students are easy to do this

This entry was created in response to a student writing:

students are easy to make a mistake

The reusable link is and it looks like this:


nb quite a few of the instances here involve comparative structures

Alternatively, an ‘introductory it’ phrase could be used. Here is a link to some examples – – which looks a bit like this:

It is also possible to show students the types of adjectives that occur in this pattern, as illustrated in this link, which looks like this: