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Which of the following is grammatical?

  • He explained how the school teachers help to the project.
  • He explained how the school teachers help with the project.
  • He explained how the school teachers help in the project.

The teachers aren't part of the project, they give info about the students' progress in school.

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The correct phrase is 'He explained how the school teachers help with the project.' This question doesn't really belong here, why don't you support the proposal for English Language Learners stack exchange –  Nieszka Jul 12 '12 at 7:53
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closed as too localized by RegDwigнt Oct 19 '12 at 9:45

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From OALD, it can be one of the following forms:

  • Help someone with something:

[He explained how] the school teachers help him/students/people with the project.

  • Help (someone) in doing something:

[He explained how] the school teachers help (him/students/people) in doing the project.

  • Help someone (to) do something:

[He explained how] the school teachers help him/students/people (to) do the project.

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