9 Homophones -- Commonly confused words in English

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  • Marco Uscanga Olea
    Marco Uscanga Olea Месяц назад

    Hi Roney! This is very useful. I think that cents and scents in the plural form have a "t " sound at the end and that sense doesn't have that "t" sound at the end, however they're almost exactly alike. Best wishes

  • jonathan sanchez
    jonathan sanchez Месяц назад

    what about hair and her? please help

  • Markos Boussios
    Markos Boussios 3 месяца назад

    Sorry, but sense is pronounced without a "t" and can't be considered a homophone with the other two words, that is cents and scents!

  • hany ahmed
    hany ahmed 5 месяцев назад +2

    I love you Ronnie and your lessons are super beautiful and helpful thank you.

  • El Lise
    El Lise 6 месяцев назад +1

    im confuse. Do clothes and close are homophones? In Philippines they sound differently!

  • leizel supatan
    leizel supatan 6 месяцев назад

    thanks for your help!!!!!!!

  • nawel Bejaia
    nawel Bejaia 9 месяцев назад

    thank you

  • Antonio Maciel
    Antonio Maciel 11 месяцев назад

    cereal, serial, Syria???

  • AlphaBluehd
    AlphaBluehd Год назад

    What about heir?

  • onurbeiros
    onurbeiros Год назад +4

    Sense = cents? So in the word "sente" we pronunce it as if it was an "TS" at the end? Even if the letter "T" doesn't exist in this word?

  • Sternegarten
    Sternegarten Год назад

    Super useful! Thanks a lot!

  • Nguyễn Nhật Minh
    Nguyễn Nhật Minh Год назад

    thank you about your learn

  • Lucas Carvalho
    Lucas Carvalho Год назад +2

    Still steal steel

  • Đình Nam Phạm
    Đình Nam Phạm Год назад

    Thank you very much !!

  • Sher Baz Khan
    Sher Baz Khan Год назад +1

    Happy new year Ronnie. May god bless you and your loved ones.

  • Andrew Briggs
    Andrew Briggs Год назад

    Battery is also used in Britain

  • tgchan
    tgchan Год назад +2

    Cheque is a British word too. Clothes is not pronounced same as close (in British) + homonym and homophone are two different things...

  • JR M
    JR M 2 года назад +5

    mail and male

  • george
    george 2 года назад +2

    Very good! Don't understand why some people gave down vote.

    • adam boujouf
      adam boujouf 2 года назад

      +george maybe youtube do this

  • BRONKS Crispim
    BRONKS Crispim 2 года назад

    Hello Ronnie! What about "WAIT" and "WEIGHT" like... I was waiting for my sister while she was losing some weight on the treadmill... They are exactely the same, aren´t they? thks...

  • Liliana García-González
    Liliana García-González 2 года назад

    "Cheque" -Canadian and Spanish spelling and meaning is the same!! ;D

    • Love4you Now
      Love4you Now 11 месяцев назад

      and Romanian:)

    • Thiago Lopes
      Thiago Lopes 2 года назад

      It has the same spelling and meaning in Canadian English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. 

  • Serena Rodriguez
    Serena Rodriguez 2 года назад

    Can you see the sea?

  • Alma6est
    Alma6est 2 года назад +6

    i was always taught to pronounce "clothes" or any other word with "TH" with the tongue between the teeth. Is this technique correct?

    • Airduinec SI
      Airduinec SI 2 года назад

      +Alma6est yeah it is

    • Oliiva Croft
      Oliiva Croft 2 года назад

      well not really. because u you would be saying cloths instead of clothes...

  • Moataz Seada
    Moataz Seada 2 года назад +2

    [ Clothes, Clothe, cloths ]

    Welcome to English dilemma!
    Could anyone explain the difference between those 3 words, please ?!
    I was taught to pronounce clothes like there is no ( -he-) = clot.s !

  • acajudi100
    acajudi100 2 года назад

    Thank you so much!

  • acajudi100
    acajudi100 2 года назад

    homo means the same.

  • TyHound
    TyHound 2 года назад

    Cheque is also in England, where english originated from

  • TyHound
    TyHound 2 года назад

    What is a check mark?

