Chalkboard Vocabulary Game: Divide class into two teams and give one person from each team a task to complete (i.e. Write the word "number" on the board) First one to complete the task gets a point for their team.
Below is a list of more than 250 words that speakers and writers of English often confuse. They are called false cognates because they sound or are written so similarly that they are often confused. Even if you are an excellent writer, you should read through this list; otherwise, how will you know if you are confusing any words? We will soon have a quiz that will help you check your knowledge of the most common false English cognates.