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POSSESSIVE „S
Saxon genitive
e.g. Mary’s house
The boy‟s ball
The legs of the table
WHEN DO WE USE THE
POSSESSIVE „S?
 For family relations (Tom‟s father)

 Possession (Mary‟s house)
2 WAYS TO SHOW
POSSESSION
1. „S WITH PEOPLE AND ANIMALS

2. PREPOSITION “OF” FOR THINGS

THE BOY‟S BALL

THE LEGS OF THE
T...
WHAT HAPPENS WITH
WORDS ENDING IN –S?
 DORIS

DORIS‟ HAT

 GIRLS

THE GIRLS‟ HOUSE

 PARENTS

MY PARENTS‟ CAR

„
(APOST...
WATCH OUT!
 PROPER NAMES DON‟T USE ARTICLE “THE”.
 The girl‟s pen
 The children‟s toys
 X Peter‟s watch
 X Isabel‟s g...
2 PEOPLE

These are John and Sarah.
This is John and Sarah‟s car.
2 PEOPLE

These are Mary and Linda.
They are Mary and Linda‟s dogs.
AND NOW?
JANE

ANN

JANE‟S AND ANN‟S BIKES
WHOSE…?

 Whose is this bag?
 Whose bag is it?
 Whose vs. Who‟s
 Who‟s your sister?
LET‟S PRACTICE!
JENNIFER
TEDDY BEAR

JENNIFER‟S TEDDY BEAR
THE GIRL‟S TEDDY BEAR
LET‟S PRACTICE!

THE FOOTBALLERS‟ BALL
CARLOS
COMPUTER

CARLOS‟ COMPUTER (/IZ)
LET‟S PRACTICE!
CLOCK
HANDS

THE HANDS OF THE CLOCK
LET‟S PRACTICE!

JANE
DAUGHTER

JANE‟S DAUGHTER
LET‟S PRACTICE!

MIKE
SON

MIKE‟S SON
YOUTUBE PRACTICE
JENNIFER ESL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWOcw97CP_M
Mónica Redondo EOI MARBELLA
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Possessive 's saxon genitive ppt

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This presentation is to learn how to use the saxon genitive with family relations and possessive and also to learn about the difference with the structure "of".

Possessive 's saxon genitive ppt

  1. 1. POSSESSIVE „S Saxon genitive e.g. Mary’s house
  2. 2. The boy‟s ball
  3. 3. The legs of the table
  4. 4. WHEN DO WE USE THE POSSESSIVE „S?  For family relations (Tom‟s father)  Possession (Mary‟s house)
  5. 5. 2 WAYS TO SHOW POSSESSION 1. „S WITH PEOPLE AND ANIMALS 2. PREPOSITION “OF” FOR THINGS THE BOY‟S BALL THE LEGS OF THE TABLE
  6. 6. WHAT HAPPENS WITH WORDS ENDING IN –S?  DORIS DORIS‟ HAT  GIRLS THE GIRLS‟ HOUSE  PARENTS MY PARENTS‟ CAR „ (APOSTROPHE)  JAMES JAMES‟ FRIEND PRONUNCIATION: /IZ/
  7. 7. WATCH OUT!  PROPER NAMES DON‟T USE ARTICLE “THE”.  The girl‟s pen  The children‟s toys  X Peter‟s watch  X Isabel‟s glasses  THE PETER‟S WATCH
  8. 8. 2 PEOPLE These are John and Sarah. This is John and Sarah‟s car.
  9. 9. 2 PEOPLE These are Mary and Linda. They are Mary and Linda‟s dogs.
  10. 10. AND NOW? JANE ANN JANE‟S AND ANN‟S BIKES
  11. 11. WHOSE…?  Whose is this bag?  Whose bag is it?  Whose vs. Who‟s  Who‟s your sister?
  12. 12. LET‟S PRACTICE! JENNIFER TEDDY BEAR JENNIFER‟S TEDDY BEAR THE GIRL‟S TEDDY BEAR
  13. 13. LET‟S PRACTICE! THE FOOTBALLERS‟ BALL
  14. 14. CARLOS COMPUTER CARLOS‟ COMPUTER (/IZ)
  15. 15. LET‟S PRACTICE! CLOCK HANDS THE HANDS OF THE CLOCK
  16. 16. LET‟S PRACTICE! JANE DAUGHTER JANE‟S DAUGHTER
  17. 17. LET‟S PRACTICE! MIKE SON MIKE‟S SON
  18. 18. YOUTUBE PRACTICE JENNIFER ESL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWOcw97CP_M
  19. 19. Mónica Redondo EOI MARBELLA

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