Chapter 29

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  • Review chapter objectives.
  • Discuss words that sound alike and look alike-homonyms.
  • Share examples of homonyms.
  • Chapter 29

    1. 1. Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    2. 2. CHAPTER 29: WORDS THAT SOUND ALIKE/LOOK ALIKECopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    3. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 in yourwriting.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.

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