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ENGLISH
MY DADS TURNING 40.I NEED A GREAT SPEECH ABOUT 2 MINUTES. THE CRITERIA IS THE FFG SIGNFICANCE OF DAD TURNING 40-5MARKS COMIC-10 MARKS LEGNTH-5MARKS OVERALL-30MARKS
Friday, March 25, 2011 at 12:39pm

cross word puzzle
This is for tomorrow and i'm in trouble with this puzzle, please help:ACROSS 9 letters and start with (au)the hint is groups of people who watch or listen to a show, speech, or other performance. Down:It starts off with (aw) and the hint is: a synonym for uncomfortable or ...
Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 9:47pm

legal terminology
Defamation through speech or another heard medium is known as A. libel. B. slander. C. damage. D. damage. my answer B
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 10:46am

Business Law 310
Week 3: Torts and Contract Law - You Decide Help Print This Page Scenario Scenario Summary The song “Happy Birthday to You” has universal appeal. Almost everyone knows its lyrics and melody, and it is sung to millions of people on a daily basis. However, what many ...
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 6:57pm

English
What is school life like for other 15-year-old students around the world? (What is the part of speech of 'around the world'? Is it an adjective phrase or and adverbial phrase?)
Monday, March 7, 2011 at 9:30pm

PHI103:Informal Logic
1. <11{1[1(19)19]}> 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 ...
Monday, March 7, 2011 at 5:31pm

ENGLISH 2
2. In at least three sentences, explain if ethos, pathos and logos have each been effectively established in this speech. Pearson’s address on the inauguration of the national flag of Canada: On September 5, 1945 an Order-in-Council was passed declaring the Red Ensign to ...
Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 10:12pm

history
Which statement about Attorney General Palmer is true? A) He criticized President Wilson's decision to release Eugene Debs B) As attorney general, he championed the rights of free speech C) Promoting Red Scare hysteria was part of his attempt to be nominated for the ...
Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 4:49pm

English
Posted by English on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 7:26pm. 1. You can read whatever magazine you like. 2. You can read which magazine you like. 3. You can read that magazine you like. (Which one is right? Are they all grammatical? What is the difference in meaning?) rfvv - ...
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 4:56am

hum176
can u help me get a better understanding of why freedom of speech allows a variety of pop culture media to be released.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 12:58am

Science
I was just wondering if anyone would be able to give out some interesting facts on clean technology (ie solar power, wind power, etc). It's for a speech I have to give at a local college, so any facts would be greatly appreciated. :)
Monday, February 28, 2011 at 11:36pm

english
prepert speech;A full speech of;The answer to skills shortage in South Africa
Monday, February 28, 2011 at 6:42am

Hum 111
Week Nine DQ 2 Post a 150- to 300-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply: Think of something you would like to persuade others to believe or agree with you. Which techniques should you use to present those ideas and persuade your audience ...
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 11:26am

english
change to reported speech speaker a: eih she is coming! speaker s:who? speaker a: that woman speaker a:I really don't think she likes me. she gave me very low marks in the examination. I know I had the Best scores judging from the others.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 2:58pm

social studies
The task of economic policy is to create a prosperous America. The unfinished task of prosperous Americans is to build a Great Society. Our accomplishments have been many; these tasks remain unfinished: > to achieve full employment without inflation; > to restore ...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 12:52pm

french
ok my assignment is find a french music video and put speach bubbles in the video and also explain the meaning of the video. ok my music video is "Juste Une Photo de Toi" and i got the speech bubbles working but i dont know what the video mean. here what i think it ...
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 6:42pm

ELA
Can you check if this essay has some corrections that need do be fixed: Imagine you're talking on your telephone or even sending an email to your friend and the government is listening to your conversation or what you’ve written to your friends. Does that frighten you...
Monday, February 21, 2011 at 12:05pm

english
I need help with this prose speech introduction. I have this story called The Deadly Sister which my speech is over but I can't figure out an introduction for it. Please help
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 5:10pm

