1. english

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  2. 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
  3. ENGLISH (LANGUAGE ARTS)

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  4. Question

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  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. English Ms Sue

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  8. 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
  9. language arts

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  10. Axia

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  11. English 101

    My question is to correct the faulty parallelism.How can we do that. "The streets were not only too steep but also were too narrow for anything other than pedestrian traffic." The structure is parallel. Perhaps the second were isn't needed. Please check
  12. 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
  13. english

    hi just wondering if someone could give me tips on dangling modifiers. Thanks Here are some websites with good explanations and examples: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_dangmod.html
  14. 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 =
  15. 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!!!!!!
  16. english

    85. The overriding goal when teaching grammar to EFL students should be to A: improve their communications skills. B: help them successfully name parts of speech. C: improve their abilities to diagram sentences. D: help them prepare their own grammar
  17. English

    ahh i need help, when do i use his or her, thier, or its????soo confusing!! THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! >< http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm Scroll down a bit and read the entire
  18. 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:
  19. 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:
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. business studies

    Discuss whether the growth of small businesses in Northern Ireland should be encouraged. This question implies that you need to set up your response as a comparison/contrast paragraph or essay. If you are unclear about how to write comparison/contrast
  23. ENGLISH

    hi i need a paragraph not instructions on introduction paragraph No one here will write your paragraph for you. Only you can do that. Once you have one written, please post it and someone here will critique your work.
  24. English

    Thank you for your help. One more question about the verb send goes as follows. 1. He sent me a book. [active] 2. I was sent a book by him.[passive] 3. A book was sent (to) me by him.[passive] ---------------------- #3 is grammatical. It has no problem.
  25. 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.
  26. 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
  27. 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?)
  28. Language

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

    Hey, Yesterday I asked a question about "the" and Writeacher helped me a lot. But now I have a further question. I have a rule in my grammar book, which says, that Nationalities with the suffix -ese. -ch, -sh, -ss; goes with the. And wirteacher says that I
  30. 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:
  31. English

    What would English be like without grammar? If grammar didn't exist and there were no rules to language, how would that change the way we speak? I made these questions on my own because I think it would be interesting to add into my paper.
  32. grammar

    if your baby does not like cold apple juice, it should be heated. I not sure where the dangling modifier is in this sentence. I think it is fine the way it is. could you help me The problem is the word "it" -- does that word refer to the baby or to the
  33. English

    Edit for proper grammar Neither of the textbooks contain the answer to the test question.
  34. philosophy

    just a question... do you guys edit essays here? (for grammar/sentence structure?)
  35. english help

    I need help with these questions. The first question I have to make the language nonsexist for inclusive language. Question is The directors and their wives met the stockholders for a night on the town. Second question is making language nonsexist Question
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. grammar

    I'm not used to the system here, could Ms. Sue check my 10:03 grammar question when she gets a chance? I would be so grateful. I am going to be up late anyway!
  39. Grammar

    Another grammar question from me... I need help understanding gerund phrases. I know the meaning and everything there is just no easy way for me to spot them..any help for me? Thanks -MC
  40. 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:
  41. English

    Hello. Will you please help me with a grammar question: is it possible to use "before" with a future perfect verb, for example: "He will have prepared the report before December 20 (before Friday)"? Thank you.
  42. Grammar

    Another quick question about grammar... "...two large single stranded DNA, which have a low viscosity" (would it be have or has????)
  43. English

    (Grammar quizzes can be tough. There is a lot to learn, so it's hard to remember. I find that it gets easier with practice.) Does the above sentence have any grammar errors. Please help me I am horrible in english and need to pass this class thank you in
  44. 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.
  45. ENGLISH

    THE SUBJECT OF A SENTENCES MAY BE WHAT PART OF SPEECH What about nouns and pronouns, including proper nouns? Here are some excellent websites that will help with basic grammar questions like yours: http://www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm Click on TERMS and find
  46. PLEASE READ before you ask a question

    Before posting, please understand a few things. 1) If we see other tutors replied to your message, we might skip it to go to others at first. This may be a problem, which I will discuss in a minute. If you do not ask a question, you will not get an answer.
  47. English

    Is the following sentence still a run-on sentence/or is there grammar errors...Grammar quizzes can be tough, there is a lot to learn and it is hard to remember. I find that it gets easier with practice.
  48. 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
  49. 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.
  50. english desperate

    Are these corret! tahnk you so much review for test! are my answers correct 1. Several people listened, but nobody voluntered??? simple 2. Gina and dave picked the wild flowers, and we arranged them???simple 3. Snow fell: winter was now upon us?? compound
  51. English

    Is the following sentence still a run-on sentence/or is there grammar errors...Grammar quizzes can be tough, there is a lot to learn and it is hard to remember. I find that it gets easier with practice. Thank you in advance for your help.
  52. English

    Hello. Thank you for your help. Will you please help me with one more grammar question? "The reform has not covered every section of the population and HAS hardly led to a positive result." Do I have to use the second HAS or is it possible to omit it?
  53. 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
  54. English

    Write one paragraph describing the difference between grammar and usage. I have to score 20 points on this paragraph and I don't even know what to say in it. Grammar is the whole system and the structure of our language in general. This is all I got. What
  55. Literature

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  56. English

    Is there a site where it can accurately check grammar? I use the the Word grammar/spell check, and it still messes up at times :/ thanks much!
  57. english

    Dr. Frankenstein flung a powere switch, blue streamers of static electricity crackled about the table the creature gave a grunt and opened smoldering eyes. Is this a comma splice and if so how do I fix it? Yes, it definitely has a comma splice AND a fused
  58. 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
  59. English

