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    "'Suivi de l'enseignement' and 'encadrement des étudiants' imply that you should be able to answer questions from students who need to clarify some aspects of the course."

    That sentence struck me as odd. I think "clarify" is wrong; it should read: "from students who need to have some aspects of the course clarified...."

    "[W]ho need to clarify" makes it seem as if the students are doing the clarifying, which isn't the intended meaning.

    Would you agree?

    Thanks.

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    "'Suivi de l'enseignement' and 'encadrement des étudiants' imply that you should be able to answer questions from students who need to clarify some aspects of the course."

    You are right. It should have been: students who need clarification on..

    not a teacher

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