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    Talking what room will seminar be held

    Hi, I attended a continuous seminar yesterday.
    After lunch, I was wondering where the next seminar would be held.

    I asked,

    "what room should we go for the seminar at 1:00pm?"

    But different expressions came in my head.

    "Will seminar be held in the same room as in the morning?"
    "Where should be go for the seminar?"

    All these correct?

    Also, verb "hold" is too heavy I think..would there be any other verb to replace it?

    Thanks!

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    Re: what room will seminar be held

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    "What room should we go to for the seminar at 1pm?"

    "Will the seminar be held in the same room as in the morning?"
    or
    "Will the seminar be held in the same room as this morning?"

    "Where should we go for the seminar?"


    Also, the verb "hold" is too heavy, I think.

    … "held" is fine here, although you could omit it and not lose the meaning.
    "Will the seminar be in the same room as this morning?"

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    #3

    Re: what room will seminar be held

    Quote Originally Posted by katnoric32 View Post
    Also, verb "hold" is too heavy I think
    What do you mean by too heavy? Hold is a perfectly normal collocation with seminar.

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    Re: what room will seminar be held

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    What do you mean by too heavy? Hold is a perfectly normal collocation with seminar.
    What if it's not a seminar and if it's a class or short program?

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    Re: what room will seminar be held

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    You can hold a class in the same way that you hold a seminar. However, in my experience, you normally run a program.

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    #6

    Re: what room will seminar be held

    I was not the person who run the program. So...then Can I ask "what room is the program gonna be run?"

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    Re: what room will seminar be held

    Quote Originally Posted by katnoric32 View Post
    I was not the person who ran the program. So...then Can I ask "what room is the program gonna be run?"
    I think you could say:

    Where do I go?

    You could also say:


    What room do I go to for the program/seminar/whatever?

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    Re: what room will seminar be held

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    Firstly, a program tends to be a series of classes/lectures/seminars etc that might run over a period of time and possibly in different locations. So you might refer to it differently than you would to a single class, for example. But more importantly, these are not strict rules. There are many ways to refer to classes/seminars/lectures/programs, the main thing is to be understood. I suggested that it is common to "hold a seminar" and "run a program", but I would not be at all surprised to hear someone say that they were "running ESL seminars at the local school", or "holding a program of lectures on business administration". If you're not sure, then something like Tarheer's simple solution would work fine.

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    Re: what room will seminar be held

    Well, usually simpler is better. It avoids confusion. Of course, you do have to be willing to admit you don't know something (like where the seminar is being held).


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