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English - Native speakers
Hello! Need some help from native speakers of English. I cannot understand the following sentence: One recent catalog featured a customer sporting an insulated Patagonia guide jacket as she rescued a calf born during a Colorado snow storm. Is sporting here a verb? I don't ...
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 2:49pm by tee

English
I pretend I am a PD<~~Will your readers/listeners know what this abbreviation means?. I will make an educational program. I will call it "Let's Learn Japanese". I need two native speakers and a Japanese teacher. With the help of the native speakers, the teacher can write a ...
Sunday, March 29, 2009 at 5:22pm by Writeacher

English
Date: Jun 12th, (Friday) 9:00 - 17:00 Place: Teachers' Training Center on the Second floor. People: 16 native speakers and Korean English teachers are supposed to be at the Teachers' Training Center. Title: 2009 Native speakers Cooperative Calss Intensive Training (Are the ...
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 2:31am by John

English
I pretend I am a PD. I will make an educational program. I will call it "Let's Learn Japanese". I need two native speakers and a Japanese teacher. With the help of the nateive speakers, the teacher can make a good textbook. The native speakers can talk with each other on the ...
Sunday, March 29, 2009 at 5:22pm by John

English - Native speakers
Thank you :)
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 7:04am by Mark

English - Native speakers
You're welcome!
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 7:04am by Writeacher

English-Native speakers
Thank you ;)
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 6:10am by mark

English - Native speakers
"on" is better.
Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 7:00am by drwls

English - Native speakers
You're welcome. It's not easy, I know!
Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 9:38am by Writeacher

English-Native speakers
I think so.
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 9:08am by Nina

English - Native speakers
She hopes that you'll get what you want.
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 11:01am by Ms. Sue

English - Native speakers
Yes, you are right. Good for you!
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 3:07pm by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
Oh, good! You're very welcome. =)
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 5:31am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
Only plural.
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 5:04am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
Yes, that would work.
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 10:19am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
It can be either way.
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 11:01am by Ms. Sue

English - Native speakers
What is the whole sentence?
Friday, February 10, 2012 at 11:12am by Ms. Sue

English - Native speakers
1 and 2 are correct. # 3 doesn't explain why you can't.
Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 4:17pm by Ms. Sue

English - Native speakers
so the problem is the tense or?
Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 4:17pm by Mark

English - Native speakers
and to have on show means what?
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 8:18am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Thank you! All clear now!
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 5:31am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Sorry the wrong title!
Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 7:31am by Mark

English - Native speakers
So you don't write :I live in the North?
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 8:18am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Yep thats exactly right!
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 8:18am by JJ

English - Native speakers
They are pretty much interchangeable, yes.
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 5:50am by Writeacher

English-Native speakers
Is a producer synonym for a director?
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 9:08am by Mark

English
You're welcome, Priya. Just a note: Writeacher and I are both native English speakers, have master's degrees, and taught secondary English in American schools for many years.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 5:17pm by Ms. Sue

English - Native speakers
Thank you! I got it. It's a bit easier now
Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 9:38am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Correction!! ... have 's for the singular possessive.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 8:18am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
Hannah is correct. Good explanation!
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 5:04am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
In the second sentence above -- to capital T on "they"!!
Monday, April 25, 2011 at 8:29am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
can we use here a lot of hope?
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 10:19am by Mark

English - Native speakers
oh no :) I thought how do we write it in reported speech?
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 11:01am by Mark

English - Native speakers
We use the article in this sentence -- a little.
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 10:19am by Ms. Sue

English
Both questions are wordy. Here's how to rephrase and be more concise. Do you know a website where I can improve my English skills? Is it possible to talk to some native English speakers on Skype?
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 4:38pm by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
On TV, the weatherman said that it is going to rain.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 8:17am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
Yes thank you and is there a singular a toiletry or just plural toiletries?
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 5:04am by Mark

English - Native speakers
"I hope you'll all get what you want" How does it sound in reported speech?
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 11:01am by Mark

English
I really need your help to find a very simple science book in English which helps non-native English speakers to talk about biodiversity in water and water ways in English. Thank you.
Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 2:05pm by Henry2

English - Native speakers
Berlitz is an internationally famous language school. Sra
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 9:08am by SraJMcGin

English - Native speakers
Correction!! The use of articles is a large pain in the neck ...
Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 9:38am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
Sports is plural, indicating more than one sport.
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 11:08am by PsyDAG

English-Native speakers
What is the passive of the following sentence? We expected him to bring the drinks
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 3:08pm by Mark

