Notorious Confusables

confusingSome English words are just so darn confusing that it takes a lot of practice before you start getting them right every time.  Knowing when to correctly use words like except or accept;  lie or lay;  and its or it’s can be difficult even for the native speaker.  The only way you will improve upon these notorious confusables is to practice using them on a regular basis, so here are several useful quizzes you can take to brush up on these difficult words.

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cgi-shl/quiz.pl/confusibles.htm

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/notorious_pairs.htm

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/notorious_pairs2.htm

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cgi-shl/quiz.pl/its_there_quiz.htm

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cgi-shl/quiz.pl/lie_lay_quiz.htm

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/affect_except_options.htm

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