Homophone cloze exercises for E3 Functional English & beyond - Set 2

Written specifically for the new reformed English content which expects secure homophone skills at much lower levels than previously. Covers 6 of the 22 homophone spellings required at E3 using differentiated sets of cloze exercises. 6 sets each with 12-15 questions / sentences plus detailed teaching notes and an appendix listing all E1, E2 & E3 spellings.

  • accept / except  
  • brake / break
  • he'll / heel / heal
  • groan / grown
  • male / mail
  • desert / dessert (with extra-extra-STRETCH!)

Skillsworkshop stretch (and challenge)  iconAll pages include "stretch" questions providing a challenge for higher level learners (and teachers!). For example: desert used as a verb, unusual uses of heel  and mail, break used a s a verb and a noun, and expressions such as 'just deserts', 'groaning under the weight of'.

A NEW Skillsworkshop English Classic - amended, adapted and updated from an original resource by Amanda Burgess (55 Homophone worksheets, May 2010)

An answer sheets (allowing learners to self-check) is available to site contributors only - see answer sheets page for more details.

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11 page PDF