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There, They're and Their


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These three words sound the same, but they are spelt differently, and mean different things.

There is about place. There it is! Over there!

Their is about belonging. The children keep their books in their desks. (The books and the desks belong to the children.)

They're is short for they are.

Choose the correct homophone from the drop-down list to complete the sentence, then click on the "Finished" button to obtain your score out of ten.

 1. .

 2. coats.

  the best footballers in the class.

 4. cakes quickly.

  playing very loudly!

  Mum gave us a lovely tea.

7.   ?"

8.   books back.

9.   not that expensive!"

10.   a waste of money!"


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