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Easily Confused Words: Amid vs. Arid

Amid and arid are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary but are possibly spelled wrong. 237 more words

Easily Confused Words

Easily Confused Words: Eek vs. Eke

Eek and eke are easily confused words. They are also homophones, which means they sound the same, but are spelled differently and have different meanings. 231 more words

Easily Confused Words

UNRESOLVED ESL ISSUE No.4: I’m not vs I amn’t?

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In this series of posts I’d like to raise a few ESL issues with you ESL teachers to find out your preference or your opinion. 104 more words

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Easily Confused Words: Sly vs. Sleigh

Sly and sleigh are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary but are possibly spelled wrong. 262 more words

Easily Confused Words

Easily Confused Words: Dew vs. Do

Dew and do are easily confused words. They are also homophones. This means they sound the same, but have different spellings, and different meanings.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. 210 more words

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Is just LEARNING to 'SPEAK' English only ENOUGH?

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There are a lot of people – particularly older people who have no desire to learn to read and write English, but understand that it would be handy if they could speak it more confidently. 250 more words

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Easily Confused Words: Peddling vs. Paddling

Peddling and paddling are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary but are possibly spelled wrong. 262 more words

Easily Confused Words