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    #1

    English speaking / speaking English

    Hi,

    Which sentence is correct?


    Sentence1:
    My girlfriend is not good at English speaking.

    Sentence2:
    My girlfriend is not good at speaking English.


    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: English speaking / speaking English

    Sentence2:
    My girlfriend is not good at speaking English.

    This is better.

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    #3

    Re: English speaking / speaking English

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Which sentence is correct?


    Sentence1:
    My girlfriend is not good at English speaking.
    Sentence2:
    My girlfriend is not good at speaking English.Use in and not at

    Thanks
    MY girlfriend is not good AT English. It means that she got bad mark for English lecture or lesson. Or You can say: My girlfriend is not good IN SPEAKING ENGLISH.

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    #4

    Re: English speaking / speaking English

    Quote Originally Posted by nuharani View Post
    Sentence2:
    Use in and not at
    This is a bad rule.

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