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

Spanish
OK! Sra

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spanish
Note that stem-changing verbs in the Present Tense can be -ar, -er, or -ir but in the Preterit, only -ir verbs. There ARE, however, irregular verbs in the Preterit, but that's not the same as "stem-changing" verbs. I'll flag this and come back later to see if...

FRENCH
All are fine except #4. PC = J'espère que tu n'as pas perdu le reçu. Have you studied the subjonctif? Because, in reality, because this begins with "J'espère..." it should use the subjonctiv = J'espère que tu n'aies pas...

FRENCH
Please understand that we do not DO the homework for you. You must do it first and then we check your answers. That is how you learn. I'll flag this and come back to see your answers. Sra (aka Mme)

Spanish
Yes. Sra

Spanish
2. simpática needs the accent mark 5. The correct answer is a. I'll flag this and come back later to see if you have additional questions. Sra

Spanish
1. correct 2. Note that the subject is Ud. and not tú = vaya 3. I don't understand what the 3 verb forms below this number are for? The sentence is correct as written = Cuando llegues, ven directamente al chalé y sobre todo sé bueno (all tú ...

Spanish
1. la maestra el mapa las niñas How did you get an A with 3 errors? Sra

French
I don't understand your question about the pronunciation. It is the typical French pronunciation. Yes, it's OK to just say "le 16." Sra (aka Mme)

French
Dimanche, le 16, ...... I'd also use a comma in the first sentence = Dimanche, la semaine dernière, ... Otherwise, it looks fine. I'll flag this in case you have additional questions. Sra (aka Mme)

French
With the correct punctuation, this looks OK. I'll flag it and come back again. Sra (aka Mme)

French
True that I will not do the work for you, but after you try the answers, I'll be glad to help. Imagine the scene. You are the lady and what do you suppose the waiter will say to her first. Then think of all the vegetables on a menu. What do you think she will order? I'...

Spanish
It's always a good idea to give the directions first, so we know for sure what you are to do. 1. ok 2. AL requires an infinitive "salir" as will "ALL prepositions" 3. ok 4. estaba = estar in the Preterite has a special meaning "he got" 5. ok 6...

Spanish
3. queríamos (Dont't forget the necessary accent mark) 4. conocimos (Preterit because the action is over and done with) 7. echar a perder is "to ruin, spoil" so the answer is echar una ojeada = have a look at it 13. Look closely at whether it is singular ...

SPANISH
¡excelente! No hay ningún error. Sra (Just in case you have additional questions, I'll flag this and come back later to check.)

FRENCH
#8 Il y avait un port charmant avec un pont avec un arqué massif et imposant et Les Jardins Botaniques tout près. #9 Les Jardins Botaniques étaient (OR ont été) merveilleux. (When you can't say sometehing complicated, try a synonym or ...

FRENCH
I only received this today and I have done the best I can with it. Always SIMPLIFY what you are saying so it flows better. In some cases, I couldn't even guess what you were trying to say. Sra (aka M me)

FRENCH
1. add "et" before faire. 2. guichet; (semi-colo n to avoid a run-on sentence) delete "en"...je suis montée à (you forgot the ending) bord de l'avion. 3. dans la (instead of "en") 4. J'ai pris et j'ai voyagé 5. J&#...

FRENCH
1. The months of the year and the days of the week are not ordinarily capitalized = août Although you enclude what you need to use in parentheses, in your paragraph, there will be no parentheses. 2. If you are female, the past participle conjugated with être should...

French
1. les for specific clothing = THE but des for some 2. no Sra I'll flag this and come back later in case you have additional questions. Sra (aka Mme)

French
Parfait! Sra (aka Mme)

French
le lundi means ON Monday. 1. Hier était lundi. Everything else is fine. Sra

French
1. When I was March? N problem with the French. Did you want #10 in French? 10. Noor voyageait avec sa mère et son frère à la Indonesia. I'll flag this and come back later in case you have questions. Sra

spanish
All correct! ¡buen trabajo! Sra

Spanish
This would be far easier to read if you had parallel lines. Also, if you could skip lines, these old eyes would appreciate it! 1. I combined it with another seafood = d 2. agreed 3. I believe they mean the plant = c 4. agreed 5. agreed 6. I combined it with another infinitive ...

Spanish 2
P.S. I flagged this and I'll come back later to see if you have additional questions. Sra

Spanish 2
Careful with #13. The city is not bigger than the whole country, but is the largest city in the country = la ciudad más #14 = Mañana requires the Future, not the Past Subjunctive = viajaremos #15 is an example of "imposition of will" and reqires the ...

French - SraJMcGin
Do you want to redo it so I can be sure we caught everything? Sra (aka Mme)

French - SraJMcGin
word order is bad = Vous entrez dans seul Vous entrez seul dans... Emily Carr In = not "in" but "dans" Meursault qui est caractère = est im/// space before "mais" not clear here = autour etla société. ITt's a bit jumbled ...

