Is this Paul Smith’s office?

Listen to the following conversation between Tim, a new marketing staff and Lucy, a receptionist.

 

Is this Paul Smith’s office?

Tim Hi. Is this Paul Smith’s office?
Lucy No, it isn’t. His office is over there, but, he isn’t here today. He is in Brussels.
Tim What about his assistant?
Lucy No, She’s in Brussels, too. They’re at a conference.
Tim Oh, OK. I’m Tim Johnson, by the way.
Lucy Are you the new guy in Marketing?
Tim Yes, I am. And you are…?
Olive Lucy!
Lucy Yes, Olive. … That’s my boss. Olive Green.

 

Contraction in English

Positive Negative
I ‘m
am
here. I ‘m not
am not
here.
He
She
It
‘s
is
He
She
It
isn’t
is not
We
You
They
‘re
are
We
You
They
aren’t
are not

Note: We don’t say “I amn’t”

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