Common English Language Mistakes

Lesson #270 (Part 1): Some Mistakes that Italians make in English

If you have been following my Lessons over the past couple of weeks, you will have seen that we are looking at the most common or typical mistakes that students make when learning English, with a special focus on how different mother tongues influence your English studies. In Lesson #267 we looked at the common …

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Lesson #195: ‘At’, ‘By’, ‘In’, ‘Into’, ‘On’, ‘Out of’: Describing Location and Movement with Prepositions of Place

📙 So the Swallow flew over the great city, and saw the rich making merry in their beautiful houses, while the beggars were sitting at the gates.   He flew into dark lanes, and saw the white faces of starving children looking out listlessly at the black streets.   Under the archway of a bridge …

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Lesson #180: Describing Habits and States of Existence with ‘Used to’ and ‘Would’, through Trollope’s ‘The Warden’

When I choose a novel to read, I tend to like books that have social morality or human motivation as some of their themes or topics. Anthony Trollope’s book, The Warden (1855), is one such book. It is the first of his collection of a series of novels he wrote called the ‘Chronicles of Barsetshire’.  Anthony Trollope …

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