Common mistakes in English – Unnecessary words (Part 4)

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              Miscellaneous examples 332. Wrong repetition of subject Don’t say: My little brother he is at school. ✓…

Common mistakes in English – Unnecessary words (Part 3)

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               Use of the infinitive Mistakes are frequently made by using the infinitive without to after the following…

Common mistakes in English – Unnecessary words (Part 2)

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            Unnecessary articles 301. Wrong use of the with proper nouns Don’t say: The Sarah will go to the…

Common mistakes in English: Unnecessary words (Part 1)

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              Unnecessary prepositions The words below do not require a preposition to go with them because they have…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Incorrect omissions (Part 5)

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271. Omission of the direct object when there are two objects Don’t say: I asked him for some ink, and he gave me. ✓ Say:…

Common mistakes in IELTS: Exercises Part 5

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Exercise 71: Give the correct adverb, hard or hardly, in these sentences 1. The country was hit very _______ by the drought. 2. I…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Incorrect omissions (Part 4)

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260. Omission of there as an introductory word Don’t say: Once lived a great king. √ Say: Once there/There once lived a great king. Use…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Incorrect omissions (Part 3)

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251. Omission of a or an from make a noise, etc. Don’t say: I told them not to make noise. √ Say: I told…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Incorrect omissions (Part 2)

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242. The -s or -es of the third person singular omitted Don’t say. He speak English very well. √ Say: He speaks English very well….

Common mistakes in IELTS – Incorrect omissions (Part 1)

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             Incorrect omissions                        Omission of prepositions The following…