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Writing comunication
An effectively written sentence usually: a. starts with (it is )or (there are) to keep the beginnings similiar. b. includes passive construction that makes sentenced direct. c. ends with a direct object to provide readers with closure. d. used active voice with a clear subject...

Grammar
Is this sentence a subject verb agreement? Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm Please see #5.

english
Which one of the following sentences is punctuated correctly. A. I saw so many of my friends, that I knew from high school. B. Work was especially hard today,I had to train someone new to the job. C. I often carry a cell phone with me, it helps if someone is trying to reach me...

grammar
CheckPoint: Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint • Resources: Appendix F; A Pocket Style Manual; designated Exercise Central practice exercises on grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and writing; and the Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint exercises • Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] ...

english
Suppose you are exploring a subject for a composition. Which one of the following methods would help you find relationships among various aspects of a subject. A. Journaling B. Freewriting C. Pentad D. Listing http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/...

grammar
It's been too long... someone please help - 4th grade grammar, simple and complete subjects in sentences. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/subjects.htm This webpage should help immensely. Just remember that the complete subject is the simple subject plus all its ...

English
what is the preposition, conjunction, and artical of these sentances? 1. Stan enrolled in the driving course, and he looked forword to his first lesson. 2. He read a book of instructions or rules of the road. 3.Then, He practiced all the driving instructions with an instructor...

literacy
can u plz give me 10 connectives and 10 sentences with them e.g:ALTHOUGH i love ice cream.i'm only allowed it once a week will u be done by tommorow? AND PLZ MAKE IT SNAPPY!!!!!! http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conjunctions.htm#subordinating_conjunctions and http://...

Language
What is a pronou called that points out something? demonstrative http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm Scroll down. =)

english
can somebody give me an example of a pronoun http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm Many examples are given here. =) thank you writeacher

Question
What,if anything,is wrong with this sentence? An appeals court ordered the money returned,however,the IRS didn't comply. A. PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED SENTENCE B. LACKS PARALLEL PARTS C. DANGLER D. COMMA SPLICE I THINK THE CORRECT ANSWER IS: (B)LACKS PARALLEL PARTS AM I CORRECT? No...

Please help----
When it requires de-emphasis, non-essential material in a sentence is set off by a what? pair of parentheses or a colon THANK YOU!!! Here are explanations for the uses of these marks of punctuation: Colon: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm Parentheses: ...

Grammar
Which sentence is correctly punctuated. 1. The cost, and size of computers are decreasing, almost as rapidly as processing power is increasing. 2. Database management systems were originally large, unwieldly, and ready to use. 3. A factory closing means the community loses ...

Grammar...Writing
Hello, Does the following sentence contain a relative clause? The audience applauded the ambassador, who spoke for one-half hour. Thank You http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm Scroll down a bit and read about relative clauses. What are the words they begin with...

Emglish
Subject-Verb Agreement 1. Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm Scroll down and read #5. Then let me know what you think, and I'll give you feedback. =)

Language...Grammar
Can you tell me which one of these contains a prepositional Pharse? Thank You 1. With the proper help, they'll complete the project early. 2. Running all the way, he got there early. 3. They sang it, and sang it again. Thanks A lot. Only one of these sentences includes a ...

grammar
what is parrallel structure? Parallel structure is making sure that all parts of a series or other sentence constructions are using nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc., in the same order. There are some excellent examples here: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm...

English
After which word should you place a comma? All of us are very eager to see the presentation and we particularly look forward to the question period. It's a compound sentence. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Read section 2. Then let me know what you think. =)

grammar
In the sentence "He is afraid of the night", what part of speech is night?? He = subj is = verb afraid = pred adjective of = preposition the = article night = ___________ (What completes a prepositional phrase?) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/prepositions.htm Let me ...

English
I'm not a native speaker of English so I have grammar problems. What are some ways that I can improve my grammar? Do reading grammar book help? Also, is there any way to improve my writing beside writing more? Thank you

english
In which one of the following sentences is the subject-verb agreement correct. A. The sound of the waves are drowning out their cries for help. B. Either Jim or I am going to the convention. C. Neither Carol nor her children is coming to the reunion. D. There is too many ...

English
How does one explain the difference in usage between "I am going to go get it." and "I will go and get it." Correct terms, please, to help a foreign student. I am going = present progressive tense I will go and get = future tense, compound verb to get = infinitive form =) http...

ponctuation, mechanisme, and writing
CheckPoint: Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint • Resources: Appendix F; A Pocket Style Manual; designated Exercise Central practice exercises on grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and writing; and the Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint exercises • Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] ...

english
In which one of the following sentences is the possessive used correctly. A. The boy's basketball team plays every friday. B. Their's is the first bus to arrive at school every morning. C. The childrens' activity period lasts 15 minutes. D. Carl's and Sara's schoolbooks are on...

