Henry2

Popular questions and responses by Henry2
  1. English

    Shall I use the simple past only for the following two questions (which refer to history)? I included other doubts. Thank you. 1) Who were the King's Men? 2) Who was the real Macbeth. 3)What does Malcolm tell his soldiers to do when the army reaches (or

    asked on October 4, 2011
  2. English

    Thank you very much. Could you help me check these sentences, too? 1) The protagonist is obsessed with the old man's eye that reminds him that of a vulture. 2) On the eighth night the old man is scared by the lantern and awakes. So the narrator kills him

    asked on January 3, 2012
  3. English

    I rethought them all. Thank you very much. 1)The following morning he is very polite to the old man and continues to carry out his duty asking the man how he has spent the night. 2)At 4 a.m., just when he has finished his work, the narrator answers a knock

    asked on November 30, 2011
  4. English

    Thank you for your help. I think I made a mistake in my previous post (sentence 1). I added a few more examples I'm unsure of. 1) There is no point in (not of) worrying about his behaviour. He won't change it. It is no use/no good worrying about his

    asked on November 13, 2011
  5. 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
  6. English

    I left out these three last statements. Can you please consider them two? Many thanks again, Ms. Sue! 1) As we are short of time (as the deadline is approaching), we urgently need to know if you would be interested in such a partnership. 2) If you have

    asked on January 15, 2012
  7. English

    I left out a few sentences. I hope you can have a look at them too 1) The play finishes with the killing of the King, Hamlet,Queen Gerturde and Laertes. 2) According to the medieval perspective the body is the prison of our mind. 3) However, the human mind

    asked on January 5, 2012
  8. English

    Could you please tell me if I should include "there" and "should" I wrote in parentheses? Thank you. 1) First, Mrs Bennet informs her husband that a rich young bachelor, Mr. Bingley, has just rented the nearby estate of Netherfield and is going to take up

    asked on December 18, 2011
  9. English

    I urgently need you to revise this paragraph on dinosaurs. I need to simplify it using synonyms. 1) Whatever killed off (synonym??) the dinosaurs almost certainly had a bearing (I need a proper synonym) on the rest of the mass extinction, which was on a

    asked on December 10, 2011
  10. English

    Could you please check these statements, please? Thank you. 1) Both the witches' prediction and Macbeth's ambition increase Lady Macbeth's thirst/desire for power. 2)Sleep is seen/regarded/described/personified (are they all possible?) an innocent murder

    asked on December 3, 2011
  11. English

    Thank you very much. Here are a few other sentences I'm doubtful about. 1)The universal order was conceived like a chain of beig/as a chain of being/in the form of a chain of being. Which ones are possible? 2) Man/or men had the unique function of joining

    asked on December 2, 2011
  12. English

    I urgently need to revise this paragraph about a program called "Lost". 1) Lost was first transmitted (broadcast) by ABC in 2004. It was soon very popular because of its unusual plot. 2) Lost is the story of the survivors of a plane crash in the Pacific

    asked on November 24, 2011
  13. English

    I urgently need you to check this rephrase.I added another sentence. "The ice did split with a thunder-fit; The helmsman steered us through." 1) The ice split as (?) the sound of the thunder and the helmsman steered them through. 2) The white Moon

    asked on November 13, 2011
  14. English

    I urgently need you to check these other examples. I can't find a good example with " The swan glides.../The swan hisses ..." Could you help me? 1)You will be asked to walk, trot and canter your horse around the ring. 2) The lion pounced on its pray. 3)

    asked on November 13, 2011
  15. English

    Could you please revise these sentences. I have two doubts concerning my previous post. 1) When I arrived at/on the farm (which preposition is best??) 2) A rabbit was thumping (its paw??) in the rabbit hutch 3) The theme of reversal of values is best

    asked on November 13, 2011
  16. English

    I need to revise animal sounds. I wonder if there are children's short poems, songs or riddles I can use to memorize them. 1) What sound does the cat (all other animals) make? I made up a series of short sentences to help memorization. 2) When I arrived

