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Reached the climax of the chapter now, so I won't be posting probably for a another long while since i'm going to learn the next section.

Chapter 7 Practice:
A. Look at the pictures below and answer the questions. ( I just wrote the answers, check if the sentence structure is correct )
1. メアリはほんをよんでいます。
2. メアリはおよいでいます。
3. メアリはしゃしんをとっています。
4. メアリはおんがくをきいています。
5. メアリはうたをうたっています。
6. メアリはたけしさん会ってにいきます。
7. メアリはたばこをすうをしています。
8. メアリはテニスをしています。
9. メアリはコーヒーをのんでいます。

A. This is Sue's family. Answer the following questions.
1. おねえさんはどこにすんでいますか。
Answer: お姉さんはロンドンにすんでいます。
2. おとうとさんはアメリカにすんでいますか。
Answer: おとうとさんはニューヨークにすんでいます。
3. おかあさんはなにをしていますか。
Answer: おかあさんはこうこうのせんせいです。
4. おねえさんはなにをしていますか。
Answer: おねえさんはぎんこうにつとめています。
5. おねえさんはけっこんしていますか。
Answer: おねえさんはけっこんしています。
6. おとうとさんはけっこんしていますか。
Answer: おとうとさんはけっこんしていません。
7. おとうさんはなんさいですか。
Answer: おとうさんは四十八歳です。
8. おとうとさんはなんさいですか。
Answer: おとうとさんは十八歳です。
9. おとうさんはにほんのかいしゃにつてめていますか。
Answer: おとうさんはアメリカンのかいしゃをつとめています。

A. Create questions using the adjectives given.
1. 東京はおおきくて、にぎやかな。
2. みちこさんはきれいで、やさしです。
2. たけしさんはせがたかくて、かっこいいです。
3. 町はしずかで、やさしです。
4. わたしのせんせいはおおきくて、こわいです。
5. クラスはながくて、おもしろくていません。
6. がっこうはにぎやかで、たのしいです。
7. わたしはちいさくて、かわいです。
8. わたしのにほんごのクラスはやさしくて、たのしいです。

Thanks, will fix whatever errors are found!
 

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6)
Check the position of a particle.

7)
すう is a verb, not a noun.


9)
There is a typo in the question, and the answer is wrong(hint; particle).


1)
That's not a complete sentence.

the first 2)(There are two 2s.)
There is a typo.

3)
There is a typo. (What do you mean by やさし here?)

4)
What do you mean by おおきくて here?

5)
Check the negative form of adjectives again.
I recommend using じゅぎょう instead of クラス. クラスはながい sounds like your classroom is long.

7)
かわいい is a word of praise, so it's usually not used for the speaker themselves.

8)
What do you mean by やさしくて here?
 

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6)
Check the position of a particle.
メアリはたけしさんに会っていきます。

7)
すう is a verb, not a noun.
Yeah my mistake.
メアリを煙草を吸っています。


9)
There is a typo in the question, and the answer is wrong(hint; particle).
おとうさんはアメリカでかいしゃをつとめています。


1)
That's not a complete sentence.
東京はおおきくて、にぎやかです。

the first 2)(There are two 2s.)
There is a typo.
みちこさんはきれいで、やさしいです。

町はしずかで、やさしです。
Correction: 町はしずかで、やさしいです。 - I just meant the people are also friendly.
Correction with better explanation - 町はしずかで、ひとはやさしいです。I used は twice, I think it's acceptable if it's being used to further continue a discussion(sub-root) on the same topic but I could be wrong.

4)
What do you mean by おおきくて here?
I guess that is not the best word to use maybe this is better.
わたしのせんせいはせがたかくて、こわいです。 - I just meant he is Tall and scary.

5)
Check the negative form of adjectives again.
I recommend using じゅぎょう instead of クラス. クラスはながい sounds like your classroom is long.
じゅぎょうはながくて、おもしろくありません。

7)
かわいい is a word of praise, so it's usually not used for the speaker themselves.
メアリはちいさくて、かわいいです。 - I will keep that note in mind.

