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English
Can someone please check my answers? I'll write the directions above them. *Underline the subject once and the verb/verb phrase twice. Place each infinitive in parenthesis. 1. After dinner the guests desire to enjoy some coffee. (subject- guests verb- desire infinitive- to...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 10:16pm

write a summary
I haven't read or listened to the speech, so I can't judge your summary.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 5:43pm

write a summary
on bill clinton's speech. i have In William Clinton's speech, "remarks to the Convocation of God in Christ," Bill Clinton argues for a better future for American Citizens. He continuously tries to persuade American Citizens to take action and make america ...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 4:44pm

english
Please help me. I wanna make sure if all corrects this. Thanks. Some people are so (1)ominous to living near a nuclear plant that they want the plant’s license to be (2)nullify. They say the plant infringes on every homeowner’s right to safety. Shannon is (3)endowed ...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 2:36am

reading
simile, metaphors in the speech
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 7:19pm

reading
"ending racial inequality" George W. Bush speech
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 7:19pm

Vocabulary skills
No, sorry ... have you looked up all these words in a good dictionary? Have you paid attention to the part of speech of each, so you don't try to use an adjective where a noun belongs or other non-fitting connections? http://www.dictionary.com http://www.answers.com http...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 11:34am

Health
A: a. Friends can affect your behavior as your friends can influence you through peer pressure? b. Family can affect your behavior by teaching you behaviors, speech patterns, and core values. Humans most commonly learn by mimicking so a parent's behaviors can be rapidly ...
Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 6:25pm

grammar
they decided that the hedge needed a trim. what is the part of speech of trim in this sentence
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 9:01pm

English
So, what part of speech would "love" be in c? A verb?
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 6:16pm

martin luther king speech
Your answer about quotes from notable people is wrong.
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 1:32pm

martin luther king speech
I don't see any counterarguments or rebuttals. However, here are the quotes I found for the other four points. Note they are not in order. "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their ...
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 1:28pm

martin luther king speech
for quotations form notable people is it 1) American has defaulted on its promises. 2) The black people of the U.S. are still not free
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 12:32pm

martin luther king speech "i have a dream"
the counterargument, rebuttal of counterargument, story telling(using personal experiences or the experiences of others in order to appeal to the emotions and/or logic of a targeted audience), appeals to morals or ethics(using language, imagery, personal or observational ...
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 12:24pm

History
Although in some ways he didn't want to do so, Lincoln still censored newspapers. He closed some and put some editors in jail for sympathizing with the South. His actions may lead people to believe that in times of war we must give up free speech.
Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 4:30pm

Intro to ethics 120
One idea that could be explored is how our country's First Amendment is currently read and interpreted. Here's the text: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 8:58am

Leads for Journalism
I'm having difficulties writing a lead for my speech. My speech story will be on the Portage City Council and mayor candidates regarding the city's challenges over the next two years. All their answers were different. My lead was going to simply be: Portage City ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 9:02pm

reading
Do you see the echo of Lincoln's speech at Gettysburg?
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 6:53pm

reading
in the MLK jr i have a dream speech the anophora "one hundred years later" how does the rhetorical device help to strengthen or advance this argument. how does King’s use of anaphora strengthen and advance this argument. Think about: The time period of his ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 6:36pm

figure of speech
http://allpoetry.com/poem/8552239-Your-W​orld-by-Georgia_Douglas_Johnson
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:19pm

figure of speech
The World is as big as....
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:02pm

Practical English
This is my second time taking this exam this is the last one so I can graduate here is what I think the answers are. If you see any mistakes please help. 1. Choose the sentence in which the verb is a linking verb. A. He works at a gas station. B. His boss pays him well. (C.) ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 4:00pm

English
Select the part of speech that correctly identifies the italicized word in each sentence below. The movie was wonderful, YET it was not nearly as detailed and creative as the novel. a. preposition b. conjunction* c. adjective d. interjection INDEED, it has been one of the ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 3:51pm

Math
Well, your instructions were to round down to the nearest whole number. As I said, for his 20th speech he would have 5 jokes left that he hasn't used yet, and he chooses 3 of those. So on his 21st speech he only has 2 unused jokes, and would have to repeat one of the other...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 12:36am

Math
a) is correct b) If I interpret it correctly first speech: he has 62 jokes available second speech: he has 59 jokes available third speech: 56 jokes .... nth speech: ≥ 3 so we have to find the number of terms in the arithmetic sequence 62, 59, 56 , .... , 3 or 2 or 1 a...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 12:23am

