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What is the connection between a world-famous classical composer – and the thing you use to open a door?
The answer is that they are both pronounced in the same way! In British English, Handel, the German composer who lived in London in the 1700s, and door handle are pronounced in exactly the same way.
6 Minute Vocabulary is all about these words that sound the same, but are spelled differently and have different meanings. Homophones are a tricky feature of English that can be hard to learn.

 

 

6 Minute Vocabulary: Homophones Transcript Video

 

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