COMMONLY CONFUSED WORDS #08: Actual and Actually

COMMONLY CONFUSED WORDS #08: Actual and Actually

Actual(Adj) and Actually(Adv) 
They are both used to correct mistakes and misunderstanding or when we say something unexpected or surprising. 

Actual means 'real'. 
- His actual age is 40 years. 
- Her actual name is Lily. 

Actually means 'really' or 'in fact'. 
- Actually, his is 40 years old. 
- Actually, her real name is Lily. 

Emmanuel Kachele

Emmanuel Kachele is a founder and Blogger of KACHELE ONLINE Blog, an educational blog where 'O' Level English - 'OLE', 'A' Level English (ALE) and other related teaching and life skills are shared extensively. This is an online center for all Tanzanian Secondary School English Language students and teachers (Forms I-VI) and all interested English Language learners and teachers worldwide.

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