Common Mistakes Made by Learners of English

Listed below are the most common Mistakes made by English Learners…

Common Mistakes in the Use of Uncountable Nouns

Incorrect: I told these news to my father.
Correct: I told this news to my father.

Incorrect: The teacher gave us many advices.
Correct: The teacher gave us some advice.

Incorrect: The program aimed at improving the safety of aircraft operations during a severe winter weather.
Correct: The program aimed at improving the safety of aircraft operations during severe winter weather.

 

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Common Spelling Mistakes in English

Incorrect: acommodation
Correct: accommodation

Incorrect: acheive
Correct: achieve

Incorrect: accross
Correct: across

Incorrect: adress
Correct: address

Incorrect: appearence
Correct: appearance

Incorrect: assasination
Correct: assassination

Incorrect: beggining
Correct: beginning

Incorrect: libary
Correct: library

Incorrect: lightening
Correct: lightning

Incorrect: mischievious
Correct: mischievous

Incorrect: mispell
Correct: misspell

Incorrect: potatoe
Correct: potato

Incorrect: preceeding
Correct: preceding

Incorrect: pronounciation
Correct: pronunciation

Incorrect: recieve
Correct: receive

Incorrect: reccomend
Correct: recommend

Incorrect: rythm
Correct: rhythm

Incorrect: shedule
Correct: schedule

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Common Phrases That You’re Saying Wrong

Incorrect: No pain, no game
Correct: No pain, no gain

Incorrect: Two peas in a pot
Correct: Two peas in a pod

Incorrect: Conversating
Correct: Conversing

Incorrect: Scotch free and Scott free
Correct: Scot free

Incorrect: I made a complete 360 degree change in my life.
Correct: I made a complete 180 degree change in my life.

Incorrect: Warshing machine
Correct: Washing machine

Incorrect: Suppository of information
Correct: Repository of information

Incorrect: Fall by the waste side
Correct: Fall by the wayside

Incorrect: Circumvent the globe
Correct: Circumnavigate the globe

Incorrect: Self-depreciating
Correct: Self-deprecating

Incorrect: Escape goat
Correct: Scapegoat

Incorrect: Could of, should of
Correct: Could have, should have

Incorrect: By purpose, on accident
Correct: On purpose, by accident

Incorrect: Each one worse than the next.
Correct: Each one worse than the last.

Incorrect: Statue of limitations
Correct: Statute of limitations

 

 

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Common Errors in Sentence Construction

Incorrect: My brother’s all the books have been stolen.
Correct: All my brother’s books have been stolen.
Correct: All the books of my brother have been stolen.

Incorrect: One of his family members is dead.
Correct: A member of his family is dead.
Correct: One of the members of his family is dead.

Incorrect: For what you are here?
Correct: What are you here for?

Incorrect: My favorite movie is It’s A Wonderful Life it is a very heartwarming Christmas story.
Correct: My favorite movie is It’s A Wonderful Life. It is a very heartwarming Christmas story.

Incorrect: Luke offered an explanation of why Rosemary was late for class.
Correct: Luke explained why Rosemary was late for class.

Incorrect: It is nearly half past five we cannot reach town before dark.
Correct: It is nearly half past five; we cannot reach town before dark.
Correct: It is nearly half past five, so we cannot reach town before dark.

Incorrect: A book with a morally ambiguous main character.
Correct: This book features a morally ambiguous main character.

 

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Common Mistakes in the Use of Adverbs

Incorrect: He plays tennis good.
Correct: He plays tennis well.

Incorrect: I am much tired.
Correct: I am very tired.

Incorrect: She is so poor to pay the dues.
Correct: She is too poor to pay the dues.

Incorrect: She is very much beautiful.
Correct: She is very beautiful.

Incorrect: Sue is working hardly for the test.
Correct: Sue is working hard for the test.

Incorrect: Daniel is yet at home.
Correct: Daniel is still at home.

Incorrect: She carefully drove.
Correct: She drove carefully.

Incorrect: She angrily spoke.
Correct: She spoke angrily.

Incorrect: It was bitter cold.
Correct: It was bitterly cold.

Incorrect: I am much happy to see you.
Correct: I am very happy to see you.

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