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English
Identify the correct sentence: A.While studying for her psychology test,Francina had trouble concentrating because her friends were calling her, her brother's blasting stereo and her dad mowing the lawn. B.While studying for her psychology test,Francina had trouble ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by Terri

English
Someone please help me... I just need a wedsite that has images ~Select a favorite website of yours that has illustrations of some type. (Ads do not count.) Provide the web address. Interpret and discuss the illustrator's purpose relative to the specific text. In other ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by Abby

english
Why does Neiterkob’s daughter most likely tell the myth “The Beginnings of the Maasai”?
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by enide

Social Studies PLEASE HELP!
1. The first successfully established English colony in North America was (1 point) Plymouth. New York. Jamestown. Santa Fe. 2. Protestants who wanted to reform the Anglican Church were called (1 point) Pilgrims. Puritans. Plymouthians. priests. 3. How did the British get ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by Help Please

english
I need help in figuring out the topic sentence I think that the topic sentence is I have never understood my mom's obsession with the holiday season Is this correct? The main idea is about the holidays and everyone gets along and the decorations Is this correct? (1) I have...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by jennifer

English
1. Tomorrow, we're going to go to hike. 2. Tomorrow, we're going to go hiking. =================== Which one is grammatical? Are both grammatical? Then, what is the differencein meaning?
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 4:37pm. Q1: Is Yosemite short for "Yosemite Valley"? Q2: Does Yosemite stand for "Yosemite National Park"?•English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 4:44pm Usually, Yosemite refers to the national park...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. The monster is scary. 2. The monster is scaring. 3. He is scared to meet the guy. ================== Are they all grammatical? Is #1 the same as #2? Which one is popular between 1 and 2?
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by rfvv

English Language
Find the complete subject and complete predicate in the following sentence: His choice included land in both Maryland and vVirginia.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by Linda

English
I really need help with these prepositions and I don't know if I did it right or not, can you please check? Directions: cross out any prepositional phrases. Underline the subject once and the verb/ verb phrase twice. I don't know exactly how to find the verb phrases, ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Cat200

English Composition II
in writing a classification and division essay, _______ should introduce and elaborate on each of your essay's classification or divisions A. Topic sentences B. each body paragraph C. the introduction D. the conclusion I selected C. can someone help and check my answer ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Esmer

English
I really need help on these questions and I don't know if they are correct. Cross out any prepositional phrases. Underline the subject once and the verb/verb phrases twice. 1.) In the spring or summer, I visit our friends for a week. Prepositional phrase: In the spring or ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Janette

English-I corrected my answers
1. "Imagine a wolf moving through the northern woods. The movement, over a trail he has traversed many times before, is distinctive, unlike that of a cougar or a bear, yet he appears, if you are watching, sometimes catlike or bearlike. It is purposeful, deliberate ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
10. In “Orphans Give Indian Couple Will to Live,” the Paramesvarans are offended by the term orphans because a. they feel they are now the parents to these children*** b. the government will not let the children be adopted by them c. Mr. Paramesvaran grew up without ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
In “Wave,” Dale Wisely characterizes water as an element that a. gives life*** b. takes life c. gives and takes life d. is life
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English-I corrected my answers
1. "Imagine a wolf moving through the northern woods. The movement, over a trail he has traversed many times before, is distinctive, unlike that of a cougar or a bear, yet he appears, if you are watching, sometimes catlike or bearlike. It is purposeful, deliberate ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

ENGLISH PLEASE HELP
1. "Imagine a wolf moving through the northern woods. The movement, over a trail he has traversed many times before, is distinctive, unlike that of a cougar or a bear, yet he appears, if you are watching, sometimes catlike or bearlike. It is purposeful, deliberate ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
1. In “The Deadliest Tsunami in History,” the cause of the Indian Ocean tsunami was a. a rupture in the Burma plate*** b. an unintended explosion in Japan c. a tornado off the coast of Sumatra d. mass animal migrations to the North 2. In “The Deadliest Tsunami ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English Please Help
1. "Imagine a wolf moving through the northern woods. The movement, over a trail he has traversed many times before, is distinctive, unlike that of a cougar or a bear, yet he appears, if you are watching, sometimes catlike or bearlike. It is purposeful, deliberate ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Choose the answer that best matches the word "incandescent" One way to save money on electricity is to replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent (CF) light bulbs. a. outside visible spectrum b. creating light by radiating heat c. emitting light by creating ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
In An Inconvenient Truth, the author uses which of the following to emphasize how humans can improve the atmosphere? a. the opening of "A Silent Alarm" b. the opening of "What exactly are greenhouse gases" c. the opening of "Crisis=Opportunity"...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

