NOTE! Some folks have suggested that this activity is confusing, and should come after the contractions have been learned. If you find it to be confusing, SKIP IT, go to Session 5, come back to it later. If I am successful in at least getting you to LOOK at the Summary of Rules, then I win (and so do you, you just don't know it yet!). What you need to learn: there exist a GENERAL SET OF RULES that guide the appropriate usage of braille contractions. The SOONER you can see general patterns, the easier life will be. I choose, in designing this course, to try to get you thinking about there rules EARLIER rather than LATER.
NOTE! In some of the words, some of the contractions may be correct, others may be incorrect. If this is the case, the word is not correct!
|p(ound)ing||ound [part-word], ing [part-word]||Incorrect||This word has two possible contractions, "ound" and "ing", both parts of a word. This example is incorrect since the "ound" is used as is permitted, but the "ing" was left out. The correct transcription is "p(ound)(ing)"|