English
• Eliminating wordiness: 1. Seeing the barrels, the driver immediately slammed on his brakes. 2. A really well-stocked bookshelf should have classical literature on it as well as important modern works of the current day. 3. China’s enormously huge work population ...
Monday, February 14, 2011 at 5:09pm

A U
1. Question : <21{1[1(01)01]}> Since Jessica’s participation in local politics increased significantly after she joined her school’s political science club, it is clear that her involvement in that club led her to take an interest in politics. The argument ...
Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 10:04pm

English
On Sunday Morning while church bells rang in the village along shore the world and its mistress returned to Gastby's house and twinkled hilariously on his lawn. What figure of speech is this?
Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 12:16pm

american literature
list three rhetorical devices that patrick Henry uses in his "speech in the virginia convention." Give an example from the speech of each rhetorical device.
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 3:31pm

LA
what are the 3 most important figures of speech in the poem "Kite is a Victim" by Leonard Cohen? Please explain why tose three are important
Monday, February 7, 2011 at 9:01pm

parts of speech
What parts of speeech in English express huour
Monday, January 31, 2011 at 12:46pm

english
Dan has finially become the president of the chess club. what is the part of speech of has, finially, become?
Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 6:27pm

english
what is the part of speech in the following sentence all? kyle took all of the erasers off tom's pencils.
Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 6:25pm

english
what is the part of speech in the following sentence all? kyle took all on the erasers off tom's pencils
Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 6:18pm

english
What is the part of speech of can ride and for in the following sentence. Jady can ride his new toy tractor now,for he is of restriction
Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 10:10am

exceptional children
a naturalistic language-learning environment a occurs mostly in the home b. is created whenever a child is communicating with others c. occurs mostly in speech therapy d. excludes speech therapy I chose "c" as my answer can someone please check
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 8:44pm

Exceptional children
Providing assistance to a child in self-care tasks a. always encourage helplessness b. is necessary for very young children c. should be left to the family d. should be as minimally intrusive as possible. I chose "d" for my answer. can someone pleae check it forme. 2...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 5:15pm

British Literature
I need to identify the figure of speech in this saying:"thy mind is an opal." I think it is a metaphor. Am I correct?
Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 2:10am

British Literature
I need help in identifying the figure of speech in the following statement: "Your reason, dear venom, give thy reason." Any ideas?
Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 1:26am

English
It was impossible for him to come. What part of speech is "impossible" in the previous sentence?
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 3:27pm

English
In the sentence "He was made clean." what part of speech is clean?
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 3:25pm

Social Studies 20-1
Can someone explain to me what these sourses mean and how they relate to nationalism? (just so i have an idea of what i am going to write about) SOURCE 1 "the lines of red are blood, nobly and unselfish shed by men who loved the liberty of their fellowmen more than they ...
Monday, January 17, 2011 at 11:03pm

English
Can you please check these sentences as a comment to the famous soliloquy "To be or not to be"? 1)Hamlet wonders whether it is better to leave things as they are bearing the “slings and arrows” of outrageous fortune or to make a stand against his mass of ...
Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 2:03pm

social studies 20-1 (URGENT)
examine each source below and write in paragraph form, a response in which you: -interpret each source to identify and explain the perspective(s) related to Nationalism. -identify and discuss one or more ideological concepts that are refleted in the sources. -Use your knowlage...
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 7:20pm

english
how to convert from quotation to indirect speech
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 2:07am

British Lit.
I need to explain Beowulf's speech lines 365-428. topic audience and tone of the speech.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 1:06pm

biology /check please
(stimulus v. response)? Which of the following is a stimulus, which is a response? Thanks 1)the recess bell ringing in an elementary school 2)your mouth watering at the sight of food on a plate 3)a sudden drop in air temperature 4) a flu virus entering your body 5) getting ...
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 12:44pm

english
what is the part of speech of this sentence? 8. She is a terrible teacher. adverb interjection verb adjective I'm stuck between interjection and adjective?
Friday, December 17, 2010 at 6:17pm

english
what is the part of speech of this sentence? 2. How long did it take Marianne to build the model? pronoun noun verb interjection I think it's interjection?
Friday, December 17, 2010 at 6:15pm

