1. THE METAPHYSICAL CLUB by Louis Menand

    I'm taking AP US History so I have a summer assignment. I'm supposed to read The Metaphysical Cub by Louis Menand and write a 4-6 page essay on how the ideas of the past (written about in this book_ effect us today... If anyone has read this book, could
  2. English

    Posted by rfvv on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:41am. the Great Fire of London by Janet Hardy Gould ---------------------------- Is this book a novel? English - Writeacher, Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:53am I've never read it, but if it's a novel that's
  3. english

    In Act I of "The Tragedy of Julius Caesar" there appears a shoemaker. Shakespeare never lets us see him again. Suppose the shoemaker is in the crowd that listens to Brutus and Antony, carries away Caesar's body, and then kills the poet Cinna. Write a new
  4. composition writing

    • Imagine that you are teaching English in a local high school. • Imagine that you are the parent or friend of a student having to write a series of essays for a high school English class. • Imagine that you are a teaching assistant for a high school
  5. English

    Hello. I apologize for bothering you with similar questions but I'm supposed to explain the difference in tenses in the following English sentences taken from the original English press. Will you help me please? The context is absolutely the same, but the
  6. statistics

    In a group of 100 students, 60 are taking math and 12 are taking English, but no one is taking both. What is the probability that a randomly selected student from this group is taking either math or English?
  7. English 11

    In English we are reading the crucible and we have to find modern day witch hunt examples.witch hunt being people who are guilty in the opinion of public opinion, but is actually innocent in the court of law. Some examples he and some others gave were
  8. English

    posted by rfvv on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 1:10am. Dona is a female animal...... She doesn't like chocolate. ------------------------------ Does Dona like chocolate? 1. No, she doesn't. 2. No, she doesn't like chocolate. 3. No, she doesn't like. 4. No, it
  9. MATH

    The ratio of the distances a 7-iron and a 5-iron will drive a golf ball is 5 to 6. If a golfer averages 153 yards with a 7-iron how far should he average with a 5-iron Express your answer as an integer or mixed number. 183.6 The appliance store where the
  10. MATH

    The ratio of the distances a 7-iron and a 5-iron will drive a golf ball is 5 to 6. If a golfer averages 153 yards with a 7-iron how far should he average with a 5-iron Express your answer as an integer or mixed number. 183.6 The appliance store where the
  11. English

    1. The next few years, you are growing in and out. 2. During the next few years, you are growing in and out. 3. In the next few years, you are growing in and out. (Which does #1 mean, #2 or #3?) Responses English - GuruBlue, Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at 4:36pm
  12. English

    1. That's fine with me. (Does 'with' mean 'being related to'?) 4. It's raining hard. 5. It's raining heavily. 2. It's raining much. 3. It's raining a lot. 6. It's raining cats and dogs. (Are they all the same in meaning? Can we use 'much' instead of 'a
  13. edu

    7.Which one of the following conditions Fails to foster good communicative interaction in an early learning setting? a. The teacher repeats every thing a child says, but in the proper English form. b. At least during the time the child is in the early care
  14. English

    Can someone check of this email is grammatically correct? Thank you. How are things? 1) I’ve been on holiday in England and I’ve been attending an English summer course for two weeks. 2) I’ve met an interesting girl from London, Mary, at a party
  15. English

    Writeacher, I need your help to write the English translation of the speech my principal will hold when meeting both the German and the French principals. Can you suggest to me "formal" sentences he will probably use when welcoming them, showing them our
  16. 6th grade english

    I'm helping out my sister with her english homework and I am confused on what to do. Underline the independent clauses once and the dependent clauses twice. Circle the phrases. Our football team is proud because the team is undefeated. The part that i
  17. English

    Writeacher, can you please check this email, as I need to send it right now. Thank you very much. 1) I've just read your last email, informing me about our French partner's decision to vary the title of the project. 2) As I have already told you once, we
  18. English

    Writeacher, can you please check this email, as I need to send it right now. Thank you very much. 1) I've just read your last email, informing me about our French partner's decision to vary the title of the project. 2) As I have already told you once, we
  19. English expression

    1. What color eyes does he have? He has dark brown eyes. 2. What color hair does the dog have? She has brown hair. 3. Hair is used not only for people's hair but also for animals' fur. 4. The order of writing the date in English is different from that in
  20. English

