Improve your English. Practise using -s.

Apr 04, 2012

Hello again! Ready to learn some English?

Obviously know quite a few teachers who have to correct mistakes that students make everyday. They often say that errors with -s, with plurals or with uncountable nouns are the most common problems. Here are some examples of things that students have written on their courses. Can you correct them? One is ok.

1. Here’s a good advice for you.
2. She have 3 dogs and a cat.
3. They became famous for attacking 5 woman.
4. There are quite a lot of firemen on the roof.
5. The police isn’t happy about the number of drugs being sold.
6. No one think this is a good idea.
7. I’m hoping to watch a comedy serie tonight.
8. There’s a lot of people outside the stadium.
9. My housemate is looking for a new accommodation.
10. We only have 5 fruits left.
11. They have just got 3 baguettes, 2 fishes and some milk.
12. She really need to find a place to work.
13. Our favourite mean of transport is bicycles.
14. Do anybody have any question.
15. The childrens were late so I punished them.

1. Here’s some good advice for you. Advice is uncountable
2. She has 3 dogs and a cat.
3. They became famous for attacking 5 women.
4. There are quite a lot of firemen on the roof. Correct.
5. The police aren't happy about the number of drugs being sold. Police is always plural.
6. No one thinks this is a good idea.
7. I’m hoping to watch a comedy series tonight. Series is always spelt the same, in singular and plural.
8. There are a lot of people outside the stadium.
9. My housemate is looking for some new accommodation. Accommodation is uncountable.
10. We only have 5 fruit left. Fruit is uncountable.
11. They have just got 3 baguettes, 2 fish and some milk. Fish is spelt the same for singular and plural.
12. She really needs to find a place to work.
13. Our favourite means of transport is bicycles. Means is always with an -s
14. Does anybody have any questions.
15. The children were late so I punished them. No -s on children.

Well done. Hope you all did ok. Another blog tomorrow, of course!

Good luck with your English.

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