eslHQ Home
User Name Password
Lost Password? | Join eslHQ.com, it's FREE!
View today's posts
Search Extras Help   

Showing results 1 to 5 of 5
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search Forums: Posts Made By: susan53
Forum: English Questions Oct 16th, 2012, 07:54 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,998
Posted By susan53
Re: She offered me (a) practical assistance

I've always used the Grammar of Contemporary English (Longman). my students tell me they like the Cambridge English Grammar.
Forum: English Questions Oct 16th, 2012, 06:05 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,998
Posted By susan53
Re: She offered me (a) practical assistance

Sorry but I don't see the parallel. The two sentences are quite different in style. The Summer extract is elaborate and poetic, but contemporary English. The Faustino translation is consciously...
Forum: English Questions Oct 16th, 2012, 06:05 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,998
Posted By susan53
Re: She offered me (a) practical assistance

Sorry but I don't see the parallel. The two sentences are quite different in style. The Summer extract is elaborate and poetic, but contemporary English. The Faustino translation is consciously...
Forum: English Questions Oct 16th, 2012, 05:22 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,998
Posted By susan53
Re: She offered me (a) practical assistance

Yes, but it's a translation of a work written in 1875, and obviously the translation will reflect the language of that time, not modern English. No contemporary writer would use the expression "endow...
Forum: English Questions Oct 14th, 2012, 05:40 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,998
Posted By susan53
Re: She offered me (a) practical assistance

Always try and give contemporary examples. languages changes, and if your examples are more than 100 years old, the reason for the difference is just the changes in the language over time. It would...
Showing results 1 to 5 of 5

 

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:22 pm.

All materials from this website are for classroom-use only. Digital redistribution of materials, in part or in whole, is strictly forbidden!

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2