when I look back on my school days

newkeenlearner

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Could you please check the following sentences?

History was a fascinating subject to me when I look back on/in my school days, and I had a great passion for it.

When I look back on/to my school days, history was a fascinating subject to me, and I had a great passion for it.

In/on my school days, history was a fascinating subject to me when I look back , and I had a great passion for it.
 

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I don't see the relevance of 'when I look back'. Why not say 'In my school days I found History to be a fascinating subject. I had a great passion for it.'
 

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Thank you Bhaisahab. I liked your suggestion.
I don't see the relevance of 'when I look back'.
Because I want to answer the IELTS cue card below:

Describe a subject you enjoyed studying in your school days.

Now, are my sentences relevant?
 
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Tdol

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Yes, but, like Bhaisahab, I would take out when I look back. I would use that for something that I see in a different light now. You liked it then and you still think you liked it.
 

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Is the following correct too?

In my school days I saw History as a fascinating subject. I had a great passion for it.
 

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There's no need to capitalise school subjects, except when they're the names of languages.
 
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