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British Lit.
Inverted word order, unclear pronouns, and variable spellings are characteristics of what type of English a. old english b. elizabethan english c. gothic english d. middle english
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 12:55pm by Cori

British Lit
Inverted word order, unclear pronouns, and variable spellings are characteristics of what type of English? A.Old English B.Elizabethan English C. Middle English
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 4:38pm by Maggie May

british literature
this are the choices A. old english B. Elizabeth English C. Gothic English D. Middle English
Monday, May 9, 2011 at 6:41pm by nancy

English Expressions
ex) She is an English teacher. English teacher is a compound noun. When we stress the first noun, 'English', it means that she teaches English as a teacher. However, when we stress 'teacher', 'English' is used as an adjective. In this case, 'English teacher' means a teacher ...
Saturday, April 12, 2008 at 2:18am by John

You need to practice your English as much as possible. Try going for several hours or even a day without speaking your native language. Speak only English. Also, read as much English as you can. If you have specific questions, please post them here. We'll be glad to help you ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 11:49am by Ms. Sue

I really need your help to find a very simple science book in English which helps non-native English speakers to talk about biodiversity in water and water ways in English. Thank you.
Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 2:05pm by Henry2

He is a good English speaker. He speaks English well. He is good at speaking English. (Are they all the same?)
Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 9:38pm by John

child development
That all depends on several factors. Did his family speak English only or another language when he was a baby and before he entered school? Is he learning English as a second language? Is he learning English as a native English speaker? How old is he now? ??
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 9:23pm by Writeacher

English grammar
Thank you. Would you let me know good websites where we can learn English with videos? Are there any sites where we can study English with subtitles?
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 6:37pm by John

pratical english
apparently i don't know my english either XD in my opinion, the english language is too complicated for its own good
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 9:52pm by Cody

it is correct...i may not be an expert at math, but i sure am at english im getting a 100 in AP english!!! = )
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 10:36pm by stacey

Can someone check my english essay. 700 words. I have English as 2nd language
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 12:19pm by Jon

Jen, that would depend. American English = analyze, BUT British English = analyse Sra (aka Mme)
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 9:51am by SraJMcGin

7th Grade English
btw ESL stand for english second laugange for students who dont speak english
Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:04pm by Laruen

what does this old english mean in modern english goldsele gumena, gearwost wisse,
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 10:11pm by kate

Well, I'm guessing American and English are alike because Americans speak English as far as I know... Lol.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 11:22am by Lex

Does anyone know of a website that translates english into the shakespearean language? I can only find websites that translate shakespeare to modern english.
Monday, January 11, 2010 at 10:23pm by Morgan

This sounds more like English than psychology. The first verb is active and the second is passive. However, English is not my area of expertise.
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 5:23pm by PsyDAG

In #1, "English" is serving as a noun. Actually it's an adjective, but it means English people. #2 is the closest to #1, but #3 is OK. The word "All" changes the meaning slightly.
Monday, June 13, 2011 at 6:10am by Writeacher

Lord Selkirk implied that the French 1)were happy under English rule 2)never accepted English rule 3)should accept English rule 4)should change their language and institutions 5)were not oppressed by the English i put 4
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 9:07pm by nick

The School Subject is English or a volunteer English teacher may not read this. Sra
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 10:23am by SraJMcGin

Yes, Writeacher is an English expert. She has taught English in high school and college.
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 10:31pm by Ms. Sue

6th grade
I want help in english grammer & to write some letter, dairynotes, comprehension or I can say the basic english sentences . Can u help me up to improve my english?
Friday, October 1, 2010 at 12:33pm by Shourya

1) Minimize versus minimise. Which is UK English & which is US English? 2) After cleaning, all waste must be properly disposed of. Is this sentence acceptable?
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 10:38pm by ann

maori english
So, if you were GIVEN the topic "Maori English" why couldn't your paper include the confusion? Who wouldn't be confused between: Maori Maori English Maori-English Sra
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 8:38am by SraJMcGin

I just need to know if the sentences are correct though they are not complete. Thank you. 1) Imagine a school in which both German, French, English are studied... The school has got 130 students,45 of whom study only English whereas ..... study both English and French. None ...
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 6:51am by Henry2

