Desert vs Dessert | Ask Linda! | English Grammar
In this video Linda breaks down the difference between “desert” and “dessert”.
This is another set of words that are commonly confused in English.
Let’s break it down:
“Desert” spelled with one S describes a waterless, empty area. When used
Crossing that desert is dangerous.
Now, “dessert” spelled with double S is a noun and describes the sweet course usually served at the end of a meal.
A good example would be:
I had some ice-cream for dessert today.
So keep in mind the different pronunciation and meanings when using at “desert” and “dessert”.
That’s it for today. See you next time!