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Western Civilization
1. As expressed in your readings, which of these statements best expresses the crucial paradox of the twentieth century? A. Human life is disregarded as nations seek global security. B. War in the name of liberty leads to tyranny. C. Human life is devalued in exchange for ...
Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 12:44pm

world literature
Ther are several ways to learn about characters: through their appearance, actions, speech, thoughts, feelings, and descriptions by other characters. Take one character from " the night the ghost got in" and give two different examples of characterization.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 7:39pm

GOVERNMENT
A. Westside v. Mergens B. Texas v. Johnson C. Roe v. Wade D. Bethel v. Fraser E. Dennis v. U.S. F. Lemon v. Kurtzman G. Wallace v. Jaffree 1.Established that a woman's reproductive right is guaranteed as part of the right to privacy; set the precedent for all abortion ...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 1:25pm

Valedictorian Speech
How about: ALLAH AKBAR!! Aaaa-lulululululululu!!! LET'S ALL DETONATE OUR SUICIDE VESTS! BOOOOOOOOOMMMMMM!!!
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 6:32pm

Question #1
Not necessarily. A psychotherapist is a person with degrees in psychology who counsels people. A therapist can be a psychotherapist, a speech therapist, a physical therapist, social worker, or an occupational therapist.
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 10:52pm

English
Joe's speech was incoherent. He made up words and talked so fast that no one could understand him. Incoherent means: a. hard to understand b. fluent c. illiterate d. stuttering I can't decide between A , C, or D
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 8:08pm

English
e.g. People were just standing still. (What is the part of speech of 'still' in the sentence? Adverb or adjective?))
Friday, July 13, 2012 at 3:39am

Cultural Diversity
the lanaguage learning approach of certain non-mainstream cultures seems to require children to do what in regards to human speech
Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 7:36pm

English
e.g. Do you want to know more about him? (What is the part of speech of 'more'? Is 'more' a noun or an adverb? 1. Do you want to know know much about him? 2. Do you want to know a lot about him? 3. Do you want to know a lot of things about him? 4. Do you want ...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 10:02pm

Physiology-help please:(
Although I am not a speech therapist or ENT physician, the first might be problems in the end of the organ of Corti in the cochlea that responds to high frequencies. The second problem is most likely the semicircular canals. However, you might consider if there are problems in...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 6:28pm

English
1. He tattooed a rose on the arm last night. 2. He obeyed the traffic rules yesterday. 3. His speech annoyed the audience very much. 4. He woos the lady to marry him every day. (Are the sentences grammatical?)
Monday, July 9, 2012 at 8:21pm

parts of speech
Are these your choices? A. pictures. B. gestures. C. numbers. D. language What is your answer?
Monday, July 9, 2012 at 8:07pm

Physiology-help please:(
A child is brought to the speech therapist because she does not pronounce high-pitched sounds (like "s"). Name the sensory organ that is most likely the problem and what area of the organ is being affected? She also experiences extreme dizziness and loss of balance ...
Monday, July 9, 2012 at 6:36pm

parts of speech
People express thoughts mainly by using
Monday, July 9, 2012 at 6:07pm

critical thinking test AU
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)
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 2:59pm

Foreign languages
I left out these very last sentences on reported speech. Thank you very much! 1) “No, I didn’t break the vase.” (Mary/deny) Mary denied breaking .. 2) “I’m sorry, I broke the vase.” (He apologized for breaking the vase. 3) “ You should really...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:52pm

speech
didnt communicate
Friday, June 29, 2012 at 7:25pm

speech
So, what was the worse thing that each party did and what was the result of that behavior? Did their behavior have the results they expected or did it have unexpected results?
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 1:58pm

speech
Oh okay sorry about that. I did not know. Well he is the story then. Is misleading your spouse fraud or tact? When their marriage of more than a decade in divorce, Anaheim banker Ronald Askew sued his ex-wife for fraud because she admittedly concealed that fact that she has ...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 1:57pm

speech
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 1:33pm

speech
Read "is misleading your spouse fraud or tact?" In looking out looking in 13th edition(p.329). Discuess whether either party was justified in his/her behavior. What are the effects of benevolent lies, silence, equivocation, or hinting, as alternatives to disclosing ...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 1:20pm

