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# 1.21 (1 pts.) William is acutely retarded and requires intense care. His IQ has been measured at approximately 15. What term would be used to classify William's level of retardation? A) mild B) moderate C) severe D) profound # 1.22 (1 pts.) Shannon has been diagnosed ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 4:44pm
Explain the importance of recognizing cultural variations and list 5 categories of cultural differences (10). Here is my answer: Recognizing cultural variations are important because there are a great chance that you will be communicating across international borders sometimes...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 1:38pm
7th Grade English Essay - Diversity Means
Ms. Sue or any other teacher Im done with my essay. I hope you guys like it. .... = school name im not aloud to tell someone that I not know of my school online only if someone I know enjoy !!!:) Here it is Diversity means the condition of being different. What good about it ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 12:21pm
I urgently need your help to check these sentences. Thank you. 1) 2) I don't think our school can organize a first meeting so early but I can do my best so that our students will get to know each other very soon. 2) It would be nice if our students could practice their ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 9:00am
Hello I have a question for all teachers. I teach English and German as a second language. I started working at a new school last week. I have the first, second ,third and fourth grade of highschool. (15-19 years old). Classes are big (30 pupils). I need some advice on how to ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 5:47am
# 1.1 (1 pts.) Roger is experiencing a memory loss that may be related to recently contracting herpes. Which of the following diagnoses would best fit his condition? A) dissociative amnesia B) retrograde amnesia C) amnestic disorder due to a general medical condition D) ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 12:37am
I have this text and i don't understand the question that's below it (English is not my first language... and im not looking for answer its just i'd like to understand the question so i can come up with answer myself) Charlotte is a 43 year old mother of two, who ...
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 10:47am
I checked the sentences myself.There were spelling mistakes to correct. I need to prepare this listening activity taken from a course book (again). I just want to be sure that everything is OK. 1) Travel and expeditions were much in the peoples mind. Perhaps the most ...
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 1:44pm
I forgot to add this sentence. I'm unsure on the use of the preposition "in". Do you think I can omit it? The new parents checked (in) their bags for cigarettes and listened to their songs to see if they contained bad language.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 8:35am
pick out the verbs and rewrite in standard English. Kevin went to borrow books from the library. when he got home he found that some pages were torn out and others were missing an med the spine of one was twisted.He took the books back to the library and complained to the ...
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 6:52pm
I forgot to add the following sentences. Thank you. 1) When they came back home, they were much more respectful of their parents,didn't use any bad language and behaved correctly in class. 2) Their week (out of home)taught them to trust themselves and shoulder their ...
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 5:17pm
Which of the following is not a good guideline to follow when writing to international audiences? a. write in the reader's language if you have any knowledge of the language at all; doing so greatly increases goodwill, even if you make mistakes. b. Be aware that the reader...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 10:41pm
Could you please check this sentence? Is "of hearing" wrong? Thank you. 1) The language contains references to the senses of sight and sound (or of hearing?)
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 4:12pm
I left out the following sentences. Thank you for your suggestions. 1) The song of the birds and the reaper arouse pleasure and relief. 2) The language of the poem contains references to the language of sight (line 1) and hearing (line 7). The language is quite simple but ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 2:00pm
Could you please check which tense is best in the following sentences? Thank you. (The poet remembers a walk he went on with his sister, during which he was struck by the song of a Highland Lass.) 1) The poet doesnt know the song she is singing. 2) As a matter of fact, ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 1:02pm
Danette knows she is not at all like her parents. She could never be like them. She is her own unique person. Her style of dress, mannerisms, and language emphasize her uniqueness. According to Erikson, Danette is attempting to establish: a. permanence. b. generativity. c. ...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 3:24am
Hello! I'm a French student,I'm 17, I've learned the beginning of Freedom by Jonathan Franzen. Sometimes, it seems confused as it's my second language. So I need help, please. Can you explain what happened with Patty, Eliza, Carter, Richard and Walter in the ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 5:20pm
Ross Perot added his memorable insight to the debate over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) when he warned that passage of NAFTA would create a giant sucking sound as U. S. employers shipped jobs to Mexico, where wages are lower than wages...
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 7:49pm
writing paragraph and sentences
Hello Sir/Mam, This is what i have prepared for my first assignment, please let me know all my mistakes like grammar, speeling, punctuations,language, sentences and any other mistakes which you think i have made. and also i want to know if i have put the ideas properly as ...
