To review commonly misused words and how to use them correctly (i.e. accept v. except, then v. than, and other homonyms/homophones/confusing phrases, etc).
It's one thing to *say* words, but to *write* words can be an entirely different thing. It's important to realize that though many words can and do have similar sounds and similar meanings, there are still important differences between these words, and how to communicate on paper versus speaking.
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ATCEN Learning Centre's Irene Wong explains why it pays to not only understand the meaning of words, but how they work in the English language...and why this learning packet matters =]
This infographic from Online Schooling lists some of the most common misused words. Silly? A little. But more memorable than a long list of text!
Memory devices can be helpful to know when to use words that sound the same; this PowerPoint will give provide some devices & ideas to make your own!
Slide 2: then/than
Slide 3: two/to/too
Slide 4: there/their/they’re
Source: Meghan Dusek
When and how to use words like I/me, who/whom, can/may, good/well can cause confusion. To test your knowledge, take this Quia quiz and see if you know when to use the right word AND if you have what it takes to go from Rags to Riches!