English-Native speakers
Something better is your wording in your explanation! "If we wait ... do it today."
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:53am by Writeacher

English-Native speakers
I can't use that. It is paraphrasing :/ I'll leave it that way "than if they were conducted today"
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:53am by mark

English - Native speakers
Please paraphrase the phrase into a bit simpler English involving arrested development of engorged stages or of eggs.
Friday, February 10, 2012 at 11:12am by Mark

English
Thank you for your corrections. Can you check these questions and answer them (if you can). 1) Do you happen to know the name of a website where I can improve my English speaking and listening skills? 2)I wonder if it would be possible to talk to some English native speakers ...
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 4:38pm by Franco

English - Native speakers
Hello! How do you say in English "Sprachliches Gymnasium"? In other words a high school which program is focused more on foreign languages.
Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 9:08am by marky

English - Native speakers
Hello! I know articles are really complicated in English language but what is the easiest way to explain the usage of definite, indefinite and zero article?
Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 7:22am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Than you :) And what about this one: On TV had said that it is going to rain
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 8:17am by Mark

English - Native speakers
I would have said "in" or "at" international trade fairs. Sra
Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 7:00am by SraJMcGin

English - Native speakers
yeah, so place names capatilized all else normal text.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 8:18am by JJ

English - Native speakers
Ok thank you both :) One more question. Is might the past form of may?
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 5:04am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Hello! Can you improve this sentence please "She didn't ask her supervisor days-off."
Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 9:28am by Mark

English-Native speakers
He was expected... <~~That's the correct passive for the sentence you posted above.
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 3:08pm by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
And one more thing how come is it possible to say My family are from Rome?
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 2:15pm by Mark

Education
Compare and contrast the teaching of comprehension strategies to ELL students and to native English speakers.
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 3:33pm by Ray

English - Native speakers
Both are correct. The first one -- "He is at work now" is the most common.
Monday, April 25, 2011 at 11:42am by Ms. Sue

English-Native speakers
Robert is not related to Edward, but he is a step-brother to Susie's other 2 children.
Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 8:41am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
the correct way to write this sentence would be "she did not ask her supervisor for the days off."
Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 9:28am by mariah

English-Native speakers
Yes, that's fine, too! Both ways to phrase the idea get the message across accurately!
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:53am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
so the sentence he hoped they would all get what they wanted is not correct? There is no back shift of tenses?
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 11:01am by Mark

English
Lots and LOTS of practice with native English speakers is the best thing to do. Your post is far too general to give you any specific answer.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 8:30am by Writeacher

English-Native speakers
Can someone please make this sentence more "English"? THE ROLE OF ILLUSTRATIONS IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS WRITTEN BY GERMAN WRITERS AND RELEASED AFTER 1950. This is supposed to be the title
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 6:10am by mark

English - Native speakers
Another one! Why is this sentence nor correct? According to the weather, we'll either go out or stay in.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 8:18am by Mark

English - Native speakers
There is no difference; they mean the same thing. The second is used much more often than the first.
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 5:26am by Writeacher

English
I worthy aim! In fact, you will do better than most native speakers because you actually "think" about what you write! Bravo! Sra
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 10:58am by SraJMcGin

English - Native speakers
Ok I got confused How to solve the following example? My brother__ wife__ name is Pauline. Where do we put possessive s???
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 8:18am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Hello! Why don't we say possessive pronouns in English for the following words: my, your, his, her, its, our, your, their. Why do we say possessive adjectives? It doesn't make sense to me since my mother tongue is not English. Can you maybe explain this to me? Thank you
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 2:15pm by Mark

English - Native speakers
Put those verbs into the sentences, and I'll check them for you. Scrolling up and down leads to my making mistakes.
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 12:38pm by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
Hello! What does toiletries mean? Is this stuff we use in our bathroom e.g. toothbrush, comb etc. or is this a perfume but with higher percentage of water?
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 5:04am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Ah -- The "going commission" means the standard commission rate.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 2:49pm by Ms. Sue

English - Native speakers
Thank you :) Don't we use hate only with ing? I hate to eat is also correct?
Monday, April 25, 2011 at 8:29am by Mark

English-Native speakers
Is glasses only a plural noun? We can't say a glasses right? What about a matches and a tissues?
Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 7:54am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Is it better to use a little or little in the following example? If you have__________ time could you come and help me do my homework
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 10:19am by Mark

