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English
1. Chris can do the job, isn't he? 2. Chris can do the job, isn't she? (Which tag question is right? Are both OK? Is Chris used as a male name or female name?)
November 8, 2010

English
That's the price of life. (When do we use this expression? What does 'price' mean in this sentence?)
November 8, 2010

English
"But I'm not a gardener. I'm a carpenter," Grandpa said. "It's easy, Grandpa. These green things are weeds. Do not touch the white flowers, " Franscisco said. (What does 'it' refer to in the passage?)
November 8, 2010

English
"I want you to weed the garden. I'll be back at three," the man said and drove away. It's gardening, Grandpa," Francisco said. (In this passage, what does 'it' refer to?)
November 8, 2010

English
1. A boy should be in school. 2. A boy should be at school. (Are both the same? Which preposition do we hae to use?) 3. Get in the truck! 4. Get on the truck! 5. Go in the truck! 6. Go on the tuck! (Can we use 'on' instead of 'in'? What about 'go' ...
November 8, 2010

English
1. I lied him that you were a fine gardener. 2. I lied that you were a fine gardener. (Are both grammatical?)
November 8, 2010

English
1. What do your parents want you to become? 2. What do your parents want you to be? 3. What do your parents want you to do? 4. What do your parents want you to do in the future? - They want me to become a public prosecutor. (What is the suitable question for the answer?)
November 8, 2010

English
1. The movie Minsu wants to see is Shrek. 2. The movie Minsu wants to watch is Shrek. (Which verb do we have to use? Are both OK? which one is commonly used?)
November 7, 2010

English
1. He got in the car. (What is the part of speech of 'in'?) 2. Get in! (What is the part of speech of 'in' here?)
November 7, 2010

English
1. Look at the Canadian national flag. 2. Look at the national flag of Canada. 3. This is the Chinese national flag. 4. This is the national flag of China. 5. This is American national flag. 6. This is the national flag of America. (Are they all grammatical? Do we have other ...
November 7, 2010

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 8:52am. 1. Do you do any volunteer work? How about your friends? 2. Yes, I do. They do volunteer work, too. 3. No, I don't. They don't do volunteer work, either. (Are the answers grammatical?) 4. Do you do any volunteer ...
November 6, 2010

English
Songpyeon is a traditional Korean food. Koreans usually eat it on Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving Day. Songpyeon is made with rice, chestnut paste, and sesame seeds or beans. It is tasty.Therefore, we Koreans like this food very much. (Would you check the passage? Please ...
November 6, 2010

English
1. I have been to Japan before. 2. I went to Japan before. 3. I had been to Japan before. (Are they all grammatical? Is #1 the same as #2? Thank you.)
November 5, 2010

English
1. I have just finished the work. 2. I just finished the work. 3. I finished the work just now. (What about the use of 'just'? Are the sentences all grammatical and the same?)
November 5, 2010

English
1. Cows provide us with milk. 2. Cows provide milk to us. (Ae both the same?) 3. A cow can make about 12 kilograms of waste in a day. 4. A cow can make about 12 kilograms of waste within a day. (What is the difference between #3 and #4? The use of 'in' and 'within...
November 4, 2010

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1. The car runs on gas. 2. The car runs on gas and electricity. (Are both grammatical? Do we have to use 'on'? Can't we use other prepositions instead of 'on'?)
November 4, 2010

English
He keeps himself in good health. (What is the part of speech of 'in good health'? An adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? I think we can substitude 'healthy' for 'in good health'? Then, is 'in good health' an adjective phrase?)
November 4, 2010

English
1. If it snows tomorrow, I'll not go hiking. 2. Because it snows tomorrow, I'll not go hiking. 3. Because it will snow tomorrow, I'll not go hiking. (Which one is correct of the two, #2 and #3?)
November 4, 2010

English
1. I am going to do volunteer work at a cultural center. 2. I am going to do volunteer work at a community center. 3. I am going to do volunteer work at a community cultural center. (Are they all the same? Which one do we have to use?) 4. I am going to do volunteer work at a ...
November 1, 2010

English
1. I want to do volunteer work at the Chicago Orphanage. 2. I want to do volunteer at Chicago Orphanage. (Which one is right? Do we have to use 'the'?)
November 1, 2010

