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Grammar and Composition
I don't know if anybody remembers, but a long time ago I was working on a pet peeve speech for this course and a lot of the tutors helped me finish it up. There was a second part to it that I never got to do, I would like to finish that up now. There were some requirements...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 4:18pm

English
Please help me to correct Grammar 2. To what extent is CA relate to culture? Is it possible to analyze a particular conversation with no regard of cultural schemata? Support your argument with what you have learnt in this course. Conversation analysis concern with analysis of ...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 1:44am

english
Please help me to correct grammar Task 3 – Unit review (Summary and critique) According to Brown and Hood’s “Academic Encounters: Life in Society” (2002), Intermediate to High Intermediate Level, includes unit 1: Belonging to a group, consists of chapter 1 ...
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 1:42am

Spanish
I try to write a summary for Mañana de Sol. So, can anyone please check my grammar and vocabulary? Thank you! “Mañana de Sol” dos desconocidos se encuetran en el parque y, aunque al comienzo no se dan muy bién, terminan por siendo amigos. Los dos...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 2:44pm

Please check my work!
I try to write a summary for Mañana de Sol. So, can anyone please check my grammar and vocabulary? Thank you! “Mañana de Sol” dos desconocidos se encuetran en el parque y, aunque al comienzo no se dan muy bién, terminan por siendo amigos. Los dos...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 1:24pm

Grammar
I have to answer these questions and tell why I picked that answer. I have the answers I just need to know why I picked the answers. Most of them I picked due to they sounded right. Can anyone help me as if they are right and why. Read the following sentences, and focus on the...
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 10:07am

7th grade grammar
Hey Ms. Sue, thank you for the website. It helped Juliana a lot. She thinks she can figure this out now. Thank you VERY MUCH!!!
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 8:05pm

7th grade grammar
Writeacher: Juliana looked at the powerpoint on the clauses and she said it was really good, thank you writeacher. She said it helped her a lot. She thinks she might have it now. Thank you SOOOO much!
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 7:59pm

more 7th grade grammar
Trying to help my daughter... we have to identify subordinate clauses, identify independent clauses. I can help her with the part about simple, compound and complex, but don't remember the independent and subordinate. Any help would be appreciated. 2. Darren Daniel signed ...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 7:32pm

grammar 7th grade
My daughter has some homework in which she has to identify independent clauses and subordinate clauses as well as indentifying whether the sentence is simple, complex, or compound. I can help her with the last part, but don't know how to help her with the subordinate ...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 7:24pm

Grammar
Does the following sentence have faulty co-ordination or run-on errors? "Harry Houdini left home at the age of 12, and his real name is Erich Weiss."
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 5:29pm

grammar
Which is the best way to combine these two sentences? Breathing all that dust was not good for people's health. Many people got sick. a. Breathing all that dust was not good for people's health, and many got sick or b. Breathing all that dust was not good for people&#...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 12:44am

English
Can you please tell me which is the best word choice in each sentence? Thank you in advance for your invaluable help!! 1.My friends gave me jewels (?) as Christmas presents. 2.On the following (or the next?) day I took the dog for a walk or for walks. I made a lot of presents ...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 5:46pm

Please check my nazi paper 8th grade
here's what I'm supposed to do ( you are being accused of being a conspirator -spy- for the Nazi Party. Persuade your accusers -American Patriots- that you are otherwise. ) Please check the paper I wrote below for grammar mistakes please! don't worry about spelling...
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 1:53pm

grammar
The coordinating conjunctions that can be used to combine two complete sentences with a comma are “for, and, nor, because, yet, so
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 10:49pm

english
The following paragraph contains five errors in grammar, punctuation, mechanics, or usage. Copy and paste the paragraph into the textbox, and then revise to correct the errors. 1. When your Dictionary shows more than one spelling for a word, I bet you were taught to use the ...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 9:54pm

English
My teacher wants me to proofread and make corrections on the following. Can you help me. I will send over the question and then below is what I have revised will you check it for me? The following paragraph contains five errors in grammar, punctuation, mechanics, or usage. ...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 1:45pm

English
The following paragraph contains five errors in grammar, punctuation, mechanics, or usage. Copy and paste the paragraph into the textbox, and then revise to correct the errors. 2. Often, however, the dictionaries are wrong about this, in fact, by putting one word first, they ...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 5:15pm

grammar
My new coworker is actually quite nice
Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 11:27am

grammar
I’m not very good at math because I’m a girl
Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 11:26am

Grammar
I understand Dr. Maurice hired a new nurse. What is her name? 1b.
Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 11:25am

English
I was wondering if it was possible for you to read my essay and critique it and correct any grammar errors. I haven't written an essay in a long time, so it took me a while to come up with this. I read through my essay many times and I do hear that it doesn't flow ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 12:15am

