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Members of the Family & Possessive Relationships


Esta presentación fue realizada como una asignación en la Universidad de Carabobo, Venezuela. Somos estudiantes del 8vo semestre de la Mención Inglés en la Facultad de Educación. Recomendamos su …

Esta presentación fue realizada como una asignación en la Universidad de Carabobo, Venezuela. Somos estudiantes del 8vo semestre de la Mención Inglés en la Facultad de Educación. Recomendamos su descarga para verla de forma interactiva usando los enlaces que contiene.

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  • 1. University of Carabobo Faculty of Sciences of Education School of Education Members of the Family& Possessive Relationships CREATED BY: Ana Pérez Wilmer Barreto Zorarge Sánchez
  • 2. Hello and welcome. We would like to take you in a journey with us on a train of knowlegde. Do you want to come with us? Yes? Then get on board
  • 3. Before taking off, we would like to share an interesting story with you. Read it carefully!
  • 4. A FAMILY GATHERINGLast weekend, I was in my mother’s friend’s house because my mother’s friend’s daughter was pregnant and we were celebrating my mother’sfriend’s daughter’s son’s baby shower. There werelots of people there: my mother’s friend’s mother, my mother’s friend’s daughter’s husband, my mother’s friend’s daughter’s husband’s brother’s sons, my mother’s friend’s daughter’s grandparents, among others. We all had a really good time.
  • 5. Now, can you answer the next question about what you just read? Is my mother’s friend’s mother related to my mother’s friend’s daughter’s mother-in-law?
  • 6. CONFUSED? Bet you are But do not worry, today you will learn: - New vocabulary related to family.- How to use the apostrophe (‘)(‘s) to indicate a relationship of possession.
  • 8. Let us get to know a special guy’s family: John’s family
  • 9. But first, let us tell you a few things about John.John is a 23-year-old lawyer who’s married and has two children, a boy and a girl. His grandparents are still alive on both parents sides, as well as his parents. He has an olderbrother and a younger sister, and two favorite uncles. He also has two adorable nephews.
  • 10. Now, check your comprehension on John’s family biography by clicking on the correct answer.1) Are Jonh’s grandparents dead? YES - NO2) Does John have two children? YES - NO3) Are John’s siblings younger than him? YES - NO4) Does he have two favorite uncles? YES - NO
  • 11. GOOD!Now that you know more about John and his family, it is time to introduce them to you.Click on each of the next pictures to know all Jonh’s family members.
  • 12. Ronald Isabel Oscar ElissaHelen George Carmen RossRobert Sarah JOHN Christian Jessica Xander Selene Zoe Seth
  • 13. Nice! Now you know all John’s family members. Let us see if you have good memory. Click on the right answer.
  • 14. Who is this guy? - Johns father - John’s cousin - John’s brother - John’s son
  • 15. Is she John’s cousin? Yes No
  • 16. Who are they? - John’s sister - John’s daughter - John’s cousin - John’s mother - John’s sister - John’s daughter
  • 17. Are these kids John’s sons? Yes No
  • 18. Is she John’s aunt? - No, she is John’s cousin - Yes, she is John’s aunt - No, she is John’s mother - No, she is John’s uncle
  • 19. Congratulations! Now you know all the vocabulary and you areready to learn how to use the apostrophe (‘)(‘s) to express relationships of possession.
  • 21. The apostrophe (‘) – (‘s) In simple words, it tells you that the word carrying the apostrophe holds a relationshipwith the following one. I might be a relation ofpossession or parentage (when speaking about family members).
  • 22. Take a look at these examples: 1) John’s truck is bigger than Ross’s Car.’s → Indicates that John owns a truck and Ross owns a car. 2) Carmen is John’s mother. ’s → Indicates that there is a relationship between Camen and John,
  • 23. More examples: 3) Chris’s wife is Thomas’s friend.Notice that although both names end in “S” andit is not necessary to add the “S”, it is preferred to add it anyway. 4) Kids’ favorite hobby is to study. Notice that with regular plurals the “S” is not added.
  • 24. Here you have seven basic rules to not misuse the apostrophe: Rule 01 Rule 02 Rule 03 Rule 04 Rule 05 Rule 06 Rule 07
  • 25. This is almost it!Now you know new vocabulary and how to usethe apostrophe in possessive relationships. To challenge what you have learned, solve the following exercises:
  • 26. Click on the correct answer1) Your mother’s sister is your…? - Uncle - Aunt2) Your father’s brother is your…? - Cousin - Uncle
  • 27. Click on the correct answer3) Your sister’s son is your…? - Cousin - Nephew4) Your brother’s daughter is your…? - Niece - Aunt
  • 28. Select which one of the following unscrambled statements is correct:son/My/s/is/my/nephew/s/mother/daughter- My daughter’s son’s nephew is my mother- My mothers daughters son is my nephew- My son’s daughter mother’s is my nephew
  • 29. Sister-in-law/s/my/is/wife/ brother/My- My brothers wife is my sister-in-law.- My wife is my sister-in-law’s brother.- My sister-in-law is my wife’s brother. Is/my/mother/s/wife/father/My- My wife’s father is my mother.- My mother’s father is my wife.- My fathers wife is my mother.
  • 30. That’s all! Thanks for watching. So long!
  • 31. Place the apostrophe before the ”S” to show singular possession. Examples: A boys cousin; a womans motherAlthough names ending in ”S” or an ”S” sound are not required to have the second ”S” added in possessive form, it is preferred. Examples: Mr. Joness sisters; Chris’s grandfather
  • 32. Use the apostrophe where the noun that should follow is implied. Examples: - This was his fathers, not John’s jacket. - - It was not her fault, it was Selene’s. - - I didn’t eat my food, I ate Carmen’s. -
  • 33. To show plural possession, make the noun plural first. Then immediately use the apostrophe. Examples: - Two cousins daughter - - Two brothers’ car - - Two grandmothers house - - Two childrens parents -
  • 34. With a singular compound noun, showpossession with “S” at the end of the word. Example: My mother-in-laws hat
  • 35. If the compound noun is plural, form the plural first and then use the apostrophe. Example: My two brothers-in-laws grandfather
  • 36. Use the apostrophe and ”S” after the secondname only if two people possess the same item. Examples:My father and mother’s house is constructed of redwood. Christian and Robert’s job contracts will be renewed next year.
  • 37. Never use an apostrophe with possessive pronouns: his, hers, its, theirs, ours, yours, whoseThey already show possession so they do not require an apostrophe. Example: This book is hers, not yours.
  • 38. RONALDThis is John’s grandfather on his father side.
  • 39. ISABELThis is John’s grandmother on his father side.
  • 40. OSCARThis is John’s grandfather on his mother side.
  • 41. ELISSAThis is John’s grandmother on his mother side.
  • 42. GEORGEHe is John’s father.
  • 43. CARMENShe is John’s mother.
  • 44. JOHNThe guy we’ve been talking about.
  • 45. HELENShe is Jonh’s aunt on his father side
  • 46. ROSSHe is John’s uncle on his mother side
  • 47. SARAHThis is John’s younger sister
  • 48. CHRISTIANThis is John’s older brother
  • 49. ROBERTHe is John’s cousin on his father side
  • 50. JESSICAShe is John’s cousin on his mother side
  • 51. ZOEThis is John’s daughter
  • 52. SETHThis is John’s son
  • 53. XANDERHe is John’s nephew
  • 54. SELENEShe is John’s niece
  • 55. Congratulations!Your answer is correct.
  • 56. Sorry! Your answer is wrong.
  • 57. You wasted your time here!
  • 58. Great!!!!!! You learned indeed.