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August 21, 2014

Posts by rfvv


Total # Posts: 2,015

English
Beaver tales are not real tales. They are bread. They just look like beavers' tales. (In this sentence, what is the meaning of 'just' before 'look like'?)
June 9, 2013

English
e.g. I want to find out more about the smart phone. (In this sentence, what is the part of speech of 'more' Is 'more a noun, a pronoun or an adverb?)
June 8, 2013

English
1. My goal is to read 100 books this year. 2. My goal is reading 100 books this year. (Are both grammatical? Which one is commonly used?)
June 7, 2013

English
1. Would you like to go to the movie? 2. Would you like to go to the movies? (Are both grammatical? Do we have to use only 'the plural form, movies'?)
June 7, 2013

English
1. Baozi is a steamed bread stuffed with meat, vegetables and red beans. 2. Meat pie is a kind of bread baked with meat and vegetables. Meat pie started in the UK. Usually, people in Australia enjoy eating meat pie. 3. Otak-otak is fish cake made with grinded fish wrapped in ...
June 6, 2013

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1. Tom seems to like playing basketball. We can see a basketball and his uniform in the room. Look at the top and the bottom of the uniform. The basketball is on the uniform shorts. (is this passage grammatical? Would you correct any errors?) 2. My favorite street food is meat...
June 6, 2013

English
1. They also sell big,soft pretzels. 2. They also sell big soft pretzels. 3. They also sell soft,big pretzels. 4. they also sell soft big pretzels. (Would you check the word order and commas? Which ones are grammatical?)
June 6, 2013

English
Posted by rfvv on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 12:48am. 1. They also sell big, soft pretzels. 2. They also sell big and soft pretzels. (Which one is grammatical?) 3. Try a taste of New York! 4. Try on a taste of New York! (Are both grammatical?) 5. Q3: What cart sells drinks, ...
June 6, 2013

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1. Most people like pears. 2. Almost all people like pears. 3. Almost every person likes apples. 4. Almost all the people like apples. (Are they all the same and grammatical?)
June 3, 2013

English
1. The food tastes a little salty. 2. The food tastes kind of salty. 3. The food tastes rather salty. 4. The food tastes somewhat salty. 5. The food tastes a bit salty. (Are they all the same and grammatical?)
June 3, 2013

English
Q) At a hotdog cart, can we buy hotdogs, pretzels and drinks? Do you have drink carts or pretzel carts separately?
June 3, 2013

English
1. They also sell big, soft pretzels. 2. They also sell big and soft pretzels. (Which one is grammatical?) 3. Try a taste of New York! 4. Try on a taste of New York! (Are both grammatical?) 5. Q3: What cart sells drinks, hotdogs and pretzels? Does a hotdog cart sell all the ...
June 1, 2013

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1. He is looking at the baby happily. 2. Happily, he is looking at the baby. 2-2. He is happily looking at the baby. 3. He looks around happily. 4. They are talking with each other happily. (Are they all grammatical? What is the difference between #1 and #2?)
June 1, 2013

English
e.g. In 2013, they got married. (How do you read '2013' in this sentence? 1. two thousand thirteen 2. twenty thirteen Are both acceptable? Which one is commonly used?)
May 23, 2013

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 11:11pm. (Thank you for your help in many ways. Would you look at the sentence? Is 'the same' in apposition with 'about 20 degrees C'? ) e.g. The temperature in cave houses is always the same, about 20 degrees C. ...
May 23, 2013

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1. There is a set of basketball uniform next to the basketball. 2. There is basketball uniform next to the basketball. 3. There are basketball uniforms next to the basketball. 4. There is a set of basketball uniform next to the basketball. (When there is a uniform, both the ...
May 22, 2013

English
Homework Help: English Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 8:22pm. 1. There are works of art on the buletinboard at the back. 2. There are five works of art on the bulletinboard in the back. 3. There are many tables and chairs in the English classroom. 4. There is a ...
May 22, 2013

English
1. There are many fluorescent lights on the ceiling. 2. There are many fluorescent lamps on the ceiling. 3. There are many fluorescent light bulbs on the ceiling. (Which expressions are right? Which one is commonly used? Thank you.)
May 22, 2013

English
1. There are works of art on the buletinboard at the back. 2. There are five works of art on the bulletinboard in the back. 3. There are many tables and chairs in the English classroom. 4. There is a computer in English Classroom 1. 5. There are two speakers on both sides on ...
May 22, 2013

English
Q: What is the box where dustpans and brooms are kept in a classroom called in English?
May 22, 2013

