1. Statistics

    Recently, a university surveyed recent graduates of the English Department for their starting salaries. Four hundred graduates returned the survey. The average salary was $25,577. The population standard deviation is $2,566. What is the 95% confidence interval for the mean ...
  2. English

    I left out the following sentences. Thank you very much! 1) Mary I (Tudor 1553-1558) was the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. She succeeded his half-brother Edward VI, the son of Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymore. 2) She was one of the loneliest and ...
  3. English

    Posted by rfvv on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 3:40pm. Posted by rfvv on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 3:21am. {At a restaursant} For hear or to go? Is this for here or to go? It's for here, please. It is to go, please. (Are the expressions above all grammatical? What is ...
  4. English

    1. We should arrive before dark. 2. I should have finished the book by Friday. [In the Oxford dictionary, I saw the two sentences. They mean 'guessing.' What is the similar expression for #3 in American English? Would you check the following?] 3. I would have finished the book...
  5. 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 which one is which. The normal order of words/...
  6. English/Government

    I had my English teacher correct my paper for government, and she marked a few things I wasn't sure of. Like she said "more so" was one word, and I know it's two. Well, anyway, she said this is a run-on sentence, and maybe I just can't see it, but it doesn't look like one to ...
  7. English

    I needed to write a good thesis statement for my english class about how people consume the news. This is what i have tell me if its good, if not please help me revise Back in the day people of a particular age would consume news by reading the newspaper, watching the news, or...
  8. Social Studies

    Why did the English establish colonies in the Americas? The English established colonies in the Americas because the King of England wanted to bring the people that didn't celebrate the same religion their own community. He allowed them to spread their own religion throughout ...
  9. English

    Posted by rfvv on Friday, July 2, 2010 at 1:00am. 1. What does she look like? She looks sad. 2. What is she like? She looks happy. 3. How does she look? She looks surprised. 4. What does her appearance look like? She looks upset. (Are the questions and answers grammatical?) ...
  10. English

    Please say hello to your parents. Give my best wishes to your parents. Give my regards to your parents. Give my best regards to your parents. ------------------------ 1. Are they all the same? Can we add or delete 'best'? 2. He had lunch in a second. (What is the meaning of '...
  11. math

    the population of Ling is partly english and partly french.If 80% speak english and 70% speak french,what percentage speak both languages?
  12. English

    Hello all. I speak very little of english. My teacher emailed me this and I wan't to make sure I understand correctly. [The final exam will only cover material since the midterm.] this means that final exam will ONLY cover what we learned after midterm?? so i should be ony ...
  13. English

    Are these constructions possible in English? I know they are possible in German. 1.I'm long-, curly- and dark-haired. 2. She is a curved-eyebrowed person. 3. She is narrow-mouthed. 4. She is a thick eye-lidded girl. 5. I hardly every sulk about people (???) 6. The bus journey ...
  14. English

    I urgently need to know if this is correct. I want to reply this: I've just read your last email, informing me about our French partner's decision to vary the title of the project. (I suppose the original title was just on biodiversity in water..) As I have already told you ...
  15. ENGLISH

    I am trying to see if I should use raised or reared when speaking of a child. According to the usage note in Random House Dictionary and the American Heritage Dictionary, either raise or rear is correct in standard American English. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/raise...
  16. Writeacher

    Writeacher, Do you specialize in any particular subject? I've seen you answer to math, english, physics, etc. I'm just curious. I don't believe I've answered to any physics questions -- poor student to depend on me for that!! Mostly I respond to English questions (grammar, ...
  17. English - Native speakers

    Hello! Need some help from native speakers of English. I cannot understand the following sentence: One recent catalog featured a customer sporting an insulated Patagonia guide jacket as she rescued a calf born during a Colorado snow storm. Is sporting here a verb? I don't ...
  18. English

    Hello. Please help me with one more sentence. Is it possible in standard English to say "The letter will be prepared by 5" or is it "the letter will have been prepared by 5"? Thank you very much.
  19. Smoke Signals English

    has anyone seen movie smoke signals? i doing english project on it, need little help
  20. english

    what sound devices are used in the poem "how i learned english"i also need the example of the sound devices used
  21. To SraJMcGin

    SraJMcGin, you are one good english tutor I see here right now, can you please help me with some of my English posts. Please. I'll posts them on here if you'd like. Thanks
  22. English

    Hello. Will you please tell me if the following word order is possible in English: "She sometimes (?) doesn't go to work" or is it "Sometimes she doesn't go to work"? Thank you for help.
  23. history/english