8)
What do you mean by やさしくて here?
Lol I was trying to say like "Easy-going" but then I realized I don't have the vocabulary for it.

Thanks for all the help, always appreciate it.
 

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6)
There still i a typo. (That sentence is correct, but I believe that's not what you wanted to say.)
7)
There is a typo.


9)
A particle is still wrong.
The meaning is changed from your initial answer.


3)
Your new answer works fine. は performs as the contrastive marker.

7)
That's correct, but note that ちいさい can be used also for age.

8)
Your choice やさしい is correct, but it can mean "kind", similar to ちいさい. I pointed out the ambiguity of the word.
 

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6)
There still i a typo. (That sentence is correct, but I believe that's not what you wanted to say.)
What I wanted to say was: "Mary will meet Takeshi".
So: メアリはたけしさんで会ってにいきます。

7)
There is a typo.
Correction: メアリはたばこをすっています。


9)
A particle is still wrong.
The meaning is changed from your initial answer.
おとうさんはアメリカンのかいしゃにつとめています。

3)7)8): Understood
 

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6)
That's really what you wanted to say? Mary doesn't meet Takeshi yet? Isn't the chapter a practice for the present progressive?


9)
There still is a typo (or your misunderstanding).


8)
It's better to use かんたん for "easy".
 

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6)
That's really what you wanted to say? Mary doesn't meet Takeshi yet? Isn't the chapter a practice for the present progressive?


9)
There still is a typo (or your misunderstanding).


8)
It's better to use かんたん for "easy".
6) Yeah the chapter I was doing was about progressive present but I already made this thread Corrections[P9]
and that was solely for います so I used this chance to also work on my sentence structure.

9) Hmm I think the correct way is: わたしのちちはアメリカンのかいしゃにつとめています。 Meaning my father works for a american company.

8) I will use かんたん for easy now rather than やさしい when speaking on behalf of certain situations.

Thanks x100 for all the help, you're awesome.
 

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6)
... And you want to be checked without noticing it... You should give us the original English sentence, otherwise it's impossible to judge if your translation is correct or not. Your sentence is still wrong anyway.


9)
My father works for an American company.
A typo is here (not in English, of course).
 

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6)
... And you want to be checked without noticing it... You should give us the original English sentence, otherwise it's impossible to judge if your translation is correct or not. Your sentence is still wrong anyway.


9)
My father works for an American company.
A typo is here (not in English, of course).
9) ちちはアメリカの会社でためにつとめています。 I added ため(に) supposedly meaning "for".

6) My apology, I will go back to including the English meaning... not sure what I was thinking people would be able to understand without it.
 

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6)
So, what is the original English sentence and your Japanese translation?


9)
ために hardly can be used there.
 

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6)
So, what is the original English sentence and your Japanese translation?


9)
ために hardly can be used there.
6) Mary met with Takeshi.
メアリはたけしと会っていました。

9) hmm last night I took a look at the book and the example they used was similar but without the ため.
 

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Ⅰ 6)
That's not wrong, but do you understand 会っていました is past progressive?

Ⅱ 9)
What is the exact example you saw?
 

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Ⅰ 6)
That's not wrong, but do you understand 会っていました is past progressive?

Ⅱ 9)
What is the exact example you saw?
6) Yeah they met up in the past and are now together, not they just met up now.
9) わたしのあねはにほんのかいしゃにつとめています。 same thing when I play the audio long with it.
 

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Ⅰ 6)
Then, your translation is wrong. It should be 会いました.

Ⅱ 9)
The problem is on でために and ためにつとめています. You can say ちちは、こどものためにかいしゃにつとめています. Can you see what ために indicates?
 

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Ⅰ 6)
Then, your translation is wrong. It should be 会いました.

Ⅱ 9)
The problem is on でために and ためにつとめています. You can say ちちは、こどものためにかいしゃにつとめています. Can you see what ために indicates?
6) Thanks, I'm going to re-check the explanations in lesson 7 before moving to 8. I need to fully grasp the ています and
Past,Present etc.

9) Well I never used ために before, but after a quick search for how to say "for" it's one of the things that showed up. When the book teaches it I will truly know how to use it.
 
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