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hi,

which of the following sentence is correct?

When I was a teacher, most of my students were childern.
These childern were about 10 years old.

When I was a teacher, most of my students were childern.
Those childern were about 10 years old.
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uktouswhich Which of the following sentences is correct?

When I was a teacher, most of my students were childern.
These childern were about 10 years old.

When I was a teacher, most of my students were childern.
Those childern were about 10 years old.

childern children Note the spelling!

You can just say The children were about 10 years old. Neither these nor those is wrong, but I think most people would just say the. If I had to choose between these and those, I would choose these.

CJ
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