By Harriet Anderson and Jacqueline Schaalje Did you know that some of the most difficult words to learn are usually words that sound the same? Well, they are. The following examples are groups of words that are often confused, but great to know about when learning English: words that sound the same, or are spelled… Continue reading What Are Some Words that Are Often Confused?
By Miranda Carter Homonyms are common throughout the English language. They are words that sound the same but have different meanings (and, sometimes, different spellings). Their, they’re, and there are often mixed up, even by native English speakers when they’re writing fast or they aren’t thinking too much. Using the wrong form of the word… Continue reading Their, They’re, and There (and Your and You’re)
By Miranda Carter What are homonyms? Homonyms are words that sound the same but have entirely different meanings. For example, leak and leek. If your sink is dripping, it is leaking; a leek is a type of onion. Use the quiz below to test your knowledge of homonyms. This is a silver quiz. If you’re… Continue reading Vocab Blast: Homonyms Quiz 2