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September 25, 2016

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Recent English Questions

English (Check/Help)
Read each sentence, and determine if it contains an action verb or a linking verb. Then, write a related sentence with the type of verb that does not appear in the first sentence. 1. Columbus's journal is a marvelous document. 2. His descriptions capture the lush splendor ...
Sunday, February 21, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
For each noun listed, write one sentence using the singular possessive form and another using the plural possessive form. 1. passenger Singular Possessive: The passenger's seat was uncomfortable during the entire flight. Plural Possessive: The passengers' confidence in...
Sunday, February 21, 2016 by Victoria

english
the party was in the garage,what is the verb in this sentence?
Sunday, February 21, 2016 by phodiso

English (Check)
For each noun listed, write one sentence using the singular possessive form and another using the plural possessive form. 1. passenger Singular Possessive: passenger's Plural Possessive: passengers' 2. compass Singular Possessive: compass's Plural Possessive: ...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
Choose the correct form--singular possessive, plural, or plural possessive--of the words in parentheses. 1. Pocahontas was the (king's***, kings, kings) dearest daughter. 2. (Pocahontas, Pocahontas's***, Pocahontas') kindness helped the settlers survive. 3. The ...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
The word root -vid-, from the Latin "videre," means "to see." Explain how each word that follows conveys the meaning of the root. 1. videotape 2. evident A: 1. This word conveys the meaning of the root as it refers to a magnetic tape for recording and ...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Help!)
Read each sentence, and determine if it contains an action verb or a linking verb. Then, write a related sentence with the type of verb that does not appear in the first sentence. 1. Columbus's journal is a marvelous document. 2. His descriptions capture the lush splendor ...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
Read the following excerpt from Equiano's autobiography. Then answer the questions below. Some of the people of the ship used to tell me they were going to carry me back to my own country and this made me very happy. I was quite rejoiced at the sound of going back, and ...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
In the following sentences based on the selection by Equiano, the verbs are all in the passive voice. Decide if each would be more effective in the active voice. If so, rewrite the sentence, adding or dropping words as necessary. If not, explain your reasons for leaving the ...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
Write A if the verb is in the active voice and P if it is in the passive voice. Then, rewrite the sentence using a verb in the opposite voice, adding or dropping words as necessary. 1. The ship took in all the cargo. A: A = active voice. All the cargo was taken in by the ship...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
The word root -vid-, from the Latin "videre," means "to see." Explain how each word that follows conveys the meaning of the root. 1. videotape 2. evident A: 1. This word conveys the meaning of the root as it refers to a magnetic tape for recording and ...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
Below each of the passages from Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, list the type of literary device(s) employed and explain how the passage exemplifies the device(s). 1. Were it not for the sovereign pleasure of God, the earth would not bear you one moment...There are black...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
1. To what emotion does the following passage appeal? Explain your answer. It would be dreadful to suffer this fierceness and wrath of Almighty God one moment; but you must suffer it to all eternity. There will be no end to this exquisite horrible misery. When you look forward...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
As you read these sentences from Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, use context clues to determine the meaning of each italicized word. Write your definition on the lines provided, along with an explanation of how you used context clues to help determine the word's ...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
Indicate which aspects of the Puritan Plain Style (short words, direct statements, and references to ordinary, everyday objects) are displayed by each poetry excerpt. 1. If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee. A: Short words and ...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English (Check)
Rewrite each sentence that follows, adding a term of direct address. Be sure to punctuate the new sentence correctly. 1. Would you please read that poem again? A: Would you please read that poem again, Sarah? 2. Your report on the Puritans was fascinating, especially the part ...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

English
British: American ll : l l : l gramme:gram please help me i need three examples of the word listed above that is spelt in the British way and also in the American way
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Evans

English
importance of healthy eating?
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Minu

English
Has the cat got your_______?
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Nan

english
I don't understand what the question is asking. Can someone help me understand. What can you take greater responsibility for as a student, and if you were to do so, what outcome(s) might you create?
Friday, February 19, 2016 by SANDRA

english
HE ran away and was gone for a year. When he came home he told me the silly story Of being kidnapped by pirates on Lake Michigan And kept in chains so he could not write me. I pretended to believe it, though I knew very well What he was doing, and that he met The milliner, Mrs...
Friday, February 19, 2016 by mausa

english
dyslexia-'please describe a typical reaction'
Friday, February 19, 2016 by Jane

math
An English teacher needs to pick 10 books to put on his reading list for the next school year, and he needs to plan the order in which they should be read. He has narrowed down his choices to 5 novels, 6 plays, 5 poetry books, and 6 nonfiction books. Step 1 of 2 : If he wants ...
Thursday, February 18, 2016 by Comet

