unit6 - it ' sn ' t. Will Would I'll I will I'd I would...

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Unit 6: SHORT FORMS When people speak, they usually make some words shorter. We can show this in writing with an apostrophe: ( ' ). Here are some important examples. Not isn't is not aren't are not wasn't was not don't do not can't cannot didn't did not wouldn't would not hasn't has not haven't have not NOTICE ESPECIALLY: won't = will not NOTICE: We say: I'm not NOT I amn't. Be I'm I am she's she is you're you are it's it is he's he is they're they are NOTICE: We can shorten be or not but not both together. For example, we can say it’s not or it isn t but NOT
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Unformatted text preview: it ' sn ' t. Will Would I'll I will I'd I would they'll they will you'd you would Have I've I have it's it has I'd I had they've they have he's he has you'd you had NOTICE: 's can be is Maria 's going 'd can be had He 'd gone or has M a r i a 's gone or would He 'd go or GENITIVE Maria 's pen (Unit 49) NOTICE: We always use short forms in tag questions (Unit 12), but we do not use them in affirmative short answers (Unit 11), or in questions asking for yes or no or when we want to say something strongly (I am sorry = I'm very sorry)....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course ESL 100 taught by Professor Online during the Spring '10 term at Open Uni..

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