English
1. A book is/lays open on the blanket on the bed. 2. There is an open book on the blanket on the bed. 3. There are some books on the shelf on the wall. (Are they grammatical? Would you check them? Thank you.)
May 22, 2013

English
e.g. I want to find out more about what happened. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? Is 'more' an object of 'find out' and a pronoun? Or is 'more' and adverb?)
May 20, 2013

English
1. My summer house is in the fiel. I can take a walk. I can play hide-and-seek, too. I can have fun there. (No problem?) 2. I can raise cows and pigs in a pen. 3. I can pick wild flowers, wild strawberries and mushrooms there. 4. I can have a picnic there. 5. I can play ball ...
May 20, 2013

English
1. I will go to a baseball game. 2. I like going to a baseball game. 2-2. I like going to baseball games. 2-3. I like going to the baseball game. 3. I like watching baseball games. 4. I will go to the baseball stadium to play baseball against the Tigers. 5. I will play ...
May 20, 2013

English
Posted by rfvv on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 10:17pm. 1. Energy can be made when we walk or run wearing these shoes. 2. Energy can be made when we walk or run while we wear these shoes. 3. Energy can be made when we walk or run while we are wearing these shoes. (Which is the same...
May 19, 2013

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Taking turns with your partner, talk about the things which you don't need to do on Sunday. 1. What don't you have to do on Sundays. 2. Let me know the things you don't have to do ons Sunday. 3. Would you say an activity you don't have to do on Sunday? 4. Will ...
May 19, 2013

English
You can send the money over the Internet. You don't have to go to the bank. (In the second sentence, what is the use of 'the' before bank? Is 'the' in the generic use or does 'the bank' mean a specific bank in mind?)
May 19, 2013

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Hello...How are you doing?.... It's about future Enery saving shoes. When we walk wearing Energy shoes, we can make the walking energy into electricity. With the electricity we can listen to MP3 files....The sentences are related to the question which I uploaded before. ...
May 19, 2013

English
1. Energy can be made when we walk or run wearing these shoes. 2. Energy can be made when we walk or run while we wear these shoes. 3. Energy can be made when we walk or run while we are wearing these shoes. (Which is the same as #1? #2 or #3? Or Are the three sentences all ...
May 19, 2013

English
1. Based on the above information, tell the class about your weekend house. 2. Based on the information above, introduce your weekend house to your classmates. (Which one is grammatical? are both OK?)
May 15, 2013

English
Talk about the things you don't have to do on Sunday. I don't have to study hard. I don't have to see teachers at school. I don't have to see my homeroom teacher. I don't have to walk to school. I don't have to clean my classroom. I don't have to ...
May 15, 2013

English
Thank you for your help. I mean a small amount of food capsule. Without storing a large amount of food, we will live with a small amout of food capsule. Ah..capsule not capsul....Then, is the sentence right?
May 14, 2013

English
What will happen in the future? We will fly to the USA in an hour. We will visit Mars. We will go to the moon with our family. We will travel to many planets without paying a lot of money. We will live on Jupitor. We will live on another planet. We will live for more than 200 ...
May 14, 2013

English
Q1: Whose family often joins Sonya's family for dinner? 1. Anton's family. 2. Anton's fmaily does. 3. Anton's family often does. 4. Anton's family often joins her family ofr dinner. 5. It's Anton's family. 6. They are Anton's family. (Which ...
May 4, 2013

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1. When it is convenient to you, I'll visit you at 6. (In this sentence, what does 'it' refer to?) 2. He paid all the debts by automatic deposit. 3. The baby peed/weed on the diaper too much. 4. You should teach the baby to give out dung in the bathroom alone ...
May 2, 2013

English
How do you pronounce "mouths," which is the plural form of 'mouth.'
May 1, 2013

English
1. Two months ago, he was flying to L.A. for a meeting. 2. Two months ago, he was flying to L.A. to have a meeting. (Are both the same?) 3. While he was writing a report, the battery in his computer died. (What other words can we use instead of 'died'?) 4. He couldn&#...
May 1, 2013

English
1. Three families were killed in the fire. 2. Three families died in the fire. (Which verb form should we use? Is there any difference in meaning between the two sentences?)
April 29, 2013

English
1. He brushes teeth in the evening. 2. He brushes teeth in the evenings. 3. He will brush teeth in the evening. 4. He will brush teeth in the evenings. (What is the difference between #1 and #2, and #3 and #4?)
April 29, 2013

