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Frequent Mistakes

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Quick revision of mistakes taken from written exercises of English students, basic level.

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Frequent Mistakes

  1. 1. FREQUENT MISTAKES Try to guess the right sentence
  2. 2. Vocabulary <ul><li>“ I left my first work” </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the problem? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Vocabulary <ul><li>I left my first work X </li></ul><ul><li>I left my first job √ </li></ul>
  4. 4. Vocabulary <ul><li>“ I went to Praga with partners of school” </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the problem? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Vocabulary <ul><li>I went to Praga with partners of school X </li></ul><ul><li>I went to Prague with my classmates √ </li></ul>
  6. 6. Vocabulary <ul><li>“ I knew to my wife in 1985” </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the problem? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Vocabulary <ul><li>I knew to my wife in 1985 X </li></ul><ul><li>I met my wife in 1985 √ </li></ul>
  8. 8. Vocabulary <ul><li>“ I wrote an history” </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the problem? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Vocabulary <ul><li>I wrote an history X </li></ul><ul><li>I wrote a story √ (a tale) </li></ul><ul><li>or… </li></ul><ul><li>I study history √ (school subject) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Vocabulary <ul><li>“ The pizza was very rich” </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the problem? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Vocabulary <ul><li>The pizza was very rich X </li></ul><ul><li>The pizza was delicious √ </li></ul><ul><li>The man was very rich √ </li></ul><ul><li>(he had a lot of money) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Grammar <ul><li>“ This villa has got two floor and a good views.” </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the problem? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Grammar <ul><li>This villa has got two floor and a good views X </li></ul><ul><li>This villa has got two floors and good views √ </li></ul><ul><li>(Remember to check: plural or singular?) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Grammar <ul><li>“ This wonderful house is near of beach.” </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the problem? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Grammar <ul><li>This wonderful house is near of beach X </li></ul><ul><li>This wonderful house is near the beach √ </li></ul>
  16. 16. Grammar <ul><li>“ Too there’s a living room.” </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the problem? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Grammar <ul><li>Too there’s a living room X </li></ul><ul><li>There’s a living room too √ </li></ul><ul><li>(Remember to check the word order!) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Grammar <ul><li>“ The house is perfect for families with childrens.” </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the problem? </li></ul>
  19. 19. Grammar <ul><li>The house is perfect for families with childrens X </li></ul><ul><li>The house is perfect for families with children √ </li></ul><ul><li>Revise irregular plurals: </li></ul><ul><li>child- children </li></ul><ul><li>man- men </li></ul><ul><li>woman- women </li></ul>
  20. 20. Grammar <ul><li>“ I went at home” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I went to go shopping” </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the problem? </li></ul>
  21. 21. Grammar <ul><li>I went at home X </li></ul><ul><li>I went to go shopping X </li></ul><ul><li>I went home √ </li></ul><ul><li>I went shopping √ </li></ul>
  22. 22. Spelling <ul><li>“ There is a beautifull and wonderfull kitchen.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ On thursday I went to the beach.” </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the problem? </li></ul>
  23. 23. Spelling <ul><li>There is a beautifull and wonderfull kitchen X </li></ul><ul><li>On thursday I went to the beach X </li></ul><ul><li>There is a beautiful and wonderful kitchen </li></ul><ul><li>On Thursday I went to the beach </li></ul><ul><li>Remember! Capital letters for weekdays, months, nationalities and languages ( T hursday, J anuary, E nglish…) </li></ul>

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