Exercise 1: ‘it’s & its’

(Practise your skills in differentiating ‘it’s’ and ‘its’)

Difference of ‘it’s’ and ‘its’ – drop-down (difficulty: 3 of 5 – medium)

Choose either ‘it’s’ or ‘its’ for the gaps. Remember that one of them expresses possession, and the other represents the short form of ‘it is’ or ‘it has’.

  • Example: “Look at that tree! ____ got a lot of red apples.” → “Look at that tree! It’s got a lot of red apples.”

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  1. This town has got a lot to offer. Especially old buildings are very interesting.
  2. Mary, been such a long time. You still look so good!
  3. What do you think about this blue drink? Do you like taste?
  4. Don’t be so rude! Really, not nice to say that.
  5. It’s getting late. I think time to go home.
  6. Do you like China? – Well, culture is so different from ours.
  7. Thanks, good to know to have somebody to rely on.
  8. Jim has got a new car, and design is really cool.
  9. Now eight o’clock and she hasn’t showed up yet.
  10. My mom says ok if we take the car.

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