A2 初級 英國腔 3873 分類 收藏
開始影片後,點擊或框選字幕可以立即查詢單字
字庫載入中…
回報字幕錯誤
Hello Fanny. Your a great teacher.
Wrong!
Hello guys. My name is Fanny.
and in this video I'm gonna tell you about the most common English mistake in the universe.
Now even native speakers make that mistake.
My mother makes that mistake.
And to be honest, sometimes I do.
Its not so much a speaking mistake. It's a writing mistake.
It's actually to write the possessive adjective 'your' instead of
the contraction 'you're' from 'you are'.
This is the most common English mistake
But you need to fix it if you want to speak proper English.
Okay, so let's take a look at a few example sentences together.
"Your daughter is pretty."
So 'your daughter'.
This is the possessive adjective of 'you'.
Whose daughter?
Yours.
Okay?
So the daughter belongs to you.
That's a possessive adjective.
So the sentence is correct.
In the second sentence,
"You're a pretty daughter."
See the difference?
Now this is not a possessive adjective.
This is the verb 'to be'.
But it's the contraction, so it's "You are a pretty daughter."
and the contraction is "You're a pretty daughter."
The problem here is that 'your' - possessive adjectives and
'you're' - contraction of the verb 'to be'
have the exact same sound in many English-speaking regions.
Okay it's very similar.
So when we speak, it's the same.
People don't hear the difference.
So the very important thing is to write it properly.
And there are so many spelling mistakes.
If we look at the third sentence:
"Your a nice person."
What do you think?
Is the sentence right or wrong?
Well it's wrong.
"Your a nice person."
"You are a nice person."
So it's the verb 'to be'.
Okay, so it's not 'your'.
This is the possessive adjective
and it should be "you're"- you apostrophe 're'.
Okay?
I hope you understand the difference between the
possessive adjective 'your' and the verb 'to be' contracted so "you're".
Okay so spelling is key here.
And when you speak English, people don't hear the difference.
so it's fine
but it's important to know how to write it and in fact if you look at Facebook
pages or Twitter accounts, even from native speakers,
you will see this mistake.
Don't hesitate to correct native speakers. Okay?
Everybody should stop making that huge mistake.
I hope you now have a better understanding and you will not make that mistake again.
Thank you very much for watching my video.
Thank you guys for watching my video.
If you want me to keep telling you about common English mistakes.
Please show me your support.
Click 'like', subscribe to the channel,
put your comments below, and share the video.
Thank you very much.
See you.
提示:點選文章或是影片下面的字幕單字,可以直接快速翻譯喔!

載入中…

聽起來一樣,但寫起來差很多:如何分辨 you're 和 your (You're vs Your | Common English Mistakes)

3873 分類 收藏
Samuel 發佈於 2018 年 8 月 24 日    gahui yu 翻譯    April Lu 審核
看更多推薦影片
  1. 1. 單字查詢

    在字幕上選取單字即可即時查詢單字喔!

  2. 2. 單句重複播放

    可重複聽取一句單句,加強聽力!

  3. 3. 使用快速鍵

    使用影片快速鍵,讓學習更有效率!

  4. 4. 關閉語言字幕

    進階版練習可關閉字幕純聽英文哦!

  5. 5. 內嵌播放器

    可以將英文字幕學習播放器內嵌到部落格等地方喔

  6. 6. 展開播放器

    可隱藏右方全文及字典欄位,觀看影片更舒適!

  1. 英文聽力測驗

    挑戰字幕英文聽力測驗!

  1. 點擊展開筆記本讓你看的更舒服

  1. UrbanDictionary 俚語字典整合查詢。一般字典查詢不到你滿意的解譯,不妨使用「俚語字典」,或許會讓你有滿意的答案喔