Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Bassim is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Bosnian
      • Home Country:
      • Bosnia Herzegovina
      • Current Location:
      • Sweden
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    6,948

    A journalist asked Bea, the wife of a famous writer

    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

    A journalist asked Bea, the wife a of a famous writer, what her husband was like. She told her that for the most he was kindhearted and caring, but sometimes he suffered bouts of depression. When those happened, it was advisable not talk to him at all and keep him at distance, otherwise, you would risk having a violent argument.

  2. #2
    Charlie Bernstein's Avatar
    Charlie Bernstein is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Other
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    9,835

    Re: A journalist asked Bea, the wife of a famous writer

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

    A journalist asked Bea, the wife a of a famous writer, what her husband was like. She told her that for the most part he was kindhearted and caring, but sometimes he suffered bouts of depression. When those happened, it was advisable not talk to him at all and keep him at distance. Otherwise, you would risk having a violent argument.
    Not bad!
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

  3. #3
    Roman55's Avatar
    Roman55 is offline Key Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • Italy
      • Current Location:
      • France
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    2,631

    Re: A journalist asked Bea, the wife of a famous writer

    I would say, keep him at a distance. I notice nobody has mentioned this, so perhaps I am in the minority.
    I am not a teacher

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •