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    The benefit of learning Latin

    I am wondering if my sentence sound natural. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    Peter wondered what was the benefit of learning Latin when nowadays you would not have much use of it.

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    Re: The benefit of learning Latin

    '...you would not have much use for it'.

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    Re: The benefit of learning Latin

    I still don't think that's correct. You have an interrogative subject-verb inversion, but the clause it's in requires it to be non-inverted, as in a statement: ...what the benefit of learning Latin was...

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