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• CORRECT THESE MISTAKES: (Source: Compositions griten by students.

Intermediate level) (November 2009)

1. Your assistant shop tryed to deceived me.


2. This TV is faulty and I would like you to replace it by another well-worked.
3. To say that we accept inmigrant people, is not the same that we consider them in
equality, with the same opportunities, with the same rights.
4. Nowadays, everybody talk about environmental.
5. In the past, people didn’t used to worry about the Earth matters.
6. The fast food contain less vitaminic & greasy.
7. There are a lot of news in the TV and newspapers that advert about that danger.
8. I don’t like the fish, too.
9. I think British people are quiet different than spanish people.
10. I passed my last holidays with a group of friends, we were six at all.
11. You must to fry the potatoes in a frying pan.
12. My friends always come late and I have to wait them a long time. I finish make
angry myself.
13. To compare Mediterranean diet with fast food it’s compare “the water and
wine”.

• SUGGESTED CORRECTIONS:

1. Your shop assistant tried to cheat me.


2. This TV is faulty and I would like you to replace it for another one which is in
good condition.
3. Saying that we accept immigrant people is not the same as considering them as
equals, with the same opportunities and rights.
4. Nowadays, everybody talks about environmental issues.
5. In the past, people didn’t use to worry about Earth matters.
6. Fast food contains fewer vitamins and more fat.
7. There is a lot of news on TV and newspapers that warn us about that danger.
8. I don’t like fish, either.
9. I think British people are quite different from Spanish people.
10. I spent my last holidays with a group of friends, there were six of us altogether.
11. You must fry the potatoes in a frying pan.
12. My friends always come late and I have to wait for them for a long time so I end
up being angry.
13. Trying to compare Mediterranean diet with fast food is like comparing water
and wine.

© By O. Palacios, November 2009