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    class/classroom

    1. I'm in classroom now.
    2. I'm in the class now.
    3. I'm in class now.
    4. I'm in my class now.

    I think for sentence 1, it should be I'm in the classroom now.
    Sentences 2 and 3 are fine.
    Sentence 3 is wrong because of the missing article 'the'.

    Am I correct?

    Many thanks.

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    Wink Re: class/classroom

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    1. I'm in classroom now.
    2. I'm in the class now.
    3. I'm in class now.
    4. I'm in my class now.

    I think for sentence 1, it should be I'm in the classroom now.
    Sentences 2 and 3 are fine.
    Sentence 3 is wrong because of the missing article 'the'.

    Am I correct?

    Many thanks.
    As for 1, you're right - there should be a determiner, like the, preceding classroom.

    As for 2, you normally use a determiner, such as the, to talk about a group of students that you're in together, e.g.
    I'm in the (same) class with my cousin Michael now.

    As for 3, it's all right to use in class without any determiner; here, class means a lesson; if you are a teacher, and you say I'm in class now, it means you are during a lesson, giving students a lesson now; if you are a student, and you say I'm in (English) class now, it means that you're during a lesson, attending a lesson that a teacher is giving now.

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    #3

    Re: class/classroom

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    'Class' is one of those common locations that idiomatically dispense with the article: I'm in class / in church / in school / in hospital (BrE).
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    #4

    Re: class/classroom

    I've forgotten sentence 4, which is as follows:

    I'm in my class now.

    I think it's correct.

    Am I correct?

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    Re: class/classroom

    It is perfectly fine.
    I don't know in which context you are going to use it, but matterng grammar - it's fine.

    You are most welcome!

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    Re: class/classroom

    Thanks.

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