Henry2

Newest questions and responses by Henry2
  1. English

    Writeacher, I left out these sentences on the same topics. I included various possibities. Thank you. 1) Sorry, I’ve been out of touch. (Sorry, I haven’t been in touch is the same? How are things with you? Any good news? I’ve been busy with my mum

    asked on February 29, 2012
  2. English

    I urgently need you to check these sentences on the use of the present perfect. Thank you. 1) I’ve never messaged my friends in another country or posted a message on a message board.I have never missed meals because of the Internet and have never spent

    asked on February 29, 2012
  3. English

    Writeacher, I left out the following sentences. Can you please check them, too? 1) How are things? I'm sorry we haven't been in touch with each other recently. I've had a busy month. We've been on holiday, and we only got back last week. 2) I spent two

    asked on February 28, 2012
  4. English

    Could you please check these sentences, please. Thank you. 1. Connect the sentences with a relative pronoun and make any necessary changes. 2. Write in brackets the relative pronouns that can be omitted. 3. Complete the sentences with a suitable word. (8

    asked on February 28, 2012
  5. English

    Writeacher, I left out a sentence I would like you to check. 1) Mr. Gradgrind's name is composed of two words: Gradgrind: Grade: a particular standard or level of quality of a product + Grind: to crush into powder. Actually, he crushes his students with

    asked on February 28, 2012
  6. English

    I urgently need you to check these few sentences, Writeacher. Thank you very much. 1) I'm happy (pleased) to read (know) that you have found colleagues interested in setting up an email partnership among our students. 2) My students are all looking forward

    asked on February 27, 2012
  7. English

    Writeacher, I left out an email I need to write to a school's principal. I really need to "persuade" him to start a school exchange programme. I wonder if you could help me check it. I didn't include tje presentation of the school because you have already

    asked on February 27, 2012
  8. English

    Thank you very much for all your explanations. I still have a few doubts. I included two sentences you have already checked. I just wanted to be sure I used the best alternative. 1) They cut off our gas, light, and phone because we didn't pay the bills. 2)

    asked on February 27, 2012
  9. English

    I left out the following sentences on phrasal verbs. Thank you. 1) She was a spy and gave away secret information during the war. You'd better revise (go through is a synonym?) your maths notes before tomorrow's test. 2) The police is (are) going through

    asked on February 27, 2012
  10. English

    Writeacher, could you please check these sentences on the same theme? Thank you. 1) He always sneezes, blows his nose, and can't breathe. I tripped over a step. I fell off and sprained my ankle. 2) I cleaned the wound (or injury???) under running water,I

    asked on February 27, 2012
  11. English

    I forgot to include these sentences. Thank you. 1)If you don't want to catch your teacher's eye, you'd better not yawn. The doctor prescribed a painkiller to be taken (is "to use" possible?) twice a day on a full stomach. 2)My leg hurts/aches/is sore/ I've

    asked on February 27, 2012
  12. English

    Writeacher,can you please check if everything is correct? Thank you. 1) Can you give me a hand to finish this exercise, please? 2) The answer to your question is on he tip of my tongue. 3) Behave yourself! Don't shrug your shoulders! 4) I can't see at a

    asked on February 27, 2012
  13. English

    Writeacher, I'd like you to help me check this paragraph. Thank you. 1) We are urgently looking for an English school, which is interested in a long-term cooperation (??) with our school. We would like to start with an email partnership followed by a

    asked on February 26, 2012
  14. English

    Writeacher, I need you to check a paragraph I wrote some time ago. You revised just part of it. Thank you. 1)Speaker 4 has had lots of interviews lately. He was getting a bit blasé by the time he had my last interview. What he hadn't planned though was he

    asked on February 26, 2012
  15. English

    Writeacher, I rephrased the sentences as you told me. I would also like you to help me rephrase question 1. 1)Go over George Orwell's life focusing your attention on those episodes which strengthened his indifference to accepted values and

    asked on February 26, 2012
  16. English

    Thank you very much. I would like you to help me rephrase question 1, and check 2 and 3. 1)Go over George Orwell's life focusing your attention on those episodes which strengthened his indifference to accepted values and strong-mindedness 2) What sort of

