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English grammar
You're very welcome. This is an excellent website: It's easy to navigate by clicking on Index and finding what you need in the alphabetical listings.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 5:48pm by Writeacher

Yes, good connection you made! This index is a terrific place to look up grammar and usage terms that you need explanations for: This is, to me, the best grammar website out there! And... you're very welcome.
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 10:02pm by Writeacher

english double checking
This is also a really good and comprehensive website for all things grammar and usage! The INDEX is especially helpful when you are looking for something specific.
Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 12:48pm by Writeacher

Medical Billing and Coding
Fragment; make it into a COMPLETE sentences: Having the experience watching the care the hospital gave to my father-in-law during his stay was inspiring. Watch capitalization -- when you do and when you don't need capital ...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 9:39am by Writeacher

English grammar
Here are the kinds of things that need fixing: - fragments instead of complete sentences: - unnecessary repetition (redundancy): and http://grammar.ccc.commnet....
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:57am by Writeacher

There are these types of grammar/usage issues: subject-verb agreement: point of view problem: Get rid of all first and second person references. Run-ons, ...
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 10:00am by Writeacher

Differential diagnoses include: Diabetes, adult-onset Cholelithiasis, acute You don't use a colon after a verb. Endocarditis, subacuteTerry Brazelton, MD is an expert in pediatrics. What? If you need help with your ...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 12:27pm by Writeacher

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...
Monday, July 10, 2006 at 8:09pm by Haydee

English Grade 11 College
The content of what you have written looks fine. However, if you need to be paying attention to mechanical things, such as spelling, grammar, usage, there's lots of clean-up work to do.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 8:54pm by Writeacher

Pre-Dental Essay
Get rid of all instances of "you" and all its forms. Correct all run-ons. Use commas correctly. Use regular...
Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 1:17am by Writeacher

Is this supposed to be one paragraph? Why the separation after "injured"? You need to pay attention to comma uses: See especially #4 and #10 ... and to uses of the hyphen:
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 12:30am by Writeacher

Yes. One way is to use them as objects of a preposition. Scroll down and read the third paragraph in the section on Personal Pronouns. =)
Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 6:10pm by Writeacher

English is involved, but computer guru's assistance is needed for content. Use this index to help you with grammar/usage/writing questions:
Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 10:01am by Writeacher

This has nothing to do with agreement. As Ms. Sue said, this has to do with parallel construction, and "b" is the only sentence that's correctly written. Where are these questions coming from?
Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 9:07pm by Writeacher

The error is a form of run-on called a comma splice. There should be a semicolon after failure.
Monday, May 9, 2011 at 3:24pm by Ms. Sue

Sentence one is awkward, but correctly punctuated. Sentences two and three are incorrect. See #s 3 and 5.
Saturday, July 18, 2009 at 2:50pm by Writeacher

Here are some explanations. Then, as SraJMcGin said, you may post what you write, and we will be happy to help you, give you feedback, etc.
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 11:35pm by Writeacher

You're still guessing. Go back to the link I gave you in the previous post. Also, here's a list of prepositions so you can see why this guess is not correct:
Monday, June 15, 2009 at 1:57am by Writeacher

You might read this webpage (all of it) about compound words ... then let us know what you think.
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 5:39pm by Writeacher

One more comma is needed in #1. See #6 and let me know what you think about the second sentence.
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:02pm by Writeacher

Is this sentence a subject verb agreement? Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background. Please see #5.
Saturday, March 31, 2007 at 7:20pm by Tonya

Students also realize that a traditional college requires them to purchase numerous books however, online course provide the majority of their course materials within the virtual classroom. = Run-on studentis = 2 words The ...
Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 6:06pm by Writeacher

Jahnay -- it's a contraction, not a conjunction. All of you REALLY need to study up!!
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:50pm by Writeacher

Cortney is wrong. We do not use a comma before "because." Please study this site.
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 7:48pm by Ms. Sue

English grammar Read and study about subject-verb agreement. Then let me know what you decide.
Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 9:26pm by Writeacher

