I'm thinking of taking a class to practice English. It is not for free and the cost is in my interest. As I'm just a student, I don't enough money to take a class that demands me high cost. So, I'm going to call the academy and ask like this:

  1. I'd like to ask how much it is that I take the class.

  2. I'd like to ask how much the class is.

  3. I'd like to ask how much money the class takes me.

  • Please clarify: You have to pay to participate? Taking the class costs money? Right?
    – Stephie
    Aug 12, 2015 at 7:30
  • Sorry for that. I added some more details
    – jihoon
    Aug 12, 2015 at 7:35
  • If I were you, I'll ask it this way, "How much is the enrollment fee [for this class]?" In case the payment for the class is on a per-session basis [some online schools do], you may ask, "How much is the fee per session [for this class]?"
    – shin
    Aug 12, 2015 at 10:32

1 Answer 1


How much is X?

Your version 2 uses the typical phrase to inquire about the cost of something.

Version 3 doesn't make sense because it's never the class that takes money (neither real -> it's the school, nor figuratively speaking -> an abstract 'it' takes the money)

Version 1 could be used but is rather cumbersome. I would advise against it.

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