    asked on February 26, 2012
  17. English

    Writeacher, I'd like you to check questions from 1 to 4 and improve them. Thank you very much. 1) Give a detailed description of Winston Smith as it appears in the opening to George Orwell's 1984. Refer to the place where he lives, the instrument used by

    asked on February 26, 2012
  18. English

    Writeacher, here is the other question I'd like them to answer. 1) Go over George Orwell's life focusing your attention on those episodes which strengthened his indifference to accepted values and strong-mindedness. (I don’t want students to repeat

    asked on February 26, 2012
  19. English

    Writeacher, I need your help to improve the questions below. I included part of the answers to make sense of the questions. Students should be able to develop their answers by writing ten-line paragraphs. 1) Describe the details of Winston Smith's life as

    asked on February 26, 2012
  20. English

    I also need to find information about the following questions. I really hope you can help me, writeacher. 1) How important do you think it is for young people to feel part of a group? 2) Do you think that if a child has very strict parents, he or she will

    asked on February 25, 2012
  21. English

    Thank you very much for your help. I tried to include a few things, though I couldn't find much about how to prepare for an interview. 1) During the interview you’ll be asked to talk about your interests, show your personality and offer an impression of

    asked on February 25, 2012
  22. English

    Writeacher, I need to know the vocabulary generally used when comparing pictures. I need you to check these sentences and improve them. 1) Why may people have to wear these clothes? The people in the picture may have to wear these clothes because I think

    asked on February 25, 2012
  23. English

    Writeacher, I really need your help to write a short paragraph (100 words) on how best to prepare for a university interview. I'll have to write a report for students giving them some advice on what to do. I should include information on how to dress, hot

    asked on February 25, 2012
  24. English

    Writeacher, I need to write phrasal verbs related to work. I wonder if you could help me. I wanted to include them in a story but some phrasal verbs are more used in dialogues. 1) My mum works as a secretary for the personnel manager in the Ferrero firm.

    asked on February 24, 2012
  25. English

    Writeacher, could you please check my post, I need to prepare for tomorrow? Thank you!! Could you please check these phrasal verbs i'm unsure of? thank you. 1) They are cutting off the water/gas supply tomorrow. The chairman cut him out of the discussion.

    asked on February 23, 2012
  26. English

    Could you please check these phrasal verbs i'm unsure of? thank you. 1) They are cutting off the water/gas supply tomorrow. The chairman cut him out of the discussion. 2) The light went off (out is possible?) all of a sudden. Can you switch off /put out

    asked on February 23, 2012
  27. English

    Writeacher, Can you please check these sentences. I urgently need to know the difference in meaning among the various sentences. 1) She often makes herself pasta. (= She often makes pasta for herself) She often makes pasta herself. (= She often makes pasta

    asked on February 23, 2012
  28. English

    Could you please check these few sentences? Thank you 1) I've been a Tim subscriber for two years. I top up my mobile every two weeks. I recharge it every evening. 2) I keep in touch with my friends by sending them email and by chatting on Facebook. 3) I

    asked on February 23, 2012
  29. English

    Can you help me complete the sentence? I'm worried about Brian's +ing Thank you.

    asked on February 22, 2012
  30. English

    Could you please check if all the sentences are correct? Thank you. 1) To start with, I’ll have a tomato salad. I couldn’t help crying. I’m worried about Brian’s getting low marks at school. 2) He admitted eating all the biscuits. I couldn’t do

    asked on February 22, 2012
  31. English

    Writeacher,I have a question on the sonnet I rephrased yesterday. I hope you can check it. "And summer's green all girded up in sheaves, Borne on the bier with white and bristly beard..." He sees the summer's crops tied (up is possible) in bales and taken

    asked on February 22, 2012
  32. English

    Could you please check if everything is OK? Thank you very much. 3) Put the following into indirect speech using a suitable reporting verb (10) 1) “Would you like to have dinner with me on Saturday?”, he said to me. He invited me to have dinner ... 2)

    asked on February 22, 2012
  33. English

    Could you please tell me if the following verbs can take the -ing form in the examples below? I included a sentence I need to write in an email. 1) I'm smelling the perfume of the flowers. I'm testing a red wine. 2) I'm hearing him coming (I think you can