Valedictorian Speech
You're very welcome! =)
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:29am

Valedictorian Speech
"other returning here for Friday’s" I should have left "than" in there before "returning" -- you may find other things like this, but you'll know when to re-insert the correct word(s), I'm sure!
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:28am

Valedictorian Speech
thanks
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:28am

Valedictorian Speech
Yes, I love it! You've included humor and relevant reference to classmates and your teachers. Terrific!
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:24am

Valedictorian Speech
by the way do you like the speech?
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:21am

Valedictorian Speech
Thank you sooooo much!!!
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:17am

Valedictorian Speech
Would everyone please take out $5? … You know I should get paid for doing this speech. It’s seriously not fun when you have to face your fear as a reward for all your hard work. Don’t you guys agree? (Clear throat) Now that I’ve gotten everyone’s ...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:13am

Valedictorian Speech
I go to an Islamic private school. can you please comment on my speech i don't care you can be as harsh as you want. ----------------------------------------​----------------------------------------​ Can everyone please take out $5? … You know I should get...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 9:38am

English
You can only understand English grammar if you learn the functions (or "roles") of words within a sentence. Each kind of word that can appear in a sentence (verb, noun, object) has a name that tells you what role it plays, and what it does, just like "first ...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 9:51pm

French
The terrible thing about textbooks is that it's not enough to be able to read and understand the text. You ALSO have to be able to read and understand the question about the text. If you cannot understand the question that is asked, it doesn't matter that you DO ...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 6:27pm

government
A filibuster is a tactic like a long, long speech that is intended to delay or stop a piece of legislation. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/f​ilibuster Cloture is a tactic to end the delay and call for a vote on the question. http://www.senate.gov/reference/...
Monday, June 25, 2012 at 6:29pm

English
1. Oh, this is him. - Right. 2. Oh, this is he. -Right. (Which one is right or grammatical?) English - Writeacher, Monday, June 25, 2012 at 9:57am #2 is the grammatically correct one. ----------------------------- Thank you. Q1) Can we use "This is him." in a ...
Monday, June 25, 2012 at 5:46pm

Public Speaking
The question is, who is the president's audience? Since the President's audience is the public (everything he says will become public), therefore this is public speaking. Everything the President says in his speech will be reported in the newspapers and his speech will...
Monday, June 25, 2012 at 1:17am

Foreign languages
I'd write this: Put the following into indirect speech using the reporting verb and the nouns and pronouns in brackets.
Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 3:14pm

Foreign languages
I left out the following exercise. Can you tell me how I can improve it? Thank you, Writeacher Put the following into indirect speech using the reporting verb in brackets. 1) “I met her last Monday.” (Mary/say) 2) “I’m sorry, I broke the vase.” (he/...
Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 3:06pm

English (check)
Will someone please check my answers for me? 1. In Act I of Macbeth, the witches make predictions suggesting that Macbeth will one day be the king of Scotland.<--- the thane of Glamis. the thane of Ross. the duke of York. 2. How does his setting in time and place impact the...
Friday, June 22, 2012 at 12:00am

Writing:Quotes, Journal
Please may you check my answers for a quote that says---> Knowledge speaks, Wisdom listens.<--- My answer to that quote is this ---> This quote indicates that people with knowledge will give aedvices to people, and people that listens to the individuals are wise to do...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 9:31pm

PHI103:Informal Logic
All sages provide both wisdom and inspiration. Since Dasha’s speech contained wisdom and greatly inspired her audience, Dasha is a sage. Correct- Just because Dasha satisfied two requirements of being a sage doesn’t necessarily mean that she satisfies all the ...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 8:57am

