Forming Possessives. Showing possession in English is a relatively easy matter (
believe it or not). By adding an apostrophe and an s we can manage to ...
Hint: To check a word, look in front of the apostrophe and see if the word is
singular or plural. Examples: One dog|'s tail (one dog has one tail), Two dogs|'
The apostrophe is a punctuation mark used to mark omissions and possessives
of nouns and pronouns.
Some possessive nouns are actually personal pronouns. ... Possessive nouns
typically include an apostrophe. For example: Jennifer's imagination ran wild as ...
The possessive of a plural noun is formed by adding only an apostrophe when
the noun ends in s, and by adding both an apostrophe and s when it ends in a ...
Feb 22, 2013 ... The apostrophe has three uses: To form possessives of nouns; To show the
omission of letters; To indicate certain plurals of lowercase letters ...
Apostrophe with Plural Possessive Nouns. By Maeve Maddox. Most English
speakers know that the usual way to make a noun plural is to add -s to the
... catastrophes. A tip for learning or teaching the possessive apostrophe. ... If the
possessive noun is singular, always add an apostrophe + s. If the possessive ...
... one thing and another. To form the possessive, add apostrophe + s to the noun
. If the noun is plural, or already ends in s, just add an apostrophe after the s.
In most cases (with singular nouns) all that is needed is an apostrophe and the
letter “s.' ... Possessive nouns are nouns that show ownership or possession.