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    Which is More Correct, if At All?

    Hi, all. I need some help from a native English speaker.

    Which is more correct, if any of the two is correct at all?

    1. Any English I've lever learned I learned from movies and the Internet.

    2. All the English I've learned I learned from movies and the Internet.

    If both are awkward, please guide me toward the correct way to say it.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Which is More Correct, if At All?

    I'd say they're both correct, however the first sounds a little awkward. The second "flows" a little better.

    You could even change it to:

    "All the English I've learned has been from movies and the Internet"

    In my opinion, that flows best.






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    Re: Which is More Correct, if At All?

    Quote Originally Posted by en_buff View Post
    Hi, all. I need some help from a native English speaker.

    Which is more correct, if any of the two is correct at all?

    1. Any English I've lever learned, I learned from movies and the Internet.

    2. All the English I've learned, I've learned from movies and the Internet. Possible.

    If both are awkward, please guide me toward the correct way to say it.

    Thanks in advance.
    The first one doesn't work because "Any English" sounds very clunky here although the two words together are not actually incorrect. The second one is possible but the repetition of "I've learned" (even if you leave it as "I learned") makes it rather unnatural.

    They are both somewhat awkward though, mainly because of that repetition.

    I've learnt all the English I know from movies and the internet.
    All my English came from movies and the internet.
    My knowledge of English has been gleaned from movies and the net.

    Those are some possible suggestions.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Which is More Correct, if At All?

    Quote Originally Posted by en_buff View Post
    Hi, all. I need some help from a native English speaker.

    Which is more correct, if any of the two is correct at all? Both would be OK depending on context. For example, see below.

    1. I've never studied English formally. Any English I've lever ever learned, I learned from movies and the Internet.

    2. (Same as above). All the English I've learned I learned from movies and the Internet.

    If both are awkward, please guide me toward the correct way to say it.

    Thanks in advance.
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    Last edited by billmcd; 18-Aug-2012 at 17:42.

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