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Elementary - Possessive Adjectives

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Monday, 01 June 2009

English grammar lesson on-line for elementary level students - An explanation of possessive adjectives with audio explanation and printable exercises.

What is my

your

his

her

its

our

your

their
name?
This is dog.

Explanation

Possessive adjectives don't take the -s of the plural with plural nouns (our students, not ours students).

his = of a man

  • His name is Paul.
  • My husband is old. His hair is grey.

her = of a woman

its = of a thing

  • Its name is British Bank.
  • The car is new. Its colour is red.

their = for groups of people, for things

  • Their names are Stephen and Larry.
  • Their rooms are dirty.
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