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Hi! Does anyone have a very difficult exercise on future tenses (will,going to and present continuous)? Almost impossible to solve? It can be some kind of a text, or typical gap exercise but it has to be for B2 or C1. I have checked almost the entire Internet but everything is...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:16pm
could anyone help me answer this question , plz , thank you The following question is about the poem " We are cool " 3. Alliteration , or repeated consonant sounds , is used in this poem to ( 1point ) A . compare beginning and ending sounds b. create a flowing , ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:51am
Can someone explain to me the difference between angry about and angry for (when a verb follows)? I think "about" is used in sentences like: he is angry about being in jail (Would "for" be possible in this sentence?) he is angry with me for being rude to ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5:21am
Please, I am struggling with these. Can someone help me by answering them? Or at least assisting me to? Thank you in advance to anyone who are able to. Read each of the following passages of descriptions of events from the play. Identify which type of irony is used in each ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 1:04am
Read each of the following passages of descriptions of events from the play. Identify which type of irony is used in each passage or description. Then briefly explain the contrast of contradiction that occurs in each passage. 1. TRAVELER: So, what do you reckon? Any good, is ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 1:34pm
Please, I am struggling with these. Can someone help me by answering them? Or at least assisting me to? Thank you in advance to anyone who are able to. These questions regard the short-story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty." Describe each character's involvement...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 12:19pm
Choose the contraction in parentheses ( ) that correctly completes the sentence . 1/ She (don't, doesn't) know what to expect in the United States . Answer: doesn't 2/ Fortunatley, her aunt and uncle ( haven't, didn't) forgotten to meet her plane. Answer: ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 9:45am
What would you write in rising action, falling action, and a resolution on a plot diagram? Like things we would write, my story's about a girl who's afraid to go on a ride..
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 3:47pm
8. Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. Were invited to the movies with Sam and Alex tonight. (1 point) apostrophe semicolon colon hyphen 9. For class tomorrow, I need you to bring the following paint, markers, and glue. (1 point) ...
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 2:10pm
Can someone check if the questions and the sentences are grammatical? Thank you. 1)Can you fly with a Bergonian passport? 2) Why might visitors not be welcome on Seeland? 3) What are the citizens of the Aerican Empire like? 4) What happened to Danny when he accepted his friend...
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 2:01pm
Help Please! Choose the function of the italicized infinitive phrase shown below. (stars indicate italicized infinitive phrase) Meridith is *to be restored as captain.* Answer Options: Function of infinitive: Adjective, Adverb, or Noun. (I chose adverb & got it wrong)
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:29am
What role does freedom play in the poems you read in this unit? Write about at least three of the poems, describing how the poet uses imagery to depict freedom, the lack of it, or the desire for it.
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 6:10am
What was poetry like during the Romantic period? Discuss three characteristics of Romanticism. I'm looking for 1-2 sentences for the first question, and maybe 3-6 for the second question. Thank you so much to anyone who helps. Any help is appreciated. :)
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 12:24am
Lord of the flies questions 1-7 Although it appears that Ralph and jack would become good friends strain is being placed on their friendship. The boys seem to be from two different world, "There was the brilliant world of hunting, tactics, fierce exhilaration, skill: and ...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 10:25pm
Can someone pleases explain what this sentence means...this sentence is talking about the middle class in France. "They viewed universal male suffrage as the ultimate concession to be made to popular forces, and they strongly opposed any further radical republicans and ...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 8:06pm
SCIENCE HELP ASAP! :)
1. Which statement best explains why the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 was important to the development of the United States? It created new taxes on imported goods. It resulted in immigration from France to the United States. It doubled the size of the country. It encouraged ...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 12:59pm
In the sentence below, identify the adverb clause, subordinating conjunction, and the word(s) modified. When the Tigers won the state championship, they dumped the water jug on their coach. Adverb Clause: they dumped the water jug on their coach When the Tigers won When the ...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 10:54am
zulu home language,english,life orientation,math l
What course would I follow with these subjects
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 9:50am
Would this be a good thesis for an expository essay? "Peoples attitude toward animal rights changed in the Renaissance, the 19th century, and the 20th century by becoming more considerate towards animals that were powerless in the past before humans."
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 4:48am
But his reference to Shakespeare is especially deliberate, being in the form of a solemn and last appeal to his friends among the scholarly dramatists to relinquish their connection with the presumptuous and ungrateful stage.
Monday, February 17, 2014 at 11:15pm
Please help... In this unit, you read William Wordsworth's poems "Lines Composed a few miles above tintern abbey," "The World is Too MUch with Us," and "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." How are these poems representative of the Romantic Period?
