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8. Before writing a recommendation report to the CEO, Dee and Carlos distribute a survey to everyone in their company to determine which new benefits employees are most interested in. What part of the writing process does this activity represent? Writing Planning Revising ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11:35pm

grammar
In the following sentence identify the function of the infinitive (phrase). Is it too expensive to travel to Europe?
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 2:45pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Rewrite the sentences below that contain errors in pronoun-antecedent agreement. If a sentence is correct, write "correct." 1. Some of my friends wrote to NASA in their spare time to find out how to become an astronaut. 2. Either civilians or military personnel many ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 6:35pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Rewrite the sentences below that contain errors in pronoun-antecedent agreement. If a sentence is correct, write "correct." 1. Max is learning skills that you need to be an astronaut. 2. Some of my friends wrote to NASA in his spare time to find out how to become an ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 5:37pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
For each of the following sentences, select the correct pronoun in the parentheses, and write it on you paper. 1. All of us can give some of (our, their) time to volunteering. 2. One of my friends volunteers (his, their) time to work on the ambulance squad. 3. Each squad has ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 5:02pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Revise each of the following sentences, filling in the blank with the an appropriate pronoun. Draw an arrow from the pronoun to its antecedent. 1. The students are going ___ first trip to the fire station. 2. Julie and Sara brought ___ notebooks on the trip. 3. Same remembered...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:06pm

Grammar (Writeacher)( or Ms. Sue)
For each of the following sentences, choose the correct verb in parentheses, and write it on your paper. 1. Many of the ships that crossed the Atlantic Ocean during World War II (was, were) filled with supplies. 2. Most of the vessels (was, were) carrying vital supplies from ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 3:43pm

French (again)
Could someone please correct the following sentences for grammar and spelling? Le mémorial et le cimetière Américain est un Américain mémorial pour le deuxième guerre mondiale. Au mémorial, vous pouvez prier et prendre des ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 3:23pm

Grammar (Writeacher)(Ms. Sue)
Revise each sentence below to correct an error in pronoun-antecedent agreement. Underline the pronoun that you have substituted and its antecedent. 1. A police officer is highly trained to perform their duties. 2. Neither Caroline nor Jessica has decided whether they will ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 2:13pm

Writing
can you check my grammar and spelling? and does it look better? Erin Oldham Calvin Brown 20 March 2013 ASL 2 ASL 2 Research paper I am writing about interviewing three Deaf Persons for my ASL research paper. The first person I interviewed is Christian DeGuzman. He has been ...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 6:48pm

Grammar
Please check my answers, they have a (*) next to the ones I chose. Thanks! 1. I ran into a door [see the bump on my head]? Correct *Incorrect 2. Several children (that is, five) came down with chicken pox. Correct *Incorrect 3. Several students—twenty in all—...
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 12:29pm

Grammar (Writeacher)
Write the subject of each sentence below. Then, choose the correct verb in parentheses, and write it next to the subject. 1. It is December 7, 1941, and there (is, are) a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. 2. Beyond the horizon (looms, loom) 350 Japanese airplanes. 3. ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 3:05pm

Grammar (Writeacher)(or Ms. Sue)
For each of the following sentences, choose the correct verb in parentheses, and write it on your paper. 1. Marines and paratroopers from the United States (was, were) landing in France on D-Day in 1994.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 12:53pm

Grammar (Writeacher)(or Ms. Sue)
On your paper, write the correct verb from each pair in parentheses. 1. Any soldier or civilian who (was, were) involved in the war often faced a life-threatening situation. 2. Either Belgium or Holland (was, were) chosen by the Germans for an early attack.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 12:47pm

Grammar (Writeacher)
Revise the sentences below in which "who" or "whom" is used incorrectly. Then, indicate how "who" or "whom" is used in each sentence. 1. To play Kick the Can, the group must make a decision about whom will be counting. 2. Everyone else ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 12:43pm

