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    Celta Pre interview task

    Can anyone help with answering these questions?
    I have answered qustion 2,3, and 5. Can anyone check whether these answers are correct and please help with answering question 1 and 4?



    2.1 In English, there are many words that are pronounced in the same way, but the spelling is different, for example, ‘passed’ and ‘past’. These kinds of words are called homophones. Sometimes in written English, native speakers make a mistake by using a homophone incorrectly. For example: I past all of my exams.

    Correct the homophone mistakes in the following sentences:


    1. He kept a complete supply of chocolate hidden in the draws of his desk.
    2. The fence was only supported by two polls at either end of the field.
    polls-poles
    3. As a child I was never aloud to watch television more than two hours a day.
    aloud-allow
    4. At the border the guard waived us through.
    5. I was delighted to discover that I had been excepted to read history at Oxford.
    expected-accepted

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    Celta Pre interview task

    Can anyone help with answering these questions?
    I have answered qustion 2,3, and 5. Can anyone check whether these answers are correct and please help with answering question 1 and 4?



    2.1 In English, there are many words that are pronounced in the same way, but the spelling is different, for example, ‘passed’ and ‘past’. These kinds of words are called homophones. Sometimes in written English, native speakers make a mistake by using a homophone incorrectly. For example: I past all of my exams.

    Correct the homophone mistakes in the following sentences:


    1. He kept a complete supply of chocolate hidden in the draws of his desk.
    2. The fence was only supported by two polls at either end of the field.
    polls-poles
    3. As a child I was never aloud to watch television more than two hours a day.
    aloud-allow
    4. At the border the guard waived us through.
    5. I was delighted to discover that I had been excepted to read history at Oxford.
    expected-accepted


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    Help With Celta Pre Interview Test

    Can anyone help with answering these questions?
    I have answered question 2,3 and 5. Can anyone please check whether these answers are correct and help with answering question 1 and 4.
    Thank you

    2.1 In English, there are many words that are pronounced in the same way, but the spelling is different, for example, ‘passed’ and ‘past’. These kinds of words are called homophones. Sometimes in written English, native speakers make a mistake by using a homophone incorrectly. For example: I past all of my exams.
    Correct the homophone mistakes in the following sentences:

    1. He kept a complete supply of chocolate hidden in the draws of his desk.
    2. The fence was only supported by two polls at either end of the field.
    polls-poles
    3. As a child I was never aloud to watch television more than two hours a day.
    aloud-allow
    4. At the border the guard waived us through.
    5. I was delighted to discover that I had been excepted to read history at Oxford.
    excepted-accepted


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    1. He kept a complete supply of chocolate hidden in the draws (drawers) of his desk.
    2. The fence was only supported by two polls (poles) at either end of the field.
    3. As a child I was never aloud (allowed) to watch television more than two hours a day.
    4. At the border the guard waived (waved) us through.
    5. I was delighted to discover that I had been excepted (accepted) to read history at Oxford.


    Number 5) isn't really a homophone.


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    Re: Help With Celta Pre Interview Test

    Tell us what you think first; we can then comment.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Can anyone help with answering these questions?
    I have answered qustion 2,3, and 5. Can anyone check whether these answers are correct and please help with answering question 1 and 4?



    2.1 In English, there are many words that are pronounced in the same way, but the spelling is different, for example, ‘passed’ and ‘past’. These kinds of words are called homophones. Sometimes in written English, native speakers make a mistake by using a homophone incorrectly. For example: I past all of my exams.

    Correct the homophone mistakes in the following sentences:


    1. He kept a complete supply of chocolate hidden in the draws of his desk.
    2. The fence was only supported by two polls at either end of the field.
    polls-poles
    3. As a child I was never aloud to watch television more than two hours a day.
    aloud-allowed
    4. At the border the guard waived us through.
    5. I was delighted to discover that I had been excepted to read history at Oxford.
    expected-accepted
    ..


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    Re: Celta Pre interview task

    Duplicate post. See Tinalove, Celta Pre interview task


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    Triplicated - the poster must be absolutely desparate

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