English
Where does Sonya live? She lives in Moscow. With whom does Sonya live? She lives with her father, mother and her little sister Olga. On weekends, where do they go? They go to their dacha. What is a dacha? A dacha is a Russian country house. Who has a dacha? A lot of Russian ...
April 27, 2013

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1. At the dacha, Sony's family grows vegetables like potatoes and tomatoes. 2. At the dacha, Sony's family grows vegetables such as potatoes and tomatoes. 3. At the dacha, Sony's family grows vegetables for example potatoes and tomatoes. (Are the three the same in ...
April 24, 2013

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1. In the evenings, Sonya's father cooks dinner. 2. In the evening, Sonya's father cooks dinner. 3. Every evening, Sonya's father cooks dinner. (What is the difference among the three sentences?)
April 24, 2013

English
1. If you give me a piece of rice cake, then I will not eat you. 2. If you give me a rice cake, then I will not eat you. 3. If you give me some rice cake, then I will not eat you. 4. If you give me some rice cakes, then I will not eat you. 5. If you give me rice cake, then I ...
April 24, 2013

English
1. At the dacha, what does Sony's family grow? 2. At the dacha, what do Sony's family grow? (Which question is correct?) 3. They grow vegetables like potatoes and tomatoes. 4. Sony's family grow vegetables like potatoes and tomatoes. 5. Sony's family grows ...
April 21, 2013

English
Who often joins Sony's family for dinner? 1. Anton's family often joins Sony's family. 2. Anton's family often join Sony's family. (Which one is correct? Do we have to use 'join' or 'joins'?)
April 21, 2013

English
What is the last step for planting potatoes? 1. It is to water well. 2. Water well. 3. It is "Water well." (What is the suitable answer for the question?)
April 21, 2013

English
e.g. I plant potatoes shopping tomorrow. (How can I change this sentence into a correct sentence? Would you correct it?)
April 17, 2013

English
1. There are five pictures on the pages. Look at the picture on the left page in the middle.....Let's go clockwise. What are they doing? They are playing music together. 2. Let's go around clockwise. 3. Let's go round clockwise. (There happened an error in the ...
April 15, 2013

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1. This time only the members of Group One can answer the questions. 2. This time only the memvers in Group One can answer the questions. (Which preposition should I use? Can we use both prepositions? Which one is commonly used?) 3. Group One members only can answer the ...
April 15, 2013

English
1. There are five pictures on the pages. Look at the picture on the left page in the middle.....Let's go clockwise. What are they doing? They are playing music together. 2. Let's go clockwise. 3. Let's go around clockwise. 4. She is digging the ground to plant a ...
April 15, 2013

English
1. Her family is having a barbecue party. The person has put a piece of meat on the barbecue. A girl is carring some fish on the plates. 2. Each person is cooking meat on the barbecue. Her family is having a barbecue. That person is barbecuing some meat. (Would you check the ...
April 15, 2013

English
Posted by rfvv on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3:50pm. 1. He is riding a roller board. 2. He is in the air on the roller board with his arms spread in the picture. 3. Talk with your partner and check the Yes box if your partner likies the activity. If your partner doesn't ...
April 14, 2013

English
1. Jenny's family are/is following her. She is taking a walk with her family. 2. Yujin is watering plants with a watering can. Her brother is digging with a trowel. Her father is also watering plants with a watering pot. What is Yujin doing? She is watering with her family...
April 14, 2013

English
1. He is riding a roller board. 2. He is in the air on the roller board with his arms spread in the picture. 3. Talk with your partner and check the Yes box if your partner likies the activity. If your partner doesn't like the activity, check the no box. 4. He is watching ...
April 14, 2013

English
Question: Does 'What's up?" mean "How are you"? or "Hello, what are you doin g"? •English - Ms. Sue, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 5:38pm Yes. It's an informal way of greeting someone. It's mostly used by young people...
April 11, 2013

English
Question: Does 'What's up?" mean "How are you"? or "Hello, what are you doing"?
April 11, 2013

English
Posted by rfvv on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 11:03pm. Pansori is a kind of Korean folk play. 1. Bill is doing pansory at the school talent show. 2. Bill is presenting pansory at the school talent show. 3. Bill is acting out pansory at the school talent show. (Q1: Which one is ...
April 10, 2013

English
e.g. I missed the history exam. What should I do? (What does that mean? Did "I" not take the test by mistake or on purpose? What did "I" do?)
April 9, 2013

English
1. This is the boy whom Mary likes. 2. This is the boy who Mary likes. 3. This is the boy Mary likes. (Are they all grammatical? When do we use Sentence 2?)
April 8, 2013