German grammar
Decide if the following sentence is grammatically CORRECT or INCORRECT. Die Wellen haben sehr gross geworden. correct incorrect i feel like this is correct. i also feel like it could be written differently but i don't know if both ways are correct, or only one. thanks for ...
Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:17pm

Grammar
For each of the following sentences, choose the correct pronoun from the pair given in parentheses. 1. We are going to play stickball in the street. (Who, Whom) would like to play first base? 2. The best pitcher would be (who, whom)? 3. (Who, Whom) would you like to be catcher...
Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 3:37pm

grammar
adverbs-it was first played by the Iroquois
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6:46pm

Grammar-Ms. Sue(:
16. Choose the connective that belongs in the blank in the following sentence. Everyone appeared to be having a good time. _______, my impressions may have been wrong. A. In other words B. Furthermore *C. Of course* D. In fact
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6:40am

Grammar-Ms. Sue(:
12. Which of the following is the best opening sentence for a business letter that you want to sound fairly informal? A. Please be advised that I've just received your order. B. Your order of February 10 arrived in our office today. C. I am in receipt of your order of ...
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6:19am

Grammar-Ms. Sue(:
12. Which of the following is the best opening sentence for a business letter that you want to sound fairly informal? A. Please be advised that I've just received your order. B. Your order of February 10 arrived in our office today. C. I am in receipt of your order of ...
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:42pm

Grammar
Which of the following is correct in regard to the use of formal English? A. In formal English, we use words to say precisely what we mean. B. Contractions are considered acceptable in any document. C. Formal English is used more frequently in speaking than in writing. D. In ...
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 9:20pm

Grammar
What is the adverb in Pete sometimes pretends he is a strong, silent cowboy
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 9:13pm

Grammar
For each of the following sentences, choose the correct pronoun from the pair given in parentheses. 1. We are going to play stickball in the street. (Who, Whom) would you like to play first base? 2. The best pitcher would be (who, whom)? 3. (Who, Whom) would you like to be ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 8:33pm

GRAMMAR
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FARTHEST AND FURTHER
Monday, May 6, 2013 at 6:08pm

grammar
what are tangible and intangible verbs?
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 4:31am

grammar
5. Identify which of the two sentences below contains a verb agreement error. Then, explain how to correct the problem a. The serious look in that young girl’s eyes worry me. b. Some people know more about their favorite TV characters than they do about their own family.
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 3:07pm

English
Please could you help me with this paragraph. How is my English grammar and usage? Do I need to make any corrections? "I have been checking for the status of positions I applied at Willmut Gas, but no actions have been taken yet. Somehow, the cashier position has been ...
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 12:04am

Grammar
What revision will correct the sentence? "Welcome," the announcer began. "to our fifth annual competition!" A. The word the should be capitalized. B. The period after began should be changed to a comma. C. The word to should be capitalized. D. No revision ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 4:01pm

grammar please help!
I still need help on 1 and 2. Identify the object of the preposition in each of the following sentences. 1. Ashley and her father arrived home from work. a. and b. father c. from d. work 2. Ashley put her journalism books in the new bookcase. a. bookcase b. put c. new d. in ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 7:02am

6th grade grammar please help
I need a good grade in grammar so please check my answers! Identify the object of the preposition in each of the following sentences. 1. Ashley and her father arrived home from work. a. and b . father c. from d. work 2. Ashley’s bedroom was across the hall. a. bedroom b. ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 9:20pm

Grammar
does this sentence contain an unclear antecedent? In the encyclopedia, it says that English has words from many different languages.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:53pm

Grammar
choose the answer that best describes the pronoun's use the sentence. Grandmother has given the African masks to Brendan and me. A. subject B. predicate nominative C. direct object D. object of a preposition
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:51pm

