Everyday English

On this page we will go over some everyday actions and how to perform them in English. You can learn about these things:

1. Common mistakes in English

There are a lot of common mistakes people make when using English as a foreign language. You can usually trace these mistakes back to the user’s native tongue. In this video you will find some typical errors people make in English if their native language is Dutch. Check it out:

Of course you should avoid these errors at all costs. Did you recognise any of the mistakes?

2. Reading the clock

Reading the clock is different in every language, and English is no exception. But since it is such a basic action it is necessary to know how to do it. Check out the video.

In need of some practice? Look at the clocks below. What time is it in the different cities?

Want some more? Look at your own watch. What time is it right now? Can you tell it in English? Check again with the video. Repeat this for a few days and you will be a professional time teller in no time!