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    My friend is scared to talk to her professor. I say: Don't worry, the professor is

    My friend is scared to talk to her professor. I say:

    Don't worry, the professor is cool, just ask her and she'll answer you questions.

    Is this sentence correct?

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    Re: My friend is scared to talk to her professor. I say: Don't worry, the professor

    **** I am not a teacher ****

    I think it is correct.

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    Re: My friend is scared to talk to her professor. I say: Don't worry, the professor

    You need "your" insted of "you". Also your sentence is a comma splice. Use a semicolon after "cool".

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    Re: My friend is scared to talk to her professor. I say: Don't worry, the professor

    Don't worry, the professor is cool; just ask her and she'll answer your questions.

    Better?

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    Re: My friend is scared to talk to her professor. I say: Don't worry, the professor

    I would say "the professor is very approachable".
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: My friend is scared to talk to her professor. I say: Don't worry, the professor

    Yes, much better.

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    Re: My friend is scared to talk to her professor. I say: Don't worry, the professor

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    I would say "the professor is very approachable".
    If you did, you would not sound like a typical college student.
    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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    Re: My friend is scared to talk to her professor. I say: Don't worry, the professor

    What would a typical college student say?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: My friend is scared to talk to her professor. I say: Don't worry, the professor

    "Cool" for one.

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