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Foreign Language, How to use a dictionary.,
First of all purchasing a good English/X and X/English dictionary is an investment in your future. For "generic" purposes X represents any foreign language (French, Spanish, Japanese, etc.) Here is the "key" to using a dictionary for a vocabulary word/expression. 1. Look up a ...

English
Can you proofread this revision and tell me if it looks correct? Thank you. You should invest in a good Dictionary—and a good Thesaurus as well—to help you write well. But you should also realize, as even Samuel Johnson did when he compiled the first English language ...

French
Name some jobs that use French. Where knowing French is important? Some jobs that use French are a teacher, translator/interpreter, Travel/hospitality, Foreign service officer, foreign language instructor, etc. Where knowing french is important? -In a foreign country/france ...

Foreign Language Classes
Where are Foreign Language Schools in Amritsar ?

writing skills
(1)Using a dictionary can occasionally be an exercise in frustration.(2)When, for example, you can't spell a word. (3)How do you look up the correct spelling?(4)It is just as exasperating when you discover the definition of "evocation"is"the act or fact of evoking".(5)You ...

Foreign Language School
Where are Foreign Language Schools ?

English
I made a last change since our students study only Eglish as a foreign language Impact on pupils: - considerably increasing the students' ability to use English and motivating them to learn other foreign languages .....

pH
9. The pH of food entering the duodenum is changed from acidic to alkaline by A. gastric juices B. bile pigments C. intestinal enzymes D. pancreatic secretions I am unsure I think It is d YEP YOU ARE CORRECT!!!! Nope. Use the online dictionary to look up bile. http://www.m-w....

foreign language
Hi there! I know two languages so far English and Russian. (I know the Russian language as well as I know English.) So, I was wondering about a third language to take at the college. I want to take a European language, but I cannot decide. Among my top choices are German, ...

English
1. Dongdo and Seodo are 151 km away from each other. 2. Dongdo is 151 km away from Seodo. (Are both the same?) 3. This is far the best dictionary. 4. This is by far the best dictionary. 5. This is much the best dictionary. 6. This is the very best dictionary. 7. This is far ...

Foreign Language - Latin
This week we learned the phrase, amicus curiae, meaning friend of the court. A friend of the court is an expert who comes into the court and gives background information that the court may need for the case. The person is not involved in the case in any way. Pretend that you ...

foreign language
How do you use the appropriate forms of the adjectives simpatico, dificil, aleman, and guapo?

Language
The reporter is heading to the marketplace to cry the news about the selection result Use a dictionary definition to determine the best meaning of cry as it is use in this sentence? A. To call out for help B. To announce in public •• C. To shout D. A time of weeping ...

critical thinking
Which of the following is a false statement about a basic dictionary? A. A basic dictionary is organized in alphabetical order. B. Various types of words are included a basic dictionary. C. The pronunciation of words is provided in a basic dictionary. D. In a basic dictionary...

helpmplz
which ststement does NOT describe prescripitivists? A. Language should be recoreded,not judgement. B. Language use should follow strict rules. C. Language use should never change D. Language use should be judged and evaluated. .The answer i choose is c. .Am i correct?.

LA
• How are a dictionary and thesaurus similar? How are they different? Cite evidence from the sample entries on p. 120 to support your answer. • How can use of a dictionary and thesaurus be complementary?

7
what name comes from a greek word meaning strange If you don't put the right subject in the block, the foreign language experts will fail to see it. περίεργα ? It depends on the context. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is the ...

Grammar and Composition
please check my answers: Write true if the statement is true, and false if the statement is false. 1. An Etymology is a type of dictionary. False 2. An unabridged dictionary is a condensed version. False 3. Etymologies appear in [ square brackets ]. True 4. The symbol < ...

English
1. it is by far the best dictionary. 2. It is far and away the best dictionary. 3. it is far the best dictionary. 4. it is a lot the best dictionary (Which ones are correct? Do you have more expressions which can be used before the superlative degree?)

english
i usually go to dictionary. c o m for words but isnt com USA? there is no dictionary . ca so that mean that pronounciation on dictionary site isnt canadain? i looking for canadian pronounciation.

writing skills
You think using a dictionary is hard, _____________________________________ imagine ________ how difficult it was to compile the first dictionary of English. Which of the following is the best way to write the underlined portion of this sentence? If you think the original is ...

help
Which statement does NOT describe prescriptivists? A}Language should be recorded, not judged. B}Language use should follow strict rules C} Language use should never change D} Language use should be judged and evaluated. i choose B

english
14. Concerning dictionaries and their proper use, which one of the following statements is most accurate? A. Formal usage of a word is considered colloquial. B. A dictionary's word entry offers a fixed, permanent meaning. C. A syllable is a unit of sound. [D. Foreign words are...

