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Commonly misused words

Commonly misused words

Author: Melissa Stephenson

    Introduce commonly misused words and how to use them correctly (e.g. accept vs. except, then vs. than, i.e. vs. e.g., etc.). 


    Explain devices or strategies that learners can use to remember how to use commonly misused words correctly (e.g. mnemonic devices) 


This packet should help a learner seeking to understand English writing style and who has made mistakes with word choice. It will explain commonly misused words and how to correct them.

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Commonly Misused Words

This slideshow introduces and explains without audio some commonly misused words. Learners who wish to learn the information but not listen to additional instruction will find this slideshow useful.

Commonly Misused Words

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