Common Mistakes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

are / our

are

form of the verb "to be" (as in "you are," we are," and "they are")

  • We are cleaning the house today.
  • They are nice people.
  • You are so tall!
  • Those kids are noisy.
  • All cats are mammals.

our

belong to us

  • Our table is made of wood.
  • We all take care of our classroom.
  • When our teacher told a joke, some of us laughed.

 

Instructions for the quiz:

Fill in the blank with "are" or "our".