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    what are the most common english error students tend to make

    what are the most common english error students tend to make in essays.
    How can one trys to avoid these mistakes.


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    what are the most common english error students tend to make

    what are the most common english error students tend to make in essays.
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    (small typo here, say 'he tries' and 'How can one try')

    FRC


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    (small typo here, say 'he tries' and 'How can one try')

    FRC

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    Don't you want to do better than try?

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    Don't you want to do better than try?

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    Re: what are the most common english error students tend to

    Quote Originally Posted by gonghai
    what are the most common english error students tend to make in essays.
    How can one trys to avoid these mistakes.
    I think the types of errors will vary from student to student. Certainly, errors with articles (including omission), punctuation, and verb tense would be among the most common.

    I'm afraid that there is no easy remedy. Practice and seeking correction are good ways to learn. :wink:

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    • What are the most common English errors students tend to make in essays? How can one avoid those mistakes?


    It would seem that punctuation, capitalization, and plurals belong on the list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
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    • What are the most common English errors students tend to make in essays? How can one avoid those mistakes?


    It would seem that punctuation, capitalization, and plurals belong on the list.

    :wink:
    I'd like to add that errors are partially determined by the student's mother tongue since there are so many different language structures.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Susie Smith
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
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    • What are the most common English errors students tend to make in essays? How can one avoid those mistakes?


    It would seem that punctuation, capitalization, and plurals belong on the list.

    :wink:
    I'd like to add that errors are partially determined by the student's mother tongue since there are so many different language structures.
    I am sure that is true.

    :)

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