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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

English
In the Speech in the Virgina Convention by Patrick Henry, 1. If you had been in the audience, how would you have responded to Henry's Speech Why?
Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:01pm

Business Communication 1
11. If an audience is opposed to what you have to say or resistant to a change you are suggesting, a good approach is to: be as ambiguous as possible to avoid offending the members of the audience. begin the message with something both you and the audience can agree upon. try ...
Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 1:25pm

english
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. In this sentence i need to know what part of speech these words or phrases are: four, and seven, ago...
Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 10:57am

English
In the sentence, "He loves to watch television.", what part of speech is the word loves?
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 6:24pm

english/literacy
i need to write a funny speech about banning something but i dont know what topic to choose please help me!
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 2:31pm

English
Need help with Synecdoche is a "figure of speech" in which a part is used for a whole, or the reverse. Please help with the following especially with School and Hand. This is what I have so far. Thanks! 1) Jackson has a strong arm: Meaning is, Throws well? 2) Joe has...
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 4:59pm

english
which sentence sounds correct. I think its b but im not sure if there is "the" infront of state a)The president states a Union address in a speech every year. b)The State of the Union address is a speech that the president gives every year.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 1:32am

PRACTICAL ENGLISH
In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Large fish swim swiftly in the sea. A. Pronoun B. Adjective C. Noun D. Adverb
Monday, September 27, 2010 at 2:41pm

English
When I got close to the penguins, I had to cover my nose. Surprisingly, they smelled terrible. (What is part of speech of 'close' in the sentence? Is it an adjective or an adverb?)
Monday, September 27, 2010 at 9:45am

ela
Below the main level, we have a large playroom. What part of speech is below?
Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 8:33pm

eighth grade english parts of speech
what part of speech is the word in
Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 5:59pm

English/General Knowledge
What are some of the social issues in today's society? I'm supposed to make an Advocacy speech to effect positive changes on a social issue.
Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 7:06am

psy
)]}> 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 public because ...
Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 7:24pm

Speech
True or False It is seldom necessary to write out quotations in full in a speaking outline.
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 5:50pm

Speech
True of False? A public speaker should avoid using transitions and internal summaries together. I think it's false. What do you think?
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 12:50pm

English
I want to ride. What parts of speech are to ride in this sentence.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 9:35pm

Business
After more than 10 years of proposals, revisions, and re-revisions, the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) at long last voted to adopt the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) on July 29. Like its better known cousin, the ...
Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 4:40pm

philosphy
Cathy owes six overdue movies to her local video store. Since each of Cathy’s overdue videos is a comedy, only comedies are currently overdue at Cathy’s local video store. Which one of the following premises, if added to the statements above, would allow the ...
Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 11:09am

PHI103: Informal Logic
1. <21{7[1(07)]}> Cathy owes six overdue movies to her local video store. Since each of Cathy’s overdue videos is a comedy, only comedies are currently overdue at Cathy’s local video store. Which one of the following premises, if added to the statements above, ...
Friday, September 17, 2010 at 7:01pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:49pm. Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:00pm. 1. Tell me more about rice cake. 2. Tell me a lot about rice cake. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? A noun or an adverb? Are both the same?) ...
Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 12:08am

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:00pm. 1. Tell me more about rice cake. 2. Tell me a lot about rice cake. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? A noun or an adverb? Are both the same?) English - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:06pm ...
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:49pm

English
1. Tell me more about rice cake. 2. Tell me a lot about rice cake. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? A noun or an adverb? Are both the same?)
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:00pm

English
1. What are your opening hours? 2. When are your opening hours? 3. What is your opening hours? 4. When doe the museum open? 5. We are closed on Mondays? (Would you check the sentences? Are all OK? What is the part of speech of 'closed'?)
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 11:34pm

9th grade english
need help dissecting five sentences for parts of speech and sentence 1) Following too closely behind a car can be dangerous
Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 4:42pm

SAT Essay
Can somebody help to grade this essay? Many thanks!! Assignment: Do we expect too much from public figures? Public figures have always been an object of fascination for many. From movie stars to pop stars, business tycoons to politicians in power, they have the power to ...
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 11:03am

english
I need help writing a speech about saving energy to 6th graders
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 8:28pm

english
what are the four parts of speech
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 8:24pm

Language
He studied to show himself approved to God. What part of speech is approved?
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 8:07pm

english
could i get this paragraph edited it is a biography in the form of a speech Good morning everyone, we have a special guest here today his name is James lore. Before he comes on, I will tell you a little about him. First off, James is a grade 12 student attending Medicine Hat ...
Monday, September 6, 2010 at 12:16pm

