Exercise 6: Establishing Credibility Many teachers take steps to establish credibility (ethos) on the first day of class. For each of the following examples, list which aspect of ethos the teacher is emphasizing for students: a. A young-looking teacher mentions her graduate degree and teaching experience twice during the first half-hour of class. b. An older-looking teacher makes several jokes and talks about playing Angry Birds and Temple Run over the summer. c. A teacher who taught at a rival school last year mentions that he’s glad to be at this school now because it was where his father taught for 20 years.
establishing credibility through his father who has worked there for 2 decades
Which word in the sentence does the adverb modify? My older sister patiently watched the yellow fish.
D. watched I think it might be B. but IDK!
The answer is D) watched Adverbs describe verbs while adjectives describe nouns
D. It's 'watched' because an adverb accompanies a verb, hence the etymology adverb. The adverb changes how she watched.
Which sentence does not contain any punctuation errors?A. My family got up, had breakfast, and made an early start on our camping trip.
B. My family got up had breakfast and made an early start on our camping trip.
C. My family got up, had breakfast and made an early start on our camping trip.
D. My family got up, had breakfast, and, made an early start on our camping trip.
"A. My family got up, had breakfast, and made an early start on our camping trip." is correct, although it should be noted that the "oxford comma" after "breakfast" is a choice, not a rule.
A. My family got up, had breakfast, and made an early start on our camping trip.
Which situation is the bestexample of irony? A. We went on an African animal safari but only saw rabbits and mice like the ones we have at home. B. Disneyland is said to be the happiest place on earth. C. The pack horses stood under the trees to find shelter from the rain.
It is an example of irony since they went on an African animal safari and only saw rabbits and mice instead of other animals as well.
By the end of Mercutio's speech about Queen Mab, how do readers imagine her? A. as adorable but tricky
B. as romantic but fickle
C. as frightening and evil
D. as unrealistic and phony
D, in Romeo and Juliet Queen Mab is not real, yet a made up tale that Mercutio discusses, and is meant to seem like an unrealistic, yet dreamy aspect.
Which line from the story contains dialect?
The answer is, "yeah, I'll ask ma.....dialect in speech means you replace the common or correct word (money), with slang, (bucks)...
Which word correctly completes the sentence? We applauded the three __________ skillful performances. A. jugglers B. jugglers C. jugglers
We applauded the three skillful performances,by the jugglers( using the proper punctuation marks)