C1 Advanced Problems

CAE Error Correction Exercises 2

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

Mistakes

to short words

instead of to open your email with

many accommodations

It is risky to go for the street

that I have know in the past

it's worth to visit this place

-Not too much poor people

 

Solutions

to shorten words

instead of opening your email with...

A lot of accommodation (accommodation is uncountable)

It is risky to go in the street

-That I have known in the past

It's worth visiting this place

-Not too many poor people

 

Mistakes

There is anyway very hot

They are living in the shore

I am just arrived to my office

With people of many different countries

He likes play football and do basketball

At the opposite side

He likes looking football matches

 

Solutions

It is very hot anyway

They are living on the coast

I have just arrived at my office

Arrive + at a place

With people from many different countries

He likes playing football and playing basketball

Use ‘play’ for sports with a ball.

Use ‘go’ for sports which end -ing, e.g. go swimming

Use ‘do’ for other sports, e.g. do karate

On the opposite side

He likes watching football matches

 

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