May 22, 2015

Homework Help: English: Writing

Recent Homework Questions About Writing

The specific subject of a piece of writing is known as a: A. topic B. subtopic C. supporting detail D. expository text I think it's C. I don't really know what B and D mean.
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 11:45am

Are the following properly referenced in APA format? And if not please fix them accordingly. American Psychiatric Association(2000) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of MentalDisorders DSM-IV-TR. Barkley R.A. (2006) Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for ...
Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 9:38pm

Do you think that paying attention to your audience, purpose, and content improves the influence of your writing? Why or why not?
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 10:54am

Identify a serious error you find challenging to overcome in your own writing. What method will you use to avoid this error? Would you recommend the method to others? Why or why not?
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 10:46am

Hi, I am writing an essay about "Disneyfication" of folktales, and I searched for quotes and resources but I didn't find any useful information. I really need help in finding quotes and resources about "Disneyfication" of folktales.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 9:24am

Examples of why city people are more educated and open-minded whereas the country people are usually illiterate?
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 5:53pm

What skills do you learn living on a farm to living in a city ?
Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 5:24pm

Can you explain how purpose, audience, tone, and content impact academic writing?
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 6:52pm

Research and Writing
I am trying to write an internal memorandum and must analogize two cases first. I cannot get it straight in my head what the process it for making the analogy! HELP!!
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 2:44pm

Harvard Referencing, help please!
Hey, I have here Clinical Protocols in front of me from one of the hospitals. I'm writing up an assignment and need to reference some parts of the protocol. The system that we use in college is Harvard Referencing system but I never referenced protocols before. Any tips? ...
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 10:40am

critical thinking
Could someone double check my answers for me? Thank You! 2.) “Right. George Bush ‘won’ the election in 2000, didn’t he?” the use of quotation marks around “Won” has the effect of a a. Weaseler b. Dysphemism c. downplayer d. rhetorical ...
Friday, July 13, 2012 at 4:34pm

English 002
Why complete senteces can help us in our writing at our jobs?
Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 11:50am

I'm writing a paper for humanities class. it has to be in APA annotated bibliography format. Here's the question: Discuss the relationship between art and religion among the various different cultures the course has touched upon. Consider such media as sculpture, ...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 7:55pm

How do you apply critical thinking to someone's else writing?
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 8:52pm

How would you explain the relationship between clear writing and critical thinking? Can you think of times when your ability to think critically was influenced by the writing? What was the result?
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 8:20pm

business english
during a group meeting when they are each eading a draft of their formal report, Madiha and Anne realize the soetimes they have used the word "there" corretly and soetime the word shoudl be "their". They use their word processor's "find" ...
Friday, July 6, 2012 at 10:27am

How could you describe the difference between clear writing and critical thinking?
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 10:40pm

should writing avoid biases about race and gender? Ways to avoid biases on race and gender?
Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 10:38pm

writing skills
17. Which of the following sentences has a relative clause? A. Many young people are searching for jobs. B. The audience applauded the ambassador, who spoke for one-half hour. C. The bus stopped at the corner, but she forgot to get off. [D. Tony ate the pizza and then went to ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 8:30pm

writing skills
19. In which of the following sentences do you find a verb phrase? A. June was a collector of memorabilia. [B. The crowed roared as the bull charged]. C. I shall be all that I am and more. D. I believed every word he said.
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 8:11pm

writing skills
18. Which of the following groups of words is a sentence fragment? A. When we stopped by the garden. [B. Stop by the garden.] C. Stopping by the garden, we saw that the flowers were in bloom. End of exam D. We stopped; she didn't.
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 7:58pm

writing skills
17. Which of the following sentences has a relative clause? [A. Many young people are searching for jobs.] B. The audience applauded the ambassador, who spoke for one-half hour. C. The bus stopped at the corner, but she forgot to get off. D. Tony ate the pizza and then went to...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 7:37pm

writing skills
16. What is the name of the common error in the following sentence? Having risen because of the rains, the hikers were unable to cross the river. A. Infinitive phrase B. Prepositional phrase [C. Dangling modifier] D. Run-on sentence
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 7:18pm

