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English
Have you ever wanted to give up on something before you even started? That’s how Raja felt as he squinted up at the looming mountain crowned in clouds. Then he looked back at the group of boys behind him. “Are you all ready?” one of their leaders, Max’s dad, shouted....

English - help
Which figure of speech os exemplified by lines 149-151 of the excerpt from The Odyssey, Part III? The slid his right hand down the cord and plucked it, / so the taut gut vibrating hummed and sang a swallow's note. A. Simile B. Metaphor C. Personification * I think it is C - ...

Spanish Foreign Language
Hi, My current Spanish class is performing an oral presentation on advice for losing weight or being fit. I was wondering if somebody could proofread my Spanish speaking portion and point out the obvious errors? I'm terrible at Spanish so there's probably quite a few ...

languagge
What is reported speech? What are the different types of reported speech? Please help me A.S.A.P please and thank you :)

english
What part of speech is coursework?

English
(1) Eric watched the news on TV. (2) His father watched the news on TV.(3) the newscaster talked about special events.(4) A police officer a firefighter and a teacher taught third graders about safety.(5) The mayor took a trip and gave a speech. 1/ what is missing in sentence...

English
Write a letter to the editor or a speech calling for a change that you would like to see in your community and reference the three works as evidence that non-violence and civil obedience are an effective method for affecting change Using these sources - Civil Obedience On ...

English
What does it mean by "What is the supporting idea in this part of the speech?"

the parts of speech
1. Write the verb "see" in the present perfect tense. Use the pronoun "I" as the subject. A. I am seeing. B. I am seen. C. I have seen. D. I see. A? 2. Which kind of adjective is used most frequently in ordinary speech or writing? A. Proper B. Common C. Article D. ...

the parts of speech
1. Choose the correct singular, third person, conjugation of the verb to be in the future perfect tense. A. You have been B. I will be C. She will have been D. They will have been B?

the parts of speech
1. In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Thousands of years ago, fish were caught in nets and traps. ("and" is italicized) A. Preposition B. Conjunction C. Linking verb D. Pronoun B?

Early Childhood Education
A disadvantage of large group times is: A. language is enjoyed as a group. B. children develop an understanding of being a group member. C. the difficulty of having intimate conversations. D. they are often seen as sharing times. In a study about kindergarten readiness, which ...

English
We soon found a step in the sand. ---------------- What is the part of speech of 'in the sand'? Is it an adverbial phrase modifying 'found,' or an adjective phrase modifying 'step'?

ENGLISH
A hypothetical example is: A. A false example B. not real but can happen C. an example to prove a hypothesis d. has no place ina speech

english
could you please tell me the parts of speech for the given sentence : Council took a look round the court for a moment took-look-round-for-moment

Civics
why are our rights such as freedom of speech not unlimited?

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 6:56am. a statement about what will happen in the future (What is the part of speech of 'what'? Is 'what' an interrogative pronoun or a relative pronoun?) English - Writeacher, Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 7:58am In this (not a ...

introduction to health care
a new technology that will change the role of the transcriptionist is a.speech recognition b.desktop transcription systems c.smards cards d.personal digital assistants my answer is d

English
a statement about what will happen in the future (What is the part of speech of 'what'? Is 'what' an interrogative pronoun or a relative pronoun?)

Civics
Ms.Sue would you mind checking my answer? Question~How does the constitution protect someone's freedom of speech while also limiting their freedom of speech? Answer~ we are allowed to state our opinion as long as it-does not taken someone's rights away, doesn't permit you to ...

English
1. She cut it open. (Is 'open' an objective complement? What is the part of speech of 'open'? Is 'open' an adjective or a 'verb'?) 2. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans. 3. Chocolate is made from cacao beans. (Which one is correct?) 4. He is picking up a cocoa pod with his ...

parts of speech
Which verb tense indicates continuing action? A. Present B. Past perfect C. Future D. Progressive

grammar
Which part of speech is the capitalized words in this sentence? Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a NEW nation, conceived in Liberty, and DEDICATED to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil ...

Health (Ms. Sue)
1. Describe the dangers of binge drinking. A: There are many dangers of binge drinking. For example, binge drinking causes the area of the brain that control breathing and heart rate to become dangerously depressed. The brain and the heart may even stop functioning. This is ...

grammar
What parts of speech are the words "take possession" is this a verb phrase? Is take a "helping verb" here?

Law (Ms.Sue)
Rights and Responsibilities: Find the key term that fits with it's definition: 1)A set of rights people have. They include freedom of speech and assembly A-I think it's social rights. 2)An international agreement drawn up after WWII A- I think it's UDHR 3)A court set up by the...

