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Một số sai lầm thường gặp khi sử dụng tiếng Anh – Common mistakes in using English

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Shall or will?

The traditional rule is that shall is used with first person pronouns (i.e., I and we) to form the future tense, while will is used with second and third person forms (i.e., youhesheitthey). For example:

I shall be late

They will not have enough food.

However, when it comes to expressing a strong determination to do something, the roles are reversed: will is used with the first person, and shall with the second and third. For example:

I will not tolerate such behavior.

You shall go to the ball!

In practice, though, these distinctions have faded, and the word shall is now seldom used in any normal context in American English.

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Một số quy tắc chính tả trong tiếng Anh – English spelling rules

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Clip by Howtospelluk on Youtube. Thanks for sharing.

Select “Tip 9 – Top Ten Spelling Rules” from the playlist


 

Plurals of nouns

Most nouns make their plurals by simply adding –s to the end (e.g. cat/cats, book/books, journey/journeys). Some do change their endings, though.  The main types of noun that do this are:

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