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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
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

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

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

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
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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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
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
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

horizon
What part of speech is the italicized word in the sentence below? What part of speech is the italicized word in the sentence below? Four score and seven years ago, our forefathers brought forth UPON this continent a new nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to the ...
Monday, June 3, 2013 at 7:00pm

speech (Writeacher)
I'm trying to think of a good topic for my persuasive speech and with all I have going on my mind is a blank. I wondered if you had any good suggestions? I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks for all your help and you inspired me so with your story that it made me realize ...
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:22pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 11:11pm. (Thank you for your help in many ways. Would you look at the sentence? Is 'the same' in apposition with 'about 20 degrees C'? ) e.g. The temperature in cave houses is always the same, about 20 degrees C. ...
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 8:37am

Public Speaking
I need help writing a speech out on the following topic:Why banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwide. tate the general purpose, specific purpose, and central idea clearly and in the appropriate form.4. Limit your main points and supporting ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 10:37pm

speech (Writeacher)
Writeacher, in response I am doing my outline for an informative speech and I decided to choose the topic Why me? Dying to live or living to die. Everybody at some point will encounter some kind of diagnosis whether it be you, your spouse, a loved one and even a child, I did. ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 1:49pm

speech
Please help me. I need to write an informative speech. My husband has been sick for along time and needs a lung transplant (He is 52 and never smoked!) Any way I want to right a speech on how any one can over come a life crisis. It's just hard to think of something when ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 2:13am

English
e.g. I want to find out more about what happened. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? Is 'more' an object of 'find out' and a pronoun? Or is 'more' and adverb?)
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 10:08pm

English
Can someone give an example of Campaign Speech that involves about a recent celebrity. Thank you in advance. Sincerely, Kink
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 8:30pm

writing
What is the difference between a general purpose and a specific purpose? How can writing a clear specific purpose help you put together a more effective speech
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:11pm

science
there is technology day celebration in our school. I have to give a speech on a new technology that has developed recently and very rarely known. Please give me some ideas.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 2:46pm

Speech
Please rephrase the following sentences into a more simple manner. I need to give a presentation and i would like to write this out simpler. Thank you guys Research of soil erosion is difficult for several reasons, but particularly because soil erosion is an intermittent ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 6:16am

math
Alyssa is enrolled in a public-speaking class. Each week she is required to give a speech of greater length than the speech she gave the week before. The table below show the length of several of her speeches: WK #/Length of Speech (seconds) 3/150, 4/180, 5/210, 6/240 If this ...
Monday, April 29, 2013 at 8:51pm

English
To avoid speaking in monotone, a strategy to use can include: A. changing pitch and tone of voice. B. voice inflection. C. varying rate and pace of speaking. D. All of the above i'm confused betwen A & D 2. Which nonverbal consideration creates immediate impressions among ...
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 1:02pm

English
1. All of the following are helpful techniques in effective speech delivery EXCEPT: A. pauses. B. voice inflection. C. filler words. D. projection. is it C 2. Hand gestures help emphasize a point except when they are: A. appropriate. B. natural. C. excessive. D. expressive. is...
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 12:53pm

Language Arts
I'd like to know if I answered these correctly. 1.Both the Whitman poem and the Dickinson poem are examples of poetry that? A. abandons conventional rhyme and meter. B. stresses the pangs of unrequited love. C.praises the work of ordinary people. D. captures the cadence of...
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 11:23am

English-Room 101 speech
PLEASE REPLY ON MY OTHER QUESTION BELOW. MY HOMEWORK IS DUE IN TOMMMORW. I FORGOT TO MENTION THAT I STILL HELP ON MY LAST IDEA!!!
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 3:17pm

English-Room 101 speech
I have to come up with a speech about what I feel should go into room 101. Room 101 is a british tv programme, which came from a book. It's basically when people give reasons of what they don't like. The presenter decides, what goes into room 101. I am doing a similar ...
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 2:37pm

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

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

english
ana wants to write a descriptive essay about a place tha is important to her 1-which of these would best help ana prepare to write aboute her plkace a-reading stories about places she has not visited b-closing her eyes, picturing her place and listing details c-Listing places ...
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3:11pm

Social Studies
When Nelson Mandela received the Nobel Peace Prize, he gave a speech in which he noted the contributions of Martin Luther King Jr. Here are some words of his speech: "...It will not be presumptuous of us if we also add, among our predecessors, the name of another ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:13pm

Social Studies
When Nelson Mandela received the Nobel Peace Prize, he gave a speech in which he noted the contributions of Martin Luther King Jr. Here are some words of his speech: "...It will not be presumptuous of us if we also add, among our predecessors, the name of another ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 6:02pm

language arts
During the lecture at Florida state, the audience of scientist was curious about how the guest speaker would treat the topic of life on other planets Q : what is the meaning of the word treat at is used in the sentence? A : To pay another persons expenses B : to deal with a ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 7:33pm

language arts
During the lecture at Florida state, the audience of scientist was curious about how the guest speaker would treat the topic of life on other planets Q : what is the meaning of the word treat at is used in the sentence? A : To pay another persons expenses B : to deal with a ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 3:07pm

language arts
During the lecture at Florida state, the audience of scientist was curious about how the guest speaker would treat the topic of life on other planets Q : what is the meaning of the word treat at is used in the sentence? A : To pay another persons expenses B : to deal with a ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:40pm

