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michael

I'm one of those who doens't like 'their' as a singular. Often, you can ease the situation by reversing the sentence or by an alteration to the subject:
-"A technical writer should choose their words carefully."
-"Technical writers should choose their words carefully."
-"Choosing words carefully is an important trait of a good technical writer."

Crawford Kilian

Thanks for your comments, Michael. I agree.

Leonor Jarmillo Balboa

WOULD YOU MIND GIVING ME THE MEANING OF ENGLISH TEACHER, PLEASE?

THANK YOU,

Crawford Kilian

Good question, Leonor. An "English teacher" could be a teacher of mathematics who happens to be an English citizen.

To be precise, we should say "a teacher of English." But we usually say "English teacher," and we hope that everyone will understand us.

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