English
1. He wants to eat some delicious foods. 2. He wants to eat some delicious food. (Which one is correct? are both OK?) 3. He speaks a little English. 4. He speaks English a little. (Are both grammatical?)
April 8, 2013

English
1. He is doing voices of the former President Kim Youngsam at the school talent show. 2. He is imitating the voices of the former President Kim Youngsam at the school talent show. 3. He is mimicking the voices of the former President Kim Youngsam at the school talent show. (...
April 7, 2013

English
Pansori is a kind of Korean folk play. 1. Bill is doing pansory at the school talent show. 2. Bill is presenting pansory at the school talent show. 3. Bill is acting out pansory at the school talent show. (Q1: Which one is correct in the sentences above? Q2: Do we have to use...
April 7, 2013

English
1. This is the desk. That belongs to Bill. = This is the desk that belongs to Bill. 2. This is the window. Bill broke it yesterday. = This is the window that Bill broke yesterday. 3. This is the book. Its cover is red. = This is the book whose cover is red. 4. This is the book...
April 7, 2013

English
If you answer the question correctly/correct, you will receive a point card which is the same as one point. If you answer the question wrongly/wrong, you won't get a point card. After you get the point card, wirte down your name and number on the back on the card. Got it...
April 3, 2013

English
The classroom has 10 short/low chairs, 10 tall/high chairs, 10 small desks, 10 big desks, 5 windows, and 20 lockers. (Did I use correct adjectives? Would you check them?)
April 3, 2013

English
The classroom has 10 short/low chirs, 10 tall/high chairs, 10 small desks, 10 big desks, 5 windows, and 20 lockers. (Did I use correct adjectives? Would you check them?)
April 3, 2013

English
1. Tom has tomato sauce on her nose. 2. There is tomato sauce on Tom's nose. (Are both the same?) 3. There are sinks and tall tables in the cooking classroom. 4. The cooking classroom has sinks and tall tables. (Are both the same?) 5. The students are winning the soccer ...
April 3, 2013

English
At the school talent show, Tom is doing voices of the formal President. Don is presenting a pansori, a kind of folk play. David and Tony are singing Oh! Susanna to a piano. (Would you check the passage? Correct errors, please.)
April 3, 2013

English
1. What is the cooking classroom like? It's just like a big kitchen. 2. What does the cooking classroom look like? It looks just like a big kitchen. (Are both grammatical?) 3. What is the score? It's 3 to 1. 4. What is the score between them? The score is 3 to 1. (Are ...
April 1, 2013

English
1. Who are they? They are student reporters. 2. What are they? They are student reporters. 3. What's their job? They are student reporters. 4. What do they do? They are student reporters. (Which questions are suitable for the answer?)
April 1, 2013

English
1. When is the library open? It is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 2. What time is the library open? It is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 3. What are the opening hours of the library? The opening hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 4. What are opening hours of the library? Opening hours ...
April 1, 2013

English
1. What is bibimbap? It is a popular Korean dish. 2. What do we have today? We have a special dessert today. 3. What is today's special dessert? It's chocolate ice cream. 4. Who are they? They are student reporters. 5. What is the opening hours of the library? It's...
April 1, 2013

Indonesian culture
Q1: What is the puppet made of in the Indonesian shadow puppet show, wayang kulit? Q2: What is the white sheet made of in the Indonesian shadow puppet show, wayang kulit?
April 1, 2013

English Holiday
I'd like to know about Red Nose Day in the UK. 1. Do only British people have Red Nose Day? 2. Do all students go to school wearing a red nose? 3. Is Red Nose Day held every other year? 4. Some more information related Red Nose Day and related websites are needed.
March 30, 2013

English
Q: What is the restroom at school called? Is it the boys' room or the girls' room? Is it the staff's room for teachers?
March 27, 2013

English
Q: What is the difference between 'playing field' and 'playground' in meaning?
March 25, 2013

English
Sorry....Some errors happened...so the same question was uploaded...
March 25, 2013

English
1. Traveling in India can be exciting because it has a rich history. 2. Traveling in India can be exciting because it has a rich culture. (Are both grammatical?)
March 25, 2013

English
1. The students are playing soccer against the teachers. (What is the part of speech of 'against the teachers'? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase? Does 'against the teachers' modify 'soccer'?) 2. What's your favorite place at school...
March 25, 2013

