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Forum: English Questions Oct 3rd, 2012, 08:15 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,700
Posted By Supperman
Re: what's the English equivalent of 口頭禪?

Oh, really?
I'm glad to hear that. :)

You know, I'm a non-native English speaker, as you know, and I hope that a native English speaker will make a comment for you, or you know, for both of us! ...
Forum: English Questions Oct 2nd, 2012, 08:55 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,700
Posted By Supperman
Forum: English Questions May 14th, 2011, 08:26 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 5,613
Posted By Supperman
Re: Leaning Tower of Pisa

Thank you, for your detailed answer, susan.

I misunderstood why my "huge" was wrong.
Now it is clear.

So Sumo-wrestlers in Japan are described as "huge", for sure.

Thank you for the picture of...
Forum: English Questions May 14th, 2011, 12:14 am
Replies: 8
Views: 5,613
Posted By Supperman
Re: Leaning Tower of Pisa

Hi, susan53, I want to ask one more thing, OK?
It is about "huge".

From your lesson in the previous post,
I thought that the adjective "huge" is used for non-living things.
I thought that "a huge...
Forum: English Questions Apr 26th, 2011, 06:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 35,141
Posted By Supperman
Re: I wouldn't prefer to or I would prefer not to

Thank you, susan53, for your detailed explanation.
I think I got it.
I agree that "strongly" is the problem.
So I create a new sentence D).
How about D) as the synonym of A)?

From your lesson, I...
Forum: English Questions Apr 25th, 2011, 04:09 am
Replies: 5
Views: 35,141
Posted By Supperman
Re: I wouldn't prefer to or I would prefer not to

Hi. Thank you.

How about "believe" as in the following?

A) I strongly believe that Japan was wrong at that time.
B) I strongly believe that Japan wasn't right at that time.
C) I don't strongly...
Forum: Teaching ESL Mar 10th, 2011, 06:03 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,268
Posted By Supperman
Re: Motivating Adults to Speak

Of course!
I don't think it is good thing to drink at every your lesson in school, either.
After school. Only once.

If a person has enough knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, yet he/she can't speak...
Forum: English Questions Mar 10th, 2011, 06:56 am
Replies: 7
Views: 7,220
Posted By Supperman
Re: long hair/mane

Thank you for the information about circumlocution.
Forum: Teaching ESL Mar 10th, 2011, 06:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 4,268
Posted By Supperman
Re: Motivating Adults to Speak

Oh, I think so, too.
I used to hesitate to speak, but when I drank alcohol, I could speak very smoothly.
So if it is allowed, having a party may solve the problem.

I just wonder if you are allowed...
Forum: English Questions Mar 10th, 2011, 05:23 am
Replies: 7
Views: 7,220
Posted By Supperman
Re: long hair/mane

OK. I got your point, and I agree with you. :)
Thank you for your kind suggestion.

BTW, I'm not so clever enough to correct learner's dictionaries, and it is not the matter of language, but I wonder...
Forum: English Questions Mar 9th, 2011, 06:27 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 7,220
Posted By Supperman
Re: long hair/mane

OK. I got it.
Thank you very much for the detailed explanation.
I've learned the difference.

It is the completely same thing as in Japanese-language, you know?
In Japanese language, we just use the...
Forum: English Questions Mar 9th, 2011, 04:43 am
Replies: 7
Views: 7,220
Posted By Supperman
long hair/mane

Hi.

I can't tell the gender of a tiger, or a panther when I just look their face, because I'm not a zoologist. Yet I can tell which gender a lion is, because a male lion has XXX, while a female lion...
Forum: English Questions Feb 1st, 2011, 06:39 am
Replies: 8
Views: 5,613
Posted By Supperman
Re: Leaning Tower of Pisa

Thank you very much, susan53, for your detailed explanation.
I got it. I could understand every detail, and it became crystal clear just now.

Thank you again for taking your time to correct me. :)
Forum: English Questions Jan 31st, 2011, 10:10 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 5,613
Posted By Supperman
Re: Leaning Tower of Pisa

Hi.
According to a native's advice, I corrected it myself.
Improved? :)

This is a nice photo of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. A man who I think is a tourist on the right side might be huge enough to...
Forum: English Questions Jan 30th, 2011, 09:38 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 5,613
Posted By Supperman
Re: Leaning Tower of Pisa

Thank you very much for your reply.:)
I understand your suggestion, and I will practice it from now.

I'm very happy to know that my sentences make sense, maybe as international communication...
Forum: English Questions Jan 13th, 2011, 05:02 am
Replies: 8
Views: 5,613
Posted By Supperman
Leaning Tower of Pisa

Google ‰æ‘œŒŸõŒ‹‰Ê: http://www.physics.gla.ac.uk/~pmurray/LeaningTower.jpg...
Forum: English Questions Jan 7th, 2011, 03:12 am
Replies: 4
Views: 8,838
Posted By Supperman
Re: resembles/resemble

Thank you. :)
Forum: English Questions Jan 7th, 2011, 03:11 am
Replies: 4
Views: 8,838
Posted By Supperman
Re: resembles/resemble

Thank you. I got it. :)
Forum: English Questions Jan 6th, 2011, 03:10 am
Replies: 4
Views: 8,838
Posted By Supperman
resembles/resemble

Hi.
Please forgive me, if this is silly question. I've forgotten basic English grammar.

Which do you choose, resembles or resemble?
I think No. 1, 2, 3, and 5 are correct, because the subject seems...
Forum: English Questions Dec 10th, 2010, 01:12 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 4,449
Posted By Supperman
Re: Where is the rest room?

Hi, susan53, thank you for your nice explanation.
It's become completely clear now. :)
Forum: English Questions Dec 10th, 2010, 08:25 am
Replies: 4
Views: 4,449
Posted By Supperman
Where is the rest room?

Hi.
Could you explain why the definite article must be the definite article, instead of the indefinite article?

(context) If you go to a new restaurant, and you want to go to the restaurant's rest...
Forum: English Questions Nov 17th, 2010, 05:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 9,729
Posted By Supperman
Re: The adjective to modify "vocabulary"

Thank you, for your patience.
Probably I finally got it.
It seems that I will never encounter "vocabularies" in my life.
I am a complete stranger about machine languages.

Thank you very much,...
Forum: English Questions Nov 17th, 2010, 05:09 am
Replies: 9
Views: 9,729
Posted By Supperman
Re: The adjective to modify "vocabulary"

Thank you, I got it. (Maybe, this time. :))


In brief, I don't have to use the plural of that word in my daily life myself, because I'm not a computer programmer or a dictionary-editor.

I only have...
Forum: English Questions Nov 16th, 2010, 04:12 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 9,729
Posted By Supperman
Re: The adjective to modify "vocabulary"

Thank you very much, susan53, for your detailed explanation and the information about Google. It became clearer now.

I just searched;
"English vocabulary is XX"
XX.........numbers...
Forum: English Questions Nov 16th, 2010, 07:49 am
Replies: 9
Views: 9,729
Posted By Supperman
The adjective to modify "vocabulary"

Hello. :) I'm new here.
I would like to know the proper adjectives to modify the noun "vocabulary".

(Wanting to mean "small" )
I have poor vocabulary in English.
I have poor English vocabulary.
My...
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