Writing...Grammar

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English

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

ponctuation, mechanisme, and writing

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] ...

grammar

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] ...

English

Do you guys do grammar check on like a paragraph. I am writing a letter to the principle and I want to have proper grammar. Thank you.

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...

random question about writing

Im very bad at writing and my grammar is very bad too. can any writing tutor gave me tips to improve?

Grammar...Writing

Hello, Does the following sentence contain a relative clause? The audience applauded the ambassador, who spoke for one-half hour. Thank You http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm Scroll down a bit and read about relative clauses. What are the words they begin with...

grammar

Brooke and Wilfred are two poets with opposing views, but it is important to notice that they both have something in common regarding their writing. is it writing or writings

com-155

Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are ...

writing

Can you explain the differences in these terms, and the function they serve when writing an essay? thesis and thesis statement central reasoning and central relationship The thesis is your central idea, your main idea, the point you are trying to prove in your paper. The ...

Grammar

**The comparatives are surronded by () and the superlatives are surronded by <>. **Is this assignment wrote correctly? **Are than any grammar mistakes? Compare and contrast your abilities as an academic writer now as opposed to when you began at Axia College. Using four ...

Grammar

**The comparatives are surronded by () and the superlatives are surronded by <>. **Is this assignment wrote correctly? **Are than any grammar mistakes? Compare and contrast your abilities as an academic writer now as opposed to when you began at Axia College. Using four ...

HOMEWORK

PERSUASIVE WRITING ON TRANSPORTATION ARE TRAINS BETTER THAN THE BUSES? I can't wait to read what you wrote and help you with it. Sounds like a good topic. Here in Taiwan, we can get around the country in either a train or a bus fairly inexpensively and conveniently. I would ...

English

Bobpursley is correct. And here's a webpage that will give you some guidelines and specific words: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm =) Does anyone know if a persuasive paper has to have a transition word at the beginning of a paragraph???? Please let me ...

english

I am writing an essay where I am supposed to write sentences that demonstrate "series of three" using parallel structure. What is that? Here are some examples: For breakfast this morning, I ate scrambled eggs, bacon, and toast. Janie, Sam, and Mariah are my closest friends. My...

English

Choosing a good reviewer for your writing means finding someone who A. is a close friend and will give you a positive review. B. concentrates on correcting your spelling and grammar errors. C. will concentrate on your ideas and how well you support them. D. knows everything ...

english

i am writing an essay on stained glass windows. they want me to write a Working Draft Outline of Research Report and a Working Draft Bibliography/Research Rept what do i do for these?? thanks in advance http://www.ipl.org/div/teen/aplus/ At this site, you'll find all kinds of ...

Early childhood

School-age children generally develop writing skills in which sequence? A.Expressive writing,expository writing,story B.Exposity writing,story writing,expressive writing. C.Expressive writing,story writing,expository. Story writing,expository writing,expressive writing

Grammar and Composition

1. The dialects of the Angles and the Saxons (is, ARE) ancestors of Modern English. 2. The Indians (LIVE, lives) on reservations. 3. I (LIKE, likes) playing such sports as basketball, football, and baseball. 4. The rules in the textbook (is, ARE) guidelines for using standard ...

Grammar

Is this grammatically correct? "Writing—Novel Response #1."

english

help on how to write a narrative like a first lecture in the university What are you trying to do? Write a story? Please be specific. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/narrative.htm http://my.powa.org/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=43 Writing a Story...

grammar

I have a sentence: langston hughes who lived from 1902 to 1967 read works by the great twentieth century midwestern poets vachel lindsay edgar lee masters and carl sandburg used their influence in writing his own poetry. Now I need help writing the parts of speech for the ...

WRITING

Can you give me a example of a compound-complex sen. with two dependent clauses? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm This webpage discusses various types of clauses and how they fit together into different kinds of sentences. A compound-complex sentence has two ...

