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two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e

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Knowing this witness is a homophone fan, we know then that SEIZE is the action we should take.
Many online checkers are unable to cope with syntax errors, homophones and unusual/colloquial/foreign language words.
Dodgy homophones aside, though, this series following high-end pawnbroker James Constantinou is proving endlessly entertaining.
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The book includes word lists, charts, lesson plans, and other tools for teachers, as well as basic discussions of word formation, homophones, vowels and consonants, and special cases.
Synonyms, homophones, antonyms, idioms, grammatical constructions, and verb tenses are different in children's dialogue, which adds complexity when designing a natural language interface for children's apps.
The application contains a graphic organiser, three dictionaries including a picture one, a facility to check for homophones (common spelling errors) and the ability to transfer text on screen to a sound file for playing on an MP3 player.
When tweens write in techspeak, they often use shortcuts, such as homophones, omissions of non-essential letters and initials, to quickly and efficiently compose a text message.
d , o sy e In Year 2: They will be taught contractions (I'm, isn't), homophones (their, s r, eege tasfesnt there, they're) and possessive apostrophes, as well as the spelling of words including fridge and thumb.
Especially with words which are exceptions to rules and homophones, an incorrect option may distract too well, confusing strong and weak spellers alike.
We will then look at some formal differences between constructed homophones and standard spellings, and then an effort will be made to update some existing theories of English spelling (Albrow 1972; Carney 1994) so that both standard spelling and constructed homophony can be studied within the one theoretical framework, mapping phonemes onto spelling units in an orthographically shallow manner.
The biggest weakness I've found with Dragon is its inability to always correctly tell the difference between homophones like 'once' and 'wants'.
Allow me to illustrate the difference between the homophones, principle and principal.
In cases of such homophones, or homophonic sequences, a sophisticated program will be able to draw on contextual clues and statistical information, and it is evident from other occurrences that the SR program indeed does operate in such a manner (see 6.
Even though some of them can spell relatively well, the homophones will catch them out.