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Use I’m

Short forms make your writing sound friendlier and more intelligent.

A man is relaxing in a small boat that is being pulled by a swimming woman.

We’re relaxing.

• I’m ironing my shirt. NOT I am ironing my shirt.
• I won’t go out this evening. NOT I will not go out this evening.

Remember: Use short forms.
  • Exercise 1

    Re-write the following sentences CAREFULLY using the short form where possible.

    Re-write the following sentences CAREFULLY using the short form where possible.

  • Apostrophes
    Apostrophes are used for showing possession and showing short form. They are not used to show plurals. (3:15)

    Vocabulary Video Lesson: Chocolate
    This vocabulary lesson will help you define chocolate bar, sweets, dark chocolate, plain chocolate, chew, suck, wrapper, cocoa and confectionery. (8:00)