class or classes - what is the difference? Is there any difference in meaning in the following sentences? 1) I have class on Monday and Tuesday. 2) I have classes on Monday and Tuesday. If I want to say that I have lessons (as a student) at school on Monday and Tuesday, which one is correct?
Sep 18, 2018 7:33 PM
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Depends on how many lessons (classes) you have. In general, the -es affix makes the plural form. Example: One lesson = class Two lessons = classes However, I should note that both forms are correct in the two sentences you've noted, at least in everday speech (if you were discussing your schedule with someone). 'I have class' is more colloquial (i.e. between two students). Here it comes down to context and who you're speaking to. You might want to check this out: https://forum.wordreference.com/threads/have-class-classes.2894569/
September 18, 2018
In American English the sentences are equivalent, in British English we would say 'classes' or 'school'.
September 18, 2018
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