Czenglish

Čechismy jsou chyby, které do angličtiny podvědomě přenášíme z mateřského jazyka. Dopouštíme se jich při výslovnosti, v gramatice i slovní zásobě. V rubrice Czenglish lektor Mark Pickering odhaluje ty nejčastější a radí, jak se s nimi vypořádat.


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To take vs. to eat pills

19.5.2019

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I had a hangover so I ate some pills.
RIGHT: I had a hangover so I took some pills.

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To straighten vs. to iron

12.5.2019

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: My hair is naturally curly so I have to iron it every day.
RIGHT: My hair is naturally curly so I have to straighten it every day.

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Attachment vs. annex

5.5.2019

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: My CV is in the annex.
RIGHT: My CV is in the attachment.

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In front of vs. before

28.4.2019

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: The man is standing before the house.
RIGHT: The man is standing in front of the house.

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Stressed vs. in stress

22.4.2019

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I am in stress at the moment.
RIGHT: I am stressed at the moment.

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Take care of vs. take care about

14.4.2019

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I need to take care about my sister tomorrow.
RIGHT: I need to take care of my sister tomorrow.

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Wage vs. salary

6.4.2019

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: Every month he receives a salary of 30,000 crowns.
RIGHT: Every month he receives a wage of 30,000 crowns.

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Dictionary vs. vocabulary

30.3.2019

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: My English is terrible. I always look up words in my vocabulary.
RIGHT: My English is terrible. I always look up words in my dictionary.

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Health vs. Healthy

23.3.2019

WRONG: My boss has a healthy problem.
RIGHT: My boss has a health problem.

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Cardboard vs. carton boxes

17.3.2019

B1- B1 B2 C1

WRONG: I’m moving flats so I need to find some carton boxes.
RIGHT: I’m moving flats so I need to find some cardboard boxes.

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M. Horákové 64/101, P 6

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nám. Míru 15, Praha 2

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Slezská 1, Praha 2

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Kolbenova 1, Praha 9

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