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Recent Foreign Language Questions
Can you please check these sentences, Writeacher? Thank you. 1) We have been waiting here nearly three hours (Can you omit "for"?) 2) Ive spent all my pocket money on this book! (Sally/exclaim). She exclaimed she had spent all her pocket money on ...
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 9:44am
senn high school
Write a 1-2 paragraph on a topic of your choice using at least 3 of the figurative language we have reviewed so far.After your paragraph ,list the types of figurative language you used ?
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 2:17am
Can you check these two questions, please? 1)Who coined the term Lost Generation? Who were its most representative writers? 2) Can you briefly summarise the plot of Fitzgeralds Great Gatsby.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 3:15pm
Can you check if the following passive tenses are possible? Thank you. 1) The roof was being fixed The cathedral is being restored My wallet has been taken The dog is going to be taken for a walk 2) Who was America discovered by? Was this CD bought by Jennifer yesterday? I was...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9:38am
I left out this last sentence.Thank you. 1) He was exhausted because he ........................................... (work) hard all day. (he had been working all day)
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 6:52pm
I left out these very last sentences on reported speech. Thank you very much! 1) No, I didnt break the vase. (Mary/deny) Mary denied breaking .. 2) Im sorry, I broke the vase. (He apologized for breaking the vase. 3) You should really...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:52pm
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
Can you please check linkers and punctuation in this paragraph? Thank you very much Writeacher. Complete the following short text with: and, but, so, because, when, while (I can't find an example of "while") 1) It was half past ten at night. Jane was in her ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 3:13pm
Can you please check these sentences, Writeacher? 1) We...... (sit) in the sun for ... when she (tell) us to get inside. 2)We had been sitting in the sun for about half an hour when she told us to get inside. 3) Peter confessed to eating all the cake. (Peter/confess) (shall I ...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 3:02pm
Can you please check these sentences, too? Thank you. 1) My friend was very upset because someone had stolen her bag before I saw her. I was waiting for the bus when I heard someone call my name. 2) I got home at half past four and immediately did my homework. We...
Monday, July 2, 2012 at 10:39am
Can you check these other sentences, please? 1) "I ate all the cake yesterday." (Peter/confess to) Shall I include "to"??? 2) Peter confessed to eating all the cake. Peter confessed that he had eaten all the cake. 3) If Iknew the answer, Id tell you. ...
Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 1:49pm
I left out the following questions. Thank you. 1) What effect did Poe aim to achieve in moast of his short stories? Which theory did Poe work out in his Philosophy of Composition and who was he inspired by? 2) What are the main feautures of Poe's tales? What do we get to ...
Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 12:20pm
Can you please check these questions, too? Thank you, Writeacher! 1) Which characteristics of the old ballad form does The Rime of the Ancient Mariner contain? In what way does the Rime depart from the ballad? 2) How are the elements of nature presentend in the first part of ...
Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 12:15pm
Thank you. Here are a few other sentences I'd like you to check. 1) How is the theme of the double investigated in Shelley's Frankenstein? As for Shelley's Frankenstein, both Doctor Frankenstein and his creature are complementary: They both suffer from a sense of ...
Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 10:29am
Can you please check these questions, Witeacher? Thank you. 1) Focus on Chapter 10 of Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and describes how Dr. Jekyll manages to separate his two identities. 2) What kind of narrative technique does Stevenson adopt? 3) In what way are Dr. ...
Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 8:05am
Writeacher, thank you very much! Can you please check these sentences, too? 1) They left for the supermarket a few minutes ago.My child is with them. They need to buy food for lunch and won't be back until noon. We'll spend the afternoon at home because it's ...
Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 6:12am
I urgently need you to check these few sentences, Writeacher. Thank you. 1) What did the U.S Immigration Restriction Act prohibit (Can you help me find a synonym?) It prohibited the immigration of those with hereditary illnesses and entire ethnic groups.ù 2) What kind ...
Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 1:04pm
Question: why do you think the united states is attractive to foreign investors? My Answer: anytime political upheaval strikes in an another part of the world, foreign investment in the United States increases because we remain a politically stable country. If you have ...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 5:46pm
Question: Why do some people object to foreign ownership of the us business and real estate? My Answer: Many people argue against foreign ownership because they worry about foreign control.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 5:35pm
Can you also check this other exercise, please? Thank you very much. 1) Complete with the correct form of the verbs in the past simple, past perfect, and past continuous. 1. My friend ............. (be) very upset because someone ....... (steal) her bag before I saw her. 2.I...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 12:58pm
Writeacher, could you please check these sentences? Thank you. 1) Who was Henrietta Lacks? In what way did she contribute to the study of cancer? 2) Is it possible to stop the aging process? How did Lord Henry define beauty and old age respectively? 3) Who was the first to ...
