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    if you are interesting in -- is it correct?

    Hello, I was searching through the British Council site and found the following sentence

    If you are interesting in studying in the UK please visit EduccationUK.

    But I was told on my English classes that
    If you are interested is correct. Could somebody explane me is it just a missprint or it is not a mistake?

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    Re: if you are interesting in -- is it correct?

    Welcome to the forum.

    It's a misprint/typo. It should be "If you're interested in ...".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: if you are interesting in -- is it correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by imolo View Post

    But I was told in my English classes that
    If you are interested is correct. Could somebody explain to me if it's is it just a misprint or it is not a mistake?
    Welcome to the forum imolo and well done for spotting this!

    It's actually repeated twice in the same sentence on that webpage!
    https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/contact-us

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    #4

    Re: if you are interesting in -- is it correct?

    We have had other incorrect quotes from the British Council.

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    Re: if you are interesting in -- is it correct?

    imolo, is the misspelling of Educcation your typo or the British Council's?

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