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Project In Grammar (SY 2007-2008)
Commonly Confused Words in English
Commonly Confused Words in English <ul><li>ACCEPT  vs  EXCEPT  vs  EXEMPT </li></ul><ul><li>ACCESS  vs  EXCESS </li></ul><...
Which is correct between the three sentences below? <ul><li>All the participants were here accept May. </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>I left all the access foods at the storage room. </li></ul><ul><li>I l...
Which of the two sentences is correct? <ul><li>Hopeless people need advises. </li></ul><ul><li>Hopeless people need advice...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>I have already visited   New York and Canada . </li></ul><ul><li>I hav...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>The altar is fully decorated with white flowers. </li></ul><ul><li>The...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>I want my house to be built beside the sea. </li></ul><ul><li>I want m...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>That lady bought fashionable clothes for an important event. </li></ul...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>Computers are electronic devices used to process data </li></ul><ul><l...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>There are more females than males. </li></ul><ul><li>There are more fe...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>It’s my pleasure to be awarded as the best actress of this year. </li>...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>A broadcaster  always reports the last news. </li></ul><ul><li>A broad...
Which is correct between the two sentences? LAY vs LIE <ul><li>To lie on the grass is his only choice to rest. </li></ul><...
Which is correct between the two sentences? MALE vs MASCULINE Male- (noun)gender of a man or an animal Example: The male s...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>Prize must always be indicated in any item in the store. </li></ul>PRI...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>Mr. Ramon’s lessons are quiet boring </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Ramon’s les...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>Blood is thicker than water. </li></ul><ul><li>Blood is thicker then w...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>Who’s not for us is against us. </li></ul><ul><li>Whose not for us is ...
Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>I’m hoping that your performance this grading period will improve. </l...
Thank you for spending your time listening in our discussion. We hope that you learned from this presentation.
Lyka Verania Prepared by: Alyanna Isabel Junio King Francis Sanchez
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  1. 1. Project In Grammar (SY 2007-2008)
  2. 2. Commonly Confused Words in English
  3. 3. Commonly Confused Words in English <ul><li>ACCEPT vs EXCEPT vs EXEMPT </li></ul><ul><li>ACCESS vs EXCESS </li></ul><ul><li>ADVICE vs ADVISE </li></ul><ul><li>ALL READY vs ALREADY </li></ul><ul><li>ALTAR vs ALTER </li></ul><ul><li>BESIDE vs BESIDES </li></ul><ul><li>CLOTHES vs CLOTHS </li></ul><ul><li>DEVICE vs DEVISE </li></ul><ul><li>FEMALE vs FEMININE </li></ul><ul><li>ITS vs IT’S </li></ul><ul><li>LAST vs LATEST </li></ul><ul><li>LAY vs LIE </li></ul><ul><li>MALE vs MASCULINE </li></ul><ul><li>PRICE vs PRIZE </li></ul><ul><li>QUITE vs QUIET </li></ul><ul><li>THAN vs THEN </li></ul><ul><li>WHO’S vs WHOSE </li></ul><ul><li>YOUR vs YOU”RE </li></ul>
  4. 4. Which is correct between the three sentences below? <ul><li>All the participants were here accept May. </li></ul><ul><li>All the participants were here except May. </li></ul><ul><li>All the participants were here exempt May. </li></ul>ACCEPT vs EXCEPT vs EXEMPT Accept - receive Example: She would not accept my proposal. Except- all but Example: I traveled the Asian countries except Malaysia. Exempt- excluded Example:He was exempt from this activity because of his ill health.
  5. 5. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>I left all the access foods at the storage room. </li></ul><ul><li>I left all the excess foods at the storage room. </li></ul>ACCESS vs EXCESS Access- admittance Example: There is a limited access in the minutes of the meeting. Excess- large amount than needed Example: The ABC Company has an excess capacity in their production of goods.
  6. 6. Which of the two sentences is correct? <ul><li>Hopeless people need advises. </li></ul><ul><li>Hopeless people need advices. </li></ul>ADVICE vs ADVISE Advice- recommendation, suggestion Example: The old woman’s advice solved the problem of the tribe. Advise- giving advise or recommendation Example: Ms. Perez advised her students not to leave the campus.
  7. 7. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>I have already visited New York and Canada . </li></ul><ul><li>I have all ready visited New York and Canada. </li></ul>ALL READY vs ALREADY All ready- completely prepared Example: We are all ready for the upcoming competition. Already- recently Example: I had already finished all my home works.
