English Skills: Lesson 7, Apostrophes: Handouts

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Methodist University                                                                                                          The Methodist University’s Writing Center has created a two-page handout that covers basic apostrophe rules:

 http://www.methodist.edu/writingcenter/handouts/About%20Apostrophes.pdf

 OxfordThe University  of Oxford’s Learning Institute can created a two-page handout about apostrophes:

http://www.learning.ox.ac.uk/media/global/wwwadminoxacuk/localsites/oxfordlearninginstitute/documents/pdg/managingyourself/6_grammar_-_apostrophe.pdf

Apostrophe Protection The Apostrophe Protection Society is a UK group that posts photographs of apostrophe misuse taken by their members and visitors to their site. Very entertaining:

http://www.apostrophe.org.uk/page9.html

 momcommAlthough this is not an academic site, momcomm provides a colorful overview of the most common apostrophe errors:

http://www.momcomm.com/2012/08/5-apostrophe-mistakes-that-drive-your-readers-batty/