieille" before I saw the "ils!" = Qu'est-ce qu'ils ont découvert dans la valise de la vieille? 2. Be sure you have the double "n" in "année." 3. Le serveur a couvert la ...
March 10, 2015

spanish Homework
It's always easier to understand the directions when there is a model/example as well. It's also a good idea to number the answers. Because there are 2 verbs to choose from, always choose the one that makes the most sense. 1. Mis padres me lllamaron por teléfono...
March 10, 2015

Spanish
With the directions, it's also helpful to tell me which tense is required. Since you don't say, this looks like Spanish I and therefore the Present Indicative Tense, or the FIRST one you learn! dar = to give and the conjugation is: yo doy, tú das, él/ella...
March 10, 2015

@SraJMcGin Spanish Check
1. The "de" is not truly necesasary. 5. The speaker could decide to go either way depending upon just "how" probable it is! Sra
March 6, 2015

Spanish Check
With that lovely name, Gigi, shouldn't you be studying French?!! Working with the Present Subjunctive, be sure you know how to form it (#3) and why you need it. Note the Instructions say to "rewrite the sentences in the Present Subjunctive." That would mean no ...
March 5, 2015

spanish 3
Here's a guess, if you have no example/model to follow. You could be studying demonstratives like este, ese, aquel. If you see something like "este libro" (this book), the pronoun would be "éste. " How is my guess? It's good to begin with the...
March 4, 2015

spanish
It was nice to see how well you did! Sra
February 28, 2015

spanish
3. "Influido con estilo herreriano, " = influido por el estilo... "la sección de la plaza que ha sido destruido " = destruida (la sección is the noun referred to - feminine) "Villanueva le gusto la más severa órdenes"...
February 28, 2015

spanish
Be sure you have all the accents, especially on the Preterit. I'll try to catch all the errors for you. Then, if you have time you might like to retype this for final correction. When I'm finished I'll flag this so I can come back later and answer any questions you...
February 28, 2015

French
Ils nous ont acheté de grandes valises rouges with 2 object pronouns = Ils nous les ont achetées Sra (aka Mme)
February 24, 2015

French
1. the directios say to use 2 pronouns. Where are they? Does that mean subject pronouns, or direct and indirect object pronouns? Was there a model/example to follow? Pehaps it means: Il (L'agence de voyages) les leur a envoyés? Now try the rest and I'll come ...
February 24, 2015

French
Accents are very important in French. If you don't know how to make them with the computer, I need to know 2 things: `) do you have a PC or a Ma c & 2) do y ou have Wi ndows or not? 1. The passé composé has accents on -er verbs = a demandé une pê...
February 24, 2015

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