    What is the predicate for this question? One african bird is named the honey guide. The predicate in any sentence is the verb and all that goes with it (adverbs, adverbial clauses and phrases). Usually the subject (and all that goes with it, if anything)
  60. 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.
  61. Writing

    Hello! I was on here the other day asking about how I should write up an analysis of a conversation with a four-year-old boy, and I was hoping I could have some help with the grammatical aspect of the paper? Would you mind if I post my analysis here and
  62. English

    Is the following sentence a complex sentence? As a result of showing my gregarious personaity, I have many friends. No, it's not complex. Before the comma, there needs to be a clause, not a phrase. Did you find my correction below?? Let me know how you
  63. 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
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. 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
  67. Research paper

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  68. Semniar MGT

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  69. Languate...Grammar

    Hello. 1. I wish he were a bird. 2. I wish he was a bird. 3. I wish I were a doctor. I think #1 is correct. What about #2? Is it OK? And what about #3? Numbers 1 and 3 are correct; 2 is incorrect. Read about the use of subjunctive mood in English:
  70. Punctuating Sentences

    Without a doubt, cramming for the test. This is not a complete sentence. The phrase "cramming for the test" is either a gerund or praticipial phrase, but there's no subject or verb here. When you decide how you'll make this into a complete sentence, please
  71. english grade 12

    in the poem grammar poem by Rita Wong list three different metaphors used to describe english and english grammar. do you agree with her assesment and why
  72. English Com

    Does this sentence have a dangling modifier? Ironing out all wrinkles, the pants looked much more presentable. Yes, again. It reads as if the pants had ironed out all the wrinkles!! =) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm Here's an
  73. english

    In which one of the following sentences is the possessive used correctly. A. The boy's basketball team plays every friday. B. Their's is the first bus to arrive at school every morning. C. The childrens' activity period lasts 15 minutes. D. Carl's and
  74. English

    Are these sentences correct: The littel boy handed Santa a list that said he wanted: a truck, a train, and a million dollars. Her mind flew so quickly-she had so much to remember-that she forgot to stop at the light First sentence: ~~correct the spelling
  75. English

    I forgot to include the following four sentences. 1)In my village there isn't a market. There is one in the next village called "Piave" and it is held on Monday mornings. 2)My parents always complain about my untidiness 3)I do the washing-up using a
  76. Com 120

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  77. To: Anonymous; Re: GRAMMAR TEST

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  78. Language

    Using Comparative or superlative adverbs which is correct grammar? Of all players, Kate moved the ball down the floor faster or fastest? When comparing her with one other person (so that two people are being compared), use the -er word. When comparing her
  79. 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
  80. writeacher

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  81. grammar

    odd question... "I longingly gazed at my tan lined ring finger, and somehow knew: he’s proud." i am trying to edit that sentance, does it make sense? As in does the grammar make it flow?
  82. Subject-Verb Agreement

    Either the interviewer or the committee members usually begins by asking simple questions about your background. First of all, decide what the subject(s) is (are); then you will be able to decide if the verb needs fixing, and how.
  83. English

    I learned that a noun has six functions. One of those funstions are, subject of a verb. Can you provide a definition of, "subject of a verb." This site will give you an excellent definition and good examples.
  84. English

    Which sentence contains words in italics that form a gerund phrase? A. The laughing boy sat down. (Laughing is the italic word B. An interesting novel provides good entertainment. ( Interesting is the italic word) C. Winning the race demanded speed and
  85. english

    Which one of the following sentences containes an unnecessary comma. A. We had to decide among steak, lobster, and pork roast. B. Before we could enter the building, we had to show our identification badges. C. The car that was used as a demonstration in
  86. human bahavior in organization..ms.sue pls.help me

    please help my answer to correct the grammar thank you. QUESTION 1.How effectively your staff communicates and relates to each other can tell you how much they care for their work and the people around them. MY ANSWER. To be able to instruct them correctly
  87. English

    We were supposed to label every word in these sentences, but some of them were kind of confusing: The process is a method using heat and cold. I know that "the" is article adj., "process" is subject, a article adj, "and" is a conjunction , but what is the
  88. english

    how can this sentence be corrected "The ball was hit by the boy." The sentence was not incorrect in the first place, but it was in passive voice, and both bobby and Kayse have turned it around and put it in active voice. It's always MUCH better to write in
  89. English

    In the sentence... Paul often wrote poems in the evening. He also began to write a play titled "Saul" Would the period go in front of the quotation mark or after? Thanks for all your help! In front of the closing quotation mark.
  90. can someone please edit my intro paragrah thanks?

    Should Gorbachev be blamed for the current economic woes of Russia? Is a very important question asked today? Why? Because many wonder what would have happened if Gorbachev would have not turned Russia into perestroika, would Russia still be the same as it
  91. english 1

    When should you place a colon? Usually, the colon is used when you have made a statement and then you write specifics (often as a series) after the statement. There are good explanations and examples here:
  92. Grammar

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  93. 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
  94. English 4

    These webpages on thesis statements should help you write a good one. http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/thesistatement.html http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_thesis.html http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/thesis.htm
  95. 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
  96. Question for Mrs.Sue help

    Mrs.Sue I posted a question on this website with my answer I wrote looking for help with my grammar before I turned it in and the teacher found on this site and I told him I posted it but, he won't give me credit for it unless it is deleted off this
  97. english

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  98. GT LA

    How does the phrase studying grammar function in sentence 4? Sentence 4: I hated studying grammar when I was in school. A) main verb Eliminate B) direct object C) subject complement D) subject of the sentence. subject My answer: D
  99. English

    In this sentence, where do the commas go: Again I ask you implore you to help me Mr. Janus. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm In here, pay special attention to introductory elements, parenthetical elements, and nouns of address (at the end
  100. 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