Com 120
I looking for the comma splice http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm#splice Here's an explanation of what a comma splice is and some examples, as well as how to fix them. Please re-post if you have specific questions. =)

English Ms Sue
The last thing on my final is a paragraph I had to write, Using correct spelling and correct grammar, write a paragraph of five related sentences that discuss your experience in the English Grammar course. Using all four sentence types. Will you proof read for me? Alas, Lord, ...

English
I learned that a noun has six functions. One of those funstions are, subject of a verb. Can you provide a definition of, "subject of a verb." This site will give you an excellent definition and good examples. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/subjects.htm Thank-you

Question
Do you the different comma's? I don't know what your exact question is, but here is a webpage that includes excellent explanations and examples for the different comma uses: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm =)

Grammar
my teacher says i have remarkably poor grammar i need help

grammar
is this grammar correct? jacob my best friend belives that he is as smart as i am

grammar
Is the grammar in the following sentence ok? For, surely, the paintings were created by people who were not so different than myself.

English Grammar
Is this correct grammar? If you have accomplished what you aimed to do, are you not as equally successful, as the next person?

grammar
fourthly,he went fishing with his pal. correct grammar.

grammar
if your baby does not like cold apple juice, it should be heated. I not sure where the dangling modifier is in this sentence. I think it is fine the way it is. could you help me The problem is the word "it" -- does that word refer to the baby or to the apple juice? Since "...

English
In the sentence... Paul often wrote poems in the evening. He also began to write a play titled "Saul" Would the period go in front of the quotation mark or after? Thanks for all your help! In front of the closing quotation mark. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/...

grammar
hello. is this statement correct in grammar: i think something is weird at this picture, but i can't seem to find it. thank you in advance.

English
Do you guys do grammar check on like a paragraph. I am writing a letter to the principle and I want to have proper grammar. Thank you.

english
what is an interjection? Try www.dictionary.com what key would you use forlesson7-1 homework helper online I wish someone would answer my question the telling me to look it up!!!!!!!!!!! what question????????????????????? what question????????????????????? to JULIE http://...

English Com
Does this sentence have a dangling modifier? Ironing out all wrinkles, the pants looked much more presentable. Yes, again. It reads as if the pants had ironed out all the wrinkles!! =) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm Here's an excellent webpage to help you...

Grammar
Another grammar question from me... I need help understanding gerund phrases. I know the meaning and everything there is just no easy way for me to spot them..any help for me? Thanks -MC

grammar
comprehension grammar checkpoint for com 150

grammar
I was graduated last March 2011. Is this a correct grammar?

grammar
Is saying "she's sitting in back of me" poor grammar.

English
In this sentence, where do the commas go: Again I ask you implore you to help me Mr. Janus. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm In here, pay special attention to introductory elements, parenthetical elements, and nouns of address (at the end of #4). Let me know ...

English
Bobpursley is correct. And here's a webpage that will give you some guidelines and specific words: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm =) Does anyone know if a persuasive paper has to have a transition word at the beginning of a paragraph???? Please let me ...

english
Which one of the following sentences containes an unnecessary comma. A. We had to decide among steak, lobster, and pork roast. B. Before we could enter the building, we had to show our identification badges. C. The car that was used as a demonstration in the race, is owned by ...

grammar
I'm not used to the system here, could Ms. Sue check my 10:03 grammar question when she gets a chance? I would be so grateful. I am going to be up late anyway!

Subject-Verb Agreement
Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background. First of all, decide what the subject(s) is (are); then you will be able to decide if the verb needs fixing, and how. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr....

ENGLISH (LANGUAGE ARTS)
REcognizing Antecedents http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns.htm http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_pronuse.html And others: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=recognize+antecedent+grammar =)

sentence
The United States is not a democracy, it is a Republic. The United States is a democracy because the people elect its leaders. democracy Can someone help me understand how to use this word in a sentence? Correction of the run-on (comma splice): ... democracy. It ... http://...

english
how do you write an evaluation? What kind of evaluation are you referring to? Job evaluation? Evaluation of literary work? Or what? If you're referring to a literary evaluation, here's a webpage that may help: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/review.htm Be ...

english
I am writing an essay where I am supposed to write sentences that demonstrate "series of three" using parallel structure. What is that? Here are some examples: For breakfast this morning, I ate scrambled eggs, bacon, and toast. Janie, Sam, and Mariah are my closest friends. My...

english 1
When should you place a colon? Usually, the colon is used when you have made a statement and then you write specifics (often as a series) after the statement. There are good explanations and examples here: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm One thing to ...

english desperate
Are these corret! tahnk you so much review for test! are my answers correct 1. Several people listened, but nobody voluntered??? simple 2. Gina and dave picked the wild flowers, and we arranged them???simple 3. Snow fell: winter was now upon us?? compound 4. Mrs Smith may be ...

