C1 Advanced Problems

CAE Error Correction Exercises 5

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

Mistakes

only one advice

many person that chose to come to X

It's normal for her to cheat him

the common question they did to me

they stood there for 3 months

the company didn't prepare them enough well

it is not only a question to be poor

 

Solutions

-only one piece of advice

many people that chose to come to X

It’s normal for her to cheat on him

the common question they asked me

they stayed there for 3 months

Stand, stood, stood

the company didn't prepare them well enough

it is not only a question of being poor

 

Mistakes

To participate to the study

Into the study plan you have to...

They work in USA

I search a photo - future

 

Solutions

To participate in the study

In the study plan you have to...

They work in the USA

‘The’ is in front of some countries, e.g. ‘The Philippines, The United Kingdom’

I will search for a photo - future

 

Mistakes

We did a mistake

This person said me

They will be not in the competition next year

 

Solutions

We made a mistake

This person told me

They will not be in the competition next year

 

Find more CAE error correction exercises here.

Need help with the C1 Advanced Use of English test?

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

Mistakes

It was a surprise to me

Many of them I have been using for long time

That’s kind of ease off restriction

I don’t notice that store is so popular until last Sunday

People from rich family

Mid class family

Now China develops very fast

China got so many options in daily life

It can't be fully connect to the...

When i was so young i fight so hard...

 

Solutions

It was a surprise to for me

Many of them I have been using many of them for a long time

That’s kind of easing off restrictions

Preposition + verbing

I didn’t notice that that store was so popular until last Sunday

People (are) from rich families

Middle class families

Now China is developing very fast

In China we have got so many options in daily life

It can't be fully connected to the...

When I was so young I fought so hard...

Here are some more typical CAE language errors (the solutions are below)

Mistakes

The disease always leave signs that you can recognise into your tissues

You can diagnostic the disease immediately

The time was bad organised

Too much details

If it’s okay respect to our studies

 

Solutions

The disease always leaves signs that you can recognise into your tissues

You can diagnosetic the disease immediately

The time was badly organised

Too many details

If it’s okay with respect to our studies

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