In English grammar, backshift is the changing of a present tense to a past tense following a past form of a reporting verb. Also known as the sequence-of-tense rule . Backshift (or backshifting ) may also occur when a verb in a subordinate clause is affected by the past tense in the main clause. Chalker and Weiner offer an example of backshift where logically the present tense would be used: "I didn't apply for the job, although I was female and had the right degree" ( Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar , 1994).
Averett University Admissions Overview: The minimum high school GPA for first-time freshman accepted to AU is 2.5 (on the 4.0 scale). Students must submit scores from either the SAT or ACT, and must send their high school transcripts. In addition, applicants must fill out and submit an online application; however, there is no personal statement or essay component on this application, and domestic students are not required to pay an application fee.
While previous military service is not a requirement for being president, the resumés of 26 of America's 45 presidents have included service in the U.S. military. Indeed, the very title “commander in chief” conjures up images of Gen. George Washington leading his Continental Army across the snowy Delaware River or Gen.
Homophones are words that have the same pronunciation but different meanings and, sometimes, spellings. Therefore, French homophones can cause difficulties in oral comprehension and spelling. These pages should help you to understand the difference between the most common French homophones. French Homophones: O o , oh - see au on (indefinite subject pronoun) - one, we, they On y va ?
The Norwegian Glacier Museum in Fjaerland, Norway has been compared to a flying saucer nestled between the mountains of the Fjaerlandsfjord. A boat from Balestrand through the green waters of the fjord and a bus ride to Jostedalsbreen National Park will get you to your destination. At first glance, the architecture created is both part of and otherworldly to its environment.
A volumetric flask is a type of laboratory glassware used to prepare solutions. A volumetric flask is a flat bottomed bulb with a elongated neck calibrated to hold a set volume at a mark on the neck. The flask may also be called a graduated flask or measuring flask because its mark specifies a precise volume measurement.