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    #1

    Look and write

    Hello, teachers

    Look and write:
    A picture of a mother.
    The question is:
    Is this your father?
    No, ....................

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    #2

    Re: Look and write

    I suppose you want us to fill in what you should write in the blank space.

    Sorry, but we don't do students' homework.

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    #3

    Re: Look and write

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I suppose you want us to fill in what you should write in the blank space.

    Sorry, but we don't do students' homework.
    No, sir.
    I wanted to see the opinions regardless of mine.

    Is this your father?

    No, he isn't. ___ No, she isn't.___ No, this isn't. ___ No, it isn't.

    I am confused.

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    #4

    Re: Look and write

    Which answer do you think is correct? When are you going to submit your homework?

    (Please don't refer to users here as "Sir". It is unnecessarily formal and it excludes all our female members.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: Look and write

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Which answer do you think is correct? When are you going to submit your homework?
    It's not homework, but I think about it.
    I think it has more than one correct answers.
    No, she isn't. (Because the picture is for a mother)
    No, it isn't. (Because we convert this to it, but in the same time; could we use "it" for a person?)
    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    (Please don't refer to users here as "Sir". It is unnecessarily formal and it excludes all our female members.)
    That's okay.

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    Re: Look and write

    (Please don't refer to users here as "Sir". It is unnecessarily formal and it excludes all our female members.)

    It not only excludes female members, but assumes that women are not sufficiently well-educated to gain qualified teacher status.

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    #7

    Re: Look and write

    Quote Originally Posted by 22222 View Post
    I think it has more than one correct answer.
    Do your mother and father look the same?

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    #8

    Re: Look and write

    In 22222's defence, s/he did start with 'Hello, teachers'.

    I would naturally answer, 'No, it isn't'.
    I am not a teacher

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    #9

    Re: Look and write

    Can the following answers be correct?
    No, he isn't. (if we focus on the word "father" in the question)
    No, she isn't. (if we focus on the picture of the "mother")

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    #10

    Re: Look and write

    Quote Originally Posted by 22222 View Post
    Can the following answers be correct?
    No, he isn't. (if we focus on the word "father" in the question)
    No, she isn't. (if we focus on the picture of the "mother")
    The question was Is this your father? The pronoun that matches "this" is it, so you answer "No, it's my mother."
    Last edited by GoesStation; 29-Aug-2016 at 02:00. Reason: I was definitely wrong about "indefinite".
    I am not a teacher.

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