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    is joining/will be joining

    What's the difference between:

    A) John is joining us on 20 May 2011.

    B) Join will be joining us on 20 May 2011.

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    Re: is joining/will be joining

    Quote Originally Posted by learnerenglish77 View Post
    What's the difference between:

    A) John is joining us on 20 May 2011......B) John will be joining us on 20 May 2011.
    There is no real difference in practice.

    Some people would use a comma after 'May'

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