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    #1

    period

    During the period from 5 January to 10 January 2015, we organized some lectures.
    In the period from 5 January to 10 January 2015, we organized some lectures.
    From 5 January to 10 January 2015, we organized some lectures.

    Are all these sentences acceptable?

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    Re: period

    Only the third is acceptable.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    #3

    Re: period

    To me, they are all acceptable​, but the first two are unnecessarily wordy.

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    #4

    Re: period

    I'd prefer "Between [the] 5th and [the] 10th [of] January, we organised ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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