FCE errors

The Biggest Mistakes At FCE 13

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

Mistakes

I start at 7.30am until 9am (for the past)

To take my son in the airport

During the summer it's too much hot

It's not too breeze at our beach

 

Solutions

I started at 7.30am until 9am (past)

To take my son to the airport. You should say 'take someone to + place'. This means I accompanied him to the airport.

During the summer it's too hot. Use 'much' before uncountable nouns, not before adjectives.

There isn’t too much of a breeze at our beach or ot isn’t too breezy at our beach or our beach isn’t to breezy. Breeze is a noun. Breezy is an adjective.

 

Mistakes

I just returned to home

I had some call with some colleague in the US

Another colleagues from Israel

I know I have to make a lot of exercise

I tried to watch some films to Netflix

Addicted about 'Breaking Bad'

How long was the travel?

I flow in Palermo

I enjoyed it very well

Some friends of hims

I prefer to not visit other place

It's rich of history

A lot of structures that was built in the Baroque style

You have not to buy nothing

It's tough to me to understand well

I don't remember what I saying

 

Solutions

I just returned home.

I had some calls with some colleagues in the US.

Another colleague from Israel. Another is with singular nouns and other is with plural nouns.

I know I have to do a lot of exercises

I tried to watch some films on Netflix

Addicted to 'Breaking Bad'. Addicted to is an example of a collocation. You are tested on various collocations in the exam and so it is good to revise them beforehand. A good FCE coursebook will provide you with lots of these examples and I also go through some common ones in my FCE Use of English video course.

How long was the trip?

I  flew to Palermo. The verb forms are: Fly, flew, flown.

I enjoyed it very much. Don't use 'well' to describe a noun, you can 'very much' instead. 'Very much' means 'a lot'.

Some friends of his. I talk about this more in Biggest Mistakes At B2 First 12.

I prefer not to visit other places.

It's rich in history.

A lot of structures that were built in the Baroque style.

You don’t have to buy anything. 

It's tough for me to understand well. Tough means difficult. You can say tough or difficult for me to...

I don't remember what I was saying.

 

Find more FCE mistakes and solutions exercises here.

Need help with the FCE exam? Check out my prepare first certificate online page.

Want a free FCE/CAE video course?

* indicates required




How would you like to receive your free FCE/CAE video course and other useful English information? Please remember to check your junk/spam email! By checking the box below you also agree to our Terms and Privacy policy.

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.


Donate

Every time I help you...you can make a donation. Donate whatever amount is equal to the value you received from my courses/videos/E-book/articles/emails etc. Click “Donate” below and enter your donation (£1....£5....£10).

I'd love to hear what you think of this page...please write a comment below!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.