Using Troublesome Words Correctly


Students have practice in choosing the correct verb from among several confusing verb pairs, such as lie and lay, rise and raise, and sit and set. Other words that are troublesome because of their similarity in meaning or spelling are examined as well. 

What you can expect to learn

  • Choose the correct verb from among troublesome verb pairs. 
  • Choose the correct word from among word pairs that are difficult because of similar pronunciations, spellings, or meanings. 
Activity List
  • Troublesome Verbs
  • Other Troublesome Words