Tutor profile: Katie D.
Answer the following question using both direct and indirect object pronouns: "¿Maria está dando el regalo al Alfonso?"
Two possible answers: "Si, está dándoselo." "Si, se lo está dando."
Subject: English as a Second Language
Correct the following sentence and explain the error: "The book has 250 pages is on the table."
Correct sentence: "The book THAT has 250 pages is on the table." Error: The writer of the sentence forgot the relative pronoun in their adjective clause. The adjective clause in this sentence is "that has 250 pages." Adjective clauses must begin with "who," "that," "which," or another relative pronoun.
What rhyme scheme does this passage of verse exemplify? "And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon’s that is dreaming, And the lamp-light o’er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor; And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor Shall be lifted—nevermore!” ~The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe
This passage is written for the most part in trochaic octameter, with each line containing eight trochees- metrical feet of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable. However, there are the following exceptions: lines 2, 4, and 5 are missing the last unstressed syllable and line 6 consists of only 3 trochees and one extra stressed syllable.
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