Commonly misused words


Strangely enough, non-native English speakers seldom have chronic problems with these. If it does come up, it comes up once or twice and never again. Native English speakers are the ones with habitual problems with these words – probably from learning them incorrectly or constantly seeing them being incorrectly used.

Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

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  1. I need to try to remember the difference between ‘Affect’ and ‘Effect’ but I’m rubbish at the rules of English Language!

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