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December 18, 2014

Posts by SraJMcGin


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More spanish to check/please
3. There is an error here somewhere because it's either "un reporte" (a report or "una reportera" (a reporter). In any event it is a THING if there is no "personal a" in front of it. Yo conozco un reporte (I am acquainted with a report) OR Yo ...
May 8, 2012

spanish/check please
Please check the spelling of #4. You choose correctly but the spelling is: conozco. Otherwise, ¡perfecto! Sra
May 8, 2012

Spanish-Please check
¡Ricardo did it all! Sra
May 5, 2012

Spanish-Please check
The 2nd is correct but you forgot the Reflexive Pronoun in the first. tú te presentaste Sra
May 3, 2012

French
Actually, the best way to learn is to post your homework questions here and someone will forward them to me. Be sure you have a good French--->English/English--->French dictionary. A good way to use the dictionary is this: 1. write down the English word you want in ...
May 2, 2012

spanish/check please
You were simply to complete and not answer a question? In that case, it looks right. este, esta, estos, estas = this/these near you ese, esa, esos, esas = that/those not too far from you aquel, aquella, aquellos, aquellos - that/those far from you (out of reach) These are the ...
April 28, 2012

spanish/check please
Check the spelling of "Necesito" which only has one "s." (4 places) #2 "etsa" should be "esta" #3 cinturón has a required accent mark on the "o" Sra
April 27, 2012

spanish
los comerciantes = ellos = 3rd person plural = dijeron Sra
April 26, 2012

Spanish-Please check answer
Check the spelling of "aduana" because it's a "u" and not a "v" but that answer is correct. Memorize this: every time you see a form of tener + que, it will be followed by an infinitive. Yes, this one is reflexive = Tienes que abrocharte Sra
April 26, 2012

French
C'est mon plaisir~ Sra (aka Mme)
April 24, 2012

French
Some verbs are followed directly by the infinitive without a preposition. The most common of these are: aimer mieux / préférer = to prefer aller - to go compter - to intend croire - to believe, think désirer / vouloir - to wish, want devoir - to have to,be...
April 24, 2012

French
J'ai commencé à faire (some verbs take a preposition after them and before an infinitive. I can give you a list, if you ask.) The passé composé with age is far better with the imperfect = les enfants qui ont (OR avaient) 12 et 13 ans je trouv&...
April 24, 2012

spanish
What you need to see is the number (singular/plural) and gender (masculine/feminine) of the noun. el = masculine singular nuevo = masculine singular portátil = masculine singular because both words modifying it are. Now, what MUST you choose from the 3 choices? I'll...
April 18, 2012

spanish
Both “pero” and “sino” are conjunctions meaning “but.” “Sino” is u sed when the first part of the sentence is negative and the part after the con junction directly contradicts what is negated in the first part. Almost always “rather...
April 18, 2012

french-grammar
Without knowing what level of French you are studying (II, III, IV, V), I have no idea just how much information you need! So, I'll make it rather complete and you can select what you need. However, as you get to further grammar, you might want to save other sections of ...
April 17, 2012

Life orientation
Life Orientation: 1. Try some of the following links to gather information: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=how+the+h+uman+or+environmental+problem+impacts+the+community+in+South+Africa 2. Read "Related Questions" below this post. We have so many asking ...
April 16, 2012

life orientation
Life Orientation: 1. Try some of the following links to gather information: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=how+the+h+uman+or+environmental+problem+impacts+the+community+in+South+Africa 2. Read "Related Questions" below this post. We have so many asking ...
April 16, 2012

Spanish -Help
Correct = Los nuestros son malos. However the long adjectival form would be: los partidos nuestros BUT, using "los nuestros" you have used the pronoun. Sra
April 4, 2012

French
If you have difficulty answering questions, I suggest to try this 4-step procedure. 1. Look at the French. 2. Translate into English = This evening you are going to watch television? 3. Answer FIRST in English = Yes, I'm going to watch television OR No, I'm not going ...
April 2, 2012

URGENT Spanish help please.
First of all the example is incorrect. ¿Comprendes? = Do YOU understand. Since many students have difficulty answering questions I suggest you do 4 steps. Step 1 = look at the question. Step 2 = Translate into English. Step 3 = Answer FIRST in English = I understand. ...
April 1, 2012

