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Grade 7 English
1.6 Common Mistakes in Word Usage - 1

Sometimes different words sound or look similar and hence they are often used incorrectly in writing. It is important to learn the differences among commonly confused words so that you can use them correctly in your writing.

Directions: Read the following commonly mistaken sets of words. Look up and write the definition of each word, and then write sentences using these words. As home work, find four more commonly mistaken sets of words and write their definitions and correct usage.

  • Rebut/Refute

  • Accept/Except

  • Prescribe/Proscribe

  • Fearful/Fearsome

  • Prophecy/Prophesy

  • Advice/Advise

  • Collaborate/Corroborate

  • Refrain/Restrain

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