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by kamel
Tue Jun 15, 2010 5:21 pm
Forum: Grammar and Usage
Topic: have to
Replies: 6
Views: 8852

Re: have to

1-It was not necessary to walk. (use: We)
the meaning here is that we walked in reality ,but after walking we recognized that what we did was not necessary;I think we are dealing with absence of necessity I propose the following: we needn't have walked
I hope I 'll receive a comment.
by kamel
Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: Grammar and Usage
Topic: word order
Replies: 5
Views: 7445

Re: word order

Hi
According to me both sentences are appropriate. But when you begin with the when clause I think you are more emphatic about the the time of the action rather than the action itself.
by kamel
Sun Jun 13, 2010 10:52 pm
Forum: Grammar and Usage
Topic: Using "have wanted" and "ago"... is it bad?
Replies: 3
Views: 5082

Re: Using "have wanted" and "ago"... is it bad?

"I have wanted to go to Tokyo since10 years ago" *since is always used with a point in time here we can substitute it with for *ago generally mentions a point of time totally fulfilled( I visited Tokyo10 years ago) *the use of the present perfect here with since and for generally refers us to the be...
by kamel
Sun Jun 13, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: Grammar and Usage
Topic: The Positions of GERUND
Replies: 8
Views: 38334

Re: The Positions of GERUND

Don't forget the use of the ing form standing for a relative clause
eg: the man sitting there is my fiend.
it can be expressed
the man who sits there is my friend
by kamel
Sun Jun 13, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: English for foreign students
Replies: 2
Views: 4651

Re: English for foreign students

hello;
According to me there's no straight order but it mainly depends on the context.However, starting with speaking motivates the pupils to read and write.Make it interactive and don't let your pupils feel that you are doing separate activities .