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    #1

    "Educational game is one that teach you as well as amuse you."

    Hi,

    "Educational games are ones/those that teach you as well as amuse you."
    Is the following correct too?

    Educational games are ones/those that teach you as well as amusing you.

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: "Educational game is one that teach you as well as amuse you."

    No.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: "Educational game is one that teach you as well as amuse you."

    Educational games are ones/those that teach you while amusing you. - That is correct.

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    Re: "Educational game is one that teach you as well as amuse you."

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    No.
    Thanks teacher.
    I found the example above in the Oxford dictionary as an example:
    Can Oxford make a mistake?
    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...?q=educational

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    #5

    Re: "Educational game is one that teach you as well as amuse you."

    Quote Originally Posted by newkeenlearner View Post
    "Educational games are ones/those that teach you as well as amuse you."
    Quote Originally Posted by newkeenlearner View Post
    I found the example above in the Oxford dictionary as an example:
    Can Oxford make a mistake?
    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...?q=educational
    The sentence you quoted is not on the linked page. It says "connected with education; providing education.... educational games/toys (= that teach you something as well as amusing you)".
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: "Educational game is one that teach you as well as amuse you."

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    The sentence you quoted is not on the linked page. It says "connected with education; providing education.... educational games/toys (= that teach you something as well as amusing you)".
    Sorry, I can't figure out their differences. (My sentence and one in the Oxford).

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    #7

    Re: "Educational game is one that teach you as well as amuse you."

    Yours is a sentence which I guess you constructed by filling in words that seemed to be missing from the dictionary entry.

    Here they are together; first yours, then Cambridge's:

    Educational games are ones/those that teach you as well as amuse you.
    educational games/toys (= that teach you something as well as amusing you)

    Cambridge meant something like "Educational games or toys; i.e., games that teach you something as well as amusing you."

    I think your sentence was OK with "those", by the way.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #8

    Re: "Educational game is one that teach you as well as amuse you."

    Quote Originally Posted by newkeenlearner View Post
    Sorry, I can't figure out their differences. (My sentence and one in the Oxford).
    Neither can I. I would say the Oxford entry is carelessly written.

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