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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
December 17, 2012 by Shadow

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] forum...
November 27, 2008 by Anonymous

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] forum...
November 26, 2008 by Anonymous

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...
July 10, 2006 by Haydee

random question about writing
Im very bad at writing and my grammar is very bad too. can any writing tutor gave me tips to improve?
June 3, 2014 by Anonymous

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...
July 30, 2007 by Mandi

grammar
Brooke and Wilfred are two poets with opposing views, but it is important to notice that they both have something in common regarding their writing. is it writing or writings
March 12, 2009 by jen

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 ...
October 13, 2006 by Diana

Grammar
**The comparatives are surronded by () and the superlatives are surronded by <>. **Is this assignment wrote correctly? **Are than any grammar mistakes? Compare and contrast your abilities as an academic writer now as opposed to when you began at Axia College. Using four ...
May 24, 2011 by Angelina

Grammar
**The comparatives are surronded by () and the superlatives are surronded by <>. **Is this assignment wrote correctly? **Are than any grammar mistakes? Compare and contrast your abilities as an academic writer now as opposed to when you began at Axia College. Using four ...
May 24, 2011 by Angelina

HOMEWORK
PERSUASIVE WRITING ON TRANSPORTATION ARE TRAINS BETTER THAN THE BUSES? I can't wait to read what you wrote and help you with it. Sounds like a good topic. Here in Taiwan, we can get around the country in either a train or a bus fairly inexpensively and conveniently. I would ...
March 18, 2007 by RAVEN

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 ...
March 13, 2007 by Writeacher

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...
September 19, 2006 by michael

english
i am writing an essay on stained glass windows. they want me to write a Working Draft Outline of Research Report and a Working Draft Bibliography/Research Rept what do i do for these?? thanks in advance http://www.ipl.org/div/teen/aplus/ At this site, you'll find all kinds of ...
December 7, 2006 by cassidy

Early childhood
School-age children generally develop writing skills in which sequence? A.Expressive writing,expository writing,story B.Exposity writing,story writing,expressive writing. C.Expressive writing,story writing,expository. Story writing,expository writing,expressive writing
March 15, 2011 by kim

Grammar and Composition
1. The dialects of the Angles and the Saxons (is, ARE) ancestors of Modern English. 2. The Indians (LIVE, lives) on reservations. 3. I (LIKE, likes) playing such sports as basketball, football, and baseball. 4. The rules in the textbook (is, ARE) guidelines for using standard ...
October 16, 2009 by y912f

Grammar
Is this grammatically correct? "Writing—Novel Response #1."
February 10, 2014 by Anonymous

english
help on how to write a narrative like a first lecture in the university What are you trying to do? Write a story? Please be specific. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/narrative.htm http://my.powa.org/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=43 Writing a Story...
May 9, 2007 by milcah

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 ...
May 14, 2007 by SANCA

grammar
I have a sentence: langston hughes who lived from 1902 to 1967 read works by the great twentieth century midwestern poets vachel lindsay edgar lee masters and carl sandburg used their influence in writing his own poetry. Now I need help writing the parts of speech for the ...
March 2, 2008 by Sushinetavia

grammar
i am writing a 10 page essay on college and pro football. can anyone help?
January 28, 2008 by preston

writing
Can someone please help? Does this seem to be correct? o Identify which paragraph was more effective and analyze why this is so. o Include a discussion of sentence variety and the rhythm of the author’s writing. o Focus on the writing rather than the opinions presented. o ...
August 24, 2011 by Anonymous

grammar
Why is it important to use appropriate punctuation, including plurals and possessives, in your writing?
November 8, 2010 by cindy

grammar
Why do you need to use appropriate punctuation including plurals and progressives in writing
July 6, 2011 by CArlene

Grammar and writing
What is the adverb? Pete sometimes pretends he is strong, silent cowboy.
March 20, 2012 by Indyia

grammar
In what way will the recognition of writing patterns help you to grasp the main idea in a paragraph?
April 16, 2013 by Anonymous

grammar and writing
what is the adverb in this sentence: pete sometimes pretends he is a strong, silent cowboy.
May 2, 2011 by nancy

