20 Common mistakes in English

Learning English can be difficult and making mistakes is a normal part of the learning process. Remember, all students make mistakes. The reason for making a mistake is usually one of the following: because you haven’t learned the grammar rule, due to lack of practice or because you are trying to translate directly from your first language to English.

To help you avoid making the same mistakes that many students make, here is a list of some of the most common ones:

INCORRECT                                                           CORRECT

People  is friendlyPeople are friendly
I will ask to my mumI will ask my mum
I like very muchI like it a lot
He asked me where  do I workHe asked me where I work
It was fun,  no?It was fun, wasn’t it?
haven’t moneyI don’t have money
I saw her the last weekI saw her last week
I like football too muchI like football a lot
Is importantIt is important
He works hardlyHe works hard
My job is near to my houseMy job is near my house
I born in MadridI was born in Madrid
I‘m agree with youI agree with you
She is in New York since MayShe has been in New York since May
I drink much coffeeI drink a lot of coffee
We can  to go to the cinemaWe can go to the cinema
I went on a  travel to CanadaI went on a trip to Canada
He doesn’t have nothing to doHe doesn’t have anything to do
I’m  boring right nowI’m bored right now
He won 2 millions of dollarsHe won 2 million dollars

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