Trong quá trình học tiếng Anh, đôi khi chúng ta phân vân sử dụng từ ngữ sao cho chính xác, hợp lí. Đây là một số lỗi thông thường chúng ta - những người học và sử dụng tiếng Anh nên tránh. 1. Incorrect: It’s seven twenty o’clock Correct: It’s seven twenty 2. In: Your coat is broken Co: Your coat is torn 3. In: Let me help you to do your work Co: Let me help you with your work 4. In: It was so late there was no taxi Co: It was so late that there was no taxi available 5. In: Susan didn’t make a fault anyway. Co : Susan didn’t make a mistake anyway 6. In : May I borrow your phone? Co: May I use your phone? 7. Would you mind posting this letter for me? In: yes, certainly Co: Of course not. Or Not at all. 8. In: He becomes better Co: He got better. 9. In: We’ll have a hearing test tomorrow Co: We’ll have a listening test tomorrow 10. In: I recommend you to take a long vacation. Co: I recommend that you take a long vacation 11. The last bus leaves at eleven o’clock In: It’s about eleven now. Hurry up! Co: It’s nearly eleven now. Hurry up! 12. In: It was still bright outside Co: It was still light outside 13. In: The hall can seat two hundred people. Co: The hall seats two hundred people. 14. In: Anywhere will do. Co: Any place will do. 15. In: he is much interested in things Chinese. Co: He is very interested in Chinese things 16. In: Wait here please. I’ll come back in a minute. Co: Wait here please, I’ll be back in a minute. 17. In: I am uncomfortable Co: I don’t feel well. 18. In: Come to here Co: Come here. 19. In: Common students in US don’t wear a uniform. Co: The average students in US don’t wear a uniform. 20. In: Who cooked this salad? Co: Who make this salad?