Saturday
August 2, 2014

Homework Help: English

Branches of English

Recent English Questions

Post a New Question | Current Questions

history
Why did the English establish colonies in the Americas?
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:50pm

history
Why did the English establish colonies in the Americas?
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:39pm

English
Can someone check my post? It's urgent. Thank you very much in advance! I like the urban look the most/the worst because it is so cool. These clothes are baggy and comfortable enough to wear anywhere/for work/for school/at parties/to go out. I like to wear casual clothes ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 4:09pm

english
is it possible to find evidence that could ever disprove a conspiracy theory? why/why not?
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 1:56am

English
Is this sentence correct? My family (my mom, dad, and I) was going on a trip. I think it is correct, because family is singular?
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:24pm

English
Which word fits? Have officials chose/chosen the city for the next Olympics? The Greek gods and goddesses drank/drunk nectar.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:03pm

English
Help please What change if any? Michael phelps is one of the best know athletes who endorse products in television commercials Is it c? a sentence is correct b change endorse to endorsing c change endorse to endorses
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:25pm

English
If I use "anything," should I pair it with "it" or "them?" For example, "if I wanted anything, I could get it/them there."
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 2:42pm

ENGLISH
is this syntax because the author uses short sentences "why, no one on our side had even though of firing a gun, because when you came right down to it, we didnt like guns and did not believe in them"
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:31pm

English
How do I find a research question in an article titled Ethical issues in public health: A qualitative study of public health practice
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 4:04pm

English
what is the word for to 'gradually persuaded'?
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 2:23pm

english/III
Analyze the sentence to select the adverb clause, subordinating conjunction, and the word(s) modified in the appropriate boxes below. Please get to bed early since you have a test tomorrow Adverb clause: Word(s) modified: Subordinating conjunction:
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 11:20am

English story
Girls and boys by alice munro 1) what does the mother expect of her daughter and why does the narrator feel that her mom is her "enemy"? 2) why does the girl find fathers work more interesting than her moms!?
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 8:50am

English
1. someone who works in a garden, growing plants and making it look attractive 2. someone who works in a garden, while he grows plants and makes it look attractive (The above is the definition of 'gardener.' Does #1 mean #2?)
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:35am

English
1. He was excited to watch the game. 2. He was excited watching the game. (Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? What is the difference between them?)
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:28am

English
1. What's the weather like today? 2. How is the weather today? 3. Whhat's today's forecast? 4. How is it outside? (Are they all interchangeable? are they all the same and grammatical?)
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 12:03am

English
In the sentence They are not nuts. They is the subject Are is the verb What is the predicate word?
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 9:17pm

English
What is the predicate word in this sentence Peanut butter is rich in protein? Rich or protein?
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 6:32pm

English
1. Your body temperature is a little higher than usual. 2. Your body temperature is a little higher than your temperature is usual. (Does #1 mean #2? Is #2 the full form of #1?) 3. He is as tall as I. 4. He is as tall as me. (Are both OK? Which one is commonly used? Is #3 for ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 4:48pm

English
1. What animal do you keep? 2. What pet animal do you have? 3. What pet do you keep? 4. Which pet do you have? 5. What pet do you have? - I have a pet turtle. (Which question is suitable for the answer?)
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 4:12pm

English 2
Is this correct? To Whom It May Concern, In regards to the Memorial Day fiasco aboard you cruise ship, Star Princess. We would like to offer our sincere apology for our part in the mishap. While we do not plan on taking legal action against you or the Moroccan authorities, we ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 3:57pm

English II
Read the following poem and answer the question that follows. "I Like to See it Lap the Miles" by Emily Dickinson I like to see it lap the miles, And lick the valleys up, And stop to feed itself at tanks; And then, prodigious, step Around a pile of mountains, And, ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 2:47pm

