Possessive adjectives

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Possessive adjectives

  1. 1. + Possessive Adjectives Página 169
  2. 2. + La Regla de Posesión  Nunca usamos “ ‘s ”  Usamos “de”  Por ejemplo:  Mary’s cat  El gato de María  Peter’s dog  El perro de Pablo  When using “de” we place the noun that is owned, then de, then the person who own’s the noun.  Mom’s desk  El escritorio de Madre
  3. 3. + Well…  Possessive Adjectives  Possessive adjectives show ownership or relationships between people.  They are placed before the noun.  They must agree in number and sometimes in gender with the nouns that they describe. We can also use
  4. 4. + Posessive Adjectives singular mi / mis (my) tu / tus (your) su / sus (his,her) or (your f.) plural nuestro a, os, as (our) vuestro, a, os, as (your inf.) su / sus (their) or (theirs)
  5. 5. + In English, the possessive adjectives his, her, and their tell whether something belongs to a male, a female, or more than one person. In Spanish, the possessive adjective su has many possible meanings (his, her, its, your, their). Context usually makes the meaning clear.
  6. 6. + Possessive Adjectives The possessive adjective must be singular if the noun (that is owned) is singular and plural if the noun is plural. While possessive adjectives refer to the owner, their form agrees in gender and number with the noun that comes after them.
  7. 7. + We use mi, tu, su, or nuestro, that refers to who is the owner. Then we change those (mi, tu, su, or nuestro depending on what is owned. If more than one thing is owned we add a “s” at the end of the possessive adj.
  8. 8. + Posessive Adjectives Mi prima es alta. Todas de mis primas son altas.
  9. 9. + Su and sus can take the place of a phrase with de + person. ¿De dónde es la madre de Juan? Su madre es de Puebla.
  10. 10. + Nosotros tenemos tres primas  ¿nuestro/ nuestra/ nuestros/nuestras? Nuestras primas
  11. 11. + Ustedes tienen un abuelo  su/ sus/ nuestro/ mi Su abuelo
  12. 12. + Mi familia y yo tenemos una gata.  nuestro/ mi/ tus/ nuestra  Nuestra gata
  13. 13. + Yo tengo dos hermanos mayores.  mi/ tus/ mis/ tu  Mis hermanos
  14. 14. + Mis abuelos tienen un perro.  mi/ nuestra/ su/ sus  Su perro
  15. 15. + Hoy tienes quince años  Es mi/ nuestro/ su/ tu  Tu cumpleaños
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