Spanish-9th grade-Please help me
Merendé (accent) for I snacked, did snack (Preterit)( Meriendo = I snack, do snack, am snacking Sra PS Actually merendar is "to lunch on"
March 26, 2012

spanish
Parts of the body and articles of clothing usually use the definite article (el, la, los, las) especially when it's clear to whom it belongs. 1. Yo me lavo las manos y la cara. 2. (Yo) me cepillo los dientes y me cepillo el pelo. 3. Yo me pongo la ropa. Sra
March 25, 2012

Spanish-SraJMcGin please help ?
You have 2 choices here. Some how using "no" twice makes it seem a stronger statement. No, no estudio. vs No estudio. = No, I do NOT study vs I do not study. ¿Hablas francés? (delete that extra "a") Actually, with the strong negative word &...
March 22, 2012

Spanish-Help Please
Excellent assistance from Ricardo! Let's start with what the questions are asking you: 1. ¿Qué necesitas para comer en cereal?does this ask what I need to eat cereal-like a spoon , bowl etc? I believe, as does Ricardo, that this was copied incorrectly. (en = ...
March 21, 2012

Senior Project on Japanese
This sounds fascinating! Having studied 19 languages and taught 5, they have been my life. Consider this: how can you communicate without language? Of course, you can with gestures, body language, facial expressions, etc. Have you had ANY ideas or is it pretty much “open...
March 21, 2012

Spanish-Please check answers
1. correct and another choice is: ´El nunca va. 2. personal "a" = Él ve a alguien. 3. personal "a" = Él no ve a nadie. Personal "a" is used in front of direct object that is a person, pet, etc. Sra
March 20, 2012

spanish
Please don't forget the required accent marks. If you don't know how to do them with the computer, I need to know 2 things: 1) Do you have a PC or a Mac? 2) do you have Windows or not? Here's a review of ser & estar. Each time you use one or the other, mentally ...
March 19, 2012

spanish
El primer día visité el museo de Salvador Dalí que cubría muchas pinturas maravillosas y me gustó muchísimo. Luego fui a las Ramblas donde tomé con mis amigos en un restaurante y también fui a la iglesia de la Familia ...
March 15, 2012

Spanish-Plase check
Nadie uso este telefóno. = 2 errors. usó must have an accent and the accent is on teléfono No voy nunca la ópera. This is the verb ir and requires "a" when you say "to where you go" = No voy nunca a la ópera. Perhaps you ...
March 12, 2012

Spanish
¡Perfecto! With the negative, you also have the choice of using the strong negative word without the "no" as in: 1. No, nadie hay en la puerta. 2. No, nada hay en la mesa. Sra
March 11, 2012

Spanish-Help
1. Yo pedí = I ordered but your English said "I ate" = Comí un taco en el restaurante anteayer. 2. Bebí un batido en el restaurante mexicano la semana pasada. (most adjectives follow the noun(s) modified.) NOTE: When you say "el restaurante&...
March 5, 2012

Spanish-SraJMcGin-Please recheck
to perform = ejecutar but in a theatre = representar for a machine = funcionar Here's my "lesson" on how to use a dictionary. 1. take en English word (perform), look it up in a good bilingual dictionary and 2. WRITE DOWN every Spanish word there. 3. NOW, look up ...
March 5, 2012

Spanish-SraJMcGinplease check
Because Emily is on a first-name basis with "me" the question should read: "¿Cuál es tu cosa favorita..." "en el ciro" is "en el circo" check all the "acróbatas" because they require an accent mark Without ...
March 5, 2012

spanish
Right! That's Venezuelan. Sra
March 2, 2012

spanish
Because "gana" is in the Present Indicative, so is the verb "perder." BUT the verb "perder" is a stem-changing verb from e--->ie. The form you need is "pierde" Sra
February 29, 2012

Spanish-8th grade
1. ¿Qué buscas cuando vas de compras? is the question as Ricardfo says. the answer then is: Busco variedad de cosas cuando me voy de compras. OR rather than irse, since the question only uses "ir" I would also in the answer = Busco variedad de cosas ...
February 29, 2012

Simple how-to to do in french?
If you do Origami, the plane is a good idea. Try something that is your hobby, but if you don't have a hobby, MathMate has good ideas. Sra (aka Mme)
February 27, 2012

Spanish-Please check SraJMcGin
You are entirely welcome! Sra
February 27, 2012

Spanish-Please check SraJMcGin
one thousand = mil two thousand = dos mil three thousand = tres mil four thousand = cuatro mil on up to one hundred thousand = cien mil one hundred three thousand = ciento tres mil Just be careful with the compounds including "un" twenty-one thousand = veintiú...
February 27, 2012

