WHOSE ARE THE KEYS?THEY ARE HIS KEYS. THESE KEYS ARE HIS.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GROUP A AND GROUP B? A B IT IS MY PEN. THIS PEN IS MINE.THEY ARE HIS KEYS. THESE KEYS ARE HIS. IN GROUP A WE ARE TALKING ABOUT POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES AND IN GROUP B WE ARE TALKING ABOUT POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS.
WATCH THE FOLLOWING VIDEOABOUT POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES AND PRONOUNS
WHAT ARE THE POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES AND PRONOUNS? SUBJECT POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS PRONOUNS I MY MINE YOU YOUR YOURS WE OUR OURS THEY THEIR THEIRS HE HIS HIS SHE HER HERS IT ITS ----
WHEN DO YOU USE POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES AND WHEN DO YOU USE POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS?• WE USE POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVE AND PRONOUNSWHEN WE WANT TO EXPRESS POSSESSION.FOR EXAMPLE:- THIS IS MY PEN A possessive adjective is used onlywith a noun following it.- THIS PEN IS MINE A possessive pronoun is usedalone, without a noun following it. WARNING!THE POSSESSIVE “ITS” IS USED ONLY WITH A NOUN FOLLOWING IT AND ITHAS NO APOSTROPHE.EXAMPLE:I HAVE A BOOK. ITS COVER IS BLACK.
CHOOSE THE CORRECT WORDS IN ITALICS1. Children should obey his / their parents.2. Excuse me. Is this my / mine dictionary or your / yours .3. The bird cleaned its / it’s feathers with its / it’s beak.4. Whose bird is that? It is my / mine .5. This is my / mine book. Your / yours book is on the desk.6. Julie fell off her bicycle and broke hers / her arm.7. I gave him my address and he gave me his / theirs.8. Is this your umbrella? No, it isn’t . It’s yours / your.9. Her car is brown. Mine / my is red.10. Whose radio is that? It is hers / her .