When writing an essay is it ok to switch from past tense to present tense in the last paragragh
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 6:41pm

writing skills
15. Which sentence contains both an adverb and a conjunction? A. Don't imagine you can't do as you wish. B. Lucille was a kind person, but she hated people who spread rumors. C. Do you want the shrimp or the crab? [D. Lawson crept silently up the stairs, but couldn'...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 6:37pm

writing skills
14. Which of the following is the best opening sentence for a business letter that you want to sound fairly informal? A. Your order of February 10 arrived in our office today. [B. This letter is to make you cognizant of our receipt of your order.] C. I am in receipt of your ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 6:30pm

writing skills
12. Which sentence contains a prepositional phrase? A. They tried, although they didn't expect to win. [B. Running all the way, he got there early.] C. With the proper help, they'll complete the project early. D. They sang it, and sang it again.
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:56pm

writing skills
11. Which of the following is correct in regard to the use of formal English? A. In formal business correspondence, it's best keep the language impersonal. [B. Formal English is used more frequently in speaking than in writing.] C. In formal English, we use words to say ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:51pm

writing skills
An interjection is always A. preceded by preposition. B. followed by an exclamation point. [C. related to another word in the sentence.] D. intended to show feeling.
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:36pm

writing skills
9. Which one of the following sentences contains two ideas joined by a connecting word? A. Mike ran after the bus. B. Tina arrived at work earlier than usual. [C. Sally lives with her parents, although she could afford her own apartment.] D. Frank went fishing on Saturday he ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:21pm

writing skills
8. A clause from sentence (i) has been turned into a(n) _______ in sentence (ii). (i) Since she knew what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. (ii) Knowing what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. A. compound predicate B. infinitive C...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:17pm

writing skills
6. Which of these is a run-on sentence? A. You and I and the whole team will go. [B. I thought about what he'd said soon I realized he was right.] C. I went home and ate and ate. D. Before lunch, I played volleyball; after lunch I did again.
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 4:44pm

writing skills
5. Which of the following is a complex sentence? A. I would like to visit the Kinshasa, but I understand the city is unsafe for foreigners. [B. As Jake was reading the letter from June yet again, the flight attendant coughed gently to get his attention.] C. Check out the ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 4:35pm

writing skills
4. Which of the following best illustrates a pair of sentences that are joined by an understood relationship? A. I don't understand a word you said. Have you taken a course in English literature? B. Luke put three dollars into the office football pool. He was looking ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 4:08pm

writing skills
3. Which of the following sentences has a compound predicate? A. She raced along the path to beat him to the beach. B. She placed the shells in a plastic bag while he dried himself off. [C. She washed the shells and dried them in the sun.] D. While he swam, she collected ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 4:03pm

Strength is defined as the amount of stress a material can withstand before fracturing. Therefore, the more strength a material has, the more durable it is. Thus, a toric lens should be constructed from a material with high strength. Every time I read this to myself, it sounds...
Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 10:08pm

MATH Algebra 116
is this correct? multiplying ans writing it my answer in standard form. (2*10^5)*(4*10^3) =8*10^8 =800000000 then my answer should be 8.0 I am correct?
Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 5:16pm

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

I have no idea how to even begin writing this out. I need help desperately. A student deposits $6,000 in a savings account with x% continuously compounded interest. How many years must he wait until the balance has doubled?
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 12:30am

Quality Management Plan for followoing case: You are working for We Are Big, Inc., an international firm with over 100,000 employees located in several different countries. A strategic goal is to help improve the environment while increasing revenues and reducing costs. The ...
Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 9:07am

to ms.sue-writing prpject
plzzz check: for my birthday, i asked for an MP3 player, but instead, my parents got me a telescope. the telescope was old and rusty, so I put it aside. when i finished dinner, I took the telescope with me to my room. i dusted and cleaned the telescope so i could look through ...
Friday, June 22, 2012 at 1:45pm

to ms.sue-writing project part 1
Narrative Prompts (choose only one) • Your aunt arrives with a huge box. You hear strange noises coming from the box. Write a story about what’s inside. • Although you asked for an MP3 player for you birthday, your parents gave you a telescope. But it’s not...
Friday, June 22, 2012 at 10:20am

I'm needing help editing a couple of paragraphs for a descriptive essay. These are the instructions I was given: --Mark up the paragraphs with specific observations and comments regarding general writing issues, but give specific comments related to qualities that are ...
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 10:35pm

writing essay
Jack was told the overall content of his paper was weak. What does this mean? A. The tone of his paper was not original B. He had to many grammatical errors C. The overall ideas in his essay were not fully developed D. The flow of his essay was inconsistent
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 4:42pm

writing essay
Catherine received a 70 on her essay because the vocabulary was basic and there was a lack if clear and active voice. Which of the following areas of her essay were weak? A. Organization B. Mechanics C. Content D. Style
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 4:39pm

Traveling to Fukuoka About ten years ago, I went to Fukuoka, Japan. I went there by ship. In Fukuoka, I visited a bookstore. It was important to buy English books there at that time. I always feel great twhen I look at this picture. (Would you check this writing? Correct ...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 9:03am

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

Business Communication
1. When people read at work, they-----. A. want to question your statements. B. WANT TO UNDERSTAND your point with as little effort as possible. C. WANT to read your carefully. D. Compare your writing with Lincoln's.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 8:42pm

How Do I think of One Specific and Significant question as I was reading The Book , My Brother Sam Is Dead by Christopher Collier & James Lincoln Collier
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 7:31pm

to ms.sue
when i do this: Please select one of the two narrative prompts and write a rough draft. On the first day of school you will turn in the rough draft and any graphic organizers that you used to create your draft. The rough draft will be taken through the remaining stages of the ...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 12:47pm

to ms.sue
this is the 2012 project. the one i gave u was a 2010-2011 project Summer Science Poster Please select one of the four solar-energy-based topics listed below to research. Based on your research you are to create a poster that details what you learned. Please make a ...
Monday, June 18, 2012 at 4:44pm

Is Wind Power Green? I am writing a paper and I need to put together an outline of my final paper. I would just like to know if the following paragraph I have put together can serve as a thesis statement? "The idea that the world is reaching a possible peak in oil ...
Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 4:49pm

I'm writing an essay on Substance Abuse. Its an informative essay and I am having trouble coming up with a topic. Can you please give me some suggestions? I am leaning towards something to do with marijuana possibly...
Friday, June 15, 2012 at 12:28pm

English Writing
Apology letter Please help me thanks in advance? Hotel manager is writing a letter to one his customer because there is no room available for him. He came to watch football match with his family now. hotel manager put him up in the motel and paid for that. Manager is offering ...
Friday, June 15, 2012 at 12:52am

I Need To Write a 1 1/2 page on a personal narrative about an incident in your life.Though it does not have to be entirely true, select a familiar topic that you are comfortable with. I need help on deciding what topic I want to write about, and also help on writing my essay. ...
Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 1:19am

i be having test soon in english and we be writing synthesis essay and narrative essay, i not know what synthesis mean, can you please give me examples of narrative essays online i know narrative be story telling type essay but examples be helpful for me to study.
Monday, June 11, 2012 at 9:59pm

early childhood
harborview preschool is designing its program to include lots of activities that develop writing skills. which would not be used for this specific purpose ? 1 dot to dot pics 2 tracing 3 cutting 4 gluing help me
Monday, June 11, 2012 at 6:40pm

English 2
Give two possible expository writing purposes. TOPIC: An historical figure Purpose #1 Purpose #2
Monday, June 11, 2012 at 10:11am

