This handout has 30 different sentence cards that may have a grammatical mistake. Mistakes are related to verb tense, prepositions, phrasal verbs, articles, punctuation, conditionals, comparatives, infinitives and gerunds etc… Use as many cards as you like; for an entire lesson or to fill in extra time at the end of the class. Keep a stack of these cards in your bag.
Examples of mistakes used in this handout:
Mistake: I have lived in Canada since 10 months.
Use for + period of time, e.g. for six years, for a week. Use since + point in time, e.g. since April, since 2010.
Mistake: I go always to school by train.
Adverbs of frequency are usually used before regular verbs. They follow ‘be’ verb, e.g. I am always…
Mistake: Do you like a glass of wine?
‘Do you like’ is used to ask if someone generally enjoys something. ‘Would you like’ is used when offering something.