Thursday, 20 September 2012

Homophones

homophone is a word that has the same pronunciation but a different meaning and a different spelling.  Sometimes we misspell homophones because we confuse the meanings.

A list of English homophones can be found at this address

http://www.bifroest.demon.co.uk/misc/homophones-list.html


Homophones activity 1

 For each word in thas list, identify its homophone and then write a sentence using each word.  That will give you 16 sentences in total.   

Please do this in your exercise book

One example would be air and heir.
The air I breathe is clean and pure.
The heir inherits his parents’ money when they die.

Homophones group 1:   aloud, ate, bail, band, baron, bear, beet, berth


Homophones xctivity 2

For each word in this list, identify its homophone and then write a sentence using each word.  That will give you 16 sentences in total.   


Please do this in your exercise book

Homophones group 2:   blue, bore, bored, bowled, brake, brews, bury, ceiling


Homophones activity 3

For each word in this list, identify its homophone and then write a sentence using each word.  That will give you 16 sentences in total.


Please do this in your exercise book

Homophones group 3:  cellar, chews, clause, colonel, council, creek, cue, current


Homophones activity 4

For each word in this list, identify its homophone and then write a sentence using each word.  That will give you 16 sentences in total.   


Please do this in your exercise book

Homophones group 4:  deer, die, earn, fare, feat, find, flour, foul






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