English
Check the correct information on Ms. Kim's note. (What does 'on Ms. Kim's note' modify? What is the part of speech of "Ms. Kim's note"? An adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase?)

English
The school nurse's sick note is on the table. (What is 'sick note'? What is the part of speech of 'sick'? Is 'sick' a noun or an adjective in the sentence?)

English
What part of speech is expulsion?

Can someone please help me with this history!!!!!!
Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following statements describes the most common experience of Native Americans after encountering Europeans for the first time? (1 point) Native Americans thought the settlers had nothing to offer them in trade or knowledge. Native Americans ...

Medical Billing and Coding
This is a 71-year-old female admitted with a complaint of right-sided weakness. She denies any fever, shortness of breath, cough, headaches, or chest pain. Patient has NIDDM, controlled by diet. Patient currently smokes. Mild right-sided paralysis was found on physical ...

reading
nelson mandela speech glory and hope what are some similes, personification allusion, anaphora, pathos,ethos,logical appeals, metaphors,hyperbole,call to action,counter argument,rebuttal,etc

English (parts of speech)
1)Few comic strip are really comical 2)Few attended the meeting (Few is: adjective, verb ,adverb, preposition) (the first and the second are different 3)Before the telecast, we were all nervous 4)Before you leave, let me have your address Before is in the two sentences:Noun,...

English (parts of speech)
1) This isnt Leslie's handwriting 2)This airoplane luggage weighs only ten pounds. Identify (This) in each sentences (Nouns-pronoun-conjunction-adjective-adv​erb)

English
The plane came down later than expected. 15. In this sentence, what part of speech is the word down? A. Preposition B. Adjective C. Adverb D. Conjunction I picked C, because the word down modifies the verb came, which makes it an adverb. Is this correct? 18. In which sentence ...

English
1. Woodpeckers have special eyelids that close a millisecond before each hit. (What is the part of speech of 'a millisecond' in the sentence?) 2. His eyelids closed just before the soccer ball hit his head. 3. His eyelids closed one minute before the soccer ball hit his head. ...

English
Can someone please check my answers? I'll write the directions above them. *Underline the subject once and the verb/verb phrase twice. Place each infinitive in parenthesis. 1. After dinner the guests desire to enjoy some coffee. (subject- guests verb- desire infinitive- to ...

write a summary
on bill clinton's speech. i have In William Clinton's speech, "remarks to the Convocation of God in Christ," Bill Clinton argues for a better future for American Citizens. He continuously tries to persuade American Citizens to take action and make america whole again. in this ...

english
Please help me. I wanna make sure if all corrects this. Thanks. Some people are so (1)ominous to living near a nuclear plant that they want the plant’s license to be (2)nullify. They say the plant infringes on every homeowner’s right to safety. Shannon is (3)endowed with ...

reading
"ending racial inequality" George W. Bush speech

grammar
they decided that the hedge needed a trim. what is the part of speech of trim in this sentence

martin luther king speech "i have a dream"
the counterargument, rebuttal of counterargument, story telling(using personal experiences or the experiences of others in order to appeal to the emotions and/or logic of a targeted audience), appeals to morals or ethics(using language, imagery, personal or observational ...

Leads for Journalism
I'm having difficulties writing a lead for my speech. My speech story will be on the Portage City Council and mayor candidates regarding the city's challenges over the next two years. All their answers were different. My lead was going to simply be: Portage City Council and ...

reading
in the MLK jr i have a dream speech the anophora "one hundred years later" how does the rhetorical device help to strengthen or advance this argument. how does King’s use of anaphora strengthen and advance this argument. Think about: The time period of his speech The idea(s...

figure of speech
The World is as big as....

Practical English
This is my second time taking this exam this is the last one so I can graduate here is what I think the answers are. If you see any mistakes please help. 1. Choose the sentence in which the verb is a linking verb. A. He works at a gas station. B. His boss pays him well. (C.) ...

English
Select the part of speech that correctly identifies the italicized word in each sentence below. The movie was wonderful, YET it was not nearly as detailed and creative as the novel. a. preposition b. conjunction* c. adjective d. interjection INDEED, it has been one of the ...

Math
A speaker has a collection of 62 jokes. He uses 3 jokes in each speech. Please help i got a is 37820 but really need help with part b (a) In how many ways can he select 3 jokes for a speech? How many speeches can he give without using a joke twice? (Round your answer down to ...