Are you aiming for British English (vocabulary choices) or American English?
Monday, February 14, 2011 at 10:16am by Writeacher

Yes not isn't a verb yet in my English class because I'm in English 1. Thank you for checking my answers.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 10:07pm by Jane

Perhaps if you can begin with your thesis statement, we can help you better. Do you mean teaching English to foreigners or the English curriculum in an English-speaking country? Please clarify. Sra
Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 6:17pm by SraJMcGin

You're welcome, Priya. Just a note: Writeacher and I are both native English speakers, have master's degrees, and taught secondary English in American schools for many years.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 5:17pm by Ms. Sue

reading articles in english
could you give me some advice how to read academic articles in english?? english is my second language and also I have to read sociological and philosophical texts in english for my master thesis. do you have any idea??
Friday, November 7, 2008 at 3:50am by asia

Both questions are wordy. Here's how to rephrase and be more concise. Do you know a website where I can improve my English skills? Is it possible to talk to some native English speakers on Skype?
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 4:38pm by Writeacher

Question 21 Select the most effective sentence. Baxter worried about his English exam when he thought about it. Baxter felt a pang of existential anxiety when he comtemplated his English exam. When Baxter thought of his English test, he freaked out. Thinking about the English ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 4:54pm by christopher

essay on advantages of speah english in 500 words
Whereas French used to be the language of international business, English has seemed to replace that. For example, if you are doing business with Russia or China, the 2nd language there would be English. Also, the foreign language studied world-wide is most apt to be English. Sra
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 9:41am by SraJMcGin

I am a 36 year old female Anglo- Indian teahcer with 15 years of teaching experience.I am currently working for the Ministry of Education, Republic of Seychelles where I teach English as a Second Language and English as a First Language- International General Certificate of ...
Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 3:31pm by 7UvxCT29l

1. We played speaking English at the camp. 2. We practiced speaking English at the camp. (Are both expressions correct? Any difference? Does #1 mean "We played while we spoke English."?)
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 8:30pm by John

Thank you for your corrections. Can you check these questions and answer them (if you can). 1) Do you happen to know the name of a website where I can improve my English speaking and listening skills? 2)I wonder if it would be possible to talk to some English native speakers ...
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 4:38pm by Franco

Question 21 Select the most effective sentence. Baxter worried about his English exam when he thought about it. Baxter felt a pang of existential anxiety when he comtemplated his English exam. When Baxter thought of his English test, he freaked out. Thinking about the English ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 5:02pm by christopher

How did The Canterbury Tales (by Geoffrey Chaucer) change the English language? I know it was very successful in Europe and promoted English as a national language, but anything else? Lucy ^.^
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 11:59pm by Lucy

Henry, it would really help if we were sure you are learning British English or American English. There are subtle (and some not so subtle!) differences.
Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 1:14pm by Writeacher

Two courses will be given after regular school hours in order for project students to experience success in the program: ~ A science course, taught in English by both the science and English teachers, so that students have sufficient instruction in the science of aquatic ...
Monday, February 6, 2012 at 1:10pm by Writeacher

"Have got" tells me you are teaching them British English? For in American English that would be "have gotten." Sra
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 1:31pm by SraJMcGin

Ageing is British English and aging is American English spelling. 2. would grow old / or / would age The other things in parentheses are also possible in #2. Sra
Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 2:13pm by SraJMcGin

A root word is one that can be expanded. Examples: agree is a root word because we can add to it -- disagree, agreement, agreeably The answer to your question about studying for English benchmarks is obvious as I read your last statement: "i am having a A in english and i ...
Monday, January 21, 2008 at 7:54pm by Ms. Sue

Most students do not like English class. They think it's a waste of their time and energy. Nobody likes to write papers and take tests. Anyway, you and I don't. My friend Johnny knows a lot about grammar. I am always asking him to help me, with my English homework. He is a ...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 1:29pm by Priya

I went back and checked my answers Select the most effective sentence. Baxter worried about his English exam when he thought about it. Baxter felt a pang of existential anxiety when he comtemplated his English exam. When Baxter thought of his English test, he freaked out. ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:00pm by christopher

