Besides, except and apart from

/ bɪˈsʌɪdz ɪkˈsɛpt ənd əˈpɑːt frɒm /

Besides, except and apart from sometimes made confusion and question where to use or how to use.

 

Besides usually make additional point to something.

Example

Besides Rock and Roll music, I also like Punk Rock music.
Besides PHP, we have to learn HTML and CSS.

 

Except is used when something need to be prevent from being included.

Example

He can play all musical instruments except the quitar.

 

Apart from on the other hand, can be used in both senses.

Apart from Rock and Roll music, I also like Punk Rock music.
He can play all musical instruments apart from the quitar.

Beside and besides

Beside  means ‘next to‘ something or ‘by‘ something it’s a meaning of beside. And beside is a preposition.   Examples I sat beside my beautiful wife. Who is that singer who was beside David on stage ?   Besides is similar to “as well as” and we can used to add new information to what […]

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Alternate and alternative

Alternative means - instead, something different. We will build an alternative project if these one don't work.

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