English
I have a doubt in this statement: We've been best friends for years and still we're going to be more than best friends 1)What is the simple predicate in this sentence?
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 11:58am

english-project
Hi!I am doing project, its about making the world a better place for humans. I have to join organizations online and subscribe t email lists to get action updates-issues like anti-war/peace, social justice and environments, animals, food water and democracy. Please tell me ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 10:08am

English
Use the following verbals according to the functions provided. 1. scanning as a predicative nominative 2. polluting as a participle 3. to exaggerate as an appositive 4. composing as an indirect object 5. to demonstrate as a predicative nominative
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 3:38am

English
But they were those bags she saved that caused them such humiliation. What should "they were" change from the options below. A. NO CHANGE B. it was C. there was D. DELETE the underlined portion.
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 8:44pm

English
Identify the appropriate punctuation for the underlined word or phrase for questions 19-20. 19.) Irving Berlin wrote "White Christmas" and many other popular songs. White Christmas is underlined, I just used quotation marks. A.) italics B.) quotation marks C.) single...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 8:13pm

English
Identify the sentence for questions 16-18 that contains NO errors in punctuation or use of italics. 16. A.) Catherine asked, "Where are you going"? B.) "We're going to volunteer ate the animal shelter," said Dan, "Do you want to come?" C.) &...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 7:35pm

English
Identify the word or phrase that should be in italics. 1.) Riding the Orient Express toward Istanbul, Tom read the novels of Mark Twain. A.) Orient Express B.) Istanbul C.) Mark Twain D.) none 2.) He felt like a character in a Steven Spielberg movie as he listened to a Strauss...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 6:44pm

English
What is the complete predicate in the following sentence? Your sister Erin wrote a fantastic essay about Paris. I think the answer is wrote a fantastic essay about Paris.
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 6:32pm

English
what is the simple subject in the sentence my first dog was afraid of thunderstorms.
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 6:22pm

English
¡°By studying socioeconomic status within a neuroscientific framework, we have the potential to expand our understanding of the biological signatures of poverty,¡± said Nina Kraus, professor of neurobiology, physiology and communication sciences at ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 5:52pm

English
What skill/knowledge does this artifact reflect, and how did you learn this skill/knowledge? What are they asking here and are they asking for both skill and knowledge or just one of them
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 5:50pm

English
How did your understanding of the power of language expand through your engagement with this artifact? What does that mean
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 5:43pm

english
not sure what the difference between a simple subject, simple predicate, complete subject and a complete predicate are
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 3:25pm

English
If women are being compared to mules, what else could be said about them besides explaining that they are weak?
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1:29pm

English: Please help
Serving the financial division of the government is the primary responsibility of the (1 point) Department of the Interior. Department of Commerce. *Department of the Treasury. Department of State The National Park Service is part of this department. (1 point) *Department of ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 12:52pm

English
Do you mind my opening the window? He narrowly escaped being drowned. He gave up smoking. He admitted having stolen the money. I could not avoid saying so. I finished writing my composition. Sam enjoyed swimming in the river. He stopped smoking. He suggested going on a picnic...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1:45am

English
In the following sentence, should "is" be replaced with "are"? Beowulf’s courage and willingness to fight to his death is what makes him a classic hero.
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 11:36pm

English
which poetic device does this quote use “Why no one on our side had even thought of firing a gun, because when you came right down to it, we didn’t like guns and did not believe in them”
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 8:10pm

English
The following sentence is an example of which primary English sentence pattern? The toddler tossed his father the ball. A. Pronoun, subject, interrogative verb B. Subject, action verb, indirect object, direct object. C. Subject, verb, object, object complement D. Subject, ...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:34pm

English
Which one of the following sentences contains an incorrect usage of the singular possessive? A. Icarus's fate was sealed when he approached the sun. B. Mary was dominant among Jesus' disciples. C. The alpha male is often the pack's leader. D. The north forty has ...
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 12:42pm

English
1. I am happy with you. 2. I am happy because of you. 3. I am happy about you. (What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)
Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 2:49am

