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Learning possessive adjectives and pronouns English lesson

What will I learn from the lesson possessive adjectives and pronouns?

This lesson you will start learning what possessive adjectives and pronouns are, during the lesson there are various examples of how to use them. The last part of the lesson is a exercise for you practise using them.

What are adjectives?

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. They are words that describe or modify another person, thing, place, or idea in the sentence. They can also describe pronouns, which are words that stand in for nouns. Adjectives most of the time come before the word, they are used to describe nouns.

What are pronouns?

A pronoun has the same meaning as a noun.

I like Mr Bean. I know him well (Him has the same meaning as Mr Bean as it refers to him.)

I know Sarah. She is a really friendly person. (The pronouns she refers to the noun Sarah.)

Possessive adjectives

A possessive adjective describes something that belongs to the person or thing. The possessive adjective is always before its noun










** REMEMBER the possessive adjective is always before its noun **

It's my car. My = possessive adjective :: car = noun

That's his mother. His = possessive adjective :: mother = noun

This is our house.  Our = possessive adjective :: house = noun

All examples show the adjective is always followed by the noun

Possessive pronouns

A possessive pronoun is used to show ownership, but possessive pronoun is never followed by its noun.









** REMEMBER the possessive pronoun is never followed by its noun **

This is mineMine = possessive pronoun :: this = noun

Give it to Peter: it's his. His = possessive pronoun :: this = noun

The money is ours. Ours= possessive pronoun :: this = noun

All examples show the noun is not before the noun

Fill in correct possessive adjective or pronoun for the sentences

This exercise you will practice using possessive adjective and pronouns, by writing the correct pronoun or adjective where the blank spaces are.

Copy and write the list on a piece of paper and fill in the missing blanks.

**Hint** use the words that are in the brackets “(our)” to help you they are not always the answer they are only to give you a clue to what the answer might be.

Excuse me, those are, our seats, (we)

Possessive adjective or pronouns exercise

1 Whose video is this? Is it ..yours. ? (you)

2 Excuse me, those are ,.our.. seats, (we)

3 Is it ______bag or ? (you/he)

4 Has the cat had ______ food? (it)

5 They're not ______ keys , they're __________ (I/she)

6 I don't think its ______ room: I think it's ________ (you/they)

7 The police asked me for __________  address. (I)

8 Have you got _______ pencil, or would you like to borrow_______? (you/I)

9 ______ house is larger than _________ (they/we)

10 I think this _____ is CD. Oh no, it's _____ (I/you)

11 The decision is all ______ (they)

12 The rabbit wants ______ breakfast. (it)

13 You know it's not _____ food. It's ______ (you/I)

14 It isn't ______ motorbike, it's ______ (he/she)

15 It wasn't ______ mistake, it was _____ for getting the food order wrong. (I/they)

16 Have you met _____ sister Sarah? (they)

17 _______ mum and dad say the decision is ______ (she/they)

18 _______ brother hasn't got a phone, so he uses ________ (I/we)

19 ________ car wasn't working, so I used _______ motorbike to get to work (I/he)

20 ________ flat is smaller than ______ (we/they)

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