  • Latasha Williams
    Latasha Williams 2 года назад

    Thank You I Have A Home phone Test On Friday Thanks (:

  • Matheus Vieira
    Matheus Vieira 2 года назад

    Thank you! I'm feeling like I've discovered the world with those information. Good job :)

  • slycordinator
    slycordinator 2 года назад

    For the people saying she's wrong that sense and cents are homophones, it depends on if you have an accent where the t is emphasized for not. Like, the word internet is often pronounced like "inner-net" in North America or even the word often can be pronounced as "off-en". Hence, why they sense and cents can be homophones.

    u2bMODERATOR 2 года назад +32

    Why six is afraid of seven? Because seven, ate, nine...hohohoho

  • MikesMyThrillerGuy
    MikesMyThrillerGuy 3 года назад

    OK I am very bad at homophones, so just bare with me. Ok I'm 23 and never liked school but passed high school. I was never good at math,spelling,or reading big words. Most likely I'm not going back to school because I already passed high school. School never was my thing. I always needed help with homework and it got so bad with math that my mom had to do it for me and I just copied it but I knew I wasn't going to use algebra and going to a tutored wasn't going well because I never could process what was going on. It was bad for me, school was not my thing. Homophones are almost just as bad, I forget about the words being used in certain subjects.      I type some words  and I type wrong so the keyboard underlines a red line under the word I type if spelled wrong. I would always get so confused with homophones, I don't know why we can't just use the one word like it is 3 there/their/they're, wish we could just have one. I sometimes wonder how can people remember all those different words that sound the same and remember how to use them right. It's hard for me. I watched this video and forgot it. I tried to get it though.

  • Fernando Silva
    Fernando Silva 3 года назад

    And what about ate = eight = hate
    Is that correct Ronnie?

    • u2bMODERATOR
      u2bMODERATOR 2 года назад

      Bom, como acho que vc é Brasileiro, vou explicar a pronúncia de forma aportuguesada. Ate e eight = eit. Já o Hate, pronuncia-se reit. 

  • z/d amanu
    z/d amanu 3 года назад

    Ronnie thanks

  • Mr Jayhawker
    Mr Jayhawker 3 года назад

    Amazing video and lesson, Ronnie! Btw it's /kləʊðz/ (clothes), /kləʊs/ (close) as an adj. and /kləʊz/ (to close) as a verb. Nobody really knows it but they are no homophones at all! Three different pronunciations! Check that out :) 
    I've been studying languages, linguistics, sociolinguistics and interpreting skills (kinda heavy, I know). Bye ;)

  • John Doe
    John Doe 3 года назад +2

    I'm also from Canada!!! Good English!!! =)

  • meisum naveed
    meisum naveed 3 года назад

    bad teacher Alex is better

  • Vladimir Kishlaly
    Vladimir Kishlaly 3 года назад +1

    That porky teacher speaks like for stupid fcktards... Emma is the best!

    • Vladimir Kishlaly
      Vladimir Kishlaly 3 года назад

      Afraid of terrorists, tiny sheeps? Alah akbar :)))

    • Tyler
      Tyler 3 года назад

      shut up with that dirty terrorist language you speak

    • Ulquiorra Schiffer
      Ulquiorra Schiffer 3 года назад

      +Vladimir Kishlaly If you don't want to watch her videos, just don't say shit about it.

    • Vladimir Kishlaly
      Vladimir Kishlaly 3 года назад

      Иди нахуй, человече. Быстро иди

    • Tyler
      Tyler 3 года назад

      she is trying to help you speak better English you piece of sh*&. Klishlaly what the f**k kind of fresh off the boat name is that

  • Tiago Silva
    Tiago Silva 3 года назад

    ronnie ronnie

  • vladcain
    vladcain 3 года назад

    and what about choose and shoes is the same pronunciation ?

    • vladcain
      vladcain 3 года назад

      thank you so much :D 

    • TopCuber
      TopCuber 3 года назад

      +vladcain Choose is like in "CHavez", and shoes is like basque "x". (or German sch, Romanian ş, French ch)
      You cannot hear a difference because your language doesn't make a difference between these two. If you speak a lot of English you will soon hear it :D

    • vladcain
      vladcain 3 года назад


    • TopCuber
      TopCuber 3 года назад

      No, I can explain the difference if you tell me what languages you speak.

  • JOSÉ ALVES de Oliveira
    JOSÉ ALVES de Oliveira 3 года назад

    Dear teacher,
    Are bare and bear homophones?
    Congratulations for your video and thanks!

    • Tyler
      Tyler 3 года назад

      yes and bare also has several meaning such as "bare skin" and "too much to bare"

    • meisum naveed
      meisum naveed 3 года назад


  • bragegard wikmark
    bragegard wikmark 3 года назад

    thenk you with my homework lol i love learning from you

  • Ulquiorra Schiffer
    Ulquiorra Schiffer 3 года назад

    Hello mam Ronnie. I find your videos very interesting. I want to learn english step by step? Where should i begin?Thank you mam, I'm from Philippines.

