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Grammar & Essay Writing Techniques

5 grammatical examples are included.

Here are three rules of grammar to review: (1) Your vs. You're You're the owner of your car. Your dog barks when you're leaving. Try repeating your sentence, using "you are." If "you are" makes sense, then use you're. (2) It's vs. Its Its is possessive; it's is a contraction for "it is." It's a good day when

Planning an essay is discussed.

This job discusses the approach to the writing process in planning, organizing, and writing an essay. I need help expressing critical thinking in an essay. Discuss the approach to the writing process in planning, organizing, and writing an essay. Discuss why you thought that the process worked for you or how it helped you

The Importance of Grammar Usage

Your employer takes pride in having their employees make presentations about several work-related topics. You have been asked to explain to your colleagues the importance of grammar usage. Prior to presenting- your manager has asked for you to put together a summary. your summary must include: The reasons why proper grammar

English Grammar: Multiple Choice Questions

Multiple Choice Questions in English Grammar 1) Why should you avoid using double negative? A)you should never use the word ain't in your essays (B) double negatives are acceptable in isolated instance for emphasis (C) double negative are grammatically incorrect (D) double negatives often yield sentence with indefinite prono

English Grammar

Question 1 In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, He is a/an a. noun b. pronoun c. adverb d. adjective Question 2 In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, quietly is a/an a. preposition b. conjunction

Writing a letter

Your boss wants to send a brief email message welcoming employees recently transferred to your department from your Hong Kong branch. They all speak English, but your boss asks you to review his message for clarity. What would you suggest your boss change in the following email message, and why? Would you consider this message t

English Grammar Objective Complements

Direct objects, indirect objects and objective complements are located: 1- critics consider rembrandt the most thoroughly protestant painter of the northern renaissance. 2- president nixon appointed william rehnquist associate justice of the supreme court in 1972. 3- king james I gave scottish settlers a large of land in

Direct Objects and Objective Complements

This posting looks at which are the direct objects and objective complements of the following sentences: 1- thirty years of experience have made mr. clarke an excellent teacher. 2- mr. leathers appointed robert captain of the yard cleaning crew. 3- mr. riley considers anthony fortunate to have been selected to serve on the

Grammar Problem

Please help me with the following practice questions: In the below sentences, can you state what EACH word is using this terminology - Adjective, Auxiliary Verb, Definite Article, Indefinate Article, Main Verb, Noun, Preposition, Adverb, Conjunction, Determiner, Gerund, Modal Verb, Pronoun, Superlative Adjective. 1. Man

Three important rules of writing

Question: In a few sentences, complete the following thought: "In my previous classes and from my own writing experience, I've learned that the three most important rules of writing are. . ." It is important that you indicate why these are the most important rules. In addition, provide specific examples of how you plan to inc


This document describes how to write a basic, 5 paragraph essay. This would be particularly helpful if you need assistance with a composition class.

Sentence Diagram / Grammar

I have a sentence that I would like parsed (by a person, not a computer). It's a sentence I found in the Economist. One of my students asked me to parse it, but I've found that it's been much too long since I've done any diagramming. I would like it parsed in similar fashion to the way it's done in Max Morenberg's book 'Doi

I need help with my essay about Margaret Atwood.

In our Autobiographical Narrative unit, we talked about original topic presentation. This essay definitely fits the bill. For example, instead of saying "Women's bodies have long been exploited in advertising," she says, It sells cars, beer, shaving lotion, cigarettes, hard liquor; it sells diet plans and diamonds, and desire

Tenses checking my work is correct

Highlighted words are in capitals. 1 Mark WENT for a job interview last week. 2 IWORK from nine to five every day. 3 Sam will BE 23 in April. 4 Snow MELTS when the temperature RISES. 5 No, thanks, i;ve just HAD a cup of tea. 6 I wish Ii HAD a better paid job. 7 I was HAVING dinner when Linda came in. 8 Will you LEND me


The capital letters are the highlighted words The key is as follows. a= present simple b= past simple c= present continuous d= past continouous e= present perfect f= past perfect g= present perfect continuous h= past perfect contiuous i= future "going to" j= future simple (future + will) k future contiuous l= future

Check Grammar Auxiliary Verb

Which sentences include an auxiliary verb and which have the main verb. 1. John is in Tokio at the moment. 2. Sam might win the tourament. 3. I should speak to Linda. 4. Could you shut the door please. 5. When does Frank come to England? 6. I'm the boss here. 7. I want some chocolate. 8. Do you have the time please? 9


A= adjective B= adverb C= auxiliary verb D= conjunction E= definite article F= determiner G= indefinite article H= gerund J= modal verb L= personal pronoun M = preposition N= superlative adjective From this sentence I have to label all the words A to N and distinguish between general determiners and the definite and inde

Two Simple Sentence Compounds

I need 10 sentences in the patterns that follow. Underline each subject, bold each verb, and italicize each subordinator. Underline subjects and bold verbs in main clauses and in subordinate clauses. Two simple sentences with a compound verb or compound subject in each sentence. Three compound sentences using each of the thr

Examples of English verb tenses

Have I got the correct tenses next to the sentences? She’s been teaching English since 1990 Past simple After a year abroard, I’ll have done a lot Future progressive I go to the cinema twice a week Present perfect simple They were living in America last year Past perfect Sh

Grammar usage is discussed.

Which sentence is grammatically correct? A) She should of typed the report. B) Would you get a pencil off her? C) The new salesclerk waited on me. D) They had to wait for John and I.

Grammar-prepositional related error

Which one of the following sentences has a prepositional related error? A) There was a fight between the 2 men. B) The Cerritos center is near to my office. C) They gave a party for Mary and me. D) The report was sent to everyone except her.


Is anything wrong with the following sentence? Carmen is tall, slender, and a woman of great beauty. A) comma splice B) dangler C) correct D) lacks parallel parts

Grammar-active voice

Which is in active voice? A) The compositions were corrected by the teacher. B) The patient's c-ray was read by the radiologist. C) Too many mistakes were found in the document. D) The supervisor announced the newwork schedule.


What if anything is wrong with this sentence? To be fit, you should get enough sleep, exercise regularly, and eat a healthy diet. A) Correct B) Comma splice C) Lacks parallel parts D) Unclear pronoun


What, if anything, is wrong with the following sentence? Do you advise me to go to college or that I should get a job after high school? a) run-on b) misplaced part c) Lacks parallel parts d) Properly constructed sentence