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    Cool can i use 'special' broken english in my essay?

    hai, i m mac,going 2 take exam soon
    can i know wheather i can use some broken english such as ya,ok,and so on in my english eassay?

    is 'many more' wrong?eg: i like to eat apple,orange,grape and many more.

    tell me ur answer.....n thanxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
    Last edited by mac911; 09-Apr-2006 at 12:04.

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    Re: can i use 'special' broken english in my essay?

    Broken English is more often used in speech rather than in writing.

    Much is used with uncountable nouns e.g. I haven't much money
    Many is used with countable nouns e.g. many cars; many people

    You could write the sentence like this:
    "I eat a lot of fruit such as apples, oranges, etc." or "I eat much fruit such as apples, oranges, etc."

    Fruit is an uncountable noun. An alternative is to use "pieces" or "kinds" e.g. "I eat many kinds of fruit such as apples, bananas, and many more.."

    Hope this helps

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    Re: can i use 'special' broken english in my essay?

    In direct speech, you have to repeat the exact words spoken, so you have to use slang and informal language if that's what the person you are quoting said. Otherwise, you should use formal English only.

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