French - SraJMcGin
You need clause relater "que" here: montre le signe de l'isolement est = montre que le signe I'm lost in this sentence and can't figure out exatly what you wanted to say = Il ne fait vouloir aucune annonce d'intérêt aucune se relier et ...

French - SraJMcGin
1. Vous pouvez entrer pour obtenir...et éprouver (after the preposition you need 2 infinitives) 2. c'est un pays 3. Here only the speaker can decide if it is Indicative or Subjunctive......mais il serait (the voyage is the subject of both verbs) 4. Because you are ...

French - SraJMcGin
You are entirely welcome. Sra (aka Mme)

French - SraJMcGin
Peut-être vers 18h00 le soir OR Peut-être que j'arriverai vers 18h00 le soir. The 2nd sentence is fine. In the 3rd, what does "elle" refer to? Cela would work = ainsi que cela, etc. In the last "verra" refers to il/elle/on and should be ...

French - SraJMcGin
With an email, it is not necessary to have a salutation. Just look at any email you get for a pattern. The difference has to do with the "part of speech." Peut-être is an adverb which usually follows the verb. (maybe/perhaps) while Peut-être que is at the...

french SraMcGin - If my answers are correct
Thank you for the correct accent marks. This is a joy to read! 1. ok 2. ok 3. son auto is masculine, singlar = le mien 4. ok 5. ok 6. this is singular so drop the final "s" = le sien Well done! :) Sra (aka Mme)

french
1. That would depend upon the directions you were given. If you wish to "cover all bases" you might put both: ne pas manger / ne mange/mangez pas 2. I will always look at your answers if I see them. Your sentences: 1. You need to know if "tu" is masculine ...

french
"N'ont-ils guère travaillé." IS correct, with the proper accent marks. The proper way to say "Do not run" is "Ne courez pas" or "Ne cours pas. (formal or familiar) "Est-ce que (qu')" is used to ask a question, ...

french
Sorry a glitch caused this to post before I was finished! Elle ne m'avait téléphoné que deux fois. - She had telephoned me only twice. c. Each part of ni...ni precedes the word or words stressed. L'eau n'était ni chaude ni froide. - The ...

french
First of all, I resist reading French without the proper accents. Secondly, there are so many questions here that I hope I catch them all. Why not just do one post with numbered questions? (1, 2, 3, etc.) NEGATIVES: 1. In simple sentences, "ne" precedes the verb and...

french
Your instructions merely said negative. That is usually "ne...pas" but then you mention "ni...ni." Please clarify those instructions because there are other negative words as well. N'a-t-elle pas de frères et de soeurs? OR N'a-t-elle ni fr&...

french
Note that your teacher wants you to delve into this with searches on the Internet. Among the many cites you might visit, this is one of the "easiest" to understand: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/cyrano/themes.html Sra (aka Mme)

french
I'll check later to see what you have done. Sra (aka Mme)

french
Yes, what is YOUR opinion about Cyrano's panache? How does he show that, for example. Sra (aka Mme)

french
Exactly. Your teacher wants you to give your opinion, using at least 3 examples of the Subjunctive. I'll flag this and come back later to w what you have done. Sra (aka Mme)

francais (french)
1. keep the pour and delete "la" = pour laquelle 2. à laquelle 3. de laquelle 4. à laquelle 5. pour lesquelles Please study these answers and be sure you know WHY. I'll come back again in case you don't understand why you missed them all. My ...

francais (french)
Please don't forget to put the accents where they belong! 1. Decide which preposition you need here because you can not have both "pour" and "de"plus who is the subject? Margo or il? As it is, this sentence makes no sense. 2. Voilà has an accent ...

French
Please don't forget te necessary accents! à propos 1. OK if you fix the à 2. envoyé 3. n'écrit 4. quitté & être + à 5. à + donné 6. frère + "disques" desquels (il a tient?) 7. loué...

French SraJMcGin
Where are your sentences? In the Reviews I gave you examples that you could follow! Sra (aka Mme)

French SraJMcGin
REVIEW #5 = The Perfect Subjunctive (and the final Review of the Subjunctive) The Perfect Subjunctive is formed by combining the Present Subjunctive of AVOIR or ÊTRE and the Past Participle of the verb. 2. As the Subjunctive equivalent of the passé composé...

French SraJMcGin
REVIEW #4: Other Uses of the Subjunctive: The Subjunctive is used after certain CONJUNCTIONS: afin que = in order that, so that pour que = in order that, so that avant que = before à moins que …..ne = unless bien que = although quoique = although de crainte pas&#...

French SraJMcGin
REVIEW #3: The Subjunctive with Expressions of EMOTION, WISHING & DOUBT: The Subjunctive is used in the Dependent Clause, when the subject of the dependent clause is DIFFERENT from the subject of the main clause, and it it is introduced by clause relater “que/qu’&#...

