Common Mistakes That Candidates Make While Speaking English

Much to everyone’s surprise, English is one of the most difficult languages to master for the reason that it has very few rules! Whether its spelling, pronunciation or grammar, its nearly impossible to learn the language by its rules.

What works best is to identify some of the common mistakes that we make while speaking and correct them. All it really takes is a few minor corrections!


Here are some common mistakes that candidates make while speaking English:


Incorrect: “What is your good name?”

Correct: “What is your name?”


Incorrect: “Myself ABC.”

Correct: “My name is ABC.” or “I am ABC.”

Related: Are You Making These Common Pronunciation Mistakes?

Incorrect: “This option is more better than that one.”

Correct: “This option is better than that one.”


Incorrect: “I quit my job three months back.

Correct: “I quit my job three months ago.”


Incorrect: “I didn’t knew about this company.”

Correct: “I didn’t know about this company.”


Incorrect: “I think so I will go there tomorrow.”

Correct: “I think I will go there tomorrow.”


Incorrect: “I passed out from college last year.”

Correct: “I graduated from college last year.”


Incorrect: “We can discuss about the project.”

Correct: “We can discuss the project.”


English has long been one of the most powerful languages in the world. Being able to communicate well in English will always stand you in good stead and will pave the way for a promising career.

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