  • Thuc Lam Hoang
    Thuc Lam Hoang 3 года назад

    Ronnie... You're so cool and i'm falling in love with your lessons... I watch them all the time (y) ;-)

  • Ninadop
    Ninadop 3 года назад

    Ronnie you're so funny:-)

  • OH oh
    OH oh 3 года назад

    Thank so much

  • Kathy K
    Kathy K 3 года назад

    Yes I do, Ronnie. You have a pretty good sense.

  • 0k0k0k0
    0k0k0k0 3 года назад

    Useful and interesting!

  • programmer1905
    programmer1905 3 года назад

    i thought "HOMOPHONES" was a community of gay cellphones =P

  • xoch Akuti
    xoch Akuti 3 года назад

    yupppp very helpful.

  • Hari Prasad Paudel
    Hari Prasad Paudel 3 года назад

    Useful to learners .................

  • Doeurng Chhun Eang
    Doeurng Chhun Eang 3 года назад

    Very good. I like that.

  • Davidian Lechowski Iglesias
    Davidian Lechowski Iglesias 4 года назад

    Hi! "cheque" also exist as the same meaning in Spain.

  • mynameisnotcaboodle
    mynameisnotcaboodle 4 года назад

    No, in England, a cell is a part of a battery

  • mynameisnotcaboodle
    mynameisnotcaboodle 4 года назад

    We British people also use cheques

  • leonidas kyrtatas
    leonidas kyrtatas 4 года назад

    how about "no" and "know"? they are homophones aren't they?

  • ben hamouda Riadh
    ben hamouda Riadh 4 года назад

    hi Ronni ! i am tunisian ! you are so interesting teacher ! i like your style of teaching mmmm you pass the infor
    mation so easy to understand for anybody! God bless you ! hope that you can help me to improve my knowlege in names of big familly ! for exemplethe name of the father of my wife in english hehe ? ... thanks a lot

  • carlos castilla
    carlos castilla 4 года назад

    Hello Ronni, I am Colombia (South América) so usefull Classes thanks a lot
    God Bless you

  • shsahid Jaf
    shsahid Jaf 4 года назад

    we all love u Ronnie
    im from iraq

  • banjaman123
    banjaman123 4 года назад

    Have any questions on english ask me (A naitive speaker of the queens english).

  • T***** A*******
    T***** A******* 4 года назад

    I like when you say this word "About"

  • bubbles51096
    bubbles51096 4 года назад

    I say clothes and close differently, I say the "th" sound it clothes

  • Rodolfo Donis
    Rodolfo Donis 4 года назад

    gracias,los videos y la forma de enseñanza ,se mira que se esmera la profesora.thanks for videos. The teacher its good.

  • Lyn Adversario
    Lyn Adversario 4 года назад

    we pronounce the clothes "klods" the close "klows"?

  • 77jcarva
    77jcarva 4 года назад

    Clothes and close are homophones??? Really? mmmmmmmmmmmm

  • Marcus Guilherme
    Marcus Guilherme 4 года назад

    Ronnie,thank you very much.GOD bless you.

  • carloscanada01
    carloscanada01 4 года назад

    I really love your classes! you have a special way to teach us. I am so glad that you guys from engvid have been help us with your knowledges, cos be a native speaker does not mean that you can teach the language, but u guys are doing that perfectly! (specially you who is my favorit!!!! Thx for all!!!!

    MAMINAKNOPKA 4 года назад


  • Ger Orrego
    Ger Orrego 4 года назад

    Thank you so much!!!!!!!

  • EnglishLessons4U - Learn English with Ronnie! [engVid]

    Though = "thow"
    Thought = thot
    Tough = tuff
    Through= threw
    Thorough - thur-row
    WOW!!! English is so strange and difficult! I hope that helps!

  • Ger Orrego
    Ger Orrego 4 года назад

    i need some help with: Though, Thought, Tough, Through, Thorough!!!

  • Argenis Aguilar
    Argenis Aguilar 4 года назад

    Excellet video, very usefull, thank you very much

  • Paul Brown
    Paul Brown 4 года назад

    A joke for this video:
    Joke: Why does Captain Crunch like older computers?
    A: Because they have a Serial Port!

  • Migueloncho 333
    Migueloncho 333 4 года назад

    the english is litle dificult understand the sound phonetics is confused so much worlds diferent than spanish my mother language but i like when understand you

  • rinku bhullar
    rinku bhullar 4 года назад

    you are a very good teacher

  • 6koko3
    6koko3 4 года назад

    Veru good explanation thanks a lot!