Math
A speaker has a collection of 62 jokes. He uses 3 jokes in each speech. Please help i got a is 37820 but really need help with part b (a) In how many ways can he select 3 jokes for a speech? How many speeches can he give without using a joke twice? (Round your answer down to ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 12:01am

College Math 45
A speaker has a collection of 62 jokes. He uses 3 jokes in each speech. How many speeches can he give without using a joke twice? (Round your answer down to the nearest whole number.)
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 11:30pm

Psychology
Please check my answers... 1. Asthma is associated with environmental conditions. True 2. Only one-half of U.S. children with asthma follow their doctor's advice about medication. False 3. The percentage of overweight children has increased only marginally in the past 20 ...
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 2:43pm

Public SpeAking
We can't help with an introduction unless we know what you plan to say in the rest of your speech.
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 6:16pm

Public Speeking
I need help with an attention getter speech/intro on the Buffalo Soldiers.
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 6:11pm

A U
Question : <11{1[4(23)23]}> People have claimed that Jamie’s paintings have given them the blues. Clearly this cannot be entirely correct, since many of Jamie’s paintings contain no blue at all. The argument above is flawed because the author: Student Answer: ...
Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12:48am

history
Which laws attempted to restrict speech that directly criticized the government
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 9:38pm

English
Yes. It's a noun by part of speech. It's also the object of the preposition.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 5:40pm

Physics
A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present location?B) what would ...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 9:54am

Physics ...... Science
A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present location?B) what would ...
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 11:03pm

Language Arts
You don't introduce another point to sum it up. Get started on your research and see how your speech develops. You may want all three point to be about the history.
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 7:03pm

Language Arts
Ahh. I'd start with the history. In fact, I think your speech would be perfect if you only talked about the history of the alphabet.
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 6:56pm

Language Arts
Its an informative speech on the alphabet.I want to talk about how the alphabet is essential in our daily lives and how everything in some form is based on knowing and understanding of the alphabet.
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 6:48pm

Language Arts
3 main points for a speech on the alphabet
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 6:37pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). How did colonialism affect the development of democracy? A: Colonialism affected the development of democracy as a government which was based upon colonialism censored the press, limited free speech, and punished dissent. It also discriminated against all who were not part...
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 8:38pm

Special Education Setting Teachers Aide
children with a language or speech disorde are A)sometimes suffering from an aphasia.(my answer) B)always learing challenged. C)able to receive special help only after the third grade. D)unable to use communication boards. can someone please check if this is right please
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 6:42am

english
In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Catching fish is one of the oldest pastimes. the italicized word is is. A. Adverb B. Conjunction C. Preposition D. Verb I thought it was a preposition at first but after some reading I know it cant ...
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 7:48am

Psychology
Preschoolers do not use private speech to A) communicate with those around them B) decide what to do C) explain events to themselves D) review what they know Is the answer A?
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 4:55pm

Introduction to Occupational Thearpy
1. What type of facility treats most of conditions and may offer outpatient occupational therapy services? A. federal institutions B. rehabilitation hospitals C. acute care hospital D. work hardening centers (My Answer is B) 2. Which of the following professions considers the ...
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 10:21am

Language Arts 6 Ms. Sue please
Your first two are wrong. Number 3 is correct. Note that the word modifying sister in number 2 is a possessive pronoun. What is the other adjective and the word it modifies? Do you have a good text about parts of speech? If not, I can post some links to some excellent websites...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 6:53pm

english
2. Tecumseh's "Let the white race perish" speech is A. a logical list of reasons why the whites should be resisted. B. a satire on the white race and its traditions. C. a plea to the people's reason. D. an appeal to the emotions of his listeners.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 12:13pm

grammar
These are wrong: intellectuals-verb was-action verb great-pronoun for-conjunction physiology-interjection same-pronoun The others are right. I suggest you look these words up in a dictionary. Along with definitions, dictionaries give the part(s) of speech and how the word is ...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 7:54pm

grammar
Can someone help me with parts of speech? Huxley himself came from a long line of intellectuals. His grandfather Thomas Huxley, a follower of Charles Darwin, was a rather famous lecturer and essayist. His great-uncle Matthew Arnold was a great English poet and critic. His ...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 7:49pm

reading help
Check these out. http://www.google.com/webhp?source=searc​h_app#q=persuasive+speech+example
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 4:42pm

reading help
I know of a speech that is both persuasive and has repetition. Let me know if you want the title and/or link. =)
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 3:42pm

Research
Assuming that mute only indicates inability to use speech and deaf only means inability to understand speech, traumatic brain damage could be a possibility, specifically Broca's and Wernicke's areas on the dominant side of the brain. The child would still be able to ...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 3:13pm