ELA
I am very bad in parts of speech so I need help! Find all the verbs in each sentnce 1. We spent a considerable amount of time hiking up the mountain. 2. It was a foolhardy to go over the waterfall. In a canoe. 3. In the carribean waters there are fish of every hue. Thanks in ...
Monday, June 18, 2012 at 7:09pm

english
it is sad that she could not arrive. could you pl explain the position and parts of speech of 'IT' in the given sentence
Monday, June 18, 2012 at 2:45am

civics
Martin Luther King Jr.'s _____ speech championed equality and justice for all people, not just blacks.
Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 12:53pm

early childhood
preschoolers use private speech 1 to influence others 2 to keep some of their ideas a secret 3 because it is more effecient 4 becoz it enables them to coommunicate new ideas is 3 correct
Monday, June 11, 2012 at 5:20pm

english
On the moors the hare is running races in her mirth whats the figure of speech and where is it
Monday, June 11, 2012 at 2:44pm

to ms.sue-project
After reading Holes by Louis Sachar, you will complete the book reporting bingo assignment. You will select any five boxes in a row from the board, in any direction across, down, or diagonally, to create a bingo. Each assignment must: •Be neat •Be complete •Be ...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 9:00pm

early childhood
neurolinguists is best defined as 1 .the study of langage complexity 2.a branch of speech theory 3. the study of linguists and brain structure and function 4. the study of language acquisition . Is 3 correct
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 7:03pm

English
It's from Patrick Henrey's speech to the American Colonists in Virginia during the American Revolutionary War Era.
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 5:09pm

English
To which speech are you referring?
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 5:03pm

English
In "Speech to the Virginia Convention" there is a motif of: a. Storm imagery b. Light imagery c. Snow imagery d. Storm & Light imagery e. Storm & Snow imagery
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 4:52pm

English
I have three pets in my shop. (What is the part of speech of "in mmy shop"? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjjective phrase? Does it modify 'pets' or 'have'?)
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 10:15pm

Literature
Write a speech and try to capture the narrators fellings. Write the first page of the speech the narrator might have written. "I Hear American Singing" and "Song of Myself" by Walt Whitman.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 2:34pm

english
okay i have to write a speech ... for tomorrow ! AND I HAVENT READ THIS FREAKIN PLAY what 3 items to i pick and i what to i say about them . the play away by michael gow and i have to explain there significants and what they mean
Monday, May 28, 2012 at 7:34am

early childhood
Preschoolers use private speech to because it's more efficient
Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 12:38am

speech
What do you want to say about the shark? What kind of shark?
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 4:44pm

speech
can you help me to write speech about the shark
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 4:43pm

Art
1) The subtitle refers to the reward given by Mr B to P. He tries to seduce her, but she resists his advances, and for this reason, he proposes marriage to her. 2) She freely accepts his proposal, and becomes rich, increasing her social status. She gains the social status to ...
Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 8:08pm

Art
Could you please help me to check these last sentences. Thank you, Writeacher. 1) The subtitle is referred (refers) to the reward given by Mr B to P. He tries to seduce her but she resists (better: his advances) and for this reason she receives from him a proposal of marriage...
Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 7:41pm

hebrew basic
we need to write on the computer the translation for careful speech we do not know how to use the keys to make the symbols help please
Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 7:17pm

english
A major difference between today’s 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 don’t want. European ...
Friday, May 18, 2012 at 3:27am

3 grade english ms sue
comparative and superlative adverbs directions underline the adverb that compares in each sentence. 1- thomas makes pizza dough faster than kemmeth. my son underline the word-(faster,than) 2- kenneth makes sandwiches more quickly than thomas. my son underline (quickly,than) 3...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 4:50pm

National Junior Honor Society Essay Check
I was nominated in my school for the NHJS and in my application I'm required to write an essay. This is due tomorrow. PLEASE check my essay to see if it's good, this HIGHLY important to me. Thanks ;) The charter of The National Junior Honor Society requires each ...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 10:50pm

