Commonly Confused Words in English


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Which sentence uses the word 'accept' correctly?

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1. All of the following are examples of nonwords EXCEPT _____.

2. Which sentence correctly uses to, too, or two?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you identify English words that are commonly mixed up. Some of the word groups and pairs you'll be assessed on include to, too and two; and accept and except.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on your ability to identify:

  • The correct use of the word 'accept'
  • Nonwords
  • The correct use of to, too and two
  • The correct use of their, there and they're
  • The correct use of your, yore and you're

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about commonly misused words in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding frequently confused words
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the correct usage of these words

Additional Learning

To learn more about commonly misused words, review the accompanying lesson on English Words That Are Frequently Confused. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about confusing pairs of words
  • Learn about confusing groups of words
  • Understand common nonwords