Apostrophes are used for many purposes in English writing. Today, I will talk about two ways we use apostrophes to show missing letters: for informal speech and for writing accepted contractions. English is confusing enough when we can read all the letters! When letters are removed and replaced with apostrophes, how do you know how to say these words? I’ll teach you how to pronounce common contractions so there’s no confusion, and then we’ll practice together with some example sentences.