In English, there are certain word combinations that are used so often that we have a “shortcut” for them. We call this shortcut a contraction. In this video, you will learn how contractions are made and some of the main rules that apply to them.
For elementary students who could use more help with contractions and other sentence writing skills, this Time4Writing course may help:
Proper punctuation is one of the chief ways a writer uses to get […]
The simplest type of sentence is called a “simple sentence.” It must have a subject and a predicate, […]
The 15th president of the United States, James Buchanan, is notable for all […]