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Possessive pronouns presentation

  1. 1. Grammar Project Pablo Javier García, Julia Domene, Mercedes Zapirain, Olimpia Navarro
  2. 2. 1. POSSESSIVE 2. POSSESSIVEPRONOUNS 2.1. DEFINITION 2.2. DIFFERENCESBETWEENENGLISH AND SPANISH 2.3.PLACEMENT OF THEPRONOUN 3. QUESTIONS
  3. 3.    A possessive form, in linguistics, is a word or construction used to indicate a relationship of possession in a broad sense. Possessive determiners or adjectives Possessive pronouns
  4. 4.   Possessive forms that indicate the possessor of something but occur independently, without qualifying a noun. Although they have a very similar usage, we must distinguish them.
  5. 5. NUMBER male/female mine 2ndperson male/female yours male his female hers PERSON GENDER POSSESSIVEPRO NOUN 1stperson PLURAL POSSESSIVEPRO NOUN 3rdperson NUMBER GENDER 1stperson SINGULAR PERSON male/female ours 2ndperson male/female yours 3rdperson male/female theirs
  6. 6.   We also have to say that except mine, its and his, the other pronouns are different from the possessive determiners in that they all end in –s: ours, theirs, hers, yours… It’s also important to say that there are some conflict with the “long form of the possessive adjectives” in English, due to their form is exactly the same with the possessive pronouns.
  7. 7.   Unlike Spanish, possessive pronouns in English are never preceded by a definite article and have no gender or number marks. Possessivepronounsaren’t used exactly the same as the Spanish possessive pronouns.
  8. 8. NUMBER PERSON SUBJECT OBJECT 1rsperson Look at these pictures. Mine is the big one. I like your flowers. Do you like mine? 2ndperson My flowers are dying. Yours are lovely. I looked everywhere for your key. I found John's key but I couldn't find yours. 3rdperson All the essays were good but his was the best. John found his passport but Mary couldn't find hers. SINGULAR
  9. 9. NUMBER PERSON SUBJECT OBJECT 1stperson Here is your car. Ours is over there, where we left it. 2ndperson Each couple's books I don't like this are colourfamily's garden but I coded. Yours are red. like yours. 3rdperson These aren't John and Mary's children. Theirs have blackhair. PLURAL Your documents are wrong,I prefer ours. John and Mary don't like your car. Do youlike theirs? *Notice: Personal pronouns can NOT be used with the apostrophe of the genitive: her's, your's, their's
  10. 10. 1. Say whether the following statements are true or false.   Possessive pronouns indicate the possessor of something independently and qualify a noun. (T/F) Possessive pronouns in English are never preceded by a definite article and have no gender or number marks. (T/F)
  11. 11. 2. Translate the following sentences.   No cojas mi portátil como si fuera tuyo. Yo creía que la paella de mi abuela era la mejor hasta que probé la suya.
  12. 12. 3. Multiple-choicequestions.  Only one of the following pronouns is marked for gender. A. Theirs B. His C. Mine D. Yours
  13. 13.  Which of the following sentences iscorrect? A. Look at these cars. My is the red. B. Look at these cars. Mine is the red one. C. Look at these cars. The mine is the red. D. All these sentences are correct.

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