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Top 50 vocabulary mistakes : how to avoid them

Author: Adrian Wallwork
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]
Series: Easy English!
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book focuses on the most commonly made vocabulary mistakes by non-native English speakers. This means that you can set yourself a reasonable target. So rather than trying to learn all English vocabulary, 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 /  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Wallwork
ISBN: 9783319709802 3319709801
OCLC Number: 1028240330
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 175 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I Top 50 Vocabulary Mistakes --
1.According to --
2.Actual, Actually --
3.Advice, Advise --
4.Agree --
5.Among, Between, Of, From --
6.Appreciate --
7.As, Like --
8.Available, Comfortable, Convenient --
9.Beautiful, Good, Fine, Nice --
10.Because, Why --
11.Big, Great, Large --
12.Borrow, Lend, Loan --
13.Both, Either, Neither --
14.Bring, Take, Carry, Fetch, Get, Lead --
15.Camping, Campsite, Parking, Car Park --
16.Chance, Possibility, Occasion --
17.Close, Near, Next --
18.Clothes, Dress, Dresses, Get Dressed, Put on, Wear --
19.Come, Go --
20.Control, Check --
21.Cook, Cooker, Cooking, Kitchen, Dish, Course, Plate --
22.Do, Make --
23.Early, Soon, On Time, In Time --
24.Earn, Gain, Win, Beat, Deserve --
25.Economic, Economical, Economically, Financial --
26.Education, Background, Upbringing, (Good / Bad) Manners, Training --
27.Enjoy, Have A Good Time, Funny, Fun --
28.Enough, Quite, Pretty, Sufficient Note continued: 29.Even If, Even Though, Although --
30.Ever, Never, Always --
31.Expect, Wait (For) --
32.Find, Find Out, Discover, Search, Look For --
33.Fit, Match, Suit, Go Well With --
34.Grow, Grow Up, Increase, Cultivate --
35.Happen, Occur, Take Place --
36.Home, House; Homework, Housework --
37.In the End, At the End, Eventually, Finally, At Last, Lastly, If Necessary --
38.Job, Work --
39.Know, Meet --
40.Last, Latest, Most Recent; Next, the Next --
41.Look At, See, Watch --
42.Look, Seem, Sound --
43.Lose, Lack, Miss, Waste --
44.Remember, Remind, Forget --
45.Rise, Arise, Raise --
46.Say, Tell --
47.Sorry, Excuse, Apologize --
48.Think, Think Of, Think About, Believe --
49.Travel, Trip, Way --
50.Understand, Catch, Figure Out, Realize --
pt. II Revision Tests --
51.Revision Tests --
pt. III False Friends --
52.False Friends.
Series Title: Easy English!
Other Titles: Top fifty vocabulary mistakes
Responsibility: Adrian Wallwork.

Abstract:

"This book focuses on the most commonly made vocabulary mistakes by non-native English speakers. This means that you can set yourself a reasonable target. So rather than trying to learn all English vocabulary, 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.Revision tests.Keys to all exercises.The book also contains a Teachers Introduction.Other books in the series:Top 50 grammar mistakes - how to avoid them Wordsearches - widen your vocabulary in English Test your personality - quizzes that are fun and improve your English Word games, riddles and logic tests - boost your English and have fun Jokes - have a laugh and improve your English"--Publisher's description.

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