ENGLISH
1. "Imagine a wolf moving through the northern woods. The movement, over a trail he has traversed many times before, is distinctive, unlike that of a cougar or a bear, yet he appears, if you are watching, sometimes catlike or bearlike. It is purposeful, deliberate ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
write an essay in which you analyze the importance of plot event and characters actions to the development of the story theme. Note that your essay should focus on the theme first and discuss plot and characters in relation to that theme. Review and evaluate a story from the ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Lacie

English
In An Inconvenient Truth, green roofs are beneficial in fighting global warming because a. they are beautiful b. they have solar panels, which collect energy c. they emit water vapor, which cools the atmosphere d. they support plants, which filter carbon dioxide from the air
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
In An Inconvenient Truth, the main greenhouse gas is A. carbon dioxide B. nitrous oxide C. oxygen D. methane
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
In “Wave,” Dale Wisely characterizes water as an element that a. gives life b. takes life c. gives and takes life d. is life
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Which of the following lines from "Birches" uses metaphor to create a strong image? a. "Shattering and avalanching on the snow crust Such heaps of glass to sweep away..."*** b. "I should prefer to have some boy bend them As he went out and in to fetch ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

1 More English check please!!
Read the following sentences from "The Destructors." The new recruit had been with the gang since the beginning of the summer holidays, and there were possibilities about his brooding silence that all recognized. He never wasted a word even to tell his name until ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by sammy

English
The speaker in "Birches" compares the boy's climbing to a. girls dying there hair b. sweeping up broken glass*** c. a forest full of spiderwebs d. filling a cup to the top *** - My Answer
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
"The movement down the trail would seem relentless if it did not appear so effortless. The wolf's body, from neck to hips, appears to float over the long, almost spindly legs and the flicker of wrists, a bicycling drift through the trees, reminiscent of the movement ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
"Imagine a wolf moving through the northern woods. The movement, over a trail he has traversed many times before, is distinctive, unlike that of a cougar or a bear, yet he appears, if you are watching, sometimes catlike or bearlike. It is purposeful, deliberate movement. ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English Check please
The High School Step Team Karla’s cousin Jade urged her to join the step team. “This afternoon you should definitely try out!” Jade suggested after the final bell rang. “I know she wants the best for me,” Karla thought to herself, “but I’m ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by sammy

English
Choose the answer that best matches the word "scourge" Rats were considered the scourge of the Middle Ages. source of all disease cause of trouble or pain*** omen of good fortune sign of a good harvest *** - My Answer
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Choose the answer that best matches the word "minutely" She examined my costume minutely before declaring it the winner. with close attention to even the smallest details*** for a minute piece by piece, minute by minute casually *** - My Answer
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Choose the answer that best matches the word "cache" Many soldiers would cache food and supplies for desperate times. extend hide*** sell trade *** - My Answer
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Choose the answer that best matches the word "millennia" For many millennia, people believed Earth was flat. reasons thousands of years*** generations of people beliefs or propositions *** - My Answer
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English
Choose the answer that best matches the word "reminiscent" The decorations were reminiscent of autumn leaves. leftovers made reminders*** symbolic *** - My Answer
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Kaai97

English LA 9TH
15. In “The Deadliest Tsunami in History,” the cause of the Indian Ocean tsunami was (1 point) a rupture in the Burma plate. an unintended explosion in Japan. a tornado off the coast of Sumatra. mass animal migrations to the North. 16. In “The Deadliest Tsunami ...
Monday, October 26, 2015 by XenaGonzalez

Honors English
What does the vocabulary word "purl" mean? a.) to spin in place b.) a lustrous gem found in sea mollusks c.) swirl I cannot decide if it's a or c, even after researching the word and looking at synonyms. Can anyone help?
Monday, October 26, 2015 by anon

english
Can someone check my work? I am a little confused with adverbs and prepositions.... 1.The portrait fell down. Down is an adverb 2. Someone fell down the steps. Down is a prep. 3.He tripped over the chair. over is a prep. 4. A dried flower arrangement fell over in the wind. ...
Sunday, October 25, 2015 by oliver

