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    Small group-based or small-group-based?

    Hi all,

    Is it OK to write small-group-based (with hyphens between each word) or does it have to be small group-based? The problem is because there are 2 words before 'based' :)

    Thanks!

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    Re: Small group-based or small-group-based?

    We'd need to see the rest of the text to know the answer.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Small group-based or small-group-based?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    We'd need to see the rest of the text to know the answer.
    "Two types of teaching were employed; one-on-one teaching and small group based teaching."

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    Re: Small group-based or small-group-based?

    I would hyphenate small-group-based. It's a double compound adjective, if I may coin a phrase, where group-based is refined by adding "small-".

    The semicolon should be a colon.
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    #5

    Re: Small group-based or small-group-based?

    Thanks
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 08-Jul-2016 at 11:46. Reason: Deleting unnecessary quote.

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    #6

    Re: Small group-based or small-group-based?

    BobBobby, there's no need to quote our replies back to us or to post a 'Thanks' message.

    Just click the 'Thank' button at the bottom left of replies you find helpful.

    Finally, don't use a smiley to replace a full stop (period).

    Thank you.

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