Would you check my sentences?

Discussion in '英語勉強フォーラム - Learning English' started by hirashin, May 29, 2018.

  1. hirashin

    hirashin Sempai
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    Dear native English speakers,
    Would you check my sentences?

    3 次の文を和訳しなさい。(Translate into Japanese)
    ①She does not speak our language and yet she seems to understand what we say.

    ②My parents criticized me for spending too much time on video games.

    ③Most of the students speak little English. (most of~=~のほとんど)

    ④By the time I arrived at the station, my train had already left.

    4 次の文を[ ]の条件で英訳しなさい。(Translate into English on the condition given.)
    ①その発明家(inventor)は、ほとんど正式な教育を受けていない。[現在完了形, littleを用いて7語]
    The inventor has had little formal education.

    ②彼は日本語をほとんど話さないが、私の言うことは理解している。(3の①と③参照)
    [little, and yet, what, understand, say を用いて10 または11語で]
    He speaks little Japanese and yet (he) understands what I say.

    ③私達がホテルに着く前に、彼らはタクシーで行ってしまっていました。[byを2回とtime を使って]
    By the time we got to the hotel, they had left/gone by taxi.
    By the time we arrived at the hotel, they had left/gone by taxi.

    ④彼は10歳になるまでに、英語と日本語が流暢に話せました。[by, able, fluentlyを用いて]
    By the time he was ten years old, he was able to speak English and Japanese fluently.
    He was able to speak English and Japanese fluently by the time he was ten years old .

    Thanks in advance.
    Hirashin
     
  2. mdchachi

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    They all look ok to me.
     
  3. hirashin

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    Thank you for the help, mdchachi.
    As to 4②, would American people use this type of "yet" commonly?
     
  4. mdchachi

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    It sounds ok. I'm not sure if it would be common. Probably more common is "He speaks little Japanese but he understands what I say."
     
  5. hirashin

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    Thanks, mdchachi. I used "yet" because I wanted the students to know this meaning of "yet".
     

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