English
Don't let me down. (What is the part of speech of 'down' in this sentence? And what is the meaning of 'down' here?)
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 9:04pm

4th grade
what part of speech is batteries
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 5:43pm

grammar
Identify the arts of speech inthis sentence: Larry OFTEN GOT CAUGHT between the flailing arms and kicking feet of Moe and Curly.
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 3:03pm

English
Would you like a ride home? (What is the part of speech of 'ride' and' home'?)
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 1:13am

english
this check my answer Words: Deterrent, implication, inequity, infirmity, infringe, innovation, revitalize, sparse, subjective, succinct, 1- 2 When the candidate for mayor saw the sparse turnout for his speech, he knew he had to do something to revitalize his campaign. 3-4 ...
Monday, August 30, 2010 at 8:47pm

english
01.Which area of Phonetics deals with manner and place of articulation of sounds? a Acoustic b Morphology c Articulatory d Auditory 02.Select the statement that is incorrect. a Phonology deals with the individual sounds of the language, word and sentence stress, intonation ...
Friday, August 20, 2010 at 4:52am

english
01.Which area of Phonetics deals with manner and place of articulation of sounds? None Acoustic Morphology Articulatory Auditory 02.Select the statement that is incorrect. None Phonology deals with the individual sounds of the language, word and sentence stress, intonation ...
Friday, August 20, 2010 at 4:37am

U.S government
Which quotation taken from the U.S. Constitution provides for limiting the power of government? A. "All persons born or naturalized in the United States...are citizens of the United States..." B. "This Constitution...shall be the supreme law of the land..."...
Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 9:59am

U.S government
Which statement best expresses the meaning of the opening words of the U.S. Constitution, "We, the people..."? A. sovereignty is derived from the consent of the governed B. all citizens are guaranteed freedom of speech C. federal laws are subject to popular ...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 12:13pm

Communication and Gender Studies
What is Big Bird's gendered speech style and pattern. How can children tell if Big Bird is a girl or a boy?
Friday, August 6, 2010 at 2:00pm

Communication and Gender Studies
How can children tell if “Big Bird” from Sesame Street is a boy or a girl bird and what gendered features does Big Bird use in his/her behavior, especially speech patterns and style?
Friday, August 6, 2010 at 10:15am

speech english
what will continue to make Othello worthy of critical study? through a critical evaluation and reflection of othello, analysing the construction, content and language of the text??? theres has to be readings suchs as poost modernist, modernist, femist or post colonial ...
Friday, July 23, 2010 at 7:09am

business law
An Illinois state statute bans certain advertising to prevent consumers from being misled. A court would likely hold this statute to be 1. justified by the need to protect individuals' rights. 2. an unconstitutional restriction of speech. 3. necessary to protect state ...
Monday, July 12, 2010 at 5:40pm

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
A local radio station has asked you to participate in an expert panel discussion regarding the role of media in political and terrorism related crimes. Specifically, you have been invited to speak on how the media and modern means of sharing information quickly can help ...
Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 4:57pm

US History II
Could someone please answer these questions, so I could use this as an example for the other quotes? "A house divided against itself cannot stand" 1) Source: Abraham Lincoln 2) In What context was it used: 3) Larger significance in illuminating a theme of American ...
Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 12:27pm

english
I need to find rhetorical devices 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 be Canada's National Flag pending a decision of the Parliament of...
Monday, July 5, 2010 at 3:09pm

English
Could someone please check the following questions for me? 1. In a soliloquy there will only be one person on the stage. T/F? I think it's true as soliloquy is a speech a character gives when he or she is alone on stage. 2. Text written in blank verse has a definite ...
Sunday, July 4, 2010 at 5:24pm

English
Thank you vey much for helping me! I still have some doubts about the use of passive and reported speech.I also hope you can check the following reading comprehension. 1) I had lunch at five. Lunch was had at five?? 2) "How do you do?" She asked me how I did. 3) How ...
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 11:34am

AED 204
Can anyone help me answer this question. I need it to be 200 to 300 words. Riley Behler, a third-grade teacher at the Martin Luther King Elementary School, has been asked to see the principal, Erin Wilkerson, after the students leave. Dr. Wilkerson explains that the school is ...
Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 6:46pm

AED 204
Can anyone help me answer this question. I need it to be 200 to 300 words. Riley Behler, a third-grade teacher at the Martin Luther King Elementary School, has been asked to see the principal, Erin Wilkerson, after the students leave. Dr. Wilkerson explains that the school is ...
Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 1:17am

