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I just got a question from native speaker. the question is like this.

When did you first driving?

1.To get a driver licence at driving school, that is my first driving."
2.The first time I drove was at driving school, to get a driver's license.

What if you have felt #2, I am not familiar at subject sentence as beginner. so would you please more English? Please don't remove or hide. if you felt well #1. How can I improve the sentence?

When did you first on trip?

3.When I went to Hong Kong at honeymoon, that's my first trip.
4.My first trip was when I went of Hong Kong on my honeymoon.

Also this, please do same above.

Even you can improve 1~4, please let me know your idea.

updated: is this right? The first time <(when) I drove> was at [driving school]. (=) The first time was at driving school. (+) I drove for the first time.

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    “When did you first driving?” does not sound like something a native speaker would say. Oct 30 '14 at 2:02
  • Thanks but how about this ? When did you first start driving a car?
    – Carter
    Oct 30 '14 at 2:05
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    That form of the question assumes a continuous period of driving, and asks for its beginning. In that case, I’d probably just report my age (“When I was 16.”). If the person asked “What was the first time you drove?” I’d be more specific. Oct 30 '14 at 2:20
  • Is this right? The first time <(when) I drove> was at [driving school]. = The first time was at driving school. + I drove for the first time.
    – Carter
    Oct 30 '14 at 2:41
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Your sentence #2 is fine. Here is an alternative.

The first time I drove was at driving school, when I was getting my driver's license.

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  • Thanks but if you don't mind would you please let me know else options?
    – Carter
    Oct 30 '14 at 2:59
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    The first time I drove I was 14 years old. I was 14 years old when I first started driving. I have been driving for 20 years. I first time I ever drove was in a field with an old tractor. Oct 30 '14 at 3:21
  • In "the first time when I drove was at driving school", Why it used drove instead drive?
    – Carter
    Oct 30 '14 at 4:33
  • @user1917217 because it was for the first time. :)
    – Maulik V
    Oct 30 '14 at 5:05

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