English
1. We can massage old people's backs. 2. We can help them use a computer. 3. We can visit their houses and clean rooms. 4. We can take them to a bathroom in wheelchairs. 5. We can help them wash their faces. 6. We can help them take a bath. 7. We can prepare towels and ...
November 1, 2010

English
People grow one year older every New Year's Day by eating rice cakes. (What is the meaning of 'grow' in this sentence? What other words can we use instead of 'grow'?)
November 1, 2010

English
1. Rice cake soup is made from sliced long rice cakes. 2. Rice cake soup is made of sliced long rice cakes. 3. Rice cake soup is made with sliced long rice cakes. (Which one is grammatical? Please notice the use of prepositions.)
November 1, 2010

English
1. Wine is made from grapes. 2. Grapes are made into wine. (Both are the same, right/) 3. The bridge is made of stone. 4. The bridge is made out of stone. 5. The bridge is made from stone. 6. The bridge is made with stone. (Which ones are grammatical from sentence 3 to ...
November 1, 2010

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1. In Korean culture, the half-moon is a symbol of growth. 2. In Korean culture, the half moon is a symbol of growth. (Are both OK? What about the use of a hyphen between 'half' and 'moon'? And what is the use of 'the' before 'half moon'?))
November 1, 2010

English
I want to take a walk along the Sein River in France. (What is the part of speech of 'in France'? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase? Does it modify 'take' or 'the Sein River'?)
October 31, 2010

English
1. Here is a fresh salad. 2. Here is fresh salad. (Are both grammatical? Which expression is frequently used? Notice the sue of 'article,' please.) 3. Here is a cold strawberry juice. 4. Here is cold strawberry juice. (Are both grammatical? Which expression is ...
October 31, 2010

English
My mom is still sick. I helped her with the dishes. (In the sentences, what is the meaning of the second sentence? Did her mother washed the dishes with her daughter? Or did her mother not wash the dishes together?)
October 31, 2010

English
How do you pronounce 'width'? Do we delete 'the d sound'?
October 30, 2010

English
1. On Christmas, children usually get gifts from their parents. 2. At Christmas, children usually get gifts from their parents. (Which preposition do we have to use before 'Christmas'? Are both OK? Which one is generally used?)
October 30, 2010

English
1. He gets up at six-thirty every morning. 2. He gets up at six thirty every morning. (Which one is right? Do we have to use a hyphen or not?)
October 30, 2010

English
1. Many animals are dying. 2. Many animals are dying out. (What is the difference between the two sentence? What is the meaning of 'out' in Sentence 2?)
October 30, 2010

English
1. Do you do any volunteer work? How about your friends? 2. Yes, I do. They do volunteer work, too. 3. No, I don't. They don't do volunteer work, either. (Are the answers grammatical?) 4. Do you do any volunteer work? 5. Are you doing any volunteer work? (Which ...
October 27, 2010

English
1. I have many friends to meet. 2. I have many friends that I have to meet. 3. I have many friends that I will meet. 4. I have many friends that I can meet. (What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean #2, 3, or #4?)
October 27, 2010

English
1. Do you have anything to say about this? 2. Do you have to say anything about this? (Are both grammatical and the same?) 3. We have many things to do. 4. We have many things that we have to do. 5. We have many things that we will do. (If we pharphrase #3, can we get #4 or #5...
October 27, 2010

English
1.I cooked kimchi fried rice. 1-1. Kimchi fried rice was cooked by me. 2. I cooked extra rice for guests. 2-1. Extra rice was cooked for guests by me. 2-2. Extra rice was cooked by me for guests. (Are the passive forms all grammatical? Which one is right, #2-1 or #2-2?)
October 27, 2010

English
1. Mooncakes have a full-moon shape. 2. Songpyeon has a half-moon shape. (What is the part of speech of 'full-moon' and ' half-moon'? Adjective or noun?)
October 27, 2010

English
1. What time do you go to bed? - I go to bed at 10 p.m. 2. When is your bed time? - It is 10 p.m. 3. What is your bed time? - It is 10 p.m. 4. What present did you receive on your birthday? 5. What did you receive on your birthday? 6. Which gift did you get on your birthday...
October 25, 2010

