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The eight most confusing words in English

The 8 Most Confusing Words in English (User page)

In each section there will be two sentences. For the 1st sentence there are 2 options which will you will hear and NOT see. Choose the correct sentence, A or B.

 

In the 2nd sentence there are 2 options which you will hear and NOT see. Choose the incorrect sentence, A or B.

 

Then you will see the written sentence. Choose which word is incorrect and correct it.

The sentence will be repeated again with the correct pronunciation.

                                 

 

       Click A or B        Click A or B

 

   Words Listen

Sentence 1

Correct?  A / B

Listen

Sentence 2

Incorrect? A / B

Written sentence

Correct the incorrect word

Listen again

Add correct

word

dessert A. I love Baklava, it’s a delicious dessert.
desert B. I love Baklava, it’s a delicious desert.
 
except A. I except your apology.
accept B. I accept your apology.
 
there A. Do you know that girl over there?
their B. Do you know that girl over their?
 
principle A. The principle was very angry with the student.
principal B. The principal was very angry with the student.
 
advice A. I advice you not to talk back to the teacher
advise B. I advise you not to talk back to the teacher
 
effect A. The effect of the drought in Africa is terrible.
affect B. The affect of the drought in Africa is terrible.
 
personal A. Please fill in your personal details on the application form.
personnel B. Please fill in your personnel details on the application form.
 
assure A. I assure you that all will be OK.
ensure B. I ensure you that all will be OK.