“We need to buy some gaz.”

IMG_2890What’s gaz? Demotion

Why wrong: The English word gasoline and its shortened form, gas, do NOT have the sound of the letter z. Gas rhymes with the word grass, not the word jazz. To be taken seriously…

Correct it: Say “We need to buy some gas.

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Spelling “responsible” as “responsable.”

DictionaryWhy wrong:  In French, the word responsable is spelled with the letter a.  In English, responsible takes an i To avoid this mistake…

Correct it: Write “responsible.” Spell checkers are very useful for writing when they are used. Make it a habit of using them before sending email or before presenting with slides.

With handwritten notes, however, be careful with words that are similar between English and French, since such mistakes can make people question your credibility: contact Roy to learn these words and for personalized classes adapted to your objectives!

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Writing “adresse” instead of “address.”

IMG_3030Why wrong:  In French, the word adresse is spelled with only one letter d and a final e.  In English, address takes a double letter d and no final letter e.  To avoid this mistake…

Correct it: Write “address.” Spell checkers are very useful for writing when they are used. Make it a habit to use them before sending email or before presenting wiChecklistth slides.

With handwritten notes, however, be careful with words that are similar between English and French, since such mistakes can make people question your credibility:  contact Roy for personalized classes adapted to your personality and interests!