Recent Homework Questions About Grammar
Grammar and Composition (IN REPLY TO MS.SUE)
(I need one of the tutors from Jiskha to read my essay and fill out the revision sheet. I'm supposed to get an adult to do it, but since my parents are unable to do so, my teacher gave me permission to have an online tutor fill it out) CAN SOMEONE PLEASE TAKE SOME TIME OUT...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 12:51pm
Grammar and Composition
CAN SOMEONE PLEASE TAKE SOME TIME OUT TO DO THIS, IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT TO ME, PLEEASE! I'VE POSTED IT SO MANY TIMES. THANKS TO ANYONE WHO DOES IT! Desert Island Essay Pre-writing Sheet: Step 1: Choosing a Topic -Bahamas -Caribbean Islands -Adriatic Islands -Baltic ...
Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 9:41pm
Can you please proofread this for me.. I'm really bad with grammar. Something that I take a lot of pride in is my passion of giving back to the community. My senior year of high school I was in Leadership, and with the help of my council members we devoted a lot of time ...
Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 12:30pm
Grammar and Composition
Desert Island Essay Pre-writing Sheet: Step 1: Choosing a Topic -Bahamas -Caribbean Islands -Adriatic Islands -Baltic Islands -Mediterranean Islands -Pacific Islands Step 2: Narrowing a Topic -Caribbean Islands~Barbados~Bridgetown, Barbados -The Island I chose is one of the ...
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 12:46pm
Two men went on a fishing trip on the gulf lo Mexico and caught 25 fish. The verbs in this phrase are "went" and "caught" right because it shows the action of what they did??
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 10:04am
Can you plese tell if the follong questions are true or false (fragment) 1. That movie, one of my favorites, true or false? 2.-The local baseball team, needing a good picher true or false? 4.- Using a flashlight, he looked under the bed for his shoes true or false, thank you
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 5:43pm
Grade 12 Grammar
This sentence needs to be rewritten in order to avoid gender bias or sexist words. "Mr. Delvecchio, I'd like you to meet Mr. Hamid, Mr. Dawson, and Sophie, our secretary."
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 7:12pm
English Quick ?
Is the grammar in this sentence correct and does it sound alright. Its a piece from my research paper. To give the roof that authentic Cotswold style, stone shingles, which grew smaller and smaller as they ascended toward the peak, were imported from England.
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 1:41pm
why are great numbers of students choosing to pursue their college degrees using their homw computers. Benjamin Franklin Said; A penny saved is a penny earned". This principle applies to the american and foreign online student. Today students choose to take online courses...
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 8:52pm
Can you help me check the grammar and rephrase the parts in inverted commas? Thenk you very much in advance. 1) The tales that make up the Canterbury Tales are narrated by the different pilgrims. However, in The General Prologue we find the figure of Chaucer ...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 5:55pm
I have to decide what familiar saying or proverb is hidden in two of these formally written statements. Then I need to write it in informal language. 1. A single pass of the needle in sewing will oftentimes prevent the necessity of nine such passes. 2. The individual who is ...
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 8:33pm
Can you please check this for grammar. Edsel and Eleanor Ford commissioned Albert Kahn to build their home and William R. Valentiner, director of the DIA to help lay the basic foundations for the paintings, furniture, and objects that completed each of the rooms.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 6:59pm
Write five sentences about the role of education in successful financial planning, in which you correctly use a different verb tense in each sentence. Mark each verb used in bold and, in parentheses, identify the specific tense used.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 4:49pm
Grammar (will you check these please)
Rewrite the sentence or phrase using comparative form of the adverb 1. Approach slowly. = Approach more slowly. 2. Get well. = Get better. 5. Come quickly. = Come more quickly. 6. favorably received = most favorably recieved 8. far away = farther away 9. come soon = come ...
Monday, April 26, 2010 at 7:11pm
punctuation and grammar
My little sister is a big baby; she cries all the time. is this punctuation right? compound sentences use semicolons but iam not sure if this is one?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:41pm
Identify each intensifier and the word it modifies. 1. I am somewhat unclear about the details. SOMEWHAT AND UNLCEAR 2. Jorge's score on that test was nearly perfect. NEARLY AND PERFECT 3. Although I was quite nervous, I apeared calm and collected. QUITE AND NERVOUS 4. The...
Monday, April 19, 2010 at 8:45pm
Grammar and Composition
Word: abreast Meaning: side by side Sentence: They walked two abreast down the street Synonym: in alignment Part of Speech: Is it an adverb or an adjective?
Monday, April 19, 2010 at 8:34pm
Grammar and Composition
Hi, I'm working on my Learning Log of Vocabulary Words, and there are two words that I can't find sentences for abnegate, and abode Can someone please help me with these? Thank you!
Monday, April 19, 2010 at 5:31pm
I really find it hard to correct these sentences as I'm not a mother-tongue speaker. I've tried to correct some of them myself but I'm still doubtful. Can you please help me check the grammar? Thank you very much in advance. 1.A woman always depended on her father ...