    For my english class we have to write an essay on why were against global peace. The main topic that I'm doing it on global peace causes over population and that i'm against global peace in everything that i write. What are some strong reasons on how global peace would affect ...
  24. English

    Hello everybody! Next week I have to teach English (as a foreign language)to 6th-graders. The lesson is called Danger or thrill.It is about extreme sports.there is a text about snow boarding, some statements and a few exercises. My mentor will first present them the lesson on ...
  25. English

    Do you think I should consider this sentence (1) as wrong? (I included it in a test) . 1) He tells how his ship was caught in a violent storm, then by mist and snow and finally was surrounded by ice. 2) I need to find a reading comprehension at intermediate level to be ...
  26. English

    I have a few doubts.I hope you can help me.Thank you. 1) Can you recommend a site where children aged 6-7 can learn English? 2) My child likes playing games on his Nintendo DS. 3) How can you express this: what do you do when you finish surfing the net? You go off line (??) 4...
  27. English

    In the blank space after each sentence, identify the underlined verb as active(A) or passive(P) 1:An interesting novel(was given)to my class by our literature teacher.P*** 2:Robinson Crusoe (was written)by Daniel Defoe.P*** 3:In the story, Robinson Crusoe (is shipwrecked)on an...
  28. Teachers Aide/Language and other Barriers

    7. Besides learning to speak and read English, another goal of an ESL program is to A. prepare immigrant students for U.S. citizenship. B. help immigrant students “graduate” from bilingual classes to English-only ones. C. reduce the use by immigrants of their native tongue...
  29. ENGLISH Literature

    In the poem " Disembarking at Quebec " what does I am a word in a foreign language means. Here are my thoughts: To me it means that I will be a stranger in a place that I don't know or don't belong. Thanks Much. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. You have the ...
  30. English (MLA format)

    in works cited I need to cite a book that is made by several authors. Which author do I chose? Also I know I'm suppose to do Last name, First Name, et. al. were there are many authors which author do I chose? Also if I wanted to cite this author how do I do it J. Jorge Klor de...
  31. english

    FURY has erupted at a gruelling summit in Copenhagen on rolling back climate change as poor nations took to task a draft deal whose supporters even said was less than they sought. this is extracted from newspaper for the purpose of study english . Who can explain (the rolling ...
  32. AED / ASAP PLEASE 2

    Consider that in recent years several states have abandoned bilingual education, but advocacy groups have argued that something must be done to help English Language Learners master necessary competencies. · Complete an Internet search to find at least two instances of ...
  33. English

    1. One of the most common ways to agree in English is to say "Yes" then go on to add another reason why you agree with "and…" 2. One of the most common ways to agree in English is to say "Yes," then go on to add another reason why you agree with "and…" 3. One of the most ...
  34. English

    1. The hospital is for certain people. 2. He has a certain problem. 3. He has a sure problem. 4. He is certain that the boy is diligent. -------------------------- Are they all grammatical? The meaning of 'certain' seems to be different. Does #2 mean #3? Is the meaning of '...
  35. English

    I'm writing you again for help with one scientific text. The title is: Pet ownership, dog types and attachment to pets in 9–10 year old children in Liverpool, UK. What I have to do, is to answer 25 questions we've got about that text, but as non-English speaker, I find some ...
  36. English

    74 For her English class, Jana is brainstorming for a paper about Shakespeare plays. Use her chart to answer the question below. Shakespeare’s Plays Actors a. no women b. used many props Globe Theatre c. built by Shakespeare’s acting company d. rebuilt in the twentieth ...
  37. English

    Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much. It is really urgent! 1) She was looking at the people sitting at the cafè while she was driving. 2) She was listening to music on her earphones while she was running in the park. 3) She was looking at a mobile ...
  38. English

    Thank you very much for your corrections. Here are some more sentences I'm not sure of. 1) Shopping list: how do you call ten one-litre bottles of sparkling water? a half-a-litre bottle of wine 2) I usually spread nut-cream on a slice of bread for (?) breakfast. 3) He made ...
  39. English

    I have to write a paper for english (i'm in college). The topic is 'what's more important: book smarts or street smarts.' I've decided to go the route of seeing what kind of professional jobs look for what, and making it a report rather than an essay. However, i'm having a lot...
  40. English

    English posted by rfvv Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 9:18am. 1. Can you sink an orange? 2. Can you sink one orange? 3. Can you sink any orange? [Does #1 mean only #2? What about #3? Can #1 mean #3?] 4. Can you sink oranges? [In this sentence, is 'oranges' a generic noun? Or ...
  41. English

