Mastering confused words

In this lesson, we will build our confidence with commonly confused words and homophones that often cause misconceptions. We will look at examples such as practise/practice, their/they're/there and its/it's. We will try to master some of the rules to help you write with maximum accuracy.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is a counterargument?

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Q2.Link the rhetorical appeal "logos (the appeal to logic)" to the correct purpose

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Q3.Why might you consider the counterargument when writing persuasively?

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Q4.A question asked in order to create a dramatic effect or to make a point rather than to get an answer could be described as what?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is a counterargument?

1/4

Q2.Link the rhetorical appeal "logos (the appeal to logic)" to the correct purpose

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Q3.Why might you consider the counterargument when writing persuasively?

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Q4.A question asked in order to create a dramatic effect or to make a point rather than to get an answer could be described as what?

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Mastering confused words: Quiz

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Q1.It's or its? The chicken has escaped from _____ coop.

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Q2.It's or its? ____ nearly bedtime.

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Q3.It's or its? My family has _____ moments of madness..

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Q4.There, their or they're? I think I left my homework over _________.

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Q5.There, their or they're? I never read magazines when ___________ full of celebrity gossip.

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Q6.There, their or they're? My sisters have just made ___________ hundredth online video.

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Q7.Practice or practise? I need to get home to ____________ my spellings.

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Q8.Practice or practise? Do you have time to ____________ our lines for the play?

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Q9.Practice or practise? I am going to be late for football ______________.

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Q10.Affect or effect? Carbon dioxide emissions have a major _____________ on global warming.

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Q11.Affect or effect? When analysing language, you should think about the ___________ on the reader.

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Q12.Affect or effect? Have you ever thought about how your choices ___________ your future?

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Q13.Imply or infer? From his tone of voice, we can _________ that he was angry.

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Q14.Imply or infer? I used reassuring words to _________ that everything will be fine.

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Mastering confused words: Quiz

Thank you for your focus today. Complete the quiz below to check your understanding.

Q1.It's or its? The chicken has escaped from _____ coop.

1/14

Q2.It's or its? ____ nearly bedtime.

2/14

Q3.It's or its? My family has _____ moments of madness..

3/14

Q4.There, their or they're? I think I left my homework over _________.

4/14

Q5.There, their or they're? I never read magazines when ___________ full of celebrity gossip.

5/14

Q6.There, their or they're? My sisters have just made ___________ hundredth online video.

6/14

Q7.Practice or practise? I need to get home to ____________ my spellings.

7/14

Q8.Practice or practise? Do you have time to ____________ our lines for the play?

8/14

Q9.Practice or practise? I am going to be late for football ______________.

9/14

Q10.Affect or effect? Carbon dioxide emissions have a major _____________ on global warming.

10/14

Q11.Affect or effect? When analysing language, you should think about the ___________ on the reader.

11/14

Q12.Affect or effect? Have you ever thought about how your choices ___________ your future?

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Q13.Imply or infer? From his tone of voice, we can _________ that he was angry.

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Q14.Imply or infer? I used reassuring words to _________ that everything will be fine.

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Lesson summary: Mastering confused words

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