Monday, February 17, 2014 at 7:17pm
Can someone please help me make an imitation sentence for the following 2 sentences? 1.) The little shack, the rattling, rotting barn was gray-bitten with sea salt, beaten by the damp wind until they had taken on the color of the granite hills. 2.)The strength that had been as...
Monday, February 17, 2014 at 4:24pm
Can you check if there's grammar mistakes in this monologue, if there is, can you correct it for me. Hi, I'm William Shakespeare. I had disappeared from the records for seven years. Many rumors flew around, including that I liked to poach. They say I had to leave ...
Monday, February 17, 2014 at 1:56pm
English ms sue
Can you check my answers? From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Gibes, squalid, bludgeoned, ghastly, and stupor. A. After living in a mansion,his present apartment seemed SQUALID. Sitting before the fire in the small overheated room, he fell ...
Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 8:27pm
English ms sue
Can you check my answers? From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Peerless, sporadic, bravado, perceptive, stoic, and stymied C. His reckless BRAVADO caused a bad accident. Although he had broken his leg, he was rather STYMIED about it and ...
Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 8:23pm
Hello I need some ideas to elaborate on in an essay about the following question "1.According to Frankenstein what makes the Creature more human, his weaknesses or his strengths?Why?" Now I believe it is his weaknesses but i dont know what Victor ...
Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 7:41pm
Can you read this essay first, and then tell me how I should block the scene and perform it, I have no idea how I should do this. Hi, I'm William Shakespeare. I had disappeared from the records for seven years. Many rumors flew around, including that I liked to poach. They...
Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 7:16pm
English - ms sue
Can you check my answers? From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Peerless, sporadic, bravado, perceptive, stoic, and stymied C. His reckless BRAVADO caused a bad accident. Although he had broken his leg, he was rather PERCEPTIVE about it and ...
Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 5:31pm
English- ms sue
Can you check my answers? From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Gibes, squalid, bludgeoned, ghastly, and stupor. A. After living in a mansion,his present apartment seemed GHASTLY. Sitting before the fire in the small overheated room, he fell ...
Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 5:18pm
English- ms sue
Can you check my answers? From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Blatant, ghastly, buffoon, paucity, peerless, and glutton. A. His BLATANT foolishness caused many in the class to dislike him. Later, they would refer to him as the class BUFFOON...
Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 5:13pm
English-help me please
Can you change the hard English words to easy ones and make the long sentences a little bit short for me? I have to memorize it and perform it, so I need this monologue to be easier. Monologue:Shakespeare's relationship with Robert Greene For seven years, I was disappeared...
Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 2:24pm
Quick English help
Can someone check my answers that I have for these analogies? Thank you! 1. Dark: light:: A. Dusk: night B. win : lose C. Sunrise: morning D. Shade: hue Is it d? 2. Engineer: locomotive:: A. Taxi: driver B. person: drive C. Captain : tugboat D. Teacher : class Is it c? 3. ...
Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 11:17am
Write the vocabulary word from the word box that matches each idea. Communicate - flick - alert- signal - chatter - grooms. 1/.............to make neat and clean . Answer: grooms 2/............. to tell a person or animal something. Answer: communicate 3/ .............to warn ...
Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 9:14pm
Yes, I wrote the sentences incorrectly: Thank you He was seen to watch the TV He is still dependent on ... but independent of.... I was so angry WITH him FOR behaving like that in front of everyone. (about behaving would be a mistake?) The teacher was annoyed WITH me FOR ...
Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 3:09am
Can someone check if the following prepositions/verbs are correct? Thanks 1) I couldnt help CRYING 2) Its no use EXPLAINING it to him; he wont understand. 3) He was seen TO the watch. 4) I cant afford TO BUY it. 5) Norma is anxious ABOUT making the ...
Friday, February 14, 2014 at 6:29pm
English (The Diary of Anne Frank)
I loved this book but my homework askes me a question that Im not quite sure on ---- Otto Frank is best described as: A. friendly, generous, and agreeable. B. detached, reserved, and emotionless. C. quiet, naïve, and passive. D. loud, brash, and energetic. I believe it is A.
Friday, February 14, 2014 at 5:39pm
English Speech Paper (can some1 revise it)PLZ&TY
Gun Control I do not understand why people believe gun control actually works or why we need it. Guns, like other weapons, though more deadly and possibly more convenient to use, are still inanimate objects and are not the cause of violence or killings. Gun control is not ...
Friday, February 14, 2014 at 5:10pm
Can you please tell me if the sentences are grammatically correct? e.g. "facing death" or the ability to face death Hamlet doubtful about the existence of an afterlife.
Friday, February 14, 2014 at 1:57pm
Can someone check these sentences, please? I thank you in advance. 1) Lady Macbeth "becomes sleepwalking" 2) Cowardice is the ability to bear the sorrows of our life and to stay alive, while courage is facing death by committing suicide 3) We can't be sure about ...
