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    Question Which sentences is better?

    Hi,
    I have a question. Which sentence is better?

    1.1. I have sent electronic copies of all my documents to your University.
    1.2. I am sending electronic copies of all my documents to your University.

    2.1. Could you please review my documents and determine whether I qualify to be admitted to postgraduate studies.
    2.2. Would you please review my documents and determine whether these qualify me for admission to postgraduate studies.

    Thank you in advance for your help.

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    Default Re: Which sentences is better?

    Quote Originally Posted by dkqmail View Post
    Hi,
    I have a question. Which sentence is better?

    1.1. I have sent electronic copies of all my documents to your University.
    1.2. I am sending electronic copies of all my documents to your University.


    2.1. Could you please review my documents and determine whether I qualify to be admitted to postgraduate studies.
    2.2. Would you please review my documents and determine whether these qualify me for admission to postgraduate studies.

    Thank you in advance for your help.
    1. Which one you choose depends on which one is true. Use 1.1 if you have already sent them. Use 1.2 if you are in the process of sending them or if you are going to send them in the near future.

    2. 2.1 and 2.2 mean the same.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Which sentences is better?

    There is no reason to capitalize "university" in either of the first sentences. It's not a proper noun used this way.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 13-Nov-2013 at 22:45. Reason: Typo
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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