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    next semester/ the next semester/ in the next semester you will be teaching Shakespea

    Next semester/ the next semester/ in the next semester you will be teaching Shakespeare.

    which one is correct?

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    Re: next semester/ the next semester/ in the next semester you will be teaching Shake

    'Next semester...'

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    Re: next semester/ the next semester/ in the next semester you will be teaching Shake

    Thank you.

    Would there be any other meaning or ambiguity to use
    the next semester/ in the next semester ?

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    Re: next semester/ the next semester/ in the next semester you will be teaching Shake

    Quote Originally Posted by nelson13 View Post
    Thank you.

    Would there be any other meaning or ambiguity to use
    the next semester/ in the next semester ?

    No, there wouldn't be.

    Personally, I would use 'next semester' as well, but the other two options would also be suitable.
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    Re: next semester/ the next semester/ in the next semester you will be teaching Shake

    'Next semester' refers to the one after this. 'The next semester' normally refers to the one after the one we have been talking about.

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    Re: next semester/ the next semester/ in the next semester you will be teaching Shake

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    'Next semester' refers to the one after this. 'The next semester' normally refers to the one after the one we have been talking about.

    Really? I'd just assume it would be the next semester. (As in after the one you'd just had, or the next one to start)
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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