Czenglish

Čechismy jsou chyby, které do angličtiny podvědomě přenášíme z mateřského jazyka. Dopouštíme se jich při výslovnosti, v gramatice i slovní zásobě. V rubrice Czenglish lektor Mark Pickering odhaluje ty nejčastější a radí, jak se s nimi vypořádat.


Czenglish

Conspiracy vs. conspiration

26. 10. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: There is a conspiration theory that Neil Armstrong didn’t actually walk on the moon.
RIGHT: There is a conspiracy theory that Neil Armstrong didn’t actually walk on the moon.

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2 wines vs. 2 glasses of wine

19. 10. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: Last night, I drank 2 wines.
RIGHT: Last night, I drank 2 glasses of wine.

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To sit in the shadow vs. to sit in the shade

12. 10. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: When I’m hot, I like to sit in the shadow .
RIGHT: When I’m hot, I like to sit in the shade.

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Hopeless vs. impossible

5. 10. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I made another mistake? I am impossible today.
RIGHT: I made another mistake? I am hopeless today.

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To stay vs. to stand

28. 9. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: There were no seats on the bus so we had to stay there.
RIGHT: There were no seats on the bus so we had to stand there.

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In front of vs. before

14. 9. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: The man is standing before the house.
RIGHT: The man is standing in front of the house.

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Always vs. still

7. 9. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: My wife is still talking all the time.
RIGHT: My wife is always talking all the time.

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To cheat vs. to cheat on

31. 8. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: My friend Tina cheats her boyfriend quite often.
RIGHT: My friend Tina cheats on her boyfriend quite often.

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To think yes vs. to think so

29. 6. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: Am I going to the party? I think yes.
RIGHT: Am I going to the party? I think so.

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To shave themeselves vs. to shave

21. 6. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I like men who shave themselves every day.
RIGHT: I like men who shave every day.

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