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

Love in the first look vs. love at first sight

7. 3. 2021

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: It was love in the first look.
RIGHT: It was love at first sight.

Czenglish

Worse than usual

28. 2. 2021

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: My performance was much worse than usually.
RIGHT: My performance was much worse than usual.

Czenglish

Boss vs. chief

21. 2. 2021

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I have a meeting with my chief this morning.
RIGHT: I have a meeting with my boss this morning.

Czenglish

Wage vs. salary

15. 2. 2021

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: Every month he receives a salary of 30,000 crowns.
RIGHT: Every month he receives a wage of 30,000 crowns.

Czenglish

It is too good vs. It is so good

7. 2. 2021

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: Have you seen Despicable Me 3? It is too good.
RIGHT: Have you seen Despicable Me 3? It is so good.

Czenglish

Event vs. action

1. 2. 2021

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I have to organise a big action at work.
RIGHT: I have to organise a big event at work.

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.

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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.

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