Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns. Possessive Adjectives. Use these with nouns or noun phrases : What's my / your / his / her / its / our / their problem ? Jill doesn't have my / your / his / her /our / their home phone number. Example. P ractice. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns
Possessive AdjectivesandPossessive PronounsPossessive AdjectivesPersonal pronounPossessive adjectiveExamplesIMyI have a cell phone. My cell phone is Nokia.You(singular)YourYou have a car. Your car is Toyota.HeHisHe has a laptop. His laptop is Compaq.SheHerShe has a bra. Her bra is Victorias secret. ItItsIt has food. Its food is Wishkas. WeOurWe have a nice TV set. Our TV set is Sony Bravia.You (plural)YourYou have English books. Your books are from Cambridge.theytheirThey have nice blouses. Their blouses are Adidas.Use these withnounsornoun phrases:What's my / your / his / her / its /our / their problem?Jill doesn't have my / your / his /her /our / their home phone number.
ExamplePracticea) Sofia is very outgoing. ____vacations were good. b ) My room is hot. ____ window is small.c) Ana and Karen are friendly. ____parties are nice.d) Nathaly and I play soccer. ___games are amazing.e) I live in a big city. _____ house is pretty.
HerItsTheirOurMyPossessive PronounspossessiveadjectivespossessivepronounsMymineYouryoursHishisHerhersIts--- *Ouroursyour (plural)yours (plural)TheirtheirsUse thesealone.Don'tuse themwithnouns or noun phrases:Everyone has problems. What'smine /yours / his / hers / ours / theirs?Joe has everyone's home phonenumbers except mine / yours /hers /ours / theirs.ExampleThis is my bookPossessive AdjectiveThis book is minePossessive pronounsExercise