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    Grammar and Vocabulary Corrections.

    I have tried to formulate some basic sentences. Please correct them. What verbs should I use, prepositions, . etc. Thanks!!

    Я хожу в театр раз в месяц.
    I go to theatre once a month.

    Ты часто ходишь в кино?
    Do you often go to the movies?

    Жизнь – коротка.
    Life is short.

    Мы гуляли через Хайд Парк.
    We walked through Hyde Park.

    Когда ты ложишься?
    When do you (use to) og to bed?

    Мой друг любит учить в школе.
    My friend loves to go to school.

    Мы жили в Савойе (?).
    We lived at Savoy.

    Северное Море – важно для нас.
    The North Sea is important for us.

    Она ходит на работу четыре раза в неделю.
    She goes to work four times a week.

    Теперь мы идём в кино.
    Now we are going to the movies.
    Please correct my Russian or English. Спасибо большое!

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    Re: Grammar and Vocabulary Corrections.

    Quote Originally Posted by jz12
    I have tried to formulate some basic sentences. Please correct them. What verbs should I use, prepositions, . etc. Thanks!!

    Мой друг любит учить в школе.
    My friend loves to go to school.
    I think this may be wrong

    Мы жили в Савое (?).
    We stayed at [color=red]The Savoy (it's a hotel I believe).
    Северное Море важно для нас. (No hyphen, I think)
    The North Sea is important for us.
    Сейчас мы идём в кино.
    Now we are going to the movies.
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    Re: Grammar and Vocabulary Corrections.

    Quote Originally Posted by TATY
    Quote Originally Posted by jz12
    I have tried to formulate some basic sentences. Please correct them. What verbs should I use, prepositions, . etc. Thanks!!

    Мой друг любит учить в школе.
    My friend loves to go to school.
    Мы жили в Савое (?).
    We stayed at [color=red]The Savoy (it's a hotel I believe).
    Thanks. I wasn't sure since it would behave as a loan word, i thought it might be в Савое. I'm sorry my lack of English knowledge
    Please correct my Russian or English. Спасибо большое!

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    Re: Grammar and Vocabulary Corrections.

    Quote Originally Posted by jz12
    Теперь мы идём в кино.
    Now we are going to the movies.
    correct me if i'm wrong, but..."Теперь мы идём в кино" is more like "Now we go to the movies(we used to not go)" rather than "right now we're going to the movies".
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    Re: Grammar and Vocabulary Corrections.

    Quote Originally Posted by jz12
    Я хожу в театр раз в месяц. "Раз в месяц я иду в театр." sounds good too.
    I go to theatre once a month.

    Жизнь_ коротка.(without "–")
    Life is short.

    Мы гуляли по Хайд-Парку.
    We walked through Hyde Park.

    Когда ты ложишься? Better: "Когда ты ложишься спать?"
    When do you (use to) og to bed?

    Мой друг любит учиться в школе. Better: "Моему другу нравится учиться в школе." OR "Мой друг любит ходить в школу."
    My friend loves to go to school.

    Мы жили в Савойе (?). "Савойе" - it's ok. If "Савойа" is a hotel, then - в "Савойе", with commas.
    We lived at Savoy.

    Северное Море – важно для нас. Это звучит не по-русски :)
    The North Sea is important for us.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    sounds good too
    For some reason, "sounds well" doesn't work in English.

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    Quote Originally Posted by basurero
    sounds good too
    For some reason, "sounds well" doesn't work in English.
    Спасибо
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Спасибо большое!
    This will help me a lot!!
    Please correct my Russian or English. Спасибо большое!

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    Re: Grammar and Vocabulary Corrections.


    Мы жили в Савойе (?). "Савойе" - it's ok. If "Савойа" is a hotel, then - в "Савойе", with commas.
    We lived at Savoy.
    The hotel is called Савой.
    http://www.savoy.ru/

    But yes it is в Савойе.
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    Re: Grammar and Vocabulary Corrections.

    Quote Originally Posted by TATY
    The hotel is called Савой.
    http://www.savoy.ru/
    Еще есть такая область во Франции - Савойя.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: Grammar and Vocabulary Corrections.

    Quote Originally Posted by zomby_pengy
    Quote Originally Posted by jz12
    Теперь мы идём в кино.
    Now we are going to the movies.
    correct me if i'm wrong, but..."Теперь мы идём в кино" is more like "Now we go to the movies(we used to not go)" rather than "right now we're going to the movies".
    No, that would be "теперь мы будем ходить в кино". "Теперь мы идём в кино" emphasizes that before we were doing or have done something else, for example: мы сделали уроки и теперь идем в кино - we've done our homeworks and now we are going to the movies
    "Happy new year, happy new year
    May we all have a vision now and then
    Of a world where every neighbour is a friend"

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    Re: Grammar and Vocabulary Corrections.

    Quote Originally Posted by Friendy
    No, that would be "теперь мы будем ходить в кино". "Теперь мы идём в кино" emphasizes that before we were doing or did something else, for example: мы сделали уроки и теперь идем в кино - we've done our homework_ and now we are going to the movies

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    Re: Grammar and Vocabulary Corrections.

    Thank you, basurero.
    Quote Originally Posted by basurero
    our homework_
    Is it singular even when they are in different schools and have different homeworks?
    "Happy new year, happy new year
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    Re: Grammar and Vocabulary Corrections.

    Quote Originally Posted by Friendy
    Thank you, basurero.
    Quote Originally Posted by basurero
    our homework_
    Is it singular even when they are in different schools and have different homeworks?
    Yes. I can't think of any situation where "homework" can be plural.
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    Thank you, Darobat.
    "Happy new year, happy new year
    May we all have a vision now and then
    Of a world where every neighbour is a friend"

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    "Homework" is just an uncountable noun (неисчислимое существительное).
    Please correct my mistakes if you can, especially article usage.
    My avatar shall be the author I'm currently reading.

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    Another Q:

    I thought adverbials should "always" precede a noun.

    Is one of these sentences odd, or are both of them perfectly equal?
    Я очень хорошо спал. / Я спал очень хорошо.

    Same Q about SVO/SOV with personal pronouns in Acc:

    Я вижу её. / Я её вижу.
    Я терпеть не могу его. / Я его терпеть не могу.
    Я понимаю тебя. / Я тебя понимаю.

    When should I pay attention to word order in basic sentences structures like SVO/SOV? I know these are grammatically correct, but I want to know which of the structures is commonly used and does not sound odd.

    Спасибо
    Please correct my Russian or English. Спасибо большое!

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    In Russian the most important thing is inflexion of voice.

    These sentences are equal.
    You can say: Я очень хорошо спал. (This means: you slept, and your sleep was good )

    But you can say: Я очень хорошо спал! (This can be an answer to: "How did you sleep?")

    So you can say "Я спал очень хорошо" or "Я спал очень хорошо" or "Я спал очень хорошо!" etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    You can say: Я очень хорошо спал. (This means: you slept, and your sleep was good )
    Я знаю
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    Вилкою
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