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YOU THINK English IS EASY?!?

Let’s face it, ENGLISH is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant, nor ham
in hamburger; neither apple or pine in pineapple.

Further, let us take a look at the following sentences:

A. The Homonyms:

1. The bandage was wound around the wound.


2. We must polish the Polish furniture.
3. Since there is such time as the present, he thought it was time to present
his present .
4. The farm was used to produce, produce.
5. He could lead if he would get the lead out!

6. A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.

7. The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.

8. When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.

9. They were too close to the door to close it.

10. The wind was too strong to wind the sail.

11. How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend.

12. The buck does funny things when the does are around.

13. The insurance was invalid for the invalid.

14. There was a row among the oarsmen how to row.

15. The soldier decided to desert his dessert on the desert.

16. To help with the planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow the field.
17. A seamstress and sewer fell into the sewer line.

18. Upon seeing the tear on the painting, I shed a tear.

B. The Homophones:

1. The capitol building is usually found in the capital city.


2. The scent of the perfume you sent me last Christmas is not worth any cent.
3. Prince Wilma, the heir to the English throne was gasping for air while
swimming in the pool.
4. During the reign of King Carlos 1 of Spain, the rain does not fall mainly on the
plain; thus, if you go horseback-riding, you have to hold on tight to the rein so
you won’t fall down.
5. The Spanish throne was overthrown during the defeat of the Spanish Armada.

C. Add 10 more sentences, using either homonyms and homophones that you
are familiar with:

Now, let us open and exercise our human voice, through the Diaphragmatic-
Abdominal Breathing for the following Oral Exercises: