List of common mistakes Trinity ISE-1 7th grade Reading into writing Mr. Uribe’s group
Task: • Write an e-mail (approximately 150 words) to your English speaking friend: • Telling her /him about the Brighton Festival singers’ concert you went to and • Explaining which type of music you liked best.
Spelling • Momtain/mountain • Accompained/accompanied • Festibal/festival • Boried/bored • Consert/concert • Esenario/stage
Excess of punctuation • Last night I went to the brighton festival singers.It was in all Saint Church. The concert began at 8 p.m. And it finished at 10 p.m. Three different bands played: Elvis Presley,Bach and The Beatles. I liked the concert I thing that all people liked it.I liked the Beatles more thn Elvis Preasley and Elvis Presley more than Bach. • Last night I went to the Brighton festival singers which was held at All Saint Church. The concert began at 8 pm and it finished at 10 pm. Three different bands played: Elvis Presley, Bach and The Beatles. I liked the concert and I think that everybody liked it because it was great and I think that the Beatles were better than Elvis and Elvis better than Bach.
Lack of punctuation • Yesterday I went to the Brighton Festival it was amazing and the singers were very good and I was in a perfect seat but the line was very long I had to wait for 3 hours. • Yesterday, I went to the Brighton Festival which was amazing, since the singers were all very good. Luckily, I was in a perfect seat, however the line was very long and I had to wait for 3 hours.
Grammar • The group is compose by 3 artist/ the group is composed by 3 artists. • I forget to say you/ I forgot to say to you • Many people liked/many people liked it • He sang very good/he sang very well • Yesterday I went to All saints Church to listen the Brighton…/Yesterday I went to All saints Church to listen to the Brighton… • In the trip to my house I were 7 hours in my car/In the trip to my house I was 7 hours in my car
Grammar • There was people of all ages / There were people of all ages. • My favorites types of music/ My favorite types of music • Only mature of 18 years could asist/ Only people older than 18 years could attend • The best part of the concert was when Elvis sing/ The best part of the concert was when Elvis sang.
Singular v/s Plurals • The acoustics of the church was very good / the acoustic of the church was very good Here you have to try to use synonyms for very good: Excellent Outstanding Great Flawless Fabulous Breathtaking Magnificent Incomparable Fantastic Perfect Amazing Satisfactory Phenomenal Wonderful Extraordinary
Style • You will say that you’ll be / you will say that you will be or you’ll say that you’ll be • Hi John!!! / Hi John! • The atmosphere of the place was fabulous, all those people excited about the concert… The concert was fabulous (redundancy) • dear, Tom:
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