Your handwriting is a bit messy and your teacher suggests that you need a bit more practise – or is that 'practice'? She would force you to copy out the phone book, however she dislikes afflicting pain on anyone – or is that 'inflicting'? You assure her in amicable – or should that be 'amiable'? - terms that you will try harder to write neatly. She sighs and declares that she hopes the extra effort will have a good effect – or is that 'affect'?
There are many similar-sounding words in the English language that are frequently mistaken for one another and used (or spelled) incorrectly. Here are worksheets which allow you to practise using 83 of these commonly-muddled terms properly. Samples, exercises and an answer key are included.
Use this book to refresh or improve your knowledge of the English language. Knowing how and when to use potentially confusing words will help you to speak and write well!