I am currently in the process of filling out my application for a CELTA course. I would appreciate any help you could give me the the following areas of the langauge task..
The following exchanges contains a mistake and I need to underline the mistake, correct it and write in simple terms, how I would make the correction clear to a student of English.
"Did you have a good weekend?"
"Yes, I had a nice time walking in the nature"
I think the correct term is "Yes, I had a nice time walking in the woods/forest/outdoors" but I am having difficulty trying to explain this??
"Have you got any money?"
"Yes, I've been to the bank yesterday"
The correct term I think is "Yes, I went to the bank yesterday". Again any help explaining this would be of great benefit.
Thanks in advance.
Cheers Raymott, really appreciate your help .
What is the common error in this question that an ESL student would make and that a teacher might have to correct?
What she corrects it to is of less importance, as long as it's correct, and it fixes the error in question without introducing new ones.
I agree that "I went for a nature walk" sounds more natural.