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Record breaking exam results

Students at Landau Forte College Derby are celebrating another year of great GCSE results.


Don’t be confused, there are three different words that sound like they’re similar!


Refers to place, position or time.
e.g. There are six CDs over there.
There will be will rain tomorrow.


A shortened form of ‘they are’
e.g. They’re going to get soaked by the rain!


Refers to something that a person or a group of people own.
e.g. Their clothes were soaked from the rain.

You’ve learnt it, now use it!

Now You Try

Fill in the gaps, using their, they’re or there.

  1. The newspapers are over ____.
  2. “I’ll never understand that sense of humour of ____,” Mr Ali laughed.
  3. ____ picking up the newspapers.
  4. ____ mouths dropped open in surprise.
  5. ____ wasn’t enough time to deliver all the newspapers.

Answers can be found below.


  1. there
  2. theirs
  3. They’re
  4. Their
  5. There

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