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April 16, 2014

Posts by SraJMcGin


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Spanish 1
Good question! And, YES, any adjectives, like A, C, D would have to be the same number (plural) and gender (feminine) BUT in this case, because the answer is B, that will not change, since it is a NOUN. Anything = singular or plural, feminine or masculine would STILL be A THRE...

Spanish 1
Only mentioning those you missed and those with errors. missed = 1. las fábricas = feminine, plural = B #6. Te presentO = typo = D #11. accents on invité & reunión = A. This is the difference between SABER = to know a fact or information and CONOCER = to b...

Spanish 1
I won't waste time going over the ones you did correctly. Many miss #3 and #11, so for that reason, I'll give you the best way to tackle them. 1) first look at the Spanish question, remembering that you are to ANSWER the question. 2) translate it into English. 3) answe...

French
Apparently therre are no questions on the 2nd day, so I'll not be back. Sra (aka Mme)

French
It has been impossible to access this site this afternoon and I have tried 3 times to post an answer. It's a good think I saved it, because I'll try again. I had to use a different Browser: Here is what your first sentence says: I am going to the movies YESTERDAY. That...

spanish
OK. This is Day 3 and I am deleting this post from my email. Sra

spanish
This is a HELP Website and not a DO it for you! I am still awaiting YOUR answers. Sra

spanish
A question usually begins with an interrogative (question) word: who - quién (quiénes), what - qué, how - cómo, where - dónde, when - cuándo. 1. ¿Quiénes vienen a tu casa para escuchar música? Luke y Renato vienen ...

Spanish
Possessives: 1. the adjectival form has 2: the short form and the long form. Short form: Es tu libro. 2. Long form: El libro es tuyo. 3. For clarification, you might see the prepositional phrase: Es tu libro de ti. 4. The emphatic form is the pronoun with the article, EXCEPT a...

Spanish
Just where are YOUR answers? I do not provide the answers but help you with what you have done. Is there a model to explain the form you are required to use? GUESSING, and I do not like doing that, you must be working with "possessives" such as: 1. Este sombrero es d...

Spanish
OOps. I rarely take time to proofread but #6 should be bebí, #7 menú and 17. comió (typos! Sorry.) Sra

Spanish
This accent Què is a French accent and you need Qué = going this way. 2. café & sólo (accents) 3. qué 6. beb´ˆ...bebió 7. Sé, men´¨ 9. qué 10. "with what 11. Sí = plural question requires ...

Spanish Help
The accent going this way ` is a French accent. You need the accent going this way Qué... 1. D may be a possibility but a better answer is C de la noche 2. Sí (proper accent)... 2, 3, 4 = all correct except in #4 for único, médico and A is probably ...

Spanish
For you, Eri, I will check them all and that is because you have tried them all! #1 - 3 = perfecto #4 = “papa” with no accent means “potato” and capitalized, it means “Pope.” So “papá” is Dad, etc. #5 = Here is a false friend in t...

Frenchhhhhhhhhh
But what did you FINALLY write? Sra (aka Mme)

Frenchhhhhhhhhh
Here is more than you need at this time with single object pronouns, so may I suggest you keep it. Then, later when you get to more, you'll have it. Double Object Pronouns are more work and later you'll get to "y" and "en" but study the following. A...

spanish
There are 2 positions with gerunds (-ndo) and infinitives. You may either put the pronouns (direct, indirect, reflexive) in front of the conjugated verb OR attached to the -ndo + an accent mark or infinitive. You do not get BOTH choices; only ONE of the 2. Example: Ellos viene...

French
Sentence 2 = the Passé Composé requires the helping verb along with allé = Nous sommes allés (this is masculine plural but if "Nous" refers to ONLY females it would be Nous sommes allées... Nous avons regardé les églis...

French (again)
Paragraph 1 = américains is an adjective and it must be masculine plural like the 2 nouns it modifies. That is a plural subject as well...sont The usual position for adjectives is after the noun = mémorial américain la guerre is a feminine singular noun (a...

French-SraJMcGin
Check again the spelling of Coeur. Sra (aka Mme)

Spanish
Sorry that they were not ALL with "hace + que" so here are the other answers. 2. A 3. question should have "jugar al tenis" but the answer IS C 4. A 5. D 6. B 7. A 8. Not B but D. Look CLOSELY at the question because the verb is PLURAL. That means that the ...