Monday, April 19, 2010 at 1:00pm
When you first release the contraption and the egg, the force of gravity is pulling on the egg as it going to the ground. Which the force of the air resistance is trying to push up on the egg. The net force of the falling egg is equal to the air resistance. As the speed is ...
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 10:08pm
Grammar (will you check the rest please)
FIND THE ADVERB AND THE WORD IT MODIFIES 1. Mac looked everywhere for his jacket but could not find it.EVERYWHERE MODIFIES LOOKED AND FIND MODIFIES COULD 2. Tom threw the ball fast and hard. FAST, HARD MODIFIES THREW 3. Soon it will be time to go to sleep. SOON MODIFES TIME 4...
Monday, April 12, 2010 at 9:02pm
Grammar (will you check the rest please)
FIND THE ADVERBS 1. Pedro enthusiastically supported Zach's bid for student council president. ENTHUSIASTICALLY 2. Spend your money wisely. WISELY 3. Marissa waited quietly for the play to begin. QUIETLY 4. Lightly underline the words you want to emphasize. LIGHTLY 5. Now ...
Monday, April 12, 2010 at 8:46pm
In the sentence "Yellowstone National Park is one of the largest national parks in the U.S." is the prepositional "of the largest national parks" modifying "one"? If so, is the prep phrase being used as an adjective or adverb. I say "adverb&...
Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 1:18pm
revising these sentences so the subject and verb agree with one another. One of my friends want to attend my graduation ceremony. Seven cats,twomonkeys, and adog plays in the store window.
Friday, April 9, 2010 at 4:34pm
Can you please help me check the grammar in the following sentences and tell me if the alternatives in brackets are possible? Thank you very much in advance. 1)The island is the ideal place for Robinson to prove his qualities and to organize a primitive empire, thus becoming (...
Friday, April 2, 2010 at 5:34pm
Can you please check the grammar in the following sentences, please? Thank you very much in advance. 1)If I hadnt missed it, I would have arrived on time at the theatre and I could have seen Murphys performance. 2) I dont feel well and Id prefer to go ...
Monday, March 29, 2010 at 5:53pm
Grammar (will you check the rest please)
Demonstrative Pronoun or Adjective? 1. Does anyone know how to bake this cake? ADJ 2. You can check that book out of the library tomorrow. ADJ 3. That singer is ainger is quite talented. ADJ 4. Those do not heat as well as some. PRO 5. Take these to the room down the hall. PRO...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 7:59pm
I have to know if these Demonstratives are Adjectives or Pronouns."These belong to the girl who lives next door" "This aisle contains what susan wants." "That ship has been docked for three days." I have them as pronoun and 2 adjectives. Is that ...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 7:21pm
I have to know if these Demonstratives are Adjectives or Pronouns. "This appears to be the best seat available" "Please send me those in the mail."This will surely amuse Hannah's guest."
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 7:02pm
Thank you very much very much for your help. I just wanted to make sure about the grammar in the following sentences, too. 1) He found many things which he wanted to take ashore. Therefore/so, he began searching for a boat in order to transport them to shore. 2) Which Lennon...
Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 5:14pm
5. Sarita's party takes place at night and all the villagers are gathered there. How do these details help make the party a good setting for the stranger to accomplish his goal? (1 point) * He can arrive and escape without people seeing him. * It will take longer for the ...
Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 2:58pm
6th Grade Grammar
The sixth grade class *had wrote* several papers about the great sphinx. How should the words in the asterisks be written? A. had written b. has wrote c. correct as is
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 8:43pm
31. I had hoped the police would blame Bruce, not ___. __ me __ myself __ mineself __I 32. Some interviewers ____ have a clear sense of what they want in an employee, ask very tough questions. __ who __, who __ which __ that 33. A venture capitalist has to be willing to take ...
Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 8:25pm
1. red hots and candy corn (is,are)johns favorite candy. (is) 2. neither Alex nor the rest of the group (is,are) interested in the trip. (are) 3. both benny and jerry (dislikes,dislike)winter. (dislike) 4.fruits and vegetables (is,are)part of a balanced diet.(are) 5.neither ...
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 7:17pm
Can you check the grammar in the following statements I need to prepare for tomorrow, please? I just want to make sure that the use of the prepositions and pronouns is correct. Thank you very much in advance. 1)A simile is a stated comparison between two dissimilar things (...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 10:49am
Can you check the grammar in the following sentences, please? 1)The narrator is a voice which (or who?) talks about the story (or who tells the events in a story?) 2) An omniscient third-person narrator can be either obtrusive or unobtrusive, depending on (?) whether he ...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 8:29am
i really dont understand these sentences.... the instructions are to edit the following sentences to eliminate problems with s and ed verb forms and with omitted verbs, if a sentence is correct, write correct after it. ,,,, Sentence one: Have there ever been a time n your life...
