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That sounds right. I've noticed that the words that came into modern English from middle or old English or earlier have these little quirks. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/prepositions.htm This is an extensive discussion about prepositions - what to use, when to ...
Friday, March 4, 2011 at 12:28am by Writeacher
college -- English grammar
Your subject is English grammar. A vague pronoun is a pronoun whose antecedent is not clear. Check this site for examples. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_pronuse.html
Friday, January 23, 2009 at 7:45pm by Ms. Sue
You're very welcome. This is an excellent website: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ 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
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
Monday, December 17, 2012 at 9:35pm by Shadow
english double checking
This is also a really good and comprehensive website for all things grammar and usage! http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ The INDEX is especially helpful when you are looking for something specific.
Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 12:48pm by Writeacher
english grade 12
in the poem grammar poem by Rita Wong list three different metaphors used to describe english and english grammar. do you agree with her assesment and why
Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 1:42am by sherry
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.
Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 6:35pm by jessie
#2 is the better of the two, yes. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/determiners/determiners.htm Here is an excellent webpage from a college in Connecticut that explains the uses of articles in English.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 10:20am by Writeacher
DrWLS is right. The only other thing I'd add is that there needs to be a comma after "British army" in #1. That's a compound sentence, and this is one of the PRIMARY comma uses in English. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm See #2 here.
Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 10:31am 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: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm
Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 10:01am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm Read and study about subject-verb agreement. Then let me know what you decide.
Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 9:26pm by Writeacher
10, 11, 16, 17, 24, and 25 are incorrect. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm#irregular http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns.htm http://owl.english.purdue...
Monday, October 13, 2008 at 5:29pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Click on INDEX and then on Capitalization to learn more.
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 1:45pm by Writeacher
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 = ...
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at 9:34am by Mia
Read about sequence of tenses and any other aspects of verb tenses in English here: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm Then revise your sentences and post them -- but post them only once please!
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 9:50am by Writeacher
Ask not what your grammar can do for you; but what you can do for your grammar. Nice balanced parallel structure. Could it have been stated otherwise with the same impact? So impact and retention are keywords in your answer.
Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 4:38pm by bobpursley
Try these. http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENUS314&q=english+grammar+test&aq=2&oq=English+grammar+
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 10:42pm by Ms. Sue
I'll give you American English terms. I'm not sure of British English terms for these things. 1. ... a box of detergent. 2. ... dish-washing soap or ... dish-washing liquid 3. The antecedents for the different uses of "they" need to be clarified. http://...
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 9:42am by Writeacher
Grammar basic English
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/prepositions.htm 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
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here's a site that explains it well: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/determiners/determiners.htm
Friday, March 21, 2008 at 9:49am by SraJMcGin
Here are the kinds of things that need fixing: - fragments instead of complete sentences: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/fragments.htm - unnecessary repetition (redundancy): http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm#redundancy and http://grammar.ccc.commnet....
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:57am by Writeacher
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. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 8:54pm by Writeacher
John, here is a great site with a good explanation. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/determiners/determiners.htm
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 2:51pm by GuruBlue
english double checking
#5 - The only correction to make is to change "will" to "would." Perhaps reading about conditional sentences (If this ... then that...) will make more sense: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conditional.htm #7 - This makes no sense. Of course it's...
Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 12:48pm by Writeacher
These sites have excellent explanations. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_clause.html http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 12:15pm by Ms. Sue
Bobpursley is correct. There are run-ons after "I AM" and "I CAN." http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm In addition, the reference "their" in this sentence is incorrect since the noun that pronoun refers to is singular: "when a ...
Friday, April 11, 2008 at 11:10pm by Writeacher
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. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 11:02pm by Writeacher
Fix all run-ons. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm Include all citations correctly. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ Check to make sure ALL modifiers (including adverbs) are where they should be in your sentences. http://grammar.ccc.commnet....
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 3:29pm by Writeacher
This is not a phrase; it's a sentence. I see one of English's IRREGULAR verbs: "become." http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm#irregular
Friday, October 30, 2009 at 10:53pm by Writeacher
(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.
Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 12:53am by Angelina
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: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Index -- to look up everything else: http://grammar....
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:01am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm 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
I don't know that there are whole books for this purpose. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Go here, though, and read through and study all the subtopics in the Paragraph Level and the Essay & Research Paper Level sections.
Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 12:41pm by Writeacher
Here's a good place to start: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sentences.htm#sentence_types This is one of the best grammar/usage/writing websites I've found. The Index is the best way to find what you need. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 8:03am 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: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm Check out the charts, especially. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/prepositions.htm ...
Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 8:57am by Writeacher
There are these types of grammar/usage issues: subject-verb agreement: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm point of view problem: Get rid of all first and second person references. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/subject_object.htm Run-ons, ...
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 10:00am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Click on the Word & Sentence Level menu and scroll until you find the section on Punctuation. Then it'll depend on which marks of punctuation you need help with. Commas are the most tricky, but there's help here for ...
Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 9:47pm by Writeacher
Is this supposed to be one paragraph? Why the separation after "injured"? You need to pay attention to comma uses: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm See especially #4 and #10 ... and to uses of the hyphen: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 12:30am 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. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 11:35pm by Writeacher
Here are some grammar/usage topics you need to review: Subject-verb agreement: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm Indirect questions (how the verbs should be phrased): http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/question.htm#indirect Then repost. =)
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 8:12am by Writeacher
To Marjorie, Hi my name is Leslie - are you taking Medical Transcription I am taking MT and these grammar questions look familiar - where are you in the course - (because grammar comes up in several modules)
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 12:18am by Leslie-To:Writeacher
English (Critique my essay!)
Check for fragments; make them complete sentences. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/fragments.htm You have quotations in there without citations. Where did you get the quotations? Each one needs to be cited (that is, tell the source). http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/...
Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 5:22am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm This website has very good explanations and examples of when to use commas and when not to use them. Without specific examples from you, it's difficult to tell you much more than this.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 1:28pm 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
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/intros.htm Once YOU get YOUR introduction written, feel free to re-post if you want someone to read it over for you.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:25am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm There are several reasons. Study the categories here, and post sentences you have questions about.
Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 9:44pm by Writeacher
No need for "the" in this sentence. Sunlight is one of those non-count nouns, so "the" is not correct here. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/noncount.htm
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 4:29am by Writeacher
English (Comma Question)
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Read through the examples here and let us know what you think. Concentrate on #s 2 and 3.
Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 6:27pm by Writeacher
Remember not to be wordy! Too many convoluted sentences will turn your readers off right away! http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 6:15pm by Writeacher
No. Here are some compound words: bedspread cookbook daughter-in-law (and many others) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/compounds.htm
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 5:13pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm Scroll down to the chart and check out the alternatives given in the SUMMARY section.
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 2:51pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/combining_skills.htm Go through the directions here. Then post a set of sentences you have any problem with.
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 6:01pm by Writeacher
English (Follow up From Yesterday)
Please, Alex -- it's "a lot" (not "alot"). http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/plague.htm See #20.
Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 7:29pm by Writeacher
Personal pronouns don't have apostrophes in their possessive forms. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cases.htm my, mine your, yours his her, hers our, ours their, theirs
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 10:11pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm Scroll down a bit -- there's a wonderful chart with all kinds of transition words and phrases to choose from.
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 7:50pm by Writeacher
english, compound sentences
The two independent clauses are setting up a contradiction or opposites. Which conjunction will you use? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conjunctions.htm
Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 9:37pm by Writeacher
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is a generic "five-paragraph essay" form: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/five_par.htm Sra
Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 5:37pm by SraJMcGin
First, second, third - those are fine. Nothing with -ly on it, though, unless you use finally. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm =)
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 7:36am by Writeacher
1 and 4 are run on sentences. The other three have comma splices. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm
Sunday, September 5, 2010 at 7:39pm by Ms. Sue
No. Check that verb. It's an irregular one, and doesn't form past tenses with -ed. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/irregulars.htm
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 9:00pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Read rule #4 -- scroll down below the pink chart for specifics.
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 8:27pm by Writeacher
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
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at 11:58am by eric
That is a run-on -- two sentences jammed together without correct punctuation to separate them. The word "then" is NOT a conjunction. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm How will you fix this?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 4:09am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm Scroll down a bit until you get to the chart. Choose from among the words and phrases included for each type of transition you want.
