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    Pronunciation

    If you know any websites, computer programs or anything that can help me with my pronunciation, that would be great!! I was born with impaired hearing and I cannot afford to go to speech therapist at a steep rate of 100$/hr. It is affecting my life!! So I really need to overcome this!!! For eg...
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    A change of

    Are these correct? If not, why? 1. There is a change of plans. (If this correct, why?) 2. There are a change of plans. (If this is incorrect, why? #3 is correct?) 3. There are a few apples. Thanks.
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    Would / Will

    What do these mean? 1. In 3 days, it would be Friday. (I feel like this is used most, why?) 2. In 3 days, it will be Friday. 3. What day would it be in 3 days? (I feel like this is used most, why?) 4. What day will it be in 3 days? Thanks.
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    Questions with Conditionals

    Are these correct? If not, why? What do they mean? 1. If you wanted to get him out, why didn't you just tell us there was a problem? (Is this a conditional sentence? Or am I just referring back to the past?) 2. If you wanted to get him out, why hadn't you just tell us there was a problem...
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    Would

    Scenario: I think I know some people that are selling their bikes. Let me ask around for you. I reply back with: What do these mean? Which one should I use? 1. You do? I think I know them too. I don't think they would want to sell their bikes. 2. You do? I think I know them too. I don't...
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    Past Perfect

    1. Don't worry about me, I had never chosed a wrong person before and I still haven't. (If this is incorrect, why?) Thanks.
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    As If

    What do these mean? 1. I'm studying as if my test is on thursday. 2. I'm studying as if my test was on thursday. 3. He is running as if he is getting chased. 4. He is running as if he was getting chased. 5. He is running like he is getting chased. 6. He is running like he was getting...
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    One of thousands

    1. Wayne is one of thousands of commuters from the suburbs who take transit to work. (Why is 'take' not 'takes' ? Is 'who' referring to 'commuters' ? 'Who' refers to the closest noun right?) Thanks
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    What would

    Are these correct? If not, why? 1. What would we do if he did that? (Correct/) 2. What would we do if he does that? (Incorrect?) 3. What will we do if he did that? (Incorrect?) 4. What will we do if he does that? (Correct?) Are these correct? What do they mean? 5. What would we do if he...
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    Subject and Verb

    http://www.motorcyclecruiser.com/streetsurvival/howtobuyhelmet/ This is the one taken from the article above: 1. The soft-foam comfort liner and the way it holds your head and ears is vital. (Is #1 wrong? Or is it okay? If so, why isn't it 'are'? What does it mean when it is 'is' ? How do you...
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    Much Clothes / Many Clothes

    Are these correct If not, why? 1. I bough so much clothes. (Is this correct? I hear this quite a lot.) 2. I bough so many clothes. (I don't hear this a lot? Thanks.
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    Age / Ages

    1. A camp for boys ages 9-14 which focuses on adventures canoeing. (Is this correct? How come 'ages' is not 'age'? What is the subject for 'age' ?) Thanks.
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    There is / There are

    Are these correct? What do they mean? 1. That is Tina and Judy. 2. Those are Tina and Judy. (This one sounds odd but the subject verb agreement is right?) 3. There is Tina and Judy. 4. There are Tina and Judy. (Same with this one, it sounds odd? But it is grammatical?) Thanks.
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    5/16 inch long

    1. The body, excluding legs, is 5/16 to 5/8 inch long. (What does '5/16' mean? Does it mean 5 divided by 16?)
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    One in ten

    Are these correct? If not, why? What is the subject and what's the verb here? 1. One in ten say they will buy it. 2. One in ten says they will buy it. (Is 'says' is incorrect here, why? Isn't 'one' the subject here?) 3. One of out three houses has it. 4. One of out three houses have it...
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