The 7 Words Almost ALL English Learners Use INCORRECTLY

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What’s wrong in these sentences? Watch the video and find out.

  1. I negotiated a good salary of £15 per hour.
  2. Some people like to have breakfast every day, but I don’t have that custom.
  3. I need to find a nanny to look after the children while we go out tonight.
  4. There have been a lot of clients in our store today!
  5. I’m tired, I think I’ll lay down on the sofa and have some rest.
  6. I’m so disorganised and I often loose something.

Extra task below the video.

Extra task

Answer the questions:

  1. Have you ever worked as a babysitter? What was your wage? 
  2. Do you think being a nanny is an easy or difficult job? Why?  
  3. Do you have, or do you know anyone who has, any strange habit? What is it?
  4. Do you have any bad habits? What are they?
  5. How often do you lose something?
  6. Do you prefer tight or loose clothes? Why? 

Reveal answer

  1. I negotiated a good wage/rate of £15 per hour.
  2. Some people like to have breakfast every day, but I don’t have that habit.
  3. I need to find a babysitter to look after the children while we go out tonight. 
  4. There have been a lot of customers in our store today!
  5. I’m tired, I think I’ll lie down on the sofa and have some rest. 
  6. I’m so disorganised and I often lose something.

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