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    Category: Words that are often confused

    Felt vs fell

    24th September, 2013

    fall in loveWhy can’t I say “At the end of the movie, she felt in love with him…”?

    I must have heard students misuse this word hundreds of times. These two words look and sound similar and often get mixed up by learners when they speak.  But fell and felt come from different base verbs….



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    Most vs almost: Why not: “Almost people like pop music”?

    22nd August, 2013

    I often hear students misusing the word “almost”

    … they say things like: “Almost Koreans like eating kimchi.” Or “Almost people like pop music” :-/  “But why is that wrong…?”  I hear some of you ask… (more…)

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