Jim Collum

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  1. major parts of speech

    select the incorrect statement. a. Major parts of speech are called content words because the carry most of the meaning fo communication b.Minor parts of speech are called function words because thay are concerned with meaning c. Major parts of speech

    asked on June 12, 2013
  2. identify tenses

    1. The dou had been given the second best time slot. a. past perfect in the passive voice b. past continuous in the passive voice c. an infinitive in the passive voice Answer a 2. The promotional poster was designed by Zach a. past continuous in the

    asked on June 12, 2013
  3. Modal

    Select the correct staement. A. Each modal has one agreed upon meaning B. Modals influence sentence form, but not meaning. C.Modals are conjugated in the same way as there auxillaries D. none of the above statements are correct.

    asked on June 9, 2013
  4. passive voice

    select the sentence which is in the passive voice. A. The menus were kept near the door. B. The cafe' had seating for 40 people. C. Two customers were waiting when Carol opened the door. D. None of the above use passive voice.

    asked on June 9, 2013
  5. tenses

    Identify the verb tense in the following sentences. 1. Zach stopped to call a friend Past continuous 2. What are you doing? present continuous 3. I was hoping to hear from you. Simple past 4.The guy makes his own instruments. simple present

    asked on June 10, 2013
  6. Grammar tenses

    use the following passage Just outside the cafe', Zach stopped to call a friend. "Hey mike. What are you doing? Do you want to work on that song this afternoon?" asked Zach. "sure," answered Mike. " I was hoping to hear from you. I want you to meet this

    asked on June 9, 2013
  7. tenses

    The muffins were fresh. When discussing tenses, the subject of the previous sentencesthe can be called the 1. first person plural 2. second person plural 3. third person plural My answer 1. first person plural

    asked on June 10, 2013
  8. conditional sentence

    1. If the sound system hadn't failed,last night's show would have been better a. this is a correct sentence using the 1st conditional form b. this is correct sentence using the 2nd conditional form C. this is a correct sentence using the 3rd conditional

    asked on June 12, 2013
  9. morpheme vs phoneme

    A prefix such as in the word unhappy, can be called a? My answer was a morpheme but can't it also be called a phoneme?

    asked on June 9, 2013
  10. prepositions

    Preposittions can give information about a. location b. sequence c. method Answer all three are "true" 1.which sentence contains a compound preposititon a. Mark and David enjoyed the evening with Mary and Gwen. b. Mary will drive me home regardless of the

    asked on June 12, 2013
  11. verbs

    While he was biking this morning, Zach had seen a small accident. A huge SUV ran a red light, and the oncoming sedan was unable to stop. Driving on Portland's narrow streets was dangerous and expensive. the small dent in the sedan would cost hundreds to

    asked on June 12, 2013
  12. compound sentence

    1.There was no break between the breakfast and lunch crowds, so Zach's first break was around 2:00. 2.Then he made some notes for the owner, Melanie, who was also the cook on the second shift. I think the compound sentence is the 1st sentence

    asked on June 10, 2013
  13. adjective clause

    Which sentence has an adjective clause? 1.Then he made some notes for the owner, Melanie, who was also the cook on the second shift. 2. There was no break between breakfast and lunch, so his first break was around 2p.m. 1. has an adjective clause

    asked on June 10, 2013
  14. English

    The sentence, I don't know where is it, represents an error in word order. 1. probably where often formed a question. 2. probably because a noun clause was not recognized My answer answer 1 & 2 are correct statements

    asked on June 10, 2013
  15. English

    A. Zach enjoyed biking to his job at the Bistro Cafe'. the early morning ride gave some serenty to his hectic schedule. Opening the restaurant allowed him to get everything ready before the rest of the crew arrived. 1. In the above passage, an example of a

    asked on June 12, 2013
  16. pronoun

    When he arrive at the cafe', Zach started preparing the scones, cookies,and muffins. While bread for sandwiches was purchased from a nearby bakery, he made these himself. Anybody looking for a stale pastry would have to try Starbucks next door. Quality was

    asked on June 12, 2013
  17. direct object

    When the servers arrived, Zach gave them the information on today's specials I am not sure of the direct object of the main clause I think it is "information" and the indirest object is the specials

    asked on June 9, 2013
  18. Grammar advisor

    there are 100 questions on a quiz after taking the test I can only manage 66 % I have heard many students complain they can't get more the 69% after the test we don't receive the test results that show our right or wrong answer so now we dont' know what we

    asked on June 9, 2013
  19. tenses

    1. The duo had been given the second best time slot. a. past perfect in the passive voice b. past continuous in the passive voice c. An infinitive in passive voice d. simple past in the passive Answer d 2. The promotional poster was designed by Jack. a.