English
Nine Haikus During a Drought In the dusty lane A frog waits for a puddle To fall from the sky Which form best describes this poem? A. limerick B. Haiku C. Concrete D. Narrative My choice is B. Haiku What about the poem best supports the answer to the previous question? A. It ...
Thursday, February 18, 2016 by Brian

English I
What are a couple REALLY good thesaurus sites that you would recommend?
Thursday, February 18, 2016 by ( ͡ ͜ʖ ͡)

English
Which of the following represents faulty logic A. Poor people get sick. B. Children are expensive to raise. C. The profit from selling children will improve the economy. D. Eating children will decrease the population. I chose A, am I correct?
Thursday, February 18, 2016 by Justine

English
I need help with writing an essay. Please!
Thursday, February 18, 2016 by Alie

english
I was waiting while a police officer wrote me a ticket for speeding on the interstate.____________, my appointment window with the cable company technician was bout to close. Which of the following words is most appropriate to complete the sentence above? a. However b. ...
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by jeb

english
how could i say poem and novel in one go could i say scriptures idk
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by help

English
Wow, she did great today. Wow is what part of speech in the sentence? I think a preposition but not sure?
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by sharon

english
She _______ (take) her lunch what type of verb form or tense can be used here ? When we use complements such as now look listen yesterday every day daily tomorrow forsure just now next week just by the end of next month lt is constructed grammatically.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by r s telagathoty

English
Which pronoun correctly completes the sentence? Please return the books to __________ proper shelves. A. their B. they're C. they D. theirs
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by Dasha

english
Danielle used to take that photo in 2007 what iswrong in this sentence
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by Anonymous

English
how do I explain how a monster might be used as a metaphor for science or scientific advances, and how could such a metaphor be considered social commentary about science?
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by Alie

English
True or false: Shakespeare’s works were written to be performed on stage. true************* false
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by Mike

English III
In which of these sentences is the meaning of the word interminable suggested? ____________________________________ A. I had a hard time believing his stories. B. His story seemed to go on forever. **** C. He was willing to bet on anything. D. He was outsmarted by a stranger.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by ♥Nirvana♥

English
In The Importance of Being Earnest, Jack and Algernon clearly have a preoccupation with food. In this lesson, you explored the deeper meaning of this preoccupation. Using what you learned in this lesson and what you have read in the text, discuss how food serves as a symbol ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by J.J.

English III
Which definition below describes stream of consciousness? A. A succession of ideas and images constantly moving forward in time but in a random pattern, represents the mind at work**** B. Reflections on a personal event ordered logically C. A persuasive purpose including ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by ♥Nirvana♥

English III
“An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” written by Ambrose Bierce demonstrates use of omniscient point of view. What is omniscient point of view? ____________________________________- A. A narrator that refers to him or herself as I. B. The narrator is an outsider ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by ♥Nirvana♥

english
Could you pl tell me parts of speech for : right
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by r s telagathoty

English
I need help with this sentence: The meaning of the flag is misunderstood. The majority of misinterpretation comes from misunderstanding the original meaning of what the Confederate symbolizes for Caucasian people from the very beginning when it was created. I didn't ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Which of the following do Petrarchan and Shakespearean sonnets have in common? A. rhyme scheme B. length C. question and answer format D. Both are organized as an octet and a sestet I chose A. rhyme scheme. Am I Correct?
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by Justine

english, afrikaans, Maths, life orientation, histo
I need to know what further studies I can pursue with these subjects and what occupations would this subjects be suitable for
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by Sarah Opperman

English
0. Since these personality characteristics depend on the growth of the layers of the little egg from which the person developed, they are very difficulty to change. Nevertheless, it is important for the individual to know about these types, so that he can have at least an ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by Jennifer

english
I need help with a paragraph: and the summary that I wrote: 10. Since these personality characteristics depend on the growth of the layers of the little egg from which the person developed, they are very difficulty to change. Nevertheless, it is important for the individual to...
Monday, February 15, 2016 by jennifer

English III
Anarchy is to virtuous as: A. Light is to dark B. Orderly is to chaos C. Happy is to sad D. Evil is to good****
Monday, February 15, 2016 by Nirvana

English III
Which words are an example of a slant rhyme? A. pilot and lieth B. thou and know C. tide and ride D. mask and mile I chose A, but that was wrong...so the only one I think is possible now is B. Am I right?
Monday, February 15, 2016 by Nirvana

English III
What pattern of organization describes a shift in time? A. Cause and effect B. Time order C. Process analysis D. Classification I chose A, but got it wrong....would it be B?
Monday, February 15, 2016 by Nirvana

