Ramin Mahpour
Is this correct? In my childhood, I was going to swimming pool to learn how to swim of course with my brother. Our trainer take both of us into the deepest part of swimming pool.But, my brother had been scared of swimming until now.
Feb 3, 2017 8:16 PM
Answers · 6
There are several ways to answer this question. If we are talking about one specific isolated moment in the past , i.e this one childhood memory , then lets use the simple past. The words "in my childhood " are not very common in the English in spoken language."When I was young(er)" or "One day when i was young" sounds a little better. Therefore the first sentence should be: "When I was young , I went to the swimming pool to learn how to swim with my brother. Again , there are several ways to tackle the second sentence. Lets conjugate the verb take into the simple past , i.e " took". The words "But" and "until now" need to be corrected. I suggest replacing "But" with "although/even though/nevertheless " , and "until now" with "until then/ Until this moment/Until this day". So lets look at the second sentence: Our trainer took both of us into the deepest part of the swimming pool, even though my brother had been scared of swimming until that day. OR Although my brother had been scared of swimming until that day, our trainer took us into the deepest part of the swimming pool. OR Until that day, my brother had been scared of swimming , nevertheless our trainer took us into the deepest part of the swimming pool.
February 3, 2017
In my childhood, I was going to the swimming pool to learn how to swim with my brother. Our trainer took both of us into the deepest part of the swimming pool but my brother had been scared of swimming until now.
February 3, 2017
You should use the note section. There you can see the corrections done in different colors. This is for your benefit (though more work for us). In my childhood, I WENT to THE swimming pool to learn how to swim AND of course with my brother. Our INSTRUCTOR TOOK both of us into the deepest part of swimming pool. My brother WAS scared of swimming until THEN.
February 3, 2017
In my childhood, I was going to swimming pool to learn how to swim of course with my brother. Our trainer take both of us into the deepest part of swimming pool.But, my brother had been scared of swimming until now. > During my childhood, I used to go to a swimming pool with my brother to learn how to swim. ( Why do you have to say "of course" when no one disputes what you are saying) Our swimming coach would take both of us to swim in the deepest part of the pool, but since then , my brother has been afraid of swimming(until now)
February 3, 2017
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