Many students make the same mistakes when describing numbers. You must express numbers correctly if you want to get a high score.
Look at the graph below (thanks to Magi for sending it to me).
What is wrong with these sentences?
- In 1985, Canada was about 19 million tonnes.
- Australia was lower, at 15 million tonnes of wheat exports.
- In 1988, Canada increased by about 5 million tonnes of wheat exports.
- Australia exported about 11 millions of tonnes of wheat in 1990.
What big mistake in the first 3 sentences has not been made in the 4th sentence?