    Hi I wrote about my routines.. I would like to know what do you think. Thanks My name is Liz. I am a teacher. I always wake up at 7 o’clock in the morning then I wash my face and brush my teeth. After that, I go out for a walk with my dog in the open field. Then I return ...
  42. English

    i be having test soon in english and we be writing synthesis essay and narrative essay, i not know what synthesis mean, can you please give me examples of narrative essays online i know narrative be story telling type essay but examples be helpful for me to study.
  43. essay

    During my four years in high school, I have taken a lots of classes to prepare for college. As I took ELD classes ( English Language Development ) during my freshman and sophomore year, I realized that I could not meet the college's requirement. So in my senior year, I decided...
  44. English

    In which of the following sentences do you find a comma or commas used correctly? A. After a fire at their home, Carlie and her mother rented a house in Glendale, Arizona from November 14, 2007 to January 28, 2008. B. William of Orange, arrived in England in 1688, to claim the...
  45. English

    I am currently attending college but I recalled a couple days ago of my provincial English exam that I took in gr 12. I had wrote a beautiful story in the essay and I really wanted it back but I don't know if that is possible since we only got our percent results back, not the...
  46. English Expressions

    Will you check the following English sentences? 1. Paying attention to the intonation mark, listen carefully. (Do I have to use 'mark'?) 2. Put your tongue between your upper teeth and lower teeth, and say th by letting the air over your tongue abruptly. 3. If the question has...
  47. English

    I have to write an english assignment about banning a reality tv show. One of the paragraphs has to be about how 1984 underpins the whole concept of the show. I chose (Next Top Model). I have found a lot of links like unacceptable standards of beauty, manipulation of the ...
  48. English

    Hello. I will be grateful for your advice. Which is correct in English: 1) my congratulation message to my teacher; 2) my congratulation message for my teacher? Thank you.
  49. English

    Here are some more sentences I'm not sure of. Can you please tell me if they are possible in English? 1.You’ll have to buy a ring binder for your English homework. You’ll use the front to write your grammar rules and grammar exercises. In the back (?) you’ll list the ...
  50. Government corrections

    I posted my 1st answers to be checked and here are the one's that are fixed. Can someone please check my new answers. 1.)Which of the following is not an essential element of the English political tradition? =a.)Royal absolutism b.)Representation c.)Protection of certain ...
  51. English

    I left out these other sentences. Thank you very much. 1) After the death of Elizabeth I of England, Mary Stuart’s son, James IV of Scotland, became James I of England. In this way the two countries were united for the first time. 2) In 1707 Scotland became part of Great ...
  52. English-Contest

    We are going to be doing a contest for English. It has to be Good and Bad news of A giant bug crawling into your tent. I tried to come up with some, but found this topic complicated. Good news: -can be used for a bug collection -can be used to play a trick/prank on -is ...
  53. math.

    In Mrs. Harrington’s history class, 80% of the students speak English and 60% speak German. There are 30 students who can speak only one language. What is the maximum number of students who may speak both English and German in her class? so I think i'm supposed to start with...
  54. english

    We're reading a book in English class and my teacher asked us to 1. Note a character to whom you responded. and 2. note a location to which you could relate or that reminded you of a similar place/memory in your own experience. What does it mean by a character to whom I ...
  55. English, Language arts

    I have a project called "Time machine project" in my English class. It's literally a project that I have to search for any US region, state or city in past and compare to present. I also have to find short stories or poems about that. Do you have any recommendations of US ...
  56. english

    can some 1 help me find a good site about contractions this crap is hard Check this site. http://www.mcwdn.org/contract/contract.html Mario... this is an excellent site on English grammar contractions. http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blgr_contractions.htm
  57. Alicia, Spanish

    Having a book on reserve and trying to read it, while others want the same book, is certainly not advantageous! However, if you can give me the exact TITLE, the AUTHOR or TRANSLATOR, the Publication Date (Copywrite), etc. I can try to find it. All I know at this point is that ...
  58. 10th grade Honors English

    What is my English teacher asking? Here is the prompt. Life can be considered a series of stories. It is the narrative we tell and hear the create the life the we live. And it id through these narratives that messages are passes. "October Sky", "Celebration of Grandfathers", ...
  59. English 8R - HELP! (FAST!)

    English 8R HW - literacy elements + literacy devices, look it up and take notes Please help!!!!! ps -- what is literacy devices????????/
  60. stats ?