English
1. Kate is listening to music with headsets on a smart phone. 2. Kate is listening to music with headphones connected to a smart phone. 3. Kate is listening to music wearing headphone attached to a smart phone. (Are the sentences grammatical? Would you correct errors? Thank you.)
March 25, 2013

English
1. I use the computer to make files with Power point. 2. I use the computer to do paper work with the word processor programs such as Hangeul, Power point and Excel. 3. I use the computer to buy things at Auction, an on-line shop. 4. I use the computer to learn English from ...
March 21, 2013

English
1. When I was young, I was not able to ski. After I took ski/skiing lessons for three months, I became a good skier. Now I am able to ski well. (Will you check this passage? Are the sentences grammatical? Do we have to use 'ski lessons' or 'skiing lessons'?) 2...
March 21, 2013

English
1. We will win the game against Japan. 2. We will win the game with Japan. Q1. Are both the same in meaning? Q2. What is the part of speech of 'against Japan'? Is it an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase?
March 20, 2013

English
1. He seldom tatoos roses on his arms. 2. He sometimes woos when he meets a pretty lady at a meeting. 3. He seldom tatooes roses on his arms. 4. He sometimes wooes when he meets a pretty lady at a meeting (Which ones are grammatical?) 5. He tatooed a dragon on his body. 6. A ...
March 18, 2013

English
1. What are you able to do? I am able to play the violin. 2. What are you able to play? I am able to play basketball. 3. What are you able to do well? I am able to dance well. 4. What are you able to play well? I am able to play this computer game well? (Are all the questions ...
March 18, 2013

English
1. He worked hard to be a best baseball player. 2. He worked hard to be the best baseball player. (which one is right? Do we have to use 'a' or 'the'? Do they have a different meaning?)
March 18, 2013

English
1. I am good at computers. 2. I am good with computers. (Are both the same in meaning?) 3. I am good at using computers. 4. I am good with using computers. (Are both the same and grammatical?)
March 18, 2013

English
1. I want strongly to go abroad some day. 2. I strongly want to go abroad some day. 3. I want to go abroad strongly some day. (Are the three sentences grammatical? Do they have the same meaning? ... I appreciate your help... Have a good time.)
March 13, 2013

English
Thank you... 3. Who is the girl with glasses? (Does #3 mean #1 or #2?)
March 13, 2013

English
e.g. Who is the girl with glasses? 1. Who is the girl holding glasses? 2. Who is the girl wearing glasses? (What does e.g. mean? #1 or #2?)
March 13, 2013

English
Thank you....Is it a transitive verb?
March 13, 2013

English
1. He planned hard to go on a trip. 2. He planned very hard to go on a trip. (Are both grammatical? Is 'planned' an a transitive or an intransitive verb?) 3. He hoped earnestly to go abroad. 4. He hoped very earnestly to go abroad. 5. He hoped to go abroad earnestly. 6...
March 13, 2013

English
Homework Help: English Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:29pm. Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 5:35pm. Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:39pm. Try hard to succeed. (What is the part of speech of 'to succeed'? Is 'to succeed'...
March 13, 2013

English
Is it an intransitive as well? ------------- cf. He tried to climb the tree. In this case, 'tried' is a transitive verb, isn't it? -------------- cf. 2 He tried hard to climb the tree. (What about in this sentence? Is 'tried' a transitive as well? or is &#...
March 12, 2013

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 5:35pm. Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:39pm. Try hard to succeed. (What is the part of speech of 'to succeed'? Is 'to succeed' the object of the verb 'try'? Or is 'to succeed' the ...
March 12, 2013

English
Thank you...What about the following? e.g. He tried hard to be able to walk again. e.g.2 He tried hard so that he was able to walk. (In this case, is 'tried' an intransitive or a transitive verb?)
March 12, 2013

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:39pm. Try hard to succeed. (What is the part of speech of 'to succeed'? Is 'to succeed' the object of the verb 'try'? Or is 'to succeed' the adverbial phrase which modifies 'try'?) English - ...
March 12, 2013

English
Thank you for your help... 3. What is he like? - He is short and long hair. Then is this answer acceptable as well?
March 10, 2013

English
1. What is he like? - He is strong and tall. - He is active and generous. 2. What does he look like? - He is reserved and friendly. - He is average height. (Are they all grammatical? What is the difference between question 1 and Question 2?)
March 10, 2013

English
You should mark the blank in the smile emoticon column if you like the activity. If you don't like an activity, you should check the box in the sad emoticon column. By doing that you should complete the table on the page. After you finish completing the activity table, you...
March 9, 2013

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