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    Question She has improved her English

    Hi!
    My question here is:
    She has improved her English...
    A. She learns with a good teacher.
    B. learning with a good teacher.
    C. that a good teacher learns from her.
    D. when learned with a good teacher.

    The key is "B. learning with a good teacher" while my answer is "D" when learned with a good teacher." What I have understood here is that "She has improved her English when she has been learned with a good teacher. However, somebody has said that "You can't learn with a teacher. You have just taught by her/him.
    I am so confused! Who can get me out?

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    Re: She has improved her English

    Quote Originally Posted by fire fly View Post
    Hi!
    My question here is:
    She has improved her English...
    A. She learns with a good teacher.
    B. learning with a good teacher.
    C. that a good teacher learns from her.
    D. when learned with a good teacher.

    The key is "B. learning with a good teacher" while my answer is "D" when learned with a good teacher." What I have understood here is that "She has improved her English when she has been learned with a good teacher. However, somebody has said that "You can't learn with a teacher. You have just taught by her/him.
    I am so confused! Who can get me out?
    "She has been learning with a good teacher" is correct. She cannot be "learned", a lesson can be "learned", she can be "taught".

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    Re: She has improved her English

    (1) She has improved her English when she has been learned with a good teacher.
    It was the language that has been learned, not she has been learned.

    (2)She has improved her English when she learned with a good teacher. - would have been correct

    (3) The correct answer:
    She has improved her English learning with a good teacher
    is the same as
    Learning with a good teacher, she improved her English.
    not a teacher

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    Re: She has improved her English

    Hi, everybody!
    Is "She has improved her English when she has been learned from (not "with") a good teacher" OK?
    Does it sound better than the key "She has improved her English learning with a good teacher", which sounds ambiguous and therefore, unsatisfactory?
    Many thanks for reading my notes.

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    Re: She has improved her English

    Quote Originally Posted by fire fly View Post
    Hi, everybody!
    Is "She has improved her English when she has been learned from (not "with") a good teacher" OK?
    Does it sound better than the key "She has improved her English learning with a good teacher", which sounds ambiguous and therefore, unsatisfactory?
    Many thanks for reading my notes.
    No, "she" can't be "learned" as I said before, she can be "taught by a good teacher".
    "She has improved her English because she has been taught by a good teacher". This is ok. The key is better.

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    Re: She has improved her English

    She has improved her English learning with a good teacher.
    Some people say teaching is a two-way process whereby the teacher actually learns together with the student.

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    Re: She has improved her English

    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post
    Some people say teaching is a two-way process whereby the teacher actually learns together with the student.
    That is often true in my experience.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 21-Apr-2010 at 09:20.

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