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    for January

    1-I have received a job offer for January as a teacher.
    2-I have received a job offer as a teacher for January.

    Is there a difference in the meanings of these sentences?

    In which case:
    a-I am supposed to work only for the month of January.
    and in which:
    b-I am going to start work in January for an indefinite period of time.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    Re: for January

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    They both seem to be saying (a). Also, we usually say "a job offer for a teaching position". If you want to clarify that the position is not limited to January, you can say this:

    "I have received a job offer for a teaching position starting January."

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    Re: for January

    Quote Originally Posted by SlickVic9000 View Post
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    They both seem to be saying (a). Also, we usually say "a job offer for a teaching position". If you want to clarify that the position is not limited to January, you can say this:

    "I have received a job offer for a teaching position starting January."
    In BrE, we wouldn't usually use "starting January". We would say "starting in January" or "starting on January 10th".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: for January

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    In BrE, we wouldn't usually use "starting January". We would say "starting in January" or "starting on January 10th".
    I would certainly say 'starting January', though I'd probably write 'starting in January'.

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