    asked on November 13, 2011
  17. English

    I included the last sentences on cheetahs and a few more on the use of gerund/infinitive. Thank you. 1) This project aims at establishing a second, independent population of Asiatic lions and will hopefully enable the subspecies to survive, too. 2) This

    asked on October 31, 2011
  18. English

    I have a few more doubts on your corrections. Thank you!! 1) Is it wrong to say "wipe the blackboard with a duster" or is only "clean" possible? 2) "do a course" is a mistake? you can only say "take/attend a course? "take a tour, go on a tour, make a tour"

    asked on September 12, 2011
  19. English

    I'm going to write a list of simple sentences to be used with my six-year-old child in an attempt to make him learn English. Can you help me, please? 1)Go and get your beach towel? 2) How do you call plastic bowls you can use on the beach? Is the white

    asked on July 14, 2011
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. English

    Writeacher, I wanted to thank you for all what you have done for me and for my professional growth. We have worked really hard on the project over the last few days (though I was in bed with flu!) By the way, I used your suggestion as a title for the whole

    asked on February 10, 2012
  28. English

    I left out the following sentences. Thank you. - Documentation of the activities taking place in France - Publication on websites - Preparation of the final report/film Participation: local environmental days Final meeting - Presenting final report and

    asked on February 9, 2012
  29. English

    I think I left out a last part concerning the dissemination of the results. Can you please have a look at it? It is the last! - publication of the project documentation with reports, film and outcomes on the schools' websites and websites of natural parks

    asked on February 9, 2012
  30. English

    Thank you!! Could you check the things I wrote on the different kinds of narrator. (I still need to include the non-omniscient narrator but I need to know if my definitions are correct). 1) The narrator is the voice who tells the story and from whose point

    asked on February 6, 2012
  31. English

    I urgenlty need you to check these sentence. Thank you. 1) I'm emailing you the (required/requested??) information to your school address hoping that your school computer is working now (How do you express tha fact that the computer has broken down?) 2) As

    asked on February 4, 2012
  32. English

    Do you think this definition is better and can be apply to the chemical and microbiological analysis of water? Scientific method Students will be involved in the following investigating activities: 1. Ask Questions 2. Do Background Research 3. Construct

    asked on February 3, 2012
  33. English

    What is your personal opinion about these scientific objectives to be added to my project on biodiversity in water? Thank you 1)Demonstrate an understanding of: a. biodiversity in different aquatic environments and its sustainable development b. scientific

    asked on January 30, 2012
  34. English

    Writeacher, this is my last doubt! As I couldn't find anything on the objectives of a project on the biodiversity of water in English I'll have to refer to these objectives which refer to soil. Do you think you can help me? The topic must be water (rivers,

    asked on January 27, 2012
  35. English

    I don't know exactly how to express these concepts. I urgently need to express them in English. Please, help me! 1) Tomorrow I will tell both our French and German partners that your school is going to cooperate with us on the project. 2) We have agreed on

    asked on January 27, 2012
  36. Science/English

    writeacher, I urgently need the help of a science expert to help me determine the possible scientific objectives (biochemical) of a project on biodiversity on water. What else can be included? The project is addressed to 16-year-old students with an

    asked on January 26, 2012
  37. English

    I urgently need the help of a science expert to help me determine the possible scientific objectives (biochemical) of a project on biodiversity on water. What else can be included? I wrote them but I need your check: Biodiversity in water and waterways in

    asked on January 26, 2012
  38. English

    Could you please quickly check this sentence? Thank you very much. 1) The project is mainly centred on the cooperation among students. About twenty students taken from different second classes (aged 17) will participate in the project. 2) I really hope

    asked on January 24, 2012
  39. English

    I forgot to mention the following description. 1) He's wearing a pair of ripped, washed-out jeans under a black T-shirt with the image of a white skull on it. 2) The right-hand side of his hear is completely bald (because it has been shaved) where the