Psychology
Please check my answers... 1. Asthma is associated with environmental conditions. True 2. Only one-half of U.S. children with asthma follow their doctor's advice about medication. False 3. The percentage of overweight children has increased only marginally in the past 20 years...

Public Speeking
I need help with an attention getter speech/intro on the Buffalo Soldiers.

history
Which laws attempted to restrict speech that directly criticized the government

Physics
A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present location?B) what would ...

Physics ...... Science
A small airplane has a speech of 200km/h with respect to the air. There is strong wind blowing at 77km/h at 23 north of east with respect to the Earth . A) in which direction should the plane head in order to land at an airport due north of its present location?B) what would ...

Language Arts
3 main points for a speech on the alphabet

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). How did colonialism affect the development of democracy? A: Colonialism affected the development of democracy as a government which was based upon colonialism censored the press, limited free speech, and punished dissent. It also discriminated against all who were not part...

Special Education Setting Teachers Aide
children with a language or speech disorde are A)sometimes suffering from an aphasia.(my answer) B)always learing challenged. C)able to receive special help only after the third grade. D)unable to use communication boards. can someone please check if this is right please

english
In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Catching fish is one of the oldest pastimes. the italicized word is is. A. Adverb B. Conjunction C. Preposition D. Verb I thought it was a preposition at first but after some reading I know it cant ...

Psychology
Preschoolers do not use private speech to A) communicate with those around them B) decide what to do C) explain events to themselves D) review what they know Is the answer A?

Introduction to Occupational Thearpy
1. What type of facility treats most of conditions and may offer outpatient occupational therapy services? A. federal institutions B. rehabilitation hospitals C. acute care hospital D. work hardening centers (My Answer is B) 2. Which of the following professions considers the ...

english
2. Tecumseh's "Let the white race perish" speech is A. a logical list of reasons why the whites should be resisted. B. a satire on the white race and its traditions. C. a plea to the people's reason. D. an appeal to the emotions of his listeners.

grammar
Can someone help me with parts of speech? Huxley himself came from a long line of intellectuals. His grandfather Thomas Huxley, a follower of Charles Darwin, was a rather famous lecturer and essayist. His great-uncle Matthew Arnold was a great English poet and critic. His ...

english
I am to identify 3 words or phrases in the Canada anthem and explain. Verse one: 1. True North Strong and Free - this phrase expresses hope and freedom of choice, speech and beliefs. 2. with Glowing hearts - this phrase describes the love and pride for our country 3. We stand ...

public speaking
Paul is delivering a speech on the hunger epidemic in the world. His speech could be helped with the use of:

Psychology
1.Do axons and dendrites meet at synapses? True 2. Does perception take place in the corpus callosum? False 3. One of the drawbacks of breast feeding is that the quantity of breast milk produced is not adjustable. for example it may be difficult for a mother to keep up with ...

Social?
Hello! alright so this is basically a general knowledge kind of question but it's for my writing assignment. i'm not really sure what a preacher may say at a funeral and i've tried searchring on google and havent found any luck. so based on your experience can you please give ...

English
I have to write an attention getting statement for a speech and I don't know where to start

public speaking
Organizing a speech means to: research the materials. presenting a speech in a logical manner. selecting words to use. adapt the speech to audience. i'm confused between A and B

english
could you tell me parts of speech for burnt and disfiguring in the following sentence : He lost both eyes and his face was burnt disfiguring him completely

english
can you tell me parts of speech for yesterday in : i went to new york yesterday

Hum/186
In the Week Four Toolwire Learnscape, you craft an introductory paragraph for a speech Senator Johnson is giving on the effect of the Internet on politics. After scanning the websites you are given, how comfortable are you with the credibility of the information you found on ...

children who require special treatment
Robert is eight years old.he is experiencing poor perception,bizarre spelling errors and speech problems.robert suffers from? a.epilepsy b.downs syndrome c.cerebral palsy d.dyslexia my answer is d

children who require special treatment
spelling or reading retardation counld be a result of ? a.average i.q. b.speech and language difficulties c.emotional problems d.family history my answer is d

english
If you go to the Internet and do a research for statistics to back up your argument for a speech you are writing for your Communications class, it is considered: A. primary research. B. investigative research. C. systematic research. D. secondary research.

public speaking
When preparing an outline for a speech, which of the below is NOT a part of the speech outline?

American Government
First, explain what civil liberties are. Then, look at the first amendment. The first amendment states “Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech, or the press.” In practice, however, the Supreme Court has never regarded these protections as absolute...