    asked on June 11, 2013
  20. adjective

    Biking is a cheap form of transportation, but walking might be safer. Driving is usually the fastest method of getting around. However, careless drivers with their distracting cell phones make the roads dangerous for everyone 1. In the above passage An

    asked on June 12, 2013
  21. particular tense was chosen

    Why a particular tense was chosen for each of the following statements. Select the best answer. A. Jack has known Mike for about a year. 1. Use the present perfect when the exact time of a past repeated action isn't important 2. Use the past perfect to

    asked on June 11, 2013
  22. English

    Identify the prepositional phrases in the following sentnces. When the servers arrived, Zach gave them the information on todays specials. He talked enthusiastically about the fresh blackberies. " They look fantastic! I want to serve them with shortcake."

    asked on June 9, 2013
  23. conditional sentence

    1. If the sound system hadn't failed, last night's show would have been better. a. this is a correct sentence using the 2nd conditional form b. this is a sentence using the 3rd conditional form Answer a. 3. if the club's manager agrees, they'll play a few

    asked on June 12, 2013
  24. active & passive voice

    The difference between a sentence in the active voice and the passive voice. A. is only a matter of form. B. is the relationship between the subject and the verb. C. Can't be defined precisely. D. all of the above.

    asked on June 9, 2013
  25. English

    Jack: I'll be there in 20 minutes. I'm stopping at the store to pick up some batteries. Do you need anything Which of the following statements about Jack's dialog is true? 1. All three sentences use future form and meaning 2.All three sentences use present

    asked on June 10, 2013
  26. formal

    Then he made some notes for the owner, Melanie,who was also the cook. 1.Who should be changed to whom because it is the direct object of the clause. 2.Who should be changed to whom because it would sound more formal I don't think it should be changed from

    asked on June 10, 2013
  27. independent clauses

    Select the correct statement a. an independent clause always contains a subject and verb b. an independent clause can be a complete sentence c.an independent clause can be as short as two words: a subject and a verb d. all are correct Answer d select the

    asked on June 12, 2013
  28. verbs

    The verb in this sentence. describes an ongoing action 1. Jack stopped to call a friend. 2. What are you doing? Answer 1 The verb in this sentence describes a habitual or repeated action A. I was hoping to hear from you. B. This guy makes his own

    asked on June 10, 2013
  29. conjunctions

    select the correct statement 1. Conjunctions can be divided into two catergories: correlative and multi-word 2.there are only three conjunctions used in English: and, but,and or. 3. conjunctions present students with difficulty in both meaning and usage 4.

    asked on June 12, 2013
  30. adjective

    Which is the true statement? 1. Adjectives can answer the question: How? 2. Adjectives always precede the noun they describe. 3. A word which functions as an adjective in one sentence is an adjective in all sentences 4. none of the above is correct Answer

    asked on June 12, 2013
  31. identify tenses

    1. Zach might be getting a good portable system next month. a. past tense with a modal b. present continuous with a modal c. future perfect in the passive voice answer a

    asked on June 12, 2013
  32. correct statement

    A.Quality was important to the cafe's customers. 1.The word quality uses the indefinite artcle here because it is not specific 2. The word quality uses the definite article here because it is specific 3.The word quality uses no article here because it is

    asked on June 12, 2013
  33. Grammar

    Which of these words contain an inflectional morpheme? 1. Successful 2. Acted Answer "Acted" A. Is this a correct statement? A syllable is defined by it's sound, but a porpheme is defined by it's meaning Answer "yes"

    asked on June 12, 2013
  34. tenses

    The club's amplification system needed to be adjusted continually a. past perfect in the passive voice b. past continuous in the passive voice c. an infinitive in a passive voice. d. simple past in the passive voice Answer c.

