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Q: Silvia is doing an English course at the moment. The course finishes on Friday.

I don't understand why I should say 'finishes'. Because this sentence imply the future(Friday) I'm tempted to say 'The course is finishing or The course is going to finish.' ne anlama geliyor?
A: Finishes is fine, and in this case does mean the future. Your alternatives are also correct.

Translations of "Silvia"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? Silvia Vitória
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Q: Silvia: Well, it’s that time of year again, a performance review. Looking back on the past 6 months, what do you think you have done well to grow?
Takashi: I guess I have played a pivotal role in supporting the US project. The biggest event for me is a business trip to the US. I was happy that I could convince the landowner in Redmond to select our company.
Silvia: Yes, you became the driving force for ABC’s growth in the US. You have built a relationship of trust with local staff. With Michael, of course. You seem to have good chemistry with him.
Takashi: Yeah, for me, Michael is not only a colleague but also a mentor. He taught me the basic principles of US business, gave me career advice, and taught me how to be more assertive.
Silvia: You are lucky to have a role model like him. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A:
Thank you for checking my sentences!
Q: Dear Silvia,

I summarized the points based on candidates’ CVs and entry sheets.
For the questions for the interview, I made 10 common questions and 5 questions for each candidate.
Since it is the first time for me to prepare this kind of material, it would be great if you could check the materials and give me some feedback.


Regards, bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: × For the questions for the interview, I made 10 common questions and 5 questions for each candidate.
✓ For the interview, I made 10 common questions and 5 questions for each candidate.

× Since it is the first time for me to prepare this kind of material, it would be great if you could check the materials and give me some feedback.
✓ Since this is the first time I have prepared this kind of material, it would be great if you could check the materials and give me some feedback.

Q: Silvia: OK. The first item is the recent US housing market. Michael, could you tell me the overall view?
Michael: Yes. Can you see my screen share?
Takashi: No, I can’t see. I’ll try to enable screen sharing.
Michael: Thank you Takashi. OK. So, the pandemic took a toll on the US economy. However, this graph shows that there wasn't a significant decline in the average housing price in the last two years. The demand is likely to be stable on a short term basis.
Silvia: So, the market held up well. Are there any questions or comments, Takashi?
Takashi: What do you think is the reason behind this stable market?
Michael: I think this is driven by record low interest rates. But as remote working is becoming a new trend, I guess the demand for bigger houses is on the rise.
bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: The only part that may sound a little unnatural is at the beginning where you say, “Could you tell me the overall view?”
Q: Silvia: Michael, Takashi, Good morning. Sorry for keeping you waiting. My previous online meeting was drawn out.
Michael: Please do not draw this meeting out.
Silvia: Don’t worry. I will take my sweet time at this meeting. I can hear some noise. Can you mute yourself for now?
Takashi: Sorry, I thought I was muting myself.
Silvia: Don’t need to apologize, Takashi. Let’s get started as Michael looks in a hurry.
Well, we have three items today. First, the housing market in the US. Next, I’d like to confirm the latest status of contracts and inventory. And finally, updates on the land acquisition of the Redmond’s built for sell housing.
bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: × Sorry for keeping you waiting.
✓ Sorry for keeping you waiting,

× My previous online meeting was drawn out.
✓ my previous online meeting was drawn out.

× Michael: Please do not draw this meeting out.
✓ Michael: Please do not draw this meeting out as well.

× Silvia: Don’t worry.
Silvia: Don’t worry,

× I will take my sweet time at this meeting.
✓ I won't take my sweet time at this meeting.

× Silvia: Don’t need to apologize, Takashi.
Silvia: No need to apologize, Takashi.

× Let’s get started as Michael looks in a hurry.
✓ Let’s get started, as Michael looks in a hurry.

× Well, we have three items today.
✓ Well, we have three items today:

× And finally, updates on the land acquisition of the Redmond’s built for sell housing.
✓ And finally, updates on the land acquisition of the Redmonds for building and selling houses.

for building and selling houses: you can also say "for development."
Q: How do you think about Silvia with my English name??
A: @eunjii: the way your question is phrased is confusing. can you try to explain what you mean?

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