    Homework Help: English Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 2:25am. 1. The first class was with my homeroom teacher, Mr. Jang. 2.The first class was my homeroom teacher, Mr. Jang's class. 3. The first class was my homeroom teacher, Mr. Jang's one. 4.
  21. English

    1. After school, I go to an academy and learn 5 subjects. On the midterm exam in the second semester, I can get a better grade. 2. I go back home as soon as I can, and I watch educational programs on EBS. I can study math and English effectivelt. 3. I like
  22. english

    I have an english project about mainstream America, like whats accepted, popular, or a trend in America. So I listed things like war, drugs, peer pressure, education, going green, protests etc etc. Now I have to list things that are considered to be
  23. Filipino to english

    Can anyone help me with this message. Its suppose to be in Filipino and I need to know what it says in English!! kagigising ko lang,, natulog agad ako padating ko, kasi hindi ako makatulog kahapon bago pumasok,, kaya antok ako sa work kanina, kaya pag uwi
  24. Math

    Webster Aquatic Center offers various levels of swimming lessons year-round. The March 2005 Monday and Wednesday evening lessons included instructions from Water Babies through Adults. The number in each classification is given in the table that follows.
  25. English

    English - rfvv Friday, March 16, 2018 at 3:07pm Thank you. 6. Dad is in front of the door. 7. Dad is in back of the door. 8. Dad is in the back of the door. 9. Dad is at back of the door. 10. Dad is at the back of thedoor. [What about these sentences?
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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,
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. math

    the population of Ling is partly english and partly french.If 80% speak english and 70% speak french,what percentage speak both languages?
  37. 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??
  38. Algebra 1

    The debate team needs $240.00 to attend a debate tournament. The club decides to sell cups of iced tea and lemonade at baseball games. Iced tea will be sold for $.50 per cup and lemonade will be sold for $.80 per cup. A. Write an equation to find how many
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. Hogan

    Please help identify the topic subject in each paragraph: Interest rates affect our purchasing decision in a two different ways. A lower interest rate is obviously preferred to minimize expenditure being either long or short term. A lower interest rate is
  42. 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
  43. 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.
  44. 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
  45. english

    what sound devices are used in the poem "how i learned english"i also need the example of the sound devices used
  46. Smoke Signals English

    has anyone seen movie smoke signals? i doing english project on it, need little help
  47. 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
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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
  51. math

    12.(4pts) Solve the problem. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent unless otherwise indicated. Sales of frozen pizza for a club fund-raiser increased from 500 one year to 575 the next year. What was the percent of increase? Solve the problem.
  52. Statistics

    In the following two questions, identify which choices would be considered inferential statistics. 1. of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. a) "42 percent of the people in NYC have O+ blood" Is the statement descriptive
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. 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?
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. 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
  59. 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
  60. Media Writing

    How do you correctly write the following in AP style? "Guilty Verdict. A jury found a Midville man guilty of Second-Degree Manslaughter after an hour's worth of deliberations on Tuesday. Johnny Gene Garber was convicted at the end of a 3-day trial which
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. reading (Ms. Sue or Writeacher)

    Those members will create a "page" in a characterization book entitled "Two Kinds." Each page will present a character, character terms specific to this character, a graphic image and text suppot that "proves" each character term that has been assigned.
  64. 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…"
  65. 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?
  66. 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
  67. 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
  68. 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
  69. english

    I have to write a compare contrast essay does this sound ok? One of the toughest decisions that you are going to face as a parent is to decide where to send your children to get their education. There are many reasons why public schools are academically
  70. 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 (?)
  71. 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.
  72. 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'
  73. 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
  74. 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
  75. 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
  76. 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
  77. 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
  78. 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.
  79. 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,
  80. 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.
  81. 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 (?)
  82. 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
  83. 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
  84. 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
  85. 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
  86. 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
  87. 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
  88. 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.
  89. 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
  90. 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",
  91. English 8R - HELP! (FAST!)

    English 8R HW - literacy elements + literacy devices, look it up and take notes Please help!!!!! ps -- what is literacy devices????????/
  92. 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
  93. 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
  94. 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
  95. English - ms. sue

    ms. sue u be able help me with my english questions?
  96. english teachers?

    are there any english teachers on here at this time?
  97. 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
  98. 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,
  99. 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
  100. 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