English has become a "universal" language in so far as business and diplomacy is concerned. Many students from all over the world, become involved in businesses that need English to compete in the world market. Because of early history, England colonized more countries than ...
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 10:17am by GuruBlue

If you use the link I sent, read the right hand column (modern English) and compare it to the left column (Shakespeare's English) when you need to. Once you read it in modern English, it'll be a lot clearer for you. After you've read the section you need for this, please list ...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 9:12am by Writeacher

6th grade
I think you mean: I want help in English grammar to write some letters and diary notes. I also need help with comprehension and the basic English sentence. Can you help me improve my English? Yes, we'll be glad to help you, if you post a paragraph or a few sentences. What is ...
Friday, October 1, 2010 at 12:33pm by Ms. Sue

1) Because our students will probably have to study science in English during their last year of high school, we would rather they use English as the lingua franca for their Comenius project. 2) OK 3) As soon as we receive your application, we are ready to review it and sign ...
Friday, November 18, 2011 at 10:01am by Writeacher

I know it would really be up to the school but I was just wondering. If my question was in english, do they want the answer in spanish or english is fine. Some of the questions are in english but most are Spanish
Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at 7:55pm by Anonymous

English composition
1. We can print out the script so that we may study English sentences. 2. We can find a lot of useful writings in the English textbooks. 3. Speaking to oneself is a good way to improve speaking abilities. ================================= Thank you for your help. I'dlike to ...
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 8:30am by John

I had those... How is "conference call" an idiom/expression? English is my 3rd language and I never really paid attention in English class because I know how to speak and write the language. Could you please give all expressions and idioms in the text?
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 5:02pm by Aaron

What is the grammatical sentence structure in English?What is adverb,adjective,preposition and etc's structure in English?
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 2:24am by Bayarbold

Be sure to learn proper capitalization and punctuation, too! Are you learning English? Yes, I am learning English.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 9:28am by Writeacher

A lot of students find English Language a difficult language to learn. Can you think of the reasons or causes of their difficulties in understanding English and can you also write the results or effects of these difficulties on their educational and professional growth? Write ...
Saturday, October 4, 2008 at 9:29am by Imran

sra JMcGuin spanish
Yo tuve tiempo para organizar mi cuarto y mis cosas. Does the English have to be exactly like the Spanish, or vice-versa? Note celebré = is the Preterit = I celebrated, DID celebrate. Your English has the present tense = I celebrate, I AM celebratING, I DO celebrate. If this ...
Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at 6:23am by SraJMcGin

writ 1 (rĭt) Pronunciation Key n. Law A written order issued by a court, commanding the party to whom it is addressed to perform or cease performing a specified act. Writings: holy writ. [Middle English, from Old English.]
Friday, March 27, 2009 at 2:08pm by GuruBlue

I wonder if your science experts can be help find material (general information, word lists) in English which is needed to talk about biodiversity in water and waterways and microbiological analysis of water. This would be for biologists who are familiar with the subject but ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 10:08am by Henry2

1. I'm in the English drama club. 2. I'm on the English drama club. (Which one is correct? Are both OK? 3. I am in the quilt club. We make quilts with cloths and strings. 4. I am in the courses and careers club. We study jobs and learn what to do to get the job. 5. I am in the...
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 4:47pm by John

N(Math OR English) = N(Math) + N(English) - n(Math AND English) = 13 + 33 - 6 = 40 So 40 took either Math or English, then 6 took neither of these subjects You can also do this with Venn diagrams
Friday, May 21, 2010 at 4:29pm by Reiny

english grade 12
in the poem grammar poem by Rita Wong list three different metaphors used to describe english and english grammar. do you agree with her assesment and why
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 1:42am by sherry

Since its a question my English teacher asked, and wants us to know is why I catorgized it as English but any way. I know about the one couple- one child, and how it changed but that's about it. Can I get some help and not ATTITUDE!
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:27am by Katey

an english teacher wan us interview somebody that is also a english what question should i ask??please give almost 10 question...thx
Friday, July 30, 2010 at 8:24am by lim

English Expressions
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Don't forget a period at the end of sentence one. In both sentence #2 and #3 how about switching the 2 words "English four" to "four English?"
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 7:07pm by SraJMcGin