Grammar
1.Painting the door in the storage area were Lizzie and ______ A.she B.her C.them D.me i think it's A but i'm not sure. :(
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:37pm

grammar
When are you going to use "much less than" when comparing?
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 9:09am

grammar
Is this sentence correct? The show is great but it is much less than expected.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 8:52am

grammar
Is the word Drives transitive or intransitive in the following sentence? Michael drives every day.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:38pm

grammar
is the word thirst transitive or intransitive in the following sentence? I thirst.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:37pm

grammar
Is the verb drives transitive or intransitive in the following sentence? Micheal drives his own car.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:35pm

grammar
Is the verb crave CRAVES in the following sentence transitive or intransitive? Fred craves cheeseburgers.
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:33pm

grammar
What part of speech is the word run in the following sentence? I have a run in my hose.
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 7:34pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Some of the underlined pronouns in the following sentences are incorrect. On your paper, revise each sentence that contains an error. If the pronoun is used correctly, write "correct." 1). HORSE is a game that is often played by my friend and I (<) on the ...
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 6:43pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Complete each sentence below, using an objective pronoun. Then, tell how each pronoun is used in the sentence. 1). Skipping rope is a good form of exercise. Some athletes use (?) in their training. 2). My sister loves to jump rope. It gives (?) a chance to exercise and have ...
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 6:24pm

Grammar
If I were or If I was Rules???
Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 11:27am

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Complete each sentence below, using an objective pronoun. Then, tell how each pronoun is used in the sentence. 1). Skipping rope is a good form of exercise. Some athletes use (?) in their jumping. 2). My sister loves to jump rope. It gives (?) a chance to exercise and have fun...
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:48pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Complete each sentence, using a nominative pronoun. Identify how the pronoun is used in the sentence. 1). Yesterday, my little sister Jessica and(?) played hopscotch on the sidewalk. 2). It was (?) who drew the hopscotch board with chalk. 3). (?) collected rocks to mark our ...
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:31pm

grammar
The song You Are My Sunshine always cheers me up. (1 point)
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 9:31am

Grammar
Write "Incorrect" if "good" or "well" is used incorrectly. Write "Correct" if "good" or "well" is used correctly. 1). I'll do good in college. 2). Being conscientious will help me succeed good in life. 3). I'...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 2:21pm

grammar
In what way will the recognition of writing patterns help you to grasp the main idea in a paragraph?
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 5:43pm

Grammar
Hello. I read a few words and I didn't know what they were. Here are the words; Maw, Modest, impish, and zorua. If someone could explain the meaning of these words, I would be VERY grateful! ;) ----- angel assassin
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:06am

Grammar
Rewrite the paragraph below, correcting errors in verb usage. (1) History books have learned us many facts about Sir Francis Drake.(2)Much of Drake's fame lays in his having sailed around the world.(3)What he done was amazing.(4)In 1577, sailing from England, Drake had ...
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 5:18pm

Grammar
Rewrite the paragraph below, correcting errors in verb usage. (1) History books have learned us many facts about Sir Francis Drake.(2)Much of Drake's fame lays in his having sailed around the world.(3)What he done was amazing.(4)In 1577, sailing from England, Drake had ...
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 5:16pm

English
1. Which of the following would not be a good strategy for delivering a speech? Make sure your presentation equipment is running properly. *Start talking over the audience to quiet them down. Use correct grammar and well-formed sentences. Look directly at the members of your ...
Monday, April 15, 2013 at 4:34pm

Grammar
For questions 7–11, each sentence is missing one type of punctuation. Choose the letter of the punctuation that correctly completes each sentence. Key: ☺ = My Answer! 7. The pet stores shelves were filled with items I wanted for my pets. a. apostrophe ☺ b. ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:32am

GRAMMAR
CORRECT;SAM DEVICED THE PLAN WHICH WE PUT INTOACTION
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 8:57pm

GRAMMAR
CORRECT SENTENCE ; SHE REPLIED THAT SHE DID NOT AGREE WITH THE PLAN.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 8:54pm

GRAMMAR
CORRECT THIS SENTENCE ; I PREFER EATING FRIED FISH THAN EATING RICE.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 8:51pm

