Common Mistakes in the English Language to Avoid

Common Mistakes Types For English Language Learners.

Common Grammatical Errors We All Need to Stop Making

Common Mistakes in the English

Subject-Verb Agreement Errors

Occur when the subject does not agree with the verb in person or number

Incorrect: Even though this is my first day on the job, I have already found out that there was some difficult people here.

Correct: Even though this is my first day on the job, I have already found out that there were some difficult people here.

Verb Tense Errors

Occur when an incorrect time marker is used.

Incorrect: was working on my paper since 6:00 am.

Correct: I have been working on my paper since 6:00 am.

Verb Form Errors

Occur when a verb is incorrectly formed

Incorrect: I was cook dinner last night when you called.

Correct: I was cooking dinner last night when you called.

Singular/ Plural Noun Ending Errors

Often occur when there is confusion about which nouns are countable and which aren’t

Incorrect: I have turned in all my homeworks this week.

Correct: I have turned in all my homework this week.

Articles

Occur when students leave out articles (the,a, an) in their writing or put in inappropriate articles

Incorrect: I live in the Mumbai.

Correct: I live in Mumbai.

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Common Mistakes in the English

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  1. C Jarrett (English tutor ) November 9, 2017

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