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Sunday, September 4, 2016

POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES AND PRONOUNS


Complete the following sentences using possessive adjectives or possessive pronouns.
Possessive adjectives are words like our, my, his, her, their, your and its. They go before nouns.
Possessive pronouns are words like ours, mine, his, hers, theirs and yours.
1. This house is ……………….. (our / ours)
2. We are visiting ………………. home tomorrow. (their / theirs)
3. This is ………………. laptop. (my / mine)
4. This laptop is ………………… (my / mine)
5. She has handed in …………….. work. (her / hers)
6. He is waiting for ……………….. sister. (his / him)
7. ………………….. cupboard was full of nice clothes. (Her / Hers)
8. That house is ……………….. (their / theirs)
9. This is not …………….. bag (your / yours). It is ………………. (her / hers)
10. Are these hens ………………….(your / yours)?
11. I will buy ribbons for ……………….. curly hair. (my / mine)
Answers
1. This house is ours.
2. We are visiting their home tomorrow.
3. This is my laptop.
4. This laptop is mine.
5. She has handed in her work.
6. He is waiting for his sister.
7. Her cupboard was full of nice clothes.
8. That house is theirs.
9. This is not your bag. It is hers.
10. Are these hens yours?
11. I will buy ribbons for my curly hair.


SUBJECT AND PREDICATE


SUBJECT AND PREDICATE
Identify the subject and the predicate in the following sentences.
1. The sun was shining brightly.
2. The dogs were barking loudly.
3. The pretty girl was wearing a blue frock.
4. My younger brother serves in the army.
5. The man and his wife were working in their garden.
6. My mother and my aunt are trained classical dancers.
7. You don’t have to wait for me.
8. We will no longer tolerate this.
9. The little tree was covered with needles instead of leaves.
10. A rich merchant was passing by the shoemaker’s window.
Answers
1. The sun (subject) / was shining brightly (predicate).
2. The dogs (subject) / were barking loudly (predicate).
3. The pretty girl (subject) / was wearing a blue frock (predicate).
4. My younger brother (subject) / serves in the army (predicate).
5. The man and his wife (subject) / were working in their garden (predicate).
6. My mother and my aunt (subject) / are trained classical dancers (predicate).
7. You (subject) / don’t have to wait for me (predicate).
8. We (subject) / will no longer tolerate this (predicate).
9. The little tree (subject) / was covered with needles instead of leaves (predicate).
10. A rich merchant (subject) /was passing by the shoemaker’s window (predicate).