Pages tagged with Homophones

Do you test the things you write? Should you? One challenge of writing is knowing how others receive your writing, trouble is we often make this a more difficult challenge because we fail to read and test what we have written and looked at the impact it may have upon the reader. This ...
Fourth in the series of pun-filled poetry on the topic of homophones, I hope you can understand (and enjoy) a little thing I like to call "Fun With Words." I've "translated" this "lesson" line by line instead of via stanzas as I have done in the past. I hope the change makes for easie...
How sure are you of the shore, or seeing the sea? Well a bare bear is something to contemplate as is a boy with a buoy bobbing up and down in the sea. Truth is there are some amazing words available to us and we should use them wisely and these homophones will allow you to make rhyme,...
Third in the series, this ditty is written to show homophones in a more creative light.
It is difficult for some people to realize the difference between homophones and misspelled words. Homophones are correctly spelled words used in incorrect context. When they start to make sense, the result is (I hope) a funny mechanical mess.
Good homophone lessons should be part of any grammar repertoire. But lists of words just don't stick in the memory like visual verse. So please enjoy the "lesson."
The school superintendent spent the summer pouring over test data. Or should it be poring over test data? Let's look at homophones and see which word is correct.
Using the Correct Homophones to Improve Writing Skills
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