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Ok, I have decided to practice writing so I can improve my writing skills. So if there are mistakes please excuse my gibberish writing.


I have to say that I'm very regret for not putting much effort on learning when i was in school. I never really tried in school or I should say on anything that I did. But today I'm here to ask everyone of you to help me on my English. I have told myself that I will practice writing once a while, but so far I have not done nor try anything to improve my English. From now on I will try to sharpen my tools and start learning English from this forum. I do wish I could have someone to communicate or write to (AIM messages, MSN, ect.). So, if anyone are interested please let me know.

Ok, I guess I'm through with my rubbish paragraph. Please check it whenever you are available. Thank you. (and I do mean it about the communicate part)
 

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I have to say that I'm very regret for not putting much effort on learning when i was in school.

I would change this a bit:

I have to say that I deeply regret not putting much effort into learning when I was at school.

This is because 'regret' isn't an adjective. You could use 'regretful', but that doesn't sound as natural to me. Welcome to the forum. I will have a look at the rest of the paragraph in a minute when I have time. :)
 

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I never really tried in school or I should say on anything that I did.
Perhaps:
  • I never made much of an effort in school or, really, at anything I have done.

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alright thanks, hmm... I just noticed that i have two stars!!! how did that happen?
 

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Chizu said:
alright thanks, hmm... I just noticed that i have two stars!!! how did that happen?

It's based on the number of posts you makes. I'm not sure how it works it out,though. ;-)
 

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But today I'm here to ask everyone of you to help me on my English.
Say:
  • But today I'm here to ask everyone of you to help me with my English.
I have told myself that I will practice writing once a while, but so far I have not done nor try anything to improve my English.
Say:
  • I have told myself that I will practice writing once a while, but so far I have not done anything to improve my English.
From now on I will try to sharpen my tools and start learning English from this forum.
Say:
  • From now on I will try to sharpen my tools and start learning English on this forum.
Or:
  • From now on I will try to sharpen my tools and start learning English from the people on this forum.
I do wish I could have someone to communicate or write to (AIM messages, MSN, ect.). So, if anyone are interested please let me know.
Say:
  • I do wish I could have someone to communicate with or write to (AIM messages, MSN, ect.). So, if anyone is interested, please let me know.
The word anyone is considered singular.

:)
 

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You're quite welcome.
 
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