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September 3, 2015

Posts by SraJMcGin


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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

Spanish
de nada Sra
February 20, 2015

Spanish
Part I. #4. ida = going / vuelta = coming = antónimos Part II = actually your answers are ABOVE "my answers" aren't they? Part III. These are what I called "SCAMP" words. Whenever you see them, you MUST use the Subjunctive. Just memorize them. S...
February 20, 2015

spanish 3
Mon. 23 Feb. As there is n o reply, I am deleting this. Sra
February 20, 2015

spanish 3
You can talk about things in your home, as well as people. That will help stretch out the sentences. First of all, the demonstrative adjectives are followed by a noun. Then, in the second sentence, you drop the noun and put the accent on the demonstrative pronoun. Look in your...
February 20, 2015

French
Sorry, I just saw this. #2 Sonyra a demandé....il lui a donné (required accent marks) If you don't know how to make accent marks on the computer, I need to know 2 things. a) do you have a PC or Mac and b) do you have Windows or not. #3 a demandé du p&...
February 18, 2015

French
Please note 2 things first. In the instructions, the word "asked" is past tense. In the model "j \'ai demandé" is also past tense (passé composé) Therefore, I believe all your verbs should be in the past tense. For example in #1 = ...
February 18, 2015

Spanish
Then instead of the word "and" it should have been "or!~" Sra
February 16, 2015

Spanish
When I read the instructions, I see "in the past AND in the future." Does that mean that each expression should have 2 sentences? I expected to find either all past and then all future, or each expression together = first in the past (for example) and secondly in the...
February 16, 2015

French
Since I don't know which textbook y ou have, à midi would be AT noon. And à midi et demi = at 12:30 or half-past noon. Perhaps you would type the COMPLETE sentence from your textbook? Sra (aka Mme)
February 14, 2015

French
If you must choose between those 2, choose #1. However, I'd say neither of those! I have English in the morning. (AM) J'ai l'anglais le matin. That is what I would say because "in the morning" is "le Matin." Sra (aka Mme) I'll flag this so I...
February 14, 2015

Spanish
¡Olé! Sra
February 12, 2015

Spanish
Part I: #2. Check spelling = pregúntenles #4. Careful with a Reflexive Verb because the pronoun must match = olvídate #7. This is the familiar command, not the formal = hazlo Part II: #15. Les denotes that the plural is required = terminen Part III: 17. The ...
February 12, 2015

Spanish
JISKHA: SPANISH I, PRESENT TENSE OF REGULAR VERBS: The pattern for a regular -ar verb is hablAR. That is the infinitive which means: no subject, no tense, translated as “to speak/talk.” Drop the -AR and you have the “stem” to which certain endings are added...
February 11, 2015

Spanish
I'm not sure I understand your question. If you see "el libro" it translates either "the book" or merely "book" but if you see the plural "los libros" the translation is either "the books" or merely "books." Did ...
February 11, 2015

Spanish
I'll be happy to help you. Just post your questions here and one of the teachers will forward it to me! There are 2 things to remember when you first start Spanish. One is GENDER (words in Spanish are either masculine (identified by el, as in el libro) or feminine (...
February 11, 2015

french
This is as simple as the difference between "qui" (who, which, that, SUBJECT of a verb, used for both persons and things) and "que/qu'" (whom, which, that, DIRECT OBJECT of a verb, used for both persons and things. ce qui = what/that which, SUBJECT of a...
February 9, 2015

Spanish 1
When you study Spanish, the first thing to keep in mind is: 1) gender (masculine or feminine) and 2) number (singular or plural.) When addressing someone, a comma is required after Hola, Amigo When studying verbs, be sure the subject and the conjugated verb match: Tú ...
February 7, 2015

SPANISH
You are entirely welcome! Since the question asked about "children" plural, it may eliminate the ONE child, Susana! Sra
February 3, 2015

SPANISH
It sounds like Ana received many lovely gifts, but Susana, after giving her the bear, wanted to play with it. Perhaps she didn't really want to give the bear away! I'd say the children behaved well, except for Susana! Sra I'll flag this and come back later to see ...
February 3, 2015

Spanish Homework Help
1. is E 2. is D 3. to a stranger you must use the formal, Ud. command = no escuche (no "s" because that is the tú or familiar command) 4. now you DO want the negative tú or amiliar command = no escuches 5. is A I'll flag this and come back later to ...
February 2, 2015

Spanish
No me hagas una ensalada (para mí). You can add "para mí" for emphasis but the "me" in front of "hagas" makes it clear. IF you are to replace "una ensalada" which is the direct-object noun, the sentence would be = No me la ...
January 31, 2015

