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    when he speaks/is speaking Spanish

    (1) John makes a tremendous number of grammatical mistakes when he speaks Spanish.
    (2) John makes a tremendous number of grammatical mistakes when he is speaking Spanish.

    Are these sentences correct? If both are correct, what's the difference?

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    Re: when he speaks/is speaking Spanish

    They are correct. There's no difference in this context.

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    Re: when he speaks/is speaking Spanish

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    They are correct. There's no difference in this context.
    Which is more common?
    Last edited by YAMATO2201; 23-Jan-2017 at 06:44.

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    Re: when he speaks/is speaking Spanish


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    #5

    Re: when he speaks/is speaking Spanish

    Quote Originally Posted by YAMATO2201 View Post
    Which is more common?
    The context would affect this.

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