    asked on February 22, 2012
  34. English

    Writeacher, where shall I "who"instead of which" in the sentence below? Thank you. 1) In all revenge tragedies a sexual or violent crime is committed against a family member of the hero, which (stands for the "crime") for various reasons cannot be

    asked on February 22, 2012
  35. English

    Could you please check this paragraph I varied on the tragedy of revenge? Thank you. 1) Shakespeare’s Hamlet shows all the features of the revenge tragedies, whose rules were set by Seneca. In all revenge tragedies a sexual or violent crime is committed

    asked on February 22, 2012
  36. English

    I realized a left out a few considerations. Could you please have a look at them? 1) The sickle stands for the inevitable passing of the time, whereas the adjective ‘brief’ points out the transience of beauty and time. 2) In the first two quatrains the

    asked on February 22, 2012
  37. English

    Thank you very much Writeacher! I added a few more things. I'd like you to check them, please 1)At the end of sonnet 12: The image of time as death, bearing a scythe (typical in medieval and Renaissance iconology) is left impotent by the presence of the

    asked on February 21, 2012
  38. English

    Writeacher, I'm posting the last sonnet I need to rephrase for tomorrow. I really hope you can have a look at it. 1) Sonnets 116 is about love in its most ideal form. The poet thinks that true love is to be based on mutual trust and understanding. 2) True

    asked on February 21, 2012
  39. English

    I'm including an introductory part I wrote on Shakespeare's sonnets. Can you please check it, Writeacher? Thank you!! 1) Shakespeare’s sonnets were published in 1609, although they were probably written in the 1590s. The collection includes a hundred and

    asked on February 21, 2012
  40. English

    Thank you very much for your revision! I just wanted to know if I can use indirect speech in this rephrase: Then the poet has doubts about the fate of a fair youth. Will he also undergo the ravages of time since sweet and beautiful creatures don't stay

    asked on February 21, 2012
  41. English

    I tried to rephrase Shakespeare's sonnet myself. I really need your revision, Writeacher. I urgently need your help. I included the sonnet itself.Thank you very much!!! 1)First, the poet looks at the clock ticking away the time (or and notices the time

    asked on February 21, 2012
  42. English

    Writeacher, I need to rephrase a few verbs related to film stars. I also wanted to prepare a sort of vocabulary to be used when describing music groups. Can you suggest a website? Thank you very much. 1) She's been involved in show business (?) since she

    asked on February 21, 2012
  43. English

    I included my doubts using question marks. I need to rephrase "hopefuls", "disposable" and the last sentence. I really hope you can help me. 1) Craig Jones is not only an office worker, but he is also a talented singer who dreams of becoming a star. 2) He

    asked on February 21, 2012
  44. English

    Could you please check this dialogue and tell me if the expressions are commonly used in American English? Would you have written them differently= 1.How are things with you? Any news? 2.We’ve moved house. 3.Where did you move to? 4.We moved to Villiers

    asked on February 21, 2012
  45. English

    Thank you very much. Here is a summary I need to prepare for tomorrow. I also need to rephrase the last sentence. Thank you very much, Writeacher! 1) Though Craig Jones is an office worker, he is also a talented singer who dreams of becoming a star. 2) He

    asked on February 21, 2012
  46. English

    I urgently need to check this paragraph. Can you help me, Writeacher? 1) St. Valentine's Day is the feast's day of the Patron Saint of love called St. Valentine. He was priest in the third century in Rome. 2) He was killed because Emperor Claudius II said

    asked on February 20, 2012
  47. English

    I left out the last sentences on "fiction". Thank you very much, Writeacher! 1) The point of view can be fixed, when the story is told from a single point of view, as in Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, or shifting, when perspective moves from one character to

    asked on February 20, 2012
  48. English

    Here is the second part of my summary I really need you to revise. Thank you. 1) Details of the behaviour, clothes and so on of the characters are part of the social setting of the story. Characters are the people who appear in a novel and represent the

    asked on February 20, 2012
  49. English

    I urgently need you to check this summary I wrote on "fiction". I'm sending it into two separate posts. Thank you very much, writeacher!! 1) The setting is the time and place in which the action of a book happens. The setting can reveal a great deal about

    asked on February 20, 2012
  50. English

    I considered the website you suggested to me but I find it difficult to rewrite it in prose. I simply varied all the instances of “I” with “he” , that is the poet, but I don’t know how to simplify it and how to vary “you”, “your”. Please

    asked on February 20, 2012
  51. English

    Writeacher, I urgently need to rephrase Shakespeare's sonnet "When I do Count the Clock that Tells the Time". The rephrase must be simple and straightforward. Can you recommend a website? Thank you very much!!!

