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    Question An argument with my teacher , who's wrong?

    Hello there , I am a student from Algeria where we learn English as a second language .

    So we had a test in English , and at the correction i didn't agree with the teacher about the first question.

    Here is the text:

    imgur(dot)com/oyOSL


    She said that the answer to the first question is:

    The text is: a WEBSITE ADDRESS

    and I answered: A NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

    She told me that her answer is correct because of the url under the text

    and I said it can't be a website address because it's a text! Rather the second option should have been a website article

    Now I want to know who's wrong?

    What do you think, And why?

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    Default Re: An argument with my teacher , who's wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ayoubbob View Post
    Hello there , i am a student from algeria where we learn english as a second language .

    So we had a test in english , and at the correction i diden't agree with the teacher about the first question.

    here is the textno space: imgur(dot)com/oyOSL


    she said that the answer to the first question isno space: The text isno space: a WEBSITE ADDRESS

    and i answered : A NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

    she said her answer is correct because of the url under the text

    and i said it can't be a website address because it's a textno space!rather the second option should of have been a website article.

    now i want to know who's wrong? what do you think ?, and why?

    Welcome to the forum, Ayoubbob.

    As you are studying English, please try to use capital letters appropriately.

    On this occasion, your teacher is mistaken. The text is an adaptation of a newspaper website article. None of the answers provided is really appropriate, in my opinion. 'Newspaper article' is the closest.

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    Default Re: An argument with my teacher , who's wrong?

    Thank you very much for the advice.

    As for your answer, that was exactly what I was trying to explain.

    Thank you for your reply.

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    Default Re: An argument with my teacher , who's wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ayoubbob View Post

    Now I want to know who's wrong?



    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    Hello,


    I think that most native speakers would ask "I want to know who is right."

    James

    P.S. I do not know the reason. Maybe being positive is better than being negative.

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    Default Re: An argument with my teacher , who's wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    Hello,


    I think that most native speakers would ask "I want to know who is right."

    James

    P.S. I do not know the reason. Maybe being positive is better than being negative.

    Well I think that's because I was certain she was wrong, but I needed to make sure.

    But i think you're right it's better to be positive.

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