Frequently-Confused Words: Homophones
Homophones are words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings. For example, principle and principal are homophones: they are pronounced the same, but the first is a rule and the second is the person who runs a school. The English language has a lot of crazy and creative spelling in it, so there are homophones everywhere. To succeed on your test, you must be able to identify the right word for the sentence. We have put together a series of quizzes covering the most common homophones. Good luck!