Here are the subjects and verbs. What do you think? 1. copy (and) magazine ~ has disappeared 2. Peggy (or) Phyllis ~ drive 3. Les (and) Miranda ~ is 4. muffler (but also) spark plugs ~ need
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 1:37pm by Writeacher

com 155
No, review those punctuation and capitalization rules again. You also have a run-on that needs to be fixed.
Friday, May 20, 2011 at 3:37pm by Writeacher

1. Use correct capitalization. 2. Put a space after every comma, period, or other punctuation mark. 3. Clarify all pronouns. For example, what is "it'"? 4. Work on ...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 2:31pm by Writeacher

grammar = good explanations and examples of infinitive phrases. = Excellent place to look up grammar and usage terms -- either to learn or to remember.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:04pm by Writeacher

You're right; it's a comma splice. There should be a semicolon after midline.
Monday, May 9, 2011 at 3:38pm by Ms. Sue

Fix all capitalization and punctuation problems, including fixing run-ons. Press the Enter key a couple of times between paragraphs -- surely this isn't one LONG paragraph! Then repost.
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 11:02pm by Writeacher

Bobpursley is correct. There are run-ons after "I AM" and "I CAN." In addition, the reference "their" in this sentence is incorrect since the noun that pronoun refers to is singular: "when a child relies on their own personal ...
Friday, April 11, 2008 at 11:10pm by Writeacher

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...
Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 1:22am by mubashir

language arts/computer Here's one. Choose the grammar or usage element you need to study, and at the bottom of each webpage are exercises and quizzes. For example, see this one on comma usage:
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 3:17pm by Writeacher

This page should be of help. If you need further help, please repost.
Friday, March 28, 2008 at 1:14pm by GuruBlue

#1 and #3 are correct. #2 is incorrect. You can review comma uses here:
Friday, October 21, 2011 at 2:17am by Writeacher

Your previous question was answered for you. Now it's your turn. Look through the types of clauses and let us know what you think.
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:25pm by Writeacher

Here's a good place to start: This is one of the best grammar/usage/writing websites I've found. The Index is the best way to find what you need.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 8:03am by Writeacher

Verbs fall into two main categories: Action verbs -- things you can DO ~~walk, talk, think, consider, believe, use, include, exclude ... Linking verbs -- forms of "to be" (am, are, is, was, were ... ) and a few others: http://...
Sunday, July 5, 2009 at 9:16pm by Writeacher

If the first two paragraphs are what you are supposed to correct, then go back and rethink it all. Here are some excellent links for punctuation lessons and examples: Commas: Index -- to look up everything else: http://grammar....
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:01am by Writeacher

Very good. Here are some specific webpages for you to use when you're writing or if you have this type of assignment again: Check out the charts, especially. Scroll ...
Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 8:57am by Writeacher

"in" is a preposition, not an adverb. Try putting some of these words in where they make good sense: very mostly fast later earlier rather quite best (and there are other examples in that linked webpage above)
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 9:49pm by Writeacher

Please understand that no one here will do your work for you. However, we will be happy to read over whatever you come up with and make suggestions and/or corrections. Adjectives: and
Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 1:48pm by Writeacher

But I still can't figure out why the instructor is calling modifier placement an agreement error. http://grammar...
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 12:22pm by Writeacher

The sentence is correct, but it's also wordy (has more words than needed). Better: I was also surprised that I was no longer frightened by the story in that book.
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 12:06am by Writeacher

It's both, I guess; technically, it's a comma splice.
Monday, May 9, 2011 at 2:18pm by Writeacher

I disagree. Study this webpage and let us know what you think.
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 3:52pm by Writeacher

Grammar Advisor Study this webpage, and then rethink your answers.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10:13pm by Writeacher

Sra is correct. There needs to be a comma after "bat" -- AND a capital letter at the beginning of every sentence! Comma use #3 --
Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 12:18am by Writeacher

Please don't type in all-caps. It's too hard to read, and it makes you seem as if you're SHOUTING at us!! Does the wheelchair have a fractured tibia?
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 2:34pm by Writeacher

