Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Common Mistakes


Wrong: He cannot read and write.
Right: He cannot read or write.

Wrong: Where is here.
Right: Where are we.

Wrong: How heavy are you ?
Right: How much do you weigh ?

Wrong: He was talking in a high voice.
Right: He was talking loud.

Wrong: Most Westerners have high noses.
Right: Most Westerners have long noses.

Wrong: Are you home tomorrow.
Right: Are you at home tomorrow.

Wrong: How does she look like ?
Right: What does she look like ?

Wrong: This is the way how I did it.
Right: This is how I did it. or This is the way I did it.

Wrong: How do you think about Taiwan.
Right: What do you think about Taiwan.

Wrong: How can I do ?
Right: What can I do ?

Wrong: " How long have you been in Taiwan ?"
" Six months "
" How about Chinese food ?"
Right: " How long have you been in Taiwan ? "
" Six months "
" Do you like Chinese food ?"


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Anonymous said...

thanks teacher very much...

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Anonymous said...

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Be Con Tinh Nghich said...

Thuoc entry ni rui Thay oi. hihi(y la cai blog bi bam bui i muh. hihi)