English- Miss Sue

1.Revise the following sentences so that the subject and verb of each sentence identify key actors and actions:

•The dedication of professors to multiculturalism is crucial to encouraging students of all races to succeed.

•Currently, the percentage of full-time African-American professors teaching in American universities is less than eight.

Answers:

To encourage students of all races to succeed, it is crucial that professors be dedicated to multiculturalism.

Less than eght percent of African American professers and teaching full time in American universities.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 1,941
asked by Angela
  1. Less than eight percent of African American professers are currentlyteaching full time in American universities.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by Angela
  2. In the first sentence, your subject is "it" and the verb is "is." That doesn't clearly identify the key actors and actions.

    Can you improve the second sentence?
    subject: percent
    verb: are teaching

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Help english

    Revise the sentences. (1) Revise the following sentence so that the subject and verb of each sentence identify key actors and actions: Currently, the percentage of full-time African-American professors teaching in American

    asked by Susan on July 17, 2014
  2. UNIVERSITY COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION I

    write 9 sentences about financial planning. Each sentence must demonstrate a different verb tense (so, only use each tense once). For each sentence, identify the subject, the verb, and the verb tense demonstrated. In order to

    asked by dedo on September 2, 2010
  3. English

    Revise the following sentences so that the subject and verb of each sentence identify key actors and actions: • The dedication of professors to multiculturalism is crucial to encouraging students of all races to succeed. o To

    asked by Susan on July 15, 2014
  4. English

    Write a sentence that matches the form provided in the description (Sentence with compound subject and action verb.) My Sentence is : The lizard and the cat jumped on the mouse. Now i need a second sentence to match my first

    asked by Katie on April 16, 2010
  5. English grammar

    The words here and there have generally been labeled as adverbs even though they indicate place. In sentences beginning with here or there, the subject follows the verb. Ex) There (is / are) two pins on the table. In this sentence

    asked by John on December 10, 2007
  1. Grammar Please hurry please

    Identify the words that correctly complete the following sentence. If none of the choices are correct, choose "none of the above." In a sentence with a compound verb, each verb (Points : 1) may have a different subject must have

    asked by Jenny on August 27, 2013
  2. English

    Underline the noun clause in each sentence.Identify it as Do Direct Object,S for Subject,PN for Predicate Nominative,or OP for Obect of Preposition. 1.I do not know where she works after school. i need to know what lets you know

    asked by JOphinia on December 13, 2006
  3. English hurry

    Identify the words that correctly complete the following sentence. If none of the choices are correct, choose "none of the above." In a sentence with a compound verb, each verb (Points : 1) may have a different subject must have

    asked by dez on August 27, 2013
  4. English

    5. Identify the simple subject in the sentence "There are too many people on this elevator." A. many B. people C. There D. elevator I picked B, because people is the subject and the verb is are. This places the verb before the

    asked by Cassie on October 28, 2013
  5. critical thinking

    Which of the following is not a primary sentence pattern for asking questions in English? A. Helping verb, subject, main verb B. Subject, action verb, direct object, helping verb C. Adverb, verb, subject D. Adjective/pronoun,

    asked by Saddia on March 22, 2015

More Similar Questions