Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • Hong Kong
      • Current Location:
      • Hong Kong

    • Join Date: Jun 2008
    • Posts: 2,049
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    Should it be writing skill or skills?

    Susan has good writing skills.

    Shouldn't it be 'skill'? I don't think a person can have skills in writing.

    Thanks.

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Apr 2009
    • Posts: 10,371
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: Should it be writing skill or skills?

    No, it's "skills." Good writing involves a set of skills, not just one.

Similar Threads

  1. [Vocabulary] 'manual skill' or 'hand skills'
    By heyt in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-Aug-2011, 15:46
  2. Skill vs. skills
    By Allen165 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 17-Apr-2011, 11:01
  3. writing skill
    By Riley in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-Nov-2009, 12:09
  4. show skill/skills on the dancefloor
    By palinkasocsi in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-May-2009, 21:38
  5. writing skill
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-Jul-2008, 21:38

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •