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  • Review chapter objectives.
  • Discuss words that sound alike and look alike-homonyms.
  • Share examples of homonyms.
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    • 1. Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 2. CHAPTER 29: WORDS THAT SOUND ALIKE/LOOK ALIKECopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 3. CHAPTER OUTLINE AND LEARNING OBJECTIVESIn this chapter, you will learn to: distinguish between common sound-alike and look- alike words and incorporate such distinctions in your writing.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 4. WORDS THAT SOUND ALIKE/LOOK ALIKE Words that sound alike or look alike (often called homonyms) can be confusing.  Some examples: a/an/and accept/except addition/edition advice/advise affect/effect allowed/aloudCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 5. MORE WORDS THAT SOUND ALIKE/LOOK ALIKE Examples  lead/led  lessen/lesson  loan/lone  pain/pane  pair/pear  passed/past  peace/piece  plain/planeCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 6. WHICH SENTENCE IS CORRECT?A. Nancy wants to by a computer.B. My favorite serial is Frosted Flakes.C. Getting a bad grade will affect my GPA.D. Roses are beautiful flours.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 7. WHICH SENTENCE IS CORRECT?A. Nancy wants to by a computer.B. My favorite serial is Frosted Flakes.C. Getting a bad grade will affect my GPA.D. Roses are beautiful flours.distinguish between common sound-alike and look-alike words and incorporate such distinctions inyour writing.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 8. GAME TIME When do you use an in a sentence?
    • 9. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. acceptB. except
    • 10. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. additionB. edition
    • 11. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. adviceB. advise
    • 12. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. affectB. effect
    • 13. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. allowedB. aloud
    • 14. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. all readyB. already
    • 15. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. altarB. alter
    • 16. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. angelB. angle
    • 17. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. areB. our
    • 18. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. brakeB. break
    • 19. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. breathB. breathe
    • 20. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. capitalB. capitol
    • 21. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. cerealB. serial
    • 22. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. holeB. whole
    • 23. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. isleB. aisle
    • 24. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. itsB. it’s
    • 25. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. councilB. counsel
    • 26. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. decentB. descent
    • 27. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. desertB. dessert
    • 28. GAME TIMELISTEN TO THE SENTENCE AND CHOOSETHE RIGHT WORD!A. forthB. fourth

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