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Could you correct these sentences, please?
At what time/what time/ when do you usually finish work?(What is the difference between; 'when', 'at what time,' and 'what time'?)
Do you live far from your office? No, I live close to/near to it and I usually walk there/go there on foot.
"I am learning German only."
"When do you have your lessons?"
"We have lessons on Monday, on Wednesday, and on Friday evening." (Are the last two 'on's optional?)
"How long does your lesson last?''
It last for two hours/two hours."
"What do you do at home? What are you doing at home?"(I think 'what are you doing' can't be used here.)
"When I come home I usually read magazines and do my homework. Sometimes I write letters to my friends. I receive/get many letters from them and always answer them."
"Who translates articles from/of foreign magazines in your office? Emma does".
How well does he speak these languages?(English and French)
Who translates letters from German? I do.
My sister works very much/a lot.
Does he work very much?
We read very much, but we write very little in class.
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Nina_NiaAt what time/what time/ when do you usually finish work?(What is the difference between; 'when', 'at what time,' and 'what time'?)
The main difference between " what time and when" is :
what time = refering to time-clock.
  • what time do you finish work ?,at 5 o'clock.You may add days of the week .
  • What time do you play tennis ?,at 6 pm on sundays.
when = refering to days,months,years...etc

When is your birthday ?, the next wednesday.
Nina_NiaDo you live far from your office? No, I live close to/near to it and I usually walk there/go there on foot.
Nina_Nia"I am learning German only."
I am learning only Greman.Generally,"only" is placed just before the word it modifies.
Nina_Nia"When do you have your lessons?" your isn't necessary. "We have lessons on Monday, on Wednesday, and on Friday evening." (Are the last two 'on's optional?)yes.
Nina_Nia"How long does your lesson last?''It lasts for two hours/two hours."
Nina_Nia"What do you do at home? What are you doing at home?"(I think 'what are you doing' can't be used here.)
it depends on whether the action is ongoing or not.
What are you doing at home ? can mean that you don't expect that person to be at home.
what do you do at home?,I don't know but it seems incorrect to me.
Nina_Nia"When I come home I usually read magazines and do my homework. Sometimes I write letters to my friends. I receive/get many letters from them and always answer them."
Both of them are correct,but "get" is most used.
Nina_NiaHow well does he speak these languages?(English and French)
I think the question is correct .
Nina_NiaMy sister works very much/a lot.
Other answers are correct.

Thank you very much for your explanations, but could you, please explain to me why 'very much' was wrong in the last sentence, why can't I say 'it lasts two hours' without 'for', and 'walk there' instead of 'go there'?
Since you didn't say anything about 'at what time' I assume you never use it do you?

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Nina_Nia why 'very much' was wrong in the last sentence,
Both of them are correct but a lot is the most used.
Nina_Niawhy can't I say 'it lasts two hours' without 'for'
Also both of them are correct,you can say it lasts for ten minutes or it lasts ten minutes.
I've looked for it and it's shown that both are correct.
Nina_Nia 'walk there' instead of 'go there'
Also, I go there on foot or walk are the same.
I drive to the office or I go by car to the office are the same too.
Nina_NiaSince you didn't say anything about 'at what time' I assume you never use it do you?
I didn't say anything because I remember my teacher said one day that we no longer say "at what time" because it's - according to her- was an old usage.But rather what time .
Just a few comments:
At what time/what time/ when do you usually finish work?(What is the difference between; 'when', 'at what time,' and 'what time'?)
Do you live far from your office? No, I live close to/near to it and I usually walk there/go there on foot. Both are correct to me.
"I am learning German only." I'd say: I am only learning German. (not I'm learning only German)
"When do you have your lessons?" I guess 'class' is commonly said... instead of lesson
"We have lessons on Monday, on Wednesday, and on Friday evening." (Are the last two 'on's optional?) ... they are not necessary.
"How long does your lesson last?'' I would rather say: How long does your lesson take?
It lasts for two hours/two hours." - It takes about two hours.
"What do you do at home? What are you doing at home?"(I think 'what are you doing' can't be used here.)" It depends.
What do you do at home? -> generally, habits: I often watch TV or do my homework. After that I usually take a shower. What are you doing at home? -> at the moment, in situations like: A: I didn't know that somebody's home. What are you doing here/at home? -> Both are correct! It depends on the context.
When I come (get) home I usually read magazines and do my homework. Sometimes I write letters to my friends. I receive/get many letters from them and always answer them." Here the question would be: What do you do when you get home? (PS: Sentences with the letters are grammatical, but it sounds odd because you kinda repeat yourself.
"Who translates articles from foreign magazines in your office? Emma does". 'from' works.
How well does he speak these languages?(English and French) OK. or 'How well does he know these languages?'
Who translates letters from German? I do. .... I would kinda make more sense if you say: Who translate letters from Germany. (The country and not the language) - I do.
My sister works very much/a lot. - 'very much' rather sounds unnatural to me. -> My sister works a lot.
Does he work very much? 'very much' also here sounds unnatural to me. - Does he work a lot?
We read very much, but we write very little in class. - We read a lot. We write very little in class, though.
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louiSTWho translates letters from German? I do. .... I would kinda make more sense if you say: Who translate letters from Germany. (The country and not the language) - I do.
But if we mean German as a language,we could add who translates from German to French ? for example .
Isn't it correct ?
By the way, I wanted to ask about the prepositions you use in this case. Do you always use from with into/to?
Eg., I translate from Spanish to/into English. Are both to and into acceptable?

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Yes,you can say both.
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