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September 3, 2015

Homework Help: English: Speeches

Recent Homework Questions About Speeches

English
Choose the best answer. Which sentence would make the best opening for a speech arguing for more nutritious school lunches? A.) Many students dislike the current lunch menus, and I feel they should be changed.********************************​ B.) Evidence from a number ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by Cassie

English
1. You are to finish this project by tomorrow. 2. You must finish this project by tomorrow. ------------------------------ Are both the same in meaning? Do you use #1 frequently in everyday speech? ================================= 3. He is to go to London tomorrow. 4. He is ...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by rfvv

English
Prepared speech about this topic Traditional healer should be allowed to practise and prescribe medicine in hospital and clinic. I don't have any working because i hv never done any prepared speech and i don't understand this topic well.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 by Asanda

English III (11th grade)
Lana woke up, curled in a corner of the seat at the back of the train. She lifted the shade to see that the sun had hidden itself in a bank of clouds fluffy as the eiderdown her mother had wrapped her in as a child. Her darling Ted, a military man with a distinguished career, ...
Monday, May 12, 2014 by Samuel

English help
1. Thyme: herb:: A. Fearless: brave B. sedan: auto C. Speech: mouth D. Auto: garage Is it b? 2. Bat: raccoon:: A. Bird: robin B. insect: snake C. Owl: possum D. Porpoise: whale Is it c? 3. Penny: coin A. Dollar: pound B. whisper: speak C. Epic: poem D. Read: write Is it c?
Saturday, May 10, 2014 by Anonymous

speech
traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only not women?
Monday, May 5, 2014 by precious

speech
traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only not women,?
Monday, May 5, 2014 by precious

English
It for speech i represent at school.english is the language of opportunity.why bother to teach indigenous languages?
Sunday, May 4, 2014 by Thembeka nzama

VOCABULARY
WRITE A BRIEF SPEECH IN WHICH YOU SUMMARIZE THE STORY OF RINGL AND PIT, USING IT AS AN INSPIRING ANECDOTE TO SHOW YOUR AUDIENCE THAT THEY TOO CAN OVERCOME DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANCES . USE AT LEAST TWO DETAILS FROM THE PASSAGE AND THEREE UNIT WORDS TO SUPPORT YOUR POINTS ? YES I ...
Saturday, May 3, 2014 by EMMA

speech
Give me a persuasive speech on the topic that says that "traditional healers should be allowed to practise and prescribe medicine in hospital and clinics."
Saturday, May 3, 2014 by Zethembiso

AP Literature
Identify the figure of speech in this sentence: "Anyone who calls a spade a spade should be compelled to use one." --Oscar Wilde Simile Metaphor Personification Analogy Hyperbole None of these I'm torn between personification and none of these, however I'm ...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 by bex

American
Who was The person who supposedly recorded the speech of Chief Seattle?
Friday, April 25, 2014 by tota

English
Who was the audience for the Dalai Lama speech? How did speaking in front of this group affect the Dalai Lama's message?
Thursday, April 24, 2014 by Abel

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of a part of speech in the underlined portion of the next sentence. The children steadily eased themselves into the cold water of the neighborhood pool. A. common noun B. proper noun C. pronoun D. adjective underlined is themselves C
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by Angela

Public Speaking
Evaluating audience feedback to your speech presentation usually happens: A. before the speech. B. after the speech. C. during the speech. D. in the speech preparation
Monday, April 14, 2014 by Holly

Check English Answers
Please check my answers: 1)pathos 2)thesis statements 3)Lincoln promises retribution for war 4)Ethos 5)Theme 1)"On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war. All dreaded it, all sought to avert it. ...
Monday, April 14, 2014 by AMK

English III
1)"On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war. All dreaded it, all sought to avert it. While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, devoted altogether to saving the Union without ...
Monday, April 14, 2014 by AMK

pol201
Question 4. 4. A federal court is said to have a “federal question” jurisdiction because (Points : 1) federal courts supersede state courts. all laws are federal. they hear cases that touch the Constitution and other federal laws. they hear cases that only deal with...
Sunday, April 13, 2014 by stacey

English III
Lesson 6.07 Letter to a Citizen of Kentucky, an excerpt Executive Mansion, Washington, April 4, 1864. A. G. Hodges, Esq., Frankfort, Ky. My Dear Sir: You ask me to put in writing the substance of what I verbally stated the other day, in your presence, to Governor Bramlette and...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 by MAN

grammar
What technique in speech delivery has been shown to connect the speakers to audiences with various styles of receiving messages?
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by Jackie

