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September 2, 2014

Posts by SraJMcGin


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Spanish
3. Is fine with sus because here are all the meanings: your (formal Ud., Uds.), his, her, their... ¡perfecto! Sra
January 24, 2014

Spanish 2
#2 . Note the plural subject "Elena y yo" = "nosotros" = fuimos #3. Mi hermano = MY brother (not I) = se duchó #5. Again, a plural subject = Mis amigos = Ellos = tuvieron Sra
January 23, 2014

Spanish
¡perfecto! Sra
January 23, 2014

Spanish
P.S. Don't forget the accent mark on "más que" Sra
January 17, 2014

Spanish
Right you are on #2, if you had to use the choices provided! Sra
January 17, 2014

Spanish
The vocabulary exercise is perfect. In the 2nd part, with the comparative, I see no number 1? 2 = tan despacio como (with an adjective or adverb, tan...+adverb/adjective...como, is required. The rest are correct. In the third exercise, 8 is best with "matar" which is...
January 17, 2014

Spanish Help please
1. Understand the difference between ser and estar here. Eres...means you are always but estás...means you look...today (but not always). Because of hoy, you probably selected the correct one. 5. Please correct "puede" because father is the subject. Everything...
January 16, 2014

Spanish
I just received this today, so apparently no one saw your post of yesterday. ¡perfecto! Sra
January 16, 2014

Spanish Help
¡perfecto! Sra
January 15, 2014

Spanish Help
de nada Sra
January 14, 2014

Spanish Help
6. A kilometer is 1000 meters. Therefore a meter is shorter than a kilometer. The answer is A. Everything else is perfect! Sra
January 14, 2014

Spanish Help please
l. Only one "s" in necesario, but the answers are correct in 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, y 9. 8. fruta is very close to the answer (A) la frutería ¡Bien hecho! Sra
January 14, 2014

Spanish Foreign Language
You are entirely welcome! Sra
January 7, 2014

Spanish Foreign Language
Sorry, I have been away from the house so I just saw your posting, thanks to Ms. Sue. I hope this is not too late! Yo tengo una solución para ti. (para means intended for you) muchas personas son gordas. (because personas is feminine and plural, the adjective must be ...
January 7, 2014

Spanish
Never trust a translation site, as they seldom get the "nuances" of a language. quinientos setenta = correct cuarenta y seis mil quinientos setecientos veintiséis cuatrocientos ochenta y nueve = correct un millón novecientos cincuenta mil veinte I'...
December 3, 2013

spanish
If you are to use "this" you need the forms: este/esta/estos/estas and I do not see that in your sentences. I need to see the complete instructions you were given and any basic sentence or model? In the sentences 1-5 I see the definite article "el/la/los/las.&...
December 1, 2013

Spanish
First of all, notice the different word order between questions and answers. 1. In the question, the subject is inverted, or in other words, the verb comes before the subject. In the answer then, the subject should come before the verb = No, Rolando no le escribe un correo ...
November 24, 2013

Spanish Help please
1. That's possible but I suspect C is better = remote control 2. I'd choose D = it doesn't work. 3. OK 4. It's D, because of "a mí" = to me it seems... 5. Good Grief! Not an oven (B) but C = a fan Do you have a good dictionary to look up the ...
November 19, 2013

Spanish Help
1. OK 2. Not that one is seen, but the one who says "Goodbye." = D 3. OK 4. You only have one fiancé (novio) = pidió must be singular = D 5. OK 6. OK 7. See the subject "Yo?" = B 8. OK Sra
November 12, 2013

Beginner Spanish -Check my answers please
Review the differences between SER and ESTAR that I did on the earlier post. 1. OK 2. OK 3. OK 4. First verb is correct but for the 2nd, notice the -ndo form which requires estar = está loviendo 5. OK Sra
November 12, 2013

Spanish
First of all, here are the differences between ser and estar: USES OF ESTAR: Estar is used to express: Location or position. Health. Temporary change from a normal state or condition. (With common adjectives such as: caliente, cansado (-a), contento (-a_, frío (-a), ...
November 12, 2013

