Possessive and Demonstrative Adjectives

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A short lesson in how to use demonstrative and possessive adjectives in English. The lesson includes exercises from different webpages in order to assess the student's progress in the

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Possessive and Demonstrative Adjectives

  1. 1. Possessive AdjectivesPossessive Adjectives and Demonstrativeand Demonstrative Adjectives in EnglishAdjectives in English B.A GIACOMO MEDERICOB.A GIACOMO MEDERICO ENGLISH TEACHER AT THE INSTITUTO JEAN PIAGETENGLISH TEACHER AT THE INSTITUTO JEAN PIAGET WEB BASED LESSON FOR MY ICT CLASS AT THE UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DE VENEZUELAWEB BASED LESSON FOR MY ICT CLASS AT THE UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA DATE: 06-23-2014DATE: 06-23-2014
  2. 2. Introduction  The following presentation is for my ICT class at the Universidad Central de Venezuela.  Topic: Possessive and Demonstrative Adjectives, its types and its uses in English.  The level of the lesson: beginners.  Skills developed: oral and written skills.  Objectives:  The students will know how to recognize the different types of adjectives.  The students will know how to use the possessive and demonstrative adjectives.
  3. 3. Procedures  The professor will explain the basics of Demonstrative Adjectives and Possessive adjectives.  The professor will explain the uses and application of the adjectives previously mentioned.  In order to asses the lesson, the professor has put some activities related to the topic at hand. The activities consist of webpages with different type of exercises related to the use of adjectives.
  4. 4. Introduction  Hi everyone, my name is Giacomo Mederico, I’m an English Teacher at the Instituto Jean Piaget in Caracas, Venezuela. For today’s lesson I’m going to explain what the possessive and demonstrative adjectives are. I’ll explain the different types of adjectives and its uses and applications in English both in oral and written context.
  5. 5. Part 1: What are Adjectives?  Adjectives are words that describe or gives qualities to the noun or a pronoun in the sentence. For example: the house is red. The word red is an adjective in this sentence.  They are always near the noun or pronoun they are describing.  Adjectives can be of many types, like:  Possessive adjectives: My pencil is different than yours.  Demonstrative adjectives: This is a pencil  Descriptive adjectives: We all live the yellow submarine.  Quantitative adjectives: Some houses near my house were demolished.  Interrogative adjectives: Which skateboards are yours?  Numeric: I have two pair of shoes.
  6. 6. Part 2: What are Demonstrative Adjectives?  Demonstrative adjectives are adjectives that tell us where an object is located and how many objects there are.  Demonstrative adjectives are:  This.  That.  These.  Those.
  7. 7. Part 3: How to use Demonstrative Adjectives  First of all we must know how to use the demonstrative adjectives.  As we’ve mentioned before, the demonstrative adjectives are this, that, these, those.  This is used to locate one object that is near.  That is used to locate one object that is far from us.  These is used to locate objects that are near.  Those is used to locate objects that are far.
  8. 8. Examples
  9. 9. Let’s practice some Demonstrative Adjectives  Go to the following links to practice Demonstrative Adjectives: http:// www.adelescorner.org/grammar/this_that/this_these.html http ://www.adelescorner.org/grammar/this_that/that_those.html http://www.carmenlu.com/first/grammar/thist_that 1_1.htm
  10. 10. Part 4: Possessive Adjectives  The possessive adjectives in English are adjectives that show to whom things belong or, in other words, they show possession.  The possessive adjectives are:  My.  Yours.  His.  Her.  Our.  Their.  Its.
  11. 11. Part 5: How to use Possessive Adjectives  The possessive adjectives are my, yours, his, her, their, our and its.  My is used to refer to objects that belongs to you.  His is used to refer to objects that belongs to someone who is male.  Her is used to refer to objects that belongs to someone who is female.  Their is used to refer to objects that belong to a group of people.  Our is used to refer to objects that belong to a group of people including you.  Its is used to refer to objects that belong to an object.
  12. 12. Examples
  13. 13. Let’s practice some PossessiveAdjectives  Go to the following links to practice Possessive Adjectives:  http://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/grammar- exercise-possessive-adjectives.php#.U6huAPmSxps  http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame. asp?id=1737  http://www.english- area.com/paginas/possessivesbasico.htm
  14. 14. Regards Thanks for your attention, I’ll see you on the next lesson!. Cheers!

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