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    Talking Plural or Singular

    Hi guys, I have a doubt about a word "vocabulary". For example: I use my explanations in power point presentation, but a student of mine asked about the word "vocabulary" which I put in one slide just to explain the "vocabulary" from the book. In fact, I could say "vocabularies" to explain those ones from the book, or just can be used "vocabulary" to explain them?
    The word "vocabularies" in plural form only can be used to refer about two languages or more, can't it?

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    Re: Plural or Singular

    Just "vocabulary."

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    Re: Plural or Singular

    I see no problem with "vocabularies".

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    #4

    Re: Plural or Singular

    Click here to read lots of sentences using 'vocabularies'.

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    #5

    Re: Plural or Singular

    If you are using words from one book, then use "vocabulary."
    Many words form one vocabulary.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #6

    Re: Plural or Singular

    With more than one language, vocabularies is correct.

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