English
I left out two last sentences.Which are grammatica? Thank you very much. 1)When I was five I was able to ride a bike/When I was five I could ride ... 2) Did they manage to book a table...? Were they able to book (is a mistake?)
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 3:09pm

English
Can someone from you help me with these sentences? Which of the options are grammatical? Which are best? It's really urgent..... •She wasn't able to speak until she was... •She couldn't speak until she was •It is better to book a holiday with a ...
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 2:39pm

English
1. I demanded that he should give me the money. 2. I suggested that we should go on a picnic tomorrow. 3. He insisted that she should join the club. 4. I demanded that he give me the money. 5. I suggested that we go on a picnic tomorrow. 6. He insisted that she join the club...
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 1:32am

English!
This is what i got so far but i need help with an opening paragraph and conclusion Mark twain used huck as narrator to see the innocent view of these difficult adult themes. in the eyes of a child, the morality of the situations he finds are much more concerning than most ...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 11:08pm

English
For english i'm doing facts about mark twain and if i put " Around all of the facts, is it still plagiarism?
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 10:51pm

English
1. She likes to jump rope as a warm-up. 2. She likes to skip rope as a warm-up. 3. She likes jump rope as a warm-up. 4. She likes jump roping as a warm-up. 5. She likes skip rope as a warm-up. 6. She likes skip roping as a warm-up. (Which expressions are grammatical?)
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 8:59pm

english
unscramble the words in the following sentence to write sensible sentences : underline common noun the was about One an West old outlaw film in.
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 6:47pm

English (PLEASE I NEED HELP)
Read the following short excerpt of student writing. Use your vocabulary and grammar knowledge to determine which suggestions you would make to improve his or her grammar and word choice. I really thought she loved me but I discovered her grave betrayal one afternoon. It was ...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 2:47pm

English (Ms.Sue)
I am planning for a 1 hour mock exam (tomorrow) about two poems: -Dulce et Deocorum est (Wilfred Owen) -The Man He Killed (Thomas Hardy) My essay question is- what are the similarities and differenced on the two poems in which shows the theme conflict. Now I don't need you...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 2:35pm

Revision
Can you please give me advice and tips on revising for a formal English essay?
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 2:33pm

English II
Read the sentence below and answer the corresponding question. Despite their differences, my father and mother had an __________ divorce. Which word best completes the sentence? adjunct affluent amicable amorous
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 1:58pm

English II
Which of these sentences contains an oxymoron? A. Mr. Keynes was a workaholic who found vacations to be about as relaxing as six rounds wrestling with an alligator. B. Despite his desire to travel during his week off, Mr. Keynes was unable to think of any vacation spot as ...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 1:49pm

English (Ms.Sue)
I am planning for a 1 hour mock exam (tomorrow) about two poems: -Dulce et Deocorum est (Wilfred Owen) -The Man He Killed (Thomas Hardy) My essay question is- what are the similarities and differenced on the two poems in which shows the theme conflict. Now I don't need you...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 1:46pm

English II
from "EXTRICATING YOUNG GUSSIE" by P.G. Wodehouse She sprang it on me before breakfast. There in seven words you have a complete character sketch of my Aunt Agatha. I could go on indefinitely about brutality and lack of consideration. I merely say that she routed me ...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 1:27pm

english
Many schools experience disruptive and anti-social behaviour, sometimes on a daily basis. Imagine that you attend the school at which Mrs Rodriguez is the Headteacher. Mrs Rodriguez has decided to tackle bad behaviour at your school. Recently there have been some very serious ...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 7:27am

English
"Most people think of bamboo as a tree or a bush." Is the verb transitive or intransitive? I think I see from other posts it is transitive but why? Where is the direct object?
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 12:33am

English
What attitudes toward Catholicism, the religion Donne abandoned, are apparent in his poetry?
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 12:26am