Spanish-Please check
If it is "la clienta" the address would be "Señora" or "Señorita" but not "Señor" so I'd put "el cliente" where you have "la clienta." los pantalones negros (the "specific" black ...
February 26, 2012

Problem with 2 English sentences (French student)
Bonjour! Sans savoir le livre ou l'année de publication, il est possible que ce que vous avez lu soit démodé. Mais en tout cas, on peut solicitter "a licensed store" ou avoir "a food-service contract" avec Starbucks. Voici des ...
February 26, 2012

Spanish
What you are working with here is called "Comparasons of Equality." Those of Inequality used más/menos for example, etc. Here are the rules: 1. tan + adjetive or adverb + como = as...as Examples: Ella no es tan pobre como tú = She is not as poor as you...
February 21, 2012

spanish
Actually, the English is probably "I care more about others than myself?" There are many ways to convey this idea, depending upon the vocabulary you have studied! You should always try to use the vocabulary you have learned first. Then you need to know how to use the...
February 21, 2012

Spanish
It's always a good idea to number each question/answer you do, so we are both looking at the same one. 1. This IS what the questin required. 2. Note the first word "En?" You need it in the answer = En Panamá, Puerto Rico y el Ecuador (el is usually used ...
February 21, 2012

spanish
You will LOVE this exercise, because it is the use of the INFINITIVE after any PREPOSITION. Just memorize: "Preposition + Infinitive." Prepositions Common ly Used Before Infinitives: a = to, at al + inf = upon antes de = before con = with (sometimes "to" or...
February 18, 2012

french
Salut! I'm assuming that you are using the verb "to help" = aider. Note the spelling. "To help" someone to do something is "aidér qq à + infinitive. There is also the reflexive verb: "s'aider de" so note the different ...
February 16, 2012

Spanish-SraJMcGin-Please check
If you want one word for T-shirt (I couldn't think of it, a native-speaker friend of mine couldn't think of it, but FINALLY one friend came up with a word. Depending upon the region, the word could be different, but in Spain, I've heard the word: el corpiño...
February 15, 2012

Spanish-SraJMcGin-Please check
1. You could make a difference, if you wish, between "the earrings" and "some earrings" by changing "los" to "unos." 3. the difference between 2 words: "camisa" = shirt but "camiseta" is usually an "undershirt.&...
February 15, 2012

Spanish - beginner
Let's begin with the English grammatical error! ARE there any grammatical errors! (Knowing correct English can help with Spanish. If I don't mention a sentence from above, it's because it's OK. clause relater "que" = que - that but como - how, as ...
February 14, 2012

Spanish-SraJMcGin please check
de nada...Sra
February 13, 2012

Spanish-SraJMcGin please check
This would be far easier to do if you always number the sentences. 2. arete is masculine = los aretes de oro muy bonitos. Any adjective must have the same number (singular/plural) and gender (masculine/feminine) as the noun(s) modified. As for también, it's OK there...
February 13, 2012

Spanish
¡excelente! Sra
February 12, 2012

Spanish
De nada "quienquiera que sea" = to whomever you are! Anonymous is NOT my favorite nanme to respond to! Sra/Mme
February 9, 2012

Spanish
Just in case it isn't the one above, here's another: 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 ...
February 9, 2012

Spanish
If this chart doesn't work for you, let me know because I have other charts as well: Microsoft Word for Windows The default keystrokes for accented characters are as follows: Symbols joined by a + need to be held down at the same time; Symbols separated by a coma need to ...
February 9, 2012

Spanish
Do NOT learn the verb "gustar" as the verb "to like" for you will understand it better if you learn it as the verb "to be pleasing.....to someone." Now you will understand why it is USUALLY used 3rd person singular (one thing IS pleasing to ...
February 9, 2012

spanish
Don't forget to put the necessary accent marks where they belong: Tengo la nariz pequeña. (a = una) That IS the rule, but that's not to say that it is never broken! "Articles of clothing and parts of the body use the definite article." Tengo la barba ...
February 6, 2012

Spanish-Please check these
Just be careful when you copy the question that you get all the syllables: ¿Qué prepararon Uds. ayer? (preparar = prepar + aron (the ending) You answered perfectly! Olé Sra
February 6, 2012