    asked on February 20, 2012
  52. English

    Could you check if the following instructions are correct? Thank you. 1) It takes me ten minutes to go to school by motorbike 2)Complete the sentences with the correct form of the Present simple or the Present continuous 3) Complete Mary’s story with the

    asked on February 20, 2012
  53. English

    Writeacher, I urgently need to rephrase these questions. I didn't want to repeat exactly the same questions but the answers, of course, must be the same. Can you help me rephrase them? 1) How was Elizabethan theatre structured? Focus your attention on the

    asked on February 20, 2012
  54. English

    Here is the second part of the rephrase. Thank you very much, Writeacher! 1) Mr. B. charges her with overreacting and, by way of giving her some more substantial grounds for anguish, invites her to sit on his knee. As a matter of fact, Mr B attempts to

    asked on February 20, 2012
  55. English

    Writeacher, I'm posting you the rephrase again. I varied a few things, Thank you very much for you cooperation. 1) Mr. B refers briefly to the incident in the summer house. He excuses himself by saying that on that occasion he didn’t want to do her any

    asked on February 20, 2012
  56. English

    Here is the rephrase I hope you can check. Thank you very much in advance. 1) Mr. B refers briefly to the incident in the summer house. He excuses himself by saying that on that occasion he didn’t want to do her any harm but be a little kind to her. 2)

    asked on February 19, 2012
  57. English

    This paragraph serves as an introduction to the rephrase. I summarized briefly what happened before their conversation. I will include the rephrase in my next post. Thank you. 1) In letter XV of Richardson’s Pamela, Pamela recounts to her mother what

    asked on February 19, 2012
  58. Englisg

    I'm finding extremely difficult to rephrase this letter taken from Richardson's Pamela. I really need your help. 1) In letter XV of Richardson’s Pamela, Pamela recounts to her mother what happened to her as she was concluding her previous letter. 2) Mr.

    asked on February 19, 2012
  59. English

    I'm including the last part of the rephrase. I hope you can read it because I had problems with my previous post. By the way, they and them in my previous post referred to the horses. 1) When Gulliver comes back home in England, his wife and his other

    asked on February 19, 2012
  60. English

    Thank you very much for helping me, Writeacher! I have a question. As in chapter 11 chapter refers to his last year (fifth year in England) shall I use the past in the rephrase, when he recalls the time he spent with the horses? Here is the third part of

    asked on February 19, 2012
  61. English

    Here is the second part of my rephrase. Hopefully I can send it to you, Writeacher! Thank you. 1) Then he likens both his family and friends to the horses for their shape and disposition (?). Though more civilized and endowed with the gift of speech, they

    asked on February 19, 2012
  62. English

    There were problems with my last post last night. I was ill and I didn't manage to include they things on Gulliver's travels I wanted you to check. Here is the first part of the rephrase. I've tried to rephrase the beginning of Chapter 11. 1)At the

    asked on February 19, 2012
  63. English

    I couldn' post my last sentences. I'll try again. Thank you very much. 4) This habit is so rooted in himself that his friends tell him that he trots like a horse. He considers it as a compliment. He admits that he sometimes happens to modulate his voice in

    asked on February 18, 2012
  64. English

    Could you please check these other sentences? Thank you. 2)Then he describes his family and friends as ...... both in shape and disposition (rephrase) though more civilized and endowed with the gift of speech. These qualities, however, do not make them any

    asked on February 18, 2012
  65. English

    Could you please check these other sentenes. Thank you.

