You will definitely make mistakes when learning a language and you will definitely learn from mistakes. Keep them in mind but don’t worry about them.
Making mistakes is part of learning a language but you don’t want to make mistakes all the time, you want to be as accurate as possible as often as possible. Here are three steps to help you improve your accuracy.
Usually I tell my students, “If you make a mistake, nobody dies.” For most people, English mistakes in a conversation don’t have significant effects and in business conversations you are probably fine. However, there are four kinds of mistakes that business people routinely make and may cost them money. Spelling Mistakes This should be easy … [Read more…]
These are some words that students often find confusing. I hope this post helps you to tell the difference. If you have any other ideas, leave a comment. Hard / Hardly Hard (adverb)
A lot of false shortcuts are taught to English students. Lots of words and phrases are said to be “the same” because it is quicker to teach them to beginning and intermediate learners without explaining them. ‘Even if’ and ‘even though’ are not the same but teachers often say they are. In this first example, … [Read more…]