Common Errors 16

Problem Solution
Hablando de

 

Functional language (various topics)

Talking about

Regarding

 

https://www.englishclub.com/speaking/agreeing-disagreeing-expressions.htm

 

Common words with prepositions

 

refer to

compare to

relate to

link to

similar to

 

Common verbs with prepositions

 

Depend on

Spend on

Rely on

Count on

 

Atar, corbata

 

Tie

 

 

Iiii

 

Ete

Eme

Ete

Ede

Ene

 

 

leal

 

Loyal

 

Irregular pronunciation

 

Says and said: e

 

The use of Get

 

Get hit

Get hungry

Buy, arrive, obtain,

 

https://www.gymglish.com/en/english-grammar/the-main-uses-of-the-verb-to-get

 

 

 

The use of have and have got

 

I have a car. I don´t have a car.

form and meaning

I have got a car. I have not (got) a car.

Form: present perfect

Meaning: exceptional use

 

Have got: only in the present

 

The use of the gerund

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhwGtNzdDmc

 

 

 

A/An

 

Singular nouns always go with a/an/the/this/that/my

 

When I was a child

 

Genitive

 

´s is used for people/calendar: not ´of the´

 

Have vs. Take

 

Have a pintxo vs. Take it home

 

 

Verbs of movement + some words

No preposition

 

Home, abroad, upstairs, outside

Go home

Run home

 

Piso

 

Floor/ storey

A twenty storey building

 

Ayudas socials

Disminuir las impuestos

 

Benefits

Lower the taxes

Raise/increase the salary

 

Funcionarios

 

 

Civil servants

 

At this moment

 

At the moment

 

Por ahora

 

For now

For the moment

For the time being

 

Tener envidia

 

To be envious of

 

Otra e Otra vez

 

Again and again

Over and over

Over and again

 

Present perfect

Present perfect continous

 

I have had it for 10 years.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rU4VAoRg9bg

 

 

Connected speech

 

 

 

Fora

Witha

Ina

Ona

Abouta

 

The Article attaches itself to the word on its left

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