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.
March 31, 2007 by Tonya

report
oh no!!! i have a report on the Blarney castle in Ireland due tomorrow and i don't know how i should write it to make it sound good!!! what should i do to get it done?? i need a quick answer!!! help!!!!!!!! Here is the best site on the web on writing an essay...http://www....
November 1, 2006 by none

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...
July 22, 2006 by mubashir

Essay writing
Can u help me plz, i have to write an essay on "What is the place of animals in the lofe of Man?" Thank u :-) ... in the life of man -- ?? Here are a few websites that are excellent about leading you through the writing process in order to end up with a good essay: http://www....
February 8, 2007 by Ishani

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...
July 15, 2007 by Mandi

outline
I need help on constructing a persuasive speech outline. Do you know a good website that will show me how to do this? Thanks. Persuasion and argument are almost the same thing. The principles for writing an argument (essay or speech) are the same. http://www.powa.org/argument/...
December 1, 2006 by Anonymous

formal writing
Academic papers NEED to be formal so that your professors will take your ideas seriously. You need to be very organized and deliberate in presenting your ideas, and you need to follow all the "rules" of standard English grammar and usage. Here are two websites (among many) ...
June 14, 2005 by Writeacher

english-please revise
Question: What was your experience with the Center for Writing Excellence (CWE) in the past? In addition to the CWE, what other writing tools are available for revising a research paper? How can you become your own editor and look at your writing with a critical eye? Answer: I...
May 27, 2008 by rose- Ms. sue

English Grammar
1. I am writing up today's diary. 2. I am keeping today's diary. 3. I am writing down today's diary. 4. I am writing today's diary. Which expressions are correct? To make #s 1, 3, and 4 correct, you'd have to add the word "entry" after the word "diary." The expression is that ...
July 10, 2007 by John

writing
Can you tell me what type of essay I would be writing in response to this statement: "What, if anything, is significant about an issue--expressed in a claim?" My instructor told us to write an essay to this question. A "claim" is usually the term for the thesis statement when ...
October 18, 2006 by Diana

Grammar and Composition
I'm having trouble writing a sentence using the word accentuate It means to give emphasis to something
April 19, 2010 by y912f

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/...
July 22, 2006 by mubashir

English
I have to write a poetry analysis paper. I do not know how to start the first paragraph. Do I startwith telling the teacher what I'm writing on and then go into the different parts or should i take another approach? I'll give you some of the best links I've found. The first ...
April 20, 2007 by ABC

grammar
Dickens, as well as Trollope and Thackeray, were writing novels depicting English life and customs when Victoria was queen. What is the mistake in this sentence.
April 30, 2008 by John

business
n which part of writing process is it most important to know the rules of grammar and punctuation?A)Planning B)Gathering C) Revising D) Editing. i think it is d
September 27, 2010 by Anonymous

copm 170 english grammar
an instructional guide on the writing process for the future choose an effectiv formar for your job aid
January 21, 2012 by helping hand

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 ...
September 6, 2006 by Amber

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...
September 6, 2006 by Anita

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://...
October 18, 2006 by anesa

Writing
I am writing an introduction for a history fair project, my thesis is approved all I need to know is hoe my form of my introduction should go. You know where to put the thesis and where to start off and how to be a,b, and c where it needs to be. A good introduction, whether to...
February 23, 2007 by Beautiful

english
When considering the extent that Tolkien borrows the characters,objects and events from the ancient myths, there are a variety of evidences that Tolkien uses the elements of heroism, the precious treasure and the retaliation to create the fantasy story, The Hobbit. is this ...
October 10, 2006 by Mike

English
I'm pleased you can help me this week, too, Writeacher. Just a few things. 1) I've just had a parent-teacher meeting today. Some of my new students, whose grammar is very, very low and study very little complained about their bad marks in English. They are in their last year ...
March 12, 2012 by Henry

Composition
Can you please check this for any grammatical errors? Thank you for your help. Having been out of school for 15 years, I seem to have forgotten the fundamentals of grammar. Taking Composition and Communication 155 has helped me gain a better understanding of basic grammar and ...
June 3, 2011 by Tori

