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    How can we add one more item in response of a question?

    Teacher: What snacks can you see in the picture?
    Pupil A: I can see (some) potato chips,chilli fish,peanuts, raisins, lemons sweets and chocolate.
    Puipl B: I can see potato chips, chilli fish. I can also see peanuts, raisins. I can see chocolate too.(no lemon sweets are included)

    Is it natural for pupil B to say again, 'There are some lemon sweets too.'


    Thanks a lot.
    Last edited by queeniech; 21-May-2012 at 12:16.

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    Re: How can we add one more item in response of a question?

    It's not unnatural- speech is messy and less organised than writing. We repeat ourselves so repeating others is natural. We say things we don't want to say, and things we don't mean.

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