Homophones – They’re over there in their car.
Homophones should be given special attention once students have been introduced to a broader range of vocabulary. Usually by the time students are intermediate learners they will have learned some of these commonly confused words. As in the example above “They’re over there in their car.
” it does not take advanced English lessons for students to encounter homophones. Homophones are the topic of this worksheet
which turns a classic game, dominos, into an ESL teaching tool. It is just one of the 26
available worksheets on this topic and an activity that students may enjoy.
Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings.
They may be spelled differently such as they’re
, and their
or spelled the same such as rose
which can be a noun referring to a flower or the past tense of the verb rise. Students often struggle with homophones so it is important to give them plenty of practice especially with ones that are commonly confused even by native speakers such as your and you’re.