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    homework assignments

    I think I've heard only "homework" or "assignment", not this mixture. What are the difference between the three? As I know, "homework" is usually done at home, while "assignments" can be done at home, work, or school, including the general and broad meaning.
    23)Dear Ms. White,
    My son, Michael, got home from school yesterday around 6 p.m. after the basketball match, with four homework assignments. By 11 p.m., he had completed only three: science, math and English. He worked hard all evening. When he was about to start your homework, I decided to stop him. He

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    Re: homework assignments

    When referring to different, separate types of homework, we say "homework assignments" as in your example "four homework assignments".

    In your example, it would sound strange to say "four homeworks".

    Michael had homework in different subjects (science, math, and English) so each of the subjects has it own "homework assignment".

    Homework can be done at home, the library, or anywhere. It is still called "homework". The teacher does not care where it is done.

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