Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 5 months ago

Which sentence is correct? 1 or 2?

1. He is willing to take direction and construction when needed.

2. He is willing to take direction and instruction when needed.

I am writing a comment for the student's report card.

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    I shudder to think that a teacher is unaware of the difference between "instruction" and "construction".

  • geezer
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    INSTRUCTION is the word you need in that sentence .. not CONSTRUCTION.

    You can't ''take construction''.

  • RP
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    I prefer two, although one is not incorrect. Also, I'd make the word "directions" in two to improve it. My problem with one is that construction is not really appropriate. If it were changed to constructive suggestions, then it would seem okay.

  • ?
    Lv 6
    5 months ago

    2 is the correct version. 

    You have used the word "construction" incorrectly in 1. I think you may actually mean "constructive advice".

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  • 5 months ago

    instruction. You can't take "construction". You can take constructive criticism, but that doesn't really fit in your sentence. 

  • Edwena
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    instruction is correct.  Construction is like building a building.

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