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    #1

    we studied/took a new unit today

    Hello
    Which one is correct
    We studied a new unit
    We took a new unit
    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: we studied/took a new unit today

    We studied, I think

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    Re: we studied/took a new unit today

    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    Hello
    Which one is correct
    We studied a new unit
    We took a new unit
    Thanks
    It really depends on what you did with the new unit.

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    Re: we studied/took a new unit today

    Raymott can you please write me the difference between the two?
    Thanks

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    Re: we studied/took a new unit today

    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    Raymott can you please write me the difference between the two?
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    You "take" a new unit when you enrol in it.
    You "study" a new unit when you learn it.
    This assumes that "unit" is some academic subject. Your post gives no context, so it's not clear what a unit is. "Unit" doesn't have that meaning where I come from.

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    Re: we studied/took a new unit today

    Hi,

    Please note I' not a teacher nor a native speaker.

    I assume that the unit means a module.

    We studied a new unit.
    We took a new unit.

    I think both are correct. The second sentence is more colloquial.
    Don't see much of a difference without a wider context.
    The only assumption I would have made when someone said the second sentence would be that you haven't finished the unit.

    Cheers,

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    Re: we studied/took a new unit today

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    You "take" a new unit when you enrol in it.
    You "study" a new unit when you learn it.
    This assumes that "unit" is some academic subject. Your post gives no context, so it's not clear what a unit is. "Unit" doesn't have that meaning where I come from.
    How come I enrol in a new unit? people enrol in universities, classes, clubs ...etc not new units?
    sorry I can't understand

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    Re: we studied/took a new unit today

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaskin View Post
    Hi,

    Please note I' not a teacher nor a native speaker.

    I assume that the unit means a module.

    We studied a new unit.
    We took a new unit.

    I think both are correct. The second sentence is more colloquial.
    Don't see much of a difference without a wider context.
    The only assumption I would have made when someone said the second sentence would be that you haven't finished the unit.

    Cheers,
    By unit I mean module or serials of small lessons in a book.
    Thanks.

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