English
How should I pronounce "Nasrredin"? This is a person's name.
October 25, 2010

English
Are you doing any volunteer work? How about your friends? 1. Yes, I am. They are doing volunteer work, too. 2. Yes, I do. They do volunteer work, too. (Which answer is right?)
October 25, 2010

English
1. I liked the work very much because I could help orphans who needed love. 2. I liked the work very much because I could help children who had no father and mother. 3. I liked the work very much because I could help orphans who needed care. 4. I liked the work very much ...
October 24, 2010

English
1. I have helped an old lady carry a big bag. 2. I have helped an elderly person cross a street. 3. I helped a foreigner find a subway station. 4. I have helped an Englishman go to a police station. 5. I have helped a stranger find a bookstore. 6. I have helped a Japanese find...
October 24, 2010

English
1. Here is fresh salad. 2. Here is a fresh salad. (Which one is correct? Are both correct?) 3. Here is cold strawberry juice. 4. Here is a cold strawberry juice. (Which one is right?)
October 23, 2010

English
1. I have been late for school more than ten times when I was a middle school student. 2. I have not broken windows before. 3. I have never used a cell phone in class. 4. I have played ball in my classroom before. 5. I have ever played ball in my classroom. (Are they all ...
October 20, 2010

English
1. I need a dress to wear at the party. 2. I need a dress to wear to the party. (#1 means I need a dress which I am going to wear at the party. So I will take a dress and wear the dress at a dressing room. Then I will join the party. #2 means I need a dress which I will wear ...
October 20, 2010

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 11:00pm. 1. I am looking for a dress to wear to the meeting. 2. I am looking for a shirt to wear to the birthday party. 3. I am looking for suits to wear to the conference. (Are they all grammatical? Why do we have to use the ...
October 20, 2010

English
1. I am looking for a dress to wear to the meeting. 2. I am looking for a shirt to wear to the birthday party. 3. I am looking for suits to wear to the conference. (Are they all grammatical? Why do we have to use the preposition 'to' before a place? Can we use 'at...
October 19, 2010

English
1. I have broken a window. (In this sentence, does 'the have pp' represent 'experience' of 'result'? Is the window still broken or not?)
October 19, 2010

English
1. I am looking for a dress to wear to the party. 2. I am looking for a dress which I will wear to the party. (Are both the same? What does 'to the party' modify? Is it 'dress'?)
October 19, 2010

English
1. The old lady moved me. 2. I was moved by the old lady. (#1 is an active voice sentence. Right? #2 is the passive form of#1? Am I right? Do you use the active form frequently?)
October 15, 2010

English
1. She will wear a dress to the party. 2. She will wear a dress at the party. (Which preposition is right?)
October 15, 2010

English
Working at a nursing home. I have volunteered at a nursing home. There were some work to do. I talked and listened to elderly people. I also cleaned the rooms at the nursing home. I was glad because I could help elderly people. (Would you like to check the passage? Thank you.)
October 15, 2010

English
Wolunteering at an orphanage. I have worked at an orphanage. There were a lot of work to do. I talked with children there and helped them with math. I taught them English, too. I was happy because I could help others. (Would you check the passage above?)
October 15, 2010

English
1.I donated the money to the Red Cross. (In this sentence how do you pronounce 'donated'? Do we have to stress the first syllable of the second syllable? Are both OK? Which one is common?)
October 14, 2010

English
1. I have read the book the Secret. 2. I have read the book the Secret before. 3. I have read the book the Secret and know the content about it. (What is the meaning of #1? Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)
October 14, 2010

English
1. I am looking for a dress to wear to the party. 2. I am looking for a dress to wear at the party. 3. I am looking for a dress to wear to the party. (Which one is correct? Which preposition do we have to use before 'the party'?)
October 14, 2010

English
1. The volunteers there deliver food to old people. (What is the part of speech of 'there'? Does 'there' modify 'volunteers? Then it is an adjective? Or is 'there' an adverb?)
October 11, 2010

English
1. Dr. White helped many people. (In this sentence, is "Dr. White" a doctor at a hospital?)
October 11, 2010

English
1. Dr. White helped many people. (In this sentence, is "Dr. White" a doctor?)
October 11, 2010

