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HOMONYMES
HOMONYMS

"Two words are homonyms
if they are pronounced or spelled the same way
but have different meanings."

(Webster's Online Dictionary)

 



(Updated on 23/02/2012)


 

 


Examples
- Pronunciation -
Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print -
Lesson plans
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Interactive games - Videos / Animations


Related pages :

Homophones

 

Examples :

  • A list of homonyms (avec définitions) - (cooper.com)
  • Puns and Other Word Play (BBC)
    Homographic Puns / Homophonic Puns / Double-Sound Puns / Ambigrams / Palindromes /
    Tom Swifty Puns / Spoonerisms / Oxymorons / Anagrams / Pangrams / Chiasmus /
    Tongue Twisters / Portmanteau Words / Redefinition Wordplay / Extended Puns /
    The Art of Humourous Puns / The Punishment of it All

 

Pronunciation :

  • Word Stress
    explanation - compound nouns -
    noun+noun compounds - phrasal verbs
    homographs (look-alikes)

    (soundsofenglish.org)

 

 

INTERACTIVE exercises :

  • Homonyms - 2 levels : easy / hard (funbrain.com)


  • Homonym Hunt Part 1 - A Gap-fill Exercise + Part 2 (qela.qc.ca)
    ex : "It sounds like 'pear'. Two things that go together is called a ..."


 

Exercises TO PRINT :

  • Homonyms - "Read the sentences carefully and then underline the homonyms." (rhlschool.com)

 

Lesson plans :

 

INTERACTIVE games :

  • Homonyms (crosswords) - Click on a number to see the clues (two definitions for each word) - (Ghislaine Wulles)

 

Videos / Animations :