Take a look at this sentence: *I had a very good travel.* This statement contains a very common mistake, even among more advanced learners. In natural English, we cannot use the noun 'travel' in this way. The word 'travel' is uncountable and it has a general meaning.
Many learners of English make the following mistakes: *I recommend you to visit the museum* *I recommend you to try the chicken soup* In natural English, we do not use the structure *recommend somebody to do something*.
In English, no and not have similar meanings, but they are used in different ways. It is very easy to be confused about these words. In this post, I will explain the difference.
Words like in, on, at, with, to, for are called prepositions. We use prepositions after many verbs, for example: I went to London yesterday. However, many learners use prepositions when no preposition is required.
This is a very typical mistake in English. Even advanced learners make it. In English, we can say all, everybody and everyone, but we cannot use all if there is no following noun. Let's look at the different possible structures below.
Many learners of English make the following mistake: *The traffic caused that I was late.* In English, we cannot use 'that' after 'cause'. We can only say: Something causes something else. ....