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Trainer’s Note: 1. Correct Syntax = Did + not + V1 (Present form of verb). Eg : I did not go (present form) I did not went (past form) 2. To talk about the past we use “would” Incorrect I didn’t knew that he will call Correct I didn’t know that he would call.
Trainer’s Note: 1. Have = own BUT Some verbs are not used in –ing form and are known Stative Verbs. (Have + ing own = eating/drinking. Eg. I’m having a pizza) 2. Backside = your bottom! Incorrect We are having a garden in the backside of our house Correct We have a garden behind our house
Trainer’s Note: “understand” is a Stative Verb. It does not take the –ing form. (See Slide 3). Understand + ing has different meanings (when not used as a verb): Understanding(noun) = knowledge. Eg: She does not have an understanding of politics. Understanding(adjective). Eg: My father is very understanding For more meanings, go to: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/understanding_3 Incorrect I am not understanding. Correct I do not understand. OR I am not able to understand.
Trainer’s Note: “like” is a Stative Verb. It does not take the –ing form. (See Slide 3) Incorrect I’m liking my new hairstyle. Correct I like my new hairstyle.
Trainer’s Note: “know” is a Stative Verb. It does not take the –ing form. (See Slide 3) Incorrect I was not knowing the answer. Correct I didn’t know the answer.
Trainer’s Note: “sibling” is a gender independent term for a brother or sister. (Do not count yourself in “siblings”) Incorrect I have two brothers and sisters. Correct I have two siblings – a brother and a sister.
Trainer’s Note: “My father” and “he’s a businessman” are two independent clauses coupled with a comma. Use the complete sentence in its place. Incorrect My father, he’s a businessman. My mother, she’s a housewife. Correct My father is a businessman and my mother is a housewife.
Trainer’s Note: " told" is used with an object. Eg: She told me she is going abroad. "me" is the object. "said" is used without an object. Eg: She said she is going abroad. If said is used with an object then we should say "said to". Eg: She said to him that she is going abroad. Incorrect He said me to go Correct He asked me to go OR He told me to go
Trainer’s Note: Always use the preposition “to” after “belong”. Incorrect I belong from Kashmir. Correct I belong to Kashmir.
Trainer’s Note: Say and tell both mean to communicate verbally with someone. But we often use them differently: You say something You tell someone something Correct I’ll start by telling you something about myself. Incorrect I’ll start by telling something about myself.
Trainer’s Note: “visit” is followed directly by a noun (name of the place) and not by preposition “to”. Incorrect I like visiting to the malls. Correct I like going to the malls. OR I like visiting the malls.
Trainer’s Note: For is used with a period of time. Eg: for a month; for three hours etc. Since is used with a point of time. Eg: since six o'clock; since Wednesday etc. Incorrect I have been in Delhi since 5 years. Correct I have been in Delhi for 5 years. OR I have been in Delhi since 2002.
Incorrect In my house, a fountain is there. Correct There is a fountain in my house. Trainer’s Note: “In my house” and “a fountain is there” are two independent clauses coupled with a comma. Use the complete sentence in its place.
Trainer’s Note: “lot many” is not an English phrase. It is a form of ‘Indian’ism one should avoid. Incorrect Lot many people live in Delhi. Correct Many people live in Delhi.
Trainer’s Note: too + adjective or adverb (eg: too close/closely) too much/many + noun (eg: too much money, too many people) Incorrect I am too much/so much close to my mother. Correct I am very / too close to my mother.