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    Default is this sentence grammatically correct?

    if no, how do i fix it? or suggestion to make it better
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    The idea of English class should not be just about writings and readings, but about broadening our understanding of the language, its depth and usage, and giving us a greater understanding of the way we communicate.
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    Default Re: is this sentence grammatically correct?

    English class - I think an article should be there as it is a countable noun.

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    Default Re: is this sentence grammatically correct?

    yes i agree with u, but what about the part where is said but about broadening our understanding of the language ???

    The idea of English classes should not be just about writings and readings, but about broadening our understanding of the language, its depth and usage, and giving us a greater understanding of the way we communicate.

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    Default Re: is this sentence grammatically correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by bbmak
    if no, how do i fix it? or suggestion to make it better
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    The idea of an English class should not be just about writings and readings, but about broadening our understanding of the language, its depth and usage, and giving us a greater understanding of the way we communicate.
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    The idea of an English class should not be just about writing and reading, but about broadening our understanding of the language, its depth and usage, and giving us a greater understanding of the way we communicate.

    correct me if I'm wrong

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    Default Re: is this sentence grammatically correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by bbmak
    if no, how do i fix it? or suggestion to make it better
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    The idea of English class should not be just about writings and readings, but about broadening our understanding of the language, its depth and usage, and giving us a greater understanding of the way we communicate.
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    The idea of an English class should not be only about writing and reading, but also about broadening our [ English] language understanding, its depth and usage, thus,giving us a greater comprehension or approach of the way we communicate [with the others]

    Regards,
    Last edited by sheena55ro; 10-Jul-2006 at 18:48.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: is this sentence grammatically correct?

    I'd say 'understanding of the language' and I'd delete 'or approach'

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