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    Re: I went to college

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    This makes me think that they are both synonymous, somewhat interchangeable, right?
    Well, not in North America. What's your course? means something completely different from what's your major?

    A: What's your course?
    B: Sorry. I don't understand what you mean. Do you mean, what class do I have next today?

    A: What's your major?
    B: It's Linguistics.

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    Re: I went to college

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    Well, not in North America. What's your course? means something completely different from what's your major?

    A: What's your course?
    B: Sorry. I don't understand what you mean. Do you mean, what class do I have next today?

    A: What's your major?
    B: It's Linguistics.
    Hmmm... Okay, IŽll try to be careful then asking those who has that in mind. Thanks!

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