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    The purpose of the Interconnect '94 conference is to "bring together instructors and

    Hello teachers,

    "The purpose of the Interconnect '94 conference is to "bring together instructors and trainers from various backgrounds to discuss the challenges facing teachers today."

    I think the bold word above is an adjective which describes or modifies the word "challenges". Can I rewrite the above sentence putting the bold word before the word "challenges"? Because I remember that I got an answer on this forum that adjectives can be used either before or after of a noun. But I don't really remember what type of adjectives they are.

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    Re: The purpose of the Interconnect '94 conference is to "bring together instructors

    'Facing' is a participle, with 'teachers' as its direct object. It cannot go before 'challenges'. It effectively means the same as 'which face'.

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    Re: The purpose of the Interconnect '94 conference is to "bring together instructors

    Hi 5j, Can we write the context in another way? Like "The purpose of the Interconnect '94 conference is to "bring together instructors and trainers from various backgrounds to discuss the challenges that are faced by teachers today."

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    Re: The purpose of the Interconnect '94 conference is to "bring together instructors

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Hi 5j, Can we write the context in another way? Like "The purpose of the Interconnect '94 conference is to "bring together instructors and trainers from various backgrounds to discuss the challenges that are faced by teachers today."
    Yes.

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    Re: The purpose of the Interconnect '94 conference is to "bring together instructors

    Can I contract my last sentence? If so how can I do it? I am trying "The purpose of the Interconnect '94 conference is to "bring together instructors and trainers from various backgrounds to discuss the challenges faced by teachers today." Is it okay?

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    Re: The purpose of the Interconnect '94 conference is to "bring together instructors

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Can I contract my last sentence? If so how can I do it? I am trying "The purpose of the Interconnect '94 conference is to "bring together instructors and trainers from various backgrounds to discuss the challenges faced by teachers today." Is it okay?
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