British Literature
I need to identify the figure of speech in this saying "good mistress accost, I desire better acquaintance" I think it's a pun am I right?
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 5:24pm

reading persuasive letter
Dear Ms. Logan: as you know, the mission of Parkdale High School is "to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and values they need to become productive and honorable students and life-long learners in our technological, global society. We will help our students ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 6:32pm

english
I am to identify 3 words or phrases in the Canada anthem and explain. Verse one: 1. True North Strong and Free - this phrase expresses hope and freedom of choice, speech and beliefs. 2. with Glowing hearts - this phrase describes the love and pride for our country 3. We stand ...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 8:39am

Social studies
Which of the following "best" illustrates how a President can use the news media to reach the largest segment of the public? 1) hold a state dinner for foreign dignities 2) hold a conference Cabinet members 3) meet with head of Congressional committees 4) give speech...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 12:11pm

public speaking
Paul is delivering a speech on the hunger epidemic in the world. His speech could be helped with the use of:
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:40pm

Psychology
1.Do axons and dendrites meet at synapses? True 2. Does perception take place in the corpus callosum? False 3. One of the drawbacks of breast feeding is that the quantity of breast milk produced is not adjustable. for example it may be difficult for a mother to keep up with ...
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 10:08pm

English
http://www.dictionary.com Look up the word and see what it says about its part(s) of speech. Let us know what you decide.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 12:13pm

Social?
Hello! alright so this is basically a general knowledge kind of question but it's for my writing assignment. i'm not really sure what a preacher may say at a funeral and i've tried searchring on google and havent found any luck. so based on your experience can you ...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 4:25pm

part of speech
verb
Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 6:08pm

English
Have you written the speech yet? Or at least an outline of it? Do you have a main idea (thesis statement)? Writing a speech is much like writing an essay ... and you don't start with the intro!! Write the intro, including an attention-getting statement AFTER you have the ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 2:42pm

English
I have to write an attention getting statement for a speech and I don't know where to start
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 2:35pm

Grammar
While this construction is common in colloquial speech, the subordinate clause introduced by "when" is an adverb, so it can't modify the noun "time." I think.
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 4:30am

English
Variety! If you use the same ol' words over and over in your speech and/or your writing, you'll bore people pretty fast! And besides ... better, more precise verbs and adjectives give more detail and help your reader understand you exactly!
Friday, August 16, 2013 at 6:34pm

public speaking
Organizing a speech means to: research the materials. presenting a speech in a logical manner. selecting words to use. adapt the speech to audience. i'm confused between A and B
Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 10:03am

english
could you tell me parts of speech for burnt and disfiguring in the following sentence : He lost both eyes and his face was burnt disfiguring him completely
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 2:57pm

english
can you tell me parts of speech for yesterday in : i went to new york yesterday
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 2:08pm

Hum/186
In the Week Four Toolwire Learnscape, you craft an introductory paragraph for a speech Senator Johnson is giving on the effect of the Internet on politics. After scanning the websites you are given, how comfortable are you with the credibility of the information you found on ...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:48am

children who require special treatment
Robert is eight years old.he is experiencing poor perception,bizarre spelling errors and speech problems.robert suffers from? a.epilepsy b.downs syndrome c.cerebral palsy d.dyslexia my answer is d
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 6:27am

children who require special treatment
spelling or reading retardation counld be a result of ? a.average i.q. b.speech and language difficulties c.emotional problems d.family history my answer is d
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 6:21am

children growing up
Although you need the basic biological abilities for speech, it is triggered by social interaction.
Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 2:14pm

english
If you go to the Internet and do a research for statistics to back up your argument for a speech you are writing for your Communications class, it is considered: A. primary research. B. investigative research. C. systematic research. D. secondary research.
Friday, August 2, 2013 at 4:57pm

children growing up
that childrens mastery of language can be explained by the fact that childrens competence (understanding)of language exceeds their performance of language(expression)and that children make sense of sentences by tuning into the deep structure(grammar)which underlies spoken speech
Monday, July 29, 2013 at 5:58pm

public speaking
When preparing an outline for a speech, which of the below is NOT a part of the speech outline?
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 9:47am

English
That expression is fine in casual speech. However, to be grammatically correct, we should include a subject. For instance: It's been nice meeting you.
Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 5:44pm

American Government
First, explain what civil liberties are. Then, look at the first amendment. The first amendment states “Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech, or the press.” In practice, however, the Supreme Court has never regarded these protections as ...
Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 1:13pm

English
1. Is the city very far from here? 2. No, it is very close. (What is the part of speech of 'far' and 'close'? Are they adverbs or adjectives?)
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 12:45am

