a worksheet of commonly confused words

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Homonyms are similar sounding words. Homonyms are commonly confused words.

Write sentences to show the difference in meaning between the homonyms.

Accept,Except,Aloud,Allowed,Board,Bored,Peace,Piece,Pray,Prey,Lead,led,Faint,Feint,Currant, Current  ,Right, Write.

Write the sentences choosing the correct word

1 .The wind (blue, blew) the (close, clothes) away.

2. The wedding couple walked downs the (aisle, isle).

3. The bank reported a healthy (prophet, profit).

4. The hunter asked if he (would, wood) find a squirrel in the (wood, would).

5. The customer paid by (cheque, check).

6. The front (break, brake) of the bicycle wasn’t working.

7. A building (site, sight) can be very dangerous.

8. The police arrived at the accident (seen, scene).

9. The team celebrated a (grate, great) victory.

10 .The boat was moored along the (quay, key).

11. The golf (course, coarse) was extremely difficult.

12 .The school (principle, principal) addressed the assembly.

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mozaemoza 5 years ago from dhaka

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katyzzz 5 years ago from Sydney, Australia

Yes I think so too

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epigramman 5 years ago

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asmaiftikhar 5 years ago from Pakistan Author

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ubanichijioke 5 years ago from Lagos

Quite interesting. Great work. I like it. Voted as well

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kerlynb 5 years ago from Philippines, Southeast Asia, Earth ^_^

This is one very useful worksheet! Many ESL teachers need great worksheets like this one. It reminds me of the many sites where ESL teachers would share worksheets among one another all for free - all in the spirit of helping. What a noble thing to do asmaiftikhar. Keep it up!

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asmaiftikhar 5 years ago from Pakistan Author

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missolive 5 years ago from Texas

nicely done - useful too! Thank you for creating this and sharing!

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asmaiftikhar 5 years ago from Pakistan Author

Thanks misolive for liking and appreciating my effort.

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icciev 5 years ago from Kuwait

great and informative hub, thanks for sharing and voted up.

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