Mastering the English Language Series A lesson in the proper use of the English language
About the series:The Mastering the English Language Series is thepremiere learning series on language instruction.Through quality, professionalism, precision, andclarity, the series provides complete and comprehensivelanguage instruction.
HomophonesIts important to note, that in the English language,many words sound the same, but may have a differentspelling, pronunciation, and meaning, witch effectsthere proper use.These words are referred too ass Homophones.
Types of Homophones: •Oronyms •Homographs •Homonyms
Oronyms:Homophones involving multiple words or phrases.Example:Uranus vs. Your anus
Homographs:Sharing the same spelling, but having differentpronunciations and meanings.Example:Herbert is an old, disgusting, creepy pervert.vs.Breast enhancement surgery can pervert reality.
Homonyms:Sharing the same spelling and the same pronunciation,but have different meanings.Example:I just pooped. vs. I’m just pooped.
Mastering the English Language SeriesNext in the series:Module 7:Using language with class, avoiding inappropriatecontext, and articulating without offensiveterminology.