Pratical English
Concerning dictionaries and their proper use, which one of the following statements is most accurate? A. A dictionary's word entry offers a fixed, permanent meaning. B. A syllable is a unit of sound. C. Formal usage of a word is considered colloquial. D. Foreign words are not ...

college english
I have to find five errors in this paragraph and rewrite it correctly, please see my version after the original version below. Please let me know what you think, is it grammatically correct? Original paragraph: When your dictionary shows more than one spelling for a word, I ...

prescriptivists
which statement does NOT describe prescriptivists? A} language should be rocorded, not judged. B} language use should follow strict rules. C} language use should never change. D} language use should be judged and evaluted. .The answer i choose is C.

Where can I find a site to translate German?
Where can I find a place to translate German? Search on google or here under foreign languages click german. Here is one translation website, but be careful -- machine translators are often inaccurate. http://babelfish.altavista.com/ =) Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework ...

tax
In which of the following situations would a taxpayer be better off to take the foreign taxes paid as an itemized deduction rather than as a foreign tax credit? A. The foreign tax paid was less than 10% of AGI B. The foreign tax paid was to a South American country C. The ...

Foreign Languages
Does anyone have any tips for listening exams in a foreign language? My teacher only plays the tape once, and we have very little time to think the question through. Often times, the people on the tapes have different French accents than the ones I am accustomed to. Thanks for...

12th grade american governmet
Research Ronald Reagan especially with regards to their foreign policy and foreign involvement during their administration. Identify 3 aspects of their foreign policy or foreign events they involved the US with. for each of the events explain where on the spectrum you believe ...

language arts
Where does a puffer fish live? encyclopedia,dictionary,atlas,globe

English
If you've been assigned to invite a group of mechanical engineering professors to tour your facility. what type of language should you use in the invitation? a) Direct, simple language b) Technical jargon c) Formal language d) Pompous language

english
You've been assigned to invite a group of mechanical engineering professors to tour your facility. What type of language should you use in the invitation? A Formal language B Direct, simple language C Technical jargon D Pompous language

Language Arts
In What ways is the use of descriptive language in the two poems similar? The poems are "The Road Not Taken", and "O Captain! My Captain!". A. Both use analogies to represent decisions the speakers make. B. Both use sorrowful images to communicate regret. C. Both use literal ...

language arts
i cant find the definition of the word cautious. i tried that dictionary website and it didn't help. please help!

English
I forgot to include theses last two sentences. Thank you. 1) The style of symbolist poets was characterized by the use of allusive language and development of the multiple association of words. 2) Furthermore, great importance was given to the sound of words as conveying “...

English
A Foreign Service Officer (FSO) is a commissioned member of the United States Foreign Service. --------------------------- Does "the Foreign Service" mean "the Diplomatic Office" or "the US Foreign Ministry?" Are they the same in meaning?

Economics
what two methods can a less developed country use to finance its economic development? A.internal financing & debt rescheduling B.Interal financing & foreign investment C.Foreign investment & debt rescheduling D.Infrastructure & foreign banks

Foreign Language-Italian
I am an adult learner. I grew up speaking the second language of Italian. I want to take a proficiency exam in Italian. I don't read or write in the language. Is there a self teaching program that would teach me to speak, read and write? I am not looking for an online program...

language arts
what is the verb form of solicitude and elusive. I searched every dictionary i could find and i found nothing.

Foreign Language
What is my name in spanish?

income tax
In which of the following situations would a taxpayer be better off to take the foreign taxes paid as an itemized deduction rather than as a foreign tax credit? A. The foreign tax paid was less than 10% of AGI B. The foreign tax paid was to a South American country C. The ...