French SraJMcGin
DRAT : There are typos in Review #2. This old computer often skips letters and other times types a letter twice! Please correct "demmage" to "dommage" I think you can figure out the rest: there is Indicative and certaine somewhere! Sorry! Sra (aka Mme)

French SraJMcGin
REVIEW #2 = Why the Present Siubjunctive exists: 1. Subjunctive After Impersonal Expressions; If these Impersonal Expressions show certainty, or probability or fact, there is no Subjunctive. Impersonal Expressions that show doubt, opinion, judgment that use the Subjunctive: il...

French SraJMcGin
I have no idea why that posted before I even finished! For regular -er verbs (parler), -ir verbs (finir) and -re verbs (répondre) 1. Drop the -ant of the Present Partitive and add the endings -e, -es, -e, -ions, -iez, -ent. These endings are the same for all verbs, ...

French SraJMcGin
OK. Here's a Review of the Subjunctive. regular -

French SraJMcGin
Also, I thought I mentioned that there is no agreement of the past participlé "fait" with a preceding object pronoun. Sra (aka Mme)

French SraJMcGin
All object pronouns go in front of the verb faire and in the usual order for an affirmative sentence. J'ai fait laver la voiture. = I had the car washed Je l'ai fait laver. = I had it washed. J'ai fait laver la voiture par (or à) David. = I had the car ...

French - SraJMcGin
Hopefully you found my post with that. Sra (aka Mme)

French - SraJMcGin
correct! Sra (aka Mme)

French - SraJMcGin
Don't forget the accents! 2. Après 3. écrire 4. poème They look good otherwise! Sra (aka Mme) But I'll flag this and come back later, just in case.

french
Sorry, but there is a typo here Ne me lo parle pas) the "lo" should be "le" for le français Sra (aka Mme

french
Order someone to do a task, which you make up, using the imperative. There will be 10 sentences when you are finished. Use 1 example of the "faire causatif" Fais laver la voiture. (ne fais pas laver la voiture) Use 1 example of "verbes de perception" &...

french
Of course I will, but I don't see it here? Sra (aka Mme)

french
vivez is for vous and you need for either la population (vive) OR 3 milliards de personnes/elles (vivent) la or une pauvreté? If "certains" is th e subject...qu'ils ;'économie, les gouvernements et la corruption (best for the nouns to have their...

Spanish
en el venía = what is that supposed to say? en el verano?" cuando el verano vendría. = Not the Conditional but Imperfect = venía. not iría = Conditional but Imperfect = iba era que íbamos = yu need to add those 2 words after "...

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Isn't this the first paragraph that is to be entirely in the IMPERFECT? Did you look at the corrections I did on the separate sentences? haría needs to be hacía / I see the exact same mistakes in this paragraph that I corrected above in the numbered sentences...

Spanish
Actually I was expecting to see an essay with 2 paragraphs. I do not see that so I'm not sure what to do with each sentence! When you say "wrong form" I have no idea why that is there? I'll take each sentence and try to make some sense out of it. Either a 2-...

french
OK. I just received this at 5:51 pm PST. Here is what you have: 1. Indicative. No Subjunctive since you are certain/sure. 2. Subjunctive because you asking what someone believes. You can not predict the answer. 3. Indicative because someone is stating a fact. Sra (aka Mme) I&#...

french
Sorry I couldn't get back last night, but the answer is on the other poatt. same verb means être, but in the form to go with the subject. Nous sommes venus (assuming "nous" is not all female, but all male or a mixed group. Elles sont venues = plural AND ...

french
Just the last one is both feminine and PLURAL = Elles sont venues Oh, oh, I see you got the past participle on the other 3 but NTOT the fact that "nous" is also plural and the auxiliary/helping verb must agree with that subject = nous sommes venus (and this assuming ...

french
First of all, it was not easy finding a good explanation about your first question. Q: Why is there an l' in phrases like ce que l'on dit ("what people say") and si l'on veut ("if one wants to")? A: The easy answer is that the l' is there ...

french
C'est pour le son: l'on (après avec accent grave) où aussi. Sra (aka Mme)

Spanish
de nada; ha sido un placer Sra

Spanish
el verano más vieja? First of all I'm not sure I want to say "the oldest summer?" and if you do, the adjective can not be feminine singular. How abotut " el verano sólo no es lo mismo." Drop the "más viaja" Everything else...

Spanish
Instead of "Amo" = Me encantan = is more idiomatic...en el verano (the noun is better with its article) excited = emocionado school would not leave/exit but be finished = terminaría Abuelos should not be capitalized = abuelos Una (captitalized) de las cosas m&...

french
First of all, this is listed under "Homework Help" BUT you have not done any thinking at all, as far as I can see. It looks like you have merely posted what YOU are to do? We do not do your homework for you. This happens to be one of my favorite poems from my ...

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

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