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Apostrophe 撇号

Apostrophe     撇号

   

 

The apostrophe is a small punctuation mark with a long name. 撇号是一个小标点符号,有一个很长的名字。

 

The apostrophe is used a lot in English. 在英语中很常见

 

The apostrophe     撇号     

 

These are different shapes or fonts of the apostrophe     撇号的不同形状/字体

 

 

Apostrophes in English serve two basic functions;     撇号有两个基本功能

1.) they show possession,     他们显示占有

2.) they indicate that letters have been removed from the original words forming a contraction.     他们表明这封信已经从原来的字中删除,形成收缩。

 

 

In the following examples, you will see examples of apostrophes being used for both purposes: possessives and contractions.

Brad's car    The car belongs to Brad.

 

Fei Fei's notebook 

 

Fei Fei's computer 

 

Alice's backpack 

 

You're learning English.  

 

Brad's teaching English.

 

She's learning English.

 

We're studying English together.

 

You're going to learn a lot 

 

You'll learn a lot. 


 

END OF DAY ONE LESSON    第一课结束

 


 

DAY TWO LESSON    第二天课

Read, listen to, say, and write the words in this chart.阅读,听,说,写这个图表中的单词。


 

Contractions 收缩 chart 图表     

Be (the present or present tense - 现在时)  Will (the future or future tense - 将来时态) 
I I'm   
I am  
I'll   
I will   
you you're  
you are  
you'll   
you will   
he he's  
he is  
he'll   
he will   
she she's  
she is  
she'll   
she will   
it it's
it is  
it'll   
it will   
we we're  
we are  
we'll 
we will 
they they're  
they are  
they'll 
they will