English
1. I usually go fising on weekend. 2. I usually go fising on weekends. (Are both right? 'On weekends' mean 'every weekend', I know. What is the difference between #1 and #2?)
October 11, 2010

English
1. They are eating cotton candy. 2. They are eating cotton candies. 3. They are eating a cotton candy. 4. The boy is eating two cotton candies. (Which one is correct?)
October 11, 2010

English
1. He wants to do two kinds of volunteer work this month. 2. He wants to do two volunteer works. (Are they correct?)
October 11, 2010

English
1. What did Bora want to do? - She wanted to do volunteer work. 2. Where do her friends usually volunteer? - They usually volunteer at libraries or town halls. 3. Did Bora want to volunteer at a library or a town hall? - No, she didn't. 4. Who told Bora about the candy ...
October 11, 2010

English
1. At the end of the day, I was very tired but happy. (What is the opposite of 'at the end of'? Is it 'at the beginning of' or 'in the beginning of'?)
October 11, 2010

English
1. I was moved enough to want to help her. ( Is this grammatical?) 2. I was all wet after I washed only the first dog. (Does 'all' mean 'completely' here?) 3. Today was best. 4. Today was the best. (Which one is grammatical?)
October 11, 2010

English
1. I am looking forward to my next visit there. 2. I am expecting my next visit there. 3. I am anticipating my next visit there. (Are they all the same and grammatical? What is the part of speech of 'there'?)
October 11, 2010

English
1. He does a volunteer work once a week. 2. He does volunteer work once a week. 3. He does the volunteer work once a week. 4. He does two volunteer works every week. 5. He does some volunteer work every week. 6. He does some volunteer works every week. (Are they all ...
October 10, 2010

English
1. I forgot to lock the door. 1-1. I forgot that I would/must/should/had to lock the door. (Are both the same?) 2. I forgot locking the door. 2-1.I forgot that I had locked the door. (Are both the same?)
October 10, 2010

English
Posted by rfvv on Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 9:17pm. 1. What does a candy striper do at the hospital? (Does the hospital mean a specific hospital where she is working or any hospital(in generic use)? English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 9:27pm "The hospital&...
October 10, 2010

English
1. What do you do on weekend? 2. What do you do at weekend? 3. What do you do on weekends? 4. What do you do at weekends? (Are they all gramamtical? What is the difference among them? Which preposition do we have to use?)
October 10, 2010

English
1. When is the hospital open from? - The hospital is open from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Is the question correct? Do we have to add 'from' to the end? 2. When is the bank open? 2-1. When is the bank open from? - The bank is open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. (Which question is ...
October 10, 2010

English
1. What does a candy striper do at the hospital? (Does the hospital mean a specific hospital where she is working or any hospital(in generic use)?
October 10, 2010

English
1. Who are candy stripers? They are teenage volunteer workers. 2. Who are the candy streepers? They are teenage volunteer workers. (Which question is right? Do we have to use 'the' or not? What is the difference between the two question?)
October 10, 2010

English
1. They were so happy enough even to forget to eat their lunches. (Is this sentence grammatical? Is the position of 'even' right?) 2. Where does she do volunteer work? 3. Where does she do the volunteer work? 4. Where does she do her volunteer work? (Which ones are ...
October 10, 2010

English
1. Maybe we can get together on the weekend. 2. Maybe we can get together on weekend. 3. Maybe we can get together on weekends. 4. Maybe we can get together on a weekend. (Which ones are grammatical?)
October 8, 2010

English
1. He is wearing a plane green jacket. 2. He is wearing a green plane jacket. (Which one is right?)
October 7, 2010

Health
Bionade is a range of organic fermented and carbonated beverages. Bionade is manufactured in the Bavarian town Ostheim vor der Rhön (Germany) by the Peter beer brewery now owned by Dieter Leipold. (How do you pronounce 'Bionade' Is it German? What is Bionade in ...
October 7, 2010

English
There are 8 word cards on the blackboard. On one side there are English words, and on the other side, there are Korean words. You see English words on the cards now.... I will turn the cards over then you can see Korean words. I have turned over the cards. Do you know the ...
October 7, 2010

English
Did you do your homework? Yes, I did. It is very easy. 1)It cannot be. It is difficult even for me. (What does 1) it refer to? Do it's in the passage all mean homework?)
October 7, 2010

