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    It is clear that the English language is becoming more important.

    English has become the base language for international business, for the worlds airlines and even for the Internet. Whatever language people speak, they need to know some English if they work in these fields. It is clear that the English language is becoming more important.
    (Projct English, Wang Dechun)

    I think the last sentence should be it is clear that the English language is becoming more and more important.

    What do you say?

    Thanks a lot in advance.
    Last edited by touchstone; 22-Mar-2017 at 14:03. Reason: adding source and author

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    #2

    Re: It is clear that the English language is becoming more important.

    Always cite the source of any text you quote and name the author (if known), please.

    I suppose your amendment is a slight improvement.

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    Re: It is clear that the English language is becoming more important.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I suppose your amendment is a slight improvement.
    Thanks, Rover.
    I think you mean the original sentence is all right. Am I right?
    Thanks again.

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    #4

    Re: It is clear that the English language is becoming more important.

    It's OK. There is an implied "than it was" at the end.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: It is clear that the English language is becoming more important.

    You could also use something like even more important. I reckon it comes down to how important you see English as, which is open to discussion, while there is no discussion to be had over whether it is important or not.

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