GRAMMAR
CORRECT THIS SENTENCE; Do not accept me to help that troublesome child.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 8:47pm

GRAMMAR
correct this sentence ; One must do things to please himself.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 8:45pm

GRAMMAR
whats the error in this sentence;please try and always do your best
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 8:12pm

6th grade grammar
Put brackets [ ] around the adverb in each of the following sentences. Write how if the adverbs tell how, when if the adverbs tells when, or where if the adverb tell where the action takes place. 1.Her grandmother said, “You cannot wear it now!” Please Help!
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 7:03pm

Grammar
9. The Taj Mahal, not the Hanging Gardens, ______ built by Shah Jahan. *was were 10. In 1901, the seats in the car _____ placed back to back. was *were 11. The dishes on the counter _____ carefully stacked. is *are 12. The maximum number of passengers _____ posted in the front...
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 4:53pm

GRAMMAR
WHAT IS THE VERB FOR CLEARNESS BRAVERY DISASTER AND CAUTION
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 7:11am

GRAMMAR
WORD FORMATION.MY TEACHER GAVE ME A HOME WORK WITH STATES:FIND FIFTEEN WORDS ANS WRITE ITS ADVERB , VERB AND ADJECTIVE PLEASE GIVE ME A SITE WITH SOME OR HELP COME UP WITH SOME PPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL​LLLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAA​...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 8:58pm

Grammar PLease Check MY answers!
Put brackets [ ] around the adverb in each of the following sentences. Write how if the adverbs tell how, when if the adverbs tells when, or where if the adverb tell where the action takes place. 1. Tameesha thought her prom gown draped beautifully. 2. She wanted to wear it ...
Monday, April 8, 2013 at 6:15pm

grammar
Where is the misplaced or dangling modifiers? 1.Climbing a mountian, fitness becomw all important.
Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 11:43pm

grammar English
I am writing about interviewing Deaf Persons for my ASL research paper. The first person is Christian DeGuzman. He is profoundly deaf since birth, and about 2 or 3 years old later they found out that he was deaf that’s why. Christian grew up in Bay Area, went to ...
Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 10:21pm

Grammar
I'm doing a homework assignment - determining whether sentences are run-on, complete or usable. I'm stuck on this one. The patient obtained records in order to save the nurse a phone call to her previous doctor and she made sure to ask right away for this to be done to...
Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 9:33am

Grammar
Can you please define "usable sentence?" Can you please give me an example of a usable sentence? Thanks for your help.
Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 9:01am

Grammar
Which verb completes the sentence below correctly? Each of the players ______ given a small trophy. was *(my answer) were Thanks for the help!
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 2:04pm

Grammar PLease Check MY answers!
Is there a mistake with the superlative adverb? 1. Thomas sauntered casuallyier to the podium and waited. a. Change casuallyier to most casually . b. Change casuallyier to casualiest . c. Change casuallyier to more casuallyier . d. Make no change. 2.. Andre has the worst ...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 8:38pm

grammar please help!
3. The sun shines more brightly at noon than at dusk. a. Change more to most . b. Change brightly to brighter . c. Change more brightly to brightlier . d. Make no change
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 8:21pm

6th grade grammar
Please help I have a test tomorrow! Is there a mistake with the comparative adverb? 1. Thomas jumped highly than he ever had before. a. Change highly to higher . b . Change highly to highlier . c. Change highly to more higher . d. Make no change. 2. Andre felt gooder after he...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 8:15pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Is this correct way to write the word "borrow" in present progressive tense? "Today, the average American is borrowing more money than ever before."
Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 9:28pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
How am I supposed to write the capitalized word in present progressive tense? "People (LIVE) today in a way that is very different from the way their parents and grandparents once lived."
Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 9:02pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
What is the present progressive tense of "study"?
Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 8:22pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
I apologize for asking the same question, but I misunderstood the directions. The following sentences are written in the present tense. Rewrite each sentence in each of the other five tenses. 1). I collect. 2). You split. 3). They teach. 4). We give. 5). It remains. My answers...
Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 6:36pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
The following sentences are written in the present tense. Rewrite each sentence in each of the other five tenses. 1). I collect. 2). You split. 3). They teach. 4). We give. 5). It remains. My answers: 1). Past: I collected Vanessa from her Seminary class. Future: I will ...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 7:51pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Indentify the tense of the underlined verb in each sentence below. 1). Statistics IS a branch of mathematics. 2). It DEALS with the study of numerical data. 3). Many people HAVE STUDIED statistics for work or fun. 4). Batting averages and scoring averages REPRESENT statistics...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 6:09pm

