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Jump to. According to a research, India has the second highest of English speaking population in the world.
It is a second language for a vast majority of people. In a country where many regional languages are used, a lot of errors creep into the grammar and vocabulary of an average English speaker in India.
Writing and speaking in English as a non-native speaker has its own set of problems. Grammatical errors come in many forms and can easily confuse and obscure meaning. Some common errors are with prepositions most importantly, subject verb agreement, tenses, punctuation, spelling and other parts of speech. While introducing oneself, it is usually observed that the users mix up both the possessive pronoun 'myself' and the subject pronoun 'I'. Present continuous tense cannot be used for pragmatic situations such as this. Simple present tense should be used.
The helping verb does is used at the beginning and the main verb have denotes possession or ownership. Incorrect: Question "Today office is there? Today is Bharat bandh.
Correct: Question "Is today a working day? Incorrect: Last before year she got very good marks. Correct: Year before last she got good marks. The meaning of the verb cope is to manage. Even professionals commit this error. Read: Placing prepositions: 20 ways you have been linking words wrong. We can say "by car", "by bike", "by bus", "by train" and "by flight". However, we cannot say "by walk", as it is the "foot" which is being used to travel and not "walk". Knowledge of grammar and vocabulary both are essential for confident and fluent use of English language.
Regularly read standard newspapers in English and as far as possible, use grammatically, logically, and meaningfully correct English. Read: 30 common English mistakes Indians make. Read: 5 essential English writing lessons by an Oxford teacher. Read: 25 redundant words you need to cut from your expressions Part 1.
Read: 25 redundant words you need to cut from your expressions Part 2. for IndiaToday. Fix these 16 mistakes and go closer to becoming a flawless English speaker.Im mobile lets have car fun tonight
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