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POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS AND POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES

This umbrella belongs to


me.

It's mine.

That book belongs to


him. It's his.

This spooky house belongs to


the Smiths. It's theirs.

Mine ,his, theirs are POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS.


Mine ,his, theirs are POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS.
This is my umbrella.
That's his book.
The house at the corner is their house.

My, his , their are


My, his , their are
POSSESSIVE
ADJECTIVES .
POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES .

Remember!

It is my house.

It is mine.

adjective + noun

pronoun

Possessive Adjectives are followed by a noun.


Possessive Pronouns are used without a noun.
Personal Pronouns

Possessive Adjectives

Possessive Pronouns

I
you
he
she
it
we
they

my
your
his
her
it
our
their

mine
yours
his
hers
its
ours
theirs

I have got a cat. It's my cat . It's mine.


We have got nice house. It's our house. It's ours.
She has got a new watch. It's her watch. It's hers.
You have got a phone .It's your phone. It's yours .

You can say :


a friend of mine,
some friends of
yours...

I Use possessive adjectives or possessive pronouns in these sentences:


Example : The red coat belongs to me. It's my coat. It's mine.
1. That big modern camera belongs to Jim. It's ....................... camera. It's ....................... .
2.The car in front of the house belongs to the Browns. It's .................. car. It's...................... .
3.The watch on the shelf belongs to Betty. It's .................. watch. It's .......................... .
4.This record belongs to us. It's ...................... record. It's ........................ .
5. That bike belongs to you, Mark. It's .................. bike. It's ........................ .

II Choose the right word:


Is this your / yours book ?
It's their / theirs problem, not our / ours .
Are these your / yours shoes ?
Is this camera your / yours ?
That's not my / mine umbrella. My / Mine is yellow.
They know our / ours address but we don't know their / theirs.
They've got two children but I don't know their / theirs names.
My / Mine room is bigger than her / hers, but her / hers is nicer.
III Put in the missing possessive pronoun or adjective:
III Put in the missing possessive pronoun or adjective:
1. Is that the Taylors' house? Yes, it's ...................... .
1. Is that the Taylors' house? Yes, it's ...................... .
2. This is .................... ball. It belongs to me.
2. This is .................... ball. It belongs to me.
3. Betty has bought that cassette. It's .................... .
3. Betty has bought that cassette. It's .................... .
4. The bag on the chair is .................... . It belongs to you.
4. The bag on the chair is .................... . It belongs to you.
5.Is that Fred's watch ? Yes, it's ................... .
5.Is that Fred's watch ? Yes, it's ................... .
6. That camera belongs to Glen. It's ...................... camera.
6. That camera belongs to Glen. It's ...................... camera.
7. We live here and we like .................... new home very much.
7. We live here and we like .................... new home very much.
8. Give the bird ..................... food.
8. Give the bird ..................... food.
9. We bought thet car a year ago. It's ............................ now.
9. We bought thet car a year ago. It's ............................ now.
10. Is that .........................watch, Dad? Of course it's ..................... .
10. Is that .........................watch, Dad? Of course it's ..................... .
11. The Jacksons have bought thet house.It's .................... house now.
11. The Jacksons have bought thet house.It's .................... house now.
12. Jenny has arrived. I can see ................ bike there.
12. Jenny has arrived. I can see ................ bike there.