    asked on January 24, 2012
  40. English/Science

    urgently need to talk to one of your science teachers. In particular, I need help to define the objectives for our two-year Comenius project concerning biodiversity in water. This comparative study will be carried out in English. 1) As you know, it will

    asked on January 24, 2012
  41. English

    I urgently need to know where I can get a sort of dictionary of terms on microbiology. 1) I need to translate technical terms from Italian into English used to describe the results of a microbiological analysis conducted on water. 2) In addition, I need to

    asked on January 21, 2012
  42. English

    I urgently need to translate this. Actually, it refers to the preliminary meeting for our project. I need help with the word choice. Thank you. 1) In order to plan everything before your arrival, we need to have a few details about your travel

    asked on January 11, 2012
  43. English

    I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you. I wanted to include an exercise on vocabulary related to kitchen equipment. Can you please help me find examples? I think I should improve my exercise. 1) Complete the following sentences with a

    asked on January 9, 2012
  44. English

    I urgently need you to revise these sentences, please. 1) The ghost of Hamlet’s father appears in front of him and Horatio because he wants to explain how he was killed and who killed him. 2) The play ends with the deaths of Laertes , the King, Queen

    asked on January 5, 2012
  45. English

    As to my previous post, I thought I could use the infinitive with to if the action was perceived from the beginning to the end (I was seen to steal the watch/ Active: He saw me steal the watch). I'm finding it difficult to check these other sentences.

    asked on January 4, 2012
  46. English

    I'm finding it difficult to check these sentences. Could you please help me? Thank you. 1)A ghost appears to Hamlet and asks him to take revenge and kill his murderer, Claudius. At the end of the play Hamlet manages to kill Claudius, but he also dies and

    asked on January 3, 2012
  47. English

    Shall I replace the word counter with section? For example, "sweets section, pasta section"? Could you please check these sentences? 1) When I go to the supermarket, I get a trolley or a plastic basket first and then I go to the meat and fish section(/to

    asked on December 20, 2011
  48. English

    Could you please help me rephrase the author's description of Mr. Bennet's personality. Thank you. This is the description given by Jane Austen. 1) "Mr. Bennet was so odd a mixture of quick parts, sarcastic humour, reserve, and caprice, that the experience

    asked on December 19, 2011
  49. English

    I hope I checked all the instances of "her" this time. Thank you! 1) First, Mrs Bennet informs her husband that a rich young bachelor, Mr. Bingley, has just rented the nearby estate of Netherfield and is going to take up residence (there) with some of his

    asked on December 18, 2011
  50. English

    I left out a sentence. What is the meaning of "as" in the following sentence? As she was leaving the room, she dropped her scarf so I ran after her. Does "as" mean "when/while/the moment that"?

    asked on December 10, 2011
  51. English

    I left out the following sentences. Could you please check them? 1) Colin decided to try to become a real eco-warrior and reduce his family's impact on the environment (I need a synonym for impact). 2) For one year in his familiy there wasn't a TV or a

    asked on December 6, 2011
  52. English

    Could you please check if everything is correct? Thank you. 1) angry/annoyed/furious/cross/happy/glad upset ABOUT something / WITH someone FOR doing something. Are you annoyed/furious/angry with me for being late? 2) excited/worried/nervous/crazy/cheerful/

    asked on December 6, 2011
  53. English

    Could you please check these two sentences, please? Thank you. 1) When I set the table, I lay on the the table cloth, the cutlery, the napkins, the soup and dinner plates, the water and wine bottles, the oil and vinegar bottles, the pepper shaker and the

    asked on December 6, 2011
  54. English

    I just wanted to know how you would evalute these sentences, which are part of an essay. 1) "The monologue is when the actor is alone on the stage and he gets speaking while the soliloque is when there are some actors and one gets speaking as something he

