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Forum: English Questions Mar 5th, 2018, 09:46 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,135
Posted By Natsumi
Question Hardly versus Barely

Hi!

I came across this paragraph which I had to complete with hardly or barely:

"Building a hotel in the treetops is _______ a new idea, but the concept has blossomed; today you’ll find them...
Forum: English Questions Oct 7th, 2015, 04:29 am
Replies: 3
Views: 4,742
Posted By Natsumi
Re: would enjoy + v.ing ?

Thank you for your reply Susan53.

What about "would enjoy" + to infinitive? Is it also correct?

We use TO INF. after I would like/prefer/hate/etc..., except "I would mind" which follows v.ing....
Forum: English Questions Oct 4th, 2015, 10:48 am
Replies: 3
Views: 3,582
Posted By Natsumi
Re: I find it easy doing gymnastics

Thank you for your answer Susan53.

What about after the structure "I would enjoy"? Is it followed by "v.ing", "to infinitive" or both? e.g.:

I would enjoy playing golf.
I would enjoy to play golf....
Forum: English Questions Oct 2nd, 2015, 05:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 4,742
Posted By Natsumi
would enjoy + v.ing ?

Hi!

Which form is it correct?

1. I would enjoy playing golf.

OR

2. I would enjoy to play golf.
Forum: English Questions Oct 1st, 2015, 10:49 am
Replies: 3
Views: 3,582
Posted By Natsumi
I find it easy doing gymnastics

Hi!

I don't know which sentence is correct, or if maybe both are correct:

1. I find it easy doing gymnastics (I think "v.ing" is incorrect)

2. I find it easy to do gymnastics (I think "to...
Forum: English Questions Jul 31st, 2015, 04:25 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,175
Posted By Natsumi
Re: whether

Thank you Susan53. Your explanation has been very useful to me. I've always been taught that whether is formal for if, and clearly that's not true.
Forum: English Questions Jul 30th, 2015, 12:16 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,175
Posted By Natsumi
whether

"It would be better whether these are fully equipped tours"

"Whether" is incorrect in this sentence. The correct word would be "if", but I don't understand why. I know that whether is more formal...
Forum: English Questions Jan 12th, 2015, 02:36 am
Replies: 3
Views: 4,405
Posted By Natsumi
Re: rhetorical questions (with question tags)

Hi Leon037,

Yes, your answer helps a lot. Now I understand why I can't find these kinds of tag questions in a grammar book. I saw these tag questions in the advanced coursebook I'm using, which says...
Forum: English Questions Jan 9th, 2015, 08:43 am
Replies: 3
Views: 4,405
Posted By Natsumi
rhetorical questions (with question tags)

I would appreciate if someone could give me some information about this kind of question. I've come across with question tags like these ones:

Oh, so he paid you back at last, did he?
So we're...
Forum: English Questions Oct 21st, 2014, 01:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 10,669
Posted By Natsumi
Re: There was such much traffic?

Thank you! Your explanation is perfectly clear! :)
Forum: English Questions Oct 21st, 2014, 08:05 am
Replies: 3
Views: 10,669
Posted By Natsumi
Re: There was such much traffic?

Thanks for your quick reply Susan53.

I understand your explanation. However, we can use such with and adjective and a noun
e.g. Maybe this isn't such a good idea as I thought.

If much and many...
Forum: English Questions Oct 20th, 2014, 11:30 am
Replies: 3
Views: 10,669
Posted By Natsumi
There was such much traffic?

Hi!

I'm teaching the use of "so" and "such" and I've got a doubt with the following senteces:

1. Sorry I'm late - There was so much traffic

2. Sorry I'm late - There was such a lot of traffic...
Forum: English Questions Jan 24th, 2013, 05:19 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,867
Posted By Natsumi
Re: how: subordinating conjunction ?

I would say it´s an adverb in these sentences
Forum: English Questions Jan 24th, 2013, 05:15 am
Replies: 9
Views: 14,900
Posted By Natsumi
Re: In spite of/Despite me telling her

thanks for the explanation.
Forum: English Questions Jan 24th, 2013, 04:53 am
Replies: 9
Views: 14,900
Posted By Natsumi
Re: In spite of/Despite me telling her

Hi Susan, thanks for your quick reply. I think I know what the problem is. The book is "New Ready for FCE", Macmillan . The grammar is so briefly explained that sometimes can be a bit...
Forum: English Questions Jan 23rd, 2013, 11:50 am
Replies: 9
Views: 14,900
Posted By Natsumi
In spite of/Despite me telling her

Hi, the text book I´m using to prepare my students for the FCE says that if the subject of the verbs in the two clauses is the same, the gerund can be used inmediately after "Despite/ In spite of"...
Forum: Teaching ESL Aug 2nd, 2012, 02:17 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,650
Posted By Natsumi
Oficial Exams_Writing part

Hi! This is my first post!

I am an EFL teacher and I have 2 students that need lessons on how to write for an oficial exam (B1+/Intermediate level).
I am looking for a book that I can use with them...
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