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Common English Mistakes

Below are 40 common English mistakes that beginners make. Correct the errors in each sentence and then see the answers and explanations below.

For more error correction exercises, see: 

Exercise 2A (intermediate)
Exercise 2B (intermediate)
Exercise 2C (intermediate)
Exercise 3A (advanced)
Common Mistakes in Emails
Common Mistakes in Emails 2
Error Correction for Spanish Speakers


Correct the Mistakes

1. Do you like it? No, I don’t like.

2. On Sunday, I always go to the church.

3. On Saturdays, I always go to movies.

4. I love listening music.

5. I born in 1962.

6. I could to go to the store tomorrow.

7. The last year I didn’t know much English.

8. Are you agree with me?

9. I’m afraid to the dark.

10. Always, I study before I go to bed.

11. I can’t eating when it’s late at night because I get sick.

12. I’m not very good for cooking.

13. After class, I always go to home.

14. My uncle John is funner than my uncle Mike.

15. These pants are more cheaper than the other ones.

16. Probably he likes soccer.

17. I love that movie because is funny.

18. I’m thinking of to go home because I’m tired.

19. I’m a doctor. So do I.

20. I go every day to school.

21. Do you have a dog? Yes, I have.

22. Do you like to go to the movies tomorrow night?

23. What are you doing? Right now I cook dinner.

24. I don’t dance good.

25. Where did you went yesterday?

26. When did you born?

27. What did you do yesterday? I did go to the mall.

28. There is much noise here.

29. How much restaurants are in your neighborhood?

30. Is very windy today.

31.  I love Brazil because it’s too beautiful.

32.  What you can do in New York City?

33.  I have a daughter. I am too.

34.  I’m glad we’re practicing grammar because I do a lot of mistakes.

35.  Before make a presentation, you should practice a lot.

36.  Things went really good today at work.

37.  My mother always told me a bedtime history when I was a kid.

38.  There isn’t a lot of cars on the road today.

39.  Class today was really bored.

40.  I don’t have no money.

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