    asked on December 3, 2011
  55. English

    I left out the following statements. Thank you very much. 1)Lady Macbeth is more ambitious than him (Macbeth) OR than he is. Duncan's murder has deprived his life of sleep. 2) She is more of a man than he is. She tries to remove her husband's hesitations

    asked on December 3, 2011
  56. English

    I really need you to check these sentences. Thank you. 1) Shakespeare meditates whether time is preordained or not inevitable, the result of human activity. 2) The concept of the universe as a cosmic dance was derived (induced) from the new scientific

    asked on December 3, 2011
  57. English

    I left out a few sentences belonging to the same post. Thak you. 1) We, on our side (??) will choose only students who are high achievers and who are willing to devote time and energy to the project. 2) All my students are very anxious (?looking forward to

    asked on December 3, 2011
  58. English

    I urgently need you to check a few sentences 2-4 which I need to include in an email. 1)The universe was conceived in the forms of a chain of being and a cosmic dance. (Can I replace "in the forms of" with "like" or "as"?) 2) As you are both a science and

    asked on December 3, 2011
  59. English

    I urgently need your help to find the proper words. Thank you. 1) Thank you very much for answering my email. I hope you don't mind me writing in English (to you) instead of German. Feel free to answer in German. 2)I'm very pleased to start working with

    asked on November 30, 2011
  60. English

    I still have a few doubts. Thank you very much for helping me. 1) I'm writing some letters at the moment. But: I'm going to write some letters (future) . 2) I spend a lot of time (a long time/much time) doing homework. (Which are possible?) 3) He set off

    asked on November 27, 2011
  61. English

    I included the sentences I was most doubtful about. Thank you. 1) In each episode there was a flashback, which showed what the characters were doing before the crash. Through the flashbacks (?) the audience learned more about the characters (could learn

    asked on November 24, 2011
  62. English

    Could you please check these sentences, please? Thank you. 1) It is advisable for you to do the exercise. 2) It would be better/best if he did the exercise. (but NOT for him to do) 3) It is difficult for him to do the exercise. It is easy for him to do the

    asked on November 22, 2011
  63. English

    Thank you very much. I still need your help to revise a few more lines. 1) A quietus was a statement which released an accountant from his responsibility for the accounts he was working on; the full Latin phrase was quietus est, “it is at peace”, i.e.

    asked on November 20, 2011
  64. English

    Do you think I should consider this sentence (1) as wrong? (I included it in a test) . 1) He tells how his ship was caught in a violent storm, then by mist and snow and finally was surrounded by ice. 2) I need to find a reading comprehension at

    asked on November 16, 2011
  65. English

    I forgot to add the following sentences. Thank you. 1) When they came back home, they were much more respectful of their parents,didn't use any bad language and behaved correctly in class. 2) Their week (out of home)taught them to trust themselves and

    asked on November 8, 2011
  66. English

    I perfectly agree with you on sentence 2. I'm just wondering why the subject has been repeated twice. I added a few more sentences I'm not sure of. 1) The metaphor of the world as a stage was common in Renaissance culture, but in Shakespeare’s great

    asked on November 8, 2011
  67. English

    Could you please tell me if this sentence is grammatically correct? 1) Macbeth observes how much of a man she is compared with himself.

    asked on November 8, 2011
  68. English

    I forgot to add the following sentences. Thank you very much. 1) Johnny is sitting on a bench and he is eating (biting in?? is it possible?) his hot dog. The hot dog is so gross because it is filled (stuffed?) with ketchup and mustard. 2) He is wearing a

    asked on November 8, 2011
  69. English

    Could you please check these sentences? Thank you very much. 1)Lady Macbeth doesn't display stereotyped female behaviour and poses. 2) Actually, she is not the complement to her husband but rather the driving force of the play. 3) She is even more

    asked on November 8, 2011
  70. English

    I'm including part of the poem for you to check. "No Nightingale did ever chaunt more welcome notes to weary bands Of travellers in some shady haunt, Among Arabian sands: a voice so thrilling ne'er was heard In spring-time from the Cuckoo-bird ....." 1)

