Today/For today I am going to talk about "Evolution".

Tan Elaine

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1. Today I am going to talk about "Evolution".
2. For today I am going to talk about "Evolution".

Is the second sentence grammatical and does it mean the same as the first?

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The second is unnatural. You could say something like "For today's talk, I have chosen to talk about evolution.
Using "For today, I am going to talk about ..." makes it sound as if that is the only subject you are going to talk about for an entire 24 hours!
 

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You could also use the second if you didn't normally talk about something - it's a taboo subject - and tomorrow it will once again no longer be spoken of. That is a very specific situation and not very likely.

Also, there is no need to capitalize and put "evolution" in quotes in your sentence.
 

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You could also use the second if you didn't normally talk about something - it's a taboo subject - and tomorrow it will once again no longer be spoken of. That is a very specific situation and not very likely.

Also, there is no need to capitalize and put "evolution" in quotes in your sentence.
Noted. Thanks, again.
 
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