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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Contractions

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of contractions.

Choose the correct contraction for the following sentences.

Example

I am tired.

I'm
'am

The correct answer is "I'm".



1.

The window will not close.

  The window will'nt close.
  The window won't close.
     
2.

There is a cat in the garden.

  There's a cat in the garden.
  Ther'is a cat in the garden.
     
3.

Everyone is happy to see you.

  Everyone's happy to see you.
  Everyone s'happy to see you.
     
4.

How is your family?

  How is'our family?
  How's your family?
     
5.

Brenda does not eat meat.

  Brenda's not eat meat.
  Brenda doesn't eat meat.
     
6.

George will call you tomorrow.

  George'll call you tomorrow.
  George will'll you tomorrow.
     
7.

Is Sabina not here?

  Isn't Sabina here?
  Is Sabinan't here?
     
8.

You are a very nice person.

  Y'are a very nice person.
  You're a very nice person.
     
9.

Tomas has not got any children.

  Tomas's not got any children.
  Tomas hasn't got any children.
     
10.

Do you not like this?

  D'you not like this?
  Don't you like this?