A common error is to forget to use the ‘s’ on a plural noun or on a verb. Another common error is to put the wrong ending on a verb when the structure is passive.
When you learn new vocab, make sure that you note collocations too. For this group of words some collocations are:
capable of, incapable of, to cite, cooperate with, discriminate against,
Check the meanings of the words if you don’t already know them. Check the meanings of the various forms as sometimes they are different. You can check them at Time4english by clicking the words (http://www.time4english.com/aamain/lounge/awl.asp).
Complete the sentences below with the correct form of the word.
- She is ______________ of doing the job because she doesn’t have basic driving skills.(capable)
- When you _______________ another source, you need to acknowledge it, no matter what style of referencing you follow. (cite)
- If everyone _______________ with the council laws on restricted water use, the supply will last longer. (cooperate)
- Despite legislation minority groups are still _______________ against. (discriminate)
- My computer always _______________ the time and date. (display)
Answers (in the wrong order below)
5. displays 3. cooperates 2. cite 1. incapable 4. discriminated