Spanish
¡Hola, Terry! I only come here now when someone sends me a link to do. Please remember that any adjective will have the same number (singular/plural) and gender (masculine/feminine) as the noun(s) modified. Hay una cama cómoda (fem.) A tricky word is "el sof&...
February 6, 2012

spanish
In that case, you seem to be on the right track because you will begin in the past tense = I asked/did ask her if...and the Imperfect Subjunctive IS the most polite. Sra
February 5, 2012

spanish
The instructions are what exactly? If it says to use the FUTURE, that's one thing. Is there a model or example for you to follow? What you write is fine for the Imperfect Subjunctive (either -ra or -se form) but I'm not sure that that is what you are to do without ...
February 5, 2012

spanish
P.S. Here are some things I tell my students and most of it is very close to what Kade told you. 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 ...
February 2, 2012

spanish
The way these 2 sentences are set up, it seems awkward to put either in that blank. Let me see the directions given for this exercise and any modelo/example you might have. Otherwise: Yo encuentro la amabilidad = I find friendliness. Yo busco a un amigo que es amable. You ...
February 2, 2012

spanish
Excellent, Kade! The best thing to do is try exercises with the difference between the two. Follow those rules Kade sent you, try the exercises you have and then ask that I check them for you. Sra
February 2, 2012

Spanish-Please check my work
Here are your two choices: 1. After an infinitive and/or a gerund (-ndo form), but be careful that you might need an accent mark. Yes, adding anything to an -ndo but usually only if there are 2 object pronouns added to an infinitive. (an indirect plus a direct) 2. In the usual...
January 29, 2012

Spanish
You did not state which tense you were to do, but since I see the Future Perfect, that must be it? 5. See the "tú?" That tells which of the 4 forms = habrás llegado. 6. The extraordinary waiter is NOT... friendly (amigable), motivated (as one meaning) (...
January 26, 2012

Spanish
4. It (referring to "tu ropa") is the subject so this is it = Ella está en el armario. or simply = Mi ropa está en el armario. Sra
January 25, 2012

Spanish-9th gradePlease check
If you were to use Reflexive Verbs (lavarse ponerse), you are absolutely correct! These 2 verbs may be used Reflexively or not. Yo pongo el libro en la mesa. Mi hermano lava su coche. Sra
January 25, 2012

spanish
I need to know WHO is telling the story: "my" = mi, mis "your (familiar singular" = tu, tus his = su, sus her = su, sus your (formal, singular) = su, sus our = nuestro/nuestra/nuestros/nuestras your (familiar plural) = vuestro/vuestra/vuestros/vuestras ...
January 19, 2012

spanish/check please
Please don't forget the necessary accents. If you don't know how to do them, we need to know 2 things> 1. Do you have a PC or a Mac and 2. Do you have Windows or not? 1. mañana 3. There are 2 separate parts of speech: después de = preposition and the ...
January 16, 2012

11French
If the twins are both boys = Bienvenus des jumeaux Même s'ils sont les mêmes...différents talented = doué everything he wanted = tout ce qu'il voulait a été abandonné = has been abandoned? Philippe ne pouvait pas...son ...
January 15, 2012

french- affirmative commands
The Imperative (Command form) of regular verbs are the same as the corresponding forms of the Present Indicative except for the omission of the subject pronouns tu, vous, and nous. EXCEPTION: the familiar form of "-er" verbs, drops the final "s". This is ...
January 11, 2012

SPANISH
P.S. Look at the type of vocabulary you are studying, because that helps too. Here are some ideas. See if they help: In Mexico City, for example, many large shopping malls have department stores, hammocks and typical Mexican hats that you might not find here, except in Los ...
January 10, 2012

SPANISH
You would not have these questions unless you had something to read that contains the answers. For example, what textbook do you have and were are you in it? We need to know exactly what you are studying to answer these questions. Sra
January 10, 2012

Spanish-Please check SraJMcGin if possible
¡perfecto! Well done, because many students have difficulty answering questions! Sra
January 10, 2012

Spanish-7thgrade
Don't forget to close the gap in "e l" despertador. Después is an adverb = Afterwards Después de is what you need here = after Después del desayuno "en la mañana" is better as "por la mañana" = "in the ...
January 10, 2012

Spanish-Please check SraJMcGin
The only thing I did with the question was to correct the missing accent marks. The questions that required accent marks were incorrect without them! #3 = in the answer, again I state that you need to remove the ending question mark! THEN, all your answers are correct. Sra
January 5, 2012

FRENCH
Finally I found "l'ouïe = hearing, having to do with the perception of sound. That is the feminine noun and l'ouiement (without the dieresis) must be coined from that word. Here is what le dictionnaire de l'Académie française has to say: ou&...
January 5, 2012

