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

Showing results 1 to 25 of 43
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search Forums: Posts Made By: Tanialoves
Forum: English Questions Dec 7th, 2010, 05:56 am
Replies: 1
Views: 3,179
Posted By Tanialoves
another term to mean "expense report"

Could you please help me find another term that has the same meaning as "expense report" (a form that an employee fills out listing all the expenses he/she has had for work purposes)?

Thank you in...
Forum: English Questions Dec 7th, 2010, 05:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,539
Posted By Tanialoves
Re: units of measurement

Thank you all for answering.
Forum: English Questions Dec 3rd, 2010, 03:43 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,539
Posted By Tanialoves
units of measurement

Hello,

Could you please help me find the correct word? I am filling in a table. It has three columns: Item and its specification; Units of measurement; and Quantity.

When I have wire, for example,...
Forum: English Questions Nov 26th, 2010, 09:34 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,837
Posted By Tanialoves
Unhappy again articles

When a singular countable noun is followed by a number, no article is used. For example,
- You can find the necessary data in column 3.
- Please, open your books at page 34.

I wonder if there is...
Forum: English Questions Nov 23rd, 2010, 03:35 am
Replies: 1
Views: 3,138
Posted By Tanialoves
position of an inverted conditional clause

When the word order is direct, the conditional clause can either proceed or follow the main clause.

- If I were younger, I would join the expedition.
- I would join the expedition if I were...
Forum: English Questions Nov 22nd, 2010, 09:38 am
Replies: 7
Views: 12,186
Posted By Tanialoves
Re: One is... and the other...

Sue, thanks for corrections and clarifications :-)
Forum: English Questions Nov 22nd, 2010, 06:47 am
Replies: 7
Views: 12,186
Posted By Tanialoves
Re: One is... and the other...

The other is used to refer to the second of two things/people:
- I have two customers: one is Italian, the other is German.

Another is used to refer to a person/thing when there are more than two...
Forum: English Questions Nov 18th, 2010, 03:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,918
Posted By Tanialoves
Re: need your help with an equivalent

I've found another term - a family leave. Maybe I should combine two terms and use Family or Disability Leave. What do you think?
Forum: English Questions Nov 18th, 2010, 02:57 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,918
Posted By Tanialoves
Re: need your help with an equivalent

Susan, thank you.
I've just found out that there are other categories of people who receive this "additional" vacation. They are women who are going to give a birth and women who have just delivered...
Forum: English Questions Nov 18th, 2010, 11:20 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,918
Posted By Tanialoves
need your help with an equivalent

I would be grateful if you could help me with the correct equivalent. I have some problems finding the appropriate term. It is about vacations.

Every year a worker has some annual vacation leave (in...
Forum: English Questions Nov 11th, 2010, 09:45 am
Replies: 2
Views: 23,458
Posted By Tanialoves
Forum: English Questions Nov 11th, 2010, 04:47 am
Replies: 2
Views: 23,458
Posted By Tanialoves
punctuation with hi/hello and the direct address

I am teaching my students to write letters now. Explaining some cases of punctuation, I say that they should write
- Hello, Mike,
- Hi, Kate,
- Good morning, Mister Smith,
- How are you, Toni,
I...
Forum: English Questions Nov 11th, 2010, 04:28 am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,344
Posted By Tanialoves
Forum: English Questions Nov 10th, 2010, 11:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,344
Posted By Tanialoves
can and/but start a sentence?

When I was a student, all my teacher used to say that and/but can't be used at the beginning of sentences, especially in writing.

Speaking about Academic Writing, it is possible to use...
Forum: English Questions Nov 2nd, 2010, 02:29 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,762
Posted By Tanialoves
Re: articles with such and rather

Susan, thank you.
The thing is that the same singular and plural forms are a little bit misleading:(
Forum: English Questions Nov 1st, 2010, 12:29 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,762
Posted By Tanialoves
Re: articles with such and rather

Thank you, Susan, for the explanations. You are as always helpful.

Speaking about countable and uncountable nouns, I would like you to explain the use of fruit and fish then. Dictionaries say that...
Forum: English Questions Oct 30th, 2010, 01:36 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,762
Posted By Tanialoves
articles with such and rather

When such is followed by a singular countable noun/noun phrase with a singular countable noun, it is followed by "a/an": such an idea, such a nice girl. When it is followed by a plural noun or...
Forum: English Questions Oct 26th, 2010, 03:25 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 3,700
Posted By Tanialoves
Re: would appreciate it if

Thank you, Susan. It's a very clear explanation. And a very easy one.
Forum: English Questions Oct 26th, 2010, 02:31 am
Replies: 2
Views: 3,700
Posted By Tanialoves
would appreciate it if

My students wonder if there is any rule for using it in the phrase would appreciate it if... All I could say was that it is a fixed phrase and should be remembered and used as it is. But can it be...
Forum: English Questions Jun 24th, 2010, 12:33 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 11,365
Posted By Tanialoves
Re: rely on VS. lean on

Thank you, Susan. We can always rely on you :-)
Forum: English Questions Jun 23rd, 2010, 02:40 am
Replies: 3
Views: 11,365
Posted By Tanialoves
rely on VS. lean on

Hello,

I would appreciate if you could help me with these two synonyns - rely on and lean on. Are they complete synonyms?

Is it correct to say:
- You can rely on me in this situation.
and
- You can...
Forum: English Questions Jan 25th, 2010, 02:01 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 83,113
Posted By Tanialoves
Re: allow sb to do sth = allow doing?

Bread Baker and Susan, thank you.
Forum: English Questions Jan 17th, 2010, 04:46 am
Replies: 4
Views: 83,113
Posted By Tanialoves
allow sb to do sth = allow doing?

Hello,

I am writing to ask native speakers if it is common to say "allow doing something". Some reference books say that this construction is possible but its meaning differs from "allow somebody to...
Forum: English Questions Jul 14th, 2009, 01:32 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 56,468
Posted By Tanialoves
Question in/on/at Friday meeting?

Hello,

I have a question about prepositions and I would appreciate it if someone could help me.

It is correct to say: in the morning, on Friday and on Friday morning. So, in and on are prepositions...
Forum: English Questions May 25th, 2009, 02:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 8,159
Posted By Tanialoves
Re: on a chopping block

Hi, susan

I do not remember the exact sentence (it is again from The Apprentice). But it was something like this:

- I think Nick could be on the chopping block if Sammy is able to convince Trump...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 43

 

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:56 am.

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