Unit 8.1



The apostrophe is a punctuation and diacritical mark.

Here you can see the symbol used to indicate an apostrophe:

  1. Contractions:
    • Its (it is) a nice day outside.
    • You¬†arent (are not)¬†supposed to be here.
    • Whos (is) at the door?
  2. The saxon genitive
    • The childrens room is dirty.
    • A cars engine has to be checked often.
    • Marianas book was very interesting.

We use apostrophe with:

  1. contractions
  2. the saxon genitive


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