job

English grammar help. Grammar questions from ESL learners

Moderator: Alan

hanuman_2000
Platinum Member
Posts: 710
Joined: Mon Feb 16, 2004 3:48 am

job

Postby hanuman_2000 » Sat Oct 30, 2004 11:07 am

Sir,

I am a sales manager.

Is it correct to say"sales". If yes then can be say "I am a Compters Engineer.".

Thanks.

User avatar
Alan
EC Teacher
EC Teacher
Posts: 12337
Joined: Mon Dec 29, 2003 7:56 pm
Status: English Teacher
Location: Japan

Postby Alan » Sun Oct 31, 2004 11:39 am

Yes, 'sales manager' is correct, but, regarding the second, 'computer engineer' is the correct form.

The singularity or plurality of any attributive noun is fixed mainly by convention, and therefore cannot necessarily be logically deduced from any other.


Return to “Grammar Help”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests