Tip 2 – Grammar tips for writers – words that are easy to mix up – Effect and Affect.
Effect – This word is a noun (to cause a result) or a verb (when it means to make something happen). For example when used as a noun: The difference in her after she became a teacher had a good effect on her life.
For example when used as a verb: The Scientist hoped he could effect an outcome for the experiment.
Affect – This word is a verb (to influence). For example: How well will this blog post affect my understanding of these words?