    asked on February 18, 2012
  66. English

    Could you please checke my summaries? Thank you. 1)At the beginning of the passage, taken from Chapter 11 of Swift’s Gulliver’s travels, the Houyhnhnms are described as strong, beautiful, wise and fast horses full of virtues and intelligence. 2)

    asked on February 18, 2012
  67. English

    Sorry, for including so many sentences in a single post. I realized it only later. I included the ones I was doubtful of. 1) Customs duties in imports and exports of raw materials were removed. He was accused of corruption but he survived a change of

    asked on February 18, 2012
  68. English

    Here are the last paragraphs on history Thank you very much for helping me!! 1) The first political parties were the Whigs and the Tories. The Whigs descended from the Parliamentarians. 2) They were in power continuously from 1714 to 1760 and pressed for

    asked on February 17, 2012
  69. English

    I'm not sure how you want me to link 10 and 11. Do I need to use capital letters after a colon or a semi colon? I included a third summary on history. Thank you. 1) The Augustan were interested in real life. Virtue came to have two meanings: Firstly, a

    asked on February 17, 2012
  70. English

    Here is the second part on history. Thank you very much! 1) During his reign, a series of laws were introduced which were to fix the course of modern Parliamentary England. In 1689, the Bill of Rights established that the Crown would not be able to rule

    asked on February 17, 2012
  71. English

    As I made a few changes, could you please check there paragraphs again? Thank you very much!! 1) In 1660, Parliament invited Charles II (1660-1685) to return to his kingdom from exile in France. Charles’s first concern was to reassert (I need a synonym)

    asked on February 17, 2012
  72. English

    Yes, you are right. Thank you very much for giving me advice, too! By the way, I need to include this sentence in an email. Could you please check it? 1) As promised, I'm sending you both the email address and the password of my first class so that your

    asked on February 16, 2012
  73. English

    Thank you very mch for comforting me. Actually, my son likes playing football though his performances are not very good. He likes getting enganged in the various activities and talking to his friends while doing them. He does his best to kick the ball,

    asked on February 16, 2012
  74. English

    Writeacher, as you are a teacher, I would like to have your personal opinion about what I included below. (I'd like you to check the word choice, too) 1) At school teachers told me that he my seven-year-old child has got a great intelligence and logic

    asked on February 16, 2012
  75. English

    I urgently need you to see if the sentence is OK now. Thank you!! 1) Moreover, this particular bacterium can survive in presence of arsenic and, therefore, won't die until its action of purification is completed. 2) This method is inexpensive and

    asked on February 15, 2012
  76. English

    Could you check this sentence, please? 1) Great Britain became the master of a powerful empire that brought her (Britain) in contact with various cultures.

    asked on February 15, 2012
  77. English

    Can you please check these two sentences? to spend much money to safeguard (or: on the safeguard/on safeguarding?) its water resources. The verbs underlined will be included in your test. The others will be tested orally)

    asked on February 15, 2012
  78. Science/English

    Writeacher, now that the grammar is OK, I just want to know if everything is correct from a scientific point of view. Could you please ask your science teacher, Bob Pursley? 1) After meeting with the engineer ......... we became interested in exploring the

    asked on February 15, 2012
  79. English

    Just a doubt on my previous post. Isn't "bacteria" plural? Can I use bacterium for the singular? 1) In particular, we prepared (have prepared)a genetically modified bacterium (?), the ..., which can survive using arsenic instead of phosphorous in building

    asked on February 15, 2012
  80. English

    I tried to reduce the sentences myself though I think you still need to revise it. Thank you very much. 1) We decided to create an effective and inexpensive filter using knowledge of genetic engineering. 2) In particular, we prepared (have prepared)a

    asked on February 15, 2012
  81. English

    Here is a presentation entitled "treatment plant from arsenic and pathogenic bacteria". I don't know how to check it as I'm not familiar with the content. I'd like you to help me check the grammar. The paragraph contain long-winded sentences with no

    asked on February 15, 2012
  82. English

    I need to write two short paragraphs. The first should be a description of the uses of a mobilie phone (I use my mobile phone to ......... It has got..... /functions ) The second should contain useful expressions needed when buying a mobile phone? Could

    asked on February 14, 2012
  83. English

    I left out these sentences. Can you please help me express them? Thank you very much! 1) I also use Internet to download music from different websites and then I save it on my computer or MP3 player. (where else can I save it? Flashdrive, USB memory

