Posts by SraJMcGin

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  1. spanish:check answers?

    de nada = you are entirely welcome.
  2. spanish:check answers?

    1 & 2 are reversed. If the main verb is in the present (like #1), use the future. If the main verb is in the past tense (like #2), use the conditional. #3 is fine because it is conjecture (what would you like.) will = future & would = conditional. Sra
  3. spanish

    bien hecho = well done! Sra
  4. Spanish help

    If it is « Ella » the answer is « enseña » but if it is « Ellas » (no hyphen). the answer is « enseñan. » Sra
  5. French

    Looks good. Sra
  6. Spanish

    Yes, it IS acabar + de Sra

    You are entirely welcome! =. Il n’y a pas de quoi! Sra aka Mme

    The one that does NOT work is the third one. The feminine singular is = êtes rentrée. Sra aka Mme
  9. French

    If I understand your question, the first is correct to say: “I want you to study sciences when you are (will be) sixteen years old.” Sra
  10. Spanish

    Looks ok. Sra
  11. Spanish

    1. location = está 2., 3., 4., 5. all ok 6. B, sacapuntas = pencil sharpener 7., 8,, 9., 10 = all ok 11. Where is your backpack = está 12., etc all look ok Sra
  12. Spanish

    What a lovely note, Tracie! It has been a pleasure to help you! SraJMcGin
  13. Spanish

    I’ll be happy to do everything you ask for, BUT it has been years since I read & taught this work (22 years), I no longer kept any of it and have an eye problem! Always you absolutely understand the question. Hunt for the complete interrogative. Here is what you need to ...
  14. Spanish

    Well done with 2 tiny corrections. 3. a non-modified profession stands alone = es ser psicóloga 4. Disneylandia SraJMcGin
  15. French

    I'm so sorry! I was doing something else and did NOT look at your English. Here is what you need: Je ne pouvais plus le trouver Sra
  16. French

    Je n'ai plus le trouver Sra
  17. Spanish

    Yes, the "el" in front of the infinitive, makes it a noun! SraJMcGin
  18. Spanish

    3. esté (Subjunctive of verb estar) 4, está (verb estar) = allá The rule with unwritten accent marks is: if the word ends in a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) or the consonants "n" or "s" the stress is on the next-to-last or penultimate syllable...
  19. Spanish

    8. B. "No es cierto requires the Subjunctive 11. In = El 12. B = Subjunctive required 14. B. irregular future 15. Luuna = Luna (spelling) 20. Dirán Sra
  20. French

    You still haven't corrected "avant le dîner est servir" = avant de servir le dîner. Everything else looks OK. Sra (aka Mme)
  21. French

    looking at the instructions, change "je mange' to je vais manger... 2nd sentence - delete "très". (too verbose) vais is there twice in "je vais très probablement je vais redescendre" = je vais redescendre (delete the rest)... &...
  22. French

    An alternative for the ending of the first sentence = avant de me réveiller. (preposition + infinitive) 2nd sentence = et je mange le petit déjeuner. (OR je vais manger) 3rd sentence = Quand je finis de manger... probablement je vais redescendre 4th = ...ennuyer ...
  23. French

    je me suis levée (for the 2nd time).... descendue DE ma chsmbre... also "the partative" = avec du fromage & J'ai bu DE Leau Sra/Mme
  24. French

    First of all, in the Passé Composé, it is composed of TEO things = the auxiliary/helping verb and the past participle. Je me suis levé and because you are feminine (Marie) you need to make the past participle feminine = levée. Je suis montée...
  25. French

    jusqu'on s servi le dîner OR jusque le dîner a été servi. Sra (aka Mme)
  26. Spanish

    It asks for the present tense, not the past? Sra
  27. Spanish

    4. accent = olvídate tú 8. accent = siéntense 10. accent = repóngalo 16. hagan The rest are correct. Sra
  28. Spanish

    1. Why did you select the Past Subjunctive? I would select either the Historical Present (se despide) or the Pluperfect (se había despedido) 2., 3., 4. correct 5. "para" is a preposition and it would require the infinitive. You need the conjunction here = para...
  29. Spanish 1 b