Your English seems nearly perfect - but you should always capitalize the pronoun 'I' when using it - and brackets should be used before the full stop. Otherwise, your English seems fantastic.
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 2:09pm by X

maori english
hey everybody. is there a difference between maori and maori english?i am totally confused now.I am supposed to write an important paper about maori english(phonology grammar etc.)and i am wondering if i have maybe mixed up those two and i am almoust finished with my paper! i ...
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 8:38am by bill

English - Native speakers
Hello! Why don't we say possessive pronouns in English for the following words: my, your, his, her, its, our, your, their. Why do we say possessive adjectives? It doesn't make sense to me since my mother tongue is not English. Can you maybe explain this to me? Thank you
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 2:15pm by Mark

Here's where a good dictionary can be invaluable. An inexpensive paper-back, English, or even English--->French--->English. 1 : having a bent or twisted shape or condition <a wry smile>; especially : turned abnormally to one side <a wry neck> 2 : WRONGHEADED ...
Thursday, February 14, 2008 at 2:24pm by SraJMcGin

ECE311 Early childhood curriculum
1.A teacher working with a dual-language learner should __________ a.speak to the DLL child even if the child does not respond. b.use different phrases in English with the same meaning so the DLL gets overall greater exposure to English. c.encourage the family to only speak ...
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 9:51pm by anonymous

shurley english
You're welcome. I think you and your mom should know that it's standard procedure to capitalize English. Apparently your Shurley curriculum has chosen to ignore that standard. I hope it hasn't ignored other conventional English terms and practices.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:22pm by Ms. Sue

Hi! How to practice numbers from 1-12 in English? I have only one student and he is learning English as a foreign language(8 years old) So any advice how to practice numbers, days in the week, colors, seasons and similar?
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 11:29am by tee

Spanish Beg. 1 - HW Check/HELP!
4. Que tiempo hace? English - What's the weather 5. Cual es la estacion English - ?????? 6. Cual el la fecha English - ????? Please help and is the first one if correct????
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 7:37pm by Laruen

Check this site.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 5:30pm by Ms. Sue

1) OK 2) OK 3) If the only students involved in the project are those specializing in languages <~~This is a fragment, not a whole sentence. 4) In this case, I'd like to know if English is their first foreign language, French their second, and Italian or Latin their third. ...
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 7:06am by Writeacher

Would anyone mind looking over this persuasive essay? I need to pass in a sample of writing for my petition to move into an advanced English class, and I've decided to revise this one. The writing is sort of mechanical, but I suppose that's how English teachers want it. It'll ...
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 7:41pm by Anonymous

They are all the same. But numbers 1 and 3 are most commonly used. One difference between British English and American English is that Americans use "the" before university. Example: You should study hard to get into the university. But your sentences are more common in the ...
Friday, September 4, 2009 at 9:22pm by Ms. Sue

shurley English
Oh, my, after teaching English off and on for over 50 years, you've stumped me. I've never heard of "Shurley English." It's advertised for home school students, but I found no explanation about what it teaches. Sorry, the only people who can help you are others who are working...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:22pm by Ms. Sue

ms. sue this be english continued from yesterday on story questions :)and i try to remember to put capital English now :) what be jakes attitude toward darkness and night? i only read that he like darkness because he lose his parents in daylight. i not think i right though.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 6:24pm by Mohammad

English, grammar
I need some help with this question for one of my units in world englishes please help!? Q. Argue for or against the status of 'double negation' as a 'mistake' on spoken English. I am arguing for so I agree with this status. I believe double negation in spoken English can ...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:24pm by Anonymous

I can't find my English book. Why don't you check your school bag? I tried that. Anyway, thank you. (What does 'that' refer to? Does 'that' refer to 'checking my English book'?)
Monday, June 1, 2009 at 9:10pm by John

1. He scored 98 % in/on the English test. 2. He scored 98 points in/on the English exam. (Which expression is correct? Do we have to use 'in' or 'on'?)
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 5:43pm by rfvv

I need a website that will help me with my english because im making a C and i dont get any of the stuff in english 2 i need lots of help. Like stuff to study.
Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 5:49pm by taylor

