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Common Mistakes for English Language Learners

Posted by englishlessons on December 20, 2014

It can be challenging to find your own mistakes in an email or an essay for a test like the TOEFL® or TOEIC®.  

The mistake below is covered in Writing in English – High Beginning+, an online, interactive program that helps you write clear, concise, and correct English.

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Writing in English – High Beginning+ has interactive, scored practices with immediate feedback to help you correct common mistakes. It also has a special interactive tool, the Common Errors List, that lets you save your mistakes as you move through the program.

According to one user, “The common errors list in Writing in English is a simple and effective way to keep errors/mistakes I made before on my radar screen and help me to get rid of those errors quickly.”

Mistake Correction
  1. I’ve gotten used to get up early.

  1. I’ve gotten used to getting up early.

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Common Writing Mistakes for English Language Learners

Posted by englishlessons on February 11, 2014

It can be challenging to find your own mistakes in an email or an essay for a test like the TOEFL® or TOEIC®.  

The mistake below is covered in Writing in English – High Beginning+, an online, interactive program that helps you write clear, concise, and correct English.

Writing In English - High Beginning+TOEFL Skill Builder

Writing in English – High Beginning+ has interactive, scored practices with immediate feedback to help you correct common mistakes.

Mistake Correction
  1. The new business is very successful and takes on a life of its own.

  1. The new business is very successful and has taken on a life of its own.

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Common Writing Mistakes for English Language Learners

Posted by englishlessons on June 21, 2013

It can be challenging to find your own mistakes in an email or an essay for a test like the TOEFL or TOEIC.  

The mistake below is covered in Writing in English – Intermediate+, an online, interactive program that helps you write clear, concise, and correct English.

Writing In English - Intermediate+TOEFL Skill Builder

Writing in English – Intermediate+ has interactive, scored practices with immediate feedback to help you correct common mistakes.

Mistake Correction
  1. The client insisted in reviewing the prototype.

  1. The client insisted on reviewing the prototype.

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Common Writing Mistakes for ELL (English Language Learners)

Posted by englishlessons on February 20, 2013

It can be challenging to find your own mistakes in an email or an essay for a test like the TOEFL or TOEIC.  

The mistake below is covered in Writing in English – Intermediate+, an online, interactive program that helps you write clear, concise, and correct English.

Writing In English - Intermediate+

Writing in English – Intermediate+ has interactive, scored practices with immediate feedback to help you correct common mistakes.

Mistake Correction
  1. I will be in __ U.S. next week on a business trip.

  1. I will be in the U.S. next week on a business trip.

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Common Writing Mistakes for ELL (English Language Learners)

Posted by englishlessons on January 28, 2013

It can be challenging to find your own mistakes in an email or an essay for a test like the TOEFL or TOEIC.  

The mistake below is covered in Writing in English – High Beginning+, an online, interactive program that helps you write clear, concise, and correct English.

Writing In English - Intermediate+

Writing in English – High Beginning+ has interactive, scored practices with immediate feedback to help you correct common mistakes.

Mistake Correction
  1. How many engineers you need for this project?

  1. How many engineers do you need for this project?

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Common Writing Mistakes for ELL (English Language Learners)

Posted by englishlessons on January 7, 2013

It can be challenging to find your own mistakes in an email or an essay for a test like the TOEFL or TOEIC.  

The mistake below is covered in Writing in English – High Beginning+, an online, interactive program that helps you write clear, concise, and correct English.

Writing In English - Intermediate+

Writing in English – High Begining+ has interactive, scored practices with immediate feedback to help you correct common mistakes.

Mistake Correction
  1. We have faced number of hurdles which we predicted and some could have avoided with more planning.

  1. We have faced a number of hurdles which we predicted, and some could have been avoided with more planning.

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Common Writing Mistakes

Posted by englishlessons on September 25, 2012

It can be challenging to find your own mistakes in an email or an essay for a test like the TOEFL or TOEIC.  

The mistake below is covered in Step 11e in Writing in English – High Beginning+, an online, interactive program that helps you write clear, concise, and correct English.

Step 11e has an interactive presentation for this grammar rule followed by scored practices with immediate feedback.

Mistake Correction
  1. I was really irritated because he made me working overtime.

  1. I was really irritated because he made me work overtime.

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Common Writing Mistakes

Posted by englishlessons on July 31, 2012

 

Mistake Correction
  1. The client insisted to meet with us tomorrow.

  1. The client insisted on meeting with us tomorrow.

It can be challenging to find your own mistakes in writing.

The mistake above is covered in Step 18b in Writing in English – Intermediate+, an online, interactive program that helps you write clear, concise, and correct English.

Step 18b has an interactive chart  with  verb and preposition combinations in English.

The second problem with this sentence is that when you use a preposition like “on,” it should be followed by a gerund, “meeting,” not an infinitive, “to meet.”

If you are confused about when to use gerunds in English, you can find interactive charts and rules for use in Steps 11-14 in Writing in English – High Beginning+.

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Common Writing Mistakes

Posted by englishlessons on July 24, 2012

 

Mistake Correction
  1. Some of you are probably aware about the recent changes .

  1. Some of you are probably aware of the recent changes.

It can be challenging to find your own mistakes in writing.

The mistake above is covered in Step 18a in Writing in English – Intermediate+, an online, interactive program that helps you write clear, concise, and correct English.

Step 18a has an interactive chart  with  adjective and preposition combinations in English.

TOEFL Skill Builder

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