Wednesday, March 7, 2012

15 Grammar Mistakes That Make You Look Silly

This post from the Daily Infographic includes a useful list of 15 common grammar mistakes.

The mistakes listed include:
1.  Your/You’re
2. It’s/Its
3. There/Their/They’re
4. Affect/Effect
5. Then/Than
6. Loose/Lose
7. Me, Myself, and I
8. Improper Use of the Apostrophe
9. Could of, Would of, Should of
10. Complement/Compliment
11. Fewer/Less
12. Historic/Historical
13. Principal/Principle
14. Literally
15. The Dangling Participle

The graphic included with the post is great and would make a useful tool for your students. 

(dkh)

 

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2012/03/15-grammar-mistakes-that-make-you-look-silly.html

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