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Common Mistakes : Common Mistakes at IELTS Intermediate: And How to Avoid Them - Pauline Cullen

Common Mistakes

Common Mistakes at IELTS Intermediate: And How to Avoid Them

Paperback Published: 28th March 2007
ISBN: 9780521692465
Number Of Pages: 64

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This invaluable little book highlights the real mistakes that students make in the exam - and shows how to avoid them. Based on analysis of thousands of exam scripts, each unit targets a key problem area. Clear explanations and exercises help students to use the language accurately. Regular tests offer students a further opportunity to check and consolidate what they have learnt. - Highlights common mistakes that learners really make. - Based on analysis of thousands of exam scripts. - Short, snappy explanations focus on key problem areas. - Includes exam-style exercises.

Are there any special times I should use the?p. 5
Singular or plural?p. 6
Which nouns don't have a plural form?p. 7
p. 8
When do I use the present simple tense?p. 10
How do I write large numbers?p. 11
There is / there arep. 12
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Which relative pronoun should I use?p. 15
How do I choose between and, but and or?p. 16
Auxiliary verbsp. 17
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How do I use modal verbs?p. 20
-ing or to + infinitive?p. 21
Verbs after adjectives and prepositionsp. 22
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The gerund or infinitive after allow, advise, make, suggest?p. 25
Stop, try, forget and rememberp. 26
Prepositions after adjectives and nounsp. 27
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Prepositions after verbsp. 30
Prepositions of time and placep. 31
The preposition ofp. 32
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How do I make a verb passive?p. 35
When do I use the passive?p. 36
What is register?p. 37
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Adjectives and adverbsp. 40
Noun or adjective?p. 41
Verb confusion 1 - courses and studyp. 42
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Verb confusion 2 - describing charts and figuresp. 45
Verb confusion 3 - money and problemsp. 46
Noun confusion 1 - money and workp. 47
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Noun confusion 2 - advertising, travel and young peoplep. 50
When do I need to use an apostrophe?p. 51
Common spelling errorsp. 52
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Answer keyp. 55
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ISBN: 9780521692465
ISBN-10: 0521692466
Series: Common Mistakes
Audience: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 28th March 2007
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 14.61  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.11

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