English 7 - "Dear Reader" Letter Check
Can you check my letter. It's a project for English. We are making our writing portfolios. I'm almost done I just have to do this. Dear Reader, This year I done some great improvement as a writer. I add great vocabulary in my pieces. When I'm reading, it improve my...
Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 10:16pm

How would i start off my topic setence regarding what is the importance of purpose, audience, tone, and content in academic writing
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 3:16pm

English 125 Introduction to literature
What does the term literature mean to you? What makes something literary in your own mind? If literature means different things to different people, who defines what is and what is not literature? 2.What kind of reading engages/interests you? What about that writing draws you ...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 10:06am

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

A student is writing a multiple choice test consisting of 40 questions, each of which provides four possible choices. He is certain that he has 16 questions correct. If he guesses for all of the remaining 24 questions, what is the probability that he will pass the test?
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 3:16pm

PHI 103 Informal Logic
I need major help with writing my final research paper. research paper are over whelming to me to information is need and its has to bee 6-8 i don't have that much to say.This is the topic "Is the death penalty just and applied fairly"?
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:42pm

I'm writing a paper about life as a sophomore in 2012 in the style of Charles Dickens ("It was the best of times, it was the worst of times") and I'm not sure if this sentence makes sense or is grammatically correct. Please help! It is a year of waiting; that...
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 4:30pm

i am writing a speach . and i need your help to give me 15 ideas .the speach is if i ruled the world . (tell me your ideas)
Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 4:45pm

goal writing
can you give me some ideas on writing goals and a action plan for starting college
Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 3:47pm

business writing
I need help getting star using this information. 'create the necessary details for scenario thank for companys reliable support an explanaiton of the training need and any special topic to cover request for a trainer to teacher the seminar a
Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 11:48pm

business writing
has anyone wrote a business letter to a human resouse for a grade? Please give me tip on this type of paper
Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 1:23am

business writing
can someone give me some example on how to begin writng this business letter on to a human resource dept on sexual harassment and unlawful dicrimination in the workplace. just to get started ?
Friday, June 1, 2012 at 2:44pm

english language writing skills
after a prolonged delay due to technical difficulties,the program resumed. identify the verb.
Friday, June 1, 2012 at 1:30pm

In the following examples, state how you would use the principle of marginal analysis to make a decision. a. Deciding how many days to wait before doing your laundry b. deciding how much library research to do before writing your term paper c. Deciding how many bags of chips ...
Friday, June 1, 2012 at 9:52am

DBQ Essay
I'm writing a paragraph in my DBQ about how the North and South divided over the issue of slavery. The North and South were divided over the issue of slavery. that's all i got ... BUT document 4 explains the divide over slavery which is related to the task. in the ...
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 9:28pm

writing one business letter one inreroffic memorandum one e-mail
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 5:15pm

Business English - WRiting to build goodwill
Can someone double check my answers? 1. Which way of askin for action carries the highest level of politeness? A. a polite order B. an indirect request c. a question d. an order answer is: c. a question 2. Which of the following statements most effectively applies you-attitude...
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 10:19am

Can someone explain How to embody education. I need to write a paper on How I embody the mission of my school.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 9:10am

1. He is playing a game with his smart phone. 2. He is talking on the smart phone. 3. He is writing something on his smart phone. 4. Tom and Bill are talking with each other in the corner of the classroom. 5. He is drawing a cartoon. 6. He is reading a comic book. 7. He is ...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 8:34pm

Pretend you are wandering around an old house with a group of friends while your parents are away. One of your friends finds a secret door. What is behind the door? Do you and your friends follow it? Where does it go?
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 7:25pm

I urgently need you to check these sentences. Thank you, Writeacher. By the way, have you found anything on Henrietta Lacks? 1) When his wife puts his arms around him and kisses him, he faints. He explains this by saying that he has not been used to be touched by such a ...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 4:11pm

Now, let's check how well you can use the expressions you've learned. I will distribute handouts. You have to solve the problems. Are you finished? Then, I'll check the answers. Look at the answers on the blackboard. Check your answers. How many students have 10 ...
Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 9:36pm

