Most common mistakes in English

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Most common mistakes in English
« on: July 26, 2015, 04:22:38 PM »
Most common mistakes in English
1. Wrong   I have visited Niagara Falls last weekend.
Right   I visited Niagara Falls last weekend.
2. Wrong   The woman which works here is from Japan.
Right   The woman who works here is from Japan.
3. Wrong   She’s married with a dentist.
Right   She’s married to a dentist.
4. Wrong   She was boring in the class.
Right   She was bored in the class.
5. Wrong   I must to call him immediately.
Right   I must call him immediately.
6. Wrong   Every students like the teacher.
Right   Every student likes the teacher.
7. Wrong   Although it was raining, but we had the picnic.
Right   Although it was raining, we had the picnic.
8. Wrong   I enjoyed from the movie.
Right   I enjoyed the movie.
9. Wrong   I look forward to meet you.
Right   I look forward to meeting you.
10. Wrong   I like very much ice cream.
Right   I like ice cream very much.
11. Wrong   She can to drive.
Right   She can drive.
12. Wrong   Where I can find a bank?
Right   Where can I find a bank?
13. Wrong   I live in United States.
Right   I live in the United States.
14. Wrong   When I will arrive, I will call you.
Right   When I arrive, I will call you.
15. Wrong   I’ve been here since three months.
Right   I’ve been here for three months.
16. Wrong   My boyfriend has got a new work.
Right   My boyfriend has got a new job. (or just “has a new job”)
17. Wrong   She doesn’t listen me.
Right   She doesn’t listen to me.
18. Wrong   You speak English good.
Right   You speak English well.
19. Wrong   The police is coming.
Right   The police are coming.
20. Wrong   The house isn’t enough big.
Right   The house isn’t big enough.
21. Wrong   You should not to smoke.
Right   You should not smoke.
22. Wrong   Do you like a glass of wine?
Right   Would you like a glass of wine?
23. Wrong   There is seven girls in the class.
Right   There are seven girls in the class.
24. Wrong   I didn’t meet nobody.
Right   I didn’t meet anybody.
25. Wrong   My flight departs in 5:00 am.
Right   My flight departs at 5:00 am.
26. Wrong   I promise I call you next week.
Right   I promise I’ll call you next week.
27. Wrong   Where is post office?
Right   Where is the post office?
28. Wrong   Please explain me how improve my English.
Right   Please explain to me how to improve my English.
29. Wrong   We studied during four hours.
Right   We studied for four hours.
30. Wrong   Is ready my passport?
Right   Is my passport ready?
31. Wrong   You cannot buy all what you like!
Right   You cannot buy all that you like!
32. Wrong   She is success.
Right   She is successful.
33. Wrong   My mother wanted that I be doctor.
Right   My mother wanted me to be a doctor.
34. Wrong   The life is hard!
Right   Life is hard.
35. Wrong   How many childrens you have?
Right   How many children do you have?
36. Wrong   My brother has 10 years.
Right   My brother is 10 (years old).
37. Wrong   I want eat now.
Right   I want to eat now.
38. Wrong   You are very nice, as your mother.
Right   You are very nice, like your mother.
39. Wrong   She said me that she liked you.
Right   She told me that she liked you.
40. Wrong   My husband engineer.
Right   My husband is an engineer.
41. Wrong   I came Australia to study English.
Right   I came to Australia to study English.
42. Wrong   It is more hot now.
Right   It’s hotter now.
43. Wrong   You can give me an information?
Right   Can you give me some information?
44. Wrong   They cooked the dinner themself.
Right   They cooked the dinner themselves.
45. Wrong   Me and Johnny live here.
Right   Johnny and I live here.
46. Wrong   I closed very quietly the door.
Right   I closed the door very quietly.
47. Wrong   You like dance with me?
Right   Would you like to dance with me?
48. Wrong   I go always to school by subway.
Right   I always go to school by subway.
49. Wrong   If I will be in London, I will contact to you.
Right   If I am in London, I will contact you.
50. Wrong   We drive usually to home.
Right   We usually drive home.