Poetry
So this is just to double check to make sure all of these figures of speech are right. METAPHORS- thunder roared and shot crackling spears, as vicious hills unfolded, piercing wind howled in my ears, thunder crackled and exploded, and shot blinding flashes, hostile wind took ...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:19pm

soc 120
1. The average height of members of the high scho etball team is six feet, three inches. Jerry is on the high school basketball team, so Jerry must be taller than six feet. The argument above is flawed because it confuses (Points : 1) Jerry with other members of the team the ...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 1:48am

English
1. We talked until late. (What is the part of speech of 'late'? Is it an adverb or a noun?)
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 4:55am

English
A sleepover is a type of party when several young people stay for the night at a friend's home. (What is the part of speech of 'when'? Is 'when' a conjunction or a relative adverb? Can we use 'where' instead of 'when'?)
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 4:39am

read and write
what part of speech is bench in this sentence? Fred gave the player on the opponents'bench the game ball.
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 5:58pm

US History
The Government and churches have demoralized, dehumanized massacred , robbed, raped, promised, made treaty? after treaty, and lied to us ... We must now destroy this political machine that man has built to prevent us from self-determination. " by Dennis Banks 1)In this ...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 8:26pm

English
This is the number of years that someone has lived , or that something has existed. (What is the part of speech of 'that'? Is 'that' a relative adverb or a relative pronoun? What is the antecedent of 'that'?) English - Writeacher, Sunday, December 5, ...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 5:17pm

English
This is the number of years that someone has lived , or that something has existed. (What is the part of speech of 'that'? Is 'that' a relative adverb or a relative pronoun? What is the antecedent of 'that'?)
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 4:27pm

English
Can you please check if the following definitions are possible? Thank you 1)The iamb is an unstress-stress pattern like the word "upon". 2) The anapaest is the unstress-unstress-stress pattern. 3)The oxymoron is a figure of speech in which two contradictory words (...
Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 5:59pm

English
This is the number of years that someone has lived, or that something has existed. (What is the part of speech of 'that'? Is 'that' a relative pronoun or a relative adverb? Can we use 'when' instead of 'that' in the sentence?)
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 3:46am

language
what part of speech is has passed
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 4:12pm

English (Grade 6)
What is the best website to practice direct and indirect speech, adjectives and verbs for free? Thank you
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 8:50am

US History
What was the main purpose of Truman's speech a)to frighten the soviet gobernment b)to make clear how the United States would respond to Communist aggression c) to win congressional approval of the containment policy d)to expand the cold war
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 7:25pm

English
1) The wind is personified as a tired man, who like a guest, knocks at Emily Dickinson's door and asks her to enter. 2) Being invisible, there is no point in giving him a chair (it is no use giving him a chair) 3) Through his poem Davies wants to stress the fact that ...
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 3:43pm

English
I need to find some fallacies in the Martin Luther King Jr. speech.. "I Have A Dream" I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in ...
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 8:18pm

English
In Invisible Man, the main character disproved of Tod Clifton and didn't like that he was selling sambo dolls. Why would he then make Clifton seem like a hero, and give a grand speech about him at his funeral? Was it because he wanted to impress others with his oratorical ...
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 2:43pm

english
Based on Sir Gawain’s speech, which of the following traits adhered to the code of chivalry? A)courage and humility B)faith and independence C)swagger and fearlessness
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 12:14am

english
Please help me with this assignment that I have to explain t o class tomorrow. I am confused and don't know where to start. I have to use "SmartArt" to make graphic organizer.I picked chart and my topic is speech. The chart/graphic that I am going to make has to ...
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 4:26pm

english
Odipus Rex/Odipus the king Identify an important question about the text that the film had to address. Evaluate the question. Setting,costume, eliminating a speech or character, music..
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 3:19pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 8:41pm. 1. What are they like? -They are brave. 2. What is their presonality like? - They are brave. (Are the questions and answers right and the same?) 3. It is shaped like a fish. 4. They are shaped like fish. (Are both ...
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 9:00pm

