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100 IELTS Corrections

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100 IELTS Corrections

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    The problem is, for some people, they commit no grammar error while speaking but they commit several errors while writing. Below are your errors both in writing and speaking.

    Here are a few very common Corrections

    Incorrect – Then only they can be a fruitful citizens in the future.
    Correct – Only then they can be  fruitful citizens in the future.

    • Look at the position of “Only.” “Then only’ doesn’t sound good.

    Incorrect – Teachers and parents should pay attention in their children to avoid selfishness.
    Correct – Teachers and parents should pay attention to their children to avoid selfishness.

    • Attention to is correct. We don’t say, “attention in.”

    Incorrect – Then there was a gradual increase in the rate, even though there are some fluctuations.
    Correct – Then there was a gradual increase in the rate, even though there were some fluctuations.

    Incorrect – In the year 1978, the rate reached to 5%
    Correct – In the year 1978, the rate reached 5%.

    • Do not write to with ‘reach’, ‘arrive’, ‘touch’, etc.

    Incorrect – Overall, the US shows a decrease in the unemployment rate.
    Correct – Overall, the United States shows a decrease in the unemployment rate.

    Incorrect – People are suffering from lots of diseases.
    Correct –  People are suffering from a lot of of diseases OR People suffer from a lot of diseases.

    Incorrect – In under developed countries, education is an inaccessible thing for the children.
    Correct – In underdeveloped countries, education is an inaccessible thing for children.

    Incorrect – Modern technologies influenced almost all aspects of human life
    Correct – Modern technologies influenced almost all aspects of human life

    Incorrect – When compared to the past traditional cultures.
    Correct – When compared to the  traditional cultures.

    Incorrect – Deforestation and  environmental pollution are some of the examples which enlightens the above statement.
    Correct – Deforestation and  environmental pollution are some of the examples which enlighten the above statement.

    Incorrect – Government should pay attention to protect the worth valuable traditional ways of life.
    Correct – Governments should pay attention to protect the  valuable traditional ways of life.

    Incorrect – It can also help for the well being of the world.
    Correct – It can also help in the well being of the world.

    Incorrect- It enlights the above statement.
    Correct- It enlightens the above statement.

    • No such word like ‘enlight’

    Incorrect – It indicate a fluctuation in rate.
    Correct – It indicates a fluctuation in the rate.

    • He, she, it + Verb + S
    • It indicates, it revolves, it happens, it moves, it stops…

    Incorrect – Old age people plays an important role in the society.
    Correct – Old age people play an important role in the society.

    Incorrect – The entire process taking place in three steps.
    Correct- The entire process takes place in three steps.

    Incorrect – There are incidents of series killing by some psychic persons, they do crime without any reason.
    Correct- There are incidents of serial of killing by some psychic persons  , who do crimes without any reason.

    Incorrect – The given diagrams illustrates.
    Correct – The given diagrams illustrate.

    Incorrect – Firstly, male and female both have their own ides and vision.
    Correct – Firstly, both, male and female have their own ideas and visions.

    Incorrect – Every  universities have their own criteria about admission of students.
    Correct – Every university has it’s own criteria about admission of students.

    Incorrect – Some universities not allowed both  gender in some subjects.
    Correct – Some universities do not allow both gender in some subject.

    Incorrect – secondly, every  person have their right to ensure the education which they want.
    Correct – Secondly, every person has his right to ensure the education which he want.

    • Every / each + Singular Verbs (Has, Is, does)
    • “Each individual has his right to live, speak and eat.”

    Incorrect – So no one can prevent to  person from their choice to select the subject.
    Correct – So, no one can prevent a person from his choice to select the subject.

    Incorrect – In this Era,girls and boys equally sharing their experience in every field and they supported each other for a successful life.
    Correct – In this era, girls and boys equally share their experiences in every field and they support each other for a successful life.

    Incorrect – In a nutshell, my argument is this, universities should accept both gender to study every subject.
    Correct – In a nutshell, my opinion is this-universities should accept both genders to study every subject.

    Incorrect – In the field of education also become like a competition field.
    Correct – The field of education also has become like a competition field.

    Incorrect – Some of them may excellent in study but poor in extra-curricular activities.
    Correct – Some of them are excellent in study but poor in extra-curricular activities.

    Incorrect – Some of the students may excellent in extra-curricular activities but a failure in academic field.
    Correct – Some of the students maybe excellent in extra-curricular activities but a fail in academic field.

    Incorrect – Now a days we can see that ,parents are more competitive than chidrens.
    Correct – Nowadays ,we can see that , parents are more competitive than children.

    Incorrect – They are always thinking about their social status and force to children get a good or full score in examinations.
    Correct – They are always thinking about their social status and fore children to get a good or full score in examinations.

    Incorrect – Children should be have the awareness of failure too.
    Correct – Children should have the awareness of failure too.

    Incorrect – Children those who have a competitive life will not succeeded in  future life.
    Correct – Children who have a competitive life will not necessarily succeed in their future life.

    Incorrect – Nowadays, the most competitive world is in educational field
    Correct – Nowadays , the most competitive world is educational field.

    Incorrect – Parents will teach kids to compete each other.
    Correct – Parents teach kids to compete with each other.

    Incorrect – Arts are considered to be a great forms of entertainment.
    Correct – Art forms are considered to be great source of entertainment.

    Incorrect – Like any other sector arts have an important role in our world.
    Correct – Like any other sector ,arts has an important role in our world.

    Incorrect – By examine many art forms like painting and poetry we can get a clear picture about our culture.
    Correct – By examining many art forms like painting and poetry we can get a clear picture about our culture.

    Incorrect – By many forms like tourism,cinema and exhibition ,art supports to growing economy.
    Correct – By many forms like tourism,cinema and exhibition, art supports every growing economy.

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    "One of the major problems are"

    Correct – One of the major problems is.

    This is the most disappointing error in both IELTS and PTE and in all other exams. This happens because of the illusion that the plural nouns create.

    One of the major problems is.

    If you read the first word and last word, one + is, you understand why we commit this error. We are not talking about “all the major problems” but only “one of them.”

    Incorrect – Decrease in the rate of population is one of the major problem has been facing by some countries.
    Correct – Decrease in the rate of population is one of the major problems that has been faced by some countries.

    • One of the + plural nouns.
    • One of the advantages; one of France’ worst times; one of the most disappointing crisis…
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    Done

    "The demand for government policies are"

    Correct – The demand for new government policies is…

    We are talking about “demand” for new government policies. As we discussed in the previous case, the word “policies” is confusing us and we go ahead with a ‘plural’ verb like are, have or were.

    3
    Done

    "Counting your chickens several times are not good"

    Correct – Counting your chickens several times is not good. 

    This is very similar to the previous cases. This is called ‘subject – verb agreement.’

     

    4
    Done

    Success or failure of an enterprise depend upon various factors..

    Success or failure of an enterprise depends upon various factors.

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    Done

    In addition, some people argued that it is difficult to learn some subject for all gender

    Correct – In addition to this, some people argue that it is difficult for all genders to learn certain subjects.

    • Look at the construction of the sentence. Badly organized!
    • “Some people argue” because they still argue.
    • “All genders” because all is a plural word so, “all men, all children, all women…”
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    Done

    The Singular - Plural Issue

    Incorrect – In this essay will discuss about some of the advantage and disadvantage.
    Correct – In this essay I will discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages OR This essay will discuss about some of the advantages and disadvantages.

    • Usually no need of ‘about’ after ‘discus.’
    • Some + Plural “Some of the nations do not take active participation.”

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