2 Homonyms and Homophones Class : 7thEnglish Grammar
3 Overview What are Homophones ? Example of homonyms. What are Homonyms ?What are Homophones ?Example of homonyms.Example for Homophones.Difference between Homonyms and Homophones.
4 Read the following sentences : Please write your name on the right side of the paper.He threw the ball and it rolled through the mud. Is it fair that the bus fare is so expensive? Yesterday, She read the book with the red cover.Did You notices anything …??
5 Now read the underlined words only.. Please write your name on the right side of the paper.He threw the ball and it rolled through the mud. Is it fair that the bus fare is so expensive? Yesterday, She read the book with the red cover.These words have different spelling, different meaning but same pronunciation.
6 Homophones DIFFERENT spelling SAME pronunciation DIFFERENT meanings Words that have the same sounds, but different spellings and different meanings are called “Homophones”DIFFERENT spellingSAME pronunciationDIFFERENT meanings
7 For example: To / Too / Two To : I will go to the store. (Preposition) Too : Are you in that class too? (also)Two :There are two cows standing next to the fence. (number)Each of these words sound alike, but they are spelled differently and have different meanings:
9 Mail / Male Mail: letters/packages Male: boy/man The mail (letter) will arrive on Tuesday.Male: boy/manMale is the opposite of female.
10 HomonymsWords that have the exactly the same pronunciation and same spelling but different meanings are called “Homonyms”SAME spellingSAME pronunciationDIFFERENT meanings
11 For example: Row/ Row Row: use oars to move a boat I had to row the boat for three hours.Row: a line of objectsI see a row of wonderful students in front of me.They have the SAME SPELLING, SAME PRONUNCIATION, but DIFFERENT MEANINGS.
13 Long / Long Long: having great length This building has a very long hallway.I had to wait a long time in the dentist’s office.Long: to desire or yearn greatlyI have longed for this moment all of my life.I long for a piece of delicious chocolate.
14 REVIEW : Homonyms Homophones Pronunciation (Sound) Same Spelling DifferentMeaningExamplesRow; RowMail; Male
15 Another Way To Look At It: Homonyms: sound alike, spells alike (row/row)Homophones: sound alike (to/too/two)
16 QUIZHomonymsare words that have the same pronunciation, same spelling, but different meanings.
17 QUIZHomophones-are words that have exactly the same sounds, but different spellings and meanings.