This English lesson focuses on the correct and incorrect use and spelling of IT IT’S ITS
IT – A pronoun for the neutral noun (The Table, Money, Fire, Music, Song = It)
IT’S Means (It is) (It is Sunday)
ITS Posessive pronoun (Its colour is amazing – used with neutral gender nouns)
Here are some examples where the words are used incorrectly and then correctly.
- INCORRECT: What day it is?
CORRECT: What day is it?
- INCORRECT: Its Friday
CORRECT: It’s Friday (or It is)
- INCORRECT: It sunny
CORRECT: It’s sunny (or It is)
- INCORRECT: It used for cooking
CORRECT: It is used for cooking (or It’s)
- INCORRECT: What’s it is used for?
CORRECT: What is it used for?
- INCORRECT: It’s looks like a bird
CORRECT: It looks like a bird
- INCORRECT: It’s all started a year ago
CORRECT: It all started a year ago
- INCORRECT: A leopard can’t change it spots
CORRECT: A leopard cannot change its spots
- INCORRECT: I believe it true
CORRECT: I believe it’s true
- INCORRECT: Every song has it’s melody
CORRECT: Every song has its melody
- INCORRECT: It’s beauty was amazing
CORRECT: Its beauty was amazing
- INCORRECT: It time to go home
CORRECT: It’s time to go home
- INCORRECT: The bird caught it prey
CORRECT: The bird caught its prey
- INCORRECT: How far it’s?
CORRECT: How far is it?
- INCORRECT: Every cloud has it silver lining
CORRECT: Every cloud has its silver lining
- INCORRECT: It not real
CORRECT: It’s not real (or It is not real)
- INCORRECT: The bird spread it wings
CORRECT: The bird spread its wings
- INCORRECT: It’s temperature is extreme
CORRECT: Its temperature is extreme