Emanuel Paez Montero
WHAT IS AN HOMONYM? ďƒ’
Homonyms (also called homophones) are words that sound like one another but have different meanings. Some homonyms are spelled the same, like bark (the sound a dog makes) and bark (the outer layer of a tree trunk). Some homonyms are spelled differently, like one (the number) and won (having been victorious).
ANT / AUNT
CEREAL / SERIAL
FLOUR / FLOWER
HAIR / HARE
KNIGHT / NIGHT
ONE / WON
1) Be a ___________ (dear/deer) and help me carry the groceries.
2) We have ________ agendas. (Dual/Duel)
3) Please be __________ (Fair/Fare) when you punish me.
4) Look over ________. (there/their/they´re)
5) _________ (there/their/they´re) going to the movie at noon.
6) ________ (there/their/they´re) house is beautiful.
7) Bambi is a _________. (dear/deer)
8) The recipe calls for two cups of _________. (flour/flower)
9) There are _________ (four/for/fore) empty chairs.
10) I _________ (one/won) the first place!
11) I want to visit _________. (Greece/Grease)
12) I have to keep the pesky _______ (hair/hare) out of my vegetable garden.
13) The day is only ________ (hours/ours) old and already you are complaining.
14) The whole thing only cost one ________. (sent/cent)
15) The ________ (cereal/serial) number is 975437.
16) The bride looked beautiful as she came down the _________. (Isle/I´ll/Aisle)
17) I love the flavor of the ____________(Bury/Berry)
18) One lonely ________ (Aunt/Ant)emerged from his hole in the ground in December.
19) We ________ (ate/eight) dinner really late last evening.
20) Ask your question ___________ (Allowed/Aloud) if you want an answer.