C1 Advanced Problems

CAE Error Correction Exercises 14

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

Mistakes

What your company do

It takes long time

She doesn’t know nothing

Tim said me yesterday morning that...

It has been really a nightmare yesterday

It's nightmare if that happens

It's right time to decide if he wants to continue

 

Solutions

What your company does

It takes a long time

She doesn’t know anything

Tim told me yesterday morning that… or Tim said to me

It was really a nightmare yesterday

It's/It will be | a nightmare if that happens

It's the right time to decide if he wants to continue

 

Mistakes

There is possibility to work from home

It doesn't require too much skills

Anyone can go to have some course teaching

It is much polluted city

There is not much job in other cities

My dream is to live to New Zealand

I am bit envy of you

It's difficult question

If I had such opportunity I would live in different place

Nobody was particularly interesting  after our team was knocked out

8 years ago when I came to live to Moscow

This region was included into Moscow

 

Solutions

There is a/no possibility to work from home

It doesn't require too many skills

Anyone can go to have some courses teaching

It is a very polluted city

Use ‘much’ before uncountable nouns

There are not many jobs in other cities

My dream is to live in New Zealand

I am bit envious of you

It's a difficult question

If I had such an opportunity I would live in a different place

Nobody was particularly interested  after our team had been knocked out

8 years ago when I came to live in Moscow

This region was included in Moscow

 

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