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  1. keannu's Avatar
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    #1

    The first difficulty

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    As a failure analysis engineer, my additional roles were to manage technicians and to make them become engineers. The first difficulty was to make them study English. Most of them were high school graduates, so they hadnít studied English hard before. But most engineer papers are written in English, so they found it hard to under stand them.

    Does the underlined sound natural?

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    #2

    Re: The first difficulty

    The underlined part isn't terrible, but the rest is pretty bad. Did you really mean to say you forced them to study English? (That's the sense of "make" the way you used it both times.)
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    #3

    Re: The first difficulty

    "First challenge" sounds better to me.

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    #4

    Re: The first difficulty

    Perhaps:

    But most engineering papers are written in English, so they couldn't understand them.
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    Re: The first difficulty

    Perhaps:

    As a failure analysis engineer, in addition to my other jobs I manage technicians and help them become engineers.
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