English Grammar Possessive Adjectives
Learn English Possessive Adjectives Grammar

Grammar Level 1- Lesson Sixteen

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Possessive Adjectives in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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Possessive Adjectives

Possessive adjectives show ownership or belonging. They must go somewhere before a noun.
I am a teacher.
You are my student.

You are a student.
I am your teacher.

He is playing a violin.
It is his violin.

This is a woman.
Her hair is black.

This is a dog.
It is eating its food.

We are eating our dinner.

You are students.
You are in your classroom.

They are children.
They are eating their cake.

1. I am practicing ___ English.
2. You are working with _____ teacher
3. We are doing ______ work.
4. They are in _______ house.
5. Open _____ books and turn to the first lesson.
6. She wants to see ______ father.
7. It has ______ own food.
8. ______ name is (your name here).
9. ______ name is John.
10. _____ name is Julia.

ANSWERS: 1. my; 2. your; 3. our; 4. their; 5. your; 6. her; 7. its; 8. My; 9. His; 10. Her


Nouns are also used as possessive adjectives:

This is her book. / This is the girl’s book.
That is his car. / That is John’s car.
Where are their coats? /
Where are the children’s coats?
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Quiz for Possessive Adjectives

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In our next lesson, we will cover the Possessive Pronouns Before moving to the next lesson, we suggest that you complete this lesson including its quizzes.

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