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    Question classroom language

    Hello!

    I'd like you to tell me if the following sentence is ok:

    Swap your dictation test with your partner and make the necessary corrections in red.
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    Swap your dictation test with your partner's and make...

    Thank you,
    angela

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    Re: classroom language

    Hi tangelatm

    They're fine.

    Try also,

    Ex: Swap and correct. Use red.

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    Re: classroom language

    I agree, but "with your partner" does sound better to me.

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    Re: classroom language

    Also, if your goal is American English, we'd avoid swap and use "exchange" instead:

    "Please exchange your paper with your neighbor and correct it in red."

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