No, the correct sentence is a. Semicolons are used to separate EQUAL things, primarily independent clauses. The words "worse yet" are simply transitional, as you said, but they do not make up a complete independent clause. Semicolons:
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 1:10am by Writeacher

Here are some grammar/usage topics you need to review: Subject-verb agreement: Indirect questions (how the verbs should be phrased): Then repost. =)
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 8:12am by Writeacher

First of all, you need to write all sentences with proper capitalization and end punctuation, too. Scroll down and read #5 carefully. Then re-think your answers. I'll wait for you.
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 8:53am by Writeacher

grammar help
Go through and make sure that EVERY sentence ends with a period (or other correct end punctuation). When you have done that, you'll be ready to consider other things.
Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 4:10pm by Writeacher

There are no correct answers in #1 -- all are comma splices. I disagree with your choice for #4. I agree with your choices for the others.
Friday, October 21, 2011 at 3:00am by Writeacher

English 12
1. Put capital letters in the right places. 2. Make sure subjects and verbs match (agree) with each other. 3. Use commas in the right places.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 12:29am by Writeacher

com 140
You're pretty much on the right track. How formal does this assignment response need to be? If I were you, I'd go through it, sentence-by-sentence, from the bottom up -- and make sure you have no run-ons or fragments. http://...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 1:36pm by Writeacher

Grammar Answer Check
If it's about conjunctions, I'm so rusty on different kinds of conjunctions that I'd probably just mess you up.
Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 7:48pm by Ms. Sue

Grammar and Composition - Please help!
Check here -- -- and fix all of the following problems: run on sentences incorrect uses of hyphens correct uses of commas wordiness vs conciseness
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 9:37am by Writeacher

english Click on INDEX and then on Capitalization to learn more.
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 1:45pm by Writeacher

Grammar basic English Read through the prepositions in the paragraph here (prepositions are highlighted), and then let us know what YOU THINK.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 12:23am by Writeacher

1. This is very confusing: Who is "his"? Hamlet? or the ghost? Also the last clause is very awkward. Try again with this one. 2. ... he arranges a performance of "The ...
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 5:37pm by Writeacher

composition and communication 1
When you are referring to writing elements, you are undoubtedly supposed to consider sentence structure, sentence variation, choice of words (too casual, too technical, etc.), etc.
Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 7:26pm by Writeacher

Cultural diversity 2
Read through what I posted before, and then check these webpages: Then go through your paper and consolidate as many sentences as possible, getting rid of wordiness ...
Friday, April 3, 2009 at 11:59pm by Writeacher

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] ...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 7:50pm by Anonymous

I see run-ons, fragments, and comma errors all over the place. Find and fix all those, and then repost.
Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 12:54pm by Writeacher

DrWLS is correct -- it's 2a. Read #4.
Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 9:41pm by Writeacher

1. Mr and Mrs Lopez's plane tickets, incidentally, were found in the lobby. 2. Look, you've been unusually late all week, and I must take action. (compound sentence; needs comma before the conjunction) See #s 2, 3, and 4.
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 5:04pm by Writeacher

Add capital letters in all the correct places. Put punctuation in all the correct places. and and <what do you ...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 7:38am by Writeacher

Comprehensive Grammar
10, 11, 16, 17, 24, and 25 are incorrect. http://owl.english.purdue...
Monday, October 13, 2008 at 5:29pm by Writeacher

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
Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 12:53am by mubashir

English Grammar
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here's a site that explains it well:
Friday, March 21, 2008 at 9:49am by SraJMcGin

In this sentence, "What" is the subject and "song" is the predicate noun (also called predicate nominative).
Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 8:46pm by Writeacher

Quick Opinion
If you want it phrased better (and grammatically correctly) -- Have you ever known someone who has attempted or committed suicide? 1. Wordiness hinders your reader/listener from understanding what you are really asking. Aim for concise phrasing.
Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 10:10am by Writeacher

Com 155
You're comparing TWO things; therefore, you need to use "more" not "most." "compared to paragraph one" is redundant (repetitive); delete it. Several commas are missing.
Friday, April 22, 2011 at 4:33pm by Writeacher

effective essay writing
Here are some websites that will give you some ideas to use as YOU write up YOUR assignment:
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 7:12pm by Writeacher