AED 204
Can anyone help me answer this question. I need it to be 200 to 300 words. Riley Behler, a third-grade teacher at the Martin Luther King Elementary School, has been asked to see the principal, Erin Wilkerson, after the students leave. Dr. Wilkerson explains that the school is ...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 3:43am

English
Let's look at the two comparative sentences. When we compare the degrees of two things and people, we use comparative forms. 1. Emily is younger than Bob. 2. Bob is shorter than Emily. (Will you check all the sentences above? Correct errors, please. What is the part of ...
Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 7:01pm

5th grade
i have a speech to do on something what should that something be
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 3:15am

english parts of speech
choose the sentence that has a subject complement a. the nurse felt my pulse b. i felt much better c. the day ended with many surprises d. we can't leave without seeing her
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 7:01pm

Reading (literally)
TO BUILD A FIRE Jack London Day had broken cold and gray, exceedingly cold and gray, when the man turned aside from the main Yukon trail and climbed the high earthbank, where a dim and little-traveled trail led eastward through the fat spruce timberland. It was a steep bank, ...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 10:54pm

Reading
TO BUILD A FIRE Jack London Day had broken cold and gray, exceedingly cold and gray, when the man turned aside from the main Yukon trail and climbed the high earthbank, where a dim and little-traveled trail led eastward through the fat spruce timberland. It was a steep bank, ...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 8:26pm

English
Can you please check these sentences on "Dubliners"? Thank you a lot in advance. 1)Imagining the intensity of Michael Furey’s passion for Gretta, Gabriel realizes that in comparison his own relationship with his wife has been mediocre and emotionally insipid. 2)...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 6:30pm

english
Can anyone tell me the tone of this poem? THE INVADING SPRING - Phoebe Hesketh Man has fenced the wilderness back in the hills; Tamed in the town he walks on concrete blocks; And in the park his heart with pleasure fills - But not at Wordsworth’s school-book daffodils. No...
Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 4:17pm

English
can someone help me with the kinds of connotations present in this poem ? Man has fenced the wilderness back in the hills; Tamed in the town he walks on concrete blocks; And in the park his heart with pleasure fills - But not at Wordsworth’s school-book daffodils. No, his...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 11:06pm

english
1. You will be taller than her in a couple of years. (What is the part of speech of 'than' here? Is 'in a couple of years' 'two years' or 'two, three, or four years'?) English - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 5:50pm "Than" is ...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 9:42pm

english
Instructions Write a poem of at least eight lines using a set meter and rhyme scheme. You may, if you wish, attempt a sonnet, a villanelle, or a ballad, but you will probably find it easier to design your own form. Quatrains ofabab, cdcd or abcb, bcdb are one suggestion. Use ...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 9:25pm

English
1. You will be taller than her in a couple of years. (What is the part of speech of 'than' here? Is 'in a couple of years' 'two years' or 'two, three, or four years'?)
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 5:47pm

8th grade Composition
Identify parts of Speech for sentence below, on numbered word: 1 2 3 Before the eruption, Mount St.Helena was 4 like a giant pressure cooker.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 11:11pm

health
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 in health care policy ...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 9:36am

speech writing
speech on educaton and its new terms
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 5:01am

English
Thank you very much for your last corrections. Can you check these sentences too? 1)Particular attention is paid to the analysis ad recollection of the impressions that an outside event causes in the inner world of the characters. 2) The facts are presented from different ...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 7:16pm

English
Thanks for your last corrections. Can you check these sentences too? 1)Particular attention is paid to the analysis ad recollection of the impressions that an outside event causes in the inner world of the characters. 2) The facts are presented from different points of view at...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 4:24pm

literary
1. Hopkins’s use of “seared,” “bleared,” and “smeared” is an example of A. metaphor. C. simile. B. assonance. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a ...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 12:02pm

Social St.
Write a speech explaning why you have decided to welcome the Roman Army rather that fighting it.????
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 8:23pm

valedictorian speech topic?
I'm supposed to write an end-of-the-year reflection of my middle school years(valedictorian speech).. help? my teacher choose me to write the speech, almost like a valedictorian speech... its supposed to be describing "my educational experience of 6th, 7th, and 8th ...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 5:57pm

Drama
4. What does the speech in question 3 mean?
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 1:21pm

Social Studies
I am writing a speech because I am running for student council vice president. The speech is pretty good but I think it needs some humor. Do you have any suggestions? p.s. The voters are in elementary school.
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 8:22pm

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