grammar
I [ran] around the track four times at the previous football game. OR I [have run] around the track four times at the previous football game?
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 6:30pm

grammar
Is saying "she's sitting in back of me" poor grammar.
Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:10pm

Grammar
"They have lived in what is now Ghana for many centuries," she went on. Does this sentence need quotations
Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 9:47pm

Grammar
By, who were telephones improved? How can I know if this is right with who or should it be whom?
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 9:07pm

Grammar
Rive each of the following sentences, correcting the problems in usage. If a sentence contains no errors, write correct. 1). Bicycling is the reason why I cam with this group to Iowa.
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 7:57pm

English
Could you please check the grammar in the following sentences? Thank you very much in advance. 1.I had just turned off the light to go to sleep and I was dozing off when I felt/experienced the greatest fear in my life 2.He had tried to get in touch with Sam when he arrived in ...
Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 4:26pm

Grammar
Rewrite each of the following run-ons. 1). Originally, humans domesticated animals for transportation the first animals to be used this way were camels, goats and oxen. 2). Another important event was the invention of the wheel, later crude carts and wagons were invented. 3). ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 9:12pm

english grammar
Ramesh generally drinks an orange juice
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 12:06pm

Grammar
Whom can you believe? Now if I change this into a statement You can believe whom. Whom is an object of the verb correct?
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 8:20pm

Grammar
Who do the Democrats prefer? Whom do the Democrats prefer? Which sentence is correct ?
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:35pm

grammar..
1. How do I cite quotations of a play? 2. How do I punctuate block quote? *****EXAMPLES WOULD BE HELPFUL!
Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 9:36pm

grammar
So I am writing my paper and I am confused I know you use fewer when you have something countable like items. and less when its not a countable things. For my example would I say that 5% concentration of coffee had less of an effect of fewer effects than a 10% concentration of...
Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 8:00pm

grammar
For whom should we ask? IS whom subject ,object of preposition or dir ect object?
Friday, March 8, 2013 at 5:57pm

grammar
Everyone to whom she spoke smiled. Is whom the subject,object of preposition or direct object?
Friday, March 8, 2013 at 5:07pm

Grammar
Rives the paragraph below to create shorter, more direct sentences. Years ago, when most of today's model railroaders were still growing up, the toy world offed a number of fantastic electric train sets that included engines with real steam and whistles that blew, train ...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 8:27pm

Grammar.....
She herself knows the truth. Is this correct? The reflexive pronoun is added for emphasis.
Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 12:44pm

grammar..
Is it correct.... They themselves are greedy.
Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 1:55am

Grammar.....
Is the sentence correct? When I checked the school website it says that there is no school on Friday.
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 6:30pm

English/Grammar
There's something wrong with this sentence but I can't put my finger on it!! The federal government has put into effect a mandate that requires all gasoline in Canada to contain 5 percent ethanol.
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 6:06pm

Grammar,English
I wwas told to write a 3 syllable word for each clue. The first letter is provided. 1.Rational or reasonable [Clue:L} 2.To stand for or symbolise {clue:R]
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 2:02am

English: Please help
17. If you want to find the answer to a question about grammar, usage, or mechanics for your formal writing, which professional resource would not be helpful? A.) Essential Idioms in English B.) The Chicago Manual of Style C.) A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, ...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 8:26pm

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