WRITING
Can you give me a example of a compound-complex sen. with two dependent clauses? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm This webpage discusses various types of clauses and how they fit together into different kinds of sentences. A compound-complex sentence has two ...

English 101
My question is to correct the faulty parallelism.How can we do that. "The streets were not only too steep but also were too narrow for anything other than pedestrian traffic." The structure is parallel. Perhaps the second were isn't needed. Please check back here because ...

fused sentence
The creature sat upright andtugged at the shackles binding his ankles, frankenstein uttered a piercing scream. We will be happy to critique your correction to this fused sentence. Fused sentence, comma splice (which is what this is), or run-on -- they're all the same -- two ...

English
Are these sentences correct: The littel boy handed Santa a list that said he wanted: a truck, a train, and a million dollars. Her mind flew so quickly-she had so much to remember-that she forgot to stop at the light First sentence: ~~correct the spelling of "little" ~~delete ...

French Grammar
I have sixteen pages of grammar, I am lost! Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. First of all, what is the textbook, author, chapter, etc. Without any examples of what you are to do, how do you expect us to help you?

language arts
need study sites for pronouns, propers nouns, adverbs, verbs, nouns. THNX :) http://members.cox.net/lenco1/grammarpractice/ http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Go into Word & Sentence Level for different specific grammar issues--most all of which have quizzes at the bottom...

Axia
The creature sat upright and tugged at the shackles binding his ankles, Frakenstein uttered a piercing scream I'm not sure what you are asking here, but if it's about the construction or any errors in what you've typed in, here goes: That is not a grammatically correct ...

english grammar
pls.check my english grammar if it is correct usage. i remeber when i was at my young age i was always doing all the i could.

English
Is there a site where it can accurately check grammar? I use the the Word grammar/spell check, and it still messes up at times :/ thanks much!

Grammar
Another quick question about grammar... "...two large single stranded DNA, which have a low viscosity" (would it be have or has????)

3 grade grammar
Is the grammar correct not sure if there should be an apostrophe after the s in dads Mother planned a surprise party for Dads birthday.

grammar not grammar
Driving me crazy

reading/english
Identify the pronouns(s)andin the following sentenceas personal,reflexive,intensive,demonstrative, interrogative,relative or indefinite. James designedthe building himself Please note that we don't do students' homework for them. Our tutors try to give you the information to ...

English
Do you understand why "defines" is correct? Even though "Baskin-Robbins" appears to be plural (with the -s on the end), it's singular because it's the name of one company. Therefore, the verb needs to have the third-person-singular ending (-s) when in present tense. http://...

grammar
please help me if this is correct in grammar. please correct so that i will know the correct grammar. 1.Anyone have done this experience before.

English
How do you determine the correct verb in a compound subject sen.? What is the best way to determine the correct verb? plez help!:/ Simple sentence with compound subject: Jack and Jill ran up the hill. Compound subject = Jack, Jill Verb = ran The verb is the verb, no matter if ...

GRAMMAR
Correct Punctuation, Spelling, Grammar etc. 1. Here's the slice of cake you asked for. 2. You should always check your grammar, spelling, and punctuation when transcribing. 3. He denies any fever, chills, night sweats, and weight loss. 4. Since the previous scan the patient ...

ENGLISH
hi i need a paragraph not instructions on introduction paragraph No one here will write your paragraph for you. Only you can do that. Once you have one written, please post it and someone here will critique your work. http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/intro.html http://...

English
Is the following sentence a complex sentence? As a result of showing my gregarious personaity, I have many friends. No, it's not complex. Before the comma, there needs to be a clause, not a phrase. Did you find my correction below?? Let me know how you decide to correct this...

writing...grammar
Hello, Which sentence contains a dangling modifier? 1. When the storm began to abate, we went home. 2. By the light of the moon, I tripped over a rock. 3. The dog that is man's best friend is cat's worst enemy. I don't see any dangling modifiers in here. Here are some websites...

grammar
Ms.writeacher, I'm sorry i was just trying to ask to verify in the grammar if that was what you were referring to. My apologies to you. thank you for your responce . No problem. I just wanted to make sure you found my other responses. =)

English Grammar check
Can you please check this for grammar thank you!! Thank you, for all that you have done and continue to do for me.It means the world to me, that you haven't given up on trying to help me. More importantly, thank you for always believing in me.

Language
Break and thing are examples of what kind of verbs (not "action") Verbs can be in any of the following categories: ~linking or action ~active or passive ~transitive or intransitive Break can be an action, active, and transitive verb. Thing is not a verb. http://grammar.ccc....