Medical Administrative Assisting
How many main points in a speech?
Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 12:05pm

English
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'm confused between B & C 2. An advantage of using ...
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 1:05pm

English
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. is it B
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 12:48pm

English
1. In conducting a personal interview, setting limits on what will be covered should occur: A. at the beginning of the interview. B. in the middle of the interview. C. at the end of the interview. D. during the strategy stage. i'm confused between A & D 2. For Thomas to ...
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 12:36pm

early childhood
To promote infant (six to twelve months) speech growth, name five useful adult techniques.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 7:47pm

English
1. When Elizabeth made a speech presentation demonstrating how to create an effective PowerPoint Presentation, her speech is about: A. events. B. processes. C. concepts. D. objects. is it B 2. When speaking about abstract concepts, make them concrete to the audience by: A. ...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 2:34pm

English
1. When a speaker seeks to explain or illustrate a process, she or he is probably speaking to: A. inform. B. persuade. C. entertain. D. celebrate. is it A 2. When the theme of a speech is, “Be all you can be. Join the Navy,” it is meant to: A. entertain. B. inform. C...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 2:25pm

public speaking
1. A speaker talking about the benefits of cosmetic surgery to an audience primarily of women is appealing to which level of needs in Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs? A. Physiological needs B. Esteem needs C. Belongingness and love D. Safety needs.. is it B 2. Physical ...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:45pm

Public speaking
Attitudes, beliefs, values, and motivation are characteristics of: A. psychographics. B. demographics. C. the speaker’s profile. D. the audience’s response to the speech. is it B 2. Nicole was asked to speak to the French Club about her trip to Northern France. She ...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:39pm

Public Speaking
1. Effective public speaking is: A. audience-centered. B. message-centered. C. speaker-centered. D. channel-centered. is it A 2. When a speech attempts to influence the audience s beliefs, attitudes, and opinions about something, it is generally meant to: A. inform. B. ...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:09pm

Public Speaking
1. When your speech adds to your listeners’ knowledge, it is meant to: A. inform. B. persuade. C. entertain. D. celebrate. is it A 2. In choosing a topic for your first speech, it is wise to: A. ask advice from others. B. start with what you know. C. research first. D. ...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:02pm

english
Speech criticism is a simpler form of: A. speech evaluation. B. rhetorical criticism. C. panel judging. D. communication process. is it B 2. You are evaluating this when you are looking for a clear, compelling message. A. Use of quotes B. Structure C. Length of speech D. ...
Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 6:16pm

English
1. The students are playing soccer against the teachers. (What is the part of speech of 'against the teachers'? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase? Does 'against the teachers' modify 'soccer'?) 2. What's your favorite place at school...
Monday, March 25, 2013 at 8:14am

English
1. We will win the game against Japan. 2. We will win the game with Japan. Q1. Are both the same in meaning? Q2. What is the part of speech of 'against Japan'? Is it an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase?
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 8:31am

SOC 313
1. Motor and perceptual consequences of brain damage affect: (Points : 1) visual-spatial relations; vision and hearing; and bowel and bladder function memory; attention and concentration; and judgment speech and language personality change and affective response 2. Stephanie ...
Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 9:01pm

English
Homework Help: English Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:29pm. Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 5:35pm. Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:39pm. Try hard to succeed. (What is the part of speech of 'to succeed'? Is 'to succeed'...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 9:28am

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 5:35pm. Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:39pm. Try hard to succeed. (What is the part of speech of 'to succeed'? Is 'to succeed' the object of the verb 'try'? Or is 'to succeed' the ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:29pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:39pm. Try hard to succeed. (What is the part of speech of 'to succeed'? Is 'to succeed' the object of the verb 'try'? Or is 'to succeed' the adverbial phrase which modifies 'try'?) English - ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 5:35pm

speech
You are concerned about the high rate of school droupouts in your community and have recentky addressed the youth at a local secondary school who were thinking of dropping out of school and look for job.please help me its urgent the task is needed tomorrow
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 2:42pm

English
Can somebody help me write my rough draft for a speech about how youth's and adult's should get the same penalty for crime?
Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 9:06pm

English
I am writing a speech and It about a boy named Edward and he lost her mom when he was young. I need a hook in a question format. Please help. What should I write. Ex: Have ever realize...... I need something similar to this. Please Help!!!!!!
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 8:13pm

business english
1.which of the following sentences is accurate in terms of the words it uses? a. there is alarge amount of people at the convention. b. we have to decide between the four options available to us. c.fewer people will attend the conference this year because of the higher costs. ...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 10:38pm

English
help please has to be turned in today dont really understand it. Chief Joseph Surrenders Compare Chief Joseph's speech with the "Gettysburg Address". Discuss the similarities and differences between them. (Consider the feelings of the speaker, as well as literary...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:16pm

English
1. Wilma found a love for running. 2. Wilma found love for running. (Which one is correct?) 3. Wilma tried hard to be able to walk again. (What is the part of speech of 'to be able to walk again'? Is it the object of 'tried'? Or is it an adverbial phrase ...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:18am

language
what parts of speech is drive and to in the sentence We took a long drive to the ocean.
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 10:57pm

English
Today, Dad ate two eggs and bacon for breakfast. Label each word, part of speech.
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 4:36pm

help please english
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 Is ...
Monday, February 25, 2013 at 4:43pm

edu
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 Is ...
Monday, February 25, 2013 at 1:03pm

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