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  • Hi, everyone.

  • It's Lynn.

  • Welcome back to my video.

  • Today, I'm going to be talking about six common contractions using the question form

  • and the 'be' verb.

  • Now, it's important to pay close attention to these contractions.

  • Because if you memorize them, and pronounce them correctly, you'll sound more like a native speaker.

  • Let's take a look.

  • Okay, here's my list of six common contractions using question 'be' verbs.

  • And I will say each example twice.

  • The first time, I will say it slowly.

  • And the next time, I will say it quickly like a native speaker.

  • Now, it's really important that you repeat after me each time so you can memorize them well.

  • Okay, here we go.

  • First one, 'what is' = 'what's'.

  • 'What's my name?'

  • 'What's my name?'

  • 'where is' = 'where's'

  • 'Where's the bus stop.'

  • 'Where's the bus stop.'

  • Next one.

  • 'why is' = 'why's'.

  • 'Why's she late?'

  • 'Why's she late?'

  • Next.

  • 'who is' = 'who's'.

  • 'Who's your favorite singer?'

  • 'Who's your favorite singer?'

  • 'when is' = 'when's'.

  • 'When's your birthday?'

  • 'When's your birthday?'

  • Last one.

  • 'how is' = 'how's'.

  • 'How's the weather?'

  • 'How's the weather?'

  • Great. Good job, everyone. Let's move on.

  • Okay, now, we're going to take a look at some dialogues.

  • These will help you know how and when to make contractions and how to pronounce them correctly.

  • Conversation 1..

  • Which of these can be made into contractions??

  • Yes, these ones.

  • What's in the box?”

  • “I'm not sure.”

  • Conversation 2.

  • Which of these can be made into contractions?

  • Yes, these ones.

  • Where's he going?”

  • “I think he's going to work.”

  • Conversation 3.

  • Which of these can be made into contractions??

  • Yes, these ones.

  • Why's she crying?”

  • She's had a bad day.”

  • Conversation 4.

  • Which of these can be made into contractions?

  • Yes, these ones.

  • Who's coming to dinner?”

  • Robin's coming to dinner.”

  • Conversation 5.

  • Which of these can be made into contractions?

  • Yes, these ones.

  • When's your wedding anniversary?

  • It's in May."

  • Conversation 6.

  • Which of these can be made into contractions?

  • Yes, these ones.

  • How's your new car?”

  • My car's great.”

  • Alright. Good work today, everyone.

  • We learned a lot.

  • And make sure you keep on practicing because the more you practice the better your English will be.

  • Let me know how it's going in the comments.

  • And see you in the next video.

  • Bye.

Hi, everyone.

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