    asked on November 7, 2011
  71. English

    I ugently need to know the pronunciation of the following words "Gujerat", "Gir Forest", and "Madhya Pradesh".I included four other sentences.Thank you. 1) The threat of extinction concerns the Asiatic lions, too. 2) The Asiatic lions are on the verge

    asked on November 7, 2011
  72. English

    I left out three sentences on the use of "enrol" 1) I signed up for/I enrolled in the drama course. I enrolled a technical high school in 1998. 2) I joined the Scouts in 1998. I enrolled in the faculty (at university??) of Medicine 3) I enrolled my child

    asked on November 4, 2011
  73. English

    I left out the following sentences. Thank you. 1) We have been seeing each other a lot recently= We have been meeting each other.... 2) She is smelling the perfume of the flowers at the moment. She has been smelling the perfume of the flowers for five

    asked on November 4, 2011
  74. English

    I have a few doubts.I hope you can help me.Thank you. 1) Can you recommend a site where children aged 6-7 can learn English? 2) My child likes playing games on his Nintendo DS. 3) How can you express this: what do you do when you finish surfing the net?

    asked on November 4, 2011
  75. English

    I'm posting you the ones I'm most doubtful of. 1) Where can I find a complete list of uncountable nouns in English? 2) What kind of television programmes do you like watching? I like watching current affairs programmes so I can keep up to date with what

    asked on November 3, 2011
  76. English

    1) How do you usually quote the title of a chapter within a book? Thank you. Example: Jonathan Swift (author) Gulliver’s Travels (novel: italics + bold?) Beloved Horses, Hateful Men (title: italics?) 2) Full/complete reading of the abridged edition of

    asked on October 31, 2011
  77. English

    Can you please check these last sentences, please? 1) The blood on his hands is on the one hand symbolic of the evil crime he has committed and on the other hand is representative of Macbeth's guilt which cannot be escaped. 2) Nothing can make his hands

    asked on October 25, 2011
  78. English

    I tried to fix the run-on myself. I added a few other sentences I would like you to check. Thank you very much for the help. 1) Sleep is imagined as a bath after heavy work, in which the body has a chance to relax and recover from injury. 2) Sleep is then

    asked on October 25, 2011
  79. English

    I tried to rephrase these lines from S's Macbeth, again. Could you please have a look at them and help me with them? 1) Macbeth: "Methought I heard a voice cry, “Sleep no more! Macbeth does murder sleep”—the innocent sleep,Sleep that knits up the

    asked on October 25, 2011
  80. English

    Could you please check these sentences? I urgently need them. 1) Decadent writers (the Aesthetes is possible?) fostered (??) the ideal of the Wildean dandy, a member of aristocracy who demanded absolute freedom and despised the Victorian values of work and

    asked on October 19, 2011
  81. English

    I urgently need to know if the following sentences are all possible. Thank you. 1)I didn't know your address but I manged to/was able to/ (but not could) find you. 2) When I was young, I was able/could play the guitar quite well. 3) I called Mary many

    asked on October 15, 2011
  82. English

    Could you please check these sentences? 1) I haven’t been here for long. How long have you been married? Since 1998. (Could you say: How long is it since you got married?) . 2) It’s two months since I last saw Mary. Mrs Brown hasn’t seen her son for

    asked on October 7, 2011
  83. English

    I left out the following sentences. Thank you. 1) Neil and his friend are sittin on a high step. Joe is showing Neil his new mobile phone. 2( Joe has got short, wavy, blond hair and is wearing a white short-sleeved T-shirt, black trousers and black lace-up

    asked on October 6, 2011
  84. English

    Can you please check these other sentences? Thank you. 1) Jasmine admits that people are ofen intolerant towards (of) albinos. She thinks it is better not to be very sensitive and not to take people's comments too hard (I don't know how to express it). 2)

