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English in Action: We learn with CONFIDENCE
We Speak With CONFIDENCE
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Here's Help With CONTRACTIONS
"CONTRACT" means to make smaller. 2 words are put together. A smaller word is made.
what a contraction is. The apostrophe ( ' ) takes the place of the missing letters.
This lesson has tips (ideas) on contractions.
Here are flashcards. This will help you to continue to build vocabulary.
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