Possessive Adjectives by xcC262G4

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									           Possessive Adjectives
• Indicate ownership and are in English

•   My
•   Your (familiar)
•   His, Her, Your (pol.)
•   Our

• Their, Your (plural)
       Possessive Adjectives
SINGULAR     PLURAL     SINGULAR        PLURAL

Mi         Mis        Nuestro/a     Nuestros/as
My         My         Our           Our
Tu         Tus
Your       Your
Su        Sus         Su            Sus
His, Her, His, Her,   Their, Your   Their, Your
Its, Your Its, Your
       Possessive Adjectives
• They come before the
  noun

Eg. My book / Mi libro   Eg. My books /
• They agree in gender       Mis libros
  and number with the        Our house /
  noun to which they
  refer                      Nuestra Casa
       Possessive Adjectives
• Nuestro (our) is the only with both
  masculine & feminine form

• Nuestra tía             our aunt
• Nuestras madres         our mothers (FEM)

• Nuestro hermano         our brother
• Nuestros tíos           our uncles (MASC)
      Lets try translating these
• 1. your (familiar) classes -
  2. your (polite) washing machine -
  3. his son -
  4. her children -
  5. our daughter -
  6. your (familiar) car -
  7. their chairs -
  8. my bedroom –
  9. our computers –
  10.our television –
      Lets try translating these
• 1. your (familiar) classes – tus clases
  2. your (polite) washing machine – su lavadora
  3. his son – su hijo
  4. her children – sus niños
  5. our daughter – nuestra hija
  6. your (familiar) car – tu carro
  7. their chairs – sus sillas
  8. my bedroom – mi dormitorio
  9. our computers – nuestras computadoras
  10.our television – nuestro televisor
       Possessive Adjectives
• Su – his, her, its, your, their
Therefore to specify we can use
de él, de ella, de usted, de ellos, de ellas, de
  ustedes after the noun to specify whose
  the object is

Eg. – su periódico de él – his newspaper
      su coche de ellos – their car
       Possessive Adjectives
• Note that the definite article, la/el, is used
  to refer to parts of the body, clothes and
  personal effects

• Eg. El profesor tiene un lápiz en la mano
      The teacher has a pencil in his hand.
   Fill in the correct form of the verbs in
   brackets and translate the sentences.
        Homework 31 March 2011 for 4 April, 2011

• Normalmente mi hermana
  ___________(planchar) la ropa.
• Yo _______(limpiar) el cuarto de baño.
• Mis tías __________(pasar) la aspiradora.
• Mi hermano ___________(arreglar) los
  dormitorios raras veces
• Mi madre y yo __________(preparar) el
  desayuno.
              Ejercicio
• Mi padre ________(cocinar) la cena.
• Mis hermanas ________(hacer las camas)
• Yo ___________(barrer) el piso muchas
  veces.
• Yo ________(poner la mesa) y mi prima
  _______(hacer las compras)
• Mi hermana menor _________(fregar) los
  platos.

								
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