C1 Advanced Problems

C1 Advanced Error Correction Exercises 8

See if you can correct these mistakes (the solutions are below)

Mistakes

In the far

On August it was very cold nights

I listened all of the stories

There was not enough people to complete this project

I haven't been taking days off during 4.5 years

We would like to rent a summer house near far from Moscow

It have no sense

If you didn't pass the exams 5 times they are sending you to the psychological centre

 

Solutions

In the distance

There are very cold nights in August generally

I have listened to all of the stories

In English we always say 'Listen + to'

There were not enough people to complete this project

I haven't taken many days off for 4.5 years

'For' is used for duration.

'During' is a period of time within a larger space of time.

We would like to rent a summer house not far from Moscow

It doesn’t make sense

If you don’t pass the exams 5 times (in a row) they will send you to the psychological centre

 

Mistakes

I am in an office with air conditioned

I have also to clean my house

The different is the person that tells

I don't received a lot of calls from abroad

If I go to work in Saturday or Sunday

 

Solutions

I am in an office with air conditioning

I also have to clean my house

The difference is the person that is speaking

Different = adjective. Difference = noun. -ence = nouns. -ent = adjectives.

I don't receive a lot of calls from abroad

If I go to work on Saturday or Sunday

 

Mistakes

Someone stayed for camp

We are using in our correspondence more often dollars

Will take place at 21st of August

We have no enough time to deal with it

We had to wrote a lot of essays

I don’t know how much is it

 

Solutions

Someone stayed to camp

We use dollars in our correspondence more often

It will take place on the 21st of August

We don’t have enough time to deal with it

We had to write a lot of essays

I don’t know how much it is

 

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