Spanish
I"m not sure what you are doing here. I must always see the instructions before I see the items. Number 1 says this so far: 1. Have you been swimming in the ocean for a month? For 2 months. A. How long is it? B. How long is it that C. For a month. D. At what time? Do you ...

French (SraJMcGin)
Because I can't wait, use GOOGLE Search and go to this address. Then you can select what works for your computer, but get back with any question(s) you might have: https://www.google.com/search?q=How%20to%20make%20French%20accents%20on%20a%20computer&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t...

French (SraJMcGin)
To show you 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 with a PC? Sra

French
I agree with Math-Mate about the full name: La Basilique du Sacré Coeur. Sra (aka Mme)

French
Spelling of heart = Coeur (twice = beginning & end) a without an accent is a verb (avoir) so this MUST have the accent grave = à très must also have an accent grave (twice) Here is a run-on sentence with 2 conjugated verbs "bumping" into each other. You...

Spanish
1. the subject in this one is NOT "abuelos" but "apartamento" which is singular & masculine = B. Su 2. this is a plural subject = Evangelina & tú = ustedes = 3rd person plural = A. Prefieren 3. OK 4. A says that I am dirty! Intead, you are referring ...

French check my answer
Je visite le pays de la Guadeloupe...(also "je l'adore" for I love it.) les océans (masculine/plural) étonnants Une activité que j'ai faite (have you had preceding direct objects with the passé composé have the past particip...

French Is this translate correctly
Quand nous avons fait du caming, papa et moi nous avons oublié d’emporter des sacs de couchage pour ma mère et ma soeur. Elles étaient furieuses. J’ai bien dormi cette nuir-là. Le lendemain, mon père et moi nous étions en tra...

Spanish
1-6 are perfect. #7 = look at the first word "ojos" which is plural, so the only answer is A. #8 & #9 = perfect #10. el suéter is masculine/singular so the answer is "lo" = D #11 = perfecto #12 = this is the use of the pretérito (Compré...

Spanish
Then make sure it is singular = cuate T hat is a Mexican word meaning either twin or pal. Sra

Spanish
1. This depends upon what KIND of cards. If you mean a deck of cards = a los naipes (better) because "cartas" is usually "letters." 2. My friend = Mi amigo (usually) 3. drop the "que" = tienen prisa 4. FALSE because if you play an instrument, you ...

Spanish
Please use standard Spanish and that means capitalization where it is required and accent marks where they are required. If the accents should be there and they are missing, the word is ENTIRELY wrong. Érase una vez una niña hermosa que se llamaba Capercita Roja....

Spanish 2
Cuando yo ser joven vivia en chicago. Nuestra familia tener una cerca un casa bonita cerca de un parque. un dia hacer mucho calor. mi mama decir que los meterorologos anunciar en la television que iba a llover mucho esa noche. eran las siete de la noche cuando comenzar la temp...

Spanish 2
Let's begin with an explanation of the difference between the 2 tenses. Think "action" = pretérito & "description" = imperfecto: Pretérito e imperfecto: This was always my favorite thing to teach. The difference makes Spanish so rich. The ...

French
It would certainly help to know the textbook you have, the vocabulary you are studying, the level of French you have, etc. In any event, I'll take a "stab" at it. Are you positive that the 4th letter is "l?" a _ t _ n _ l? I would have suspected the inf...

Social Studies
Did it ever occur to you to enter that query into either GOOGLE or BING? Bing WEBIMAGESVIDEOSMAPSNEWSMORE 12,300 RESULTSAny time Homework Packet www.nonags.org/members/dasaunders/SOLreview/adobereviewquest.pdf · PDF file Which colonial region had the Boston harbor, ... ...

Spanish
Please check #2. There is no such word as "atreida" so could you mean "atrevida?" Then the answer is B and all those choices are incorrect, because she is a girl and they must be feminine. #3 is a negative sentence, so it must be B. #4. It is always a good ...