English
1. A major difference between today’s 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 don’t want. European ...
Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 3:47pm

english
thank you and i have something different now: 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 proposition that all men are...
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 7:02pm

writing
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

writing
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

writing
properly cite a website during a speech you would need? ALL Author’s name and qualifications The date of the source Where the source is printed
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:13pm

writing
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

writing
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

Foreign languages
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

American literature
What rhetorical devices have you found in this memorable speech? "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...
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 10:12pm

american literature
identify two rhetorical devices Lincold used in his "Gettysburg Address" - Include examples from the speech of each device
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 10:03pm

Parts of speech
If you are limiting the choices to parts of speech, I would say mainly nouns and verbs.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 12:15pm

English
1. One capital letter and one comma are needed; do you see where? 2. only one comma after "charm" 3. ... speech, and the action is made up of ...
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 9:41am

Parts of speech
Language,Feelings
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 10:22pm

Parts of speech
gestures
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 10:18pm

Parts of speech
People express thoughts mainly by using
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 10:16pm

6th grade geography
An authoritarian government discourages and sometimes punishes free speech.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 5:26pm

english speech
is there anything else i need for my speech
Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 7:41pm

english speech
should it be around one page
Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 4:58pm

english speech
yeah im writing it word for word like im going to say it and then make flash cards
Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 2:00pm

english speech
I agree. Actually, I recommend flash cards with main points on each card, just as an outline.
Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 1:29pm

English speech
Are you going to write down the speech word-for-word? I would recommend just having an outline to work from. Once that is done, practice giving the speech once or twice to see how long it would take.
Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 12:35pm

english speech
i'm typing down a speech that i need to prepare for english, how much should i write for a 5 min speech
Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 11:57am

parts of speech
I need help with the beginning of this question. How many players are on a team? I am not sure the parts of speech for How many
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 7:49am

poetry, please comment
I love it. Its got a great theme. The rhyme scheme isn't bad. Each person's speech has their own unique rhythm. I like your work; this one and the other one you did (Still So New To You). Your poetry has a certain feel to it. It's almost musical. I look forward to ...
Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 8:52pm

english
Like Kate said, make sure it fits your audience. If you're giving a speech to kindergartners, don't put high-school vocabulary in there. Writeacher has cited some very helpful resources that should aid you in your process. Above all, remember to beleive in your topic. ...
Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 7:55pm

english
Be sure to develop your speech in the way the audience who you will be talking to will understand, and be sure to make a speech that will catch everyone's attention! Best of luck! :)
Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 2:42pm

english
Be sure to develop your speech in the way the audience who you will be talking to will understand, and be sure to make a speech that will catch everyone's attention! Best of luck! :)
Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 2:42pm

English
Read ... and follow directions: Academic Papers: How to Write a Good Speech http://academic-papers.blogspot.com/2009​/03/how-to-write-good-speech.html But there is a great difference between orators and writers. Not every person who knows how to write a good speech knows...
Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 9:12am

english
Please help with my speech
Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 8:48am

English
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

english (notificatins)
Sorry!! persuasive appeals--devices in a speech that seek to convince an audience tone--the emotion that a speaker demonstrares towards his or her subject ethos--an appeal to the credibility of the speaker pathos--an appeal to a sense of right or wrong logos--an appeal to ...
Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 11:09am

english (notificatins)
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

Speech
That sounds like a good idea.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 6:23pm

Speech
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

Government
What restrictions on freedom of speech and freedom of the press are constitutionally permissible?
Monday, April 9, 2012 at 8:13pm

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

Civics
The court agreed with the prosecution that being a member of a group (USA Communist Party) that said they wished to overthrow the government of the United States was NOT protected by the first amendment "abridging the freedom of speech" clause and the defendants were...
Monday, April 9, 2012 at 1:32am

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