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I was reading an article and that was about good teaching. So I wanted to say something like,

1. I wish if I could get my teachers to read that article, that would be worthwhile

2. I wish if I could make them read this, that would be worthwhile

I like to express that I wish to drag my teachers come to this link and read this. So what will be the best way to say this with any grammatical suggestions for correction? First I wanted to say, I wish if I could get them read that post. But I think read can't be an Adjective. I am looking for helps form Native speakers. So, this is it.

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You can get rid of the "if" (and I'd also use a hyphen, as there are two clearly separate, yet related statements) (and I'd also add the word "really", for emphasis).

I wish I could get my teachers to read that article - that would be really worthwhile.

You could also say:

It would be really worthwhile if I could get my teachers to read that article.

Or:

It would be really worthwhile if my teachers were to read that article.

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There are a myriad of ways you can think of formulating a sentence. But let me make your first sentence grammatical and succinct.

If only I could get my teachers to read that article; it'd be worthwhile.

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  • If I'm not wrong, you are a native speaker in English right?
    – naasif
    Jan 7 '20 at 14:34
  • @naasif That's not relevant. Nobody on the website certifies themselves as one.
    – Noaman Ali
    Jan 7 '20 at 14:36
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    "If only" and "I wish" are not exactly the same. The general meaning is still conveyed, a desire that the article is read. But "if only" does not really go along with "worthwhile" here.
    – puppetsock
    Jan 7 '20 at 14:42
  • @NoamanAli So, if I say, I wish if I could get my teachers to read that article, that would be worthwhile. Is there any wrong?
    – naasif
    Jan 7 '20 at 14:45
  • @NoamanAli Actually I ain't very used to this 'if only' stuff.
    – naasif
    Jan 7 '20 at 14:52

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