Applications for September 2017

We are still happy to receive applications for Sixth Form commencing September 2017.

There/Their/They’re

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

There

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

They’re

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

Their

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.

Answers

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

Ofsted Outstanding 2011/2012 LogoNational Teaching School LogoStonewall School Champion Logo