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Minor but significant mistakes you may have made in speaking English

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发表于 2017-9-20 18:12 | 显示全部楼层 |阅读模式
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Some friends, especially those who are just learning English, often make the following mistakes.' ~3 @, S* i3 B9 L0 A% a( {: ~+ X

# z6 Z9 Y$ t7 }1. My husband has a good job. She makes over 100,000 dollars a year.+ M" G/ q( q8 n* x2 O& f8 n5 z
    My girlfriend did not live with me, because he is still in China.4 t4 o+ ^0 R5 ~5 H3 S, r8 E
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The reason to make this mistake is not due to grammar knowledge. One reason might be she and he have the same pronunciation in Chinese.
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2. I do not like big rain, I like small rain.( e( ]7 A, N$ \7 z0 T% ^6 D" o
3. Please close your phone.
# l; c& u- S2 M& h/ kThese mistakes are made because of direct translation. Another similar mistake is: I very like Canada. You really like Canada, or you like Canada very much.0 t) T! T( _- m2 |9 K+ h1 o

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! {" a1 N4 C. C. }# F3 R& W8 f4 B4. How to say: heavy rain, light rain, and turn off your phone in English?
4 d% Y9 m7 _! t* c' uThe correct way to ask the question is like this: how do you say... in English?4 @7 w! y2 i) K# A2 y

8 g& [5 D: M: k7 P5 Q5. I am a Chinese.
6 Z& }* R$ m, c: N; w% B( gI am a Chinese person, or I am Chinese. $ V- a6 e+ `& O9 E5 c0 K
6. He is a gay.8 v/ h/ B" z) [6 b
He is gay.
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7. Why? No why.
, A) f* k" f7 R$ NNot no why, no reason. . K' o4 R" L4 ~$ ?, U
8. Thanks! No thanks!
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