English
1. What are they like? -They are brave. 2. What is their presonality like? - They are brave. (Are the questions and answers right and the same?) 3. It is shaped like a fish. 4. They are shaped like fish. (Are both grammatical? What is the part of speech of 'shaped' in ...
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 8:41pm

English
1. How do you pronounce 'mouths'? (plural form) Can we omit the 'th' sound in normal speech? 2. clothes (We can omit the 'th' sound in this word, right?)
Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 7:06am

US History
43. President Truman issued the Truman Doctrine in response to a. Soviet aggression in Poland b. pressure by Communists on Turkey and Greece c. Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech d. Stalin's demands at the Postdam Conference A? 45. The Weathermen alarmed most ...
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 8:43pm

Social Studies
Hi Jiskha!! I have been researching the Civil war and wanted to know it you can add to this. No this is not my work it is essays and summary's i found on the computer, this is what I found: Summary of the Civil War: Fought 1861-1865, the American Civil War was the result ...
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 8:11pm

To Erin
You've been banned from posting on Jiskha for tonight. Posting wrong answers is not helpful for other students. In addition, we've helped you as much as we can for your speech -- at least for now.
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 7:31pm

Speech
hi. I need help writing a speech!! I need to write a speech about the Civil War. Please help!! At least get me started?!
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 6:32pm

public administration
Assume that after all the rhetoric and great debates on health care reform that Congress decided the rate regulation that has been used for a century to control the prices and services of common carriers in transportation is an appropriate model. It therefore established the &...
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 8:38pm

English
1. He got in the car. (What is the part of speech of 'in'?) 2. Get in! (What is the part of speech of 'in' here?)
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 8:26pm

english
I need to contrast and compare Beowulf's speech (lines 365-428) with Gaiwain's speech (lines 343-361)
Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 1:26am

Grammar
What part of speech is the word surveillance in "surveillance camera"? Also what part of speech is video in "home video"? Are they just considered part of the noun, or do they modify the nouns they come before, making them adjectives?
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 5:39pm

English
He keeps himself in good health. (What is the part of speech of 'in good health'? An adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? I think we can substitude 'healthy' for 'in good health'? Then, is 'in good health' an adjective phrase?)
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 5:44am

grammar
What part of speech is the word anymore?
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 4:54pm

Tissue box project help?
So, I have to design a tissue box. ( I already bought one) and, It has to be anything related to english, as in ( parts of speech, words, ) anything. anything related to language arts. and I need some ideas? Could somebody help me? Thank you. -Allyson
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 1:43pm

English
I want to take a walk along the Sein River in France. (What is the part of speech of 'in France'? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase? Does it modify 'take' or 'the Sein River'?)
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 5:56pm

English
Dear teachers ... please read this paragraph .i know it if full of error but plz help me. I particularly liked Erasmus view that people should not care if other humans hiss at them as long as they applaud themselves. I love the idea that it is a good to praise yourself when no...
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 12:47pm

English
1. Mooncakes have a full-moon shape. 2. Songpyeon has a half-moon shape. (What is the part of speech of 'full-moon' and ' half-moon'? Adjective or noun?)
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 7:22am

Senator
Can you help me write a speech to become the high school senator? i need to get a good one that really hooks the kids.
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 12:48am

Journalism
We are currently studying censorship. At my school, a recent incident occured, and I want your opinion of whether it qualifies as censorship. An editorial was written about an occurence at my school, which resulted in disciplinary action. One line in the article mentioned that...
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 7:24pm