    16. Los Topos use their own money plus donations = A. Did you miss 19. ? 20. I don't believe her work is classified as fiction, so I'd choose C. although I don't like the word "novel.". In truth I've only read some of her articles. Sra
  30. Spanish 1 b

    You did the first part very well (1-6) but you had difficulty with the subject of verbs. 7. inanimate (not alive) = C. el juguete 8. Miguel (first name basis means to use tú) = A. Dices 9. D. Hacer..... 10. Elsa y yo (nosotros/nosotras) = B. Hicimos 13. vosotros uses &...
  31. Spanish but need super help

    Because hablar is a regular verb and ends in -ar, you use the vowel -e. that means that the 3rd person Indicative "habla" shifts to "hable." When you get to regular -er and -ir verbs, they shift to vowel "a.". escribir is now escriba and escuchar ...
  32. Spanish

    this is affirmativelr "either...or" = "o...0" and in this instance "neither...nor" - "" The answer is". No podemos ni ir a la piscina ni nadar en la piscina. Sra
  33. French

    2. Nous atttachons notre ceinture "nos" is plural and "notre" is singular. Each person has only one seat belt. 3. Did this person travel IN or TO France? (en vs. à) 5. Because you are feminine, be sure to add another "e" on the past ...
  34. French

    Without an example, I don't know if your teacher wants the complement of a subject, object, etc. Subject Complements. A subject complement follows a linking verb and modifies or refers to the subject. A subject complement can be an adjective, a noun, a pronoun, a word, or ...
  35. French

    Were you given an example of what to do? Sra
  36. Spanish 202

    espanol = español sería ser bombero & passion = pasión muy mucha = mucha comida todo el día iría en un excursíonísmo haría comida gratis un día sería la más trabajaría en construción le ...
  37. French

    1. Judging from the English you gave, I'll correct what you have. lui a parlé comment... 2. one village has (singular) a fait... 3. lui a dit...Gaule (the country as a noun, not an adjective)...leur confia = you shoudn't shift from the beginning where you...
  38. Spanish 3

    se llama Roberto. (he calls himself Robert OR his name is Robert) acuesto al niño. (I'm putting the child to bed) You only need me, te, se, nos os, se when the verb is reflexive OR "self" is involved = myself, yourself, himself, herself, ourselves and then...
  39. Spanish

    First of all, I have no idea what story you read and therefore I don't know if you are even on the correct path. "el ambiente" means "atmosphere" and the answer seems t have nothing to do with that. 1. In any event, the grammar must be "de un ...
  40. French (HELP!)

    2. j'ai pris cette chance 11. l'aventure 12. humaine (your names, Anne, signifies that you are feminine) 13. La chance de voyager, s'il plaît à Dieu, je le prendrai/ 14. cher. 15. et la conscience prises de petits... 17. Il y a 18. compte que ralentir ...
  41. Spanish

    Voy a estudiar esra noche. Sra
  42. Spanish

    You need to write out the entire question. You did not follow the pattern. Sra
  43. Spanish

    These are all questions, so you need to know the word order for a question = verb + inverted subject + the prepositional phrase or adjectine, etc. I'll do #1 as a model for you. Then you do the rest & I'll check them for you. ?Estamos Claudia y yo cerca de la puerta? Sra
  44. Spanish 2 Present Subjunctive

    1 & 2 are correct. In #3, es importante requires the Subjunctive except there is no "que" so the answer is the infinitive = C. Sra
  45. Spanish la terea

    Don't forget the necessary accents. 1. será, otherwise 1 through 8 are correct. ¡buen trabajo! 9. ¿Son todos esos tuyos? Answer: ¿Son todos esos tuyos? (ésos) Without accent "esos" is an adjective and the next word must be the ...
  46. spanish

    Please put the answer where the question is. You can give the letter or use ***** to tell your answer. ¡excelente! Perfect work! Sra
  47. Spanish