    asked on February 14, 2012
  84. English

    I included a few questions and a short paragraph about a teenager talking about the internet (Do you think I should add other reasons for using the net?) 1) What does the sentence "I'm sick leaving" mean? Does it mean "I'm on scik leave?" 2) My students

    asked on February 14, 2012
  85. English

    I left out these sentences. Thank you. 1) If he wore a tuxedo and a pair of slide-on shoes, he would be more suitably dressed. 2) I need to give an example for the following phrasal verbs: Keep up: continue gear up for: get ready chase away screw up melt

    asked on February 13, 2012
  86. English

    Could you please help me rephrase these sentences? Thank you. 1) Dad took the day off to come with me. (Rephrase?) 2) Don't take too much work on (rephrase?) 3) They took 20% off the list price. They removed 20% from the list price (is there another verb I

    asked on February 13, 2012
  87. English

    Could you give me some more examples of "bring off"? I included other examples of phrasal verbs. I also need to write the evacuation rules. Could you please help me? 1) I'm letting you off this time, but you must promise you'll never take any money from my

    asked on February 13, 2012
  88. English

    Can you please help me rephrase these sentences? 1) It's getting on towards midnight. It's approaching midnight. He can't get his message across. He can't communicate his message 2) The deal was brought off at last It was accomplished. You can't always let

    asked on February 13, 2012
  89. English

    I have a few doubts on certain phrasal verbs. I hope you can clear them (up)? 1) Can you give me an example of "lay on to"? I can't find any with the preposition "to". 2) He got off with a fine = He got away with a fine 3) The teacher let them off their

    asked on February 13, 2012
  90. English

    I urgently need you to check this sentence. Thank you. 1) In section F.4 concerning "integration into ongoing activity" our coordinating partner mistakenly wrote that our tenth classes instead of our eleventh classes, which correspond to the third classes

    asked on February 13, 2012
  91. English

    I left out two sentences I need to write in an email. 1) I wrote to the two Irish school's principals you suggested (to me) but none of them replied to my email. 2) As I would really like to start a school exchange programme with an Irish school in your

    asked on February 12, 2012
  92. English

    Thank you very much for encouraging me to go on with my work! Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. Can I start my exercise with: Fill in the blanks with an appropriate preposition. Complete the sentences using an appropriate preposition. 1)

    asked on February 12, 2012
  93. English

    Thank you very much. By the way, what do you think of our Comenius project? Do you think we did a good job? I still have a few setences on phrasal verbs I'd like you to check. (especially the reprhase of 1) 1) I can't understand the various meanings of

    asked on February 12, 2012
  94. English

    Here are the other phrasal verbs I need you to check (tell me of they are possible or of other are more often used) and which I also have to rephrase. Thank you very much! 1) Get your clothes off: they are all wet. 2) Get all that mess off your desk. I

    asked on February 12, 2012
  95. English

    Thank you very much. Here is the second list of verbs I'd like you to check.I'd also need to rephrase each sentence using a verb which is not phrasal. Can you please help me? 1) A long strike threatened to bring down the Government 2) I’m sure this

    asked on February 12, 2012
  96. English

    I need to write sentences using specific phrasal verbs. I need to knwo if they are possible and supply the equivalent in formal English. I havent' found the meaning of "let on to" Does it exist? Thank you 1) One boy had let off a firework in class. Many

    asked on February 12, 2012
  97. English

    I included an introduction to 18th-century novels (is it correct?) + the features of Defoe's novels. Thank you. 1) Structure of his novels His novels are fictional autobiographies always pretending to be true stories. 2) They are preceded by a preface by

    asked on February 12, 2012
  98. English

    Here is a part on Defoe's life you have already revised. THank you I added a sentence I need you to check (sentence 4) 1) He was born in London 1660 into a Puritan family and lead a life full of interesting and important events. He was educated in one of

    asked on February 12, 2012
  99. English

    Thank you very much! Can I divide my work into summary, narrative structure, and main themes? This is the very first part of the summary. I don't know if it is correct to use the present. Could you please revise it? 1) At the beginning of the novel we get

    asked on February 11, 2012
  100. English

    I need to turn these sentences (or notes) into a cohesive paragraph, using sentence connectors instead of points and improving the word choice. Could you please help me? Robinson’s education of Friday recalls the processes of modern colonialism, which

    asked on February 11, 2012

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