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    #1

    soon you'll be taking a test

    On a web page: Dear students, soon you'll be taking an online test which aims at checking your listening comprehension skills.


    Does this sentence sound OK? I am interested in its grammar structure first of all - is the Future Continuous Tense used correctly here? And it would be good to know your opinion about the use of vocabulary, too.
    Last edited by englishhobby; 16-Feb-2013 at 15:07.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: soon you'll be taking a test

    It's fine as is.

    Rover

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    Re: soon you'll be taking a test

    And if I wrote "soon you are taking", would the meaning change?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: soon you'll be taking a test

    Quote Originally Posted by englishhobby View Post
    On a web page: Dear students, soon you'll be taking an online test which aims at checking to check your listening comprehension skills.


    Does this sentence sound OK? I am interested in its grammar structure first of all - is the Future Continuous Tense used correctly here? And it would be good to know your opinion about the use of vocabulary, too.
    With the amendment I have made in red above, it's fine. It would also be OK with "Soon you will take" or "Soon you are going to take" or, at a push, "Soon you are taking".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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