  • Hồ Chí Minh phản động
    Hồ Chí Minh phản động 4 года назад

    Thank you very much

  • dgdhqgdyukqud
    dgdhqgdyukqud 4 года назад

    A bite of the byte (the word of byte exists since commmmmmm-puters exist)
    I hear here because I ate eight bites of byte, so check it out Czechs that I have a sense that it'll be not cents on my cheques even if my cell sells myself. I'm gonna close with clothes my body now, my computer have a serial doesn't have any scents of cereal.

    Some choose some words and some chews on some words. Get the set of picture?

  • dgdhqgdyukqud
    dgdhqgdyukqud 4 года назад

    I like to use brackets if I have a set of conclusion, which is (not that) important.

  • dgdhqgdyukqud
    dgdhqgdyukqud 4 года назад

    Do you like math Ronney? No??!! Ah okey...

    There are mathematical sets for the words as well. Set of A includes (byte, hear, ate) set of B includes (bite, here, eight). A n B (intersection of two sets) words include like (well, gay) however A can be a symmetric difference of set of B and set of B can be a symmetric difference of set of A, but people confuses it with set of A is a subset of B, so B can be a subset of set A, because set of A is included in set of B.

  • SheepGirl
    SheepGirl 4 года назад

    Sen-sei? and kents? lol

  • 22um2
    22um2 4 года назад

    Great, fun and very usefull lesson for us : french people. TY

  • rana argoun
    rana argoun 5 лет назад

    i'm not sure ,, does really sense sounds like cents ?? but sense does not have a T and also i always hear it in movies , as sense without T like " he have a sixth sense " i hear it without T , so does "sense " sound like "sense" or "sentse" ??

  • EnglishLessons4U - Learn English with Ronnie! [engVid]

    When you make the THR sound, your tongue goes out then comes in quickly, like a lizard! If people say "tree" instead of three it maybe because they are Irish???? Or have an accent!
    Months is like "mun-s" and clothes is exactly the same as "close"!
    Thanks for watching and best of luck!

  • MrArtistooo
    MrArtistooo 5 лет назад

    she is great teacher !!!thank youuuuuuuu so much

  • Lunar Blossom
    Lunar Blossom 5 лет назад

    omg that was priceless lol I never heard that before and i love it, I'm gonna use it whenever homophones come up, which is...never. unless your in english class I suppose.

  • Hiền Nguyễn
    Hiền Nguyễn 5 лет назад

    So awesome!!!

  • Kara Mason
    Kara Mason 5 лет назад

    She clearly just doesn't pronounce her T's very well.

  • Kara Mason
    Kara Mason 5 лет назад

    Ikr! I don't get where she got that idea from.. :/

  • Katy Elliott
    Katy Elliott 5 лет назад

    I'm British and we rarely say cell for battery. We say battery.

  • kritvids
    kritvids 5 лет назад

    Thank you!

  • Conway79
    Conway79 5 лет назад

    As others have said, 'clothes' and 'close' aren't homophones, and neither are 'sense' and 'cents'. Maybe in very quick speech they sound the same and you wouldn't hear the 'th' in 'clothes' or the 't' in 'cents', but they should be pronounced nonetheless.

  • junLVlun
    junLVlun 5 лет назад

    maybe because of after "cloth" has "s", so its changed the pronunciation n same pronoun with close?

  • grrarghh1
    grrarghh1 5 лет назад

    @flyxawayxxx - In the UK it would be wrong to leave the 'th' in clothes and have it as a homophone of close. Admittedly, the 'th' is very slight, but it's there nonetheless.

  • grrarghh1
    grrarghh1 5 лет назад

    @funkyfawz - I'm Scottish and English is my first language. Clothes and close are not homophones. Cents and sense are not homophones. If you've been taught otherwise, then I'm afraid you've been taught incorrectly.

  • Neiva115
    Neiva115 5 лет назад

    I loved his class. Thank you.

  • An Fear Feasa
    An Fear Feasa 5 лет назад

    "Cheque" Is the way it's spelt in England and Ireland, so cheque" is not a 'very Canadian word'

  • Saurabh Mani
    Saurabh Mani 5 лет назад

    yes and of course i enjoyed i wish i had a teacher like u.u rock bye

  • sweiland75
    sweiland75 5 лет назад

    I think everyone needs to see this video. If there is one thing that I have learned online, it is that a lot of people, whose first language I am sure is English, confuse different homophones like there, their and they're.