Wednesday, May 11, 2011

ECPE VOCABULARY ACTIVITY

Explain the difference between the two commonly confused words.

arise/ arouse, exceptional/ exceptionable, detterent/ detergent, reciprocate/ recapitulate, presence/ attendance, inflict/ impose, susceptible/ perceptible, viable/ vital, stipulate/ speculate, apprehensive/ comprehensive, imaginary/ imaginative, permissible/ permissive, implement/ supplement, compulsive/ compulsory, libel/ label, indignant/ indigenous, downright/ upright, revoke/ provoke, gratification/ gratitude, physicist/ physician, affinity/ infinity, obstruct/ abstract, laud/ fraud, predecessor/ successor, uphold/ withhold, except/ exempt, inexorable/ inevitable, possessed/ possessive, poignant/ poised, livelihood/ likelihood, nurture/ nature, impertinent/ not pertinent, infallible/ infamous, complication/ implication, complacent/ adjacent, fusion/ profusion, defer/ infer, insolvent/ insolent, diffident/ indifferent, illegible/ ineligible, perennial/ perceivable, precision/ incision, deluge/ divulge, considerate/ considerable, proponent/ opponent, repeal/ reveal, requisition/ inquisition, gush/ gust, shimmer/ simmer

2 comments:

  1. Hi there! I'm preparing my ECPE exam and everything is under control...except for the vocabulary section,it's quite difficult!! do you have any tip?
    Thanks, Victoria.

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  2. Revise, revise, revise! This is the first piece of advice I give to my students! Otherwise, it will be extremely difficult to retain all these tones of words! :-)

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