Language Arts
Which resource would be most helpful in finding a synonym for sentimental? A. a thesaurus*** B. a dictionary C. an article D. an anthology

foreign language
how do you say head in spanish

english
what is the need for learning foreign language?

ENGLISH
I am trying to see if I should use raised or reared when speaking of a child. According to the usage note in Random House Dictionary and the American Heritage Dictionary, either raise or rear is correct in standard American English. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/raise...

Language Arts
which resource would be most helpful in finding a synonym for sentimental? a thesaurus** a dictionary an article an anthology Am I right??

politcal science
In Washington's Farewell Address, what type of policy did he advocate when dealing with foreign countries? Question 6 options: Complete isolation for all foreign countries Extensive treaties with other countries Expansion of US power over foreign countries Neutrality in ...

foreign language
can i learn two languages at once?

Foreign Language
What does " aqui estan" mean I'm Spanish?

foreign language
Mean of tute¨¤uaewr ibeifslh

English
Can you give me a good topic for 30 minute discussion in German language? I just want to warn you that the class is pretty lazy, unmotivated, always sleepy and uninterested. They are 18 and 19 years old and are learning German for 9 years as a foreign language, but their level...

spanish
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 "etymology"? Definition of ...

English
1. Our teacher, Henry Evans, complies this dictionary. 2. Our teacher, Henry Evans complies this dictionary. 3. Our teacher Henry Evans complies this dictionary. (Are they all grammatical? Would you check the use of 'comma'?

for David, French
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. I have been unable to read your question because of "error, Gateway timed out" BUT since I know you are requesting a translation site to do long sentences correctly, let me post what I wrote yesterday for the same type of ...

Foreign language
how do pronounce'I love my hair style' in punjabi?

foreign language
rubrics for descriptive essay my dream vacation

English Question
If I post a definition from a dictionary and say which dictionary it is from, would that be plagiarizing?

vocab
I do not have a dictionary at home... could you tell me what page biography is on in the dictionary?

Geography
2. Which of the following represents a negative aspect of language and culture? A. Vast vocabularies describe new experiences, ideas, and feelings. B. Language reflects where a culture has been. C. People who have experienced the loss of language under pressure from colonizers...

Foreign Language
What are some french speaking countries, besides france?

foreign language
5 ways in which the human or environmental problem impacts on the community

Foreign languages
How do you write in the Fiji language? Hello dear, how was your day?

math 4th Grade
a dictionary and a calculator cost $80. If the calculator cost $20 more than the dictionary, find the cost of the dictionary.

communications
This is homework for communications class, and I'm not sure what the hell I need to do. I need to get a good grade, because I'm not doing to well. Please help. Here is what to do. Using I language Practice using I language. Use it at work, school, home with your family, any ...

history
What is: The right of the Supreme Court to rule on acts of other branches of the government? http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=judicial+review judicial review

foreign language
i want to speak spanish, french were do i start to learn those languages

Foreign language
What is the translation of "boots and cats are two cool words" in french?

social studies
What does methodology mean. http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=methodology

L.A.
In what ways is the use of descriptive language in the two poems similar?(oh captain my captain and the road not taken) A.Both use analogies to represent decisions the speakers made. B.Both use sorrowful images to communicate regret. C.Both use literal descriptions as symbols ...

Economics
Help! which one?! 8. All of the following are types of foreign direct investment (FDI) except _____. a foreign company merges with an existing firm in a less developed country (LDC) a foreign company takes over a firm in an LDC a foreign company enters into a partnership with ...

Science
Each of the following language is the complement of a simpler language. In each part, construct a DFA for the simpler language, then use it to give the state diagram of a DFA for the language given. In all parts  sigma={a,b} g. {w|w is any string that doesn't contain exactly ...

English
Posted by rfvv on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 9:39am. One of the don'ts is as follows. 1. Don't say bad words. 1-1. Don't use bad words. 2. Don't use bad language. 2-2. Don't say bad language. 3. Don't swear. 4. ___________ ------------------- Are they all grammatical? Do you ...

english
write each pronoun and identify its antecedent if it has one. what is the best way to get good seats for a concert? Check this dictionary definition to find the pronoun. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/what

Math
Sam had foreign stamps and local stamps. After giving 1/4 of his foreign stamps and 11 local stamps, he had an equal number of foreign and local stamps. How many local stamps did he have in the beginning? I got 32 for the answer by guessing and checking but what equation would...

