Is this sentence correct? ?

Being an English teacher, making grammatical mistakes in English is a breach of etiquette. 

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  • 4 weeks ago
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    Not really correct. The introductory phrase, "being an English teacher," needs to describe the next noun, but it doesn't.

    It would have to be along the lines of, "Being an English teacher, Yetta took offense at grammatical mistakes in English."

    Consider something like, "Because I'm an English teacher, grammatical mistakes in English seem like a breach of etiquette."

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  • 4 weeks ago

    No. It's a dangling modifier. You never say WHO is an English teacher. It's like saying "Driving down the street, the squirrel jumped out of nowhere." That's saying the squirrel was driving. Also, using "being" is not good grammar. Simplify. And grammar doesn't have anything to do with etiquette.

    For an English teacher to make grammatical mistakes would be especially embarrassing.

    Making grammatical mistakes is especially serious for an English teacher.Etiquette means manners, politeness. 

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