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    What are you thinking about.....?

    If I am a freshman, can I ask a classmate: "What ARE YOU THINKING about the course?

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    Re: What are you thinking about.....?

    Context is everything. However, there are few contexts in which this would be a natural question. You would usually use the present simple.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: What are you thinking about.....?

    A more likely question would be "What do you think of the course (so far)?"

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    Re: What are you thinking about.....?

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    A more likely question would be "What do you think of the course (so far)?"
    Any difference between "think of" and "think about" in this case?

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    Re: What are you thinking about.....?

    Using What do/did you think of... is a good way to ask for a rating of something. Example answer: I think it's superb.

    I assume this is what you want to ask for, in which case think about doesn't work.

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    Re: What are you thinking about.....?

    Yes, jutfrank, that was the idea.

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