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    Default Please Student In Need of Guidance, reading and writing wise.

    Ohh my where to start. Well first of I'm new to the boards. I need drastic help in my english. In all aspects of it. I don't even know how to punctutate, grammar anything, and I'm a High school Junior! Please I need guidance in all aspects of the english, even those I did not mention. Everything I need from grade 6th through 12. I really want to attend NYU, but I need a drastic change in a year and a half, I worry so much, can someone please offer insight and help.

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    Default Re: Please Student In Need of Guidance, reading and writing wise.

    The cynical side of me wants to ask how did you get to the 11th grade without a knowledge of basic grammar and punctuation? You'll be taking the SAT this year if you want to go to NYU, and a major portion of your score is English comprehension, grammar and punctuation. It will be nearly impossible to cram six years of instruction into such a short time; your best bet is to get a private tutor who can personally evaluate your strengths and weaknesses and coach you in the areas where you need the most help. Good luck!

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    Default Re: Please Student In Need of Guidance, reading and writing wise.

    Its simple things like when to use a comma and all the other signs. A simple reference site is what I was hoping for, and yes I get home instructed. I mean I could be one of those gifted students but just lacking fundamentals, I guess you can blame the New York City public school system for that.

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    Default please give me some homework

    hi i am hema

    i want to start my english course. Please tell me how can i start improve my english. My grammer is also week. Please given me some mail please mam
    I want to learn and write english Please given me some homework

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    Default Re: Please Student In Need of Guidance, reading and writing wise.

    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handou...ml#punctuation

    This might be a good place to start. Good luck.

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