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From Homographs to Homophones as we learn French

So what shall we do with all the new homophones? A few more brain teasers to conquer!  What is a homophone compared to a homograph?

Well, we know that a homograph is a word with the same spelling as another word yet has a different meaning. A homophone is a word with the same sound or pronunciation as another word, though has a different spelling and a different meaning. These can provide some serious brain twisting even for mother tongue speakers.

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