Video: apostrophes – rule 1

Lesson Menu Progress
0% Complete


An apostrophe. The first rule for using an apostrophe is to show possession, belonging or attachment. For example: As a child, if I had done anything wrong at school I would have been sent to the Principal’s office. That is, the office belonging to the Principal. Be aware that when the apostrophe follows an ‘s’, at the end of the word. For example: The boys’ room (the room belonging to John and Jack) Jess’ car (the car belonging to Jess).

Create your free membership!

Want to get the best out of our free site? Create a free membership now so you can keep a track of what you have studied and what you have left to complete. You’ll also get notified when new resources are added!

Create your FREE membership now!