C1 Advanced Problems

CAE Errors 10

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

Mistakes

We have a lot of things that contains flour

When I was 2 years student

This a place where everything is made for people

He has house in the countryside

All of them is very

Another my colleague is calling

Sometimes in August much colder

 

Solutions

We have a lot of things that contain flour

When I was a second-year student

This is a place where everything is made for people

He has a house in the countryside

All of them are very

Another of my colleagues is calling

One of my friends, one of my favourite films = one of many

Sometimes in August it is much colder

 

Mistakes

We have a couple of them near far from my house

They situated near to my school

When I was child I had a good memory

 

Solutions

We have a couple of them near my house or we have a couple of them not far from my house

Near is the opposite of far.

They are situated near to my school

When I was a child I had a good memory

 

Mistakes

I have 5 square metres balcony

Most Russians use balcony for storage

You remind me about this

I started collect them when I was 25.

There are some grammar rules not often used

I met them when I was in training program in Netherlands

I saw them when I was child

One of the good one....

 

Solutions

I have a 5-square-metre balcony

Most Russians use balconies for storage

You remind me of this

To remind somebody of something

I started to collect them when I was 25.

There are some grammar rules that are not often used

I met them when I was at a training program in The Netherlands

I saw them when I was a child

One of the good ones....

 

 

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