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a worksheet of commonly confused words

Updated on September 28, 2011
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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.

Copyright © Asma Iftikhar 2011


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      7 years ago from Kuwait

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

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      7 years ago from Pakistan

      Thanks misolive for liking and appreciating my effort.

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      Marisa Hammond Olivares 

      7 years ago from Texas

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

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      7 years ago from Pakistan

      Thank kerl thats my honor that you my hub is useful.Dear is that is possible for you to provide info related to e moderation.And tell me what are the requirements for this .

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      7 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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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 

      7 years ago from Lagos

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

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      7 years ago from Pakistan

      Thanks alot epigramman fo liking my hub .Thats my honor that you like my hub.Thanks a lot.

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      7 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Yes I think so too

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      7 years ago from dhaka

      nice work


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