Grammar
Parallel construction in writing means using similar forms of words, phrases, or clauses in sentence patterns and structures. A) True B) False my answer is A
November 28, 2012 by Marie

english
Compare and contrast your abilities as an academic writer now as opposed to when you began at Axia College. Using four comparatives and four superlatives within your responses, explain what has led to these changes and what changes you will make in the future. When I began ...
October 29, 2010 by rene

Language
What is a pronou called that points out something? demonstrative http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm Scroll down. =)
March 14, 2007 by Lauryn

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
July 11, 2007 by eric

english
I need help with working with critical reviews. I need help starting my introduction. These are the guidelines: Begin your essay with an introductory paragraph. Include the title of the novel this essay is concerned with (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) and the author's ...
January 1, 2007 by anonymous

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...
October 20, 2006 by Kalli

english
Writing terms. Fill in the blanks. 1-final 9-topic 2-prewiting 10-introduction 3-idea 11-homonyms 4-conclusion 12-transition 5-voice 13-rough drapht 6-conventions 14-antonyms 7-persuasive 15-synonyms 8-organization -the( )writing trait judges your ability to divide your essay ...
May 30, 2010 by natalie

Grammar
I'm still really confused with this one; I posted it up a couple of days ago but never got the answer Is this a dangling modifier? To the victor goes the privelage of writing history. -MC
May 12, 2009 by mysterychicken

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: ...
October 17, 2006 by Tina

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 ...
October 17, 2006 by Kourtney

ethics
I need to start working on my class final i just started my class at WUO I have to do an autobiographical research paper on race in my community I just don't know where to start or how to start an autobiographical can someone give me ideas or help me with this. I want to do it...
October 7, 2006 by Jasmine

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. =)
February 22, 2007 by GIGI

Writing
You let grammar errors slip...even though this is supposed to be a draft, ...<<things like this get the readers attention "Cheating leads to the loss of decision making and mistrust.>> How is that sentence wrong?
August 2, 2013 by Anonymous

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 ...
July 4, 2007 by Mandi

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. =)
October 17, 2006 by Kalli

Grammar
Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are written ...
May 24, 2011 by Angelina

Writing/grammar
________ stories seemed unbelievable. A. Survivors B. Survivor's C. Survivors' D. Survivors's
October 19, 2011 by Stephanie

Google Search
Dear all, If you do not understand a science, math, writing, grammar, history, etc. problem, you can easily find the explanation of the concept you are struggling in on the internet or Google.
November 19, 2012 by mathtaculator

english/8
Writing terms. Fill in the blanks. 1-final 9-topic 2-prewiting 10-introduction 3-idea 11-homonyms 4-conclusion 12-transition 5-voice 13-rough drapht 6-conventions 14-antonyms 7-persuasive 15-synonyms 8-organization -the( )writing trait judges your ability to divide your essay ...
May 30, 2010 by natalie

English
Where are some good study sights for english? I have a test and would like an aid. English is a multi-faceted subject: Literature (poems, plays, novels, short stories), grammar, and writing. So you have to be much more specific. Focus on your notes you took. If you took none, ...
October 29, 2006 by Amanda

Writing
Help me please! My daughter is failing in the 4th grade with her writing. How can I help her improve her writing skills? She doesn't grasp what she reads fully because her writing doesn't match with what she reads. asahe leaves out crucial information and her spelling and ...
November 11, 2012 by Yolan

Writing
Im writing this paper on James M. Henslin Urban Legends. Can you help me in my writing? what were some of your opinions on this reading?
September 22, 2008 by Bryan

English, Hamlet
Statement one: "The woman in the play are wimps completely dominated by te men in theirs." Question one: Discuss this statement critically and show how this adds to the tragic effect of the play. Statement two: "Different conflict situations throughout the play involve all of ...
February 4, 2007 by Joal