Spanish
1. OK 2. OK 3. OK 4. OK 5. D The difference between estar and ser is that estar is "we appeared/seemed" vs "we were." 6. OK 7. OK 8. OK 9. pido must be pudo & then OK 10. D seems better here 11. D because A means to be born Sra
November 10, 2013

Spanish Help please
#1. OK For karoaly = B is a baseball bat. #2. The comma after Mamá means that you are speaking TO her so you need either Usted (in some families) or tú = D #3. I don't know how to play = B #4. OK #5. "disfrances" is misspelled. It is no doubt "...
November 9, 2013

Spanish (need help quickly)
You are absolutely correct on the first one, but not on the next two. First of all here are the Indirect Object Pronouns from which you must choose: me = a mía te = a ti le = a ella, a él, a Usted nos = a nosotros/nosotras os = a vosotros/vosotras les = a ellas, ...
November 8, 2013

Spanish
1. Get that dictionary and look up "la cajera" because that is the cashier! You put her in the catalogue. B. por todas partes = everywhere 2. OK 3. OK 4. C would make it a run-on sentence. The answer is D = what I don't like 5. OK 6. C. is another run-on sentence...
November 1, 2013

Spanish
Answering questions in Spanish, it is important to really concentrate on the verb. If it is plural (as it is in this case), your answer must also be plural. Please look at #1 and follow these steps: 1. Look at the Spanish and translate it into English. = What time do you all ...
November 1, 2013

Spanish
1. Although the verb IS mostrar, it is a stem-changing verb, o--->ue. muestra las fotos (because fotos is plural, the article must also be plural = los Also with the indefinite object (a sus amigas) it's best to precede the verb with the indirect pronoun = María ...
October 29, 2013

Spanish
Usually, with a bank of verbs, one does not use anything twice. Look again at #3. Do you see the little "a" in "al jardin?" The verb poner does not use a, but traer does. Traigo mis libros al jardín, etc. Now you have used each verb once. Sra
October 29, 2013

spanish
Perhaps Jesse Sánchez thought he was answering your questions, but it looks instead like more questions? In any event, Maura, let me answer your questions above. The instructions to rewrite the sentence, replacing the direct object noun with the correct pronoun, means ...
October 18, 2013

Beginner French Work check
If you would number everything, it would be much easier for both of us to be on the same item! I'll begin at the top, where you ask for the Future. The first one is the Future Perfect, WHY? 1. viendra (she will come) 2. OK 3. here again is the Future Perfect. aimeras 4. ...
October 11, 2013

Spanish
de nada There are other adjectives that work like bueno. They are uno, malo, primero, tercero, alguno, ninguno. Sra
October 8, 2013

Spanish
The adjective is shortened to buen before a masculine singular noun - buen hombre, buen libro Otherwise it has the same number (singular/plural) and gender (masculine/feminine) as the noun(s) modified. buenos amigos, buenas amigas, buena chica, etc. Sra
October 8, 2013

French
Actually this is very easy! What you are looking at in the basic sentence is a subject pronoun (I, you, she, he, we, they, etc.) plus the conjugated French verb form that agrees with that subject. The use of "on" makes the subject impersonal. "One" is the ...
September 29, 2013

French
Sorry, but the charts #6 do not line up correctly. me, te, nous, vous before le, la, les before lui, leur before y before en and after verb + -le, -la, -les, -leur BEFORE -moi, -toi, -lui, -nous, -vous BEFORE y BEFORE en Oh dear, this isn't all that clear either! IF I ...
September 26, 2013

French
1. Here's a Website on accents: http://symbolcodes.tlt.psu.edu/accents/codealt.html If the Webmaster doesn't allow it, search "accents on the computer" looking for the charts for PC's and Windows. 2. Hopefully you have had a good English class explaining ...
September 26, 2013

French
1. Here's a Website on accents: http://symbolcodes.tlt.psu.edu/accents/codealt.html If the Webmaster doesn't allow it, search "accents on the computer" looking for the charts for PC's and Windows. 2. Hopefully you have had a good English class explaining ...
September 26, 2013

French
In French, the accents are the difference between correct and incorrect. I can tell you how to make accent marks on the computer, if you don't happen to know, by knowing 2 things: 1) Do you have a PC or Mac? 2) Do you have Windows or not? Next time, if you can put th e ...
September 26, 2013