English 2
No, it's not. Fix all the fragments: Learn the difference between hyphens and dashes, not only what they look like but how each is to be used: and http://grammar.ccc....
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 3:57pm by Writeacher

English (Proofreading)
Once you have taken out all the unnecessary words, you'll know where to place punctuation if you decide to put them back in.
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 5:21pm by Writeacher

Writing (Writeacher and/or Ms. Sue)
"I, personally" = redundant. Does "I" refer to anyone except you??? Go through the rest of what you've written, get rid of any repetition (redundancy) and wordiness, and make sure there are no more contradictions. http://...
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:35pm by Writeacher

1. correct 2. my = correct; will follow up = the verb, yes. This is an example of what are called Phrasal Verbs: 3. correct; and yes, "present" is a noun. 4. "on" is not a conjunction.
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 8:26pm by Writeacher

Think about the uses of a colon. Do you see colons more often than periods, commas, apostrophes, or semicolons?
Monday, June 6, 2011 at 11:41am by Ms. Sue

Written communications
Check for fragments and run-ons ... and fix them. and Rephrase to get rid of all instances of "you" and any of its forms. Everything else is fine.
Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 8:13pm by Writeacher

Proper Grammar In the US, before (or inside) the closing quotation mark. And please remember -- it's spelled grammar.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 2:21pm by Writeacher

English grammar
John, here is a great site with a good explanation.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 2:51pm by GuruBlue

ENGLISH Types of business writing
Please review the following: (both for where commas belong and where they do not) (find and fix any/all run-ons) Repost when you've fixed these types of things.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 1:06pm by Writeacher

It's a compound-complex sentence, and it needs one comma added. Can you see where? "...has a need to feel accepted and being cared about..." This part needs to have parallel form. How will you fix it? http://...
Friday, January 13, 2012 at 10:13am by Writeacher

Language Arts
Use "lies" and "sits." and See #162 and 163 and the chart for lie/lay See #225 for sit/set
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 9:03am by Writeacher

com 170
Please understand that no one here will write your sentences for you. Once you have written them up, you're welcome to repost if you want someone to read them over for you. Personal pronouns: I, me, my, mine you, your, yours he, him, his she, her, hers we, us, our, ours they, ...
Monday, January 3, 2011 at 6:49pm by Writeacher

Here's a webpage on dangling modifiers and how to correct them: I just don't see anything like this in that sentence.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 7:49pm by Writeacher

It's been too long... someone please help - 4th grade grammar, simple and complete subjects in sentences. This webpage should help immensely. Just remember that the complete subject is the simple subject plus all its ...
Wednesday, September 6, 2006 at 8:53pm by Amber

Yes, for parallel construction purposes.
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 7:56pm by Writeacher

Yes -- it emphasizes a contrast. See #7.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 12:38pm by Writeacher

Study this page. Then repost.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 2:46pm by Writeacher

#1 - An additional comma is needed. #2 - Yes, there needs to be a comma after "department," but not for pause! That's not a good reason! See #4. There also needs to be a hyphen between "order" and "processing."
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 10:56pm by Writeacher

English grammar Use this index to look up the explanations you need. Look up these things: verb tenses and uses different pronoun and antecedent topics
Monday, January 9, 2012 at 12:28pm by Writeacher

Improving writing assignment
Here are a couple of webpages to help you deal with wordiness and pronouns & antecedents: and
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 5:55pm by Writeacher

JC's question -- Scroll down about 1/3rd of the way until you see this very sentence used in a question.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:50pm by Writeacher

GRAMMAR Technically, #1 is not a run-on because all the clauses are joined by some kind of conjunction. However, it's WAY too long and needs to be divided into at least two sentences. #2 is correct, even though it reads terribly!! It ...
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 9:50pm by Writeacher

There is one SUBORDINATING conjunction in this sentence: What do you think?
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 6:15pm by Writeacher

Grammar Read and study the first section here, where the uses for infinitive phrases are explained and examples are given. Then give these your best try. We'll check your work.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 6:57pm by Writeacher

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