ライティングやってしまいがちなミス3つ

英語学習

①increase とdecrease

×Young Japanese people who go abroad are increasing.
The number of young Japanese people who go abroad is increasing.
増えるのは、人の【数】なので、the number of を使います。
よくある間違いで、
×The number people 【are】 increasing.
The numberが主語なので、動詞は三人称単数です♪
The temperature is increased.
数の要素を含んでいるものは、そのまま使ってOK.
※ちなみに、a number of にすると、沢山の人々が〜
の意味になってしまうので注意です。

②becauseの使い方

×Many young people live with their friends in apartments.Because they can share the cost and rent.
Many young people live with their friends in apartments because they can share the cost and rent.
※ becauseはコンマも付けずにそのまま続けるよ。

③And やButは文頭に来ない。

×Human are damaging the environment.And this has caused a lot of problems.
Human are damaging the environment,and this has caused a lot of problems.
×Setting Security cameras is the best way to reduce crime. But I disagree with this idea.
Setting Security cameras is the best way to reduce crime,but I disagree with this idea.