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There is wind where the rose was,
Cold rain where sweet grass was,
And clouds like sheep
Stream o'er the steep
Grey skies where the lark was.

Nought warm where your hand was,
Nought gold where your hair was,
But phantom, forlorn,
Beneath the thorn,
Your ghost where your face was.

Cold wind where your voice was,
Tears, tears where my heart was,
And ever with me,
Child, ever with me,
Silence where hope was.

November by Walter de la Mare
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LynneLynne Your TeacherHomePosts: 9,593 mod
edited September 2014 in A Question of English
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  • sumantsumant Posts: 17
    Its Urgent I need to write about my company strength like my company has wining strategy....what should i add more plzz suggest
    and one more question
    What one thing would you recommend to senior management to improve the company?
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,593 mod
    @sumant‌ - Is this something for an assignment, or for a company you work for?
  • sumantsumant Posts: 17
    @Lynne Yes this is for the company i work for
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 ✭✭
    i want watch film to improve my listening skill. What english film can i use?. Should i watch film with engsub? @Lynne
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,593 mod
    @sumant - It would be difficult for me to help you with this, as I've no idea what company you work for. You could start by carrying out a SWOT analysis.

    http://articles.bplans.com/how-to-perform-swot-analysis/
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 ✭✭
    @Lynne- thanks you very much :)
  • ASADASAD Posts: 1
    hi
    how are you everybody
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,074 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 2015
    My question is....why does moon revolve around earth?:)

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    https://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=18501
    Post edited by Lynne on
  • zakaria_dandouni1zakaria_dandouni1 Posts: 531 ✭✭✭✭
    @tamhuynh in my case what really halped me is watching animes with subtitles, I was like reading and watching the scene so that I could understand at first, but now I got used to it, watch whatever you like with subtiltles but be patient.
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,074 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @zakaria_dandouni1 isnt it difficult to watch movie n read sub at the same time.
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,074 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Sometimes the speed of subtitle is fast so it isn't syc well with the scene. But it also helps in memorizing words n even sentences.
  • zakaria_dandouni1zakaria_dandouni1 Posts: 531 ✭✭✭✭
    yes @bubbli ,I agree with you not just sometimes it's almost always, you can pause it for a moment, read and play .
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,074 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    I dont watch movies with subtitles as it irritates me. I try to focus on my listening skills and I am happy that I am improving it!
  • seanyluvzseanyluvz Posts: 36 ✭✭
    Could you please place the comment box at the top? It's so weird to go all the way down and scribble something ;)
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,405 mod
    But you need to read the last comment first before responding, @seanyluvz .
    If the comment box is at the top you have to scroll up again to write your answer. :)
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0
    which is the difference betwwen amercian english and british english ?
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,593 mod
    zizp said:

    What are the differences between Amercan English and British English?

    There are lots of differences.

    http://www.learnenglish.de/mistakes/usvsbrenglish.html
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0
    "The" or not????
    Hi,
    I bet with my friend about which sentence is right:

    1) The machine is broken by "the" faults of our staff
    2) The machine is broken by faults of our staff

    Plz show me if you know. thank you!
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,074 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    American English is adapted from British English what I think. I am a true believer of British English as it has its own glorious history.
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,593 mod
    Neither is correct.

    The machine is broken. It was the staff's fault.
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,405 mod
    Our problem when we are reading an English text and we try to pronounce words in a correct way (stress and pronunciation) we will find frequently different information in different dictionaries.
    It makes us crazy!
    What will be your advice, @Lynne, before we give up on it?


  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,593 mod
    @april - Always go with your feelings, and only worry if people can't understand you, or misunderstand you.
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,405 mod
    Yes, @Lynne, but then we'll have different opinions too and indeed we always finish our discussion about it with: "All of those pronunciations are correct!"


  • HermineHermine Moderator Posts: 6,689 mod
    @Tai Nguyen, I guess it is: The mashine is broken by the faults of our staff.
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,405 mod
    edited May 2015
    Lynne has answered the question, Hermine.

    The machine is broken. It was the stuff's fault.
  • A.alaaA.alaa Posts: 1
    Do you have a good friends?
  • aprilapril Moderator Posts: 10,405 mod
    A good friend or good friends, @A.alaa?
  • DoraDora Posts: 3,281 ✭✭✭✭
    @Rebintex.
    The biggest bird in the world, ostrich can kill a person with one kick.
    The biggest bird in the world is an ostrich. It can kill a person with one kick.

    One Kick? :smiley:
  • BobmendezBobmendez Posts: 392 ✭✭✭
    Why did they use 'the' before 'sense' and 'hostility', but not before 'convenience'? :/

    'The sense that some people are using them for convenience is stoking the hostility.'
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