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Homophones

Homophones are words that sound the same but mean different things and are often spelled differently in English.  For example, moan means complain and mown means cut but they sound the same when you say them.  Here are some more.

The soles of my shoes are worn out. Do you believe animals have souls?
He worked here formerly. He spoke very formally.
You have my assent to that. Did they manage the ascent?
Don't desert him when he needs you. What would you like for dessert?
This is the first draft of the letter. There's a terrible draught in here.
The council has been elected. counsel you against doing that.
Did you break the bottle? I tried to brake the car in time.
I've sown some early vegetables. I've sewn up the hole in my pocket.
It was quite a beautiful sight. Where is the site for your new garage?
If there are words you don't know, look them up before doing the first exercise.
Click here for the three exercisesIn the last exercise, you need to type in the words so remember the spelling now!