    1. I thought I had already done this? Los Sanjuaneros llegan muy emocionados a la casa de los Narcís, están gritando de emoción para ver si alguien está en casa. Han venido a la casa para (simplify) ver lo que la familia Narces dará para la ...
  48. Spanish

    Sorry, have been in hospital. I hope this is not too late for you. Mi famillia (spelling error = familia) generalmente celebra fiestas en mi casa conmigo (delete conmigo and just have con) mis padres y mis tios y primos(. = end of sentence.) Nosotros celebramos juntos. Mi ...
  49. spanish

    1. The familiar command for tocar is "toca for the affirmative but no toques for the negative." 2., 3, & 4 are fine. 5, 6, 7 are correct. 8 is correct but 9 is not. The infinitive "conectar" becomes "conectes" 10. is correct 11. Sentía is ...
  50. Spanish Lit Part 2

    6. El abuelo le dice a La Peregrina si tiene que llevar a alguien o algo, que lo lleve. (imposition of will uses the Subjunctive) Su ganado o sus cosechas; Pero no para vaciar su casa de nuevo como cuando se llevó a Angélica.La Peregrina estaba confundida y no ...
  51. Spanish Lit Part 2

    El abuelo le dice a La Peregrina que si tiene que llevar a alguien o algo, que debe llevarlo, etc. MUST you write it out first in English and then translate to Spanish? This becomes so confusing that it is better to just answer in Spanish. Please do that as I have just spent ...
  52. Spanish Literature

    1. I will only check the Spanish. Desde la llegada de Adela, la casa había cambiado de estar llena de tristeza en una casa con (delete "la") risa. Telva l3 explica a Adela que la casa había estado viviendo en la oscuridad y que Adela era una rá...
  53. Spanish Literature

    Again, please post ONLY the Spanish so I don't get so confused going back and forth! Sorry but I have been very ill and still having problems. Sra
  54. French

    trois chambres (3 rooms) , et deux salles de bains. (2 bathrooms) Chez moi, je fais le jardinage et la cuisine. (If you simplify what you are saying, it will be far easier and "flow" better in French. Sra (aka Mme)
  55. Spanish

    I believe that I have already done this one. Sra
  56. Spanish Literature

    Tradtionally St John was the youngest of the Apostles, outlived the others and did not die a martyr. The Fiesta de San Juan is the 24th of June, with the summer solstice. The origin is pagan and the rituals and customs are preChristian. This night is not only in Spain, but ...
  57. Spanish Literature

    6. Spanish: El "otro lado" y el nacimiento se parecen bastante iguales, ya que ambos trayectos presentan el miedo de no saber lo que va a venir. 7. Spanish: La Peregrina explica que a pesar de que muchas personas temen a la muerte, el abuelo pertenece a un pueblo que...
  58. Spanish Literature

    1. Spanish: Primero (OR Al principio) el abuelo había correspondido las visitas previas de La Peregrinas al día el pastor se había perdido y muerto al cruzar la quebrada; El día del chubasco de nieve . A continuación, el abuelo había ...
  59. Spanish Literature

    1. In the English, line one, "la Peregrinas" does not match. Remove the "s" from "Peregrinas." In the Spanish: It is not "the first grandfather" and I will have to go upstairs to the computer. There is just too much for the iPadPro, ...
  60. Spanish Literature

    It is a pleasure working with you! (and I don't always say that. Sra
  61. Spanish Literature

    I was getting worried because I didn't see a reposting of the first Spanish Literature. Did you notice I did do the ending? 1. ¿According to the grandfather, what had he corresponded to = a qué) prior to the Peregrina's visits? 2. For what Purpose) had la...
  62. Spanish Homework

    excelente = buen trabajo Sra
  63. Spanish

    The next time, please number the sentences. Totally correct. "buen trabajo" Sra
  64. Spanish

    Jaylnn's Spanish Literature post.
  65. Spanish

    OOps! Again, ESTAR is location, something temorary. SER is permanent, inheritant. Your parents are your parents for life! The answer is c = son. Sra
  66. Spanish