  8. 8. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>The altar is fully decorated with white flowers. </li></ul><ul><li>The alter is fully decorated with white flowers. </li></ul>ALTAR vs ALTER Altar- the platform inside the church Example: The presiding priest stands at the altar during mass. Alter- to change Example: Roxanne’s attitudes towards her mother had altered because of the influence of her peers.
  9. 9. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>I want my house to be built beside the sea. </li></ul><ul><li>I want my house to be built besides the sea. </li></ul>BESIDE vs BESIDES Beside- (preposition)at the side of, next to Example: I sit beside Miguel in the class. Besides- (adverb)as well Example: Besides that man, no one entered the haunted house.
  10. 10. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>That lady bought fashionable clothes for an important event. </li></ul><ul><li>That lady bought fashionable cloths for an important event. </li></ul>CLOTHES vs CLOTHS Clothes- Something you wear Example: Let me change my clothes first before we go. Cloths- pieces of materials used for cleaning and other Example: There are some cloths in the closet that you can use to clean the cabinet.
  11. 11. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>Computers are electronic devices used to process data </li></ul><ul><li>Computers are electronic devises used to process data. </li></ul>DEVICE vs DEVISE Device- a gadget Example: Telephone is a useful device for communication. Devise- to think of Example: The prisoners devised a plan to escape.
  12. 12. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>There are more females than males. </li></ul><ul><li>There are more feminine than males. </li></ul>FEMALE vs FEMININE Female- (noun)the gender of a woman or an animal Example: Females are aggressive during their puberty ages. Feminine- (adjective)describing a quality or type of behavior that is considered for a woman Example: Make-ups and foundations are feminine things.
  13. 13. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>It’s my pleasure to be awarded as the best actress of this year. </li></ul><ul><li>Its my pleasure to be awarded as the best actress of this year. </li></ul>ITS vs IT’S Its- used to show possession on things Example: Its color is blue. It’s- contraction of “it is” Example: It’s hard to let go of someone who have changed your life.
  14. 14. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>A broadcaster always reports the last news. </li></ul><ul><li>A broadcaster always reports the latest news. </li></ul>LAST vs LATEST Last- final Example: This will be the last trip to Davao. Latest- most recent or “new” Example: The author’s latest book is excellent.
  15. 15. Which is correct between the two sentences? LAY vs LIE <ul><li>To lie on the grass is his only choice to rest. </li></ul><ul><li>To lay on the grass is his only choice to rest. </li></ul>Lay – to put down flat Example: He laid his pencil down and listened to the teacher. Lie –to speak falsely Example: Some people lie to cover their sins.
  16. 16. Which is correct between the two sentences? MALE vs MASCULINE Male- (noun)gender of a man or an animal Example: The male students are faster to run than the female ones. Masculine- (adjective)describing the quality or type of behavior that is considered typical for a man. Example: She is very a masculine woman. <ul><li>Male pigs have more appetite than the female pigs. </li></ul><ul><li>Masculine pigs have more appetite than the female pigs </li></ul>
  17. 17. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>Prize must always be indicated in any item in the store. </li></ul>PRICE vs PRIZE Price - what you pay for something Example: The price of the sack of rice is expensive during summer. Prize - award Example: Paulo Pascual won a prize worth P 1,000,000.00. <ul><li>Price must always be indicated in any item in the store. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>Mr. Ramon’s lessons are quiet boring </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Ramon’s lessons are quite boring. </li></ul>QUITE vs QUIET Quite- (adverb)very, rather Example: The quiz that we took yesterday was quite difficult. Quiet- silent Example: Nhemuel is a quiet student before.
  19. 19. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>Blood is thicker than water. </li></ul><ul><li>Blood is thicker then water. </li></ul>THAN vs THEN Than- a word used to compare Example: Blue roses are more attractive than white roses. Then(used with if)- in that case Example: If it rains, then there will be no picnic.
  20. 20. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>Who’s not for us is against us. </li></ul><ul><li>Whose not for us is against us. </li></ul>WHO’S vs WHOSE Who’s- contraction of “who has” or “who is” Example: Who’s going on the stage to represent our group? Whose- possessive case of who Example: John, whose work got the prize, is the youngest in her class.
  21. 21. Which is correct between the two sentences? <ul><li>I’m hoping that your performance this grading period will improve. </li></ul><ul><li>I’m hoping that you’re performance this grading period will improve. </li></ul>YOUR vs YOU”RE Your- personal pronoun belonging to you Example: Your lipstick is extremely glossy. You’re- contraction of “you are” Example: You’re a perfect partner for me.
  22. 22. Thank you for spending your time listening in our discussion. We hope that you learned from this presentation.
  23. 23. Lyka Verania Prepared by: Alyanna Isabel Junio King Francis Sanchez

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