Unit 25-26H -
Homophones for Unit 25 er, or, ar, our, re, a
and Unit 26 le, al, el

Spelling HomophonesSpelling homophones...
...the words the computer spellchecker will not spot

This unit tests you on homophones with the sounds you hear in these words:

1. The schwa sound at the end of a word, for example:

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as in comput or as in monitor ar as in calendar

2. The schwa sound before l , for example:

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le as in eagle al as in oval el as in camel

If you would like to review the homophones, go back to
Unit 25 page 14 for the er or ar our re a words
Unit 26 page 9 for the le al el words

Note: This test contains only those words which are the same in British and American spelling.

Test 1. Which of the bold words is correct?


Choose the correct word


Type the word here

He won his medal/meddle for great bravery.
Hot larva/lava flowed from the volcano.
To alter/altar your answer, cross it out.
I am standing for election to the council/counsel.
The two swordsmen fought a dual/duel.
People go to Las Vegas to gambol/gamble.
The traffic on the highway is stationery/stationary.
The principal/principle called a staff meeting.
The seller/cellar is infested by rats.
There's a new TV serial/cereal about crime.
We have complementary/complimentary tickets.
He's pulled a mussel/muscle in his leg.


 


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Unit 25-26H Homophones: Unit 25 er, or, ar, our, re, a and Unit 26 le, al, el
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