Science/English
According to Al Gore in An Inconvenient Truth, how is wind power beneficial in the fight against global warming? a.) it uses wind panels to trap the power of the wind b.) it emits water vapor, which cools the atmosphere c.) it creates a vast amount of energy without releasing ...
Sunday, October 25, 2015 by anon

English
1. He said to us, " There are many bears." 2. He told us, " There are many bears." 3. He told us that there are many bears. 4. He told us that there were many bears. ======================== Are they all the same? Which ones are commonly used? Which ones ...
Sunday, October 25, 2015 by rfvv

English
Q1: Is Yosemite short for "Yosemite Valley"? Q2: Does Yosemite stand for "Yosemite National Park"?
Sunday, October 25, 2015 by rfvv

English
Choose a film, as most of you already did, and focus on one theme that resides throughout the film. If you feel ambitious, then you can choose several themes to discuss in your paper; however, make sure you connect the themes to each other (if I signed off on your thesis, then...
Sunday, October 25, 2015 by Yasmine

English
It's hard to pronounce 'campfire.' How do we have to pronounce 'campfire'? Do we omit the p sound?
Sunday, October 25, 2015 by rfvv

English
What does President Snow mean when he says, “…you have provided a spark which left unattended may grow into an inferno…”?
Saturday, October 24, 2015 by Cearra

English & Comp.
Are these right? I wasn't sure of 2 of them. It'll be in parenthesis. Literary Allusion -(Ross’s line in Shakespeare’s Macbeth): “Let not your ears despise my tongue forever.” 26. - the principle guiding the art of writing effectively, eloquently, ...
Saturday, October 24, 2015 by Sophia

English
How to do the Calypso (from th odyssey book) GN page
Saturday, October 24, 2015 by Maria

English
I am writing an essay and my directions say to choose one character from The Call of the Wild and explain how the author created him or her. Does this mean to like explain who the character is and the things they do and say? If not please explain this to me.
Saturday, October 24, 2015 by imnotsmart:(

English
When would using an image be unnecessary? Give an example. For this assignment, answer the following questions in essay form. Each answer should be in complete sentences and 200--500 words long. ~~ Could someone please help me answer this question? If you could just give me an...
Saturday, October 24, 2015 by Abby

english
what is a run-on sentence?
Saturday, October 24, 2015 by joan

english
Is this sentence a complex sentence: In 1999 the European Union created a new currency so that it was called the euro.
Friday, October 23, 2015 by Jennifer

English
We looked outside and saw a big shadow. We thought that it was bear. We were scared. Then, it turned around. It wasn't a bear..... ===================== What is the meaning of "Then" in the passage? 1. At that time 2. In that case 3. After that 4......
Friday, October 23, 2015 by rfvv

English
I now have papers from London to arrest Mr Fogg. ==================== Q1: What is the part of speech of "to arrest Mr Fogg'? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase? Q2: Does the sentence above mean #1 or #2 in meaning? 1. I now have papers from London so ...
Friday, October 23, 2015 by rfvv

English
Which is the group of words is a fragments sentence: A) After the store don't run around. B)After the store. C) Don't run around.
Friday, October 23, 2015 by Joan

English
writing punctuation: Was John Q Adams the president in 1847 A)Was, John Q. Adams president in 1847? B)Was John Q.Adams the president in 1847?
Friday, October 23, 2015 by Hol

English
I need tons of help on my homework i missed a day and all these questions dont make any sense to me can someone help =(
Friday, October 23, 2015 by Anonymous

English
Which word below is the subject of the sentence: A)the ball B) the quarterback threw C)the field D)down
Friday, October 23, 2015 by Dawn

English
Pick which group of word below is a run-on sentence: A) Don't run around. B) After the store don't run around. C) After the store.
Friday, October 23, 2015 by Joan

English
Which is the group of words is a run-on sentence: A) Don't run around. B) After the store don't run around. C)After the store.
Friday, October 23, 2015 by Dondi

english
Anytime that you are combining two simple sentences to write one complex sentence it will have a subordinate conjunction is this correct. Example> The Lydians began the use of money in 700 B.C.before they invented coins. The first sentence was The Lydians began the use of ...
Friday, October 23, 2015 by Jennifer

english
I need help to make sure that Identified the independent clause in each sentence and the dependent clause in the sentence. 1. The Inca Empire which controlled the Amdes Mountains, survived.This would be the IC fewer than 100 years is the DP clause. 2. The term Inca was the ...
Friday, October 23, 2015 by Jennifer

english
Is this sentence a complex sentence: The Chinese introduced paper money which was first used in the eighth century A.D.
Friday, October 23, 2015 by Jennifer

english
Is this sentence a Independent Clause The rulers were worshipped. And then the depend clause would be after they died? Is this correct?
Thursday, October 22, 2015 by Jennifer

