This invaluable guide is suitable for learners of English wishing to improve their accuracy and avoid the most basic mistakes.
The book offers help with Spelling and Punctuation, and covers the major parts of speech in depth. It offers clear guidance on word choice and confusable words. A comprehensive exercise section also reinforces the key points for each thematic section.
What’s more, its clear, thematic layout makes information easy to find and understand.
Suitable for learners of English with a pre-intermediate to intermediate level of English (A2-B2), but who want to improve their accuracy by overcoming the most common mistakes made by non-native speakers of English.
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Are you tired of making the same mistakes in English again and again? End the bad habits that can leave the people you talk to confused. Correct Your English Errors warns you of hundreds of typical errors learners make and explains the reasons behind the mistakes, so you can correct yourself in the future.
Improve your English skills with this fun and comprehensive guide and avoid all the common mistakes, such as:Mispronouncing and misspelling words Applying your native language's grammar patterns to English Putting verbs in the wrong tense Using incorrect prepositions in expressions Confusing subject-verb agreement
Correct Your English Errors offers exercises covering all parts of grammar and provides review passages to check that you are error-free. Soon, biting your nails will be your only bad habit!
Thoroughly updated, to take into account significant changes in grammar over recent years, the Collins COBUILD English Grammar is based on the evidence of the 4 billion-word Collins corpus, and is an invaluable guide to the English language as it is written and spoken today, in all areas of the world.
With a user-friendly style and simple explanations, the Collins COBUILD English Grammar provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to modern English grammar, using grammar terms that learners will understand.
Notes on the various situations in which certain grammar points typically appear, new examples, and information on the key differences between British and American grammar, make the Collins COBUILD English Grammar is the only fully-updated and truly global English grammar available.
Discover how to: avoid common grammatical errors; get to grips with apostrophes; structure sentences correctly; use verbs and find the right tense; and decide when to use slang or formal English.
Collins Easy Learning How to Use English not only explains what English words mean, but also provides information on how the words actually work. The entries are organized alphabetically so that they are easy to find, and each has a clear explanation of when and how to use the word. Each entry also includes examples from the Collins Corpus, which show how the words are really used in everyday English.
The title covers a range of different areas of the English language, to help learners use the language naturally and effectively. It provides clear information on easily confused words, words with similar meanings, and help with words that are often tricky for learners to understand.
With additional information on American English, and warning notes highlighting particular problems, the Collins Easy Learning How to Use English is an indispensible tool for learning English today.
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