COM 155

I have been asked to explain if it is a good idea to write a summary before writing the paper. Will someone please look over my work. I feel it is always a good idea to draft anything that you are writing. This will give you an opportunity to revise, add more information, take...

grammar

i am writing a 10 page essay on college and pro football. can anyone help?

english grammar

what is pressy writing? correct my question if i am wrong

writing

Can someone please help? Does this seem to be correct? o Identify which paragraph was more effective and analyze why this is so. o Include a discussion of sentence variety and the rhythm of the author’s writing. o Focus on the writing rather than the opinions presented. o ...

grammar

Why is it important to use appropriate punctuation, including plurals and possessives, in your writing?

grammar

Why do you need to use appropriate punctuation including plurals and progressives in writing

Grammar and writing

What is the adverb? Pete sometimes pretends he is strong, silent cowboy.

grammar

In what way will the recognition of writing patterns help you to grasp the main idea in a paragraph?

grammar and writing

what is the adverb in this sentence: pete sometimes pretends he is a strong, silent cowboy.

Grammar

If as writing Spanish Conquistadors, would it have to be capitalized? how about European Explorers?

report

oh no!!! i have a report on the Blarney castle in Ireland due tomorrow and i don't know how i should write it to make it sound good!!! what should i do to get it done?? i need a quick answer!!! help!!!!!!!! Here is the best site on the web on writing an essay...http://www....

Grammar

Is this sentence a subject verb agreement? Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm Please see #5.

Essay writing

Can u help me plz, i have to write an essay on "What is the place of animals in the lofe of Man?" Thank u :-) ... in the life of man -- ?? Here are a few websites that are excellent about leading you through the writing process in order to end up with a good essay: http://www....

english-please revise

Question: What was your experience with the Center for Writing Excellence (CWE) in the past? In addition to the CWE, what other writing tools are available for revising a research paper? How can you become your own editor and look at your writing with a critical eye? Answer: I...

outline

I need help on constructing a persuasive speech outline. Do you know a good website that will show me how to do this? Thanks. Persuasion and argument are almost the same thing. The principles for writing an argument (essay or speech) are the same. http://www.powa.org/argument/...

english

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...

English Grammar

1. I am writing up today's diary. 2. I am keeping today's diary. 3. I am writing down today's diary. 4. I am writing today's diary. Which expressions are correct? To make #s 1, 3, and 4 correct, you'd have to add the word "entry" after the word "diary." The expression is that ...

formal writing

Academic papers NEED to be formal so that your professors will take your ideas seriously. You need to be very organized and deliberate in presenting your ideas, and you need to follow all the "rules" of standard English grammar and usage. Here are two websites (among many) ...

writing...grammar

Hello, Which sentence contains a dangling modifier? 1. When the storm began to abate, we went home. 2. By the light of the moon, I tripped over a rock. 3. The dog that is man's best friend is cat's worst enemy. I don't see any dangling modifiers in here. Here are some websites...

Grammar

Formal writing shows writers’ critical thinking. Help me to understand the subject, verb and object in this sentence.

writing

Can you tell me what type of essay I would be writing in response to this statement: "What, if anything, is significant about an issue--expressed in a claim?" My instructor told us to write an essay to this question. A "claim" is usually the term for the thesis statement when ...

Grammar and Composition

I'm having trouble writing a sentence using the word accentuate It means to give emphasis to something

English

I have to write a poetry analysis paper. I do not know how to start the first paragraph. Do I startwith telling the teacher what I'm writing on and then go into the different parts or should i take another approach? I'll give you some of the best links I've found. The first ...

english

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 http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/...

grammar

Dickens, as well as Trollope and Thackeray, were writing novels depicting English life and customs when Victoria was queen. What is the mistake in this sentence.

business

n which part of writing process is it most important to know the rules of grammar and punctuation?A)Planning B)Gathering C) Revising D) Editing. i think it is d

copm 170 english grammar

an instructional guide on the writing process for the future choose an effectiv formar for your job aid

english

Through my degree in Biology I became experienced with statistical analysis as well as writing literature reviews. Are there any grammar errors in that sentence?

Grammar

Hiya. I'm writing a essay and in the context of an individuals' desire to have a right to privacy, should the apostrophe be before or after the s? Thanks in advance.

grammar

It's been too long... someone please help - 4th grade grammar, simple and complete subjects in sentences. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/subjects.htm This webpage should help immensely. Just remember that the complete subject is the simple subject plus all its ...

English

what is the preposition, conjunction, and artical of these sentances? 1. Stan enrolled in the driving course, and he looked forword to his first lesson. 2. He read a book of instructions or rules of the road. 3.Then, He practiced all the driving instructions with an instructor...

literacy

can u plz give me 10 connectives and 10 sentences with them e.g:ALTHOUGH i love ice cream.i'm only allowed it once a week will u be done by tommorow? AND PLZ MAKE IT SNAPPY!!!!!! http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conjunctions.htm#subordinating_conjunctions and http://...