Friday, February 14, 2014 at 12:56pm
1. Consider this quote: "In each of these historical instances . . . mistrust led to misunderstanding, which led to armed conflict." The ellipsis in this quote is appropriate if A. the omission is longer than 10 words. B. the meaning and spirit of the quote is ...
Friday, February 14, 2014 at 11:50am
1. Audrey said that Kyle was the most unique person she had even met. Why doesn't this statement make sense? A. What is unique to Audrey may not be unique to others. B. Something is either unique or not unique. C. Kyle is probably not unique. D. No person is truly unique. ...
Friday, February 14, 2014 at 9:42am
english part 1
Which of the following best expresses the writer's main idea in Single Room, Earth View? A. Space exploration leads to human progress. B. Space travel offers a unique view of Earth. C. Astronauts are highly trained scientists. D. Pollution is endangering Earth.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7:20pm
English help explaining
I dont get what this sentence means to say. With the new spaces created by immigration, the enforced alienation from normal ties of human socializing brings the memory of what has been left behind to the fore as the new spaces of existence acquire relevance in ...
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7:07pm
Which of the following items is not usually a factor in linguistic change? A. geographic isolation B. decision of government body C. influence of other languages D. education system
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 2:06pm
English/Literature--Please, help me!
1. How do the caged birds sing in each of the poems? (Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar and Caged Bird by Maya Angelou). A: The caged birds in each of the poems sing with both fear and hope. 2. Why do you think they sing as they do? A: I think the caged birds sing as they do ...
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 12:52pm
Well, my grandpa quit going to school when he was 12.... By the time he was 45, he was able to buy his own land and build his own house. Now, I figure that if he could do it, then so can I. Which type of faulty logic do these lines contain?
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 9:49am
Can you please summarise this for me? Women's rights have been enshrined in the constitution,but very little has changed in the lives of the majority of rural women in South Africa. A major stumbling block is the high level of illiteracy among rural women. Because they are...
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 8:56am
When you are doing a Bibliography page how can you indent a row that is part of a web site? Part of my web site goes into the 3rd line and it won't let me indent it. Thanks
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 12:07pm
1. Choose two of the scientists you read about in the Stories of Scientists unit. Compare and contrast these scientists. Answer this question in no fewer than two paragraphs. Be sure to include specific details about each scientists life, career, and personality in your ...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 5:57am
I MUST A DESCRIPTIVE ESSAY OF 350 WORDS AND MY TOPIC IS A YOUR DREAM HOUSE IN RUBRIC FORMAT, I DO NOT KNOW WHERE TO START AND HOW TO GO ABOUT WRITING THIS ESSAY, PLEASE HELP, PLEASE HELP.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 4:15am
Rewrite this paragraph adding or correcting the placement of hyphens, dashes, and parentheses as needed. Some fashion designers you may be able to think of some design clothes that are casual, yet elegant. Many designers have perfumes do you wear perfume? as well as clothes. ...
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 5:21pm
Could someone explain whats the difference between these two questions? Why do you wish to study the program(s)? What influenced your decisions to apply to the program(s)?
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 2:42pm
When the speaker refers to pausing to "enjoy the view/of the trees and the flowers below" he is really talking about? a) looking down at the view from the mountain b) giving up the struggle to just focus on his past successes c) being inspired by the beauty of the ...
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 12:50pm
Read the conversation at a peer review for Bens short story. It seems your central character has a really cool power: being able to hear what others are thinking, Tom said. Actually, I think it was more of a jinx, replied Ben. Being able to ...
Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 10:57pm
In a survey of 25 college students, it was found that 9 were taking an English class, 14 were taking a math class, and 8 were taking both English and math. How many students were taking a math class only
Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 6:48pm
Can you check these? Neither the tourists nor their guide has/have time to photograph the gazelle? I think has because guide is singular. Neither my spaniel nor my neighbor's terriers do/ does tricks. I think do because terriers is plural.
Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 2:03pm
1. Should I use a question mark or a period? I can't go today so would it work tomorrow( ) 2. Is this correct? I did WELL on the test. NOT I did GOOD on the test. WELL=ADVERB OR ADJECTIVE GOOD=ADJECTIVE
Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 11:53am
Hello. I will appreciate it if you help me with a few questions. 1) Is it possible to say "protesters gathered ON the square" or is it IN or AT? 2) Is it necessary to use the article in the context: a) 'Pope Francis blessed (the?) pilgrims in St Peter's ...
Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 10:48am
A student has 4 English books,3 math books,and 5 history books.In how many ways can these books be arranged on a shelf if the books in same subjects must be kept together?
Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 4:54am