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    uktous is offline Senior Member
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    a software called/named/- SPSS

    Hi,

    Question:
    Which sentences are correct?

    Sentence1:

    I am experienced in using a statistical software called SPSS.
    Sentence2:
    I am experienced in using a statistical software named SPSS.
    Sentence3:
    I am experienced in using a statistical software - SPSS.

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    uktous is offline Senior Member
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    Re: a software called/named/- SPSS

    I added some choices.


    I am experienced in the use of SPSS - a statistical software.

    I am experienced in the use of SPSS. This is a statistical software.

    I am experienced in the use of a statistical software which is SPSS.

    I am experienced in the use of SPSS which is a statistical software.


    Thanks

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    Re: a software called/named/- SPSS

    ----- I am not an ESL teacher -----

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    I added some choices.


    I am experienced in the use of SPSS - a statistical software.

    I am experienced in the use of SPSS. This is a statistical software.

    I am experienced in the use of a statistical software which is SPSS.

    I am experienced in the use of SPSS which is a statistical software.


    Thanks
    I have experience in SPSS (a statistical software).

    I have experience in the statistics software SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences).

    I have worked with SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences).

    I have worked with Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)


    Above are some suggestions.

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    Re: a software called/named/- SPSS

    One of the ways to ensure your audience knows what you are talking about is to avoid abbreviations/acronyms, or to explain their meaning.

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