By David Rose, Director LACS Training Brussels
Together with prepositions – the subject of a recent blog post – fixed verb patterns are a common source of frustration for even the most advanced users of English.
I recommend to do it? I recommend doing it? Or both?
I suggest doing it? I suggest to do it? Or both?
They make up a significant part of the often frequent errors I observe plaguing people’s presentations and documents in my day-to-day training work.
As I’m sure you are aware, these ‘little but frequent’ errors can lower the impact and quality of your professional communication.
Yes, substance is crucial. However, how your audience perceives your delivery of this substance also counts…
So, by popular demand, here’s a ‘fat-free’, concrete overview of the main categories with clear maps of high-frequency, work-related verbs: Continue reading