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

Thank vs. thanks God

25. 1. 2021

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I am not ill at the moment, thanks God.
RIGHT: I am not ill at the moment, thank God.

Czenglish

Stressed vs. in stress

18. 1. 2021

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I am in stress at the moment.
RIGHT: I am stressed at the moment.

Czenglish

Acting vs. playing

11. 1. 2021

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: Brad Pitt is playing in a new film about aliens.
RIGHT: Brad Pitt is acting in a new film about aliens.

Czenglish

Current vs. actual

4. 1. 2021

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: What’s the latest news? Please tell me about the actual situation.
RIGHT: What’s the latest news? Please tell me about the current situation.

Czenglish

Forget vs. left

1. 1. 2021

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: Peter forgot his mobile at work.
RIGHT: Peter left his mobile at work.

Czenglish

Take care of vs. take care about

21. 12. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I need to take care about my sister tomorrow.
RIGHT: I need to take care of my sister tomorrow.

Czenglish

To conversate vs. to converse

14. 12. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I don’t get much opportunity to conversate with English natives.
RIGHT: I don’t get much opportunity to converse with English natives.

Czenglish

Half-time job vs. part-time job

7. 12. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: My cousin has a half-time job in a supermarket.
RIGHT: My cousin has a part-time job in a supermarket.

Czenglish

Schools

30. 11. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: My basic school was great fun, but my grammar school was boring.
RIGHT: My primary school was great fun, but my secondary school was boring.

Czenglish

Horrible bacteries vs. horrible germs

23. 11. 2020

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: Do not touch anything on the floor. There are horrible bacteries!
RIGHT: Do not touch anything on the floor. There are horrible germs.

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