English Grammar
Which sentence uses proper grammar? I'm bored by math class. Or I'm bored of math class.
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 12:12am

English/Spelling
Here is a list of words. 1. moral, 1. morality 2. mental, 2. mentality 3. individual, 3. individuality 4. general, 4. generality 5. eventual, 5. eventuality 6. personal, 6. personality 7. musical, 7. musicality 8. neutral, 8. neutrality 9. original, 9. originality 10. normal, ...
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 10:14pm

English
Is this sentence written properly? "Think about it," Link began, "Didn't you realize how much trash there was as the water came?"
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 9:06pm

English
Charollets Web How did Wilbur respond to the lamb saying "Pigs mean less than nothing to me"
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 8:44pm

english
two things to keep in mind when you are deciding whether to use formal or informal english are the
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 8:13pm

English
Which of the following sentences contains an italicized word that's used as a predicate adjective? A. Jerry looks ill today.(ill is italicized) B. Jerry looks into the microscope.(into is italicized) C. Jerry looks disdainfully at the pile of laundry.(disdainfully is ...
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 6:56pm

English
After the bully struck him, Jules wanted to......... by throwing a rock, but he had.......s about doing anything so dangerous.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 6:31pm

English
1. He must have been rich. 2. I am sure he was rich. 3. I am sure that he was rich. 4. It is certain he was rich. 5. It is certain that he was rich. 6. Certainly he was rich. 7. Surely he was rich. (Are they all the same? Do we have to use 'that' or not?)
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 6:23am

English
1. Walking on the street, I found a stray dog. 2. While I was walking on the street, I found a stray dog. 3. When I was walking on the street, I found a stray dog. 4. While I walked on the street, I found a stray dog. 5. When I walked on the street, I found a stray dog. (Among...
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 5:24am

English
1. Reading this poem, I can picture the speaker, who has so much to say. 2. When I read this poem, I can picture the speaker,and he has so much to say. 3. While I read this poem, I can picture the speaker,and he has so much to say. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Are the all the same?)
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 5:16am

English
Can someone please check my answers? *Cross out any prepositional phrase. Underline the subject once and the verb/verb phrase twice. Write Adv. above adverbs. Put infinitives in parenthesis. Not doesn't need to be listed as an adverb. 1.Without hesitation, the rabbit ...
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 12:03am

English
Can someone please check my answers? *Cross out any prepositional phrase. Underline the subject once and the verb/verb phrase twice. Write Adv. above adverbs. Put infinitives in parenthesis. Not is not considered an adverb in my English class. 1.From June until the end of ...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 10:07pm

English
Which one is right "Tell me more," bellowed Posiedon, "who are these people?" "Tell me more," bellowed Poseidon, "Who are these people?" The second one
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 6:33pm

English
Check the correct information on Ms. Kim's note. (What does 'on Ms. Kim's note' modify? What is the part of speech of "Ms. Kim's note"? An adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase?)
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 4:55pm

english
how to write solving problems scene of three characters which started with prologue
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 3:26pm

English
The school nurse's sick note is on the table. (What is 'sick note'? What is the part of speech of 'sick'? Is 'sick' a noun or an adjective in the sentence?)
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 8:43am

English
1. Ted is 2 years older than Bill. 2. Ted is 5 centimeters taller than Bill. 3. Ted is 10 kilograms heavier than Bill. (Are they all grammatical?) 4. Ted is 165 cm tall. (How do we read '165 cm' here? 5. one hundred sixty-five centimeters 6. one sixty-five centimeters ...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 7:53am

English
Comprehension
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 7:29am

English
Can someone please check my answers? *Cross out any prepositional phrase. Underline the subject once and the verb/verb phrase twice. Write Adv. above adverbs. Put infinitives in parenthesis. 1. In the early morning, the birds chirped in the back of the house near the pond. (...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 10:51pm