Monday, June 25, 2012 at 6:41pm
How can I rephrase the modal should when expressing probability? Thank you very much. He should visit us tonight = he is likely to visit us tonight OR HE will probably visit us tonight. The meaning of He is expected to visit us tonight is different.
Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 6:16pm
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) Im sorry, I broke the vase. (he/...
Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 3:06pm
I left out these sentences on modals. Thank you, Writeacher. 1) It is likely that she has forgotten about the meeting. She may/might/could/should have forgotten about the meeting (are both possibility and probability included??) 2) Im very unsure ...
Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 10:59am
Can you please check the following sentences? Thank you, Writeacher. 1) We are looking for a double room plus an extra bed for my ten-year-old child for ... nights from .. August to ...August. In particular, we would like to know your rates in half board (breakfast/dinner) for...
Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 10:39am
I left out these two sentences. Thank you 1) Nature is first described as a magic element and then suddenly is turned into a dangerous creature. 2) Nature is moved by a Mighty Spirit, whose presence is manifest in every stone and tree.
Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 5:38am
1). What is a "cognate"? 2). Why is learning cognates the most efficient and rapid way to learn to read, speak, increase vocabularly and get high marks on tests in a foreign language? Bonus question: What is the relationship between "cognates" and "...
Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 10:28pm
I just have one more doubts concerning the use of commas. 1)....... based on personal duty, hard work, respectability, and charity. Do I need to set the comma before and? 2) The telescreen transmits and receives all the time. (Do I need to include "data"?) 3) Shall I...
Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 4:31am
Writeacher, can you please check these sentences? 1) Joyce's Dubliners focus (or focuses/focusses??) on two recurrent themes:... 2) The epiphany is caused by a trivial gesture, an external event, or a bad situation, (is the comma necessary?) which leads them to a more ...
Friday, June 22, 2012 at 6:25pm
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
I left out these sentences. Can you please check them? 1) You bought a new pencil case, but it wasnt necessary. 2) It wasnt necessary for her to follow her fathers advice. 3) Im sure he didnt steal the money. Is it possible for you to close the ...
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 5:40pm
Writeacher, can you please check these sentences? Thank you. 1 Talk about the place where you live using the following grid: . What is your town like How long have you lived there if you like it or not and why If you dont like it where you ...
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 5:38pm
Writeacher, I started to questions with "Briefly outline", I need to find a synonym for "outline". 1)Briefly outline the main values on which Victorian society was based....
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 1:04pm
I urgently need to check how to rephrase modals expressing possibility/probability etc. 1. Im sure/certain he didnt rob the bank. He can't have robbed the bank (only choice) 2. Im certain/sure he stole the ring from Peter Williams bedroom. He must ...
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 5:11am
I urgently need you to check these few sentences. Thank you. 1) The flowers are not described as statically as in a painting but (as) alive with motion. 2) Her mind moves back and forth in time, whereas she stays fixed in the sitting of her second holiday home. 3)The task of ...
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 4:54am
Can't you have the structure "have someone do something" in American English? Thank you very much, Writeacher. I had her get a piece of chalk.Active She was asked (requested??) to get a piece of chalk. Passive (??)
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 4:59pm
I left out the following sentences. Thank you. I also need to find an example with "demand" followed by the infinitive. 1) They demand the bridge to be closed (?). Keep the book open and check the sentences yourself. Active/passive 2) He let me go to the cinema I was...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 1:27pm
Can you check these last sentences? Thank you, Writeacher! 1) He is learning to drive a moped. 2) I'm teaching him to speak French. 3) I wonder whether to reply to his email or not. 4) We were obliged to postpone the meeting. He was the first to hand in his test. He is the...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 1:21pm
I urgently need you to check these sentences, too. Thank you. 1) Pay in cash (or pay cash?) 2) Have you ever tried shopping on line OR online shopping? 3) They are planning to open a shopping centre on the edge/on the outskirts of town. 3) Imagine to dance with him. I can'...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 7:18am
Can you please check these sentences, Writeacher? It's urgent. 1) I'd like to get/have my money sorted out ( I need a synonym) before I leave for university. 2) I want the bank to give (issue is possible?) me a credit card. 3) I've tried many times to stop smoking ...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 5:32am
Thank you very much for your help. I just wanted you to check these sentences. 1) He begged to leave. He appears to be a nice man. He asked to leave the room. 2) He avoided failing the course. They consider selling their old furniture. 3) He chose not to attend the course. ...
