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Video of Single Cell Whole Word Braille Contractions

Braille Song with Jaws

This video from Launch Dots uses a song with the voice from Jaws to take listeners through all of the one-cell whole word contractions.


B is for but
C is for can
D is for do
E is every
F is for from
G is for go
H is for have
J is for just
K is for knowledge
L is for like
M is for more
N is for not
That's about half.
There's way more and that's not all.
There's no o
P is for people
Q is for quite
R is for rather
S is for so
T is for that
U is for us
V is for very
W's will
X is for it
It doesn't make sense.
Y is for you
Z is for as
That's all the contractions.
Posted on May 9, 2015
Updated on: January 28, 2020