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    #1

    Team instead of group at the lesson

    Can a teacher say "Work in teams of three or four" instead of "Work in groups of three or four"?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: Team instead of group at the lesson

    It would be possible, but group is the term generally used. Is it a competitive activity?

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    #3

    Re: Team instead of group at the lesson

    No.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #4

    Re: Team instead of group at the lesson

    Is it collaborative?

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    #5

    Re: Team instead of group at the lesson

    They are equivalent for me.

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    #6

    Re: Team instead of group at the lesson

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Is it collaborative?
    Yes.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #7

    Re: Team instead of group at the lesson

    Quote Originally Posted by englishhobby View Post
    Yes.
    In that case either would work. I'd probably use "teams".

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