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    The dancing contest with personal choreographer of Madonna

    Hello,

    As part of the homework assignment, I asked my students to create a poster, based on an exercise from 'Market Leader'.
    Here is the first one, but I am not sure about the articles.
    Do we need to use 'the' in this sentence: 'The dancing contest with personal choreographer of Madonna'?
    The anniversary party | Smore
    There are some spelling mistakes, which I am sure the student made accidentally-on-purpose.

    Thank you in advance.
    Last edited by vectra; 01-Apr-2012 at 14:28. Reason: second thoughts

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    Re: The dancing contest with personal choreographer of Madonna

    Quote Originally Posted by vectra View Post
    Hello,

    As part of the homework assignment, I asked my students to create a poster, based on an exercise from 'Market Leader'.
    Here is the first one, but I am not sure about the articles.
    Do we need to use 'the' in this sentence: 'The dancing contest with personal choreographer of Madonna'?
    The anniversary party | Smore
    There are some spelling mistakes, which I am sure the student made accidentally-on-purpose.

    Thank you in advance.
    There are plenty of errors, as you said:

    - Join us to celebrate the beginning of a new era for the company
    - A night at the UK's best club - Fabric
    - A dance contest with Madonna's personal choreographer (if the original word order is to be kept intact then yes, it needs to be "with the personal choreographer of Madonna, but that sounds very unnatural).
    - And (no "the") special guest star Rick Astley

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    Re: The dancing contest with personal choreographer of Madonna

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    There are plenty of errors, as you said:

    - Join us to celebrate the beginning of a new era for the company...
    This is a very literate typo. The actual text is 'begging' - which is obviously wrong; but they knew that when adding -ing to 'beg' they should double the g (although in 'begin' the g is single).

    b

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