Getting It Write
In our continuing series focusing on effective writing,
we examine common grammar mistakes. Words that sound alike, but are
spelled differently, can be confusing. This error is more significant than
a simple spelling mistake. Your reader may also misunderstand your
meaning. While preparing for your next newsletter, consider this common
Proper use of advise and advice
often confuse people. Because they sound the same, it can be hard to remember
which form is correct.
Remember This Rule
Advise is a verb. Advice is a
noun. To keep them straight, use them as they are in this example:
My mother loves to advise her friends. She
gives them good advice.