Most common conversation errors about academic things

Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.
                                                                                                                -Leonardo da Vinci


As the new academic year gets underway, students get filled with enthusiasm being back to their schools and colleges from vacations.

Education helps the students learn and nurture their overall skills and knowledge for the successful career and life ahead.

Here, we get you to notice and rectify some common errors we commit while talking about the things related to academics.

1. Don't say: Have you taken admission in this college.
    Say:  Have you been admitted in this college.

2. Don't say: Ask him to sit besides me while filling admission form.
    Say: Ask him to sit beside me while filling admission form.

3. Don't say:  I need to complete the admission process until Saturday.
    Say: I need to complete the admission process by Saturday.

4. Don't say: My neighbor's son lives in the boarding.
    Say: My neighbor's son lives in the boarding school.

5. Don't say: The village girls go to school by foot.
    Say: The village girls go to school on foot.

6. Don't Say: She said, “You have a chance to win.”
    Say: She said, “You have a chance of winning.

7. Don't Say: No less than ten students were injured in the accident.
    Say: No fewer than ten students were injured in the accident.

8. Don't say: Aditya graduated from college 10 years back.
    Say: Aditya graduated from college 10 years ago.