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Common mistakes letters of complaint


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Common mistakes letters of complaint

  1. 1. start Common Mistakes Letter of complaint
  2. 2. Suggest /recommend next • When we suggest/recommend an action to someone, we can use a that-clause: I suggest (that) you leave here around four o’clock. I recommend (that) you take those pills. *If you remove “that”, the sentence becomes more informal. 2
  3. 3. Suggest /recommend next • We can use suggest/recommend with the -ing form of a verb when we mention an action but do not mention the person who will do it, because it is understood in the context: She suggested travelling together for safety. They recommend applying for a post two months before. 3
  4. 4. Suggest /recommend next • We can use suggest/recommend with a question word such as where, what, who, how: Could you suggest where I might be able to buy a nice sweater for Mark? Do you recommend us where we can eat today? 4
  5. 5. Suggest/r ecommend common mistakes next • We don’t use suggest/recommend+ to- infinitive: Not: Dora suggested to wait … Not: The doctor recommended not to drink alcohol. How would we say this if we mention who? And if we don’t? 5
  6. 6. Provide next • [WITH OBJECT] Make available for use; supply: These clubs provide a much appreciated service for this area. • (provide someone with) Equip or supply someone with (something useful or necessary): We were provided with a map of the area. • [NO OBJECT] (provide for) Make adequate preparation for (a possible event): New qualifications must provide for changes in technology. More examples and uses here: 6
  7. 7. use of articles next See the following link: 7
  8. 8. Preposition + ing next • without giving After prepositions, verbs always take “ing”, ALWAYS. 8
  9. 9. Complete/co mpletely next • It was a complete disaster (adjective) • I finished the task completely (adverb) 9
  10. 10. Dear expert cooks: next • Always use a comma: Dear expert cooks, 10
  11. 11. I am writing… next • We always use this structure in all kinds of letters, we don’t use the present simple. 11