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Hi teachers,
Which of the sentences bellow are correct?

#1People go to universities or colleges to acquire further knowledge and so on. OR

#2People go to university and college to acquire futher knowledge and so on.

Some explanations, too.

Thaks a lot in advance.
 

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I'd use the second,as we use university in an uncountable was when we are thinlking about education rather than location. I wouldn't use 'and so on' after one example. ;-)
 

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In AE we say the person is going to college even if the institution is a university.

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Some do in BE. ;-)
 

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Anonymous said:
Hi teachers,
Which of the sentences bellow are correct?

#1People go to universities or colleges to acquire further knowledge and so on. OR

#2People go to university and college to acquire futher knowledge and so on.

Some explanations, too.

Thaks a lot in advance.

I would also caution you about the use of "and so on". If there is one reason, you can state that: One reason that people... :wink:
 
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