POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS | English grammar lesson and exercise

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Xuất bản 23/08/2015
This is an English grammar lesson all about possessive pronouns. What are possessive pronouns? Possessive pronouns are "mine", "yours", "his", "hers", "ours", "yours" and "theirs". They describe possession of something and they replace the noun and possessive adjective. How to use possessive pronouns and why do we use them? We use them to avoid repeating the noun. Example: "I like that shirt. Is it yours?" - Here the possessive pronoun "yours" replaces "my shirt". This makes the sentence sound and read better. The possessive pronoun can be used as the subject of a sentence, example "Yours is blue." or as the object of a sentence, example "I don't like yours." The possessive pronoun agrees with the person who owns the noun and not with the noun itself. We use the same pronoun for nouns in the singular and plural. Example: "It is yours." and "They are yours." When we are writing, there is no apostrophe in any of the pronouns. Example this sentence is wrong: "Your's is very nice." This sentence is correct: ""Yours is very nice." At the end of the English lesson, there is an exercise to test your understanding. The accent in the video is a British English accent. Other videos: Possessive adjectives: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0VXtU6_5b4&list=PL6BDo90oiwpS4_AM1c0s0ozpROeE2A9ff&index=28 More grammar lessons: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6BDo90oiwpS4_AM1c0s0ozpROeE2A9ff Listening exercises: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6BDo90oiwpRdmnAzmYwdc0Az0ZOG2XNA Vocabulary videos: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6BDo90oiwpTlYAYSitjwWn29BEdCBi9j Voici un cours d'anglais pour expliquer les pronoms possessifs. Andrew, Crown Academy of English http://www.youtube.com/user/CrownAcademyEnglish https://twitter.com/Crown_English Photo credits: “Pretty Woman Promoting Business Product” by Image courtesy of stockimages | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “A Young Male Bicyclist Riding A Bicycle” Image courtesy of stockimages | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Businessman In His Car” Image courtesy of stockimages | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Woman White Dressed With Necklaces” Image courtesy of marin | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Woman Hand Holding Dress Gold High Heels Shoe” Image courtesy of num_skyman | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Father Out On A Long Drive With Kids” by Image courtesy of stockimages | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Couple Breakfast” Image courtesy of Ambro | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Couple Moving Armchair” Image courtesy of Ambro | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Businessman With Thumb Up” Image courtesy of Ambro | FreeDigitalPhotos.net "Smiling Young Man With Thumbs Up Gesture" Image courtesy of stockimages | FreeDigitalPhotos.net
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