Chapter 15: English Grammar Made Easy

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Fifteenth set is all about ‘Possessive’; a noun or pronoun cases that signify possession. Nouns and pronouns are used to indicate ownership of things, people, materials, wealth etc; usually an appositive (‘) point out the difference between plural and possessive words here we explain when to use them and to what degree it can be extended.

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Chapter 15: English Grammar Made Easy

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  3. 3. Chapter 15 Possessive CONTENTS 15-1 Possessive nouns 15-2 Possessive: irregular plural nouns 15-3 Possessive pronouns: mine, yours, his, hers,… 15-4 Questions with whose 3
  4. 4. 15-1 POSSESSIVE NOUNS The dog has a collar. The dog’s collar is red. 4
  5. 5. 15-1 POSSESSIVE NOUNS (a) The dog has a collar. SINGULAR NOUN The dog’s collar is red. POSSESSIVE FORM (b) My sister has a son. SINGULAR NOUN My sister’s son is tall. POSSESSIVE FORM 5
  6. 6. 15-1 POSSESSIVE NOUNS (a) The dog has a collar. The dog’s collar is red. (b) My sister has a son. My sister’s son is tall. POSSESSIVE NOUN, SINGULAR: noun + apostrophe ( ’ ) + -s 6
  7. 7. 15-1 POSSESSIVE NOUNS (c) The dogs have collars. PLURAL NOUN The dogs’ collars are red. POSSESSIVE FORM (d) My sisters have sons. PLURAL NOUN My sisters’ sons are tall. POSSESSIVE FORM 7
  8. 8. 15-1 POSSESSIVE NOUNS (c) The dogs have collars. The dogs’ collars are red. (d) My sisters have sons. My sisters’ sons are tall. POSSESSIVE NOUN, PLURAL: noun + -s + apostrophe (’) 8
  9. 9. 15-1 Let’s Practice ‘ ? Manas house is nice. 9
  10. 10. 15-1 Let’s Practice ‘ ‘ ? She likes Marks smile. 10
  11. 11. ‘ 15-1 Let’s Practice ‘ ? The dogs share a house. The dogs house is crowded. ? 11
  12. 12. 15-2 POSSESSIVE: IRREGULAR PLURAL NOUNS The factory makes children’s shoes. 12
  13. 13. 15-2 POSSESSIVE: IRREGULAR PLURAL NOUNS (a) The factory makes children’s shoes. (b) That factory makes men’s shoes too. (c) It also makes women’s shoes and boots. (d) Some people’s names are hard to say. children men irregular plural women nouns people 13
  14. 14. 15-2 POSSESSIVE: IRREGULAR PLURAL NOUNS (a) The factory makes children’s shoes. (b) That factory makes men’s shoes too. (c) It also makes women’s shoes and boots. (d) Some people’s names are hard to say. REGULAR PLURAL POSSESSIVE NOUN: the girls’ teacher IRREGULAR PLURAL POSSESSIVE NOUN: the men’s shoes 14
  15. 15. 15-2 Let’s Practice These shoes belong to Jai. Jai’s They’re ______ shoes. Jai 15
  16. 16. 15-2 Let’s Practice men These shoes are for men. They’re _____ shoes. men’s 16
  17. 17. 15-2 Let’s Practice women These shoes are for women. They’re ________ women’s shoes. 17
  18. 18. 15-3 POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS: MINE, YOURS, HIS, HERS, OURS, THEIRS This hat belongs to me. It is my hat. It is mine. 18
  19. 19. 15-3 POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS: MINE, YOURS, HIS, HERS, OURS, THEIRS (a) This hat belongs to me. It is my hat. It is mine. (b) That hat belongs to you. It is your hat. It is yours. (c) That hat is mine. That is mine hat. ? 19
  20. 20. 15-3 POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS: MINE, YOURS, HIS, HERS, OURS, THEIRS POSSESSIVE POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVE PRONOUN possessive noun my mine adjective + your yours my hat her hers his his our ours possessive pronoun their theirs no noun 20
  21. 21. 15-3 Let’s Practice I own this bicycle. This bicycle belongs me my to___. This is ___ bicycle. This bicycle mine is ____. 21
  22. 22. 15-3 Let’s Practice You own that backpack. That backpack belongs to you That is your ___. ____ backpack. That yours backpack is _____. 22
  23. 23. 15-3 Let’s Practice We own these flowers. These flowers belongs to us our ___. These are ___ flowers. These flowers are_____ ours 23
  24. 24. 15-4 QUESTIONS WITH WHOSE Whose pen is this? 24
  25. 25. 15-4 QUESTIONS WITH WHOSE (a) Whose pen is this? Mine. It’s mine. It’s my pen. (b) Whose pens are these? Ben’s. They’re Ben’s. They’re Ben’s pens. 25
  26. 26. 15-4 QUESTIONS WITH WHOSE (a) Whose pen is this? (b) Whose pens are these? Whose asks about possession. Whose + noun 26
  27. 27. 15-4 QUESTIONS WITH WHOSE (c) Whose is this? 27
  28. 28. 15-4 QUESTIONS WITH WHOSE (c) Whose is this? (d) Whose are these? Whose clear meaning no noun 28
  29. 29. 15-4 QUESTIONS WITH WHOSE (c) Whose is this? (d) Whose are these? (e) Who’s your friend? Who’s = who is 29
  30. 30. 15-4 Let’s Practice is this are these Whose calculator __ ____? is this 30
  31. 31. 15-4 Let’s Practice 15-4 Let’s Practice Whose boots are _____? ___ these is this are these 31
  32. 32. 15-4 Let’s Practice is this are these Whose notebook is this __ ____? 32
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