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    angelene001 is offline Member
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    talk in/on a chat

    Which preposition should I use:

    1. My English is now better. I can speak with other people form England on a chat.
    1. My English is now better. I can speak with other people form England in a chat.

    Is "now" in a correct place?
    Can I say:
    My English now is better.

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    Re: talk in/on a chat

    Quote Originally Posted by angelene001 View Post
    Which preposition should I use:

    1. My English is now better. I can speak with other people from England on a chat.
    1. My English is now better. I can speak with other people from England in a chat.

    Is "now" in a correct place?
    Can I say:
    My English now is better.
    No. You should say "My English is better now".

    I'm not sure whether by "chat" you mean an internet chat-line. If so, you would use "on". If you mean simply to talk casually face-to-face, then you should say something like "I can now chat with people from England", or "Now I can chat with British people".
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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