Spanish
First of all, learn the verb tener, which has certain forms to agree with the SUBJECT or SUBJECTS (singular or plural): yo tengo tú tienes él/ella/usted (Ud.) tiene nosotros/nosotras tenemos vosotros/vosotras tenéis (IF IT'S IN YOUR BOOK) ellos/ellas/u...

FRENCHHHH
Be sure to ask any question you may have about the use of the Imperfect vs. the Passé Composé. Sra

FRENCHHHH
First of all proper punctuation would be appreciated, including necessary accents, capital letters, etc. Otherwise it is almost impossible for me to read it! What is your choice for venir? I think you thought it was voir (to see?) but it is the verb "to come." "...

spanish
I need to see everything you saw. Were you supposed to explain "alquilar" = to rent? Then "Pagar dinero cada mes para (in order to) vivir en un lugar" should do it. Sra

Spanish
5. says It's raining and it's cold today so I doubt you need your sun glasses. C. I can't take the sun. 8. There are jungles in Central America so they might want to explore them -A. The word "familia" is a collective noun and therefore singular. 9. Since...

Spanish 2
Yes, indeed, ¡perfecto! Sra

SPANISH 2 HELP
Sorry, I did not see this until this morning (Monday). #3 IS A. Sra

French
Often, nouns in French use the definite article: l'objectif le domaine de responsable de Why dotée? Do you believe m' is the direct object or the indirect object and are you feminine? l'expérience gérante - if you are feminine + a preposition (...

French review
Because you begin in l'imparfait, don't forget to stay there. J'ai = J'avais les cheveux blonds. J'avais les yeux bleus. J"avais les cheveux courts. J'adorais...J'étais hyper... Now if you are switching to the passé composé...

French
1. capital for Paris 2. the passé composé with être has the past participle agree in number (singular/plural) and gender (masculine/feminine) with the subject. You do NOT see engagée; therrefore the subject must be masculine singular - mon frè...

French Imparfait
That is the letter "v" in vouloir. This is where you drop the "oir" of the ending and add the -ais, etc. je voulais tu voulais il/elle/on voulait nous voulions vous vouliez ils/elles voulaient To form the imperfect of regular verbs: parler = drop the infini...

Spanish: check answers
Yes. The form "nuestro" has 4 forms: nuestro, nuestra, nuestros, nuestras, the correct answer here being nuestras. Both vuestro and nuestro have 4 forms. The others only have singular and plural: mi, mis / tu, tus / su, sus. Sra

Spanish: check answers
16. The "personal a" is used before a direct object noun to indicate that it is a person, a beloved pet, something that you want to "personalize." It is NEVER translated in English and it is never used before an inanimate object. Therefore the correct answe...

spanish
Geometría Biología Hay que traer los materiales a las clases. Hayq ue pedir ayuda si (usually usted is used = the formal or the plural, ustedes) no entiende OR no entienden. If you use the tú form of the verb, you are on a first-name basis and only speakin...

Spanish
3. He estudiado en VEDU desde el año pasado. 4. No he bailado salsa. 6. Desgraciadamente is better than the adverb you used. 7.. No, he leído poco - the rest is fine 9. No hace deportes. A CUE to answering questions. IT's easiest to use the verbs from the que...

Spanish 2 help please
3. Aquí.....quien 4. Cómo 6. que or quien 9. que or quien 10. como un chaval (like a young man) 11. que or quien 12 dónde 13. que or quien 14. como = like 15. ¿Ciuántos... 16. ¿Cuánto 18. que (that) 19. qué (or if that is...

SPANISH 3 URGENT!!!!!!!!!
This is so hard on my eyes - scanning up and down. If you put the letter next to the number, it would be much easier for these tired old eyes! I doubt 2 of them would have the same answer (1=a and 5=a) Is anything missing, because there are 10 numbers and 9 letters? You could ...

spainsh 2 help please
P.S. This is a GUESS at what you are learning now. "Si" Clauses (or "IF Clauses") which use the Past Subjunctive (formed on the 3rd person of the Preterit, ex. tuvieron - tuviera, and then the Main/Independent Clause must use the Conditional, often the infi...

spainsh 2 help please
1. either "volvería" with accent or "comería" 2. Not necessary to capitalize "tuviera" and don't forget the accent on él. You need to post the instructions you are given first of all. I suspect you are to use "dormir&...

