See if you can correct these mistakes (the solutions are below)
I don't know how say in English
You can study informatic
I do a lot of error of grammar
You say me
There was a lot of windy
I would like to live in other city how my sister
She work for the tv
London is very different of the Italian city
More beautiful of Padua
I don't know how to say xxxx in English.
You can study I.T.
I make a lot of errors with grammar.
You told me. In English, we say: 'Say + to someone' or 'Tell someone something'.
There was a lot of wind. We pronounce the letter 'Y' the same as the word 'why'. 'Windy' is an adjective. Wind is a noun. We should use the noun form here.
I would like to live in other cities like my sister.
She works for the tv. Remember to pronounce the 's' on third person verbs and some plural nouns!
London is very different to Italian cities.
More beautiful than Padua. You should use the word 'than' when making comparisons in English.
For work reason I need to participate to some meeting
It's difficult to understand what they required to me
I need to think what they are asking to me
Try to speak with all about....
I had a call with the responsible of GFT
I am responsible of global mobility in GFT
I scared that I don't understand what someone ask to me
One time of a week
I have not a book in which to study before I do the exercise
When I was in school the teacher saying before doing the exercise I need to study
It's important not only study but also speak
I’m a little bit on delay
I usually speak on the present form
I have not so many time this week to exercise and study
We are 17 of us
There is a lot place to watch
She has 3 year old
For work reasons I need to participate in some meetings. You should say: 'Participate + in'. This is an example of a collocation. Collocations are tested a lot in the Use of English paper and so you should learn some before the exam! I go through some of these in my FCE Use of English video course.
It's difficult to understand what they require me to do.
I need to think what they are asking me.
Try to speak with everyone about....
I had a call with the representative of GFT. 'Responsible' is an adjective, not a noun.
I am responsible for global mobility in GFT.
I am scared that I won't understand what someone asks me.
One time a week
I don’t have a book in which to study before I do the exercises. With a possession - in the negative form either use ‘don’t have’ or ‘haven’t got’.
When I was at school the teacher said I need to study before doing the exercises.
It's important not only to study but also to speak.
I’m a little bit delayed.
I usually speak in the present form.
I don’t have so much time this week to do exercises and to study.
There are 17 of us.
There are a lot places to watch.
She is 3 years old.
I was used to see my grandfather to kill the rabbits - this is supposed to be a past habit
I did some mistakes
At the middle of January
I’m not so much competitive
We had dinner into a Thai restaurant
The temperatures decrease or the temperatures get lower
was used to see my grandfather to kill the rabbits
I made some mistakes
In the middle of January
I’m not so
‘Much’ is usually before an uncountable noun - so we don’t usually use it to describe personal characteristics. Here's another example "there isn’t much food in the fridge".
We had dinner in a Thai restaurant
More FCE error corrections
I did a gym
He has 6 years old
I never stop to see them
I finished to write the different passages
The operator have the possibility
I can manage more faster than before that problems
To think to all the cases
I’m never boring with my work
She named Chiara
a some gym practice or I did some exercise
He is 6 years old
I never stop seeing them
I stopped to look in the window - I’m walking and then I stop and look.
I stopped looking in the window - I’m looking in the window and then I stop and continue walking.
to writing the different passages
The operators have the possibility...
I can manage
more faster than before those at problems
Add an 'er' to the end of short (one syllable) adjectives to make them comparative, for example '
more big' = 'bigger'
To think about/of to all the cases
I’m never bored
ing with/of my work OIn June
Here are some more common FCE errors (the coorections are below)
To left more space the other people
She works into the laboratory
Guglielmo must have teached her
I was thinking to you
The sound is not always good
To leave more space to the other people
She works in the laboratory
Guglielmo must have taught her
I was thinking about/of you
Here is a video I made explaining collocations, remember these are tested in the exam:
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