Possessive pronouns

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Possessive pronouns

  1. 1. Possessive Pronouns
  2. 2. Possessive Pronouns <ul><li>Let´s look at the possessive adjectives first. </li></ul><ul><li>There are two sets. </li></ul><ul><li>The first set goes before the noun. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Possessive Adjectives (before the noun) <ul><li>mi / mis my </li></ul><ul><li>tu / tus your </li></ul><ul><li>su / sus his, her, your </li></ul><ul><li>nuestro, -a our </li></ul><ul><li>nuestros, -as </li></ul><ul><li>su / sus their </li></ul><ul><li>your </li></ul>
  4. 4. Possessive Adjectives (before the noun) <ul><li>mi suéter </li></ul><ul><li>mis suéteres </li></ul><ul><li>tu suéter </li></ul><ul><li>tus suéteres </li></ul><ul><li>su suéter </li></ul><ul><li>sus suéteres </li></ul><ul><li>nuestro suéter </li></ul><ul><li>nuestros suéteres </li></ul><ul><li>nuestra sudadera </li></ul><ul><li>nuestras sudaderas </li></ul><ul><li>su suéter </li></ul><ul><li>sus suéteres </li></ul>
  5. 5. Possessive Adjectives (after the noun) <ul><li>mío,mía my </li></ul><ul><li>míos, mías </li></ul><ul><li>tuyo, tuya your </li></ul><ul><li>tuyos, tuyas </li></ul><ul><li>suyo, suya his,her </li></ul><ul><li>suyos, suyas your </li></ul><ul><li>nuestro, -a our </li></ul><ul><li>nuestros, -as </li></ul><ul><li>suyo, suya their </li></ul><ul><li>suyos, suyas your </li></ul>
  6. 6. Possessive Adjectives (after the noun) <ul><li>el suéter mío, los suéteres míos </li></ul><ul><li>(my sweater, my sweaters) </li></ul><ul><li>la sudadera mía, las sudaderas mías </li></ul><ul><li>(my sweatshirt, my sweatshirts) </li></ul><ul><li>el suéter suyo, los suéteres suyos </li></ul><ul><li>(his, her sweater / his, her sweaters) </li></ul><ul><li>la sudadera suya, las sudaderas suyas </li></ul><ul><li>(his, her sweatshirt / his, her sweatshirts) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Possessive Pronouns <ul><li>To form the possessive pronouns, use the long form of possessive adjectives proceded by the definite article. </li></ul><ul><li>Both the article and the possessive must agree in number and gender with the noun they replace. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Possessive Pronouns <ul><li>El suéter mío (my sweater - poss. adj.) </li></ul><ul><li>El mío (mine – poss. pron.) </li></ul><ul><li>La sudadera nuestra (our sweatshirt) </li></ul><ul><li>La nuestra (ours – pron.) </li></ul><ul><li>El libro suyo (his book – poss. Adj.) </li></ul><ul><li>El suyo (his – pron.) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Possessive Pronouns <ul><li>Mis padres son muy serios. ¿Y los tuyos ? </li></ul><ul><li>Los míos son bastante divertidos. </li></ul><ul><li>Tu familia es muy pequeña. La mía es bastante grande. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Possessive Pronouns <ul><li>We often omit the article between the verb ser and the possessive pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Esas maletas son nuestras . </li></ul><ul><li>Mi hermano siempre dice que toda la culpa es mía . </li></ul>

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