Homophonesare words that have the same pronunciation but completely different meanings. For example,
beesound exactly the same, but the first is a verb, and the second is the name of an insect. Because the pronunciation is identical, we rely on context and spelling to understand the word. The best way to remember homophones is to practice them. You’ve come to the right place! In this lesson, I will teach you 17 pairs of homophones. Each pair will have a verb, like
hire. And for each verb, there will be a homophone that means something completely different. Together, we will try to make funny word games, which we call “puns” or “dad jokes”. Watch the video and then share your best puns and dad jokes in the comments!