    asked on June 12, 2013
  35. plurals

    Is this a correct statement? Plurals, verb agreement, and modifiers are affected by coun vs non count issues. Answer "yes"

    asked on June 12, 2013
  36. Grammar

    1.Each modal has one agreed meaning 2.Modals are conjugated in the same way as other auxillaries 3.modals influence sentence form, but not meaning. Answer madals are conjucated in the same way as other auxillaries

    asked on June 9, 2013
  37. grammar

    1."interest" is the root morpheme of the word disinterestedly Answer "Yes" interest is the root morpheme

    asked on June 12, 2013
  38. conjunctive adverb

    Select the conjunctive adverb a. or b. not only...but also c. while d. however I chose d. However

    asked on June 9, 2013
  39. adverb

    Adverbs can describe? 1. verbs 2. adjectives 3. other adverbs 4. all of the above Answer 4 select the word that is not a adverb? 1. carelessly 2. often 3. friendly 4. well answer 3

    asked on June 12, 2013
  40. pronoun

    1. Give an example of an infinitive pronoun Anybody looking for a stale pastry would have to try the Starbucks next door. Anybody is an indefinite pronoun

    asked on June 12, 2013
  1. identify tenses

    5. d

    posted on June 12, 2013
  2. pronoun

    3. anybody

    posted on June 12, 2013
  3. Grammar

    morpheme

    posted on June 12, 2013
  4. Grammar

    mopheme

    posted on June 12, 2013
  5. adjective

    I can't i was thiking what kind of dog Answer to the question 2 adjectives always precede the noun they describe

    posted on June 12, 2013
  6. pronoun

    1. these 2. himself 3. would

    posted on June 12, 2013
  7. correct statement

    a, an

    posted on June 12, 2013
  8. prepositions

    3. prepositions can give information about a. location b. sequence c. methos d. all of the above Answer d.

    posted on June 12, 2013
  9. identify tenses

    3. adjusted 5. b

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  10. conditional sentence

    1. c. 3. a. 4. b.

    posted on June 12, 2013
  11. tenses

    1. a 2. d 3. c 4. a 5. d

    posted on June 11, 2013
  12. tenses

    thanks

    posted on June 11, 2013
  13. tenses

    If he stopped to make a call why isnt that now

    posted on June 10, 2013
  14. tenses

    1. present continuous 3. past continuous

    posted on June 10, 2013
  15. tenses

    1.Simple present 3.Simple past

    posted on June 10, 2013
  16. verbs

    The four statements below describe the meaning of the tenses used 1.Jack stopped to call a friend. 2.What are you doing? 3.I was hoping to hear from you. 4.this guy makes his own instruments Identify the sentence which is being described? A. verb describes

    posted on June 10, 2013
  17. compound sentence

    Thanks

    posted on June 10, 2013
  18. passive voice

    No I studied the question more none of the statements are active they are all passive

    posted on June 9, 2013
  19. passive voice

    The blueberries tasted delicious. The tables had been set by carol. The door was unlocked at 8:00 I think the door was unlocked at 8:00 is the active voice or The Blueberries tasted delicious I am not not sure

    posted on June 9, 2013
  20. direct object

    Thanks

    posted on June 9, 2013
  21. morpheme vs phoneme

    is this a trick question, because the question contained the word (can) and un is a morpheme, not can be called

    posted on June 9, 2013
  22. Grammar tenses

    1. Zach called a friend. d. past continuous 2. What are you doing? B. present continuous 3. I was hoping to hear from you> A. simple present 4. This guy makes is own instruments. of the 4 questions match what is being described with these answers which one

    posted on June 9, 2013
  23. Grammar advisor

    yes

    posted on June 9, 2013
  24. morpheme vs phoneme

    a trick question because? of can be called

    posted on June 9, 2013
  25. English

    I could only find 3 he talked, they look, I want to. couldn't find in the first sentence

    posted on June 9, 2013
  26. passive voice

    I'm still confused but I think the answer should be A. The menus were kept by the door.

    posted on June 9, 2013
  27. Modal

    d. none of the above

    posted on June 9, 2013
  28. active & passive voice

    answer is B. the relationship between the subject and the verb

    posted on June 9, 2013
  29. Grammar tenses

    1. past continuous 2. present continuous 3. simple present 4. simple past 1. 2 2. 3 3. 1 4. 4

    posted on June 9, 2013