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 ...
September 10, 2006 by Anonymous

english
punctuating sentences, adding subject/and or verb. I do not get it, I am lost with this assignment. I need help. 1. With five gallons of gas. 2. Because the store was closed. 3. For the seventh time. None of these three is a complete sentence. You need to add words to complete...
July 20, 2007 by Anonymous

Grammar
How Do I Work With Common And Proper Nouns? Common nouns name persons, places, things and ideas. Examples: man, friend, librarian, aunt, giraffe, ant, school, city, table, computer, beauty, religion, sadness. Proper nouns name specific persons, places, things, and ideas. ...
December 7, 2006 by Ashley

English
I learned that a noun has six functions. One of those funstions are, subject of a verb. Can you provide a defination 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
January 15, 2007 by Gina

Grammar...Writing
The name of the common error in the following sentenece? My answer is Dangling Modifier... Is that correct? Thank You 1.The dog that is man's best friend, is cat's worst enemy. There's no dangling modifier here. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm There should...
July 10, 2007 by Mandi

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 ...
July 22, 2006 by mubashir

English
Please track the errors by editing this passage of writing. This is an exercise for my English homework. I have made a couple of changes or editing to the writing piece already, but I am not sure if there are more editing that needs to be made. Also, please evaluate the ...
September 24, 2013 by Sara

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...
January 16, 2007 by Mia

writing process part 2
i need help on writing an eight sentence paragraph. i get a great idea(thought)about what to write and when i do start writing i freak out and go blank.
November 30, 2010 by kat

english
similarities and differences between college students coming from high school and students that are older and have more life experience First of all, what are YOUR ideas on this topic. Are you to write a comparison/contrast essay on it? If so, here are some webpages that will ...
October 12, 2006 by kareema

English
What is the purpose of prewriting in the writing process? A) to help polish your writing B) to find details to complete paragraphs C) to organize your thoughts within a draft D) to help develop a topic for writing
April 3, 2014 by Mike

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...
July 22, 2006 by mubashir

writing essay
What is the number one essay writing rule? A.Always write five paragraphs B.Always brainstorm before writing the essay C.start the writing essay the day it is assigned i got B
October 6, 2011 by ciara

COM 220
o What was your experience with the Center for Writing Excellence in the past? In addition to the College for Writing Excellence, what other writing tools are available for revising a research paper? · How can you become your own editor and review your writing with a critical ...
June 8, 2010 by tony

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. =)
February 19, 2007 by Anonymous

essay writing
Which of the following will help you produce clear and effective writing? A. Brainstorming before writing. B. A rubric that provides criteria. C. The style of your paper. D. A solid thesis statement. I chose D.
February 3, 2011 by elena

grammer
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...
November 21, 2006 by patti

Philosophy
What are the two formal fallacies? I remember being quite confused by all the specialized terminology, etc., in logic and philosophy classes, but there are things on this webpage that may help you: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/argument.htm The basics of ...
June 18, 2006 by selena

writing essays
Which of the following will help you produce clear and focused writing? A.Brainstorming before writing. B.A rubric that provides criteria. C.The style of your paper. D.A solid thesis statement. i got A what do you think
October 2, 2011 by ciara

essay writing
What is the number 1 essay writing rule? A.Edit and revise your essay. B.Always write five paragraphs. C.Always brainstorm before writing the essay. D.Start writing the essay the day it is assigned. .I CHOSE C.
October 8, 2009 by larry

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 =)
May 14, 2007 by J

writing sentences and paragraphs
you've applied for a specific job in your field of study .The human resources department arranges an interview and tells you to bring a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills
January 20, 2009 by tara

Need Homework Help
In the space provided, write a paragraph of cause and effect. You may use one of the topics below or one of your own choosing. Mention at least three causes and their three effects. - friendship as a two-way street - television and preschoolers - vitamin deficiency in ...
July 14, 2006 by Karissa

grammar
is this grammar correct? jacob my best friend belives that he is as smart as i am
October 27, 2011 by Anonymous

grammar
Is the grammar in the following sentence ok? For, surely, the paintings were created by people who were not so different than myself.
January 1, 2010 by Helen

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?
December 18, 2012 by Manny

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 "...
September 8, 2006 by vada

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