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    up to present

    Hi,

    "...has been teaching since October up to present..." Is "Up to present" correct?

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    Re: up to present

    No. Even "up to the present" would not work in the above, because "since" takes care of that!

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    Re: up to present

    What should I write which shows that the teaching continues?

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    #4

    Re: up to present

    What are you writing? To whom?

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    #5

    Re: up to present

    If I use "from":

    I have been teaching/working in this department from 02/08/2016 to present.

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    #6

    Re: up to present

    Quote Originally Posted by Untaught88 View Post
    If I use "from":

    I have been teaching/working in this department from 02/08/2016 to present.
    I suggest you just use I have been teaching in this department since August 2016. The implication is that you are still working there now.

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    Re: up to present

    If you had stopped working there, you would say "I worked in that department [for XXX months/years] from August 2016".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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