Free Essays on Bad Grammar

  1. Business and Grammar

    Students attend college for the main purpose of receiving a degree and obtaining a job. If poor grammar is inhibiting students from getting a job after college, grammatical principles of writing should be more heavily emphasized within the college curriculum. But, do employers even care about the level...

  2. Good Boss vs Bad Boss

    recognizes errors most commonly made by university students in academic essays. The system embeds comments into your paper and suggests possible changes in grammar and style. Please evaluate each comment carefully to ensure that the suggested change is appropriate for your paper, but remember that your instructor's...

  3. Prescriptive Grammar

    fact that linguists describe the grammatical system of a language on the basis of what people actually say, not what they should say. To a linguist, grammar consists of those constructions judged acceptable by a native speaker’s intuitions. This is what it means to say that linguistics is descriptive and...

  4. Importance of Grammar

    The Importance of Grammar When recently considering a skill that many do not have but could benefit from mastering, my first thought was the “art of communication.” This subject seemed broad, so I began to consider what allows people to communicate effectively, both written and verbal. When considering...

  5. Teaching English Grammar to Beginners : a Way to Speak Accurately

    English Grammar to Beginners : A Way to Speak Accurately Some people say that learning foreign language should be an activity in which the learners try to use that language as often as possible, not only try to know about that language which means the learners only try to understand the grammar. They...

  6. Blocks That Prevent Language Learning

    activities. Set up groupwork and pairwork activities. 2) Involve students in activities right from the start of the lesson. 3) Use deductive grammar methods by letting the students work things out for themselves. 4) Get the students’ attention before beginning an instruction by using hands and...

  7. COM 215 UOP Course Tutorial / Tutorialrank

    Purchased: 3 Times, Rating: A+ COM 215 Week 1 DQs COM 215 Week 1 Grammar Exercise 1 COM 215 Week 2 Assignment: Business Solutions COM 215 Week 2 CheckPoint: Communication Strategies COM 215 Week 3 DQs COM 215 Week 3 Grammar Exercise 2 COM 215 Week 4 Assignment: Informative, Positive...

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  9. Descriptive & Prescriptive Grammar

    Grammar describes the native speaker’s competence in his/her language. Grammars can be descriptive or prescriptive. Is the former more useful than the latter? Explain your answer by discussing the merits of the two approaches in your capacity as a speaker or teacher of English. To me as a speaker...

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  11. HIS 301 UOP Course Tutorial/Shoptutorial

    your paper and wikipedia is not a reliable source. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Make sure your paper flows well, is free of grammar errors and fact based (rather than opinion based), and use sub-headings in the body of the paper. ***************************************...

  12. The Language of Lucy Steele

    to shake the usage of contractions that are not determined to be proper, and makes other grammatical errors quite frequently. Outside of having bad grammar in certain aspects, Lucy often relies on what she has determined to be appropriate idioms and phrases that in reality are cliché. The language of...

  13. Ebonics and Standard English

    different dialects I was hearing. My first reaction to this was when I was at a new middle school and I was in a gym class and could not believe the bad grammar I was hearing, and thought how in the world these students even passed any class. Obviously I was stereotyping them, which was wrong, but I was...

  14. Grammar Exam Answer Key

    Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint Answer Key, Due in Week Eight Correct answers are in red. Inclusive Language: Nonsexist A. I understand Dr. Maurice hired a new nurse. What is her name? B. I understand Dr. Maurice hired a new nurse. What is his or her name? Correct answer 1. B is correct:...

  15. School

    should always be careful to avoid overexposure to the sun at the beach. 2. List four things to look for when you’re proofreading? #1. Spelling, #2. Grammar, #3. Punctuation, #4. Capitalization 3. Complete the following two steps: a. Define the term cliché. 1. Overused expression: a phrase or word...

  16. The Grammar of English Grammars

    The Grammar of English Grammars THE GRAMMAR OF ENGLISH GRAMMARS, WITH AN INTRODUCTION HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL; THE WHOLE METHODICALLY ARRANGED AND AMPLY ILLUSTRATED; WITH FORMS OF CORRECTING AND OF PARSING, IMPROPRIETIES FOR CORRECTION...