English
1. Is the city very far from here? 2. No, it is very close. (What is the part of speech of 'far' and 'close'? Are they adverbs or adjectives?)

Informal logic
All sages provide both wisdom and inspiration. Since Dasha’s speech contained wisdom and greatly inspired her audience, Dasha is a sage. Which one of the following points out the flaw in the argument above? (Points : 1) -Just because Dasha is a sage doesn’t mean that she ...

readings
In his 1992 speech, how did Mikhail Gorbachev view the impact of the global communications revolution on the people of less-developed countries?

speech
A hypothetical example is: A. a false example. B. not real but can happen. C. an example used to prove a hypothesis. D. has no place in a speech.

Creative Writing
Is it really wrong to write dialogue like this: ["Hey," I said, patting her on the head.] I read somewhere that you're not technically supposed to add an action like that with a speech verb.

history
can someone please help me with this question Why do you think Martin Luther King speech begins with a discussion of American History and ends with dreams of a future America

English
I still have a few questions to check. I really hope you can check them. Thank you! 1) Which metaphors does the poet use to address the urn in the first stanza? 2) How is the urn described? What figure of speech is used in line one and two “Heard melodies are sweet, but ...

English
1. He won first place in the math contest. 2. He got first place in the speech contest. 3. He received first place in the science contest. (Are they all grammatical? Can we use all the verbs?)

PSYCHOLOGY
What are the three most significant concepts you have learned in this course that you would include in a speech supporting incorporation of health psychology concepts into health care policy? Please explain why you would incorporate (why are they important?)

Diversity
Julie has a speech delay and is often shy with other children. The best way to include her in your daily group activities is to A) Ask a volunteer to provide her with individual attention.B) provide her with some books to read while you work with the other children. C) let her...

Diversity
Julie has a speech delay and is often shy with other children. The best way to include her in your daily group activities is to

reading
43. Student Council Election Day: Monday To: Nominees From: Your Principal Concerning: Rules of Election 1. Everyone running for office must prepare a 3-minute speech that will be recorded for presentation to the entire school. You need to "Dress for Success" as you would for ...

major parts of speech
select the incorrect statement. a. Major parts of speech are called content words because the carry most of the meaning fo communication b.Minor parts of speech are called function words because thay are concerned with meaning c. Major parts of speech include nouns verbs, and ...

english
5. In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Thousands of years ago, fish were caught in nets and traps. A. Conjunction B. Linking verb C. Pronoun D. Preposition

English Pls Writeacher Help me by checking my work
Please replace the incorrect words with correct words in the following sentences using AP Style. There may be more than one error per sentence; all sentences contain at least one error. Use correct AP style, punctuation, grammar and spelling errors.) 1. Original: California’...

English
e.g. I want to find out more about the smart phone. (In this sentence, what is the part of speech of 'more' Is 'more a noun, a pronoun or an adverb?)

horizon
What part of speech is the italicized word in the sentence below? What part of speech is the italicized word in the sentence below? Four score and seven years ago, our forefathers brought forth UPON this continent a new nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to the ...

speech (Writeacher)
I'm trying to think of a good topic for my persuasive speech and with all I have going on my mind is a blank. I wondered if you had any good suggestions? I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks for all your help and you inspired me so with your story that it made me realize that...

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 11:11pm. (Thank you for your help in many ways. Would you look at the sentence? Is 'the same' in apposition with 'about 20 degrees C'? ) e.g. The temperature in cave houses is always the same, about 20 degrees C. English - ...

Public Speaking
I need help writing a speech out on the following topic:Why banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwide. tate the general purpose, specific purpose, and central idea clearly and in the appropriate form.4. Limit your main points and supporting ...

speech (Writeacher)
Writeacher, in response I am doing my outline for an informative speech and I decided to choose the topic Why me? Dying to live or living to die. Everybody at some point will encounter some kind of diagnosis whether it be you, your spouse, a loved one and even a child, I did. ...

speech
Please help me. I need to write an informative speech. My husband has been sick for along time and needs a lung transplant (He is 52 and never smoked!) Any way I want to right a speech on how any one can over come a life crisis. It's just hard to think of something when your ...

English
e.g. I want to find out more about what happened. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? Is 'more' an object of 'find out' and a pronoun? Or is 'more' and adverb?)

English
Can someone give an example of Campaign Speech that involves about a recent celebrity. Thank you in advance. Sincerely, Kink

writing
What is the difference between a general purpose and a specific purpose? How can writing a clear specific purpose help you put together a more effective speech

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