Business English
You are writing to a reader who favors a different solution than the one you recommend. Which of the following is MOST likely to persuade the reader? A. Describe your reader's solution first, explain why it won't work, and then go on to describe your own solution. B. ...
Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 9:07pm

Written communications
Here is my store for my writing assignment. Please tell me if it is good and the errors I made on it. I really need to pass this. It was a cold wintery day in Europe where I lived. I had a family of four. My mom, dad, and sister. My sister, Elizabeth, and I did everything ...
Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 8:13pm

written communications
I'm doing the writing skills writing assignment and I'm stuck. It says that you have to use "I" like write it from your point of view, and can't use factual information, so I was wandering if I wrote a story pretending I'm a person that was in the ...
Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 5:23pm

I need correct answers for all please !
1. Regarding management and leadership, which statement is most accurate? A. Leaders can be good managers, and good managers can be leaders. B. Leaders aren’t managers, and managers aren’t leaders. C. Leadership and management are entirely unrelated. D. Most ...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 11:53pm

how could bad therapeutic communication affects a patients outcome?
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 3:42pm

1.The principal is $50,000. This is P. 2.Research the annual interest rate for your investment. This is r. 3.State the time in years for the investment (as in when the new grandchild will be attending college). This is t. 4.State the number of compounding periods per year. ...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 4:40pm

I would like to see other paper on a persuasive writing
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 10:26am

I need help in writing a persuasive paper?
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 10:23am

1. The man is drawing cartoons on a drawing board. He has a pen on his right ear. What do you think he is doing? (Would you check this writing?) 2. The dogs are playing with balls. 3. Each dog is playing with a ball. 4. The dogs are playing with a ball. (Are the three ...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 7:47pm

when writing a letter to a pen pal, what is the closing? Please Write back?
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 7:16pm

please read over my paper for errors?
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 1:38pm

What is the gerund phrase and noun function of the gerund in these sentences: 1.Brett earns his income by repairing cars. 2.I enjoy playing the piano. 3.Her favorite pastime is entertaining friends. 4.She is successful in mimicking others' voices. 5.He must like studying ...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 11:12am

Foreign languages
I hope you can check these two long-winded sentences.Thank you 1) Pamela is writing to her family to tell her mum what happened to her, by accusing her master of hsi behaviour. 2) While they were in the summer house, Mr B kissed her but she had never talked about it to anybody...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 10:42am

World History
In describing a conquest between 1236 and 1241 led by Genghiz Khan's grandson, a Russian historian wrote, "No eye remained to weep for the dead."What was the historian writing about, And why did he describe it this way? A. The G olden Horses battle: Mongol ...
Monday, May 21, 2012 at 11:13pm

i need synonyms, antonyms, and sentences that use the following words please: illusion consecutive horizon thank you so much!
Monday, May 21, 2012 at 6:55pm

what are some antonyms and synonyms for the words: illusion (noun) horizon (noun) consecutive (adjective) debut (noun) gross (adjective) monastery (noun) thank you!
Monday, May 21, 2012 at 5:50pm

Iam writing for the medical coding positon at Greenwood Leflore Coding service because my experience with my son stay in the hospital. My passion for medical Coding arose due to his illiness. His diganoses for his conditon
Monday, May 21, 2012 at 12:25pm

need help with writing a paper?
Monday, May 21, 2012 at 12:05pm

Thank you for asking me about the earthquake which struck this morning near Bologna and has already killed 4 people. Luckily, we haven't felt it since we live further north! I find it difficult to check the following paragraphs in which tenses are mixed and the word choice...
Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 11:52am

Foreign languages
I left out a few sentences. Thank you veru much. I need to make sentence 5 shorter. 1) In 1766 William Pitt the Elder was elected Prime Minister and he made England a strong and flourishing commercial country. 2) During the 18th century the middle class gained more and more ...
Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 7:42pm

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