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of a part of speech in the underlined portion of the next sentence. The groundhog looked down and saw its shadow. A. Preposition B. Conjunction C. Adjective D. Adverb down is the underlines word I think it is D
Monday, April 7, 2014 by Angela

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of a part of speech in the underlined portion of the next sentence. Exhausted and tired, I went home and immediately collapsed on the couch. A. Noun B. Verb C. Adjective D. Adverb immediately is the underlined word D
Monday, April 7, 2014 by Angela

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of a part of speech in the underlined portion of the next sentence. The children steadily eased themselves into the cold water of the neighborhood pool. A. Common noun B. Proper noun C. Pronoun D. Adjective I think it is B
Monday, April 7, 2014 by Angela

English
Identify the part of speech or the form of speech in the underlines portion of the next sentence. Sleeping is my favorite hobby. A. Helping Verb B. Gerund C. Being Verb D. Infinitive I think it is B..
Sunday, April 6, 2014 by Angela

Persuasive Speech
I am doing a speech on why my college should add more bus shelters to the bus stops. So far I have a few points about more students using buses so less pollution and protecting students from the elements, talking about how if they are dressed nice for a career fair or ...
Friday, April 4, 2014 by Rebekah

Social Studies
Read the speech below. It is a fictitious political speech by Peter, a candidate for the upcoming national election. Then answer the following questions: List all of the arguments in the speech List all of the non-arguments in the speech List all of the factual contents in the...
Friday, April 4, 2014 by Mary

science
Imagine that you are the scientist who discovered cells. If you were to give a speech to a group of fellow scientists, what key points would you include that describe your accomplishments?
Thursday, April 3, 2014 by pj tilly

speech-english
derick decided that he would focuse his report on their traditional homes called gers which visual aids are most likely to be helpful 1object-2chart 3model-4graph-5photographs 6video-7flipchart
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 by tina

more proofreading.
this is another body paragraph to my research paper. can I get this one proofread as well thanks! Both Japan and the United States protect freedoms of speech and press by similar provisions in each nation’s constitution. For example, the First Amendment of the U.S. ...
Sunday, March 30, 2014 by Blaze

THE PARTS OF SPEECH
Write the verb "see" in the present perfect tense. Use the pronoun "I" as the subject. A. I am seeing. B. I have seen. C. I see. D. I am seen. I think the answer is (C) but i'm not sure if that is right. thanks
Sunday, March 30, 2014 by Night Shade

History
What federal document did Susan B Anthony quote in the beginning of her speech in I believe 1872? I know she was trying to equal rights between women, and I think it would make sense for it to be the preamble to the Federal Constitution. Opinions?
Thursday, March 27, 2014 by imissbobby♥

English
I can stand that much to help the environment. --------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'that much' in the sentence? English - Writeacher, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 7:53am The sentence doesn't make sense. What does "can stand" mean here...
Thursday, March 27, 2014 by rfvv

Literature/Social Studies (Ms. Sue!)
The New Frontier" by John F. Kennedy. 1. What ideas does Kennedy express by quoting William Brandford? A: By quoting William Bradford, Kennedy expresses the idea that, despite great difficulties, man can overcome anything through their will and determination. 2. What ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by Anonymous

Literature/Social Studies
"The New Frontier" by John F. Kennedy. 1. What ideas does Kennedy express by quoting William Brandford? A: ? 2. What reasons does Kennedy offer for going to the moon? A: Kennedy offers reasons such as the task of going to the moon being difficult, the goal serving to...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by Anonymous

grammar
hey.. can u do 3 sentences for my homework.. put from direct to indirect speech.. 1)'I've got plan I and know we can killl the Ice-Man!' 2)'The show is minning overtime. Peter please, could you speed up?' 3)'Come on Steve, you can do it! Jump!'
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by Anonymous

English
I can stand that much to help the environment. --------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'that much' in the sentence?
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by rfvv

Speech- Statistic needed
Does anyone know of any websites that have statistics on the number of people that volunteer for disaster relief in the us?
Monday, March 24, 2014 by Rebekah

Puncuation
Am I supposed to write the definition, pronunciation, and part of speech of the word "bliss" like this? Bliss /blis/ (noun): perfect happiness; great joy.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by Anonymous

Grammar
What is the part of speech of the word "bliss"?
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by Anonymous

English Literature
To laughter and contempt; that she may feel How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child! Away, away! The dominant figure of speech in this passage is: A) alliteration B) assonance C) simile D) metaphor E) imagery
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by Kayla