Foreign language websites
I'm trying to compile a list of online foreign language dictionaries for one of my education classes. If you know of any free, reliable sites, please post them as a response. Thanks, Amy :) I searched Google under the key words "foreign language dictionary" to get these ...

dictionary
What does the italicized n stand for in a dictionary entry

foreign language
could you help me to translate this? It (the painting) sends the message that there is a deeper personality behind everyone than on the surface.

MATH
multiply 138* 29/46*7/9 give answer as a whole ormixed number????? this is a foreign language to me please help!!!

college admission
What are the foreign language requirements and how to get credit for them before attending for The Ohio State University?

Foreign Language Translation French
Le garcon n'a pas de stylo- does this mean "the boy does not have a pen?"

English
I urgently need you to revise the following sentences I have to include in an email. 1) Thank you for answering my last email and letting me know you are going to find another theme for our Comenius project with your French partner. 2) As I'm holding a meeting with my ...

math
Bella spent 4/7 of her money on a dictionary and 3 identical books. She spent 1/6 of the remainder on a journal that cost $7. How much did she spend on the dictionary and 3 books? If 3/8 of the cost of the dictionary was the same as 1/2 of the total cost of 3 books, how much ...

English
When you need to find a more precise word to express your meaning, the best place to check would be a: A. pocket dictionary. B. reference manual. C. thesaurus. D. dictionary of antonyms. C

math
Karen collects local and foreign coins. of the coins in her collection, 1/4 are foreign coins. Of the foreign coins,2/5 are from mexico What fraction of the collections are foreign coins that are not from mexico?

Foreign language
What is the spaninsh translation of "I ned a car and i need it fast because my aunt's sister's baby is about to be born!"

Business Law
Which of the following is provided under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act? A. rules for conflict resolution among DR-CAFTA members B. endowment of the president with powers to enter into treaties with foreign nations C. guidelines to govern suits against foreign nations ...

English
Here is my last paragraph for you to check. I left out the most important part, which we need to vary, bearing in mind that English must be the lingua franca. Do you think we should include "helping the pupils overcome their inhibitions" among the linguistic objectives? I will...

Business Law-- HELP
Which of the following is provided under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act? A. rules for conflict resolution among DR-CAFTA members B. endowment of the president with powers to enter into treaties with foreign nations C. guidelines to govern suits against foreign nations ...

Foreign Languages
Figue out my language! Clues- 1.We speak this language in Belguim 2.Belguim is in Europe 3.in my language yes is yah (yaah) 4.It starts with a flem 5.It ends with a ish Now try to figure out my language flemish correct but you spelled it wrong Thank you for using the Jiskha ...

foreign language
Idenitiy the Phrase used in the following sentence. Staci decided to visit her aunt and uncle during the summer

language
How does language allow self-reflection, organize perceptions, and allow hypothetical thought? Explain the connection between language and perception. Use a specific example to illustrate this connection.

English
One more question related to 'for' goes as follows. Thank you for your explanation. 11. The nice gift for my birthday was a dictionary. 12. A nice gift for my birthday was a dictionary. (Q1: Do we have to use 'the' or 'a' before 'nice gift' in the sentences? Q2: In #11 and #12...

Social Studies
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.

Language
What does denotation mean? The sound of a word when you read it The tone of a word in writing The dictionary meaning of a word The set of ideas associated with a word •• Correct me

Cre101
"All the great scientists have gone to college. Some of the great athletes have gone to college. Therefore, some great scientists are great athletes." This is an invalid argument. True? Bias can be recognized through___? a.use of poetic language b. dictionary definition c. ...

early childhood
The use of _______ characterizes the teacher's method of initiating and directing children's verbal responses in a format that can confuse children from non-mainstream cultures. A language modeling B. evencasts c. school language d. language conventions i choose a really not ...

English
I have to underline the dependent clause and tell whether it is an adjective, adverb, or noun. Can you help me with the following. If you sit down with a novel and a dictionary, you can refer to the dictionary often. Still what morph means remains the critical question.

english
any ideas on how to tesch young learners alphabet and prepositions?(they are foreign language learners)

language
What types of figurative language did MLK jr. use in 'Letter to Birmingham Jail'?

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