Spanish
Are you and Debbie in the same class? I corrected these for her on Friday! #1. correct #2. Yes, unless you are in Spanish III and have studied the REAL let us or let's command, using the Subjunctive. In that case, it would be "estudiemos el libro" = estudié...
January 31, 2015

Spanish Homework
#2 = I have no idea if you have studied the Subjunctive and the "let's form" or not. That would depend upon your text and/or your teacher. #4 can NOT be pasear because that is the Infinitive form and NOT the command. The directions said to use the command form. ...
January 30, 2015

Spanish Homework
#1 = correct #2 = correct, unless you have had the "let's" form in Spanish III or IV = estudiemos #3 = No. Because escribir ends in -ir, the theme vowel for the formal command is "a" = escriba #4. No. The command form, plural, of pasear is paseen el ...
January 30, 2015

Spanish II
The following should work for you. If it doesn't, please let me know: 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. ...
January 27, 2015

Spanish II
If you don't know how to make accent marks on the computer, I need to know 2 things: 1) do you have a Mac or a PC and 2) do you have Windows or not. Ramírez has an accent because, according to the rules of punctuation, when a word ends in Z, the stress is on the ...
January 27, 2015

French
If a word requires an accent mark, it is considered incorrect if it is missing. There are actually 3 "e's" in French: e = uh / è = eh / é = a (as in the first letter of the American alphabet). In your 2nd sentence, étages has an accent aigu. ...
January 23, 2015

Spanish 3 Homework
Maribel, you need commands, not the imperfect tense. 1. Hermana, lava mis platos = Lávalos. 2. Profesora, diga el vocabulario = dígalo. 3. Uds, cocinen la comida = cocínenla. 4. OK 5. OK If you are required to have a direct object pronoun = Vamos a ...
January 22, 2015

Spanish 3 Homework
1. "you all" means the plural, or "ustedes" form = No cocinen la comida = No la cocinen. 2. "friend" means you are on a first-name basis, or the tú form = No cocines la comida para mí = No me la cocines. (IF you are to use double ...
January 22, 2015

Spanish 3 Homework
Unfortunately you did not follow the instructions. #1, #3 both have the Imperfect. Because it says to "rewrite" the commands, the verbs should all be in the command form. 1. This is the tú command because you are talking to your sister. The tú command, ...
January 22, 2015

French
You are most welcome! Sra (aka Mme)
January 21, 2015

French
Affirmative, #3 - don't forget LES with devoirs plural. Negative, #1. In the negative, try to remember either pas de or pas d'(+ vowel) #3 Elle is the subject so the verb has no "s" = comprend #4 Ils ne rien veux (word order) Interrogative, #3 = à l&#...
January 21, 2015

French
Here's "A House of être" that looks quite good online: http://audreymerrell.net/INTASC/INTASC10/servicelearning/houseofetre_files/index.html Sra (aka Mme)
January 20, 2015

French
I hope this will copy here: LA MAISON D'être It will not copy here. Look for it online where there are many images. I have my favorite one that looks like a house! Sra (aka Mme)
January 20, 2015

French
Let's begin with the 3 you did. Many past participles require accent marks, which must be there and others are irregular. a) j 'ai bu de l'eau. (uses avoir & is irregular past participle.) Irregular past participles: (you just have to memorize them!) asseoir (assis...
January 20, 2015

French
Please post them on a new thread. 2 of the volunteer teachers will send them to me. Sra (aka Mme)
January 16, 2015

French
The ones you list above are not feminine, but masculine and belong to Rule #2. Yes = au Belize, au Cambodge, etc. Sra (aka Mme)
January 16, 2015

French
I believe this is the right chart. Please try it and let me know if it doesn't work for you:' 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...
January 16, 2015

French
3. dans la belle France = in beautiful France dans l'Amérique du Sud = in South America When I find the accents, I'll be back, but I have to listen to a program now. Sra (aka Mme)
January 16, 2015

French
4. Don't forget the necessary accent mark. Without it, "a" is from the verb avoir (to have) and à is the preposition to/at. à Paris. 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 ...
January 16, 2015

Spanish
When there is an accent mark on a word, it is considered incorrect/wrong without it! será = future of ser It would be far easier to be on the same sentence if there were numbered. Please do that in the future. Without numbers, I'm losing track correcting these. ...
January 16, 2015

Spanish
Tanisha's first is OK but the 2nd is incorrect. Sra
January 13, 2015

Spanish
You are working with Direct Object Pronouns (me, te, lo, la, nos, os, los, las) and Indirect Object Pronouns (me, te, le, nos, os, les) When both are in a sentence, the Indirect comes before the Direct BUT when le or les is followed by lo, la, los, or las they become "se...
January 13, 2015

Spanish
What level Spanish is this and are you to do it in English or Spanish? Please understand that we do not DO your homework for you, but help with what you do. Sra
January 11, 2015

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