  17. Bad Boss Good Boss

    Good Boss Bad Boss Valerie Hutchins University Of Phoenix Com/155 Annette Gross November 24, 2013 Good Boss Bad Boss “Servants don’t know a good master until they have served a worse,” (Aesop). By the tender age of eighteen, most people have had a job. Whatever that job was, the kind of master...

  18. Transcription

    program cannot use people that can't follow instructions. The program cannot use freelancers that cannot edit their work. You have to have some level of grammar, spelling, and sentence construction skills. That's non-negotiable. You have to have very good English skills. The program doesn't require that you...

  19. 5 biggest challenges of learning English

    write English: 1. Grammar English Grammar is complex, making it difficult to remember, master and use logically. Ensuring you use the correct grammar can be tricky, especially when you are in conversation with someone and they are speaking at an alarmingly fast pace. Learning grammar is like learning...

  20. Journal.Doc

    while we are learning writing. When we write, we think about how to present our ideas, how to organize materials, how to spell words, and how to use grammar and punctuations. We need a lot of practice. When we practice, we make mistakes, but usually we don’t know where the mistakes are. We need someone...

  21. English Grammar Secrets

    www.englishgrammarsecrets.com page 1 of 66 English Grammar Secrets by Caroline Brown and Pearson Brown authors of Meeting Point (Macmillan Education) Copyright Pearson Brown and Caroline Brown 2010 You may give copies of this ebook to your friends, colleagues and students www...

  22. The Difference Between Good and Bad Mothers

    Watts 1 English 101 Section 52 Good and bad mothers Susan straight gives two different outlooks on motherhood a good mother and a bad mother in Highwire moon you have many different views of good and bad mothers. Many women come from different backgrounds so many kids will be raised differently....

  23. Blogger’s Grammar Blues: What Really Matters

    com Logicgateone: Blogger’s Grammar Blues What Really Matters To be or not to be -- that remains the question today when it comes to the subject of grammar. No, not the school subject which can be traumatic and nose-bleed-inducing but the subject of applying grammar for blog-writing. And it covers...

  24. The Best Approach to Teaching Grammar for Pupils in Malaysia Primary Classroom Schools

    approach to teaching grammar for pupils in Malaysian primary classroom schools? Include at least one reference, correctly cited in the APA style. To teach grammar, there are various approaches that can be used. Some of the approaches are overt, covert, grammar in context and grammar in isolation. In...

  25. Language Nature vs Nurture

    words and options to choose from. An average child, by the age of 5, can already produce approximately 6000 words and has an excellent command of both grammar and phonetics. (Bates) The magnitude of this tasks and the speed in which humans can attain this monumental feat has caused the study and debate...

  26. We Are Cool

    Cool, she expresses contradiction. On one hand, she wrote about their tragic lives; and on the other, their freedom is expressed in her poem. The bad grammar shown in the poem demonstrates the contradiction completely. It shows to the readers that they were poor educated and in lower status in the society...

  27. How to Learn English?

    mistakes You can damage your English by writing and speaking. Your grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation can get worse because of practice. When you speak or write and you make mistakes, you teach yourself bad habits. These bad habits may be difficult to eliminate. The solution is simple: Avoid mistakes...

  28. Yung Goonz

    get people to take you more seriously. The first is how to sound intelligent. There are three simple rules to help you here: 1. Grammar 2. Grammar 3. Grammar 4. Don't make stupid mistakes like this Given the overlap between rules 1-3, I'll cover them all at once. When many people are writing...

  29. Linguistics and Oral Approach

    Approach or Situational Language Teaching is  an approach developed by British applied linguists in the 1930s to the... • Grammar Translation Method History The Grammar Translation Method is an old method which was originally used to teach dead languages which explains  why it... • Introducing...