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 6:02pm
punctuation of passage. one thing that happened over the summer i grew even more grim takes a look at me one day and he goes all that walking you do it must be stetching out your legs and carrying poor kevin around that seems to be putting real muscle on you
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 4:06pm
Can someone please proof read my essay! I am running out of time Please! edit,spell check,grammar please What was the impact of the Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revolution was a period from the eighteenth to the nineteenth century where major changes in agriculture, ...
Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 3:49pm
Can you check the grammar in the following sentences, please? 1)In order to reach the branch Lockwood pushed his hand through the window , but an ice-cold hand grabbed his fingers. In vain he tried to release himself from its tenacious grisp, which was maddening him. 2)...
Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 1:40pm
Can you check the grammar in the following sentences, please? Thanks a lot for your last corrections! 1) It was fantastic to see how the sky changed from dark blue to violet and finally to yellow. 2) I drank an orange juice. 3)In the morning I put my clothes on (or better I ...
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 3:42pm
Was not sure whether you got the last post. I am repeating it. Is this a thesis statement. Please comment and can you advise me whether the grammar,spelling etc. Is good? In this essay I am going to show you the impact of the Industrial revolution. By the end of the essay you ...
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 2:35pm
I need help with grammar, can someone check it out for me? 1. Une valeur mobilière est un fongibles, un instrument négociable représentant une valeur financière. Les deux types de valeurs mobilières sont les actions et les obligations. 2. Une...
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 11:27am
Thank you for your last corrections. Can you check the grammar on the following sentences, please? 1) Can you say "mint pudding with fused dark chocolate"? 2) My aunt bought a perfume for me. (instead of the usual: she gave me a perfume for Christmas) 3) We had ...
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 10:02am
Can you check the grammar in the following sentences, please? 1) Henry II succeeded the last Norman King, Stephen. He contributed to improving the military service and the administration of justice through reforms. 2) He reduced the power of the barons by introducing ...
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 4:16pm
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word autobiographical research paper analyzing the influences of race as it relates to your community. In your paper, write your first-person account of how human interactions in your community have been racialized. For the community, you may consider ...
Monday, March 1, 2010 at 10:44pm
Can you check the grammar in the following sentences, please? 1) The most satisfying aspect of her work is that she doesnt have to sit at a desk all day. 2) Though she has to write reports, she spends most of her time in court. 3) In particular, she has to question ...
Monday, March 1, 2010 at 9:45am
You forgot to check the grammar in the following sentences yesterday. Thank you. 1) You referred to question number 4 when answering question number 1. Your paragraph is off the subject (or you wandered off the subject?) 2) Express yourself in your own words next time and do ...
Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 7:14pm
Thank you for your last corrections. Can you check the grammar in the following sentences, please? 1) A: "What would you like to drink?" B: "I'll have a coke, please". A: "What about you?" (and not "And for you?")C: I'd like an ...
Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 6:19pm
Thank you very much for your last corrections! Can you check the grammar in the following sentences, please? 1) Antony uses his rhetoric to persuade people to mutiny against Brutus. 2) History was seen as a sort of moral teacher, where the Elizabethans would find and answer to...
Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 6:16am
Can you please check the grammar in the following sentences? Thank you. 1) His father is the perfect king who symbolizes justice and strength, unlike (?) his uncle, who is pure evil. (or who stands for pure evil?) 2)He fears that when becomes King, he will turn into a tyrant. ...
Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 6:58pm
Can you please check the grammar in the following sentences? Can you also suggest to me a good site where to find the meaning of sentence connectors as well as exercises on their use in a context? Thank you very much for your help! 1) Prospero raises a tempest in order to have...
Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 4:09am
Hey! I need some help identifying the parts of speech quote from Macbeth. (For example I need help identifying the independent clauses, dependent clauses,subj, appositive, gerunds, etc.) The service and loyalty I owe, In doing it,pays itself.Your higness,part Is to recieve our...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 7:42pm
Consider a user types a document with a speed of 100 words per minute. Assume that an average word consists of 5 letters and ends by a break which can be a space, new line, TAB, or punctuation, and an average sentence consists of 20 words. Assume that a spell-check thread is ...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 6:08pm
Hello. I could really use some help with my ESSAY. If anyone could tell me what they think of it and if anything needs corrected. Thanks Jess Well I guess the best place to start is the beginning. I was born in Kentucky, but only lived there for five years. Then moved to ...
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 11:03pm
tell me the parts of speech in this sentence "james and i talked about what to do" james and i are the subject (noun and proper noun) talked is the verb etc.. thanks
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 8:17pm
Writing Sentences and paragraphs II
Your favorite cousin has moved to your town and is looking for a job. Her previous experiences are working as a cashier and sales clerk at two department stores. You know she plans to apply at similar stores in your town. But you also know she is a perfect match for a job ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 11:14am