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1?) Scheduled session of learning of English.

2?) Scheduled session of learning English.

I guess I understand that in sentences it would be "learning English", because there are subjects, but how is that different to sentence constructions with subject-less action concepts, concepts names or terms, and planned sessions or actions, suggestions?

Other examples of that paraphrasing I am looking for:

A) To do list (as list with points or array elements of actions for doing): e.g. English learning;

B) What I found in a book in it's table of contents: "Choosing Levels of English" (it seems strange without "of" after the gerund)

C) I'm gonna do English learning now!

D) Get English learning with fun!

I just have not seen anything about the usage of such constructions with gerunds and "of" preposition and related to gerunds concepts, and with either options of paraphrasing I feel uncertainty and strangeness in rightness of grammar

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  • Hi, @Rattler. I'm asking what option of paraphrasing that and generally all similar gerund constructions (not in talking, but as scheduled note or concept or scientific term) would be correct, with one "of" preposition (like "learning of english") or without (like just "learning english"). I could not find anything about it and I always feel wrongness with either option
    – Sage123
    Apr 10 '20 at 13:43
  • In a typical school, the subject is never referred to as 'English learning' but merely as 'English'. Neither will one hear 'maths learning', 'drama learning'. The learning is implicit; what else does one do in classes, on courses etc besides learn the subject matter? (As an ex-teacher, I realise that that's a silly question looked at from one viewpoint.) Informally, "I've got to do some maths / science / French ..." would be typical. Apr 10 '20 at 14:26
  • @EdwinAshworth I think the OP is asking if a gerund needs of in a gerund phrase construction when it is part of a bullet list or similar i.e. "choosing of level"; "learning of English"; "doing of something"...possibly this is L1-L2 confusion: the OP is defintely not a native speaker.
    – Cascabel
    Apr 10 '20 at 14:46
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    Does this answer your question? Gerund with and without "of" preposition
    – Cascabel
    Apr 10 '20 at 15:00
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    @Edwin Ashworth Wearing in ''The wearing of a mask is advised'. is not the same part of speech as “wearing” in 'Wearing a mask is advised.' The former is a verbal noun (as you put it - "a pure noun"); the second is a gerund. This can be demonstrated by adding a modifier: the former will only accept an adjective, but the latter will only accept an adverb. englishgrammar.org/verbal-nouns
    – Greybeard
    Apr 10 '20 at 20:44