Writing

I am writing an introduction for a history fair project, my thesis is approved all I need to know is hoe my form of my introduction should go. You know where to put the thesis and where to start off and how to be a,b, and c where it needs to be. A good introduction, whether to...

English

I'm pleased you can help me this week, too, Writeacher. Just a few things. 1) I've just had a parent-teacher meeting today. Some of my new students, whose grammar is very, very low and study very little complained about their bad marks in English. They are in their last year ...

english

When considering the extent that Tolkien borrows the characters,objects and events from the ancient myths, there are a variety of evidences that Tolkien uses the elements of heroism, the precious treasure and the retaliation to create the fantasy story, The Hobbit. is this ...

Composition

Can you please check this for any grammatical errors? Thank you for your help. Having been out of school for 15 years, I seem to have forgotten the fundamentals of grammar. Taking Composition and Communication 155 has helped me gain a better understanding of basic grammar and ...

Grammar

I am writing a compare and contrast essay between private school and public school can you help me write it

Grammar

Parallel construction in writing means using similar forms of words, phrases, or clauses in sentence patterns and structures. A) True B) False my answer is A

english

I need help with working with critical reviews. I need help starting my introduction. These are the guidelines: Begin your essay with an introductory paragraph. Include the title of the novel this essay is concerned with (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) and the author's ...

english

Compare and contrast your abilities as an academic writer now as opposed to when you began at Axia College. Using four comparatives and four superlatives within your responses, explain what has led to these changes and what changes you will make in the future. When I began ...

english

Writing terms. Fill in the blanks. 1-final 9-topic 2-prewiting 10-introduction 3-idea 11-homonyms 4-conclusion 12-transition 5-voice 13-rough drapht 6-conventions 14-antonyms 7-persuasive 15-synonyms 8-organization -the( )writing trait judges your ability to divide your essay ...

Language

What is a pronou called that points out something? demonstrative http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm Scroll down. =)

english

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

Grammar

I'm still really confused with this one; I posted it up a couple of days ago but never got the answer Is this a dangling modifier? To the victor goes the privelage of writing history. -MC

ethics

I need to start working on my class final i just started my class at WUO I have to do an autobiographical research paper on race in my community I just don't know where to start or how to start an autobiographical can someone give me ideas or help me with this. I want to do it...

Question

What,if anything,is wrong with this sentence? An appeals court ordered the money returned,however,the IRS didn't comply. A. PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED SENTENCE B. LACKS PARALLEL PARTS C. DANGLER D. COMMA SPLICE I THINK THE CORRECT ANSWER IS: (B)LACKS PARALLEL PARTS AM I CORRECT? No...

Please help----

When it requires de-emphasis, non-essential material in a sentence is set off by a what? pair of parentheses or a colon THANK YOU!!! Here are explanations for the uses of these marks of punctuation: Colon: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm Parentheses: ...

Grammar

Which sentence is correctly punctuated. 1. The cost, and size of computers are decreasing, almost as rapidly as processing power is increasing. 2. Database management systems were originally large, unwieldly, and ready to use. 3. A factory closing means the community loses ...

Writing

You let grammar errors slip...even though this is supposed to be a draft, ...<<things like this get the readers attention "Cheating leads to the loss of decision making and mistrust.>> How is that sentence wrong?

Grammar

Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are ...

Emglish

Subject-Verb Agreement 1. Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm Scroll down and read #5. Then let me know what you think, and I'll give you feedback. =)

Language...Grammar

Can you tell me which one of these contains a prepositional Pharse? Thank You 1. With the proper help, they'll complete the project early. 2. Running all the way, he got there early. 3. They sang it, and sang it again. Thanks A lot. Only one of these sentences includes a ...

grammar

what is parrallel structure? Parallel structure is making sure that all parts of a series or other sentence constructions are using nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc., in the same order. There are some excellent examples here: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm...

