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    Smile Would you mind helping me check out whether these three sentence are correct? Thanks.

    Would you mind helping me check out whether these three sentence are correct? Thanks.

    I appreciate it.

    "Internet has provided a great platform. Students can search information on the internet more conveniently. For example, if people want to know the American history, they can just type “the American history” on Google. Results will come up within a second."

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    Quote Originally Posted by jiangyueming View Post
    Would you mind helping me check out whether these three sentence are correct? Thanks.

    I appreciate it.

    "The internet has provided a great platform (for what?). Students can search information on the internet more conveniently (than what?). For example, if people want to know the American history, they can just type “the American history” into the Google search engine. Results will come up within a second."
    I say "the internet" without a capital and with "the". I don't mind what others use, but be consistent.
    Google is more than a search engine these days.

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    What do you mean by "than what"?

    Should I add some sentence? Or how to change it? Thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I say "the internet" without a capital and with "the". I don't mind what others use, but be consistent.
    Google is more than a search engine these days.

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    Default Re: Would you mind helping me check out whether these three sentence are correct? Tha

    Quote Originally Posted by jiangyueming View Post
    What do you mean by "than what"?

    Should I add some sentence? Or how to change it? Thanks.
    "Students can search information on the internet more conveniently
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    Yes, it seems to need clarification. Your sentences don't flow well. You're making a comparison. More conveniently than what?
    Here are some possibilities:
    "Students can search information on the internet more conveniently than non-students can."
    " ... more conveniently than with other platforms."
    " ... more
    conveniently than through books."
    " ... more conveniently than before the internet was invented."
    ...


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