What are homophones?

The root of the word homo means same and the root of the word phone means sound.

Homophones are two words that sound the same but have different meanings such as 'break' meaning to separate into parts and 'brake' meaning to reduce speed.

Here are some more examples of homophones:





Let's see how well you can spot the correct spelling of these homophones! 


Choose the correct spelling.

grate / graate / gratte

The correct spelling is grate.