  30. A History of English Language Teaching (Second Edition) Publisher: Oxford University Press Authors: a P R Howatt with H G Widdowson Despite the Fact That I Could Obviously Judge the Topic of the Book from the Title,

    topic of the book from the title, this history of TEFL and TESOL was in no way what I expected before I started reading it. How that was a good and bad thing [...] Reviewed by Alex Case Publisher: Oxford University Press Authors: A P R Howatt with H G Widdowson Despite the fact that I could...

  31. Research on Prescriptive Grammar and Its Comparison with Descriptive Grammar

    i Research on Prescriptive Grammar and Its Comparison with Descriptive Grammar ii Abstract In English linguistics, there are two approaches which are opposite to each other theoretically: prescriptive grammar and descriptive grammar. These two grammars were born in different historical conditions...

  32. An F Word

    Nghia Huynh Professor: Dubson ENG 095 First Time Failing a Grade In the article “In Praise of the F Word,” Mary Sherry teaches basic grammar and writing in a night class for high-school graduates and high-school dropouts, who are intent on pursuing graduate equivalent certificates for skills...

  33. asdfasdf

    society such as predators and criminals using social networking sites as a way to commit crime, finding a way to make computer hacker which is usually a bad act into a good act which serves a purpose in society, and social networking communication ruining peoples communication skills. MySpace, Facebook, and...

  34. writing

    just have a hard time putting my words on paper. I feel that my writing is average but I would like to write professional papers one day. Spelling, grammar, sentence structure, thesis, body and conclusion are some of the skills I learned in my English classes. My sister was my first teacher in English...

  35. Why Grammar Is Important

    important grammar is. There are so many abbreviations and so much slang nowadays, it is impossible to know what people mean. I can’t even count how many times I have had to call someone to ask them what they were talking about in a text message because they didn’t use correct punctuation and grammar. I never...

  36. Studying English Speaking Skill Well

    |You are not confident. |35.26 |47.13 |2.35 |15.26 |82.39 | |5 |You are bad in grammar. |26.15 |43.71 |21.37 |8.77 |69.86 | |6 |Your pronunciation is not good...

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  38. COM 215 UOP course Tutorial / uophelp

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  39. HIS 301 Complete Class All DQs and Assignments U.S. Constitutio

    your paper and wikipedia is not a reliable source. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Make sure your paper flows well, is free of grammar errors and fact based (rather than opinion based), and use sub-headings in the body of the paper. Discussion Questions: What are some of the...

  40. Returning Back to School

    The more you learn the more you no. Just I coming back to school right now have been a good experience to me. I am learning grammar. I feel this schooling on the internet is not bad at all. I just can’t wait till the next school course. May all of you going back to school now, I wish you a great education...

  41. BPA 301 expert tutor/ indigohelp

    be prepared to discuss your analysis in class. The paper should be submitted in proper APA format/style with appropriate citation, formatting and grammar and submitted as an attachment in Microsoft Word through the Assignment Link for our course. Be sure to integrate, use, apply and cite the course text...

  42. I feel bad or I feel badly

    Introduction For some people English grammar is a dark forest where they can get lost. For the others it is a meadow without obstacles. This relates to foreigners as well as to native English speakers. Even phrases used in writing and everyday conversations are exposed to mistakes. The question is...

  43. Comprehensive Grammar Checkpoint Answer Key

    Guide Using Appendix F, students complete the CheckPoint. Advise students to post their answers to the Individual forum by Day 4. Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint Answer Key |Item |Correct Answer |Rationale ...

  44. Two Different Parenting Styles

    the whole family members and to educate the children. It is important to educate the children because the children still do not know what is good or bad for them. There are two different parenting styles such as authoritative and permissive. Those are have different methods to educate their children...

  45. Situational Language Teaching

    structures must be presented in situations in which they could be used, gave Situational Language Teaching its distinctiveness. Vocabulary and grammar control One of the outstanding features of the method is its emphasis on vocabulary and reading skills learning. This led to the development of...