Spanish: Please check answers
Sorry, it's Tuesday and I JUST got this. Next time, it's a good idea to tell me the tense (I assume Present Indicative of Spanish I) and if you put the answers near the questions, my eyes will thank you! They don't slide up and down very well! It's perfect! Sra

Spanish
Here are some rules for definite articles: Some uses of the definite article: Although omitted in English, the definite article is used in Spanish: 1. Before the names of languages, except after hablar, en or de. (#1) If an adverb occurs between hablar and a name of a language...

Spanish
For the title, it is best to begin with: Las Enfermedades, etc. a unas or a las personas con trastornos... (It IS possible to also use "se podrían) como unos or los pensasmientos, los eventos..., o el egoísmo. (In Spanish, nouns rarely stand alone) o, por lo...

Spanish
You are most welcome! Sra

Spanish
Next time it would be helpful if you put the answers NEAR the item. These old eyes no longer scan up and down, up and down, very well! 8. You must be correct, because it is the 2nd C, which should have been D! 11. is correct so I'm surprised you weren't sure what to do...

Spaish
The English is better as "I have just eaten" or "I ate/I did eat." The first is correct but the 2nd is a "run-on sentence" with 2 conjugated verbs bumping into each other. It should be: Acabamos de bailar. After a preposition (de, for example), th...

Spanish
Sra is the abbreviation for "Señora.." The spelling in English is "restaurant." You have said it very well in Spanish! Sra

French
C'était mon plaisir! Sra (aka Mme)

French
The "se" is for self/selves. Because I do not see the question, but only the answers, I'm guessing. Je vous achète des gants à ta mère et à toi, Célia. = I buy/do buy/am buying some gloves for your Mother and for you, Celia. Is ...

french
You are most welcome! Possibly because I have taught this in 3 languages for over 32 years! Sra (aka Mme)

french
Object pronouns can cause a lot of trouble. First of all, notice where the blank is? That is because USUALLY object pronouns in French (be they direct or indirect) go in front of the conjugated verb. They only follow, and are attached with a hyphen, after affirmative commands....

Spanish;CHECK?
Here's a short review of informal and formal. The affirmative informal familiar command, (tú) if it is regular, is EXACTLY like the 3rd person singular. hablar = habla / comer = come / recibir = recibe. If it is irregular that form is short: venir = ven / salir = sa...

SpanishHELP? :/
Please understand that we do NOT do the work for you, but help you AFTER you have tried. Here's a handy hint for answering questions. Often the very verb in the question is what you use in the answer. However if the question asks what YOU do, you must answer: "I do......

Spanish Check??
Please put the answer with each item. These weary eyes do not scan up and down well. Or, at least, number the ones above. Did I correct this one before? It looks so familiar. Perfect with one question. #18 would depend upon what the speaker wished to convey. I wasn't able ...

SPANISH
And what do YOU say? Here are some "rules" for por vs para: THE USES OF POR AND PARA: PARA means: for, in the sense of purpose, use, destination, for (by) a time in the future, considering that (in spite of the fact that). It is also translated: in order to, to, by. ...

Spanish Check??
OK. It would appear you are not going to finish it, so I'm no longer saving your question. Sra

Spanish Check??
Waiting for you to finish the dialogue. On the last line, check the gender of the word "color." Sra

Spanish Check??
Don't forget the accents and here's a better word order for line 3: ¡Qué nombre tan bonito! Proper punctuation also includes ¡ ¿ at the beginning of the sentence as well = ¿Cuántos años tienes? The next line = ¿y t&...

Spanish Check??
Because 2 of them are identical close to the end, did you miss one? ¡perfecto! Sra

Spanish Check??
1. OK 2. a -ger verb in the Presdent Indicative Tense (Spanish I) changes the g to j before the letters o or a (Subjunctive) but NOT before e, i, u. escojo but escoges, escoge. And on ALL these, don't forget the accent on tú as the Subject Pronoun. 8. There is an ac...

Spanish
If you are studying castellano and therefore use leísmo, the Direct Object would be "le deseo" for a man and "la deseo" for a female. Leísmo: Leísmo ("using le") is a dialectal variation in the Spanish language that occurs lar...

