grammar

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  1. ENGLISH (LANGUAGE ARTS)

    REcognizing Antecedents http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns.htm http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_pronuse.html And others: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=recognize+antecedent+grammar =)
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. English Ms Sue

    The last thing on my final is a paragraph I had to write, Using correct spelling and correct grammar, write a paragraph of five related sentences that discuss your experience in the English Grammar course. Using all four sentence types. Will you proof read
  5. 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
  6. language arts

    need study sites for pronouns, propers nouns, adverbs, verbs, nouns. THNX :) http://members.cox.net/lenco1/grammarpractice/ http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Go into Word & Sentence Level for different specific grammar issues--most all of which have
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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 =
  10. 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!!!!!!
  11. 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
  12. 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:
  13. 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:
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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
  19. Language

    What is a pronou called that points out something? demonstrative http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm Scroll down. =)
  20. 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:
  21. 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.
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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:
  25. 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.
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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.
  30. 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
  31. 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.
  32. 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
  33. 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.
  34. Question

    Do you the different comma's? I don't know what your exact question is, but here is a webpage that includes excellent explanations and examples for the different comma uses: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm =)
  35. 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
  36. Literature

    what are some methods towards writng about literature? Be sure to add all of these to your Favorites or Bookmarks: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/literature.htm from: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/
  37. 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!
  38. 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
  39. 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.
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. Axia

    The creature sat upright and tugged at the shackles binding his ankles, Frakenstein uttered a piercing scream I'm not sure what you are asking here, but if it's about the construction or any errors in what you've typed in, here goes: That is not a
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. Com 120

    I looking for the comma splice http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm#splice Here's an explanation of what a comma splice is and some examples, as well as how to fix them. Please re-post if you have specific questions. =)
  54. 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
  55. 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
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. 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
  59. english

    what is an interjection? Try www.dictionary.com what key would you use forlesson7-1 homework helper online I wish someone would answer my question the telling me to look it up!!!!!!!!!!! what question????????????????????? what question?????????????????????
  60. 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
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. 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
  64. 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.
  65. 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:
  66. 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
  67. 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
  68. 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
  69. 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
  70. 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
  71. 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
  72. language arts

    What's a simple subject,complete subject and predicate, simple predicate Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is a grammar site you might like: http://www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm Click on Terms and then find the topic you need help
  73. english

    how do you write an evaluation? What kind of evaluation are you referring to? Job evaluation? Evaluation of literary work? Or what? If you're referring to a literary evaluation, here's a webpage that may help:
  74. reading/english

    Identify the pronouns(s)andin the following sentenceas personal,reflexive,intensive,demonstrative, interrogative,relative or indefinite. James designedthe building himself Please note that we don't do students' homework for them. Our tutors try to give you
  75. 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
  76. English

    Diagram these sentances: 1Maggie woke me up with her silly crying. 2Darby cried, too. 3I awoke quickly. 4What was the matter? 5The hungery dogs barked and ran into the kitchen. Here are two wonderful websites that will help you with diagramming:
  77. sentence

    The United States is not a democracy, it is a Republic. The United States is a democracy because the people elect its leaders. democracy Can someone help me understand how to use this word in a sentence? Correction of the run-on (comma splice): ...
  78. fused sentence

    The creature sat upright andtugged at the shackles binding his ankles, frankenstein uttered a piercing scream. We will be happy to critique your correction to this fused sentence. Fused sentence, comma splice (which is what this is), or run-on -- they're
  79. 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.
  80. English

    How do you determine the correct verb in a compound subject sen.? What is the best way to determine the correct verb? plez help!:/ Simple sentence with compound subject: Jack and Jill ran up the hill. Compound subject = Jack, Jill Verb = ran The verb is
  81. written communication

    Write a letter to a bank that made mistakes on my checks while keeping goodwill. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/pw/index.html#sub6 On this webpage, be sure to go into the first two links under Letters, Memos, and Reports.
  82. 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
  83. 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.
  84. english

    How do I diagram this sentence? And than all of a sudden he could. I think you mean "then" rather than "than" -- right? Here are two sites that will help you with diagramming: http://members.cox.net/teachro/
  85. 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
  86. I need to fix this!

    Mosquitoes are the largest disseminated insects. They are found anywhere; they can be found on verandas, balconies steps, and many other places. They are at their best when behind bed curtains; this is where they delight at their successful conflicts.
  87. Grammar

    Lately when I've been reading news articles and website blogs, I've been seeing some funny grammar that I don't remember learning about. It deals with commas for a list of items. Normally I thought you would write like this: I have potatoes, carrots, and
  88. Language Arts

    What goes in a conclusion paragraph? http://nutsandbolts.washcoll.edu/ending.html http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/endings.htm http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/conclude.html from http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/catalogue.html =)
  89. 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
  90. Grammar Advisor

    Are these correct? I mark my answer with an X. 88. The reason to list all of the preliminary (non-procedural) information in a lesson plan is to be sure have considered each aspect. keep good records for your future needs. be able to communicate clearly
  91. GRAMMAR

    Correct Punctuation, Spelling, Grammar etc. 1. Here's the slice of cake you asked for. 2. You should always check your grammar, spelling, and punctuation when transcribing. 3. He denies any fever, chills, night sweats, and weight loss. 4. Since the
  92. English

    Do you understand why "defines" is correct? Even though "Baskin-Robbins" appears to be plural (with the -s on the end), it's singular because it's the name of one company. Therefore, the verb needs to have the third-person-singular ending (-s) when in
  93. 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.
  94. Sentence Structure : English

    Can you please tell me if this is a simple, compound, complex or compound-complex sentence. And can you please tell me why it is the one it is like if it's because there are two dependent clauses or whatever the case may be. The sentence is : Zhang Jie
  95. English

    Writeacher, I need your help to find exercises on the following grammar topics: 1) Defining and non-defining relative clauses. (e.g. two sentences to combine ...) 2) Wish (+ simple past, past perfect, would + inf.) 3)Indirect speech (reporting verbs such
  96. 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?)
  97. English / Grammar

    Please check the following sentences and let me know if they are correct. Thank you in advance!! Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified before the sentence. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Punctuation
  98. Linguistics

    I am reposting this because I did not receive an answer and am still stuck. (a) The lexicon and phrase structure grammar cannot provide hierarchical structures (i.e., trees) for sentences such as the following: -A lion escaped from the zoo yesterday. -An
  99. 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
  100. 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

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