Quick English check
Used alloyed, comprehend, comprised, cower, empathize, formidable, homogeneous, partisan, ponderous, and wary to complete these sentences. Please correct me if I'm wrong! 1. Winston Churchill wrote of the fascination people have for "the tiny things, the sharp agate ...
Thursday, October 22, 2015 by Anonymous

Math
First year students at a particular college must take one English class, one class in mathematics, a first year seminar, and and elective. There are 2 English class to choose from, 3 mathematicss classes, 5 electives, and everyone takes the same first year seminar. Represent ...
Thursday, October 22, 2015 by Sierra

English 10 A
Has anyone took the "alone, The nobel prize , First Frost" quiz? if so please help thank you so much!! i will try to help in return.
Thursday, October 22, 2015 by Leah

english
What kind of love is being addressed in each poem? (love of self, love of family, love of country, love of significant other) love after love girls can we educate we dads? in trying times tonight i can write senerity
Thursday, October 22, 2015 by cassie

English check
Used alloyed, comprehend, comprised, cower, empathize, formidable, homogeneous, partisan, ponderous, and wary to complete these sentences. Please correct me if I'm wrong! 1. Winston Churchill wrote of the fascination people have for "the tiny things, the sharp agate ...
Thursday, October 22, 2015 by Anonymous

English
Need help with a thesis. Hamlet who is young and emotionally unstable should not attempt to avenge his father's death based on what a ghost has to say. Is this good? - the question is "Something is rotten in the state of Demmark" Develop Thesis based from the ...
Thursday, October 22, 2015 by Angel

english
Read the following sentences about the father's boat from "The Third Bank of the River" "He was very serious about it. It was to be made specially for him, of mimosa wood. It was to be sturdy enough to last twenty or thirty years and just large enough for ...
Thursday, October 22, 2015 by cassie

english
Is this a correct sentence: The attractiveness of the company proposal troubled my coworkers more than me or should I use I at the end of the sentence
Thursday, October 22, 2015 by Jennifer

english
Is this sentence correct using a subordinator conjunction Her name is Delores Watson while the donor is very generous or is this correct Whereas the donor is very generous, her name is Delores Watson.
Thursday, October 22, 2015 by Jennifer

English - Resume Writing
How's this objective statement for a resume? "To acquire a job as a swim coach for advanced students while completing high school."
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by Anonymous

english
how do i change this to active voice: The diagrams were left in the classroom for them to study the vocabulary throughout the week.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by jill

english
how do i change these three sentences to active voice: 1) the two lessons were the only ones planned so far... would it be: these two lessons are the only ones planned so far 2) although some found the lesson to be hard... 3) this was taught during the second lesson
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by jill

English
Passepartout wants to buy three tickets on the Carnatic(the name of the ship). ================= Does this sentence mean that he wants to buy the tickets on/in the ship? Is the ticket office on the ship? Or does he want to buy three tickets about the Carnatic?
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by rfvv

English
Is "Around the World in Eighty Days" a historical novel? It was written by Jules Verne.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Fogg and Passepartout go to Allahabad by elephant. 2. Fogg and Passepartout go to Allahabad by the elephant. 3. Fogg and Passepartout go to Allahabad on an elephant. 4. Fogg and Passepartout go to Allahabad on the elephant. ============================ Which one is ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by rfvv

Math
Sari has to read a book for English class by the end of the week. She wants to read at least 200 pages in the first 5 days of the week. On average, how many pages should Sari read per day to meet her goal? p>=______
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by Kaai97

English
which word fits into the sentence? retreat,rage, enormous, prepare It is important to _____ situation that can become dangerous. ( think it is none, it probably should be "avoid", but was not among the choices.. is "retreat situation" makes sense? anyone?
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by Edina

Quick english check
Used alloyed, comprehend, comprised, cower, empathize, formidable, homogeneous, partisan, ponderous, and wary to complete these sentences. Please correct me if I'm wrong! 1. Winston Churchill wrote of the fascination people have for "the tiny things, the sharp agate ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by Anonymous

conspiracy
3 reasons why ms.sue is illuminati confirmed 1. sue has 3 letters, the illuminati has 3 sides 2. sue likes to go in the english questions, english has books, the illuminati also has books 3. sue has 2 eyes, the illuminati has 1 eye, 2-1 is 1 MS.SUE IS ILLUMINATI CONFIRMED!!!111
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by illuminati confirmed