English

After which word should you place a comma? All of us are very eager to see the presentation and we particularly look forward to the question period. It's a compound sentence. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Read section 2. Then let me know what you think. =)

Writing/grammar

________ stories seemed unbelievable. A. Survivors B. Survivor's C. Survivors' D. Survivors's

english/8

Writing terms. Fill in the blanks. 1-final 9-topic 2-prewiting 10-introduction 3-idea 11-homonyms 4-conclusion 12-transition 5-voice 13-rough drapht 6-conventions 14-antonyms 7-persuasive 15-synonyms 8-organization -the( )writing trait judges your ability to divide your essay ...

Google Search

Dear all, If you do not understand a science, math, writing, grammar, history, etc. problem, you can easily find the explanation of the concept you are struggling in on the internet or Google.

Writing

Help me please! My daughter is failing in the 4th grade with her writing. How can I help her improve her writing skills? She doesn't grasp what she reads fully because her writing doesn't match with what she reads. asahe leaves out crucial information and her spelling and ...

Writing

Im writing this paper on James M. Henslin Urban Legends. Can you help me in my writing? what were some of your opinions on this reading?

Creative Writing

Normally, I don't struggle with grammar, but this has me stuck. In this sentence, "One could call him an addict, because women were his drug," would you leave drug plural or singular, or is there something else to do to fix that?

English

Where are some good study sights for english? I have a test and would like an aid. English is a multi-faceted subject: Literature (poems, plays, novels, short stories), grammar, and writing. So you have to be much more specific. Focus on your notes you took. If you took none, ...

English, Hamlet

Statement one: "The woman in the play are wimps completely dominated by te men in theirs." Question one: Discuss this statement critically and show how this adds to the tragic effect of the play. Statement two: "Different conflict situations throughout the play involve all of ...

english

punctuating sentences, adding subject/and or verb. I do not get it, I am lost with this assignment. I need help. 1. With five gallons of gas. 2. Because the store was closed. 3. For the seventh time. None of these three is a complete sentence. You need to add words to complete...

writing process part 2

i need help on writing an eight sentence paragraph. i get a great idea(thought)about what to write and when i do start writing i freak out and go blank.

English

I'm writing an essay about the positive effects of homeschooling, but I'm having trouble writing my introduction. Can anyone help me with writing a good, eye catching first sentence? Thanks!!!!

Grammar

How Do I Work With Common And Proper Nouns? Common nouns name persons, places, things and ideas. Examples: man, friend, librarian, aunt, giraffe, ant, school, city, table, computer, beauty, religion, sadness. Proper nouns name specific persons, places, things, and ideas. ...

grammar

When writing the name of the book within the story, do you put the name of the book in parenthesis, or underline it?

grammar

In the sentence "He is afraid of the night", what part of speech is night?? He = subj is = verb afraid = pred adjective of = preposition the = article night = ___________ (What completes a prepositional phrase?) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/prepositions.htm Let me ...

English

Please track the errors by editing this passage of writing. This is an exercise for my English homework. I have made a couple of changes or editing to the writing piece already, but I am not sure if there are more editing that needs to be made. Also, please evaluate the ...

Grammar...Writing

The name of the common error in the following sentenece? My answer is Dangling Modifier... Is that correct? Thank You 1.The dog that is man's best friend, is cat's worst enemy. There's no dangling modifier here. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm There should...

English

What is the purpose of prewriting in the writing process? A) to help polish your writing B) to find details to complete paragraphs C) to organize your thoughts within a draft D) to help develop a topic for writing

writing essay

What is the number one essay writing rule? A.Always write five paragraphs B.Always brainstorm before writing the essay C.start the writing essay the day it is assigned i got B

COM 220

o What was your experience with the Center for Writing Excellence in the past? In addition to the College for Writing Excellence, what other writing tools are available for revising a research paper? · How can you become your own editor and review your writing with a critical...

english

In which one of the following sentences is the subject-verb agreement correct. A. The sound of the waves are drowning out their cries for help. B. Either Jim or I am going to the convention. C. Neither Carol nor her children is coming to the reunion. D. There is too many ...

essay writing

Which of the following will help you produce clear and effective writing? A. Brainstorming before writing. B. A rubric that provides criteria. C. The style of your paper. D. A solid thesis statement. I chose D.

English

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 = infinitive form =) http...

english

similarities and differences between college students coming from high school and students that are older and have more life experience First of all, what are YOUR ideas on this topic. Are you to write a comparison/contrast essay on it? If so, here are some webpages that will ...

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