8th grade
Can you help me to make a speech about 'the importance of recycling' ?
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 6:24am

language arts
i have to use the word fretish in a sentence as a noun, verb, and an adjective and as a different part of speech each time. i've looked everywhere and i cant even find what fretish means. PLEASE HELP!!!
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 11:21am

english
what is a "figure of speech"?
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 11:14am

AP psychology
I'm having trouble figuring out this question: Three yr old Marco suffered damage to the speech area of the brain's left hemisphere. Research suggests that a) he will never speak again b) his earlier experiences with speech will enable him to continue speaking c)his ...
Monday, October 18, 2010 at 8:27pm

english
Tips on amazing speech writing?
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 5:24pm

English
I'd like to know if the following sentences (+alternatives) in indirect speech are possible. Thank you very much in advance. 1) “Would you like to have lunch with me on Sunday?”, he said to me. He invited (and not: "requested, offered) me to have lunch with ...
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 12:47pm

philo
<22{5[2(02)]}> Lawyer: My client, television commentator Jonas Cassell, was fired by the network that employed him for criticizing one of the network’s major sponsors. However, Cassell’s comments were said off the record at a private party, and only became ...
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 3:10pm

Persuasive Topic help
For my speech class we need to make a speech on a persuasive topic that will be interesting and fun to hear. It needs to be a topic that no one ever really talks about, or something that no one really knows about. For example pregnancy is something we already know. Can you ...
Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 4:26pm

English
I need a really kick a** closing statement for my debate on censoring gangster rap (I'm for it) Its for history I know it says english but I thought it would be more english related so far I have this: Overall, censorship is justified in some cases, as it seeks to maintain...
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 1:14am

American Culture
In this week’s video, Bill Goodykoontz talks about morality and ethics in pop culture. The freedom of speech and expression allows a variety of pop culture media to be released, which may sometimes be offensive material. Can pop culture still have greater societal value ...
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 10:33am

English
1. The volunteers there deliver food to old people. (What is the part of speech of 'there'? Does 'there' modify 'volunteers? Then it is an adjective? Or is 'there' an adverb?)
Monday, October 11, 2010 at 9:37pm

English
1. I am looking forward to my next visit there. 2. I am expecting my next visit there. 3. I am anticipating my next visit there. (Are they all the same and grammatical? What is the part of speech of 'there'?)
Monday, October 11, 2010 at 7:21am

THE PARTS OF SPEECH
In the following sentence, what is the antecedent of the pronoun "it"? The class decided to submit their project to the science contest, because they felt it was worthy of winning. A. Class B. Project C. Science D. Contest
Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 9:16pm

adverbs and other parts of speech
In the second sentence, the phrase "inside his trouser pockets" is a/an?
Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 6:48pm

English
Help with Analogies and suggest me other ways to write them please. Thanks 1)Smart people keep quiet about what they know, but stupid people advertise their ignorance.Changed into:Good drivers are hindered to show their driving skills, while reckless drivers show off their ...
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 5:56pm

college/Public Speaking
What might be some modern examples of speech styles that weren't discussed in the lecture? Don't think just in terms of public speaking. Consider such elements as how technology has changed communication in the last few years. Defend why you consider these to be modern...
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 4:40pm

English
Need help with Analogies and suggest me other ways to write them please. Thank you for the help. 1)Smart people keep quiet about what they know, but stupid people advertise their ignorance.Changed into:Good drivers are hindered to show their driving skills, while reckless ...
Monday, October 4, 2010 at 4:24pm

english
Speech in the Virginia Convention by Patrick Henry. 4a. What course of action does Henry want the colonists to take? 4b What is Henry's answer to the objection that the colonists are not ready to fight against British?
Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:10pm

english
Speech in the Virginia Convention by Patrick Henry. 3a. What measures does Henry say the colonists have already tried in their dealings with England? 3b. What examples does Henry provide to support his position that compromise with the British is not a workable solution?
Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:08pm

English
Speech in the Virginia Convention by Patrick Henry 2a. what does henry say about the previous speakers? 2b What does he hope to accomplish by commenting on the previous speakers?
Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:04pm

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