    Good choice! "suyo" is a possessive adjective (LONG FORM, which substitutes for the SHORT FORM "su." The subject must be 3rd person, either singular or plural = Ud., Uds., él, ellos, ella, ellas. The subject of a is tú, of b is yo and of ...
  67. Spanish

    First of all, this is the difference between SER and ESTAR. SER is for anything permanent, inherent while ESTAR is temporary, location. The heritage and/or nationaltity of someone is something basic and therefore SER. You have chosen well = a. Sra
  68. Spanish

    Perfect! Here are all the SHORT forms and their LONG FORMS: mi/mis = mío, mía, míos, Mías tu/tus = tuyo, tuya, tuyos, tuyas su/sus = suyo, suya, suyos, suyas nuestro/nuestra, nuestros, nuestras = nuestro, nuestra, nuestros, nuestras vuestro/vuestra...
  69. Spanish Literature Q & A

    Let me work on the ending. I thought you would have reposted by now. quiere que la mujer vuelva (the Subjunctive is required here because of "imposition of will" in that one person wants someone else to do something and it remains to be seen as to whether or not that...
  70. Spanish Literature Q & A

    I checked and Martín has the accent, as well as Rabión. Sra
  71. Spanish Literature Q & A

    9. ladra y le dice OR ladraba y le dijo = THAT is an example of "sequence of tense"..."a" Una Peregrina = the "a" personal should be repeated in front of each direct object noun that deserves one...compartado con miedo....."ingenio" = ...
  72. Spanish Literature Q & A

    7. also êste (pronoun referring to the paso) ...que esrá = porque...Also please check every "Martin" because isn't it Martín with accent? 8. le pidrn (same reason as above re indirect objects)...Do you know the difference between "pedir...
  73. Spanish Literature Q & A

    5. In line # 1 , drop "de"1...La ropa" is feminine so the adjectives must be also = extraña & t.ípica. Remember that any and all adjectives must have the same NUMBER (single/plural) and GENDER (masculine/feminine) as the noun/s modified. ___ella es...
  74. Spanish Literature Q & A

    3. In your answer más requires an accent. Also su hija mayou = her eldest daughter. "viejo/a" signifies OLD not just older.... antes; etc (semicolon rather than a comma to avoid a run-on sentence. Finally, su familia no escucha = you must conjugate escuchar ...
  75. Spanish Homework

    1., 2., 3. = sin error = perfectos 4. Remember that all adjectives have the same NUMBER (singular or plural) and GENDER (masculine or feminine) as the noun they modify. "La cena" is singular and FEMININE. The Past Participle, functioning like an adjective = servida. ...
  76. Spanish

    Carlos y Sam están hablándose por teléfono. Sra
  77. Spanish

    First of all, you need to decide if you are using the formal (usted) or familiar (tú) form. It would help to also know what level of Spanish you have = first, second, third year, etc. Also, if I knew the title, author, year, of the textbook you have, I would know better...

    2. Peinture mieux connue (peinture is feminine so the adjective must be also) 4. offre = offrent (soldats is plural so the verb must be also = soldats is the subject, correct?) The above is all slide 2. Slide 3: 2. escape de la civilization de Paris = Is that what you mean to ...
  79. FRENCH!

    Il est (or était mort) le 13 août Sra (aka Mme)
  80. FRENCH!

    First of all, which artist are you describing? Is it Eugène Delacroix? Does this name have an accent, for example? It does in French. If it IS the artist I mentioned, he is massculin and all adjectives referring to him must be masculine. For him, it would be: est n&...
  81. Spanish Linguistics

    Since you are into Linguistics, you will need a good Spanish—->English and a good English—->English dictionary. Prtobably you will also need a good Linguistics book OR the Internet to understand the terminology. Terminology to learn: alomorph = one of a set of ...
  82. Spanish

    "either/or" is for an affirmative sentence = "either/or" "ni/ni" is for a negative sentence - "neither/nor" A is wrong because it is 1/2 negative & 1/2 affirmative = "neither/or" B is wrong because there is no negative word in ...
  83. Spanish