SPANISH
1. Yes, the puertoriqueño, José Feliciano. 2. tricky! Note the "Son los..." both the verb and article being plural, so the best answer should be "Los Reyes Magos." the Magi bring gifts on Epifanía, 6 January. Often in large departm...

Spanish Check??
Well now! I had to stop on the first question, because to me inversion would have been far more common! "En qué siglo conquistaron los conquistadores..." Look at all the rest of the questions which follow the usual pattern of "Question word + verb + subje...

Spanish Check??
Excellent! From #14 I suspect you are studying castellano, because of the "leísmo." I only take exception to #18. To me "no pude" is I didn't manage to know/recall or I didn't succeed in knowing/recalling his name. then "No podía&...

Spanish Check??
Well done! Just a few things. If you don't know how to put accent marks (instead of hyphens) on letters, I need to know 2 things. 1) Do you have a Mac or a PC and 2) Do you have Windows or not? Studying Spanish, it is essential that you learn how to do the accents on a com...

Spanish 2
Please let me know what your teacher says? I wish you had been MY student! Sra

Spanish 2
Perhaps your teacher had the wrong "key" to correct what you turned in? It would have been easier on these old eyes, if your answers had been WITH the items, but I have also done your homework, and out of 20 answers, you only missed 4! In part 1, #3 requires the tild...

Spanish Check??
#5 = plural subject = Usted y su hermano = respetaban #7 accents also on mamá y papá #9 = accent on dormía (all ía endings must have the accent mark) #10 also = venían I corrected the upper part because I don't quite understand the 2nd pa...

Spanish;CHECK?
If you were to have complete sentence answers. #2 is missing the verb "era." #4 Hernán (accent on the a) Cortés conquistó (accent on the o) el Imperio Azteca. (personal "a" not necessary, but not wrong referring to the people) In the qu...

Spanish;CHECK?
11. I question this one because the Preterit pudieron translates as "managed" or "did go" vs. the imperfect podían = were able to Sometimes ONLY the speaker can justify which one is used. Same with #18 = no pude = I didn't manage/succeed vs no po...

Spanish
It would help a lot if you could put the answer WITH the item. Otherwise these old eyes don't slide up and down very well! K. Carmen y yo dijimos (I didn't see this one) Everything else looks perfect! Sra

spanish III check?
Haven't I done this one already? Please don't post TWICE. 1. nuestros 2. Mi 3. mi 4. su 5. sus 6. mis Sra

spanish
Assuming, in the first part, that you were capitalizing the correct answer, don't forget the last one = MIS In the 2nd part you are looking at prepositional pronouns, BUT you still need the possessive adjective that you were using in the first part. mi/mis, tu/tus, su/sus...

Spanish.
*9. Literally (word for word) it is saying: To us IT IS PLEASING to order pasta. "To order" is the subject so the verb is "it is pleasing" = nos gusta Sra

SraJMcGin
We are not allowed to use our emails, so please post it right here for MsSue to send it on to me. Sra

Spanish, CHECK?
The informal command uses the 3rd person Present Tense for the Affirmative command: hablar = habla / comer = come / vivir = vive However the negative command uses "the opposite vowel + s for the tú" like hablar = no hables / comer = no comas / vivir = no vivas...

Spanish
¡excelente! You got them all! Olé Sra

Spainsh
Sí, claro = Yes, indeed! Sra

Spainsh
The first thing to learn is to find the SUBJECT. If it is plural, so is the verb. Obviously you are studying the Preterit. Let's take the first verb: estar yo estuve tú estuviste él, ella, usted estuvo nosotros, nosotras estuvimos vosotros, vosotras estuviste...

Spanish
Yes. Did you not see my answer? Oh dear, I see that I lost that as well! bebiéndolos Sra

Spanish
(I've lost this once already!) 1. If the word ends in a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) or the consonants n or s, and there is no written accent mark, you will hear the next-to-last syllable as in muchacho. 2. If you want to hear the last syllable, there must be a written accent mar...

spanish
Your final must be over? I's February 4 and I never did get a response! Sra

spanish
There is no reason to use a "personal a" in front of aeropuerto as that is an inanimate object = Antes de ver el aeropuerto... I don't know the level of Spanish you are in, nor do I know the "directions" for writing the essay. I would have used the impe...

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