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    Kelly was sitting in the couch of the teacher's room, using her laptop.

    Hello.


    Are the following sentences grammatically correct?


    "Kelly was sitting in the couch of the teacher's room, using her laptop. She was browsing the internet, still annoyed by what she had seen. After a few minutes she found the video that changed your mood."


    I tried to write in past tense.


    Thanks.

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    Re: Kelly was sitting in the couch of the teacher's room, using her laptop.

    Don't ask me why, but we say 'sitting on the couch' and 'sitting in the armchair'.

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    Re: Kelly was sitting in the couch of the teacher's room, using her laptop.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nikitus View Post
    Hello.


    Are the following sentences grammatically correct?


    "Kelly was sitting in on the couch of in the teacher's room, using her laptop. She was browsing the internet, still annoyed by what she had seen. After a few minutes, she found the video that changed your mood."
    The highlighted part doesn't make sense. Can you say it in a different way?
    Also, are you referring to a specific (one) teacher's room?

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    Re: Kelly was sitting in the couch of the teacher's room, using her laptop.

    Dear teechar: One again, thanks for your help.

    After a few minutes, she found the video that changed her mood."

    I tried to write the following:


    She was browsing the internet, still annoyed because someone upload a video of her past, where she made a bad joke against a quiet and innocent boy whom was her classmate.

    The teacher's room is the room where teachers can prepare and relax before their class.

    Thanks!

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    Re: Kelly was sitting in the couch of the teacher's room, using her laptop.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nikitus View Post
    video that changed her mood.
    Okay, that makes sense, but was she looking for that specific video; and did it change her mood for the better?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nikitus View Post
    the room where teachers can prepare and relax before their class.
    Use "teachers' room."

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    #6

    Re: Kelly was sitting in the couch of the teacher's room, using her laptop.

    It changed he mood for the worse, because some joker uploaded an old video from 20 years ago, were she was a kind of mean girl against a quiet and innocent classmate of her. She was looking for that specific video that she heard the joker uploaded recently.

    Thanks.

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    #7

    Re: Kelly was sitting in the couch of the teacher's room, using her laptop.

    I'm still confused. In that case, what does "still annoyed by what she had seen" in your original sentence refer to?
    Please list the events in point form.

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    #8

    Re: Kelly was sitting in the couch of the teacher's room, using her laptop.

    It's a little incomplete for me.

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