POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES AND PRONOUNS
B. - Possessive Pronouns. We use mine, yours, his, hers, etc. When we don’t want to repeat a noun: I’ve got my umbrella. Have you got yours? (Not: Have you got your umbrella? )
Possessive Pronouns Personal Pronouns I Possessive Pronouns Mine You He She It We Yours His Hers Its Ours They Theirs Examples These books are mine This card is yours It’s his It’s hers It’s its It`s their problem , not ours Is that their car? No, theirs is green
WHOSE……. ? : Whose book is this ? (= Is it your book? /his book? / my book? , etc) n Ø You can use WHOSE with or without a noun: It’s MINE Whose money is this ? Whose is this? They are John’s Whose shoes are these ? Whose are these?
( Not: Her car is newer than my car. ) Her car is newer than mine.
C. - We can say a friend/ some friends of mine/ of yours/ of his, etc. : I saw one of your friends. = I saw a friend of yours.
We met some of her teachers. = We met some teachers of hers.
Exercises 1. - CHOOSE THE RIGHT WORD n Is this your / yours book? n I’s their / theirs problem, not our / ours. n Are these your / yours shoes ? n Is this camera your / yours ? n That’s not my / mine umbrella. My / Mine is green. n They know our / ours address, but we don’t know their / theirs. n They have two children, but I don’t know their / theirs names. n My / Mine room is bigger than her / hers, but her / hers is nicer. 2. - FINISH THESE SENTENCES WITH … FRIEND (S) OF MINE/ YOURS, ETC… n I went to the movies with a ----------n They went on vacation with some ----------. n She is going out with a friend ________ n We had dinner with some __________ n I played tennis with a ___________. n He is going to meet a ________. n They have two children, but I don’t know their / theirs names. n Do you know that man ? Is he a _________?