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    Expression of..... / Expressing...

    Would these sentences sound natural for a native English speaker? I don't know if it is better to write them in this way, using "expression of....", or if it is better to change it for the gerundive form. It is part of a chart with contents to learn in a course.

    -Expression of taste, preference, agreement, gratitude and feeling
    -Expression of time (past, present and future)
    -Expression of aspect
    -Expression of existance (there is, there are)


    Thanks so much!

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    Re: Expression of..... / Expressing...

    Both forms could be used. I prefer "expression".

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    #3

    Re: Expression of..... / Expressing...

    I'd use 'expressing', but I think it's just a matter of personal preference.

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    Re: Expression of..... / Expressing...

    Thank you both very much!

    And the rest is ok, right? It is not strange to write "Expression of taste, preference, agreement, gratitude and feeling", using "feeling" instead of "feelingS", and "taste" instead of "likes" or "liking", right?

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    Re: Expression of..... / Expressing...

    Right.

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    Re: Expression of..... / Expressing...

    It depends on how you introduce the list.

    You will learn: - Expression of ...; - The expression of ...; - How to express...
    You will learn how to: - Express ...
    You will become confident in: - Expressing ...; - How to express ...
    etc.

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