As students from reputable universities, it is important that your use of English is up to standard and not plagued by silly errors. To read the previous article in this series click here: Common Grammatical Errors Students Make: Part 5

Here are the three featured common grammatical errors for the day:

Nigeria comprises of 36 states (Wrong)

Nigeria comprises 36 states (Correct)

Nigeria is comprised of 36 states (Correct)


Wake Keeping (Wrong)

Wake Keep (Wrong)

Wake (Right)


Exercise Patience (Wrong)

Exercise Patient (Correct)


Shocking right? Which of these common grammatical errors have you been making?