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    Gr8

    The use of abbreviations and forms used in emails and text messages is often criticised as something that students should not be encouraged to use, or even be recognised as admissible language use. There was an extreme example in the...

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    Tdol,

    My school teacher said that when we write a composition, we can't use contractions.

    I've always persuded my childhood hobbies of reading and singing. :(

    I'm going to interview some people. :(


    Is that so?!

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    #3
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Tdol,

    My school teacher said that when we write a composition, we can't use contractions.

    I've always persuded my childhood hobbies of reading and singing. :(

    I'm going to interview some people. :(


    Is that so?!
    I agree that you should not use contractions in formal writing. It's okay, though, if your text is informal.

    :wink:


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    #4
    I see your point. :D

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