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    translation help

    how do i say "i am doing an english essay and i need your help" i have to say this to two ppl.

    ya delayu *essay* v angleeskuyu y * i need your help*

    plz correct me if my russian is wrong too ! Thanks a lot.

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    Re: translation help

    Quote Originally Posted by ankitj2
    how do i say "i am doing an english essay and i need your help" i have to say this to two ppl.

    ya delayu *essay* v angleeskuyu y * i need your help*

    plz correct me if my russian is wrong too ! Thanks a lot.
    я пишу эссе = I'm doing an essay
    я пишу эссе на английском = I'm doing an English essay
    мне нужна твоя/ваша помощь = I need your (familiar/polite-or-plural) help

    P.S. counter question is "an English essay" the same as "essay on English"?
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    Re: translation help

    Quote Originally Posted by MasterAdmin
    P.S. counter question is "an English essay" the same as "essay on English"?
    No.
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    Re: translation help

    Quote Originally Posted by MasterAdmin
    P.S. counter question is "an English essay" the same as "essay on English"?
    If I heard "an English essay" I would take it to mean that it was an essay either for English class, or possibly an essay written by an English person. Whereas I think "an essay on English" implies that the essay is about some kind of English linguistics.

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    Lindzi is right. "An essay on English" means that the essay is about english.
    blame Canada

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    Re: translation help

    Quote Originally Posted by Линдзи
    If I heard "an English essay" I would take it to mean that it was an essay either for English class, or possibly an essay written by an English person. Whereas I think "an essay on English" implies that the essay is about some kind of English linguistics.
    As I translated it, "an English essay" means "an essay written in English"? I was not sure that was correct. That's just my best guess.

    я пишу эссе на английском = I'm doing an English essay

    What makes "an essay for English class" different from mini-essay on "English linguistics" or even literature? Don't they study literature and the basics of English linguistics in the English class?
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    Я пишу сочинение на английском и мне нужна (необходима) твоя (ваша) помощь.

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