English
Q: What is the difference between 'advertisement and commercial?
October 7, 2010

English
1. The girl is aged 13. 2. The girl is 13. 3. The girl is 13 years old. 4. The girl is at the age of 13. 5. the girl is at age 13. (Are they all grammatical and the same? Is #1 correct?)
October 7, 2010

English
1. You should dress him up. 2. You should make the baby wear socks. 3. You should have the baby put on the shirt. 4. You should have the baby dressed. (Are they all grammatical? Do we have some more expressions similar to Sentence one?)
October 7, 2010

English
Posted by rfvv on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 12:07am. 1. You are a girl aged between 13 and 19 years old. (Which one is missing between 'girl' and 'aged'? is #1 from #2?) 2. You are a girl who is aged between 13 and 19 years old. English - MattsRiceBowl, ...
October 7, 2010

English
1. They wear pink and white stripe uniforms. 2. They wear pink and white striped uniforms. (Which one is OK? Are both OK?) 3. He is wearing a stripe shirt. 4. He is wearing a striped shirt. (What about these sentences? Which one is correct?)
October 7, 2010

English
1. You are a girl aged between 13 and 19 years old. (Which one is missing between 'girl' and 'aged'? is #1 from #2?) 2. You are a girl who is aged between 13 and 19 years old.
October 7, 2010

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, October 4, 2010 at 2:24am. 1. Cut long rice cake into 4-5 cm pieces. (How do you read '4-5 cm'?) 1-1. four to five centimeter 1-2. four and five centimeter 1-3 four or five centimeter 1-4 from four to five centimeter (Which one is right? Do we...
October 4, 2010

music
...Not somebody just to get me through the night. (This is from a song. What is the meaniing of 'get me through the night'?)
October 4, 2010

English
1. She also takes the sick chilren outside in wheelchairs/ a wheelchair. 2. She took the patient in a wheelchair. 3. She took the sick person in wheerchairs. (Which expressio do I have to use? A singular form or a plular form:a wheelchair or wheelchairs? Are the expressions ...
October 4, 2010

English
Candy stripers are teenage volunteers at hospitals. (In this sentence, what is the meaning of 'stripers'? Does it mean people who are wearing striped clothes?)
October 4, 2010

English
1. Cut long rice cake into 4-5 cm pieces. (How do you read '4-5 cm'?) 1-1. four to five centimeter 1-2. four and five centimeter 1-3 four or five centimeter 1-4 from four to five centimeter (Which one is right? Do we have to read 'centimeters'?)
October 4, 2010

Foreign Languages
C'est la vie (What is the meaning of this one? How do you say it? Is it French?)
October 3, 2010

English
1. Many animals in the woods have been asleep all winter. 2. Birds have been away. 3. Under the snow, the ground has been hard. (In the sentences above, the present participle was used. What does the present participle refer to? Does it refer to 'continuousness'?)
October 3, 2010

English
1. She has begun English five years ago. 2. She has begun English for five years. 3. She began English five years ago. (Are they grammarical?)
October 3, 2010

English
1. What you have to do is to do your best. 2. What you have to do is do your best. (Which one is right? Do we have to use 'to do' or 'do'? Are both OK?)
October 3, 2010

English
1. I can give you a hand if you want. 2. I can give you a help if you want. (Are both expressions grammatical?)
October 1, 2010

English
1. You look with your eyes. 2. You smell with your nose. 3. You taste with your tongue. 4. You hear sound with your ears. 5. You feel with your ________. (Are the sentences all grammatical? What words would be suitable for the blank?)
September 27, 2010

English
When I got close to the penguins, I had to cover my nose. Surprisingly, they smelled terrible. (What is part of speech of 'close' in the sentence? Is it an adjective or an adverb?)
September 27, 2010

English
1. What is the temperature in Bangkok? - It is very high./It is low. 2. What is the temperature like in Bangkok? - It is high./ It is low. (Which one is right?)
September 27, 2010

English
1. French needs learning difficulty. (Is this sentence grammatical?) 2. I have too many things to do. 3. I have so many things that I cannot do them. (Are both the same?)
September 27, 2010

English
1. I got close to the penguins. 2. I got closely to the penguins. (Are both OK? Can we use #2?)
September 27, 2010

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