    asked on October 6, 2011
  85. English

    Ccn you check if everything is correct? Thank you very much. 1) The Red Death has always killed many people. So Prince Prospero decides to shut himself with his friends in his castle. 2) Nobody can leave or enter it. It has rooms and windows of the same

    asked on October 6, 2011
  86. English

    Could you please check the following summary I tried to make shorter? 1) The Red Death has always killed many people. So Prince Prospero decides to shut himself with his friends in his castle. 2) Nobody can leave or enter it. It has rooms and windows of

    asked on October 6, 2011
  87. English

    What do you call a meeting of teachers head by the head master? Thank you.

    asked on October 6, 2011
  88. English

    Could you please check this letter I have to write to the principal of a school? Thank you. 1) The principal of my school is enthusiastic about the idea of starting a partnership with your school. 2) As you know, our students are between 14 and 18 years

    asked on October 6, 2011
  89. English

    I left out a sentence. I don't know which form is best. 1)I would be really grateful to you if you could send me the names of Irish high schools which might be interested in a partnership with our school. 2) It doesn't matter if German is not taught at

    asked on October 5, 2011
  90. English

    I left out one more thing. 1) I have a doubt: How is Elizabethan theatre structured (or the Elizabethan theatre) structured?

    asked on October 5, 2011
  91. English

    Thank you. Here are a few sentences I wrote on travelling by train. I don't know the correspondent English terms. I hope you can help me. 1) Check the train times and the fare. Then buy your ticket at the ticket office. You can buy a single or a return

    asked on October 3, 2011
  92. English

    I forgot to include this part I rephrased myself. 1) Macbeth is regretful and upset by guilt. His sense of guilt makes him unable to act even to protect himself from discovery, and Lady Macbeth completes their plans. 2) Lady Macbeth is not free of guilt

    asked on October 1, 2011
  93. English

    Thank you very much for your corrections. Here are two sentences for you to check. 1) Thank you for your prompt reply. How could I start and finish off my letter addressed to the principal of a high school? 2) Could you suggest to me an internet site where

    asked on October 1, 2011
  94. English

    Could you please check these sentences? Thank you very much. 1) Before he went to Celtic Camp, Johnny did some mock exams as a preparation (to prepare) for his A-level exams. 2) Kane suggests he should copy his essays from the net. Johnny refuses (to

    asked on September 26, 2011
  95. English

    Can you help me check these sentences, please? Thank you. I need to improve both the grammar and the vocabulary.It's urgent. 1) Claire was a sixteen-year-old girl from Texas when she met John, her future boy-friend. 2) They met each other at a friend's

    asked on September 26, 2011
  96. English

    I included other sentences I turned into indirect speech. Where can I find exercises on the use of indirect speech so that I don't have to invent all the sentences myself? Thank you. 1) Why don’t we go for a walk? She suggested going for a walk. 2)I gave

    asked on September 25, 2011
  97. English

    Here are some more sentences on the same theme. Thank you. 1) Puritans was the name given to the more extreme Protestants within the Church of England. They disapproved of both the rites and the bishops of the Church of England and wanted to reform the

    asked on September 18, 2011
  98. English

    Can you please check these few sentences for me? Thank you very much. 1) Walter Pater, the theorist of the aesthetic movement, believed that art shouldn't have any didactic purpose. It should be devoted to the cult of beauty. 2) The task of the poet was

    asked on September 15, 2011
  99. English

    Thank you very much. Here are some other sentences I turned into indirect speech. Can you see if the reporting verbs are appropriate? 1) King Leodegrance was very happy about his daughter’s marriage to Arthur. He admitted that he was honoured to give his

    asked on September 8, 2011
  100. English

    Here are the first sentences I turned into indirect speech. Can you please have a look at them? 1)A knight called Sir Pellinore warned him not to go past that fountain because he should (?) have fought with him first.Merlin told (instructed, ordered)

    asked on September 8, 2011

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