Writeacher, I need your help to develop a few ideas. Thank you very much. 1) It would be really important if in the future a science teacher from your school could embark in a Comenius project (I don't know how to express it), which will enable him, on the one hand, to hold ...
Friday, March 9, 2012 at 4:00pm by Henry

Hi i am in college and I want to be ESL teacher the only thing that hinders me from reaching my goal is that i am not native english speaker. Please tell me a ways to improve my english, suggest me books that i could buy,ways to learn how to write poems, improve my commas etc...
Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 7:32pm by Lima

And make sure you are practicing as much as possible with other people who already speak English. It's not helpful to spend only an hour or two in class and then spend 14 or more hours a day around those who don't speak English.
Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 4:10pm by Writeacher

I know your asking for english assistance but there are 2 problems for me. One I dont know what you supposed to do to this sentence. Are you looking for punctuation issues do you need to reword...etc. and second your english is not that great in your question. Try to copy and ...
Monday, January 30, 2012 at 8:29pm by Phil Rewa

This sentence above is one terrible example of English. There should be a semicolon after "playground" instead of a colon. I hope you read a lot of books and newspapers, so that you won't have to learn proper English grammar entirely from books like this one.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 6:22pm by Patrick

1) Thank you very much for answering my email. I hope you don't mind if I write to you in English instead of German. Feel free to answer in German. 2) OK 3) I believe we can start with the email partnership right away. 4) OK 5) Because I will have to follow them<~~I don't ...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 10:52am by Writeacher

Le subjunctif usually follows the same rules as the subjunctive in English. The French use the subjunctive in places where it is optional or archaic in English. One could use the subjunctive with "before/until" conjunctions in English, but it's pretty old-fashioned, yet not ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 10:10pm by Nick

English expression
1. Can you greet the person you meet for the first time in English? 2. What is the relationship between the people who greet each other? 3. Can you introduce your friend and answer the question in English? 4. Who and who are being introduced? -------------------------------- ...
Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 2:53pm by John

Most students do not like english class. They think its a waste of there time and energy. Ain’t nobody likes to right papers and take tests anyway? Me and you dont. My friend Johnny now him know alot about this grammar stuff. I always am asking he to help me, with my English ...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:23pm by Anonymous

For english, I should need a special report which talks about president obama: one year later (I precise I'm French).Since several days, I read NYTimes but i didn't find yet.That's why I would like knowing if it exists and where i can have got it.I don't know:othersnewspapers,...
Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 12:58pm by Marie

I left out the following two questions. Thank you. 1) Introduce the English Renaissance focusing your attention on their view of nature, of man and their conception of the universal order. What was the literature of the period characterized by? 2)What was Elizabeth I's court ...
Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 5:53pm by Henry1

French for Mischa
PERSONAL PRONOUNS SUBJECT PRONOUNS Singular je (j') = I tu = you (familiar) il = he, it elle = she, it on = one, "we," you, they, people Plural nous = we vous = you (can be formal singular as well as familiar plural) ils = they, masculine elles = they, feminine NOTE: The ...
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 6:17pm by SraJMcGin

English Expressions
You would improve the sentences in #1 and #3 by adding "the", and by putting four before English. In sentence #2 the word "my" takes the place of "the". 1. I'd like to talk about the four English skills 2. I'd like to talk about my four English skills. 3. I'd like to talk ...
Monday, October 22, 2007 at 7:07pm by GuruBlue

"it" is the act of going to the English club "works" means "succeeds" in this case. (Success in learning English faster, perhaps). "try" means "try out to see if it helps" in this case
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 11:50pm by drwls

5) Have you ever been to that supermarket? 6) … You should have brought some FOOLSCAP paper to class (typo) 8)… repeat the translation from French into English – (or French to English.translation)
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 9:45am by Frenchy

Hello. Please help me to choose the correct word order: 1)equivalent-lacking English neologisms; 2)English equivalent-lacking neologisms. Meaning: new words which have no equivalents in other languages. Thank you very much.
Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 4:53pm by Ilma

in a school of 100 students, 59 are taking math, 51 are in english, 35 are in history, 24 are in both math and english, 19 are in both english and history, 13 in both math and history, and 11 in all three courses. how many students are taking: a) none of the classes? b) only ...
Saturday, October 18, 2008 at 8:38pm by elisa

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