Anonymous: Re: Grammar
I checked the first 25 answers you posted for your 50-question grammar test. You have 10 of the 25 wrong for a 40% score. I couldn't take any more! Please do not post this test again. I'm sure your instructor does not want the test posted in a public forum.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 10:58pm

English
Why is it that in today's working world being able to write well and to use grammar correctly are so important?
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 10:57pm

Grammar
is saying "grammatically wrong" gramatically incorrect?
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 10:33pm

To: Anonymous; Re: GRAMMAR TEST
I've removed your 50-question final grammar test. You posted none of your answers, so obviously you're looking for answers and not help. The Jiskha Forum's purpose is to HELP students with homework. We do not do assignments or tests.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 10:24pm

grammar
what is the predicate adjective and participle in this sentence? Nearly a hundred years later, a talented ballet dancer appeared in the same city.
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 7:58pm

grammar
They have endeared me by just being themselves and helping me learn to appreciate the imagination, creativity, and personality inside of them.
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 3:48pm

french
can someone please edit this for any spelling/grammar mistakes? it's a skit on french expressions. N: Bonjour, Cynthia. C: Bonjour, Neal! N: Comment-ça va? C: Ça va bien, mais je suis très fatigué! N: Oh? Pourqoui es-tu fatigué? C: Parce-...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 10:38pm

ela
can you proof read once more please it was grammar worksheet i just corrected but i thought it will lots of mistake that why i gave to you to proofread. tomorrow i have to tell the answers because everyone has some paragraph On April 9, 1917, Easter Monday, Canadian soldiers ...
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 10:37pm

6th Grade Grammar
Underline the form of to do or to have in the sentence. Today, many do their best to learn about Einstein's work. Also, what does the "to do" and the "to have" mean?
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 5:17pm

Communication Studies
Please Help! I need a rule of English grammar that has always caused people problems in English class (that is, a prescriptive rule)?
Monday, January 18, 2010 at 3:06pm

Grammar
How do I explain the verbs: (Have, Do, and Be) in the Past and Present form to a 3rd grader?
Sunday, January 10, 2010 at 8:04pm

grammar
The exam included 8 A's, 7 B's, and 6 C's. is that correct?
Sunday, January 10, 2010 at 12:09pm

English
Can you check the following e-mail for me, please? 1)I am terribly sorry for e-mailing you your new timetable for the period .. later than I promised you 2)As the 8th December and the 5th January were holidays, you will have to catch up two hours in the second A and E ...
Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 12:11pm

com 220
Questions 5-6 Directions: In each of the following sentences some part of the sentence or the entire sentence is underlined. Beneath each sentence you will find four ways of writing the underlined part. The first of these repeats the original, but the other three are all ...
Friday, January 8, 2010 at 12:58pm

Pre-Algebra
Well, this problem is really stumping me, so here it is. Directions: In each problem, first draw a picture of the situation to the right of the problem. Then decide whether the problem involves measuring length or area growth to help you answer the questions. 1. It costs Mrs. ...
Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 11:01pm

3rd grade grammar
In the question "Are you going to the ballgame tonight?", how would you classify the word "are"?
Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 8:49pm

Grammar and Composition
Using a map select cities in these coordinates. Then, using a newspaper or other resources, describe the weather forecast for these cities. I've done the first part. Now, for the second part, does it mean that I just find out the weather for today in those cities? for ...
Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 11:05am

grammar
the word "is" in the following sentence:an adverb?preposition?conjunction?verb?...C​atching fish is one of the oldest pastimes.
Monday, January 4, 2010 at 12:29pm

grammar
abstract noun for: a) worm b) briliant c) hot d) stupid e) late f) accurate g) merry h) secure
Saturday, January 2, 2010 at 2:00pm

grammar
I remember instances where I fell. when or where ?
Friday, January 1, 2010 at 10:14pm

grammar
Is the grammar in the following sentence ok? For, surely, the paintings were created by people who were not so different than myself.
Friday, January 1, 2010 at 9:23pm

English
Is the grammar right in this. It's bullet pointed in a resume. Should all those different words be capitalized or lower cassed? Oversee plant operation of Meat Dept, Pantry, Sauce Room, Bakery, Security, Shipping/Receiving and Sanitation
Friday, January 1, 2010 at 1:45pm