Friday, April 22, 2011 at 3:32pm by Writeacher
There are three. Eating an animal has not always been ... it has tended to be done an automatic or an everyday ... on solemn occasions and for a specific treat. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 9:35pm by Writeacher
No, there should be no comma before "because." It's a subordinating conjunction, and it doesn't fall into either #3 or #4 in this particularly good list of explanations: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm
Monday, July 21, 2008 at 3:46pm by Writeacher
How will you correct that run-on? Post your answer, and someone here will check it for you. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:41am by Writeacher
Sat prep English
Study this site and then post what you think. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm
Friday, October 14, 2011 at 3:34pm by Ms. Sue
Only #1 is correct. The word "food" is a non-count noun: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/noncount.htm
Monday, September 26, 2011 at 3:51am by Writeacher
1. OK 2. Second sentence here is a run-on. How will you fix it? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm 3. OK 4. OK 5. ... on your excuse card.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 5:24pm by Writeacher
2 is correct; 1 is not. You wouldn't use "a help" in this context because it cannot be counted (is not a "count noun"). http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/noncount.htm
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 7:29am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm Scroll down and consider the words in the first and last boxes of the chart.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 9:54pm by Writeacher
Correct the spelling of "quaters" to "quarters." In addition, read this: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm Then let me know what you think. ??
Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 6:59pm 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: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/adjectives.htm and http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/...
Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 1:48pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/intros.htm Be sure to read that carefully, especially the five different ways to do this. I'd go for the "surprising statement" but you'll need to decide what you want to use.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 2:04pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/intros.htm There are many ideas in here. Just make sure the paragraph builds up to the thesis, which is best placed as the last sentence in the intro.
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 4:59pm by Writeacher
Re-read and simplify. Make sure every pronoun has a clear antecedent. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns.htm Then choose the 3 or 4 you have the greatest concerns about.
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 4:00pm by Writeacher
Your introductory paragraph needs to contain more than two sentences. Check this site and if you still need help, please repost. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/five_par.htm
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 12:40pm by GuruBlue
ENGLISH Types of business writing
Please review the following: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm (both for where commas belong and where they do not) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm (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
No. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm Use this index to look up each of the terms and then re-think.
Monday, January 9, 2012 at 12:49pm by Writeacher
John is an object complement here. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/objects.htm
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 4:59pm by Ms. Sue
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm Read carefully. Let us know if you need specific help.
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 8:56pm by Writeacher
Yes, put a comma after "dog" in that sentence. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm See #4.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 7:25pm by Writeacher
Courtney is incorrect. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm Read this carefully and let us know what YOU think.
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 3:04pm by Writeacher
A coordinating conjunction. I was hungry, and she made me a sandwich. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm See #2.
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:16pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm Let us know what you come up with, and we'll be happy to comment> =)
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 8:43pm by Writeacher
English - Ms. Sue
Right. Here's another explanation about using articles (the, a, an): http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/determiners/determiners.htm In the first paragraph here, you can tell that it's not an easy or consistent "rule" in English. This is what I meant by &...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 8:14am by Writeacher
baby sitter It's a compound noun, even though it's written as two words. I always spell it as one word, but that doesn't matter. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/compounds.htm
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 6:56am by Writeacher
English essay, could I have someone proofread it?
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm Read and study about commas. Revise and repost. Double-check for run-on sentences, too.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 10:09am by Writeacher
And here is a good website to help you identify subjects and verbs, as well as to recognize the different verb tenses. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm Look up topics alphabetically.
Thursday, September 2, 2010 at 9:22am by Writeacher
English, not "9th grade"
First of all, what words do you think make up the subordinate clause? Once you answer that, you can decide what kind it is. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm
Monday, August 9, 2010 at 9:21pm by Writeacher
1. Put capital letters in the right places. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm 2. Make sure subjects and verbs match (agree) with each other. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm 3. Use commas in the right places. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 12:29am by Writeacher
You need to make gardeners by adding ' at the end. Check this site for the rules and examples of possessive nouns. http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/Possesive1.cfm
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 4:43pm by Ms. Sue
It's a compound-complex sentence, and it needs one comma added. Can you see where? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sentences.htm#sentence_types "...has a need to feel accepted and being cared about..." This part needs to have parallel form. How will you ...
Friday, January 13, 2012 at 10:13am by Writeacher
No. Check this site to see what punctuation mark should be used here. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_commacomp.html
Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 5:39pm by Ms. Sue
The main thing is this: How can you rewrite these into one sentence by getting rid of repetitive words and phrases? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/combining_skills.htm Let us know what you come up with, and we'll be happy to help.
Thursday, April 9, 2009 at 5:43pm by Writeacher
The first one is wrong. The second is correct. Check this site. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_actpass.html
Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 1:34pm by Ms. Sue
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: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 1:10am by Writeacher
This is an excellent webpage to study for use of conditionals: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conditional2.htm
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 2:59pm by Writeacher
Not (b) -- sorry. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm Study this, re-think, and re-post.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 10:56am by Writeacher
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