Find articles to help clear up some common mistakes when using the English language.
Affect Versus EffectView Worksheet
Learn how to use the words ‘effect’ and ‘affect’ correctly in different contexts by reading a few examples and remembering some easy tips.
Further versus FartherView Worksheet
Learn the proper way to use the troublesome words ‘further’ and ‘farther’ by identifying and remembering the contextual connotations of each.
Insure versus Ensure versus Assure View Worksheet
Learn how to use commonly confused words such as ‘assure’, ‘insure’ and ‘ensure’ correctly and prevent mistakes spell checkers can’t detect.
Then Versus Than View Worksheet
Learn how to distinguish the difference between the words ‘then’ and ‘than’ and how to use them correctly in a sentence.
Moot Versus Mute View Worksheet
Avoid embarrassing grammar mistakes when you learn that ‘moot’ means irrelevant and ‘mute’ means unable to speak or make noise.
Advise Versus Advice View Worksheet
Learn the difference between ‘advise’ and ‘advice.’ You offer advice (i.e., your opinion); and if you advise, you give guidance to someone.
Their Versus There Versus They’re View Worksheet
Discover how to use ‘their,’ ‘there’ and ‘they’re,’ and improve your writing by learning how to determine which word is appropriate in a given circumstance.
Desert Versus DessertView Worksheet
Distinguish between “desert” and “dessert” by using the correct spelling for the appropriate meaning to protect your credibility as a writer.
Sit Versus SatView Worksheet
Learn how to identify whether using “sit” or “set” is correct by looking at the definition of the verb and the function it performs.
i.e. Versus e.g.View Worksheet
Learn the literal meanings of “e.g.” and “i.e.,” when to use these abbreviations, and discover a few tips to guide your usage of them.
Lend Versus BorrowView Worksheet
Learn how to distinguish the difference between “lend” and “borrow,” how to use the words properly and how to determine which is correct.
Amount Versus NumberView Worksheet
Learn about amount vs. number, including the difference between countable and mass nouns and when to use each word.