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Please Help Me Find That First Breadcrumb

Hello, I am hoping you can help me by providing me with some basic advice. I am a recent university graduate and am determined to spend some time teaching english abroad. I've...

Naming Types Of Mathematical Notation...

Hello, I am writing a scientific text with a lot of letter symbols in it. To make things worse, the symbols represent values of various types: there are scalars, 2D vectors, 3D...

Eavan Boland's Poetry?

Please help! I need to find Boland's poems called "Menses" and "Making up". Can anbody post them here, please??? Eavan Boland has written a series of poems focused on women's bodies...

Few Vocabulary Problems

Hi All, I'm trying to translate a text ([link] texts/sw innana.htm), and I've got some vocabulary problems. Can you please help? "Tear at your eyes, at your mouth, at your thighs...

The Usage Or Spelling Of Here Fore To...

Gotta a question: I am writing a script on WWII for a church musical. I want to say something like this in my script: Christmas Eve on the frontlines. Snow begins to fall. Snow...

Master List Of All Grammatical Cases In...

I have been looking for a master list (a corpus) of all grammatical cases in English or the best approximation of it you know of such a list. Preferably with examples. . I did...

"By Definition" Vs. "Per Definition"

Dear newsgroupers, when you do you use "by definition" and when do you use "per definition"? Best regards Sasha.

His Or Their When Gender Unknown?

Sentence in question: "You can all but hear the engineer knocking their coffee cup over fumbling for the fader." Referring to a situation where an audio problem on a tv show was...

The Verb "To Lecture"

Hi, It has recently come to my attention that the noun phrase "courses lectured in English" is rather common. As a non-native speaker and learner of the language, I don't think...

Not Only But Also...

Hi, I saw the following sentence and have been wondering whether it sounds awkward to native speakers. Note that it is the first sentence on the web page which the link below will...

Grammer -- Proper Ajdective?

As I was writing this sentence: I wanted to take her to Tango lessons. I was wondering whether I should capitalize Tango. I called my buddy who is a Ph.D. in english who could...

Strange And Weird

Hello. Which are the differences for words "strange" and "weird"? It seems to have the same significance but in spoken language (american) the second is more used than the first...

Any Chatroom?

Dear Friends; I'm learning English as second language and now need someone to talk and develope my listening and speaking skills. I'm looking for a chatroom to talk with native...

So When Are You Getting Paid?

I was hired as an assistant prof in English at my college in early June. I moved my household about 400 miles in late July. I began the orientation meetings at my college on Aug...

English 1.0 (Earthling) Skypecast

Communication experts have estimated that a person receives ten thousand sensory impressions (exteroceptive and proprioceptive) per second. Obviously, then, a drastic selection...

TEFL Institute, Chicago - Is This Course...

I'm looking at studying for a TEFL course with a school in Valencia Capital, Spain, called English World. This school teaches the course of the TEFL Institute of Chicago ([link...

Do These Sentence Have Any Wrong?

Usually,there is little warning of earthquakes,floods,drought,or war. Before these tragedies,your life is usually good-having a house,family,friends and lived in community. When...

English Tutors Complain Of Chinese Abuse...

English tutors complain of Chinese abuse By AUDRA ANG, Associated Press Writer Sat Aug 5, 12:36 PM ET BEIJING - Tanya Davis fled Jizhou No. 1 Middle School one winter morning in...

Are You Finished Eating?

Dear all, I have seen the "Are you finished eating? " in my TOEIC book. But I think "Do you finished eating? or Have you finished eating? " is more understandable for me than...

Globalization

Do you teach the topic "globalization" in your A-level courses? Which books/schoolbooks are available? What would you recommend? Do you know short stories or novels or a play dealing...

Intringent

There are a bunch of smart people here, I need some help.. Can anyone provide a definition for the word "intringent" and a source for said definition? Thanks -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-...

Throw In A Bar Of Soap

Hi everyone. Can someone please tell me what the expression "throw in a bar of soap" means? Thanks.

Is My English Teacher Really This Bad...

Dear readers, in my English test paper I wrote the following sentence that was marked to be a failure. Knowing my English teacher for quite some time now, I am not sure whether...

IBT Or CBT ?

Hi, I am new to this group.I am from India. i am going to write TOEFL. I am confusing whether to choose iBT or CBT... Can anyone clarify which one will be better? Thanks in advance...

Which One Is Correct ?

The question is that which one is correct and why, one sentence is " she is a lot of fun to be with." another one is "she has a lot of fun to be with."
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