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

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 str...

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'?)

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?)

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'?)

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 grammatica...

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?)

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&quo...

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?)

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 c...

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)?

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?)

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 cor...

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?)

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

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 br...

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 Engl...

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?)

English
Q: What is the difference between 'advertisement and commercial?

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?)

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?)

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, Thur...

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?)

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.

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...

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'?)

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 ab...

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?)

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'?)

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

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'?)

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?)

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?)

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?)

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?)

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?)

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?)

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?)

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

English
1. Write a report on your favorite artist. 2. Write a report about your favorite artist. (Are both the same? What is the difference between 'on' and 'about'?)

English
Posted by rfvv on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 9:16am. 1. Yesterday was his 100th day. 2. one hundredth day 3. a hundredth day (How can we read '100th day'?) English - Writeacher, Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 9:41am Do you mean his 100th birthday? (Meaning he'...

English
1. Yesterday was his 100th day. 2. one hundredth day 3. a hundredth day (How can we read '100th day'?)

English
1. What kind of books are you looking for? 2. What kinds of books are you looking for? (Which one is correct?) 3. What kind of food do you like? 4. What kinds of food do you like? 5. What kinds of foods do you like? (Which one is correct?) 6. What kind of fruits do you have? 7...

English
Thank you. What is the difference?

English
1. I want to take the book to you. 2. I want to bring the book to you. 3. Will you take the book to Bill? 4. Will you bring the book to Bill? (Which ones are correct?)

English
1. Is it OK if I bring food there? (What does 'it' stand for in this sentence?)

English
1. Can I come with you? 2. Can I go with you? (Thank you for your help. What about these ones? Are both the same? )

English
1. Can I bring food there? 2. Can I take food there? (Which one is correct? Are both OK?)

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:49pm. Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:00pm. 1. Tell me more about rice cake. 2. Tell me a lot about rice cake. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? A noun or an adverb? Are both the same?) En...

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:00pm. 1. Tell me more about rice cake. 2. Tell me a lot about rice cake. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? A noun or an adverb? Are both the same?) English - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:06pm Bo...

English
1. Tell me more about rice cake. 2. Tell me a lot about rice cake. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? A noun or an adverb? Are both the same?)

English
1. What are your opening hours? 2. When are your opening hours? 3. What is your opening hours? 4. When doe the museum open? 5. We are closed on Mondays? (Would you check the sentences? Are all OK? What is the part of speech of 'closed'?)

English
A: Oh, this is to Germany. How will you send it?+ B: By registered mail. (What is the meaning of 'this is to Germany'? What is the role of 'to' in this sentence?)

English
Thank you. What about the following? 3. Please take a picture of the running dog. (Is it grammatical?)

English
1. Please take a picture of the dog that is running. 2. Please take a picture of the dog running. (Is #2 correct? In Sentence 2 'that is' is missing.)

English
1. The woman working in the farm is a foreigner. 2. The woman working on the farm is a foreigner. (Which preposition do we have to us before 'the farm'? Are both OK?)

English
He played a special music to/for me. He sang a song to/for me. He brought a rice cake to/for me. (Do we have to use 'to' or 'for' here? Are both prepositions correct?)

English
1. Did you see the pictures in my homepage? 2. Did you see the pictures on my homepage? 3. Did you see the pictures over my homepage? 4. Did you see the pictures through my homepage? (Which prepositions can we use? Are they all grammatical?)

English
1. We play yunnori on New Year's Day. 2. We play flower cards on Lunar New Year's Day. 3. We play Korean chess on New Year's Day. 4. Some Koreans wear traditional Korean clothes on Chuseok, Korean Thanks Giving Day or On Lunar New Years Day. 5. We give rice cake to...

English
I like The Fifer by Manet most. I can see a boy playing the fife. Why do you like it? Because I like playing the fife and the boy's traditional clothes. He is wearing a curious hat, too. My favorite painting The painting I like most is Manet's The Fifer. In the picture...

