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Wang (take) me to the theater tonight. The answer is 'is taking'. I really can't understand this... Why does 'is taking' refer to a future tense?
 
rpsh Wang (take) me to the theater...
We often use the present continuous to refer to actions that are in the near future. ...
 The present progressive is often used for a future arrangement. It refers to a future time, not a future tense.
 
fivejedjonThe present progressive is often used...It refers to a future time, not a...
Good distinction to make! ...
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Hi, I have a problem with the pronunciation of English words. Is there any guide books/ audio books that is useful for beginners? How else can I perfect my pronunciation? Thanks.
 There are a lot of videos on Youtube that help with pronunciation. You may want to start by having a look at the videos on this page:
http://www.englishforums.com/open/Video,Pronunciation.htm
There are many pronunciation books on the market. Which book you go for will depend on which English accent you ...
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Last question for today. Can someone please check the grammar of the next sentence? I'm not sure if there should be a comma before 'as well as'? Is it correlations 'to' or correlations 'with'? "This table analyzes the relationships between physical ...
 I would put a comma before "as well as". (I would not put one after "labor", but this is a style choice.)
I would say "correlations with".
 Thanks!
 
GPYI would put a comma before "as well...but this is a style choice.)I would say "correlations with".
Especially with so many other commas involved. ...
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Hi He had an IQ of 120. He had an IQ 120. He had an IQ score of 120. He had IQ 120. Are any of these natural? Thanks!
 "He had an IQ of 120" is the natural one.
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What's the difference between 'will' and 'be going to'? For example: My daughter (study) medicine when she grows up. The answer is 'is going to study'. Could you tell me why?
 
rpsh Could you tell me why?
No. Without more context, 'will' is correct English.
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Could you tell me the difference between 'will' and 'be going to'?
 Generally speaking. will is used to express the speaker's certainty, or the speaker's volition. Be going to implies that the speaker has present evidence.
However, it is very difficult to predict how individual speakers will view a future ...
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