    In order to improve the English speaking and reasing skills of their students, Jack Box Elementary assigns students whose native language is Spanish to a bilingual program for 8 week. To test the effectiveness of this program, then also need a control condition, in which the ...
  61. stats

    In order to improve the English speaking and reasing skills of their students, Jack Box Elementary assigns students whose native language is Spanish to a bilingual program for 8 week. To test the effectiveness of this program, then also need a control condition, in which the ...
  62. English

    Could you please check these sentences for me? Can you help me express the following ideas better? Thank you. 1) If you don't get a "passed" out of your last written test you'll have to take a make-up exam in English August (to make up for your low mark in English). 2) I'm ...
  63. english teachers?

    are there any english teachers on here at this time?
  64. English - ms. sue

    ms. sue u be able help me with my english questions?
  65. English

    My new boss is being picky about a test I made for students. I wrote a question that reads "how many people in your family?" It seems perfectly acceptable to me in an MC quiz for beginners, however the boss is saying it should read "how many people are there in your family?" ...
  66. English

    Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:13pm. 1. You need a room more than I need a study. 2. You need a room more. 3. You need a room a lot. ----------------- Are they all grammatical? Did 'more' come from 'much'? English - Writeacher, Thursday, February 5, 2015 at...
  67. English

    Writacher, I urgently need you to check these sentences. Thank you very much. 1.The new teacher arrives on Tuesday for his first lesson. 2.We are meeting our friends in the square at 3 o’clock and then we are going to the disco together. 3.Tomorrow it will be rainy. 4.He’...
  68. College English Journal

    I personally think this is a terrific journal.Good job.Think you can reply to mine.? Plz help to revise this journal, thanks! The English-121 is my first course that taken in college. Even though I have taken AP courses before, I still feel something differences when taking ...
  69. English

    Homework Help: English Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:29pm. Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 5:35pm. Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:39pm. Try hard to succeed. (What is the part of speech of 'to succeed'? Is 'to succeed' the object of ...
  70. english

    i am learning about capital letters in English and i need to write a sentence about Earth. i was just wondering if planet has to have a capital letter. Planet Earth or planet Earth which is right? thanks!
  71. English

    How do the styles and themes of “Theme for English B” and “Ballad of Birmingham” compare? I read both, but I don't understand how that could compare in themes of styles. They have both different themes and styles! x2
  72. English

    I have to edit these. Add any words needed for grammatical or logical completeness 1. Very few black doctors were allowed to serve in the Civil War, and their qualifications had to be higher than white doctors. 2. Producers of violent video games are not capable or interested ...
  73. English

    * Approach level, On level, Beyond level (What are the meanings of the words? There are English problems with three levels in the text book. Approach level is for the beginners. On level is for the medium-level students. Beyond level is for the high level students. What is the...
  74. English

    I urgently need to send a letter to a University teacher, expert in the study I don't even know how to start this letter. Can you help me write an introductory sentence to the teacher? 1) Our school is currently working on the planning of a Comenius Project to be carried out ...
  75. English

    Could you please check these sentences? Thank you. 1) Make yourself at home and help yourself to a cup of tea. After waking up it takes me a while to get up. 2) Have you woken the child up? She apologized to me for arriving late/for not doing her homework/for leaving her book ...
  76. english

    hello admin,i have an english homework and i confuse with this question 1 robin still felt --------- of the accident several months later. a reaction b effects c affects d contraction and i answer a,is it wrong? 2 despite the peer pressure, jessica held fast to her _________ a...
  77. English

    1. We can help their son and daughter. 2. We can help their daughter and son. (Which one is generally used?) 3. This is a blouse and that is a shirt. 4. This is a blouse but that is a shirt. (Which one is grammatical?) 5. I like English or Korean. 6. She is pretty or kind. 7. ...
  78. World History

    What factor led the English to attempt to kill off entire Native American peoples? A. Native Americans provided a good labor source for the Spanish. B. Native Americans had vast wealth to exploit for tribute. C. The Native Americans' large populations were a direct threat. D. ...
  79. English and Language Arts

    Which of the following would you find in the new English and Language Arts curriculum guidelines? A: An oral language program only at the primary grades B: A phonics program at all grades C: A writing program at all grades D: A study of core literacy works only in junior high
  80. english

    hey people!! im new here and i just got an essay to do on english altough its the first day of school!! please guys i really need your help.. its a essay on the following topics: 1-summer 2-love is not all it's made out to be 3-a glorious sunset 4-stories like ours have happy ...
  81. English

    Thank you all for _____ _____ in our volunteer work. 1. Fill in the blanks with suitable expressions. 2. Put two English words in the blanks. 3. What are the appropriate words for the blanks? Complete the sentence by putting right words in the blanks. ===================== Are...
  82. English

    Hello, I am from Norway, I am not good in english and I hope someone could help me with this text. I should write about if the wolves should live or not. A letter to the editor. Here is what i've writen so far. PS, it must be in formal english. I wonder if someone could just ...
  83. eNGLISH

    These are the last questions. Thank you. I hope you are not too tensed-up for your make-up exam. 2) In what way did Elizabeth use her being unmarried as a political weapon? 3( How did the English ships manage to defeat (to win over is possible?) the Spanish fleet? How did she ...
  84. math

    what percent of students have a major other than math, history, english or science. math=200 history=300 english = 400 science=150 other= 200
  85. MATHS

    A store clerk sold 25 maths books and 10 english books for $855.00 .if she sold 10 maths books and 40 English books, she would have got $135 more. calculate the cost of each book.
  86. English

    Ative stage ideas for teaching english. You know games, word games, study games, but realy games and ideas that make them speak alot. I looking for a plethora of them. Have found 3 here two there but Im looking for a link that is the treaure trove of activate ideas (activate ...
  87. french

    i need help with my french wat does j'aime brien ma ville.Le weekend mon pere va au marche et vais au cinema mean i don't have a clue! please help Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. With the aide of a good paper-back dictionary (English to French/French to ...
  88. English

    Thank you for helping me. I left out the following sentences. 1) Bamboo is the fastest growing plant in the world for its natural ability to absorb water. 2) Furthermore, it thrives naturally without the use of fertilizers or pesticides. 3)It is seldom eaten by pests or ...
  89. English

    I've added a few more things to a sentence. I'd like you to check it. I included another doubt. 1) In particular, we may be interested in two different types of two-week courses: one for students, whose level usually ranges from low intermediate to upper intermediate; and one ...
  90. English

    1. I am going to try an English club. 2. I am going to join an English club. (Does 'try' mean 'join'?)
  91. Math

    out of 80 candidates who appeared for a combined test in English and Hindi, 64 passed at least in one subject. If 45 passed in English and 52 passed in hindi. how many passed in both the subject ?
  92. Ebhs,maths,siswati,english and business studies

    I am frank,i have 4 credits with me namely,maths,siswati,business studies and english,am asking what courses i can take
  93. English

    1. He wrote this novel last year. => This novel was written last year. 2. He has written this novel in easy English. => This novel is written in easy English. 3. He lost two pens last week. => Two pens were lost last week. 4. He has lost two pens . => Two ...
  94. ap english exam

    Does anyone know where I can find a free online copy of questions 28-43 on the 1996 AP English Language & Composition Exam? I found the exam but for some reason they skipped questions 28-43. I couldn't find it online, but it's possible that questions 28-43 were just trial ...
  95. English

    Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 10:03pm. Is he doing well in class? 1. - No, he isn't. You see, he can't read or write. 2. - No, he isn't. You know, he can't read or write. ----------------------- Are both the same? Which one is commonly used, 'You see' or 'You ...
  96. Maths

    1) Suppose of the 4,000 freshmen at a college everyone is enrolled in a mathematics or an English class during a given quarter. If 2,000 are enrolled in a mathematics class, and 3,000 in an English class, how many are enrolled in both a mathematics class and an English class? ...
  97. History (grade 5) please help"

    explain the connection between european exploration of north and south amwerica and international trade? is there any connections to begin with? Is it, South Americais geographically bordered on the west by the pacific ocean and wast by countries including North Amserica. In ...
  98. English

    Hello everybody! I've got some problems with my english homework,and I'd really appreciate our help! My homework is : name a stressfull job eg.:doctor,manager than describe why this job is so stresfull,what can be the causers of sress.Why is this bad if you work as an xxxxx ...
  99. English

    (Continuing my older English post) Okay, So I understand what it means now. But I just don't know how to write it out. I've been trying to write this for an hour now. I'm a Muslima, I'm a also a female, I guess those are both tthings I could write. But I don't know what I'm ...
  100. World Geography

    REVIEW 1.Which of the following was one cause of the Civil War in the United States? A. The South wanted new states to allow slavery and the North did not. B. The North wanted new states to allow slavery and the South did not. C. The North opposed signing treaties with Native ...
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