Short forms Worksheet-5

Short forms Worksheet-5

 

Rewrite the sentence using the correct short form:

  1. She will go home right now.

A. Shew’ll go home right now.

B. Shi’ll go home right now.

C. Shell go home right now.

D. She’ll go home right now.

 

  1. This is my ball, is it not?

A. This is my ball, is itn’t?

B. This is my ball, i’sn’t it?

C. This is my ball, isn’t it?

D. This is my ball, is’nt it?

 

  1. I am coming with you, am I not?

A. I am coming with you, amn’t I?

B. I am coming with you, aren’t I?

C. I am coming with you, ain’t I?

D. I am coming with you, am’nt I?

 

  1. You have eaten all the cakes.

A. You’ave eaten all the cakes.

B. Yu’ve eaten all the cakes.

C. Yo’uve eaten all the cakes.

D. You’ve eaten all the cakes.

 

  1. Why can you not come with me?

A. Why can’t you come with me?

B. Why can youn’t you come with me?

C. Why ca’nt you come with me?

D. Why cann’t you come with me?

 

  1. I am not going for the movie.

A. I ain’t going for the movie.

B. I aren’t going for the movie.

C. I am not going for the movie.

D. I am’nt going for the movie.

 

  1. We have got to reach the station within an hour.

A. Weh’ve got to reach the station within an hour.

B. We’ve got to reach the station within an hour.

C. We’ave got to reach the station within an hour.

D. Weave got to reach the station within an hour.

 

  1. I will do the work tomorrow.

A. Iwi’l  do the work tomorrow.

B. Iw’ll do the work tomorrow.

C. I’ill do the work tomorrow.

D. I’ll do the work tomorrow.

 

  1. I shall not tell anyone your secret.

A. I shall n’t tell anyone your secret.

B. I shn’t tell anyone your secret.

C. I shan’t tell anyone your secret.

D. I shalln’t tell anyone your secret.

 

  1. She did not come to my house.

A. She didn’t come to my house.

B. She dint come to my house.

C. She din’t come to my house.

D. She did n’t come to my house.

 

  1. They are playing in the garden.

A. Thei’re playing in the garden.

B. There playing in the garden.

C. They’re playing in the garden.

D. Their playing in the garden.

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

Explanation: The correct short form of ‘she will’ is ‘she’ll’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The correct short form of ‘is not’ is ‘isn’t’. Though ‘it’ is in between, the short form will be formed with ‘is’ and ‘not.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: The correct short form of ‘am not’ in a question tag is ‘aren’t’. Otherwise no short form is used.

 

  1. D

Explanation: The correct short form of ‘you have’ is ‘you’ve’.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The correct short form of ‘cannot’ is ‘can’t’. When the short form is used, the pronoun ‘you’ shifts and is placed after ‘can’t’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: No short form is used in such sentences. ‘Aren’t I? is used only in a question tag. E.g. I am right, aren’t I?

 

  1. B

Explanation: The correct short form of ‘we have’ is ‘we’ve’.

 

  1. D

Explanation: The correct short form of ‘I will’ is ‘I’ll’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The correct short form of ‘shall not’ is ‘shan’t’.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The correct short form of ‘did not’ is ‘didn’t’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The correct short form of ‘they are’ is ‘they’re’.