Common Errors 2

Problem Solution
ee iiiiiii
Commercial centres Shopping centres
Picked up Pickt/ up

Pick /dup

 

 

Lastimarse/lesionarse

 

 

Get injured/hurt

When I was child  

When I was a child.

 

Fun vs. funny Fun: swimming: divertido

Funny: jokes: gracioso

Top left

Bottom left

On the right

At the top

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihIQ8_-49Fo

 

 

 

To desperate

 

To become/get desperate

Do vs. make https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvKA9rH_WlU

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou9rhnOHpM0

 

extraescolar extracurricular
eighteen  

Ei teen

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L60EDdsJdfo

 

teoria Theoretical
 

Throw to vs. throw at

Shout to vs. shout at

 

To: friendly

At: aggressive

 

Comfortable, vegetable, omelette ,

 

Omitted vowel: the second vowel is omitted

The use of the Gerund https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhwGtNzdDmc

 

consumismo Consumer trends

Consumption

Despedir  

Fire/lay off/

 

The last few people who were fired,

The last few people who were laid off,

 

Hire: contratar

The youngs  

The rich, the young, the poor, the beautiful, the intelligent

The + adjective: the whole group

 

The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer.

 

 

Bien informado

 

 

Well informed
The infinitive of purpose I am here to study English.

I am here for an English class.

 

This laptop is used for learning.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPmjYD6Qi5I

 

 

exercise

 

http://www.autoenglish.org/generalgrammar/PurposeExercise.htm

 

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