    In the 4th, or 10 through 24: #10. You need the familiar command for "be patient" or ten 11. equipaje (this seems to be a vocabulary error) = too much baggage 12. Do you see "ha?" That is half of the Present Perfect Tense and requires a Past Participle = ...
  84. Spanish

    In the 3rd one, and it's a good idea to number each paragraph, antes de que Ud. se (4) vayas, = did you notice that they are both using the formal (usted)? This one is "Ud. se vaya" nosotros (7) bejemos = this is merely a typo = bajemos Sra
  85. Spanish

    In the 2nd paragraph, sometimes the meaning is tricky between the imperfect and the preterit. no (6) saber = this can not be the infinitive because there is a subject = no sabía (he was not knowing) a dónde (7) fue. = adónde iba = where he was going. "...
  86. Spanish

    In the first paragraph, métete (4) is the familiar of meterse, a Reflexive Verb. The formal is métase ponte (5) is another Reflexive Verb, ponerse, which becomes póngase Di (7) comes from the verb decir and not dar. It becomes diga sé (10) is the t&...
  87. French

    HOW TO MAKE ACCENT MARKS ON A PC COMPUTER WITH WINDOWS: computer / Jiskha / accents 1. 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. 2. Step 2 While the number lock key is on, hold down the Alt. ...
  88. French

    Oh sorry I see the *** IS your choice! #1 = correct #2 = correct. If you don't know how to make accent marks on the computer, I need to know 2 things. 1. Do you have a PC or a Mac? 2. Do you have Windows or not? Je préfère. There are 3 "e's" in ...
  89. French

    Where are your choices? For example, in #1 I should see yor choice immediately after: Is it A, B or C? Sra (aka Mme)
  90. FRENCH

    I hit "post" repeatedly but I didn't see it posted. Now, of course, I have lost it. I am attempting this on the iPad, because I have left the computer for today. I'm not feeling too well after my surgery. The first stanza looks OK. Stanza 2, line 3, change &...
  91. French

    1. Oh, (comma) 15 Oh, (comma) 19. Oh, (comma) = for direct address 21. de vous, (comma) mon amour 16. Because Cyrano is writing this, keep in mind that he is masculina. Therefore "seule" need to be "seul." Everything else looks OK. Sra (aka Mme)
  92. French

    9. Les gens-là...Have you noticed unmodified nouns require the article (le, la, les)? 10. Is "Environ" spelled correctly? "ont" goes in front of the past participle. Do not separate the 2-part passé composé. le territoire (article) 11. ...
  93. French

    1. You have not corrected #1.= ce qui (subjecrive, not objective) 2., 3. ok 4. que la province était connue comme... 5., 6. ok 7. drop "au couts" as "parceque" replaces that (I'll post this as I've lost something. I cannot slide up & down ...
  94. French

    Could you please do a favor for me? These poor old eyes simply cannot slide up and down without blurring. If you could put the French IMMEDIATELY after the English, I would not continually lose my place! example: 1. English sentence 1. French sentence. 1. ...ce qui est ... 2. ...
  95. 9th grade Spanish 1

    !perfecto! Well done! Sra
  96. FRENCH

    de rien! Sra (aka Mme)
  97. FRENCH

    1. With non-modified professions, there is no article = être pédiatre... 2. Did you write the questions or merely copy them? reçu requires an accent... méd. (accent) & it's better to repeat "j,ai fini...". la résidence... 3. ......
  98. spanish

    1. correct 2. Yes on B BUT there are 2 misspellings = mi has an accent on the i and tambien (check your spelling) has an accent on the e. If you don't know how to make accents on your computer, I need to know 2 things: 1) . Do you have a PC or a Mac and 2) Do you hane ...
  99. French

    2. Because you are referring to a preceding clause, c'est is better. ...c'est parce que j'ai une petite.... 3. good Sra aka Mme
  100. French

    1. drop "un" when it is a non-modified profession (besides you are feminine!) 2. this = ceci c'est / not "je suis" (I am) but "j'ai" (I have) 3. L'hérmangiome / une tache de naissance (birthmark) caoutchouteuse avec un nodule ...