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
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.
The students will know how to recognize the different types of
The students will know how to use the possessive and demonstrative
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.
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
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.
Part 2: What are Demonstrative
Demonstrative adjectives are adjectives that tell us where an
object is located and how many objects there are.
Demonstrative adjectives are:
Part 3: How to use Demonstrative
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.
Let’s practice some Demonstrative
Go to the following links to practice Demonstrative
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:
Part 5: How to use Possessive
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
Its is used to refer to objects that belong to an object.
Let’s practice some
Go to the following links to practice Possessive
Thanks for your attention, I’ll
see you on the next lesson!.