Contractions in EnglishToday, let's talk about "contractions."
A contraction is a shortened form of words or phrases.
Contractions are formed by removing one or more letters from a word or words and replacing the letter or letters with an apostrophe.
Contractions allow us to form one short word from two single words.
- that + is => that's
- she + has => she's
- would + not => wouldn't
- is + not => isn't
- we + are => we're