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    thincat is offline Member
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    Default "Did the presentation carry a great portion of marks"??

    Hi,

    I would like to ask my friends about the the assessment scheme of a course. Is it grammatical to say ""Did the presentation carry a great portion of marks"?

    Thank you!

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    Default Re: "Did the presentation carry a great portion of marks"??

    The grammar is fine, but I don't know what you are asking. Are you asking if they thought the presentation was worthwhile, what sort of "grade" they would give to the presentation?

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    Default Re: "Did the presentation carry a great portion of marks"??

    Thanks.
    Let me try to explain it in greater details.

    Sometimes, a presentation can contribute up to 60% of the final grade. But sometimes it can just be as low as 10%. So, I was trying to ask whether the presentation contributes so heavily to final grade or not. However, I do not know how to express my question in idiomatic English...

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    Default Re: "Did the presentation carry a great portion of marks"??

    OK, so I understand the presentation is being made by a student.

    I would ask how much the presentation contributed to the final grade. Or how much weight it carried.

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