Holy Child English Academy
How long it will take for Rs 25000 invested at the rate of 12% per annum simple interest to amount to Rs 31000?
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by aryan

English
1. On the train going to Calcutta, she speaks for the first time. 2. On the train which goes to Calcutta, she speaks for the first time. 3. On the train which is going to Calcutta, she speaks for the first time. =================== Does #1 mean #2 or #3?
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. But at the ticket office he learns that it's leaving early - that evening. 2. It leaves tonight - but without Fogg! (It refers to the ship, 'the Carnatic.') ----------------- In each sentence "-" is used. What is the role of the "-" in the ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by rfvv

English / Punctuation
Identify the correct sentence, A. Give me a call tomorrow, Veronica, when you get home,so we can discuss the details of the upcoming event. B.Give me a call tomorrow, Veronica, when you get home so we can discuss the details of the upcoming event. C. Give me a call tomorrow ,...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by Terri

english
which one of these topics would be good for a rhetorical analysis paper? - Governess contribution to The Upper Class in 19th Century England and Jane Eyre - Puritan and Cavalier poets -The Psychology of the Cult Experience. by glenn collins -Beowulf vs. Sir Gawain thank you!
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by lauren

English
Hello. I will be extremely grateful for help. 1)Do you think it's possible to say "If I got it right, you received a letter from Mona" (meaning "if I understood correctly")? 2)Is it correct to say "All this happened in summer" or is it "...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by Nalmi

English
Identify the correct sentence: A.A great year for music was 1984 B.Nineteen eighty four was a great year for music. C. 1984 was a great year for music. D.A great year for music was nineteen eighty four. C.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by Terri

English I
[A Lion asleep in his lair was awakened by a Mouse running over his face.] Losing his temper he seized it with his paw and was about to kill it. The Mouse, terrified, piteously entreated him to spare its life. "Please let me go," it cried, "and one day I will ...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by Anonymous

English
1. It is 20th October. 2. It is October 20th. 3. It is the 20th of October. 4. It is 20th of October. ================ Which one is correct? Do they use only #1 in Britain?
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. With trains and ships, today's detectives move fast. 2. By trains and ships, today's detectives move fast. 3. By train and ship, today's detectives move fast. ================ I can find Sentence 1 in the book "Around the World in Eighty Days." What ...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by rfvv

English
In my essay I wrote "doing lots" in a sentence and my teacher wrote me back feedback saying it was colloquial , how can I correct /change this and what can I use instead? Thanks :)
Monday, October 19, 2015 by Kim

English
You have applied for a job in England and the company has sent you an e.mail.they ask you to answer several question,and one of them is:What would make you proud of your job? write about 500 words? Notes:-making lots of money? -knowing you are doing a good job? -getting praise...
Monday, October 19, 2015 by elyas

vocab (english)
i have improving vocabulary skills 4th edition book and i need sentence check 2 answers and final check
Monday, October 19, 2015 by Anonymous

English
1. The mall is open longer on Saturday. 2. Julia loves to cook corn. 3. Alice writes better with a pen. 4. I can't answer your question. 5. I'll try to come to the game. Rewrite each sentence in simple past tense. 1. The mall was open longer on Saturday. 2. Julia loved...
Monday, October 19, 2015 by Hayden

English
1. I go to Russia often. 2. That computer is fixed. 3. We go to any moive that plays there. 4. All of you chase that bus every morning! 5. Jason turned out the lights. Rewrite each sentence in simple furture tense. 1. I will go to Russia often. 2. That computer will be fixed. ...
Monday, October 19, 2015 by Hayden

SS HELP PLZ
What was one cause of the English civil war?(2 points) .Elizabeth was a bad queen. .William and Mary were Catholic. .Henry VIII refused to marry. Charles I didn't recognize parliament power
Monday, October 19, 2015 by anonymous

English I
"Read this excerpt from Little Brother and answer the following questions in complete sentences using proper grammar and punctuation: Marcus manages to flag down a vehicle and they get more than they bargained for… It was a military-looking Jeep, like an armored ...
Monday, October 19, 2015 by Anonymous

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