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    Question about a title

    Hi Teachers,
    I've already asked this question about the title in orange. But I've chanced it a little bit. Will it be OK without quotation marks between 'ago' and 'How long ago'. Do I need to use a question mark(?) at the end of 'How long ago'? Is it just fine because it is a title? Are the capital letters used in the title correctly?

    The Simple Past with ago and How long ago: Reading & Writing Activities

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Question about a title

    Here is how I would write the title to make it as clear as possible:

    The Simple Past with 'Ago' and 'How Long Ago': Reading & Writing Activities

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    Re: Question about a title

    Quote Originally Posted by Preceptor View Post
    Here is how I would write the title to make it as clear as possible:

    The Simple Past with 'Ago' and 'How Long Ago': Reading & Writing Activities
    Hi Preceptor,
    Thank you so much for your reply. I really appreciate it.
    Sometimes these things drive me crazy.
    May I ask one more question please?
    To write this title on the front page of the unit, where says 'Unit 4' Can I write as a title of the unit, 'The Simple Past with Ago and How Long Ago' without quotation marks?

    TS
    Last edited by learning54; 20-Dec-2011 at 08:01.

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    Re: Question about a title

    L54: I've already asked this question about the title in orange. But I've chanced it a little bit. Will it be OK without quotation marks between 'ago' and 'How long ago'.?

    5jj: You need either quotation marks or italics.

    Do I need to use a question mark(?) at the end of 'How long ago'? No, but you can.
    Are the capital letters used in the title correctly?
    There are no absolute rules. Personally, I'd go for:

    The past simple with ago and how long ago ...? : Reading & Writing Activities

    To write this title on the front page of the unit, where says 'Unit 4' Can I write as a title of the unit, 'The Simple Past with Ago and How Long Ago' without quotation marks?
    Regardless of whether or not you use capital letters, you need to separate the words ago and how long ago ...? from the text. You can use italics, quotation marls or bold type.
    Last edited by 5jj; 20-Dec-2011 at 18:18. Reason: typo

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    Re: Question about a title

    Hi,
    Wow! Thank you so much for your detailed explanation. I really have no further question about this matter.

    Best,
    Learning
    Last edited by 5jj; 20-Dec-2011 at 18:18. Reason: reformat

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