Informal logic
All sages provide both wisdom and inspiration. Since Dasha’s speech contained wisdom and greatly inspired her audience, Dasha is a sage. Which one of the following points out the flaw in the argument above? (Points : 1) -Just because Dasha is a sage doesn’t mean that...
Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 1:56pm

readings
In his 1992 speech, how did Mikhail Gorbachev view the impact of the global communications revolution on the people of less-developed countries?
Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:48pm

speech
http://www.answers.com/hypothetical
Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 8:15am

speech
A hypothetical example is: A. a false example. B. not real but can happen. C. an example used to prove a hypothesis. D. has no place in a speech.
Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 2:10am

Creative Writing
Is it really wrong to write dialogue like this: ["Hey," I said, patting her on the head.] I read somewhere that you're not technically supposed to add an action like that with a speech verb.
Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 7:39pm

history
can someone please help me with this question Why do you think Martin Luther King speech begins with a discussion of American History and ends with dreams of a future America
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 5:42pm

Spanish Help
Your first error in #2 is something we have gone over before. You are to answer a question. First of all, note that the verb is PLURAL so the answer must also be PLURAL. 1. Translate = Do you ALL prefer... 2. Answer FIRST in English = We all prefer 3. Now put that into Spanish...
Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 11:57am

English
1) OK 2) How is the urn described? What figure of speech is used in stanza one, lines one and two? “Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard / are sweeter ... " 3) Who does the poet address in the second stanza? 4) Where in the ode does Keats state his concept of ...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 6:15pm

English
I still have a few questions to check. I really hope you can check them. Thank you! 1) Which metaphors does the poet use to address the urn in the first stanza? 2) How is the urn described? What figure of speech is used in line one and two “Heard melodies are sweet, but ...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 6:05pm

English
1. He won first place in the math contest. 2. He got first place in the speech contest. 3. He received first place in the science contest. (Are they all grammatical? Can we use all the verbs?)
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 2:02am

PSYCHOLOGY
What are the three most significant concepts you have learned in this course that you would include in a speech supporting incorporation of health psychology concepts into health care policy? Please explain why you would incorporate (why are they important?)
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 8:18pm

Diversity
Julie has a speech delay and is often shy with other children. The best way to include her in your daily group activities is to A) Ask a volunteer to provide her with individual attention.B) provide her with some books to read while you work with the other children. C) let her...
Friday, June 14, 2013 at 4:17pm

Diversity
Julie has a speech delay and is often shy with other children. The best way to include her in your daily group activities is to A) Ask a volunteer to provide her with individual attention.B) provide her with some books to read while you work with the other children. C) let her...
Friday, June 14, 2013 at 4:16pm

Diversity
Julie has a speech delay and is often shy with other children. The best way to include her in your daily group activities is to Ask a volunteer to provide her with individual attention.
Friday, June 14, 2013 at 4:07pm

Diversity
Julie has a speech delay and is often shy with other children. The best way to include her in your daily group activities is to
Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:26pm

reading
43. Student Council Election Day: Monday To: Nominees From: Your Principal Concerning: Rules of Election 1. Everyone running for office must prepare a 3-minute speech that will be recorded for presentation to the entire school. You need to "Dress for Success" as you ...
Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:56pm

major parts of speech
You'll have to go back into your text for this one. I don't know which parts of speech your text considers major and which it considers minor.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 9:22am

major parts of speech
select the incorrect statement. a. Major parts of speech are called content words because the carry most of the meaning fo communication b.Minor parts of speech are called function words because thay are concerned with meaning c. Major parts of speech include nouns verbs, and ...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 4:01am

english
5. In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Thousands of years ago, fish were caught in nets and traps. A. Conjunction B. Linking verb C. Pronoun D. Preposition
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 11:28pm

English Pls Writeacher Help me by checking my work
Please replace the incorrect words with correct words in the following sentences using AP Style. There may be more than one error per sentence; all sentences contain at least one error. Use correct AP style, punctuation, grammar and spelling errors.) 1. Original: California&#...
Monday, June 10, 2013 at 6:30am

English
e.g. I want to find out more about the smart phone. (In this sentence, what is the part of speech of 'more' Is 'more a noun, a pronoun or an adverb?)
Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 1:02am

Approapriate logos
Forgive me Ms. Sue, but I really need some clarification. I was looking at the same site you showed me and I click on an article named "First Amendment protects more than just words" ...it basically says that symbolic speech is protected by the First Amendment. So, ...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 11:01pm

Approapriate logos
Under our United States government, yes, you are able to wear that shirt. You have the constitutional right of freedom of speech and freedom of religion protected by the First Amendment. Any opposition to that is a DIRECT VIOLATION of the Constitution. So, long story short, ...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 10:15pm

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