formally - formerly homophone practice by Q10p66Jm

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                 Formerly / Formally
                 'Formerly' means that it happened or existed before.

                          He had formerly worked in a bank before he came to work here,

                 'Formally' means done in the correct way, conventional way or officially.

                          Everyone was formally dressed at the official dinner for the queen.

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                 Write a sentence using ‘formally’




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Ww/L1.1 L2.1 Spell correctly words most often used at work, studies & daily life. Understand that spelling of homophones is related to meaning & grammar.
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                 Practice
                 Complete these sentences by choosing the correct word from the menu.

                 1. The keys to the new building were handed over by the mayor.


                 2. All the chairs had been Choose the correct word set out in neat rows.


                 3. Our new offices had Choose the correct word been a warehouse.


                 4. East and West Germany, which were Choose the correct word two
                 separate countries, are now one country.


                 5. I have seen him before but we have never been
                  Choose the correct word introduced.


                 6. What had Choose the correct word been their home was now a
                 smoking heap of rubble.


                 7. You will be Choose the correct word notified in due course about
                 your appointment.


                 8. He began doing the work although he had not
                  Choose the correct word been given the go-ahead.


                 9. We visited the Nuclear Power Station at Sellafields,
                  Choose the correct word known as Windscale.


                 10. Because the new government had seized power illegally, it was not
                       Choose the correct word recognised by any other country.




                                                      This resource kindly contributed by Gaye Noel g.noel@parklanecoll.ac.uk Park Lane College, Leeds.
Ww/L1.1 L2.1 Spell correctly words most often used at work, studies & daily life. Understand that spelling of homophones is related to meaning & grammar.
To use this worksheet. If you can’t see the drop down menus next to the shaded words select the Forms toolbar and lock the padlock. Use ‘print layout’.
                                                Sep 2006. To print your own copies of this document visit: http://www.skillsworkshop.org/



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                 Formerly / Formally

                 1. The keys to the new building were formally handed over by the
                 mayor.
                 2. All the chairs had been formally set out in neat rows.
                 3. Our new offices had formerly been a warehouse.
                 4. East and West Germany, which were formerly two separate
                 countries, are now one country.
                 5. I have seen him before but we have never been formally
                 introduced.
                 6. What had formerly been their home was now a smoking heap of
                 rubble.
                 7. You will be formally notified in due course about your
                 appointment.
                 8. He began doing the work although he had not formally been
                 given the go-ahead.
                 9. We visited the Nuclear Power Station at Sellafields, formerly
                 known as Windscale.
                 10. Because the new government had seized power illegally, it was
                 not formally recognised by any other country.




                                                      This resource kindly contributed by Gaye Noel g.noel@parklanecoll.ac.uk Park Lane College, Leeds.
Ww/L1.1 L2.1 Spell correctly words most often used at work, studies & daily life. Understand that spelling of homophones is related to meaning & grammar.
To use this worksheet. If you can’t see the drop down menus next to the shaded words select the Forms toolbar and lock the padlock. Use ‘print layout’.

								
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