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Telma Regina escreveu:I suggest this correction for dlis11 text on the previous page.

Hi,
Firstly, congratulations.
I would like to thank you for this website.
It has helped me a lot since I've found it.
Today I woke up at 9:00 am and had breakfast with my wife and little daughter.
I'm on holidays in January and I like to play with her.
She's a very beautiful and smart three-year-old girl.
We're going to the mall and play in the children's play area.
In the evening, we're going to her grandmother's house.

I thank you for the opportunity.
I hope you help with the corrections.

Now, you can say it again.


Hi,
I would like to thank you, Telma,for your help.
I promise to continue to try and improve my english, and for that I need a lot of english experts.
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Hello my friends how’s it going?

Today is a very special day to me!
Why? Because this is my first time recording a audio here on English experts.
I would like to share with you a little bit about my day.

Today I woke up very, very early to work, because I did not win the mega sena! But I will not give up, maybe one day I will be rewarded. However for now I need to work day and night to pay my bills,
And keep studying hard in law school to be a good lawyer.
Now, I'm going to practice a little bit my Spanish with my friends on Skype.
by for now, I hope to talk with you again!

bye bye.
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This correction is for dlis 11 previous post:

dlis 11, your English is not bad. There are a few words in your text that you have to pay an extra attention.
The verb "to take" can be followed by many different prepositions and each one changes its meaning.

"Today I took my baby in doctor" - in this context the preposition is "to"
"Today I took my baby to the doctor".

"...for know as she is" - to know how she is.

"...everything ok" - everything is ok (the verb was missing)

"I took her for school" - I took her to school

"I had a lunch" - I had lunch.

"...drank a orange juice" - I drank an orange juice. The article 'an' is used before vowels (but, in some cases, the pronunciation changes this rule).

Keep studying dlis 11, you can only get better!
Telma Regina escreveu:This correction is for dlis 11 previous post:

dlis 11, your English is not bad. There are a few words in your text that you have to pay an extra attention.
The verb "to take" can be followed by many different prepositions and each one changes its meaning.

"Today I took my baby in doctor" - in this context the preposition is "to"
"Today I took my baby to the doctor".

"...for know as she is" - to know how she is.

"...everything ok" - everything is ok (the verb was missing)

"I took her for school" - I took her to school

"I had a lunch" - I had lunch.

"...drank a orange juice" - I drank an orange juice. The article 'an' is used before vowels (but, in some cases, the pronunciation changes this rule).

Keep studying dlis 11, you can only get better!



Thanks Telma for your help, it have been very important for me.
Hello people,

First I' would like to thanks all help that I getting in this website.
Today I'm tired, because yesterday I went a friend party that I didn't see a long time. We went, I and my family and we like and enjoy so much. Today I'm trying to study english hard to improve, my wife went to work and my baby stayed at school.
I am still holiday, then I stay at home studying a little more. I only back to my job on begin of february.
Thanks for help.
Avatar do usuário Frank Florida 210 5
Hey dlis, td bem? Good job, you have a pretty broad vocabulary and you're getting your point across perfectly. Anyone who speaks English would understand everything you're saying. But here are some suggestions for ya to polish it and make some minor improvements:
dlis11 escreveu:Hello people,

Not a very common expression in English... It's not wrong, but "Hey folks", "Hey guys", "Hey there", etc. are more common.
First I' would like to thanks all help that I getting in this website.

First I would like to say thanks for all the help that I've been getting on this website.

You can either say "I'd like to", or "I would like to"... You have to choose between the two, they don't mix. ;)

The word help is usually used with the definite article (the), and "thanks" goes with the preposition "for".

And when we talk about something that started in the past but is still going on today, we usually use the "Present Perfect Continuous"... for example, "I have been studying English for 22 years."
Today I'm tired, because yesterday I went a friend party that I didn't see a long time.

You need a preposition for the word (to) go, and "a festa de uma amigo" is a possessive: "I went to a friend's party"

Also, the way you worded this sentence, it sounds like you haven't seen the party in a long time... not the friend. :lol:

The relative pronoun usually refers to the previous element of a sentence. So instead, you could say:

Last night (or Yesterday), I went to a friend's party... I hadn't seen him in a long time.
Last night (or Yesterday), I went to the party of a friend that I hadn't seen in a long time.

