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    Re: Writing diary (English learning)

    I feel a little bit tired today and to be honest, I don't have much motivation to write in English but I have made promise to myself that I will be writing in English day after day to became more fluent. Couple minutes ago I have watched a trailer to film called "Nobody". At the beginning of this trailer there was an information that "Nobody" was directed by the same director who also created "John Wick". "John Wick" is one of the bestr revenge-films which I have seen, so I can't wait to see "Nobody".

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    Re: Writing diary (English learning)

    Quote Originally Posted by mdzugaj View Post
    I feel a little bit tired today and, to be honest, I don't have much motivation to write in English but I have made a promise to myself that I will be writing write something in English day after every day in order to become more fluent.

    A couple of minutes ago, I have watched a trailer to for a film called "Nobody". At the beginning of this trailer, there was an information I noticed that "Nobody" was directed by the same director who also created as "John Wick". "John Wick" is one of the bestr best films about revenge -films which [that] I have seen, so I can't wait to see "Nobody".
    See my corrections above.
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    Re: Writing diary (English learning)

    I have been learning English since early morning and I'm exhausted now. A week before I was running every other day but from Thursday I run three tunes a week because if I run more than that I don't have enough energy to intellectual activities such as learning English. The longest distance I have run in my life is twenty-one kilometres.

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    Re: Writing diary (English learning)

    Quote Originally Posted by mdzugaj View Post
    I have been learning studying English since early morning and I'm exhausted now. A week before ago, I was running every other day but from Thursday I will run three tunes times a week. because If I run more than that, I don't won't have enough energy to for intellectual activities such as learning English. The longest distance I have run in my life is twenty-one kilometres.
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    Re: Writing diary (English learning)

    Quote Originally Posted by mdzugaj View Post
    I have been learning studying English since early morning and I'm exhausted now. A week before ago,I was running every other day. But from (since) Thursday, I run have been running three times a week because, if I run more than that, I don't have enough energy to for intellectual activities such as learning English. The longest distance I have run in my life is twenty-one kilometres.
    See my corrections above. Do not cram too many things in a sentence. It better to start a new sentence.

    *cross-posted with emsr2d2's post. I thought Thursday was in the past.
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    Re: Writing diary (English learning)

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    See my corrections above. Do not cram too many things in a sentence. It better to start a new sentence.

    *cross-posted with emsr2d2's post. I thought Thursday was in the past.
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    You're right, Thursday was in the past. Thank you.

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    Re: Writing diary (English learning)

    Quote Originally Posted by mdzugaj View Post
    tedmc,

    You're right, Thursday was in the past. Thank you.
    If you're talking about the Thursday that was ten days ago, use "... but since last Thursday, I have been running three times a week". However, if you're referring to the last Thursday that happened (Thurs 15 April), which was only two days before you wrote your post, it's too early to say that. If you ran on Thursday, you're next due to run on Sunday (today) so writing a post on Saturday (yesterday) doesn't really warrant the use of the present perfect continuous. I don't really think you need to mention days at all. I'd say something like "... but I recently decided that I will run only three times a week".
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    Re: Writing diary (English learning)

    No, I'm not talking about Thursady that was ten days ago, but the last Thursday.

    "but I recently decided that I will run only three times a week" - sounds perfect. Thank you.

    Last evening I watched film "Joyride" for the first time of my life. Some people say that "Joyride" is a modern mix of "The Hitcher" from 1986 and "Duel" from 1971. I don't agree with that, although you can see a truck in "Joyride" which can remind a truck from "Duel" but a track and a psychopath sitting behind the wheel is not enough to compare these film with each other. If you asked me about "The Hitcher", I will have to admit that I was totally admiring this film when I was a teenager. The hero called John Ryder who was played by Rutger Hauer is one of the best psychopath's character in the history of the cinema. "Duel" is also good, but doesn't have the atmosphere which "The Hitcher" has. The most interesting thing in this film is that John Ryger has been trying through the whole film that his victim became more stronger and resistant. Behind all these murders and chases we have an attempt to transform a weak person into a strong one, which has been achived at the end of the film by the way. "Joyride" was enjoyable but doesn't have any deep psychological background, which is not an accusation because some film has just been made to be enjoyable and nothing more.
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    Re: Writing diary (English learning)

    Quote Originally Posted by mdzugaj View Post
    No, I'm not talking about the Thursday that was ten days ago, but the last Thursday.

    "but I recently decided that I will run only three times a week" - sounds perfect. Thank you.

    Last Yesterday evening, I watched the film "Joyride" for the first time of in my life. Note that you don't need "in my life" at all. Just say you watched it for the first time.

    Some people say that "Joyride" is a modern mix of "The Hitcher" from 1986 and "Duel" from 1971.

    I don't agree with that. although Even though you can see there is a truck in "Joyride" which that can might remind people/viewers of a the truck from "Duel", but a truck and with a psychopath sitting behind the wheel is not enough to compare these films with each other.

    If you asked me about "The Hitcher", I will would have to admit that I was totally admiring liked/loved/adored this film when I was a teenager.

    The hero, called John Ryder, who was played by Rutger Hauer is one of the best psychopath's character psychopaths in the history of the cinema.

    "Duel" is also good, but it doesn't have the atmosphere which [that] "The Hitcher" has.

    The most interesting thing in about this film "The Hitcher" is that John Ryder has been trying tries throughout the whole film that to make his victim became more stronger and resistant. I don't think "resistant" is the right word here. Can you explain it in a different way?

    Behind all these murders and chases we have is an attempt to transform a weak person into a strong one, which has been is achieved at by the end of the film. by the way.

    "Joyride" was enjoyable but doesn't have any a deep psychological background plot/storyline.

    which This is not an accusation a criticism because - some films has are just been made to be enjoyable and nothing more.
    See my corrections (in red) and comments (in blue) above.

    This thread is becoming unmanageably long. Please start a new thread for each new "diary entry". Use the opening five or six words of the entry as your title each time.
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