  46. How I Think Writing Should Be Taught

    personal opinions. The focus appeared to be on how well I was able to read and retain enough to be able recite the information back and use proper grammar and meticulous spelling. What I did learn was how to memorize and mimic what the teacher required. All my assignments were predetermined by the curriculum...

  47. Mr

    advice will earn you an A — there are few guarantees to be had anywhere — but I hope all of it will be useful in improving your papers. First the bad news: there are no shortcuts. Writing good papers takes work, and that means reading, researching, writing, revising. But this guide should at least...

  48. Assgnment 1 Focus on a Leaner

    | were | you / we / they | planning | on telling me the bad news | 1. Where were you standing when the trouble started? 2. Who was I talking to? I can’t remember. 3. Why wasn’t she waiting at the meeting point? Reference: Grammar online: http://www.gingersoftware.com/grammarbook/verbs/the-past-progressive-tense/ ...

  49. Ebonics Debate

    systematic language variety, with patterns of pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, and usage that extend far beyond slang. Because it has a set of rules that is distinct from those of Standard American English, characterizations of the variety as bad English are incorrect; speakers of AAE do not fail to speak...

  50. Good Bosses vs Bad Bosses

    Good Bosses VS Bad Bosses Jamie Jeffers COM 155 March 3, 2013 Amber E. Smith Most people who work in this world will have a supervisor or boss to report to. Do you know what the characteristics of each...

  51. Things you should know about grammar checkers

    check all your essay and article online and ensure it is free from errors? A grammar checker service will help you get an online grammar check done that will help you have a flawless copy. After all, who loves bad grammar? A grammar checker, in simple terms, is a computer-generated program which helps in...

  52. The Road 8

    exceptional grammar that gives the prose a poetic look. For example the first sentence of his book “The Road” is, “When he woke in the woods in the dark and the cold of the night he'd reach out to touch the child sleeping beside him. (pg. 3)” Well, this is certainly not incorrect in grammar, but it is...

  53. Grammar Translation Method

    The Grammar - Translation Method[1] Introduction As the names of some of its leading exponents suggest (Johann Seidenstucker, Karl Plotz, H. S. Ollendorf, and Johann Meidinger), Grammar translation was the offspring of German scholarship[2], the object of which according to one of its less...

  54. Tesol

    linguistic exposure if they are living in a country where the learnt language is not a formal language nor widely spoken. This can result in them having a bad attitude and lacking motivation to learn. Prejudices can also exist about a language that may deter students from wanting to learn. Teachers should try...

  55. Why I Write

    supporting details and examples. As a writer my essays could use improvement such as with the organization of my essay and better grammar. With better organization and better grammar my essays could be strong. As high school went by I learned a lot about writing essay and different ways to organize them and...

  56. Tesol grammar

    a) to b) at c) in d) on 3. John plays badminton ..........a............... than Sam. a) worse b) badly c) bad d) worst 4. The girls have been students ...........d.............. 1990 a) during b) by c) for d) since 5. I believe...

  57. Prescriptive Grammar

    PRESCRIPTIVE GRAMMAR English grammar had its shape formed in the 18th century. A number of rules and norms on the correct use of English were formulated in the 18th century and copied from book to book all these years. It was assumed that the authors were to be trusted and they were regarded infallible...

  58. GB 570 Unit 1 Assignment Template Contemporary Value Chain

    you will never forget and perhaps because of it you will never buy anything from that brand ever again. Perhaps you told other people how shockingly bad this purchase experience was. In your paper you will describe the experience using the directions included within the Unit 1 Assignment template Internet...

  59. Written Grammar Presentation Based on “Fever Pitch”

    number:25630 Gr.3 Written grammar presentation based on “Fever Pitch” by Nick Hornby The use of all (of), whole, every, each ...

  60. Correctness Correction

    which items are acceptable / correct? Most of these are obvious. For others we have to guess, based on our own intuitions as fully competent speakers Grammars? Dictionaries? (mostly based on native varieties) In the future: a reference work on internationally accepted forms as a ‘wiki’? Conclusion (1) ...