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Sound alike words, also known as homophones, cause confusion. Here at VocabularySpellingCity.com, we want you to learn the correct spelling and meaning behind all of the sound alike words. VocabularySpellingCity provides you with "confusing words" vocabulary lists for you to practice with.

We all have made those mistakes when, for instance, your friend had a hoarse throat and you sent an email that said, "Tommy has a horse throat." Did you really mean that your friend has a horse in his throat? Of course not!

Most Commonly Confused
Sound Alike Word Lists
Words on List MatchIt Game Import
Most Commonly Confused Homophones - List 1 they're, their, there, to, too, two, its, it's Play MatchIt! Import

Elementary School
Sound Alike Word Lists
Words on List MatchIt Game Import
1st Grade Homophones - List 1 to, two, one, won, be, bee, in, inn, sun, son Play MatchIt! Import
1st Grade Homophones - List 2 for, four, see, sea, I, eye, meet, meat, ant, aunt Play MatchIt! Import
2nd Grade Homophones - List 1 toe, tow, week, weak, mane, main, tail, tale, our, hour Play MatchIt! Import
2nd Grade Homophones - List 2 bare, bear, so, sew, here, hear, dear, deer, grown, groan Play MatchIt! Import
3rd Grade Homophones - List 1 hare, hair, sail, sale, wait, weight, their, there, maid, made Play MatchIt! Import
3rd Grade Homophones - List 2 hole, whole, medal, metal, knight, night, fur, fir, right, write Play MatchIt! Import
3rd Grade Homophones - List 3 road, rode, piece, peace, cents, sense, ate, eight, threw, through Play MatchIt! Import
4th Grade Homophones - List 1 peak, peek, seam, seem, feat, feet, steal, steel, flea, flee Play MatchIt! Import
4th Grade Homophones - List 2 male, mail, pale, pail, days, daze, rays, raise, vane, vain, vein Play MatchIt! Import
4th Grade Homophones - List 3 pair, pare, pear, stair, stare, loan, lone, flour, flower, principle, principal Play MatchIt! Import
5th Grade Homophones - List 1 throne, thrown, doe, dough, clothes, close, waist, waste, brake, break Play MatchIt! Import
5th Grade Homophones - List 2 cent, scent, sent, wear, where, site, sight, cite, berry, bury Play MatchIt! Import
5th Grade Homophones - List 3 which, witch, pedal, peddle, bored, board, sweet, suite, creek, creak Play MatchIt! Import

Middle School
Sound Alike Word Lists
Words on List MatchIt Game Import
6th Grade Homophones - List 1 affect, effect, allowed, aloud, aisle, isle, I'll, patience, patients Play MatchIt! Import
6th Grade Homophones - List 2 weather, whether, accept, except, ceiling, sealing, hanger, hangar, alter, altar Play MatchIt! Import
7th Grade Homophones - List 1 vile, vial, wave, waive, addition, edition, horse, hoarse, manor, manner Play MatchIt! Import
7th Grade Homophones - List 2 sensor, censor, bizarre, bazaar, heel, heal, carrot, carat, miner, minor Play MatchIt! Import
8th Grade Homophones - List 1 sole, soul, rain, reign, rein, pause, paws, wail, whale, heard, herd Play MatchIt! Import
8th Grade Homophones - List 2 naval, navel, sheer, shear, air, heir, scene, seen, presence, presents Play MatchIt! Import

High School
Sound Alike Word Lists
Words on List MatchIt Game Import
9th Grade Homophones - List 1 cellar, seller, allusion, illusion, capital, capitol, symbol, cymbal, compliment, complement Play MatchIt! Import
9th Grade Homophones - List 2 boarder, border, council, counsel, genes, jeans, bridal, bridle, incite, insight Play MatchIt! Import
9th Grade Homophones - List 3 whine, wine, mall, maul, muscle, mussel, slay, sleigh, course, coarse Play MatchIt! Import
10th Grade Homophones - List 1 discreet, discrete, loot, lute, currant, current, profit, prophet, borough, burrow Play MatchIt! Import
10th Grade Homophones - List 2 carrot, karat, moose, mousse, ascent, assent, lessen, lesson, aid, aide Play MatchIt! Import
11th Grade Homophones - List 1 dual, duel, cereal, serial, idle, idol, faint, feint, wrote, rote Play MatchIt! Import
11th Grade Homophones - List 2 baron, barren, birth, berth, knead, need, mantle, mantel, leased, least Play MatchIt! Import
12th Grade Homophones - List 1 colonel, kernel, palette, pallet, palate, morning, mourning, canvas, canvass, gorilla, guerilla Play MatchIt! Import
*To import a sample list you must log in to your account before selecting the "Import" link.

Practice makes perfect and with VocabularySpellingCity.com, practicing the correct use of homophones is fun and easy!

Did you know that you can import these or any lists into your own List Management? Simply follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your account
  2. Go to Find A List page and search for list
  3. Click Import to the right of the list name
  4. That list will now appear on your Homepage and in List Management, where you can edit the list.

How about the infamous words - there, their and they're? Do you know how to correctly use each word? Sound alike words are not there to trick you, so VocabularySpellingCity.com allows you to learn the proper meaning and spelling of each. Here are some sentences using them correctly:

The spelling books are over there on the floor.

The storm's wind gust blew away their outside toys.

I haven't heard from my cousins yet and wonder if they're coming to my party.

 
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