English III
Lincoln's main purpose in “The Gettysburg Address” is to: A. argue why the Union will win the war B. explain the importance of the war and inspire people to support the Union**** C. seek money for the families of those who died D. identify the soldiers who died ...
Monday, February 15, 2016 by Nirvana

English
When Jonathan Swift says that his proposal is "solid and real, of no expense and little trouble" he is using A. Paradox B. Imagery C. parallelism D. verbal irony I Chose D. Verbal Irony. Am I Correct?
Monday, February 15, 2016 by Justine

English
"To err is human, to forgive, divine" is an example of? A. Paradox B. Metaphor C. Logical fallacy D. Antithesis I chose D. Am I Correct?
Monday, February 15, 2016 by Justine

English
Which of the following provides the best example of parallelism? A. Their chief use is for delight B. To spend too much time in studies is sloth, using them for ornament is affection C. Crafty men despise studies; simple men admire them D. Histories make men wise; poets are ...
Monday, February 15, 2016 by Justine

English
Which of the following do Petrarchan and Shakespearean sonnets have in common? A. rhyme scheme B. length C. question and answer format D. Both are organized as an octet and a sestet I Chose Answer B. length. I wanted someone to check my answer to see if it was correct. Thank you.
Monday, February 15, 2016 by Justine

economics,english,mathslit,accounting,business,eco
I don't know what to become when I grow up
Sunday, February 14, 2016 by Anonymous

english
Traditional African marriage is an advantage to men only not women
Sunday, February 14, 2016 by lebo

english
can anyone check my work?please
Sunday, February 14, 2016 by Anonymous

maths lit,business,history,english,life orientatio
Traditional african marriage is an advantage to men only not women
Sunday, February 14, 2016 by lerato

English
Consider the compound words blackboard and outfox and the relationship of their meanings to the meanings of the words that make them up. In what ways do these compound words show a degree of nonarbitrariness in their form-meaning connection? Will this true for all compound work?
Saturday, February 13, 2016 by Bibi

English
Which is correct? They want my sister and I to go away. They want my sister and me to go away. I think it's the first one?
Saturday, February 13, 2016 by Anonymous

early education
What problems might non-English speaking preschoolers encounter in their attempts to play with others
Saturday, February 13, 2016 by susanne

English
Write a narrative essay on "the new boy"
Saturday, February 13, 2016 by Fitse hope

english
Jimmy you must leave the room shut the door and be quiet. Which of the following options correctly punctuates the sentence above? A Jimmy, you must leave the room, shut the door, and be quiet. B. Jimmy; you must leave the room, shut the door and be quiet. C. Jimmy you must ...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 by sharon

English
Why my school should be awarded the best
Saturday, February 13, 2016 by Article

english
how can i compare with with the Poem brothers by andrew and nettles with Of Mice and men similarties between them
Saturday, February 13, 2016 by HELP

english
Jimmy you must leave the room shut the door and be quiet. Which of the following options correctly punctuates the sentence above? A Jimmy, you must leave the room, shut the door, and be quiet. B. Jimmy; you must leave the room, shut the door and be quiet. C. Jimmy you must ...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 by sharon

english
Which of the following sentences is written correctly? A When properly designed, an automobile can achieve great fuel efficiency. B. When properly designed an automobile can achieve great fuel efficiency. C. When properly designed, great fuel efficiency can be achieved by an ...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 by sharon

english
Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? A. After you sign the agreement it is too late of course, to change your mind. B. After you sign the agreement, it is too late of course to change your mind. C. After you sign the agreement, it is too late, of course, ...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 by sharon

Math,english,further math,government,CRS,lit in english,yoruba,civic,agric,biology
The fourth and sixth term of an arithmetic progession are -4 and -10 respectively. Find A.the common difference B.the first term C.sum of the first twelve terms
Friday, February 12, 2016 by Comfort

english
how can I compare with poem nettles and of mice and men
Friday, February 12, 2016 by HELP

English
What is the effect of the epic simile in lines 118-131 of the excerpt from the Odyssey, Part II? Sometimes in farmyards when the cows return well-fed from the pasture to the barn, one sees the pens give way before the calves in tumult, breaking through to cluster about their ...
Friday, February 12, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which of the following sentences is written in the passive voice? -Charlie ran down the street. -The delicious bread is baked by Mr. Jillin.<<<<<? -The plane will fly at five o’clock. -Kristin played with her dolls.
Friday, February 12, 2016 by Sandra

English
What attitude does the writer of the following sentence seem to have towards gun control? What words convey that this attitude: The anti-gunners are constantly lobbying congress, whining about people killing Bambi.
Friday, February 12, 2016 by Ruth

