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                 You're / Your
                 You're is short for you are. So if you can replace the word with 'you are', then
                 you need to put 'you're'.

                          You're not coming, are you?
                          You're getting in the way.
                          Let me check to see if you're on the list.

                 'Your' means belonging or associated with you.

                          Is this your house?
                          You must be out of your mind.
                          I don't want to spoil your enjoyment.


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                 Write several sentences using ‘your’.




                 Write several sentences using ‘you’re’.




                                                      This resource kindly contributed by Gaye Noel g.noel@parklanecoll.ac.uk Park Lane College, Leeds.
Ww/L1.1 L2.1 Spell correctly words most often used at work, studies & daily life. Understand that spelling of homophones is related to meaning & grammar.
To use this worksheet. If you can’t see the drop down menus next to the shaded words select the Forms toolbar and lock the padlock. Use ‘print layout’.
                                                Sep 2006. To print your own copies of this document visit: http://www.skillsworkshop.org/

                 Practice
                 Complete each sentence by choosing the correct word from the menu.

                 1. Choose the correct word wife is on the phone.

                 2. What's Choose the correct word name?

                 3. Are these Choose the correct word books?

                 4. Choose the correct word looking a lot better than you did.

                 5. If Choose the correct word passing, call in and see us.

                 6. Janet wants to know if Choose the correct word coming to see her.

                 7. If you do it again Choose the correct word certain to get the sack.

                 8. Was it Choose the correct word brother I saw last week ?

                 9. This is Choose the correct word last week before you move to head office.

                 10. It's Choose the correct word turn to pay for the drinks.

                 11. I hope that Choose the correct word happy in your new job.

                 12. Choose the correct word not going out looking like that.

                 13. I'm coming round to Choose the correct word office to sort this out.

                 14. I hope you get lots of presents on Choose the correct word birthday.

                 15. Do you know where Choose the correct word going?

                 16. Do you know Choose the correct word way?

                 17. Choose the correct word better off without it.

                 18. Choose the correct word life will be better without it.

                 19. Let me see Choose the correct word ticket, please.

                 20. This is Choose the correct word home from now on.
                                                      This resource kindly contributed by Gaye Noel g.noel@parklanecoll.ac.uk Park Lane College, Leeds.
Ww/L1.1 L2.1 Spell correctly words most often used at work, studies & daily life. Understand that spelling of homophones is related to meaning & grammar.
To use this worksheet. If you can’t see the drop down menus next to the shaded words select the Forms toolbar and lock the padlock. Use ‘print layout’.
                                                Sep 2006. To print your own copies of this document visit: http://www.skillsworkshop.org/

                 Check your answers

                 You’re / Your

                 1. Your wife is on the phone.

                 2. What's your name?

                 3. Are these your books?

                 4. You're looking a lot better than you did.

                 5. If you're passing, call in and see us.

                 6. Janet wants to know if you're coming to see her.

                 7. If you do it again you're certain to get the sack.

                 8. Was it your brother I saw last week?

                 9. This is your last week before you move to head office.

                 10. It's your turn to pay for the drinks.

                 11. I hope that you're happy in your new job.

                 12. You're not going out looking like that.

                 13. I'm coming round to your office to sort this out.

                 14. I hope you get lots of presents on your birthday.

                 15. Do you know where you're going?

                 16. Do you know your way?

                 17. You're better off without it.

                 18. Your life will be better without it.

                 19. Let me see your ticket, please.

                 20. This is your home from now on.




                                                      This resource kindly contributed by Gaye Noel g.noel@parklanecoll.ac.uk Park Lane College, Leeds.
Ww/L1.1 L2.1 Spell correctly words most often used at work, studies & daily life. Understand that spelling of homophones is related to meaning & grammar.
To use this worksheet. If you can’t see the drop down menus next to the shaded words select the Forms toolbar and lock the padlock. Use ‘print layout’.

				
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