Contraction – is a shortened form of writing two words. An apostrophe (‘) is used to take the place of the omitted letter or letters.


These are a few of common examples shown. Read the paragraph below and familiarized the contractions used.

    Drie and Marcus are brothers. Drie has always been at the top of his
class. Marcus, who is younger than Drie, knows that he's an average student.
Just like hi brother, he'd like to be a doctor someday.
    "I can't afford to be lazy. I'll spend more time in my studies and give
my best in everything that I'll do," he often says.
    I won't be surprised if one day, he'll be a successful doctor.


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