Your vs. You're

Your vs. You're

On a sheet of paper, write your thoughts on these two e-cards. What do you think they mean, what do you see wrong with them (if anything), are they effectively portraying a

message? Your vs. Youre Your- shows possession. Ex: This is your pen. Youre- contraction of you are. Ex: You are using my pen.

Lose vs. Loose Loose- Not firmly or tightly fixed in place, to release or set free Lose- to be deprived of or cease to have; to cause someone to fail to gain or retain

something. Its vs. Its To, Too, and Two To- Preposition used before a noun or verb. Ex: I am going to add sugar.

Too- Another way of saying also. Indicates excessiveness. Ex: I am adding milk too. Two- the number 2. Ex: I have two coffee cups.

Accept vs. Except Accept-is a verb that means "to receive, admit, regard as true, say yes. Ex: I was accepted to Harvard! Except-The noun exception

means "exclusion Ex: I applied everywhere except Harvard. There, Their, and Theyre There- references a place. Ex: The house is over there. Their- indicates possession.

Ex: Where is their house? Theyre- contraction of they are. Ex: Theyre coming over to our house. Allowed and Aloud Allowed: to give permission to or for Aloud: vocally, as distinguished from mentally

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