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    gerund, infinitive, or both?

    My stratgegy to go to Univerisity is learning English.

    This is from an intermediate student on a quiz.

    Aside from the awkwardness of it, shouldn't it be

    My strategy to go to University is to learn English...?

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    Re: gerund, infinitive, or both?

    I'd suggest "My strategy for going to university is to learn English".

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    #3

    Re: gerund, infinitive, or both?

    thanks so much - that's perfect!

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    #4

    Re: gerund, infinitive, or both?

    Which is the objective, and which is the tool?
    Learn English so he can attend university?
    Or go to university so she can learn English?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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