Common Errors in English

May 2, 2006

This site features an extensive list of common usage errors in English. The author states in his introduction that "[the] aim of this site is to help you avoid low grades, lost employment opportunities, lost business, and titters of amusement at the way you write or speak." The list can also be helpful in studying for college entrance exams, as it contains several usage errors that are likely to show up on the Writing Skills section of the SAT. Some noteworthy examples:

While the site does not offer a comprehensive review of grammar, it does include several entries concerning types of grammatical errors that consistently show up on the SAT:

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