Recent Homework Questions About Speeches
1. A major difference between todays Hispanic and past European immigrants is that (1 point) for Hispanics, the old country is only two hours away. European immigrants were all light-skinned. Hispanics are willing to take jobs Americans dont want. European ...
Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 3:47pm
Which of the following statements is not a general rule for using statistics in a classroom speech? A The more statistics the better. Use statistics sparingly Make sure information is up to date Round off long numbers.
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:28pm
When citing statistics from a web page in your speech you need to provide which of the following: ALL The date and source of the statistic What population(s) the statistic represents The author responsible for the statistic or quotation
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:21pm
true or false 1) Charts, tables and graphs are effective methods of clarifying facts and statistics. TRUE 2) Wikipedia is an acceptable source to cite in a speech. FALSE 3) When finding and evaluating research; information from an unknown blog is acceptable. FALSE 4) Fair use ...
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 11:46am
19) Which of the following does not belong in the speaker's process of summarizing a source's ideas for his/her speech? a) Reading the entire text, noting the key points and main ideas b) Putting into your own words the main idea c) Including all of the supporting ...
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 10:58am
Writeacher, can you check these statements, please? Thank you. 1) Is it possible to use the expression "lose the bus"? I know one should say "miss the bus" but I just wanted to know if "lose" is a mistake. 2) Things are getting better since the ...
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 7:49am
Another doubt. Thank you very much for your help. 1) She said to me (she told me) that I could go to the cinema as long as I finished my homework. 2) Is "she said to me" a mistake? say is normally followed by direct speech.
Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 5:47am
Speech (acronym help)
I am doing a demo speech on how to make play dough and my four easy steps are 1. mix 2. add 3. stir and 4. kneed. These 4 make up MASK. I do not at all have to do my speech this way but I think it would be kinda cool if I could somehow relate a mask to the speech so that I ...
Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 7:24pm
an appeal to logic--(persuasive appeals) the emotions that a speaker demonstrates towards his or her subject--(pathos) an appeal to the credibilty of the speaker--(ethos) an appeal to a sense of right or wrong--(logos) devices in a speech that seek to convince an audience(...
Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 10:21am
SS7R - Bill of Rights Project Check
Please check my project to see if it's good. LET ME KNOW IF THERE ANY GRAMMERS, OR ERRORS!!! I hope you love my project I had been working hard on this. BTW - For those teachers who don't know about my project ask Ms. Sue or check on my name to see my other post about ...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 6:39pm
I am going to be giving a demonstration speech that has to be between 3-10min, but i am not sure what to do it on. I was showing how to make an item/ product that you normally buy from the store but can easily make at home but am not sure. It either has to be practical or ...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 6:19pm
Social Studies 7R - Bill of Rights Project
I have a project for social studies that is due when we come back from break (4/16/12). Choose one of the projects listed below to show your understanding of one or more of the following Amendments 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 to the Constitution: I choose one and I can easily ...
Monday, April 9, 2012 at 2:59pm
persuasive appeals (A) tone (D) ethos (E) pathos (B) logos (C) A) an appeal to logic B) the emotions that a speaker demonstrates towards his or her subject C) an appeal to the credibility of the speaker D) an appeal to a sense of right and wrong E) devices in a speech that ...
Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 7:03pm
the parts of speech
13. In which sentence do the capitalized words represent a prepositional phrase? A. The Maxi Deli is AROUND THE CORNER. B. Apart from his looks, I would never TRUST HIM. C. The conductor CALLED OUT, "All aboard!" D. I am not going TO RUN out of patience.
Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 2:20pm
Thank you very much. Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check, too. In particular, I need to revise the following sentences. 1) For Prospero Caliban becomes the "most lying slave", though he really is filth. (" I have used thee -Filth as though art...
Friday, April 6, 2012 at 5:44pm
I left out a few sentences. Thank you. 1) Then, the characters introduce one another using letters instead of speech, and the action is made up by a series of scenes with no general summaries. Another feature is its immediacy. 2) As stated by Richardson himself, this kind of ...
Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 4:06am
A-the dictionary definition of a word B-making assertions about a group that are too broad C-parts of a presentation that augment the words D-rhetorical devices that rely on faulty reasoning E- the emotional associations a work invokes audiovisual(A) connation(E) denotation(D...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 11:39pm
Could someone check mty work? Which of the following would not be a good strategy for delivering a speech? Make sure your presentation is running properly Start talking over the audience to quiet them down (anser) Use correct grammer and well formed sentences Look directly at ...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 10:53pm
Essessentials of Communication(Speech)
I've been stuck on this question for the longest and can't find help anywhere. Instructions Read the following statement; then respond with a question, content paraphrase, feeling paraphrase, and a combination of content and feeling paraphrase. Statement from Speaker...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 1:54pm
Can someone please check my work? Which of the following is Not a good idea for choosing a subject for a persuasive speech? Choose an issue important to you. Choose a subject that people disagree on. Choose a subject that you have little personal experience with or facts about...
Monday, April 2, 2012 at 9:46pm
what part of speech is "then" in this sentence: the old lady pulled her spectacles down and looked over them about the room then she put them up and looked out under them
Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 12:48pm
Thank you very much, Writeacher. Can you also suggest to me short reading comprehension (to be done in 15 minutes) with a set of comprehension questions at the end (intermediate level) ? Can you check if my sentences to turn into indirect speech are possible? 1) Would ...
Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 11:37am
Writeacher, I need your help to find exercises on the following grammar topics: 1) Defining and non-defining relative clauses. (e.g. two sentences to combine ...) 2) Wish (+ simple past, past perfect, would + inf.) 3)Indirect speech (reporting verbs such as apologize, remind, ...
Friday, March 30, 2012 at 5:27pm
Lauguage arts and History
I need help these! Please help me! Thanks! Identify two parts of chapter 10 that struck you the hardest from Frederick Douglass descriptions. Create a T Chart with quotes on the left and your response on the right. 1) What should be done about the newly freed slaves? ...
Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 8:29pm
English - ms. sue
this be last question What figure of speech portrays the wharfs crooked legs stockinged in barncales? where else do it occur? How do it further the description? I not get this one I think the figure of speech be personification but I not get where else it ...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 8:39pm
Given that she previously belonged to high society and that later she had to move to a trailer park, she did not like to mix with the rif-raff in the park. What part of speech is GIVEN in this sentence.
Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 3:00pm
I am currently writing my "Journey" Speech, does anyone know a quote from a famous person who has a quote about journey that is very inspiring and I can include at the end of my speech? Thank you...
Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 5:49am
Identify the capitalized part of speech in the following sentence: Unless you come to class and complete the work, you will learn VERY little. Answer a. noun b. pronoun c. verb d. adjective e. adverb f. preposition g. conjunction .
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 8:59pm
Identify the underlined part of speech in the following sentence: Unless you come to class and complete the work, you will learn very little. Answer a. noun b. pronoun c. verb d. adjective e. adverb f. preposition g. conjunction
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 7:40pm
Identify the capitalized part of speech in the following sentence: Sterling has volunteered FOR an organization that helps the homeless. Answer a. noun b. pronoun c. verb d. adjective e. adverb f. preposition
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 7:39pm
Identify the capitalized part of speech in the following sentence: You should be proud of him, FOR he's a "jolly good fellow." Answer a. noun b. pronoun c. verb d. adjective e. adverb f. preposition g. conjunction .
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 7:36pm
I'm the guy doing the persuasive speak on the Oil leakage in the Kalamazoo river. I can see you're from/know of this area. Can you give me some pointers/idea's of what I could talk about/include in my persuasive speech. I've been doing a little reading of how ...