Personal
I have a question about like life... it relates to school as well. Like I have a huge project due THIS Thursday and I helped take care of my friends dogs and I have to take pictures of them and my friend says I can take them now and when I ask her she always says she can't...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by Anonymous

Environmental Concern Speech
Can someone give their opinion about the beginning of my speech? "A few short days ago, my mother and I left our house to journey to the local grocery store. While my mother veered onto the highway, I quickly glanced over at the side of the road, only for my attention to ...
Monday, March 17, 2014 by Anonymous

Environmental Concern Speech
I am struggling to prepare a environmental concern speech that must consist of 2-minutes' worth of writing. In fact, I am torn and conflicted about which concern to chose: deforestation, pollution, or neglect of nature. What do you think? Which do you think will be the ...
Monday, March 17, 2014 by Anonymous

speech
does a question of policy speech have to be on a law or policy? Or can It be persuading someone to do something (like volunteer, or encouraging them to graduate debt free)
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by Hannah

ece
Hannah said, "I like blue the best. It is my favorite color. I am the only one who likes blue this much. That's why everything of mine is blue." This is typical of __________ speech. A. personal function B. heuristic function C. representational D. regulatory
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by Nikki

english
1 'are you free this afternoon'she said. (into reported speech) 'dont you want to go?'(into indirect speech) 3. if i were you ... why i agrees with were not was pl clarify
Monday, March 10, 2014 by r s telagathoty

opposition of imperialism speech
i oppose imperialism for many reasons imperialism shouldn't be the cause of many resources being stolen, a weaker nation enslaving its people, or using them as cheap labor, while filling the amount of money so they live in poverty while you cut or gather the benefits of ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 by anonymous

English--Please, help me!
1. You can often tell the part of speech of a word even if you do not understand it. Identify the part of speech of three of the made-up words in this poem. Explain how you arrived at each answer. (Three made-up words are wade, gimble, gyre). 2. How can a poem like "...
Sunday, March 2, 2014 by Anonymous

social studies
In 1846, the population of San Francisco, California, was only 200. By 1852, the city's population was 36,000. Which contributed the most to San Francisco's population change? (5 points) The Gold Rush The Mexican-American War The Monroe Doctrine The Trail of Tears 2. ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 by Jenna

Early Childhood Education
In speaking to William, the classroom teacher said, "Bill can climb the hill." Then she said to the class, "See? I made a rhyme!" The teacher's goal was to: A. train the children to differentiate human speech patterns. B. develop the children's ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 by Lexi

social studies
In 1846, the population of San Francisco, California, was only 200. By 1852, the city's population was 36,000. Which contributed the most to San Francisco's population change?  (5 points) The Gold Rush The Mexican-American War The Monroe Doctrine The Trail ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 by Christian

U.S History - need help to check my answer!!!
Document B: Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority...&...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 by Cassidy

Help finding a good speech topic
I am going to be giving an informative speech on a news article. The news article is suppose to be able to at least somewhat relate to college students and should also be about something new, interesting, or novel. Preferable something I could easily talk about for five ...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 by Sarah

sociology
1. Justice Potter Stewart would most agree with which claim about obscenity? (B) It is easy to concretely determine what obscenity is. People can intuitively understand what obscenity is. Obscenity ought to be allowed so long as no one is harmed. Obscenity involves violence ...
Monday, February 17, 2014 by Mariah

speech
I have to do an explanatory speech. i have to choose a discovery or innovation that people know the general idea about but dont know anything beyond that. does anyone have any ideas? Just as an example of the type of speech im looking for you could do : Counterfeit money(and ...
Monday, February 17, 2014 by sara

English Speech Paper (can some1 revise it)PLZ&TY
Gun Control I do not understand why people believe gun control actually works or why we need it. Guns, like other weapons, though more deadly and possibly more convenient to use, are still inanimate objects and are not the cause of violence or killings. Gun control is not ...
Friday, February 14, 2014 by dark1

U.S History - Pls check my answer :)
Document E – “Have the Northern states any idea of the value of our slaves? At least, sir, six hundred millions of dollars. If we lose them, the value of the lands they cultivate will be diminished in all cases one half, and in many they will become wholly useless. ...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 by Cassidy

Research Project: Anatomy & Physiology 1
Could someone read this paper and tells me if this is good or do I need to change some stuff: Introduction: ALS is distinguish by insistent collapse of both upper motor neurons (UMN) and lower motor neurons (LMN) leading to progressive muscular paralysis and death usually ...
Friday, February 7, 2014 by Diana

