The 35 words you’re (probably) getting wrong

I think that English is an easy language to pick up quickly at the basic level – no declension of nouns, minimal conjugation of verbs, a fairly forgiving approach to word order. But’s it’s a tough language to speak well –  a massive vocabulary with lots of words that seem similar or the same, inconsistent pronunciation of letters, and an awful lot of tenses.

In this article in today’s Guardian” newspaper. Harold Evans looks at 35 words which are commonly misused – such as continual/continuous, disinterested/ uninterested, less/fewer. Check it out and improve your word usage.


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