|Homophones from this section:
If you confuse these words the computer spellchecker will not spot your mistake - so it is especially important to learn them.
|queue - people standing in line
a) a signal or a hint
b) long rod for playing pool or snooker.
|There's a long queue for the best
a) The actor was given his cue.
b) Hit the ball with the cue.
|quiet and quite
These two words are not strictly homophones: quite has one syllable, quiet has two. However, they are often confused - and the computer spellchecker will not spot your mistake. Make quite sure you are quite certain which is which:
b) More or less, partly
quiet - Not noisy
a) You are quite right.
b) He's quite good-looking.
Please be quiet, I'm trying to rest.
Try this higher level test of qu words. Read the clues and find
the 3 syllables needed to spell each word:
|1st syllable||2nd syllable||3rd syllable|
this work and go on to the next part of this unit:
-que on the end