Grammar and Composition
What is a good synonym for the word 'lief'. The meaning of this word is gladly or willingly. As in: I would as lief go south as not. I can't find a synonym for the word, and I don't want to use the words in the meaning as the synonyms.
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 10:55am

grammar
Writeone complete sentence for each expression to show clearly how it differs in meaning from their expression in the group. a to begin by b to begin to a to part with b to part from
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 4:42am

grammar
complete sentance to show how it differsin ih meaning from expression in group a to begin by b to begin to a to part with b to part from
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 4:29am

grammar
principal parts of hold,swell,hear,win one complete sentance for each expression to show clearly how it differ in meaning from the expression in the group.to conpare with. to compare to b.to charge for. to charge with
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 3:17am

grammar
principal parts of hold,swell,hear,win one complete sentance for each expression to show clearly how it differ in meaning from the expression in the ggoup
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 3:02am

grammar
principal parts of hold,swell,hear,win
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 2:55am

grammar
1) Their kindness will give me the gift of patience... does this sound okay? 2)In this method, I could learn from different areas of study and eventually narrow my path and focus on a certain aspect of the field with pure confidence. Too many ands?
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 12:03am

grammar
1) "I would like to learn as much as possible as soon as possible" Should there be a comma after the first "possible?" 2)"The liberties that the university provides to its students..." Should I take out the "to"?
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 12:00am

Grammar and Composition
I don't understand how I can use 'largess' in a sentence properly. It means giving of gifts(generously). So could I just say: There is a large amount of largess at holiday times? it doesnt' sound right
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 9:19pm

Grammar and Composition
I can't seem to find the synonym of the word 'lachrymal', or a good sentence for it. it means, of or characterized by tears.
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 9:13pm

Grammar and Composition
The little orphan girl kept her mother’s necklace as a keepsake of her rememberence. Is this the correct usage of the word 'keepsake'?
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 8:34pm

Grammar and Composition
What is a good sentence with the word 'juxtapose'. It means to place close together or side by side, as for contrast. Thanks
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 8:21pm

grammar
is this sentence gram. correct? For example, the genocide in Darfur shows not only history repeats itself when unacknowledged, but also progress is at a standstill if we refuse to resolve our conflicts. should i have a THAT before the not only and after the shows?
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 7:56pm

Grammar and Composition
Is this the correct use of the word 'lieu' in this sentence. The store let me trade the item for something else I liked in lieu of returning the money. ?
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 5:26pm

Grammar and Composition
How can I use labile in a sentence? And would 'transform' be a good synonym of this word? Thanks
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 5:21pm

Grammar and Composition
what is a good sentence using the word, integument it means a natural covering, as a skin or shell thanks
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 3:06pm

Grammar and Composition
Can someone please give me an example of a sentence using the word: impale? It means to pierce or fix with something pointed. The robber was about to impale the old lady, but the police made it just in time. does that make sense?
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 2:58pm

Grammar and Composition
I need to write a sentence with the word: idolatry is this ok: The Hindu religion involves idolatry as a major form of worship. ?
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 2:54pm

grammar
is it angry with her or angry at her
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 11:19pm

French
Could you please check and correct this for any spelling or grammar problems. Thanks! PAST 1.Quand j'étais jeune, j'ai eu des cheveux blonds. 2.Ma soeur, Marissa, et moi avons joué ensemble tout le temps. 3.J'ai sucé mon pouce. 4.J'ai port&...
Monday, December 21, 2009 at 6:24pm

grammar
Which one of the following depressants is an opioid?
Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 2:24pm

English
just correct please if grammar or spelling mistake Fifteen year old, Kate Hates Zeke Dexter who was murderer of her mother. She wants to take revenge from him. She misses her mother and sometimes
Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 9:51pm

Grammar and Composition
Is there any one who can help me on this assignment? Please let me know, so I can start working on it step by step. DESERTED ISLAND ESSAY The format of this essay should be based on the Five-Paragraph Essay format. Use the following suggestions to create an island, details, ...
Monday, December 14, 2009 at 4:58pm

grammar
in order to write sentences that are correct in srtucture is this a fragment run-on sentence
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 2:52pm

grammar
The dock is on Fish Lane. CAPITALIZE the proper nouns in the sentence.
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 11:17pm

grammar
trying to Capitalize the proper nouns in the sentence
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 11:04pm

college comprehensive grammar checkpoint
Did you know a famous animal-rights activist has criticized horseracing because of the dangers involved? 1b. Did you know a famous animal-rights activist have criticized horseracing because of the dangers involved? Subject-verb agreement 2a. Peer editing academic papers ...
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 9:12pm

English
1. You killed you. 2. You killed yourself. (#2 is right. #1 is not right? Right?) 3. Take care of you. 4. Take care of yourself. (What about #3 and #4? Which one is right in basic grammar?)
Monday, December 7, 2009 at 9:54pm

English
Can someone please check the grammar in these last two for me. I posted this about 8:00 and no one ever answered. I do understand that you are helping other individuals to. Your help is greatly appreciated. The tension that Irene has towards Bellew shows that she does not ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 9:27pm

English
Can you please check the grammar in these two separate points. Thank you. Irene shares with Clare how her daughter would be affected if John found out about his own wifes “true race” and reveals to Clare would could happen. The lesson that Larson is trying to teach ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 7:33pm

