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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    I was predicted an E, but, surprisingly achieved a C.
    Me too.
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    No, but it [/color]
    Never learnt that!



    (Original post by chazwomaq)
    You probably mean the em dash (so named as it is the same length as the letter "m" when typesetting).

    This is a punctuation mark that can be used in placed of brackets or colons typically, neither of which apply here IMO.
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    No, but it soundslike it does
    This is a good and often misunderstood point. Especially by posh people who say "an historic event" whole sounding the h. If you're speaking cockney and drop your h, "an" is fine. But if you use received pronunciation and pronounce the h, you should use "a".
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    Me too.
    No way! The way you're talking it seems like you got an A.
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    (Original post by chazwomaq)
    This is a good and often misunderstood point. Especially by posh people who say "an historic event" whole sounding the h. If you're speaking cockney and drop your h, "an" is fine. But if you use received pronunciation and pronounce the h, you should use "a".
    You learn something everyday
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    No way! The way you're talking it seems like you got an A.
    Nope, got a C.

    A* in writing though...
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    I was predicted an E, but, surprisingly achieved a C.

    I got a C too.

    Well done, that is good, don't let anyone put a label on you.
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    (Original post by Student403)
    3 minutes since I posted the reminder and 9 since the original post. I've seen him online that whole time.

    Answer: the Daily Mail lost should be the Daily Mail has lost.

    This is because the word 'since' shows that the action happened in the past but is continuing to happen in the present. 'lost' is the past tense.
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    (Original post by Blackstarr)
    A e i o u
    The vowels...

    Apparently, in some words' 'y' counts as a vowel (or a 'half-vowel'). An example of a word where 'y' is a vowel: Rhythm.
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    The vowels...

    Apparently, in some words' 'y' counts as a vowel (or a 'half-vowel'. An example of a word where 'y' is a vowel: Rhythm.
    Ohh, I didn't know, this is something new.
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    (Original post by chazwomaq)
    This is a punctuation mark that can be used in placed of brackets or colons typically, neither of which apply here IMO.
    You are speaking about your personal preference here, which is not useful. Em dashes are used in place of colons as well as semicolons. You used a semicolon in the third example, so logically you have to accept that in your own style an em dash would be appropriate too.

    As an actual pedagogue, you should know better than this. Help with facts rather than talk about your personal style.
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    (Original post by Blackstarr)
    Ohh, I didn't know, this is something new.
    I heard it one or two years ago...
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    Nope, got a C.

    A* in writing though...
    That's good x

    (Original post by Blackstarr)
    I got a C too.

    Well done, that is good, don't let anyone put a label on you.
    Aw thanks! I won't, because I'm aware that everyone has their weaknesses.
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    That's good x



    Aw thanks! I won't, because I'm aware that everyone has their weaknesses.
    thx
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    That's good x



    Aw thanks! I won't, because I'm aware that everyone has their weaknesses.
    Yeah, that is true.
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    I heard it one or two years ago...
    Cool.
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    ______ shall I say is calling?

    Who
    Whom
    Whose
    Who's
    "We need a plan to get the teacher out of the classroom".

    "Okay... Knock on the door and tell him a student's mother is on the phone, asking for him".

    "Whose shall I say is calling?".
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    (Original post by Raskolnikov.)
    "We need a plan to get the teacher out of the classroom".

    "Okay... Knock on the door and tell him a student's mother is on the phone, asking for him".

    "Whose shall I say is calling?".
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    Who
    Wrong.
 
 
 
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