Top 50 Grammar Mistakes

How to Avoid Them

  • Adrian Wallwork

Part of the Easy English! book series (EAEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  2. Top 50 Grammar Mistakes

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About this book


This book focuses on the most commonly made grammar mistakes by non-native English speakers. This means that you can set yourself a reasonable target. So rather than trying to learn all English grammar, just concentrate on those issues that tend to be used the most frequently and/or tend to create the most misunderstandings.

Each chapter contains:

  • Examples of typical mistakes.
  • Examples of correct usage.
  • Rules / explanations.
  • A short exercise where you can immediately practise what you have learned.
  • Additional exercises.
  • Keys to all exercises.

The book also contains a Teachers Introduction.

Easy English! is a series of books to help you learn and revise your English with minimal effort. You can improve your English by

  • reading texts in English that you might well normally read in your own language e.g. jokes, personality tests, lateral thinking games, wordsearches.
  • doing short exercises to improve specific areas grammar and vocabulary, i.e. the areas that tend to lead to the most mistakes - the aim is just to focus on what you really need rather than overwhelming yourself with a mass of rules, many of which may have no practical daily value

Other books in the Easy English!series include:

     Wordsearches: Widen Your Vocabulary in English

     Test Your Personality: Have Fun and Learn Useful Phrases

     Word games, Riddles and Logic Tests: Tax Your Brain and Boost Your English

     Top 50 Grammar Mistakes: How to Avoid Them

     Top 50 Vocabulary Mistakes: How to Avoid Them


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Authors and affiliations

  • Adrian Wallwork
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  1. 1.English for Academics SAS PisaItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-70983-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-70984-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-8617
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-8625
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