English
Can you please just check the grammar in this for me. Larsen's theme goes to prove that when somebody is unable to recognize their real identity, their false face that they put on leads them towards possible danger. Those individuals are willing to risk the good things ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 4:05pm

grammar
The field school was an amazing and eye-opening experience in which I was able to travel to an area I had never visited before and learned about a culture I hadn’t known about.
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 11:46pm

grammar
Sometimes it took days until I could pull out the artifact that had staring me in the face, and not doing so beforehand had taken much patience and self control. Is the grammar correct?
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 11:42pm

Helen
But it is your highly regarded Anthropology program that caught my attention. It is with the help of that department that my passion for history and Archeology will flourish, and my dream of becoming an archeologist will be made real. Is the grammar okay? How about the flow?
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 11:09pm

English
Can you please just check the grammar in this for me. Thank you Nella Larsen theme is to teach the readers that sometimes it is best to deny ones racial heritage rather than to accept it or identify with it. When it comes to certain situations when race is an issue, the ending...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 5:10pm

h
The destruction of the great city, then its clumsy discovery of the ruins in the 19th century, enthralled me. Is the grammar correct? anyway I could change the wording to make it flow better?
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 12:09am

spanish
Hi can anyone help me to proofread my Spanish essay my teacher grades heavily on the grammar. here it is: Tengo muchas metas para mi futuro. En el futuro claro que asistiré una universidad, asistiré Harvard. Es muy importante a mí asistir una universidad ...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 6:24pm

grammar
what part of speech is..... don't,better,let,to,can, and then???
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 4:55pm

grammar
I was unexpectedly surprised by the interest that I had in these people who uncovered history with their bare hands, who saw what had not been seen for nearly two thousand years. should it be, "...the interest I had in these people..."?
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 7:19pm

grammar
For several years after the book was left on my bookshelf untouched after or afterward(s)? And there should be a comma after "after/afterward(s)", right?
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 7:18pm

grammar
There was another book my father had bought for me when I was a girl-- A picture book about the Trojan War, it reenacted the lives of the Ancient Greeks fighting in Troy The "a girl-- A picture book..." is bugging me. Is the punctuation correct?
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 6:21pm

grammar
"However, towards the end the book described how the people lived." or is it "However, towards the end, the book described..." comma or no comma after end? and should it be toward or towards?
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 6:07pm

grammar
"I was somewhat fascinated by the similarities that arose between a particular fictional girl and me." or is it "...the fictional girl and myself?"
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 6:05pm

grammar
"the opportunity to dedicate my life to my passion is something I do not intend to let go of" Is this grammatically correct?
Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 11:45am

grammar
In the sentence: "our cat katie usually drags its food out of the dish when its happy", what capitalization and puncutation is needed to make the sentence correct?
Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 4:54pm

English
Can you please check the grammar in the sentence thank you. Another Country begins with Rufus walking the streets of Seventh Avenue, hungry, broke, and having nowhere to go until he makes his way to a jazz bar.
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 8:06pm

grammar
Descriptive essay with the use of degrees of comparison on the topic - At the Airport
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 3:12pm

grammar
catching fish (is)one of the oldest pastimes. The word(is) is ither a verb adverb preopstion or conjunction i cant tell which one?
Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 10:49am

Grammar
In the following sentence I think ambition is a noun that is an idea. Is that right? The strong supporter of the League of Nations had great ambitions.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 4:53pm

grammar
what is a predicate in 3 grade?
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 9:21pm

Grammar and Composition
I don't understand how i can write a 1-2 minute speech to introduce MYSELF, pretending that I am a different person. i have to do this as an introduction to my pet peeve speech. 'you can pretend that you are someone else who will be introducing you as the speaker' ...
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 6:05pm

english 30-1
why does the poet use italics in grammar poem by rita wong
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 12:47pm

english grade 12
in the poem grammar poem by Rita Wong list three different metaphors used to describe english and english grammar. do you agree with her assesment and why
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 1:42am

Grammar and Composition
Ok, here is my complete "Pet Peeve" Speech. Thanks a lot to bobpursley, and writeacher, and gurublue. There are some people in this world that you can’t live without, and then there are some other people who you just can’t bear to live with. That second ...
Friday, November 13, 2009 at 10:03am

Grammar and Composition
Ok, here is my complete "Pet Peeve" Speech. Thanks a lot to bobpursley, and writeacher, and gurublue. There are some people in this world that you can’t live without, and then there are some other people who you just can’t bear to live with. That second ...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 9:17pm

Grammar and Composition
There are some people in this world that you can’t live without, and then there are some other people who you just can’t bear to live with. That second category is the one that I have to deal with all day, everyday. Sure she’s a few years younger than me, so ...
Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 10:55am

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