Social Studies (Ms. Sue)
What does Dr. King mean by "the American dream" in his "I Have a Dream" speech?
Monday, February 3, 2014 by Anonymous

Social Studies and Literature
1. How does the song's (Pride by Bono and The Edge) message relate to King's message in "I Have a Dream"? A: The song's message relates to the King's message in his infamous "I Have a Dream" speech as it is about nonviolence during a violent...
Monday, February 3, 2014 by Anonymous

Literature and Social Studies--Please, help me!
1. How does the song's (Pride by Bono and The Edge) message relate to King's message in "I Have a Dream"? A: The song's message relates to the King's message in his infamous "I Have a Dream" speech as it is about nonviolence and loving ...
Monday, February 3, 2014 by Anonymous

English
Please correct!! Gulliver's Travels questions 3.) How are the people of Brobdingnag different from the people of Lilliput? Choose the best answer. A.) The Lilliputians are much more peaceful B.) A king instead of a queen rules the Lilliputians, C.) The Lilliputian ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 by McKale

Literature--Please, help me!
How does the song's (Pride by Bono and The Edge) message relate to King's message in "I Have a Dream"? A: The song's message relates to the King's message in his infamous "I Have a Dream" speech as it is about nonviolence and speaks of ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 by Anonymous

Social Studies and Literature
1. How persuasive do you think King's speech is? 2. What specific aspects of the speech make it so? A: 1. I think the King's speech is highly persuasive, given the fact that it influenced the Federal government to take more direct actions to more fully realize racial ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 by Anonymous

world history
I need to find out if Obama mentions any PERMS power in this section of the State of Union 2014 Speech. I'm stuck and it doesn't seem like he mentions any political power, military power, etc. --------------------------------------- As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 by lily

Social Studies--Literature
I know I have already posted these question, but I am struggling to find specific aspects that make the speech persuasive. 1. How persuasive do you think King's speech is? 2. What specific aspects of the speech make it so?
Sunday, February 2, 2014 by Anonymous

Politics
1. The heart of Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee was D A. whether treaties are supreme laws of the land. B. whether states’ rights trumped national authority. C. the right of Virginia to seize property of traitors during war. D. whether the Supreme Court had authority to ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 by Mariah

Politics
1. The heart of Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee was A. whether treaties are supreme laws of the land. B. whether states’ rights trumped national authority. C. the right of Virginia to seize property of traitors during war. D. whether the Supreme Court had authority to ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 by Mariah

Social Studies--Literature
What specific aspects of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Had A Dream" speech make it highly persuasive?
Saturday, February 1, 2014 by Anonymous

english
In the sentence "What made you angry?" what part of speech is the word "you"?
Thursday, January 30, 2014 by amy

public speaking
Mandy interviewed a source who told about how she was illegally treated by the police. using her information in the speech is an example of: a. facts and statistics b. narrative c. testimony d. hypothetical example i chose b
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 by michelle

Grammar ~CHECK MY WORK PLEASE~
THE STARS NEXT TO IT ARE MY ANSWERS!! Select the answer that correctly identifies the part of speech of the italicized word or words in each sentence below. The words are with all big letters. SUDDENLY, BEFORE, OUTSIDE 1) Everyone in the cafeteria was SUDDENLY surprised by the...
Saturday, January 25, 2014 by Wendy

Grammar ~CHECK MY WORK PLEASE~
THE STARS NEXT TO IT ARE MY ANSWERS!! Select the answer that correctly identifies the part of speech of the italicized word or words in each sentence below. The words are with all big letters. YET, OH, SUDDENLY, BEFORE, THROUGH, OUTSIDE 1) The movie was wonderful, YET it was ...
Friday, January 24, 2014 by Wendy

English
Did you eat my cookies while I was soundly sleeping? Can somebody help me with an interogative sentence with the same parts of speech as in the above sentence?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 by Marie

Punctuation
A paradox is speech that contradicts itself but may be true nevertheless. If I do, where do I put a comma?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 by Anonymous

english
The plane came down later than expected. In this sentence ,what part of speech is the word down?
Friday, January 17, 2014 by jackie

English
Have you ever wanted to give up on something before you even started? That’s how Raja felt as he squinted up at the looming mountain crowned in clouds. Then he looked back at the group of boys behind him. “Are you all ready?” one of their leaders, Max’s dad...
Friday, January 17, 2014 by Anonymous

English - help
Which figure of speech os exemplified by lines 149-151 of the excerpt from The Odyssey, Part III? The slid his right hand down the cord and plucked it, / so the taut gut vibrating hummed and sang a swallow's note. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Personification * I think it is C...
Thursday, January 16, 2014 by Cassie

