I was reading a post from a Facebook page Learn English, and suddenly I got the idea to note down each new English words or grammatical rules in my blog that we all need to know for learning English. Hopefully this post will also help others to learn English.
# Learning -01: homophones
Homophones are words that sound the same but have a different meaning and spelling.
knew – new
throne – thrown
whole – hole
bored – board
hour – our
# Learning -02: while versus during
‘During’ is a preposition which is used before a noun (during + noun) and it says when something happens.
No one spoke a word during the meeting.
‘While’ is a conjunction that is used to talk about two things that are happening at the same time and is used with a subject and a verb (while + subject + verb).
A dolphin appeared, while we were watching the whales.