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Common Writing Mistakes for ELL (English Language Learners)

Posted by englishlessons on December 21, 2012

It can be challenging to find your own mistakes in an email or an essay for a test like the TOEFL or TOEIC.  

The mistake below is covered in Writing in English – Intermediate+, an online, interactive program that helps you write clear, concise, and correct English.

Writing In English - Intermediate+TOEFL Skill Builder

Writing in English – Intermediate+ has interactive charts for adjective + preposition combinations in English followed by scored practices with immediate feedback.

Mistake Correction
  1. He is married with Rita.

  1. He is married to* Rita.

*This adjective + preposition combination can also be used in another way. When someone chooses to spend a lot of time at work, we say, “He is married to his job.”


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