Monday, June 18, 2012 at 6:54pm
Thank you very much, Writeacher. I need to rephrase sentence 1. I also wonder if you could help me find online tests on verbs followed by the gerund/infinitive and on reporting verbs (possibly different from say, tell, ask). Thank you very much! 1) Briefly outline the main ...
Monday, June 18, 2012 at 3:06pm
Writeacher, could you please check these sentences? Thank you. 1) I'm forwarding you the link to the requirements for next year's Comenius exchange programme. I really hope to receive some good news from you. 2) We are looking for a hotel accommodation for two adults ...
Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 6:08am
Neoclassicism I english 11
1. Which word does NOT describe Neoclassical literature of the 17th century? balanced religious elegant concise 2. In lines 17-20 of Annus Mirabilis, who is Carthage? Thus mighty in her ships, stood Carthage long, And swept the riches of the world from far; Yet stoop'd to ...
Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 5:33pm
1. For revolutionaries like Sam Adams, the term _______ embraced a way of life, a core ideology, and an uncompromising commitment to liberty and equality. A. independency B. republicanism C. federalism D. Americanism 2. Which of the following best describes the Columbian ...
Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 10:09am
This is the second part of the paragraph. Though I don't think it makes sense at all, I would like you to have a look at it. I added a sentence on nanotechnology I'd like you to check, Writeacher. 1) So this element of the composite torque is not under direct control ...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 5:55pm
Writeacher, I urgently need you to check these sentences, though I believe they don't make sense. Although I'm not a mechanic, I don't think the use of scientific English is correct. 1) I would like to focus on a kind of technology which is used to increase the ...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 4:10pm
Which element of An Episode of War shows it to be an example of naturalism? A. It is set in the Civil War. B. It shows lives controlled by outside forces. c. It uses formal language. I think it's A but i'm not sure
Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 3:21pm
I really hope you are there, Writeacher. Can you suggest an internet site where I can find a comment on Emily Dickinson's "I had been hungry all the years"? Thank you veru much.
Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 12:07pm
I urgently need to find a very simple and concise summary (intermediate level of English) on the Lost Generation and Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Thank you.
Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 5:52am
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
early childhood literacy
when a teacher hears a preschool student using incorrect language she should 1. model the correct language 2. correct his mistakes 3. ask him to repeat correctly 4. ask him to think about each word as he says it.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 4:55pm
English I Part II College Prep Program
Give two examples of each of the following elements of poetry from the poems you have read in Units 4, 5, and 6. Metaphor: Simile: Personification: Onomatopoeia: Imagery: Sensory Language: Rhyme: Alliteration: Assonance: Consonance: Repetition:
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 9:39pm
Thank you very much for checking this part on scientific English. Here is the last part. 1) The superconductors are also characterized by the so called Meissner-Ochsenfeld Effect. When a superconductor is put in (into) a magnetic field, it produces a magnetic field which ...
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 6:15pm
Could you please check if this paragraph is possible in scientific English? Thank you, Writeacher. 1) Superconduction consists of a particular physical phenomenon which characterizes only superconductors. 2) These materials become superconductors when they are brought to the ...
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 4:31pm
Thank you very much, Writeacher for checking my paragraph. Here is the last part. 1) Six months after being diagnosed with cancer, she was dead. HeLa cells have had a fundamental importance in scientific research. 2) Her living cells, which survive to this day have contributed...
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 2:16pm
Writeacher, could you please tell me if 5 and 6 are possible? Thank you. 1) In 1951 an Afro-american woman was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. 2) In those years scientists had been unsuccessfully trying to grow malignant human cells outside the body to ...
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:39am
do this poem be same like thomas one? knight be betrayed by this girl he meet?? Oh what can ail thee, knight-at-arms, Alone and palely loitering? The sedge has withered from the lake, And no birds sing. Oh what can ail thee, knight-at-arms, So haggard and so woe-begone? The ...
Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 10:36pm
English (Check Please)
Hi Teachers, will you please check my answers? The arrows indicate my answers. Am I right? 1. The speakers use of many exclamation points and imperative statements in Beat! Beat! Drums! helps readers feel the tones humor. urgency. <--- quiet calm. ...
Monday, May 28, 2012 at 6:45pm
Hi Teachers, will you please check my answers? 1. The speakers use of many exclamation points and imperative statements in Beat! Beat! Drums! helps readers feel the tones humor. urgency. <--- quiet calm. high spirits. 2. With what kind of life are ...
Monday, May 28, 2012 at 6:10pm
Thank you very much for helping me. Here are the very last sentences on the same theme. Thank you very much. 1) Over the years people have started watching ads more and more. 2) The way in which ads are made (?) has changed. The latest ads dont just sell brands, they ...
Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 4:07pm
I left out the following doubts. I really hope you can consider them, too. 1) He has grown out of his shoes, so we'll need to buy him new ones. Hold the line is the same as hold on the line? 2) It wasn't necessary you bought the milk (wrong?). You needn't have ...
Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 10:49am
2. Consider two countries, Home and Foreign. Assume that Home is labor-abundant while Foreign is land-abundant. Also suppose that there are two industries, wine and cheese, with wine being the more labor-intensive industry. a) Suppose that both wine and cheese industry produce...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 12:14pm
I urgenlty need you to check these sentences, please.Thank you. 1) A job seeker should make a short list of the job's requirements and should keep it in his mind during the interview. In this way he can bring in examples to demonstrate that he is the right person for the ...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 6:08pm
Could you please check these sentences? Thank you,Writeacher. 1) In the first part if the novel she writes letters to her parents asking them for advice. However, she resists all her master's advances protecting virtue. 2) As a reward, he proposes marriage to her and she ...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 10:15am
I urgently need you to revise these sentences. Thank you very much, Writeacher. 1) We are leaving for Rome tomorrow morning at 7.30 am. 2) We are meeting at the entrance of the bypass (ring road/orbital road) at 7.15 3) The bus journey will last about six hours. Two stops are ...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 4:40pm
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
Can you please help me check these sentences, Writeacher? Thank you. 1) In the Augustan Age there were two parties: the Whigs supported by the wealthy commerical classes which pressed for undstrial and econmical development and religious toleration. 2) The Tories were ...
Monday, May 21, 2012 at 6:35pm
Sign Language Sentence Structure
Can you please put these sentences into ASL sentence structure? Hi Hello The sun is out and it is hot. I heard that later on it was supposed to be cloudy. Is it going to storm? Yes there is going to be a thunderstorm. I heard it was just supposed to be windy, that's all. ...
Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 11:23pm
I forgot to add these sentences. Thank you very much, Writeacher. 1) He spends more on train tickets than he actually earns by working as a support teacher. 2) Pamela is an epistolary novel made up of 32 letter in which the girl tells her parents about her life as a noble ...
Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 6:13am
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
I would like you, Writeacher to help me check a few sentences. Thank you. 1) English Parliament was divided into two parties: the Whigs and the Tories. The former descended from the Parlamentarians. 2) They encouraged commercial and trade (?) progress and were supported by the...
Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 7:21pm
I need to do an essay in a language arts package titled noggin. I lost the essay part of it. I'm not asking for you to do an essay for me, but if you could put up the page so I know how to make the Picture look that the essay goes in. I need to have it in by Monday
Friday, May 18, 2012 at 9:37pm
intro to ethics - philosophy
REWRITE: 1) Correct the problems with this title: Author And The Seventh Day 2) Place commas: Afterwards John went home and he went to bed. 3) What is wrong with this sentence?: John went home, he went to bed. 4) Place a question mark: What do you want from this class...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 4:43pm
1) the nations of Indochina ________ share a common language share a common history share a common religion none of the above 3) which statement about austria and switzerland is not true? the alps tower above both countries unlike switzerland, austria has mineral resources ...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 10:52am
I left out the following sentence. Thank you. 1) I think you should show the text message to your teacher and ask his advice about what to do. (ask him for advice.... is it possible?)
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 3:38am
Writeacher, could you please check these sentences on school rules? Thank you very much for your invaluable help. 1) You must be respectful of your classmates and of your teachers. You should stand up when teachers (or your teachers?) enter the classroom. 2) You mustn't ...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 3:31am
"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" is famous for its use of vivid figurative language and memorable sound devices. What do you think are several especially effective examples of simile, metaphor, personification, alliteration, assonance, and internal rhyme?
Monday, May 14, 2012 at 10:15pm
I left out the following examples. Thank you, Writeacher. 1) He told us the match has been cancelled (correct should be: was/had been cancelled?). 2. My father suggested that I should do up the house before selling it. I should have my house done up .... 3. You neednt ...
Monday, May 14, 2012 at 7:10pm
Thank you, Writeacher. I left out the following sentences. Thank you very much. 1) Who has called the wrong number? His team has always been (or have always been?) worse than the others. 2) Have you read that book yet? No, I haven't finished it yet. 3) I've never flown...
Monday, May 14, 2012 at 1:26pm
Writeacher, could you please check these other sentences. Thank you. Fill in the blanks with a suitable preposition. 1) I regret .. inform you that you didnt pass your FCE test. 2) Lucy dreams of (go) to live in Australia. The fire officer warned ...
Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 2:51pm