Friday, November 4, 2011 at 2:13pm
Are my sentences correct with the following directions? (Sentences below directions) Using California as a topic, number and write one example of each of the following: 1. A completely correct simple sentence with an appositive in it. 2. A sentence with redundant language. ...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 3:47pm
38. Regarding Soviet foreign policy, President Harry Truman believed that the Soviet Union was a. an implacable foe that required direct opposition. b. a regional threat. c. not a threat to its neighbors, Europe, or the United States. d. likely to evolve into a true democracy ...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 8:55am
Using California as a topic, number and write one example of each of the following: 1. A completely correct simple sentence (see Grammar Glossary if you need to) with an appositive in it. 2. A sentence with redundant language. Type the redundant language in ALL-CAPS. 3. A ...
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 10:26pm
critical thinking. Please help.
Truth or False : for business writing,it is always best to present the most analytical, matter of fact writing in order to be convincing. most claims in business,and in persuasive writing generally tend to be contestable claims.this requires the author of the argument to do ...
Monday, October 31, 2011 at 9:11pm
For this assignment you are to look at the ways courtship rituals have (or have not) changed over the last generation or two. In order to do this, you will be required to spend some time interviewing a parent, grandparent, or another member of an older generation to discover ...
Friday, October 28, 2011 at 5:42pm
What is the error in this sentence? "Dr. Smith had argued that the cure for insomnia could be found in the seeds of apples, and although it was not true, he had made money giving lectures." This statement: A. Includes a shift in tense B. Includes a pronoun with no ...
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:53pm
Could you please check these sentences, please? Thank you very much for your invaluable help. 1) This TV programme concerns young people with discipline problems. They are sent to different parts of the world and live with families with very strict parents. 2) The first ...
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:35pm
I have one more question. I think the author of this book made a mistake on the next analogy. Take a look and see if you agree. Platyhelminthes:platypus a)plateau:platitude b)worm:marsupial c)mammal:science d)crystalline:canine I think the author mistakenly labeled a platypus ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 10:37pm
English is not my first language and someone just told me: 'my mom was asking about you', what does it mean and what people usually reply to that sort of statement? Thanks
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 12:39pm
Do you think that American foreign policy today should be guided by the principle of "speak softly and carry a big stick"? I don't really understand the quote or the question. Help?
Friday, October 21, 2011 at 9:53am
Socials - World War I
Hey, could someone please give me some documentary links telling about the world war I? The teacher also showed us this documentary in class, and I was trying to look for it, but I cant find, I think it was called Canada in World War I. And I had some questions related to it. ...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 7:57pm
can u give me guidelines to solve this exercise or tell me if they are right please? Avoid discriminatory language: change these sentences to avoid discriminatory language. 1. any worker who ignores this rule will have his salary reduced. my answer: The employee who ignores ...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 4:45am
We are working on subject verb agreement. Would you say....Food and equipment become expensive or would it be becomes? Trying to decide between become and becomes. Thanks.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 9:53am
B. Write the complete predicate in each sentence. Underline the verb in the complete predicate. 1. People share beautiful parks. 2. They make plans for their neighborhood activities together. 3. Voters give their opinions on mayor issues. 4. Businesses advertise products on ...
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 7:03pm
Verbs in Predicates A. Write the verb in the complete predicate. 1. They climb mountain. 2. They sit by waterfalls. 3. Rangers share nature stories. 4. Guides explain different areas. 5. Visitor like the area. Answer 1. Climb mountains. 2. Sit by waterfalls. 3. Share nature ...
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 5:47pm
Could you please check these two sentences, please? 1) Dorian wishes he would stay young forever whereas the portrait would grow old in his place. 2) According to Wordsworth, man and nature are (were) two different but inseparable parts of the same universe, a total scheme ...
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 2:50pm
Lee Holmes deposited $16,600 in a new savings account at 9% interest compounded semiannually. At the beginning of year 4, Lee deposits an additional $41,600 at 9% interest compounded semiannually. At the end of year 6, what is the balance in Lees account? I have tried ...
Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 9:17am
In the sentence....They have done nothing wrong. I know "have done" is part of the verb phrase but not sure if "wrong" is part of the verb phrase too. Would "wrong" be included in the verb phrase?
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 6:45am
Of course not. I let them repeat things orally and I keep repeating things to them. I have them do listening tests and summarize them. The problem is that they don't want to learn. If I ask them to repeat, they complain to the headmaster about my "mechanical" ...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 1:13pm
Thank you very much. However, my first- and second-year students have both a course and an exercise book (with plenty of activities) to complete. The lazy and unmotivated students are those from the fourth and fifth year. They are expected to learn literature. They should be ...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 12:23pm
1) As I know you are a retired teacher, I'd like to know your opinion on that. I really need your help. The headmaster keeps giving me classes with a very poor knowledge of the language and my students don't like my method of teaching. What do you think I should do? It...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:59am
I urgently need you to check these sentences. Whad do you think I should do? 1) I graduated with honours in modern languages and I know how important memory is in learning a foreign language. 2) The headmaster of the school I'm teaching at has warned me not to check and ...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:37am
18. The following is a list of figures for a given year in billions of dollars. Using this data, compute: (a) GDP; (b) NDP; (c) NI; (d) PI; (e) DI; (f) Net exports. Transfer payments $ 16 Government purchases 80 Personal taxes 38 Corporate income taxes 28 Indirect business ...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 7:38am
curriculum development project
My topic is community and I have to form a paragraph from the 10 activity plans such as math, science literacy, dramatic play, language and literature, puppets, music and movement, sensory centers, art, science and social studies. the paragraph consist of one activity
Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 8:29pm
SAT Exam Scores A school administrator wonders if students whose first language is not English score differently on the math portion of the SAT exam than students whose first language is English. The mean SAT math score of students whose first language is English is 516...