English
1. You need to check the time. (What kinds of time should be checked acording to the sentence? Does ' check the time' have a lot of meaning according to the context? Does it also mean "Check what time it is now.?"

English
1. The dog sits under my desk. 2. The dog is sitting under my desk. (What is the difference between Sentence 1 and Sentence 2? What is happening in #1? Is the dog under the desk now or not? I think in Sentences 2, the dog is under my desk. What about in Sentence 1?)

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 1:42am. 1. Based on the sketches he drew outside, Degas painted in his studio. 2. As/While he was based on the sketches he drew outside, Degas painted in his studio. 3. When he was based on the sketches he drew outside, Degas p...

English
1. We see India as a strategic partner in the late 21st century. 2. We see India as a strategic partner in the mid 21st century. 3. We see India as a strategic partner in the early 21st century. (Are all grammatical? Can we use 'middle' instead of 'mid'?)

English
1. He gave me roses on Christmas. 2. He gave me roses at Christmas. 3. He gave me roses on Christmas time. 4. He gave me roses at Christmas time. (Which one is right? Can we use other prepositions before 'Christmas' or "Christmas time'?)

English
1. Based on the sketches he drew outside, Degas painted in his studio. 2. As/While he was based on the sketches he drew outside, Degas painted in his studio. 3. When he was based on the sketches he drew outside, Degas painted in his studio. 4. Because based on the sketches he ...

Home Economics
Q: When do you have a baby shower to cerebrate the pregnancy of your friend?

English
1. Degas painted in his studio, and he was based on the sketches. 2. Degas painted in his studio, and he was based on the sketches. 3. Degas painted in his studio, and his paintings were based on the sketches. 4. Degas painted in his studio, his paintings being based on the s...

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 12:53am. He is standing still. (Is 'still' an adjective or an adverb?) English - karla, Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 12:55am Is it modifying a noun(adjective) or a verb(adverb)? English - Writeacher, Wednesday, Septe...

English
What do you do after school? 1. I go to an art academy to practice painting. 2. I go to a math academy to study math hard. 3. I go to an English academy to practice speaking with a native speaker. (Are they all correct? Can we use 'provate institute' instead of 'ac...

English
1. I don't like this movie at all. 2. That makes two of us. 3. That makes three of us. 4. That makes four of us. (When can we use the expressions from $2 to $4? When another person agree to it, he can say #2? Right? When another person agree to it, too, can he use #3? What...

English
1. Look, there is a person coming. 2. Look, there is a person who is coming. 3. Look, there is a coming person. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Is #2 and #3 grammatical?) 4. Look, here is a person coming. (What is the difference between #1 and #4?)

English
1. Stay on Cherry Street. 2. Keep going on Cherry Street. 3. Follow Cherry Street. 4. Take Cherry street. (Are they all the same in meaning? Does #1 mean that a person should stop on the street or a person should drive his car on Cherry Street?)

Englsih
1. In later paintings, he painted people doing everyday things. 2. In later paintings, he painted people who are doing everyday things. 3. In later paintings, he painted people who do everyday things. (#1 can be changed into #2 or #3. Am I right? Which one is the same as #1?)

English
How many activities did you have on Monday? 1. I had three activities on Monday. 2. I did three activities on Monday. (Are both answers correct? ....Thank you for your help. With your help, I can solve a lot of problems.....Have a good time.)

English
1. After school, I go to an academy and learn 5 subjects. On the midterm exam in the second semester, I can get a better grade. 2. I go back home as soon as I can, and I watch educational programs on EBS. I can study math and English effectivelt. 3. I like watching historical ...

English
1. I do math, science, and English homework every day. 2. I do much / a lot of homework every day. 3. I do much homework every day such as math homework, science homework, English homework, Chinese characters homework, etc. (Are they all grammatical?)

