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  1. hirashin replied to the thread Please check my sentences (Lesson 1 Part 1-2).

    Thanks, Lothor. What do you think of this passage? It's from our textbook. Is it written in natural English? In October 2009, an...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 21:48
  2. undrentide liked BakabonPapa's post in the thread 1957 Photographs, Japanese street scenes.

    Google マップ It must be here.

    Apr 20, 2018 at 21:06
  3. hirashin replied to the thread sport or sports ?.

    Thank you for the help, ゴドフィスト. I appreciate it.

    Apr 20, 2018 at 17:32
  4. hirashin posted a new thread.

    Please check my sentences (Lesson 1 Part 1-2)

    Dear native English speakers, would you check my sentences? ①My father has a good view of the United States. ②He sees it as a highly...

    Forum: 英語勉強フォーラム - Learning English

    Apr 20, 2018 at 11:30
  5. Toritoribe replied to the thread Need a word or phrase translated?.

    大河内山荘 Ōkōchi Sansō Ōkōchi Mountain Villa Ōkōchi Sansō - Wikipedia

    Apr 20, 2018 at 11:25
  6. Toritoribe replied to the thread このかばんはだれですか.

    Exactly. As I wrote previously, unlike 読む, 読書(を)する doesn't require the direct object, so there is no problem with 彼は図書館で読書(を)しています....

    Apr 20, 2018 at 11:00
  7. Toritoribe replied to the thread このかばんはだれですか.

    Object (grammar) - Wikipedia I'm talking about "direct object" for transitive verbs. 図書館 is not the one. Think about "He read a book in...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 10:21
  8. Toritoribe replied to the thread このかばんはだれですか.

    Yes, the conjugation form is correct, but 読んでいる is not the polite form, and 読む usually always needs an object, as I pointed out. 読む/読みます...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 09:03
  9. Toritoribe replied to the thread このかばんはだれですか.

    Not really. Those are two different verbs in similar meanings. You need to conjugate 読む (and also 読書する) for the present progressive...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 08:46
  10. Toritoribe replied to the thread このかばんはだれですか.

    Notice that the tense of "is reading" is present progressive. 読む usually always needs an object, unlike a similar meaning verb 読書する. で...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 08:28
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