Category: Grammer

WRONG USAGE OF PRONOUNS IELTS EXAM

WRONG USAGE OF PRONOUNS IELTS EXAM When a Pronoun is used as the complement of the Verb ‘to be’, it should be in the nominative case. Example Incorrect- If I were him, I would not do it. Correct- If I were he, I would not do it.   When the Pronoun is used as the object […]

WRONG USAGE OF PREPOSITION IELTS EXAM

WRONG USAGE OF PREPOSITION IELTS EXAM Objective case (of Noun or Pronoun) is used after Preposition. Example Incorrect- I do not depend on he. Correct- I do not depend on him.   The Prepositions used after two words must be made clear if these two words are connected by ‘and’ or ‘or’. Example Incorrect- She […]

WRONG USAGE OF CONJUNCTIONS IELTS EXAM

WRONG USAGE OF CONJUNCTIONS IELTS EXAM Two Conjunctions should not be used in the same sentence. Example     Incorrect- Although she was tired, but she still went on working. Correct- Although she was tired, she still went on working.   ‘Both’ should be followed by ‘and’. It should be used in the positive sense. […]

WRONG USAGE OF ADVERBS IELTS EXAM

WRONG USAGE OF ADVERBS IELTS EXAM To modify a Verb, an Adjective or another Adverb, we use an Adverb. Example Incorrect- She writes very careful. Correct- She writes very carefully. Carefully is an Adjective which cannot modify the Adverb very, therefore carefully (Adverb)  must be used in place of Adjective careful. Too means more than […]

WRONG USAGE OF ADJECTIVES IELTS EXAM

WRONG USAGE OF ADJECTIVES IELTS EXAM Adjectives of quantity show how much of a thing is meant. Adjectives of quantity (some, much, little, enough, all, no, any, great, half, sufficient, whole) are used for  Uncountable Nouns only. Example Incorrect-I ate a few rice. Correct- I ate some rice. Numeral Adjectives are used for Countable Noun […]

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