Friday, October 7, 2011 at 9:18am
All literature involves some kind of performance which is intended for an audience. Sometimes, however, the performative quality of a work (i.e., the fact that it is being presented to an audience) is more obvious than at others. Drama and poetry, for example, tend to ...
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 11:05pm
Which of the following best describes the language of the poem Against that time Shakespeare? a)concrete and matter-of-fact b)euphemistic and prosaic c)metephoric and logical d)informal and conversational e)ironic and amused
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 6:20pm
Food names are used in many English expressions. Fill the blanks with correct food a) Don't go b_ _ _ _ _s on me b)That's another fine kettle of f_ _ h you've gotten me in. c)Wow, these CDs are selling like h_ _ _ _ _ _s. d)I'm not going in there, because that ...
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 4:45pm
Read each of the following paragraph and underline the topic sentence. First, language consists of a large number of symbols. The symbols that make up a language are commonly referred to as words. They are the labels that we have assigned to the mental representation of our ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 11:16pm
What were the earliest civilizations in Mesopotamia? What would be a physical description of Mesopotamia? Cultural description of southwest Asia?( main language, religion, resources,etc)
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 7:25pm
Write an essay that compares and contrasts the ways in which China and Japan responded to the West. Describe how each nations decision to respond to the West affected its domestic and foreign affairs in the years that followed. (i researched a lot on this and i need some...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 5:25pm
Tim is extremely anxious about a merger his company has in the works with a larger corporation. Over the next few weeks, he becomes more high-strung and demanding at work. His secretary and other subordinates grow anxious, although they know nothing about the possible merger. ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 2:34pm
The homothetic geometry on C is (C,H) where H is the group of scaling of C. Which figures are congruent in (C,H) to the circle of radius 1 centered at 1? How could you describe the congruence class in language understandable by a high school geometry student?
Monday, October 3, 2011 at 11:55am
These sentences refer to the definition of tragedies. Can you please check the grammar? Thank you very much in advance. 1) Classical tragedies were usually introduced by a prologue from a chorus, who commented on the main action or advised the main characters. 2) Emotions were...
Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 3:58pm
Thank you very much. I still find it difficult to rephrase this sentence: Macbeth says that if he must know his deed, than (?) it would be best to lose all knoweledge of himself. Does it mean that "he would rather lose knowledge of himself than acknoledge his crime"...
Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 6:38pm
Can you please verify my answers if I got em' right? Thanks, They are: 1)C or D (think it's C) 2)B or C (plz help this one) 3)C 4)A 5)B 6)C 7)D 8)A 9)A 1) Which of the following statements BEST describes Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography? A) It expounds the moral, ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 7:01pm
I'm posting you the sentences again. Thank you for your corrections. 1) I teach German in a high school with an emphasis on applied sciences. Our students are between 13 and 18 years old and are all motivated to learn. 2) They will therefore go to university at the end of ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 4:31pm
According to Noam Chomsky, language is primarily aquired through a. an innate module b. our parents correcting us c. imitating our parents d. trial and error I chose B Am I correct?
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 3:14pm
Nature of Traits: Interactionism: Observe a social gathering. Write a 200 to 300 word response to the following: What influence does culture have on personality? Do you see a person's reaction to something as separate from social experience or as a result social experience...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 12:38pm
Can you help me check this letter, please? 1) teach German in a high school with an emphasis on applied sciences. Our students are between 13 and 18 years old and are all motivated to learn. 2) They will therefore go to university at the end of 3) The principal of my school ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 11:46am
I need help with the following qestions thy have to do with Subject and Verb Recognition.It says identify the subjects of the followig sentences by underliing them once. Identify the verbs by underlining them twice. 1.Betty visited a television studio 2.She laughed at the ...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 3:26pm
provide a detail descripition and definition of medical language and terminology and its components. the narrative should also explore the importance of medical terminology to the medical assisting and medical administrive assisting field while describing the various methods ...
Monday, September 26, 2011 at 1:28pm