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ernest

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2021.06.23 23:51

English Moment

Reason vs Purpose

Why do you eat food?

Reason

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I eat food because I’m hungry.

Purpose:
I eat food so that I have energy.

I was teaching a lesson yesterday and suddenly this graphic came to me. Reasons are based on the past. Purposes are based on the future. Both answers are good. It’s up to you. I love Jones Soda because it tastes great. I drank it so that I won’t be thirsty.

車の写真みたい。向かいに見たいそれとも後ろみたい。どっちでもいい。😊

Why do you study English? 😉答えは?

I enjoyed lettering this. Maybe I should make a grammar book and call it “Elegant English by Ernest.” Hmmm 🤔
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  • Israa 2021.06.23 23:58

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    The sentence on the bottle really attracted me find your soul And the pen too 👀
  • Fox-きつね 2021.06.24 00:21

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    This is my answer. Because I am a foodie. Lol I like your lettering. It’s so beautiful.
  • Uni 2021.06.24 00:38

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    Fascinating analysis. English is the world-wide-used language. Reason: I can talk to people from all over the world. Purpose: I can learn something NEW.
  • prairie 2021.06.24 02:15

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    English has been my favorite subject. I just want to become better at what I like or what I like to do. That’s it!
  • ジジ Gigi 2021.06.24 03:22

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    https://diffsense.com/diff/purpose/reason. They are used interchangeably so often, I am not sure most English speakers see them as having the time concepts you thought of. But here is a better explanation than I can give. See link.
  • Kumi 2021.06.24 03:52

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    Reason: I study English because I want to understand English movies without using subtitles. Purpose: I study English so that I understand English movies more directly. I still have a long way to go. 😅
  • Kanna ชมพู่ 2021.06.24 12:39

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    Wow your handwriting is soooooo beautiful!! It’s an art✨✨✨✨
  • miki 2021.06.24 14:22

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    If you make a grammar book, I definitely buy it! I study English for me! To blight up my life more! I learn a lot of things from learning English. Not only English as a language, but also the way of thinking!
  • ernest 2021.06.24 18:11

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    @Israa 😄✨ It’s interesting bottle label, isn’t it? This company receives submissions from fans and then print it on the labels. So there are thousands of different labels. The pen is the secret to beautiful writing ✍️ in the modern era. 😊
  • ernest 2021.06.24 18:12

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    @Fox-きつね Thank you for answering the question! 😄 How does English influence your foodie identity?
  • ernest 2021.06.24 18:13

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    @Uni Yes! 👏 Great examples.
  • ernest 2021.06.24 18:14

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    @prairie That’s great! 😊 You can judge for yourself, are these statements reasons or purposes? 😏
  • ernest 2021.06.24 18:18

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    @ジジ Gigi Most don’t see a difference because both are an acceptable answer to the question ‘why?’. Hence, it’s used interchangeably. But they are two different words. And you’ll notice mission statements always use the language of purpose, never reason. They’re looking forward. It’s not so much a time concept but a cause and effect relationship. I’m trying to refine my teaching points so it’s easier for students to use. 😌
  • ernest 2021.06.24 18:20

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    @Kumi Great sentences! 😄✨ I might change the purpose sentence to flow better “I study English so that I can understand English movies more in depth.
  • ernest 2021.06.24 18:20

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    @Kanna ชมพู่ haha 😆 Thank you. 😌Maybe I should hangs this in my home somewhere...
  • ernest 2021.06.24 18:21

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    @miki 😳 Thank you! That’s encouraging...makes me want to make a book. Or at least a YouTube channel. 😜
  • ジジ Gigi 2021.06.25 01:47

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    @ernest yes. Not a time concept. I had never thought of them as even close, but they are somewhat similar!
  • Kumi 2021.06.25 03:27

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    @ernest Thank you for teaching me this! 😃 The difference between the reason and the purpose usage is very interesting! ✍️📖
  • Israa 2021.06.25 12:34

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    @ernest If I get a chance, I'll send them this sentence Love with all your senses, with all your depths🤍 I discovered that the pen has magic touches, but your good writing skill of course is the reason, capabilities + skills = creativity🕊 With regard to the question asked I noticed that the answer will always be to learn a new language But in fact the purpose is so that I can hear well and see well and break the glass box When I can't understand something, it makes me feel like I'm inside a glass box and I see language people outside move their mouths ,just I can't hear what they're saying This feeling bothers me too much!! The reason is that I also want to communicate with them so that I understand them Language is communication 😅

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