Homograph: Definition & Examples


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A homograph is a(n)...

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1. What problems can a homograph present?

2. Homographs are spelled and pronounced identically.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The homograph is an important concept to know in the study of language, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its meaning and characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on various aspects of homographs, including:

  • The definition of homograph
  • The problems homographs can pose
  • The spelling and pronunciation of homographs
  • The root meaning of homograph

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define homograph
  • Distinguishing differences - ensure you can differentiate between similarities that are and aren't seen in homographs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the potential problems posed by homographs

Additional Learning

To learn more about homographs and language, review the accompanying lesson Homograph: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define homograph
  • Understand the potential problems of homographs
  • Familiarize yourself with a list of common homographs