Advice vs. Advise; Practice vs. Practise | Confusing Words Worksheet For Class 4

Some words are pronounced the same but are spelt differently. They also serve different functions in a sentence. For example, advice is a noun whereas advise is a verb.

Hint: Words ending in -ce are usually nouns whereas those ending in -se are usually verbs.

You may also want to review the following lessons before doing this exercise.

How to identify nouns

How to identify verbs

Advice vs. Advise, Practice vs Practise, Licence vs. License

Fill in the blanks.

1. You should ………………….. cricket every day. (practice / practise)

2. You would be able to perform better if you had enough ……………………. (practice / practise)

3. The teacher ……………………… us to work hard. (adviced / advised)

4. I don’t want your ……………………. I know what to do. (advice / advise)

5. They …………………….. a training programme for the new employees. (deviced / devised)

6. A computer is a complex …………………… (device / devise)

7. You should renew your ……………………… before it expires. (licence / license)

8. That vendor is ……………………. to sell beverages on the campus. (licenced / licensed)

Answers

1. You should practise cricket every day.

2. You would be able to perform better if you had enough practice.

3. The teacher advised us to work hard.

4. I don’t want your advice. I know what to do.

5. They devised a training programme for the new employees.

6. A computer is a complex device.

7. You should renew your licence before it expires.

8. That vendor is licensed to sell beverages on the campus.

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