How is my grammar and spelling?

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by Axcess, Feb 13, 2008.

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How bad is my English ?

Poll closed May 23, 2008.
  1. Horrible

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  2. fair

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  3. good

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  4. Excellent

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  1. Axcess

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    Some members on the site seems to be policemen on grammar and spelling of English language . My question is : How is my grammar and spelling ? My posts are understandable ? Keep in mind that English isn't my first language . So don't be cruel to me .:smile::smile::smile::wink:
     
  2. ManlyBanisters

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    Fine David - absolutely fine :tongue:
     
  3. Axcess

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    Is okay I don't mind corrections.:smile::smile::smile:
     
  4. ManlyBanisters

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    Actually, all joking aside, you do very well for someone communicating in a second language. You make a few basic errors from time to time, but I don't find you at all hard to understand and you do an awful lot better than some native English speakers I've seen here and online generally.
     
  5. Axcess

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    Thanks . I wrote this thread based on the smelling thread .
     
  6. SteveHd

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    Your posts are quite understandable. It isn't really apparent that English is a second language to you. Don't worry about it.
     
  7. Axcess

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    Thanks man . After reading the smelling thread , I wonder if my posts were really understandable.
     
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    Your spelling and grammar are both excellent David go to the top of the class and don't come down 'til tomorrow:tongue::biggrin1:
     
  9. Pitbull

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    English isn't my native language.
    I'm an American.
     
  10. Axcess

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    Thanks man .:biggrin1::biggrin1::biggrin1::biggrin1:
     
  11. Axcess

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    From where ? Central or South America?
     
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    I know my grammar & spelling of words is bad many times...esp when I don't take my time.
    Not tryin to make excuses...but didn't get to go to far in school..but the dictionary is my friend (smile).
     
  13. Axcess

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    Anyone here is free to vote as they please. To the members that vote horrible please write a brief explanation. I don't mind negative opinions . I want to read from all sides.:smile::smile::smile:
     
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    uh-oh

    Here we go again on "Americans":rolleyes:
     
  15. D_Gunther Snotpole

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    You're still putting a space between the last word of a sentence and the punctuation mark which ends it.
    Also, some of your prepositions are incorrect (not in the above passage, but in others), but they almost never impair the comprehensibility of a text. (They are also one of the last things that a student masters in a language acquired in adulthood.)
    You make only tiny errors, HD.
    I find you perfectly easy to understand.
    If I may ask, what is your native language?
     
  16. Axcess

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    I already wrote my opinion on the american matter in that thread.
     
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    Your spelling and grammar is a lot better than mine and im native. I say fuck'em.
     
  18. Axcess

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    Spanish.
     
  19. Axcess

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    Thanks. Someone vote horrible but this person don't explained to me why.
     
  20. Alex Chambers

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    In my experience, people who acquire English as a second language generally learn how to write and speak it better (through formal classroom instruction) than those who are native speakers (who have picked up the language from lazy and complacent speakers of the language). As I read this post, and as I recall from reading some of your others, the fact that you are not a native speaker of English didn't really occur to me. I think you communicate very well.

    Hasta luego.
     
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