English
Can someone please check my answers? *Cross out any prepositional phrase. Underline the subject once and the verb/verb phrase twice. Write Adv. above adverbs. Put infinitives in parenthesis. 1.In the bushes along the road stood an elephant with purple spots in front of his ...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 10:00pm

English
If you could give me a hand, that would be great. (What is the meaning of this sentence?)
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 8:21pm

English
1. I can give you a hand if you want. -That would be great. (What is the meaning of 'would' in the answer?) - That will be great. - That's great. (Can we use these answers? What is the difference in meaning?) 2. I can give you a hand if you want to. -That would be ...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 8:06pm

english
What grammatical structure is the italicized portion of the sentence? By serving as a popcorn vendor, Don saw many good games. appositive?
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 7:31pm

English
We have to do a myth about a natural phenomenon. I did mine about Poseidon getting bad at two teenagers for throwing litter into the ocean. A long time ago in the small town of Homewood there were two teenage boys named Rhett and Link. They were always getting into trouble. ...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 7:21pm

English
Select the correct noun clause in the sentence below. Then choose the function of the noun clause. The detective asked me if I had heard any strange noises the night before. Noun clause: if I had heard any strange noises the night before. function of clause: direct object
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 7:10pm

english
what logical fallacies do you see in each one and need a breif explanation 1.Resistance is futile 2."It's the economy, stpid" 3.Yes we can (obamma campain)
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 7:10pm

English
What is a subordinate clause?
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 6:46pm

English
Choose the function of the italicized infinitive phrase. 1.May I have permission to use the car tonight? 2.He went to Europe to study architecture. 3.I want to go with you to the store. 4.Can you give me a place to put my things? 5.To help you is my greatest desire. 6.Meredith...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 5:37pm

English
What is the gerund phrase and noun function of the gerund in these sentences: 1.Brett earns his income by repairing cars. 2.I enjoy playing the piano. 3.Her favorite pastime is entertaining friends. 4.She is successful in mimicking others' voices. 5.He must like studying ...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 5:13pm

english 12
i am doing a summary on geoffrey nunberg reimagining america i don't know where to start
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 5:08pm

English
On the playground, there are two fathers and three kids. There is a slide on the playground. On the slide a boy is sliding down upside down, and his father is catching the boy. The other father is holding a girl in her left hand. The other girl is on his back and the father is...
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 6:14am

English
1. He is delivering lunches for elderly people. 2. He is delivering lunch boxes for elderly people. (Are both the same in meaning?) 3. He is delivering lunches for elderly people. 4. He is delivering lunches to elderly people. (Are both the same in meaning?)
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 5:57am

English
1. Do you like vanilla-flavored ice cream? 2. What if they were made from cow droppings? (What is the tense of Sentence 2? Is #2 in the past tense or the present tense?)
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 2:24am

english
what does it mean to include citation with a quote
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 10:35pm

English
1. I'm sure you will be a good author. 2. I'm sure you would be a good author. 3. I'm sure you can be a good author. 4. I'm sure you could be a good author. (What is the difference among them in meaning?)
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 8:48pm

English
Whitman, Bradstreet, and Wheatley included sensory details in their poetry. True/False
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 5:16pm

English
True/False Drunkards and prostitutes inspired Whitman's poetry.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 4:59pm

english
What does this quote mean/significance?-Candide by Voltaire-"Men... must have corrupted nature a little, for they were not born wolves, and they have become wolves. God did not give them twenty-four-pounder cannons or bayonets, and they have made bayonets and cannons to ...
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 4:33pm

English
A thief must have broken into the house. The house is broken. There is a piece of cloth of a blue shirt on the table. On the floor, there are many footprints. Encyclopedia is looking for evidences with a magnifier. Who do you think is the thief among the three suspects? I ...
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 3:29pm

english
Wanted the public to ride streetcars on weekends Is it a fragment or sentence
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:37am

Pages: <<Prev | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | Next>>

Post a New Question | Current Questions

Search
Members