150+ Common Grammatical Errors in English

Proper grammar helps you communicate clearly and effectively.


There are many tips and tricks for recognizing and avoiding the most common grammar errors. Understanding them ahead of time, or being able to recognize them while writing may save you valuable revision time later down the line.

A recent study found the most common grammar errors are related to spelling, punctuation, word choice, and sentence structure.

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How Do I Improve My Grammar?

As rules of thumb, you should:

  • Familiarize yourself with the most common grammar errors and the rules for correcting them.
  • Practice using proper grammar with online exercises.

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