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    I have graduated in English department from (x) university, faculty of education.

    Please, correct my using of prepositions - using of comma - using of tense

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    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    I have graduated in English department from (x) university, faculty of education.

    Please, correct my using of prepositions - using of comma - using of tense
    But in the last sentence you need 'use' or 'usage' instead of 'using.

    b

    It's all right, except for the tense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    I have graduated in English department from (x) university, faculty of education.

    Please, correct my using of prepositions - using of comma - using of tense
    It's all right, except for the tense.

    But in the last sentence you need 'use' or 'usage' instead of 'using.

    b

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    sash, you seem to mean

    'I graduated in English from the Faculty of Education at X University.

    Please correct my usage of prepositions, the comma and the tense.'
    Really?

    Rover

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    Default Re: have graduated

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post

    It's all right, except for the tense.
    If I may ask a related question: Why can't one say, 'I have graduated in English from University X'? Is it because the date is implied in the satement?

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: have graduated

    You could use it if you included some kind of timescale, or if you just graduated today. At your graduation ceremony, you could say "Hurrah! I have graduated from this university at last!"

    However, in all other circumstances, after the day of your graduation, it becomes a simple fact about the past. "I graduated from University X [last week/last month/in 1996 etc]".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Thanks alot

    Mr Rover_KE

    'I graduated in English from the Faculty of Education at X University.
    Are these words have to be capitalized?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008;912316


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    Are[/STRIKE] Do these words have to be capitalized?
    Yes. They constitute the title of a department and the proper name of a university.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    Thanks a lot. (There is no word 'alot'.)

    Do these words have to be capitalized?
    They do here:

    Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ, UK.

    Congratulations on graduating in English.

    Is there a good reason why you are reluctant to name the university where you achieved this feat?

    Rover


    Last edited by Rover_KE; 12-Aug-2012 at 22:03.

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    Default Re: have graduated

    Thanks a lot. (There is no word 'alot'.)
    Oh, of course, but it is not my mistake; it is the keyboard's.
    Do these words have to be capitalized?
    Oh, this is my mistake,sorry.

    Is there a good reason why you are reluctant to name it?
    What do you mean Mr Rover?

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