Would you like to know the difference between
- start & begin
- close & shut
- end & finish
- listen & hear?
Find out here.
And go here for a superb bank of confusing words that you can watch, listen and read on videos on YouTube.
The advice that comes with learning confusing words is not just to learn the rules, but also to see lots of examples of HOW the words are used, and then, of course, to start using them yourself. I’ll begin by saying how often I see the word ‘close’ instead of ‘closed‘ on shop doors here in Japan! I’ll finish by writing
I’m sure you can do much better with your examples! Please share them with me.