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    #1

    on Monday or on Mondays

    Is it on Monday or on Mondays?
    Henry is learning German. His classes begin at six on Monday(s) and at five on Friday(s).
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: on Monday or on Mondays

    I am not a teacher.

    I would use Mondays and Fridays. I'm sure someone will disagree.

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    #3

    Re: on Monday or on Mondays

    Not this boy. Plural is correct. The classes are on more than one Monday and Friday.

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    #4

    Re: on Monday or on Mondays

    I would use the plural as well, but wouldn't complain if I saw it as singular.

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    #5

    Re: on Monday or on Mondays

    Henry is learning German. His class begins at six o'clock on Mondays and five o'clock on Fridays.

    I assume it is one class which meets twice a week.




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    #6

    Re: on Monday or on Mondays

    Maybe class=course and classes=lessons?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #7

    Re: on Monday or on Mondays

    A course is not the same as a class or lesson.

    A course is an instructional offering by an institution which is usually offered every semester or once an academic year. A course has a description and is part of a guided program toward a degree or certificate.

    A class is a single offering of a course for that semester. There is usually a syllabus, an instructor and dates and times of meetings.

    A lesson is part of the curriculum (or lesson plan) in a class. Usually, it is listed in the syllabus.



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