English
1. I spend a lot of time looking for things. 2. I spend a lot of time in looking for things. 3. I spend a lot of time while/as I look for things. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)

English
(How do you read '2015' in the following sentence?) I will go over to the Philippines in 2015.

English
I always worry the night before a big test. Then I can't sleep well. (Wha is the meaning of 'then' here? Is 'then' 'at that time, or 'after that'?)

English
1. I always worry the night before a big test. 2. I always worry at the night before a big test. (# 1 is right, right? What about #2? Can we add 'at' before the night?)

English
1. Don't give up your dreams. 2. Don't give up on your dreams. (Which one is correct? Are both OK? Then what is the difference between them?)

English
1. Let's not rush it. 2. Let's not rush it too much. (What is the meaning of these sentences? What does "it" refer to here?)

English
1. Here is a checklist and some tips. 2. Here are a checklist and some tips. (I think #2 is right? Don't you think so? However, I could see #1 in a textbook. Is it right?)

English
1. What do you like? 2. What don't you like? 3. What do you not like? 4. What do you dislike? (Can we use all the expressions? What about #3? Do you use Sentence 3 frequently? What other expressions can we use if we want to ask like this?)

English
What a mess! (Does it mean the following?) What a mess it is! What a mess the room is!

English
Don't let me down. (What is the part of speech of 'down' in this sentence? And what is the meaning of 'down' here?)

English
1. Which are more important of the 10 activities? 2. Which are more important among the 10 activities? 3. Which is more important of the 10 activities? 4. Which is more important among the 10 activities? (Which ones are grammatical? Are all grammatical?)

English
1. While the pictures were based on the sketches, Degas painted in his studio. 2. With the pictures based on the sketches, Degas painted in his studio. 3. The pictures veing based on the sketches, Degas painted in his studio. 4. The pictures based on the sketches, Degas painte...

English
He is standing still. (Is 'still' an adjective or an adverb?)

English
1. While he was based on the sketches, Degas painted in his studio. 2. While he was walking on the street, he met a friend of his. 3. While he was driving, he sometimes smoked. 4. While he was chatting, he drank coffee from time to time. (What about the sentences using 'wh...

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 10:09pm. 1. He was based on mountains and rivers, so he painted a lot of beautiful pictures. 2. He was based on the scenery, so he could paint many pictures containing mountains. (Are they correct sentences?) English - Writeacher, ...

English
1. He was based on mountains and rivers, so he painted a lot of beautiful pictures. 2. He was based on the scenery, so he could paint many pictures containing mountains. (Are they correct sentences?)

English
1. Sometimes he painted in his studio based on the sketches he drew outside. 2. Based on the sketches he drew outside, sometimes he painted in his studio. 3. Being based on the sketches he drew outside, sometimes he painted in his studio. 4. As he was based on the sketches he ...

English
1. What food do you like most? 2. Which food do you llike the most? 3. What kind of food do you like best? 4. What kinds of food do you like the best? (Are all the expressions grammatical?)

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 8:19pm. 1. There is a girl who is reading a book with legs crossed on the sofa. 2. There is a girl reading a book with her knees folded and raised on the sofa. 3. There are a dog and a cat sleeping on a big coushion. 4. There is a ...

English
1. There is a girl who is reading a book with legs crossed on the sofa. 2. There is a girl reading a book with her knees folded and raised on the sofa. 3. There are a dog and a cat sleeping on a big coushion. 4. There is a boy playing the piano looking at music. (Would you che...

English
Would you like a ride home? (What is the part of speech of 'ride' and' home'?)

English
1. I think he is honest. -That makes two of us.(I agree with you.) 2. I don't think he is honest. - That makes two of us. (I agree with you.) (Are the short dialogues correct? What is the origin 'That makes two of us.' Why did they start to use this expression) 3. ...

English
It is a small world. (What is the meaning of this sentence? When do we use this expression? And what does "It" refer to? What is the meaning/use of "It"?)

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