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    Travel To The Us

    Dear Teachers,

    What are you doing this Saturday?

    1. Im go climbing a / the mountain.
    2. Im going to pagoda / church.
    3. Im going away on business / Im going on a business trip.
    4. Im taking a walk with her / Im going for a walk with her.
    5. Im going to a funeral / to a wedding party / a birthday party.
    6. Im attending a meeting.
    7. Im traveling to the US.

    - Are these natural and grammatical?

    Thanks a million

    Namsteven


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    Re: Travel To The Us

    Quote Originally Posted by namsteven View Post
    Dear Teachers,
    What are you doing this Saturday?
    1. Im go climbing a / the mountain.
    2. Im going to pagoda / church.
    3. Im going away on business / Im going on a business trip.
    4. Im taking a walk with her / Im going for a walk with her.
    5. Im going to a funeral / to a wedding party / a birthday party.
    6. Im attending a meeting.
    7. Im traveling to the US.
    - Are these natural and grammatical?
    Thanks a million
    Namsteven
    fine by me

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    Re: Travel To The Us

    Quote Originally Posted by namsteven View Post
    Dear Teachers,

    What are you doing this Saturday?

    1. Im go climbing a / the mountain.
    2. Im going to pagoda / church.
    3. Im going away on business / Im going on a business trip.
    4. Im taking a walk with her / Im going for a walk with her.
    5. Im going to a funeral / to a wedding party / a birthday party.
    6. Im attending a meeting.
    7. Im traveling to the US.

    - Are these natural and grammatical?

    Thanks a million

    Namsteven
    1. I'm going mountain climbing or I'm going to climb a/the mountain.
    2. I would use "a pagoda" or church/a church/the church.
    3. OK
    4. OK
    5. 1st and 3rd OK. Normally we (Us) say "wedding reception" because "wedding party" can mean the people involved in the wedding.
    6. OK
    7. OK

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