Possessives

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Possessives
Possessive adjectives
I
You
He
She
It
We
You
They
My
Your
His
Her
Its
Our
Your
Their
Precedem substantivos
My car
Your house
His farm
Her room
Our printer
Their computer
“Possessive adjectives” concordam
com o possuidor
I like computers.
My computers are from Japan.
She sits there.
Her place is special.
He has a farm.
His farm is in Indiana.
We bought a new printer.
Our printer is imported.
Possessive pronouns
My
Your
His
Her
Its
Our
Your
Their
Mine
Yours
His
Hers
Its
Ours
Yours
Theirs
Os “possessive pronouns” substituem os
"substantivos" e os “possessive adjectives”
já citados na frase.
My brother teaches French,
yours teaches German.
Your radio is from China,
mine is from Japan.
Her house is in Chicago,
ours is in Dallas.
Possessive
pronouns
Possessive
adjectives
My
Your
His
Her
Its
Our
Your
Their
substantivo
Mine
Yours
His
Hers
Its
Ours
Yours
Theirs
Double possessive
Os “possessive pronouns” são também usados
após a preposição “of ” em uma construção
chamada “double possessive” .
Sam is one of her employees.
Sam is an employee of hers .
Sally is one of my teachers.
Sally is a teacher of mine .
One of our students is from Europe.
A student of ours is from Europe.
Complete the sentences with Possessive Adjectives:
a) Jeff is a very good student. ______
His grades are excellent.
Their house is very big.
b) Tom and Paul `live downtown. _______
his breakfast at 7 o'clock.
c) George has ____
Her eyes are green
d) Margareth is a very beautiful girl. _____
her hair is black.
and ____
our
e) My family and I usually have _________
lunch at home.
My sister is a lawyer and ____
f) I have a sister. _____
her office is
downtown.
g) George and John have a nice house on the beach. Their
____ house
is big and comfortable.
Its windows and doors are blue.
h)Look at that house ! ____
i) Her cat is very ill. _____remedies
are being prepared by that
Its
vet.
its properties.
j)My teacher is talking about water and ___
2. Complete the blanks with the correct possessive pronoun .
a)Those glasses are not our glasses.
Those glasses are not _________.
ours
b)Your computer must be placed here, her computer must be placed
there.
Your computer must be placed here, _______
hers must be placed there.
c)This book is not the book I need. Her book is the book I need.
Hers
This book is not the book I need. ________is
the book I need.
d)My car is red and new, his car is blue and old.
My car is red and new, _____
his is blue and old.
e)That hat is not his hat.
his
That hat is not_______.
f)Her glass is full of water, my glass is full of beer.
Her glass is full of water, _______is
full of beer.
mine
g)Her washing machine is broken, our washing machine isn't.
ours
Her washing machine is broken, _______isn't.
h)Our farm is in California, their farm is in Virginia.
Our farm is in California,_________
theirs is in Virginia.
i)My uncle is traveling to India, her uncle is traveling to Korea.
hers
My uncle is traveling to India, ________is
traveling to Korea.
j)His project is being examined by the comission, your project was
approved.
yours was approved.
His project is being examined by the comission, _________
(Vunesp) – The correct possessive that completes the
sentence below is:
Peter brought his dogs and I brought__________.
a) my
b) your
c) mine
d) the mine
e) our
x
Test 1
(PUC – PR) - Choose the alternative that best completes the
dialogue below:
Bob: Do you always get good marks on ______ examinations?
James: Yes, I do. I guess it's because I do ______ homework
assignments and study a little every day.
Bob: How about Maria? Are ______ grades good too?
James: Yes. She's very bright and enjoys studying very much.
a) yours - my - his
b) you - my - hers
c) your - me - your
d) your - mine - yours
e) your - my - her
x
Test 2
(ITA) – Choose the alternative that completes the
sentence below.
This is_______book,_______ belongs to me, the book
is____.
a) my - he - my
b) my - it - mine
c) mine - he - mine
d) my - it - her
e) mine - it - mine
x
Test 3
(PUC-PR) - Choose the correct alternative:
John studies in__________room.
I study in_________room.
You write in__________copybook.
We prepare__________homework every day.
a) his - mine - your - our
b) him - my - your - our
c) his - mine - yours - ours
d) his - my - your - our
e) him - mine - yours - ours
x
Test 4
(UFPE) - Based on the text below, the possessive “their", in
"frying their brains", refers to:
Reading the newspaper and watching the news on television, you would
think that we are living in the most dangerous time ever in mankind's
history. For example, our ancestors never worried about cell phones frying
their brains or about being hit by a bus as they were walking.
(From "Life is a Gamble" - SOCIETY - SPEAK UP, 168, page 8.)
a) cell phones.
b) dangerous.
c) bus.
d) our ancestors.
e) Reading the newspaper.
x
Test 5
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