English-Native speakers
Why do we use definite article in the sentence: I went to the airport at 8 o'clock. when this airport is mentioned for the first time?
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 7:19am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Yes I got it. But one question remains. If the rule says that irregular plurals get 's and not s' why do we say then wives' if it is the irregular plural?
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 3:07pm by tee

English - Native speakers
The entire sentence needs fixing! Here's a smoother version: Teachers these days are very patient, give a great deal of information and explanation.
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:37am by Writeacher

World History
What factor led the English to attempt to kill off entire Native American peoples? A. Native Americans provided a good labor source for the Spanish. B. Native Americans had vast wealth to exploit for tribute. C. The Native Americans' large populations were a direct threat. D. ...
Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 3:56pm by Elle

English - Native speakers
How would you correct this sentences? It should have been a day just like other days.A usual day
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 8:17am by Mark

English - Native speakers
They should be capitalized when referring to a part of a country or province, but not when used as a direction. For example: I live in Northern Ontario. Drive west until you see the sign.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 8:18am by anonymous

English - Native speakers
Another one! Why can't we say this stain remover is very efficient. Why do we say effective? What is the difference? What are facilities and what amenities? When do we use specimen and when sample?
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 8:19am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Ok and the last one. Is there a singular form of sheets? Do we say change your sheets? (sheets on the bed, not a sheet of paper)
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 5:50am by Mark

English
Using apostrophes for possessives is tricky -- even for native English speakers. The basic rule is that if the noun ends with s, as friends, then you add the apostrophe after the s to make it possessive. However, in your sentence, you meant the "homework of your friend," so ...
Sunday, June 7, 2009 at 5:52pm by Ms. Sue

English
"They have known" means that they knew each other in the past and continue to know each other in the present. "They have been knowing" is about the same, but just awkward phrasing, as Sra has said. It's not a common verb expression among native English speakers.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 1:39am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
Your toiletries are the things that you use relating to your personal hygiene and grooming. Eau de toilette is the 'perfume' with a higher percentage of water. I get where the confusion came from :) Anyway, hope this helps
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 5:04am by Hannah

English - Native speakers
Hello once again! Can you tell me the difference between Don't underestimate me! and Don't underrate me! Which one is more used in English and what's the difference between those two words? Is there any other similar word? My second question. Can we say both I'm Croatian and I...
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 5:28am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Hello! Is it correct to say He watches sport on TV or he watches sports on TV. What is the difference?
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 11:08am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Since it is unclear what "it" or "them" refers to, it is impossible to say. Is the referent singular or plural? Singular it Plural them
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 10:37am by PsyDAG

English - Native speakers
Do you write North South East West with a capital letter? Why do you write then: He lives in north London?
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 8:18am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Hello! What is the difference between switch off the TV and turn off the TV?
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 5:26am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Hello! Do you say distribution of products at foreign markets or on foreign markets? Thank you :)
Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 7:00am by tee

English - Native speakers
Hello! Can we say the following "The three of them are the best of friends" the best of friends?
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 5:34am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Hello! Which expression do you use the most in English? Don't take amiss to me or something similar? I am looking for a verb but I can't seem to find it in English. Is there also an expression like to take harm on someone? I hope you get the idea which verb or expression I am ...
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 9:42am by Mark

English - Native speakers
Thank you :) It's a lot easier now! Can you help me something else? What does this mean: Women usually ask what colour the car is-men ask what make it is. What does make mean?
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 8:18am by Mark

English-Native speakers
This is a sentence in active and I have to write it in passive. My solution is: He was expected to bring the drinks or the drinks were expected to be brought which one is correct?
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 3:08pm by Mark

English Linguistics
Either the teacher or the text is incorrect, and this is something that often confuses native English speakers, too. The example you were given has only one complement: "information." It's the direct object. The rephrased sentence I gave you has both an INDIRECT object and a ...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 7:56am by Writeacher

English
Oh, my! When to use or not use articles is something ingrained in native English speakers, but is almost impossible to understand if you're not. I have a Korean friend who has lived in the U.S. for about 10 years, since she was 10 years old. She's now in college and writes and...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 4:52pm by Ms. Sue

English - Native speakers
I got a little confuse by possessive s The rule goes that all regular plurals get the ending s' f.e. my parents' house So then it is my brother's house in singular and my brothers' house in plural?
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 3:07pm by tee

English-Native speakers
There is nothing wrong with the title excelt that it is too long. If you really need to convey all that information in the title, you could call it The Role of Illustrations in German Children's Books released after 1950.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 6:10am by drwls

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