There are common English expressions that we use in our daily life, but we do it incorrectly. In this Spoken English lesson, we’re going to take a look at some of them and learn their correct forms so you do not sound dumb.Words Written Together And Apart – English writing lesson
I’d like to welcome you all tonight. (use either ‘you’ or ‘all of you’. You is a singular and a plural pronoun)
Correct: I’d like to welcome you/all of you tonight.
We all are waiting to see you. ( use either ‘we’ or ‘all of us’. We all is incorrect)
Correct: We/all of us are waiting to see you.
Looking forward to meeting you. (this is a very informal way of saying it. Do not use ‘looking’, use ‘look’)
Correct: Look forward to meeting you.
Ms. Samantha and Mr. Peter are visiting us. (do not use Mr./Ms./Mrs with the first name of a person. Address the person directly by their name or use Ms./Mr. with the family name)
Correct: Samantha and Peter are visiting us.
I’m writing to inform you/ I’ve spoken to him. (In formal written English, it is incorrect to use contractions like I’m, We’d, She’s)
Correct: I am writing to inform you. I have spoken to him.
I could care less. (this is the incorrect way if you want to say you don’t care. If you say I could care less, it means you care a little.
Correct: I couldn’t care less.