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Possessive adjectives and pronouns
I/ Possessive adjectives: my, your, his, her, its, our, their.
Possesive adjectives agree with what they describe. They come before the noun they describe.
my book / my books
your book / your books
his book (the owner is a man)
John has forgotten HIS book.
her book (the owner is a woman)
Ana likes her book.
its food (the owner is an animal)
Our dog likes its food.
II/ Possessive pronouns: mine, yours, his/hers/its, ours, theirs
They agree with the possessor and not with the thing that is possessed.
This car is ours. / These cars are ours.
This car is yours.
III/A few examples with possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns:
This car belongs to you, Ana. It's your car. It's yours.
These cars belong to you. These are your cars. These cars are yours.
These books belong to them. These are their books. These books are theirs.
This pen belongs to John. This is his pen. This pen is his.
We own this book. This is our book. This book is ours.
IV) EXERCISE :
Vanessa : This raincoat is _____. ==> This raincoat is hers.
Tom : That raincoat is _______. ==> That raincoat is his.
She : ____ raincoat is in ______ bedroom. ==> Her raincoat is in her bedroom.
He : _____ raincoat is on ______ desk. ==> His raincoat is on his desk.
Complete the sentences.
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