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  • Hello.

  • Funny.

  • You're a great teacher.

  • Yeah.

  • No roll.

  • Mhm.

  • Hello guys.

  • My name is funny and in this video, I'm going to tell you about the most common english mistake in the universe.

  • Now, even native speakers make that mistake?

  • My mother makes that mistake.

  • And to be honest, sometimes I do.

  • It's not so much a speaking mistake.

  • It's a writing mistake.

  • It's actually to write the possessive adjective.

  • You're instead of the contraction you're from, you are, this is the most common english mistake, but you need to fix it if you want to speak proper english.

  • Okay, so let's take a look at a few example sentences together.

  • Your daughter is pretty, so your daughter, this is the possessive adjective of you whose daughter yours.

  • Okay, so the daughter belongs to you.

  • That's a possessive adjective.

  • So the sentence is correct in the second sentence, you're a pretty daughter.

  • See the difference.

  • Now, this is not a possessive adjective, this is the verb to be, but it's the contraction.

  • So if you are a pretty daughter and the contraction is you're a pretty daughter.

  • The problem here is that your possessive adjective and your contraction of the verb to be have the exact same sound in many english speaking regions.

  • Okay, it's very similar.

  • So when we speak, it's the same, people don't hear the difference.

  • So the very important thing is to write it properly.

  • And there are so many spelling mistakes.

  • If we look at the third sentence, you're a nice person.

  • What do you think is the sentence right or wrong.

  • Well, it's wrong.

  • You're a nice person.

  • you are a nice person.

  • So it's the verb to be okay.

  • So it's not your this is the possessive adjective and it should be your U.

  • Apostrophe R.

  • E.

  • Okay, I hope you understand the difference between the possessive adjective, you're and the verb to be contracted to your.

  • Okay, so stelling is key here and when you speak english people don't hear the difference so it's fine but it's important to know how to write it.

  • And in fact if you look at facebook pages or twitter accounts, even from native speakers, you will see this mistake.

  • Don't hesitate to correct native speakers.

  • Okay, Everybody should stop making that huge mistake.

  • I hope you now have a better understanding and you will not make that mistake again.

  • Thank you very much for watching my video.

  • Thank you guys for watching my video.

  • I hope you liked it.

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A2 possessive adjective mistake daughter contraction nice person

Your vs You're Meaning, Difference, Grammar, Pronunciation with Example English Sentences

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/11/15
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