French
Did you have an example or just those instructions? 1. I agree with du vin but I have no idea what is required in the 2nd blank... Will you have some wine or ????? with your mean. le vin? I certainly would NOT use "de la" with vin! 2. agreed 3. agreed, although it ...
September 25, 2013

Spanish
You are entirely welcome. Sra
September 22, 2013

Spanish
It would always be best to number the items so you can see which one I'm referring to! 1. OK 2. You forgot the main verb = es and following the word order for a question. First is the interrogative word, next is the verb (or the subject depending upon the question) and ...
September 22, 2013

French
1. monitrice pour colonies de vacances is a female instructor, coach or trainer for a summer camp. Since it doesn't say what kind, maybe a tennis instructor, or horseback instructor? Yes, she has been there 4 years. 2. vendeuse dans une bibliothéque spécialis...
September 19, 2013

spanish
If you CAN, please put your choice next to the item. These poor old eyes do not like scanning up/down/up/down/up/down! I am assuming that the b goes with 16? Then you have selected: I am swimming the music! Is this wild guessing? Get a good dictionary, understand the choices ...
September 19, 2013

French check my answers
Were you given "exemples" ou "modèles?" Reprise usually means the past participle, but in any event, I'll check what I see here. Le Présent Indicatif et pourvoir + l'infinitif. 1. OK 2. Tu dessines. 3. OK 4. Elle peut marcher. 5. Nous ...
September 14, 2013

French
Look again at (ask someone to repair it for you. You gave me an example of the receiver only. Look at the 2nd set of examples, with an agent. THAT is what you need. Je fais réparer mon ordinateur Jacques. = I'm going to have Jack (agent) repair my computer (receiver...
September 3, 2013

French
The construction "le faire causative" describes an action that is being caused by the subject (NOT performed) = having somethin gdone, getting something done, making someone do something. There must be a subject (person or thing), the conjugated verb "faire,&...
September 3, 2013

French
Since the directions say: "Replace by a pronoun" I would say that makes it very difficult! The subject is a pronoun already - ils. Are you studying "y" and "en?" It would be my guess that you are then to replace "beaucoup de temps" which...
August 25, 2013

Spanish 2
Ordinary tú commands look like the 2nd person singular of the Present Tense, without the s. comer = come / no comas The negative form uses the "opposite vowel" meaning -ar verbs use e while -er and -ir verbs use an a. hablar = habla/no hables escribir = ...
August 20, 2013

French
First of all, get a good dictionary so you can check the spelling and gender of words: grand-mère, l'imparfait. Don't forget the necessary accent marks. Hopefully you can write a complete sentence. When you combine 5 of them, you usually have a good paragraph. ...
August 14, 2013

Spanish Literature
#3 = en modos OR de modos diferentes I'd omit the él in "el padre de Juan se culpó (blamed himself?) Same with "El padre de Ignacio estuvo, etc. and a comma after "en su hijo, debido" makes it easier to read y el modo en que OR el modo en ...
July 27, 2013

Spanish Literature
In the title, why is " there? If something is in quotes, there should be 2! quiso todos (all what?) or todo - everything + a run-on sentence without "su hija; la adoraba" = With "leísmo" only the masculine singular - le No period after ella le. ...
July 27, 2013

Spanish Literature
18 octubre 2013 = No contesto a estas preguntas ya que todavía he contestado. Sra
July 27, 2013

Spanish Literature
Just happened to "stumble" over this conversation with Carlos Fuentes on NPR: http://www.npr.org/2012/05/18/152828601/a-conversation-with-carlos-fuentes Sra
July 27, 2013

Spanish Literature
oops = don't forGET the necessary accents. Sorry for the typo. Sra
July 27, 2013

Spanish Literature
¡Ajá! JLB, my very favorite author! When I was studying Spanish Literature at the University, my teacher "skipped" his works, as being too difficult! I adored all his works, and my students did too! (La Brújula - don't for the accent!) I no ...
July 27, 2013

Spanish Literature
PD: Por si acaso no has encontrado lo siguiente, aquí está una busca de Google sobre el cuento: https://www.google.com/search?q=%E2%80%9CNo%20oyes%20ladrar%20los%20perros%E2%80%9D%20&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&channel=...
July 27, 2013