FRENCH
First of all, where EXACTLY did you see this expression? Always give the context. I have found it listed in legal documents, written in French, however "le dictionnaire de l'Académie Française" said there was no such term. I even found the word &...
January 5, 2012

Spanish 8th grade
If an accent mark is required, you must put it where it belongs. If you tell me 2 things, I can send you a chart on how t make accent marks on the computer. 1. Do you have a PC or a Mac 2. Do you have Windows or not 1. mamá (both question and answer) 2. perfect 3. &...
January 4, 2012

french
If you have a good textbook, in the Appendices (at the back) you should have a list of irregular -er verbs. Regular -er verbs follow the pattern of "parler" = je parle, tu parles, il/elle/on parle, nous parlons, vous parlez, ils/elles parlent Some irregular -er verbs...
January 2, 2012

Spanish-Please check also
Don't worry about numbering here, but thanks for thinking of it! Only one error and it is the penultimate (next-to-last) one: son = fueron Note that in the Preterit ser and ir are identical (fui, fuiste, fue, fuimos, fuisteis, fueron) so watch for the "a" ...
December 30, 2011

Spanish
If an accent mark is required, it is considered wrong without it. Assuming you are doing the Preterit: 1. tomé Everything else is ¡perfecto! Sra
December 30, 2011

Spanish-8th grade
What happened to #8? How did you know to use poder in #1 - 4, because it was possible to also use saber in #3? Otherwise, what I see is perfect. You don't mention if you have Windows XP or Vista. Try the following: Have the num lock enabled. Press and hold the ALT key and...
December 30, 2011

Spanish
a non-modified noun requires no article = era marinista buena reputación (feminine word) había ganado = had won, Past Perfect marine painting = la pintura marina competir (like pedir = e--->i) = compitió frequently = frecuentemente was awarded = fue ...
December 18, 2011

french
It is asking for the indirect object pronoun "to them" as in "I show/do show/am showing the apparement to them." the direct object is "l'appartement" and the indirect noun is "aux amis" so Here is the sentence: Je leur montre l'...
December 18, 2011

Spanish-the last set of quesions-please check
5. recibí (accent) For a paragraph, you can make it more sophisticated by combining some simple sentences into complex ones. The sentences are good, but you might want to link them differently in a paragraph . Sra
December 16, 2011

Spanish-please checkanother question
2. tu (just a typo) Everything else is ¡perfecto! Sra
December 16, 2011

Spanish-please check
3. An accent on película The rest are great! If you would like the usual word order for a question, #4 & #5 would be: ¿Quisiste tú...? (Simply invert the verb and subject.) Sra
December 16, 2011

spanish
Because you have the subject "ella" as the second word, this should be a question. The word order here dictates that, so it is most likely: ¿Es ella guapa? = Is she pretty? Sra
December 16, 2011

science
P.S. Sorry, I missed your second qustion. Try some of these links for informaation: http://www.google.com/search?q=why+some+partly+molten+lava+rises+toward+Earth%27s+surface.+&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
December 13, 2011

science
Tyr some of the following links for information: http://www.google.com/search?q=why+do+you+think+people+rejected+Wegner%27s+idea+of+continental+drift%3F+&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
December 13, 2011

Biology
Try some of the following links for information: http://www.google.com/search?q=What+is+the+difference+between+thromboplasin+and+factor+Xa&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
December 13, 2011

Economics
See if any of the following links will help you: http://www.google.com/search?q=the+economist%27s+view+of+%22It+is+not+from+the+benevolence+of+the+butcher%2C+the+brewer%2C+or+the+baker+that+we+expect+our+dinner%2C+but+from+their+regard+to+their+own+interest.%22+&ie=utf-8&oe=...
December 13, 2011

Anthro
Try some o f the following links fr information: http://www.google.com/search?q=how+images+challenge+our+assumptions+and+understanding+of+society+as+relatively+cohesive%2C+homogenous+and+stable+social+units%3F&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=...
December 13, 2011

oceanography
Try some of the following links for information: http://www.google.com/search?q=how+did+the+ocean+form&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
December 13, 2011

english
Yes. Sra
December 13, 2011

science
Try some of the following links for information: http://www.google.com/search?q=When+was+the+origin+of+the+universe%3F+&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
December 13, 2011

english
Try some of the following links for information: http://www.google.com/search?q=in+James+Baldwins+%22Go+tell+it+on+the+mountain%22+where+race+becomes+an+obstacle+in+a+characters+attempt+to+search+for+identity.&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=...
December 12, 2011

English Grammar check
Well done! Sra
December 12, 2011

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