English
Is the following sentence still a run-on sentence/or is there grammar errors...Grammar quizzes can be tough, there is a lot to learn and it is hard to remember. I find that it gets easier with practice.

grammar
Sometimes it took days until I could pull out the artifact that had staring me in the face, and not doing so beforehand had taken much patience and self control. Is the grammar correct?

English
Is the following sentence still a run-on sentence/or is there grammar errors...Grammar quizzes can be tough, there is a lot to learn and it is hard to remember. I find that it gets easier with practice. Thank you in advance for your help.

grammar
odd question... "I longingly gazed at my tan lined ring finger, and somehow knew: he’s proud." i am trying to edit that sentance, does it make sense? As in does the grammar make it flow?

english
hi just wondering if someone could give me tips on dangling modifiers. Thanks Here are some websites with good explanations and examples: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_dangmod.html http://englishplus.com/...

grammar
Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. To enter your answer, click next to the number and begin typing. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Dangling Modifiers

grammar
Does this sentence has voice issues? The ball was hit by the boy. Plz help explain The ball was hit by the boy. This sentence is in PASSIVE VOICE; that is, the subject is not doing the action of the verb. (Subject = ball; verb = hit) It would be better to put the whole idea ...

grammar
I'm not sure if the following sentenced are correct with the grammar: 1.Here (is/are) Janice and Jessie. 2. The anguish of the victims (has/have) gone unnoticed. 3. Neither of the lawyers are/is willing to take the case. 4. Each of those dresses is/are beautiful 5.the majority...

critical thinking
what is the rhetorical device for: What is the difference between "sugar free" and "no sugar added"? sugar free means no sugar at all and non sugar added means it has natural sugar nd they don't add any extra bob do you know what the rhetorical device used is? comparison/...

english
how can this sentence be corrected "The ball was hit by the boy." The sentence was not incorrect in the first place, but it was in passive voice, and both bobby and Kayse have turned it around and put it in active voice. It's always MUCH better to write in active than passive ...

English
(Grammar quizzes can be tough. There is a lot to learn, so it's hard to remember. I find that it gets easier with practice.) Does the above sentence have any grammar errors. Please help me I am horrible in english and need to pass this class thank you in advance.

English / Grammar Check
Can you please tell me if this sentence is in formal language and the grammar is correct? In the novel Manhattan Transfer, manifestation of the fake social face occurs. The characters use masks, because they have trouble trying to find their real self.

English
Diagram these sentances: 1Maggie woke me up with her silly crying. 2Darby cried, too. 3I awoke quickly. 4What was the matter? 5The hungery dogs barked and ran into the kitchen. Here are two wonderful websites that will help you with diagramming: http://members.cox.net/teachro...

English
Punctuating Sentences With five gallons of gas. This is not a complete sentence. Once you write a complete sentence, please repost and we'll help you with punctuation, if necessary. =) With five gallons of gas the car will run. Now it's a complete sentence -- and you need a ...

English
Which sentence contains words in italics that form a gerund phrase? A. The laughing boy sat down. (Laughing is the italic word B. An interesting novel provides good entertainment. ( Interesting is the italic word) C. Winning the race demanded speed and endurance. (Winning is ...

grammar
How would u use grammar in the future: pronoun, adjectives, verbs, and subject. I know how to use them just don't know how to explain on paper for the future

To: Anonymous; Re: GRAMMAR TEST
I've removed your 50-question final grammar test. You posted none of your answers, so obviously you're looking for answers and not help. The Jiskha Forum's purpose is to HELP students with homework. We do not do assignments or tests.

English (grammar)
Hi. I just want to ask if the statement below is grammatically correct: " I'll keep up what I can do for other people. " I think the thought of the statement can be understood, but I'm not sure if the grammar is correct (or the words are like jumbled). Help please. Thank you. :)

Help please--English
How would you punctuate this sentence correctly? Little Rock Arkansas was the scene of tragedy and strife. Should I place a comma after the word Arkanas? Should I place a comma after the word tragedy? Comma after Little Rock and another comma after Arkansas. http://grammar.ccc...

Grammar
Is this correct grammar? Sarah has 6 oranges. Ted has 7 oranges. How many oranges do they have altogether?

writing
Can you explain the differences in these terms, and the function they serve when writing an essay? thesis and thesis statement central reasoning and central relationship The thesis is your central idea, your main idea, the point you are trying to prove in your paper. The ...

english
which sentence contains a predicate noun? Hoover will lead the group hike on sunday He plans to leave Lookout Point He is an expert on the plants of the region He tells hikers about animals too To have a predicate noun in a sentence, you must also have a linking verb, not an ...

English
We were supposed to label every word in these sentences, but some of them were kind of confusing: The process is a method using heat and cold. I know that "the" is article adj., "process" is subject, a article adj, "and" is a conjunction , but what is the rest. He showed ...

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