Apostrophe Rules with Exercise
There are three main uses of apostrophe ('):
1. Contracted words:
Apostrophe marks dropped letters.
mustn't-must not / what's-what is
Daniel's money / Nora's son
The car's color / Bicycle's tire
3. Plurals of "non-words":
I only get A's and B's.
Number 7's are the best.
Word + Apostrophe + S ('s)
1. Contraction of "is"
With pronouns, nouns, question words or words like "there" and "here".
There's my best friend. (There is)
Here's Jack. (Here is)
He's my father. (He is)
When's your birthday? (When is)
How's your sister?(How is)
Andre's studying. (Andre is)
2. Contraction of "has"
With pronouns, question words, nouns:
Selena's got homework to do. (Selena has got)
What's happened? (What has)
Frank's had an accident. (Frank has)
It's been a long time since I last saw you.(It has been)
The book's cover (The cover of the book) is torn.
Her daughter's name is Lisa.
My friend's car is red. (The car of my friend)
See Apostrophe + 'S' Exercise
Apostrophe Rules Exercise
Write the correct form of the words in the boxes below. If there are more than one errors, separate corrected words with a space and a hyphen '-' as in the examples.
Find the Apostrophe mistakes and correct them