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    offer major

    What is a natural way to say' to offer major' in the following sentence? Also, if you see any mistakes, can you fit them?

    No college in my country offers the major ' sports marketing', so I have decided to study in the U.K.

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    Re: offer major

    Why do you think the original is unnatural?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: offer major

    You should not leave a space after an opening quotation mark, but there should be a space before one.

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    Re: offer major

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Why do you think the original is unnatural?
    I am not sure if ' offer majors' sounds natural. Do you native speakers say offer majors? If not, what do you say?

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    #5

    Re: offer major

    You did it again. No space before "offer".

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    #6

    Re: offer major

    "No college in my country offers a sports marketing major."
    "No college in my country offers sports marketing as a major."

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    #7

    Re: offer major

    How about title case (Sports Marketing) as it is the name of the course?

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    Re: offer major

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    How about title case (Sports Marketing) as it is the name of the course?
    I thought that, but it's not necessarily the name of the course. If no one offers it, it's difficult to say what it's called. Another country might offer a major called "Sports Administration and Marketing" or "Sports Marketing and Management" (which actually exist), which would probably suffice as a sports marketing (generic) major.
    I decided my sentences didn't needs capitals, but the OP's could have them instead of the quotes.
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