Spanish Foreign Language
Hi, My current Spanish class is performing an oral presentation on advice for losing weight or being fit. I was wondering if somebody could proofread my Spanish speaking portion and point out the obvious errors? I'm terrible at Spanish so there's probably quite a few ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Eschew Obfuscate

languagge
What is reported speech? What are the different types of reported speech? Please help me A.S.A.P please and thank you :)
Friday, January 3, 2014 by Sannu Beta

english
What part of speech is coursework?
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 by dee

English
(1) Eric watched the news on TV. (2) His father watched the news on TV.(3) the newscaster talked about special events.(4) A police officer a firefighter and a teacher taught third graders about safety.(5) The mayor took a trip and gave a speech. 1/ what is missing in sentence...
Sunday, December 22, 2013 by Nawaf

English
Write a letter to the editor or a speech calling for a change that you would like to see in your community and reference the three works as evidence that non-violence and civil obedience are an effective method for affecting change Using these sources - Civil Obedience On ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 by Fatima

English
What does it mean by "What is the supporting idea in this part of the speech?"
Monday, December 16, 2013 by Nicole

the parts of speech
1. Write the verb "see" in the present perfect tense. Use the pronoun "I" as the subject. A. I am seeing. B. I am seen. C. I have seen. D. I see. A? 2. Which kind of adjective is used most frequently in ordinary speech or writing? A. Proper B. Common C. ...
Friday, December 13, 2013 by Beatrice

the parts of speech
1. Choose the correct singular, third person, conjugation of the verb to be in the future perfect tense. A. You have been B. I will be C. She will have been D. They will have been B?
Friday, December 13, 2013 by Beatrice

the parts of speech
1. In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Thousands of years ago, fish were caught in nets and traps. ("and" is italicized) A. Preposition B. Conjunction C. Linking verb D. Pronoun B?
Friday, December 13, 2013 by Beatrice

Early Childhood Education
A disadvantage of large group times is: A. language is enjoyed as a group. B. children develop an understanding of being a group member. C. the difficulty of having intimate conversations. D. they are often seen as sharing times. In a study about kindergarten readiness, which ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 by Sammy

English
We soon found a step in the sand. ---------------- What is the part of speech of 'in the sand'? Is it an adverbial phrase modifying 'found,' or an adjective phrase modifying 'step'?
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 by rfvv

ENGLISH
A hypothetical example is: A. A false example B. not real but can happen C. an example to prove a hypothesis d. has no place ina speech
Monday, December 9, 2013 by Julie

english
could you please tell me the parts of speech for the given sentence : Council took a look round the court for a moment took-look-round-for-moment
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by r s telagathoty

Civics
why are our rights such as freedom of speech not unlimited?
Friday, November 29, 2013 by Carley

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 6:56am. a statement about what will happen in the future (What is the part of speech of 'what'? Is 'what' an interrogative pronoun or a relative pronoun?) English - Writeacher, Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 7:58am...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by rfvv

introduction to health care
a new technology that will change the role of the transcriptionist is a.speech recognition b.desktop transcription systems c.smards cards d.personal digital assistants my answer is d
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by susue

English
a statement about what will happen in the future (What is the part of speech of 'what'? Is 'what' an interrogative pronoun or a relative pronoun?)
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 by rfvv

Civics
Ms.Sue would you mind checking my answer? Question~How does the constitution protect someone's freedom of speech while also limiting their freedom of speech? Answer~ we are allowed to state our opinion as long as it-does not taken someone's rights away, doesn't ...
Saturday, November 23, 2013 by Kali

English
1. She cut it open. (Is 'open' an objective complement? What is the part of speech of 'open'? Is 'open' an adjective or a 'verb'?) 2. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans. 3. Chocolate is made from cacao beans. (Which one is correct?) 4. He is ...
Saturday, November 23, 2013 by rfvv

parts of speech
Which verb tense indicates continuing action? A. Present B. Past perfect C. Future D. Progressive
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by Tricia

grammar
Which part of speech is the capitalized words in this sentence? Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a NEW nation, conceived in Liberty, and DEDICATED to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil ...
Sunday, November 17, 2013 by Danny

Health (Ms. Sue)
1. Describe the dangers of binge drinking. A: There are many dangers of binge drinking. For example, binge drinking causes the area of the brain that control breathing and heart rate to become dangerously depressed. The brain and the heart may even stop functioning. This is ...
Friday, November 8, 2013 by Anonymous

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