Also note that I'm using the past perfect for the second part of this sentence... Because there are two events that both happened in the past (going to the party and seeing your friend), but one happened earlier than the other.
We went, I and my family and we like and enjoy so much.

It's probably better to pick just one subject for this sentence.
"I went with my family", or "My family and I went together", etc.

The words like and enjoy usually require an object. You know Borat? He`s one of Sasha Cohen's characters... And he always says "I like" without an object, and it actually sounds pretty funny to native speakers (Sasha is a comedian).

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So you'd probably rather say something like "I went with my family, and we enjoyed the party a lot."

Today I'm trying to study english hard to improve, my wife went to work and my baby stayed at school.

Today I'm studying hard to improve my English.

First of all, don't say try... That's not a grammar mistake, that's just a mistake in attitude. ;) I'm just teasing you, but Yoda was right:

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On a more serious note, English (as well as all countries, nationalities and languages), is spelled with a capital letter.

I am still holiday, then I stay at home studying a little more.Thanks for help.

I'm still on vacation, so I stay at home studying a little more.

Almost perfect this sentence, but holiday/vacation needs a preposition, and "então" translates as "so" in this case, because it implies a logical consequence.
I only back to my job on begin of february.
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Suggestion:

I only go back to work in early February.

Months are spelled with capital letters too, and "back" is not a verb... You need to combine it with (to) go, for example. The Portuguese verb "voltar" translates as "(to) go back", or "(to) return".

Alright, I've thrown a lot of tweaks at you, but don't worry about your mistakes. You got 80% right, and that's what really matters... you're almost there. You also didn't misspell even a single word, and honestly, that's AMAZING. Now we're just ironing out some details to make it perfect. Congratulations on your efforts!

Finally, I've thrown around a whole bunch of grammar in this post, but it's always good to know WHY something is wrong... that way you can avoid the mistake next time, and also apply the rule to a million other scenarios (extrapolate).

Hope that helps mate, and my best to you all...

~ Frank Florida ~
dlis11 escreveu:Hello people,

First I' would like to thanks all help that I getting in this website.
Today I'm tired, because yesterday I went a friend party that I didn't see a long time. We went, I and my family and we like and enjoy so much. Today I'm trying to study english hard to improve, my wife went to work and my baby stayed at school.
I am still holiday, then I stay at home studying a little more. I only back to my job on begin of february.
Thanks for help.


I really need to say thanks for the corrections. You are wonderful.
I'm sure that I'll use all the help and so I can to improve my English.
I have been reading in this website for almost two years but only now I started to participate.
Now I can see that I should have done this before.
Thanks for the help and Congratulation.
Hello everybody,
My name is João Paulo, 21, I'm a university student and I'm studying english about 3 months ago every day I get up at 5 o'clock so I go to bathroom to wash my face and brush my teeth, at 5:30am I go to bus station where I take the bus to my work, my work is in front of the university then after that i work i go to university, at 10:30pm i take other bus to my house. It's a very hard life, but "no pain no gain"

Bom tentei me apresentar um pouco, e estou iniciando meus estudos em ingles, então por favor se puderem me corrigir isso irá me ajudar muito, obrigado.

PS. o audio não está muito bom pq meu microfone é muito podre.
Today I woke up at 8 a.m.
I went to the bank with my wife to get money for pay our counts. Then I went to the center city to buy medicine a dvd and to get my guitar. For my surprise the store was closed. I returned at my house without my guitar.
Hello my friends, this my first text, I'm beginning my studyies in english, please help me with corrections and a correct form to write!!!!
God bless you guys!!!!
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Hey folks!

I'm here again, now to tell about my day. I woke up 9:00am and I started with a breakfast with my daughter, so we watched TV kids, we had lunch and after we go out to buy a big bottle of water. Around 5:00pm we went to seek my wife at work. Soon we going to dinner and sleep.
Here in São Paulo will be holiday tomorrow, the city's anniversary, 459 years.
Next week will be the last week of my vacations and I intend to rest a little more, but now let's go to enjoy the weekend.

Good bye