Tutor profile: Olivia B.
How should the verb "escribir" be conjugated in the preterite tense in the following blanks: Ayer, yo (1)_______ un ensayo para mi clase de matemáticas. También, mi compañera de cuarto (2)_________ un ensayo para su clase de periodismo.
Ayer, yo (1) escribí un ensayo para mi clase de matemáticas. También, mi compañera de cuarto (2) escribió un ensayo para su clase de periodismo.
What are three ways to support your thesis in an essay?
1. In order to argue a thesis, it is important to first determine "what" you plan to argue - this will serve as your "thesis statement." 2. Next, determine smaller supporting points that could be used to support your main thesis. These points need to be supported by sources, research, and examples. 3. Lastly, it is important to acknowledge a possible opposing viewpoint while also showing that an opposing viewpoint is not supported by the information you found through research.
Subject: English as a Second Language
After reading the following sentences, explain the importance of using pronouns in the English language: "Where is the suitcase? I lost the suitcase and cannot find the suitcase. I like the suitcase and do not want a different suitcase."
Pronouns are used in everyday English language to simplify phrases. Pronouns, like the word "it" takes the places of specific nouns. For example, instead of repeating the word "the suitcase" many times, we can simplify our language by replacing the noun with a pronoun, "it".