Spanish Literature
1. Deepending upon the specific Literature Class you have, your teacher should set up the rubric. Is that teacher using Latin-American Spanish, Castillien, for example? In most colleges, it will not be Mexican. In the second place, you are not translating something from ...
July 27, 2013

Spanish Literature
The noun should not stand alone, so begin with "Las" or "Unas" (mejor) específicas plus some punctuation after the title. Perhaps "ladrar = check spelling = ladras los perros:" Ignacio alguna animosidad ya su madre, must be "y a" ...
July 27, 2013

Spanish
Here's something else that is down below: 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. Step 2
While the number lock key is on, hold down the Alt. key and type the code that ...
July 9, 2013

Spanish
To install the Spanish Keyboard on Windows XP, click first on "Start" and then open the "Control Panel." – Once there click on "Regional and Language Options" (If you are in an older version of windows, click on "Keyboard" in the &...
July 9, 2013

Spanish
In order to show you how to make accent marks, we need to know 2 things: 1) do you have a PC of a Mac and 2) do you have Windows or not? #4 It is to 2 of us so it must be plural = D (a mí y a Raúl) #15 presento (verbal ending missing) B - I have known him for ...
July 9, 2013

Spanish
1. Estan = esta mañana... 6. Ramón 7. C = abuela is the subject, not yo 13. This is an example of más or menos ...que = A 15. A = the best. These are the "or" comparatives = menor (less/younger), mayor (older/greater), peor (worst/worse) & mejor...
July 7, 2013

Spanish
#4 Concentrate on "I don't feel well" so the answer is A #5 I don't have much money; I'm not buying anything = B #7 will still need a "personal A" so the answer is D (no one) #8 Do you see Edward? Wo is the young lady with whom HE is talking? = ...
July 7, 2013

Spanish Help
P.S. I have flagged this response, so I can come back later to see if you have any questions. Sra
June 28, 2013

Spanish Help
Your first error in #2 is something we have gone over before. You are to answer a question. First of all, note that the verb is PLURAL so the answer must also be PLURAL. 1. Translate = Do you ALL prefer... 2. Answer FIRST in English = We all prefer 3. Now put that into Spanish...
June 28, 2013

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 ...
June 19, 2013

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 ...
June 19, 2013

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) ...
June 18, 2013

French
Apparently therre are no questions on the 2nd day, so I'll not be back. Sra (aka Mme)
June 13, 2013

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...
June 13, 2013

spanish
OK. This is Day 3 and I am deleting this post from my email. Sra
June 11, 2013

spanish
This is a HELP Website and not a DO it for you! I am still awaiting YOUR answers. Sra
June 11, 2013

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 ...
June 11, 2013

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 ...
June 2, 2013

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 ...
June 2, 2013

Spanish
OOps. I rarely take time to proofread but #6 should be bebí, #7 menú and 17. comió (typos! Sorry.) Sra
May 26, 2013

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 ...
May 26, 2013

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 ...
May 26, 2013

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 ...
May 25, 2013

Frenchhhhhhhhhh
But what did you FINALLY write? Sra (aka Mme)
May 22, 2013

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. ...
May 22, 2013

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 ...
May 21, 2013

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 é...
May 20, 2013

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 (...
May 20, 2013

French-SraJMcGin
Check again the spelling of Coeur. Sra (aka Mme)
May 19, 2013

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 ...
May 19, 2013

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 ...
May 19, 2013

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...
May 19, 2013

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
May 19, 2013

French
I agree with Math-Mate about the full name: La Basilique du Sacré Coeur. Sra (aka Mme)
May 18, 2013

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...
May 18, 2013

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 ...
May 18, 2013

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 ...
May 16, 2013

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 ...
May 14, 2013

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...
May 11, 2013

Spanish
Then make sure it is singular = cuate T hat is a Mexican word meaning either twin or pal. Sra
May 9, 2013

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 ...
May 9, 2013

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...
May 8, 2013

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 ...
May 7, 2013

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 ...
May 7, 2013

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 ...
May 5, 2013

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