More Common English Homographs

This week we’re going to cover an additional six commonly-used English homographs. Recall from our last lesson that homographs are words with identical spellings but different meanings and sometimes different pronunciations. The homographs we’ll be looking at this week are especially challenging because they have identical pronunciations. In other words, the differences in meaning are…

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Common English Homographs

In the previous two lessons we covered homophones, words with identical pronunciations but different spellings and different meanings.   Homographs, on the other hand, are words with identical spellings but different meanings and sometimes different pronunciations. While the distinction between homographs is usually obvious in spoken English, the difference in written English is often dependent…

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