Exercise 2: ‘it’s & its’

(Practise 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. Note that one indicates possession, whereas the other is the short form of ‘it is’ or ‘it has’.

  • Example: “Jason has a new computer. ____ very fast.” → “Jason has a new computer. It’s very fast.”

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  1. Hi, nice to meet you.
  2. It’s late autumn and the tree has lost leaves.
  3. Look at that house! It’s very old, but got a new roof.
  4. The radio isn’t working because antenna is broken.
  5. Leslie, your turn.
  6. Let’s go for a walk. – No, I don’t want to, raining.
  7. I’d like to go to Hawaii. I heard coasts must be wonderful.
  8. China is a big country and population is growing.
  9. Who’s there? – John, me.
  10. Really, a good thing to help other people.

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