English
hi im working on same poem ice storm; the hill a pyramid of black crystal down with the cars slide like phosphorescent beetles while I, walking backwards in obedience to the wind, am possessed of the fearful knowledge my compatriots share but almost never utter: this is a ...
Friday, February 12, 2016 by Mohammad

english
what is an example of sonnet?
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by boberto

English
In The Importance of Being Earnest, Jack and Algernon clearly have a preoccupation with food. Discuss how food serves as a symbol for obedience to impulse and the pursuit of pleasure. How does this symbol help Oscar Wilde to comment on and satirize society?
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Joe

English
Which contraction correctly completes the sentence? Some people __________ responded to the invitation yet. A. hasn't B. haven't
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Dasha

English poem
canadian january night by alden nowlan ice storm; the hill a pyramid of black crystal down with the cars slide like phosphorescent beetles while I, walking backwards in obedience to the wind, am possessed of the fearful knowledge my compatriots share but almost never utter: ...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Mohammad

ENGLISH
(1)state and briefly discuss the functions of english language in Nigeria (2)state and briefly discuss the factors responsible for the promotion of english language in Nigeria
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by job

English
Paragraph about an orange fruit between you and orange. Please help me
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Nikka

English
What does it mean when they say, "She's the female Odell."
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by LETIZIA

english
perseverance,expanse,stifle,weary,writhe​,premises 1.In order to meet their goals,Olympic hopefuls require persistence as they train and(perserance) in the face of obstacles. 2.Readers must leave library(expanse)by the stated closing time unless permissions for after ...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by sun

English
Which sentence has a misplaced adjective clause? A. Leah ate her sandwich before opening the door, which was oozing jelly. B. Our mom makes peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, which she always stuffs to the edges. C. Leah's friend Carrie, whom she has known for years, ...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Dasha

English
Which term correctly identifies the underlined words in the sentence? Having shopped for hours and purchased several items, the family was ready to go home. A. infinitive phrase B. infinitive C. participial phrase D. participle
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Dasha

English
What kind of phrase is the underlined group of words? The house across the street has a large front dooradjective phrase B. adverb phrase C. appositive phrase
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Dasha

english
What is the part of speech of the underlined word in the sentence? The mall is here. A. adjective B. verb C. preposition D. adverb
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by dasha

Personal learning plan (english?)
What are some visual, auditory, reading/writing and kinaesthetic learning activities done in high schools?
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Sarah

English
Is this a simile? Just this void. The days raw and wide as this drought-blue sky. Just this nothingness. That's what hurts. Is it a simile because the day is being compared to the sky?
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by Chet

English
Do you guys do grammar check on like a paragraph. I am writing a letter to the principle and I want to have proper grammar. Thank you.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by Grammar check?

Inglish
Hello teachers. Plese help me learnm english.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by Pablito2

english
Draw a hut under a tree. which is subject and predicate
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by Tannistha

English III
Which of the following illustrate an analysis of a theme in Herman Melville’s story “Moby Dick”? A. Captain Ahab captains a ship called the Pequod B. The mission of the crew is to seek vengeance against the whale**** C. Humans can be weak when facing nature D. ...
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by Nirvana✌️

english
For what purpose does the writer use short paragraphs
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by angy

english
hi! i need help proofreading an essay, can I attatch my file?
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by dassi

English
Writing a paper, is this a complex sentence? He found out that he should make the lemonade cooler, but not too cold.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Who has read To Kill a Mockingbird
Monday, February 8, 2016 by Anonymous

English
I need to describe an example of diction in the story "The Other Wife" but i also need to describe an example of syntax. I don't quite understand the difference between the two. Is there a better way to understand the difference?
Monday, February 8, 2016 by Rhyan

social studies
Which geographical region in colonial North America was best known for its focus on agriculture and society based on English aristocracy?
Monday, February 8, 2016 by kamiwolfie

english
When we are asked "What's the function of the paragraph of the reading text" How shall we answer it
Monday, February 8, 2016 by angy

English
Please explain the first stanza of the pulley by george herbert.. When god at first made man, having a glass of blessings standing by, " lets us," said he,"pour on him all we can, let the world's riches,whhich dispersed lie, contract into a span."
Monday, February 8, 2016 by Zumrique

Social Studies
4. Two languages spoken widely in Canada are (1 point) A.Spanish and English.-my answer B.French and Spanish. C.French and English. D.Dutch and English. 5. How do Canada's native peoples intend to preserve their cultures? (1 point) A.by becoming independent nations -my ...
Monday, February 8, 2016 by mmm

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