25 Homophones: Commonly Confused Words In English

English is a difficult language to learn. What makes it more difficult are homophones. Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings. When learning to write in English it is important to make sure you do not make many mistakes. Watch the video below and make sure you do not misspell any of these words in English.

Below is a list of the homophones that I talk about in the video.

ate

eight

sun

son

sale

sail

stairs

stares

hear

here

mail

male

waste

waist

write

right

deer

dear

die

dye

hair

hare

buy

by

see

sea

sum

some

wood

would

flower

flour

blew

blue

eye

I

bear

bare

pain

pane

weigh

way

root

route

weather

whether

night

knight

Check your understanding with a homophones quiz!

Homophones Quiz

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Question 1
Many _____________ live in the forest.
A
bears and dear
B
bares and deer
C
bears and deer
D
bares and dear
Question 2
I love hot ___________.
A
weather
B
whether
Question 3
The baby does not sleep at ___________.
A
knight
B
night
Question 4
My grandmother cannot climb the ________.
A
stairs
B
stares
Question 5
My sister has long ___________.
A
hair
B
hare
Question 6
I _________ like to go to Argentina this summer.
A
would
B
wood
Question 7
The ________ does not come on Sunday.
A
mail
B
male
Question 8
My father is going to _______ me a car.
A
by
B
buy
Question 9
Take a ______ turn at the next corner.
A
write
B
right
Question 10
My uncle Jim lives by the _______.
A
sea
B
see
Question 11
I ________ my bike to school.
A
road
B
rode
Question 12
My boyfriend likes to _______ love letters to me.
A
right
B
write
Question 13
I ________ someone screaming.
A
here
B
hear
Question 14
She is walking around with ________ feet.
A
bear
B
bare
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Comments

  1. Hi,
    Thank you from your class,

  2. Video on this site doesn’t play…
    Why?

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