Common & Silly mistakes made in spoken English

source: Learn English with Let's Talk    2017年6月25日
Sonia will discuss with you some common examples of the mistakes made while speaking English and help you understand the correct usage of some common everyday English conversation words.

Amount v/s number
Amount how much – uncountable
I’ve reduced the amount of tea I drink.
Number – countable
The number of participants is high.
Among – more than two
We divided the money among ourselves
Between – 2 or 2 groups
Tom was sitting between John and Maria.
Bring – to the speaker
Please bring the documents here.
Take –away from the speaker
Please take the files away from my desk
Further –more or longer time for example
Do you have any further questions?
Farther – far away
The shopping complex is farther away from here
Fewer- countable
I have fewer projects than her
Less – uncountable
The memory on the smartphone is quite less.