Monday, March 12, 2012 at 11:13am
i'm having a hard time paraphrasing this passage in MLA style and also using it as a direct quote in APA please help!! The United States faces two major CT challenges in the Arabian Peninsulathe direct threat posed by al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), and the...
Friday, March 9, 2012 at 8:04am
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'?)
Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:39pm
help for homework
can you correct that for me pleas? Have you ever sat in a classroom and observed the conversational styles of the students? Nowadays many people flying to another language because several reasons such as study , business, or even Tourism. However, When they travel to face ...
Friday, March 2, 2012 at 9:48pm
I am looking for an attention getter for my imformative speech about dog-human communication, In the speech, I am going to be talking about verbal and non verbal dog behaviors and then how dogs repond to human verbal and non verbal behaviors. I was thinking some statistic but ...
Friday, February 24, 2012 at 11:03pm
Could you please check if everything is OK? Thank you very much. 3) Put the following into indirect speech using a suitable reporting verb (10) 1) Would you like to have dinner with me on Saturday?, he said to me. He invited me to have dinner ... 2) Shall I ...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 1:00pm
Thank you very much for your revision! I just wanted to know if I can use indirect speech in this rephrase: Then the poet has doubts about the fate of a fair youth. Will he also undergo the ravages of time since sweet and beautiful creatures don't stay that way forever; ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 4:30pm
English Journey Assessment Task
WHAT IS IT? Speech on the ways the concept of JOURNEY is expressed throughout Rabbit Proof Fence and two other related texts of your choosing PLUS a typed transcript of that speech. Focus Area: What are the messages / ideas continued within the texts about JOURNEY and HOW (...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 10:07pm
Thank you very much for helping me, Writeacher! I have a question. As in chapter 11 chapter refers to his last year (fifth year in England) shall I use the past in the rephrase, when he recalls the time he spent with the horses? Here is the third part of my rephrase. 1) Then ...
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 7:22am
Here is the second part of my rephrase. Hopefully I can send it to you, Writeacher! Thank you. 1) Then he likens both his family and friends to the horses for their shape and disposition (?). Though more civilized and endowed with the gift of speech, they seem to use their ...
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 5:52am
So Im going to be doing an informative speech on dog-human communication. The visual aid I can use is a powerpoint. I really need help kind of outlining/ deciding what to talk about. I got a couple of books and have some research on it and there seems to be a whole lot of ...
Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 10:10pm
Could you please check these other sentences? Thank you. 2)Then he describes his family and friends as ...... both in shape and disposition (rephrase) though more civilized and endowed with the gift of speech. These qualities, however, do not make them any better. Moreover, ...
Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 6:18pm
Which statement does NOT characterize Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech? 1.)It openly criticized the Governor of Alabama 2.)It supported the peaceful congregation of peoples of all races and religions 3.)It pointed out racial problems in the South ...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 9:57pm
Which statement does NOT characterize Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech? 1.)It openly criticized the Governor of Alabama My Answer2.)It supported the peaceful congregation of peoples of all races and religions 3.)It pointed out racial problems in ...
Monday, February 13, 2012 at 1:54pm
preschoolers use private speech: a)to influence others b)to keep some of their ideas a secret c)because it is more efficient d) because it enables them to communicate new ideas
Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 2:54pm
I need to rephrase (using indirect speech) what 4 people said is important when preparing to go for an interview. Could you please help me? 1)Speaker 1 recommends one should make a short list of the jobs requirement (or requirement for/in the job position) before going ...
Friday, February 10, 2012 at 4:35pm
English Home Language
Can You Please Give Me Points as To How to add persuasive points to my speech " Women Should Rule The Way" I Already said they more Patient and better communcaters
Friday, February 10, 2012 at 12:24am
English Home Language
I'm Doing a english speech on propaganda my topic is "Women Should rule the world", can you help write by giving me main points to force on and what to say or make them think about or just write me the speech for me
Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 7:33pm
Whether its shopping for the newest fashion, dining at a high quality restaurant, or spending the night at a world-class hotel, the Magnificent Mile is the place to go. does this sentence have a triad in it? thanks
Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 2:36pm
protecting ones right to speech is a legal act but it does not mean it is right. Can anyone help me with this I need thesis for ProtectDerek Bok, "Protecting Freedom of Expression on Campusing does this sound argunmantal?
Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 6:48pm
Using unwise methods such as hanging a confederate flag to express ones' right to speech cause controversy among students and communites can this work as a thesis for the essay expressing freedom of speech on campus by derek bok
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 9:49pm
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? What are some that would help?
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 9:32pm
When an actor alone on the stage delivers a speech, the speech is called a : A) monologue B) dialogue C) soliloquy D) dialect ....my answer is (a) please help me
Monday, January 30, 2012 at 3:33pm
english / compare & contrast essay
Hey guys!! I was hoping someone could critique/view/edit me essay for me? :) It's a compare and contrast essay on Mother Tongue by Amy Tan, and How to Tame a Wild Tongue by Gloria Anzaldúa. I'm a hs junior but i'm also taking college english~critical writing...
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 11:46pm
For English II I'm supposed to write a persuasive essay on a speech such as the "I Have A Dream Speech" or similar. I don't particularly care for King's speech. What are some other speeches I could use?
Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 5:14pm
"Two or three days and nights went by; I reckon I might say they swum by, they slide along so quiet and smooth and lovely. Here is the way we put in the time. It was a monstrous big river down theresometimes a mile and a half wide; we run nights, and laid up and hid...
Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 2:31pm
In Richard Brautigan's poem "All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace", what kind of figures of speech does he use? I know one of them is sarcasm, but I can't figure out if there are any more...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 10:48pm
Writeacher, I need your help to write the English translation of the speech my principal will hold when meeting both the German and the French principals. Can you suggest to me "formal" sentences he will probably use when welcoming them, showing them our schooland ...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 5:13pm
language arts/ social studies
my friend and i have been trying to figure out this question but we cant come to an agreement. i think its "a" and she thinks it's "b." The question has to deal with the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln's speech is noted because of its a. poetic ...
Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 3:03pm
Even when speaking, one must cross one's T's and dot one's i's. What does this mean when referring to public speaking? What public speaking term does this refer to?
Friday, January 20, 2012 at 9:49pm
What change should be made in this sentence? That is the job of the Supreme court A. change is to are B. change job to job, C. change court to Court D. make no change C?? What change should be made in this sentence? Technologies such as the Internet have caused people to ask ...
Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 7:05pm
What word(s) do the word in caps describe? And what part of speech is the word that is being described? (adj, verb, adv) 1.Promises should ALWAYS be kept. 2.Clean your room NOW!
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 9:49pm
I read the speech 'On The Campaign Against Drug Abuse" by President and Mrs. Reagan. For one of the questions it asks what inclusive language is used. You, our, we're, etc. were used throughout the speech. Would this be correct ??
Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 11:13pm
English Lit-Please check
Does an analogy ever have "as" in it. I'm just trying to figure out figures of speech and I know Writeteacher told me "as" would be a simile but in the following: My brother has grown a great deal in the last year. He is almost as tall as I am now. This...
Friday, January 13, 2012 at 7:45pm
I wrote an itroductory speech that I am going to be giving in speech class but I can't think of a good conclusion. The 3 major points of the speech is that I am a hard-working student. Adventurous family member, and laidback friend. I talk some at the begining about how ...
Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 5:47pm
I'm not great at identifying some of these figures of speech for English Please check my answers or offer suggestions 1."As flies to the wanton boys are we to the gods: they kill us for sport" Shakespeare for King Lear Is this a simile, metaphor, personification...
Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 4:48pm
I need help identifying how the infinitve phrase is used (parts of speech) in the following sentences! : Rhode Island was the first colony in which the slaves were allowed to enlist in its army. To enlist in the British army and to gain their freedom were the reasons thousands...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 5:21pm