Homophones Homophones are words that sound the same but are spelt differently and have different meanings. e.g. to, too and two. The spelling of "rose" (past tense of "rise") and "rose" (the flower) appear in the same place in the dictionary. The goal of this concept is to simply to make communicators aware that the same sounding words are indefinite.
Activity 1 Choose the correct homophone to complete this sentence. (a) The boy put shampoo on his (hare/hair). (b) Mum put some (flower/flour) in the cake mix. (c) James didn't have a very good (nights/knights) sleep. (d) A rabbit is a bit like a (hare/hair). (e) Tony got chased by a large (bare/bear).
PPP Presentation by the teacher 1) Teaching homophones through Activities. 2) Using authentic materials like grammar Textbook (Haydn Richards pg.16/47) 3) Preparing a practice worksheet.
Practice 1)Class drilling 2) Textbook work 3) Worksheet 4) Word search activity.
Production 1) Oral quiz 2) Student and teacher’s interaction. 3) Feedback discussion on worksheet.
CHALLENGESSOLUTIONS 1)Students may not pick up new grammar context and vocabulary words e.g. ball/bawl Knead/need 2)Slow learners might not be able to spell homophones correctly. 3)Students’ at first will have difficulty in identifying the correct homophone on sound. 2)Class drilling and repetition will be done. 2) Practice worksheets will be given along with word search activity. 3) Sentence building will be integrated in the lesson.
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Activity 2 Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentences. (a) Lucy couldn't wait to (meet/meat) her friend. (b) Andrew (missed/mist) the bus. (c) The mouse got his (tale/tail) caught. (d) Glen has a long (wait/weight) for the bus. (e) The cat hurt its (pour/poor/paw). (f) The old man had no money, he was (pour/poor/paw). (g) "Could you (pour/poor/paw) the orange juice, please?" (h) Mark got a letter in the (mail/male).