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Les Adjectifs Possessifs. Function: Possessive adjectives are words used in place of articles (un, une, le, les etc.) They indicate to whom something.

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1 Les Adjectifs Possessifs

2 Function: Possessive adjectives are words used in place of articles (un, une, le, les etc.) They indicate to whom something belongs (e.g my mother, your father, his sister, our brother etc.)

3 EnglishMas. SingFem. Sing Before a Vowel Plural mymonmamonmes yourtontatontes his, hers, its sonsasonses ournotre nos your (pl)votre vos theirleur leurs

4 The Vowel Rule When a feminine noun begins with a vowel (e.g. amie) the masculine possessive is used in order to avoid two vowels placed together (eg. ma amie)= (mon amie)

5 Pratique: Fill In the Blanks NounMy Your (Sing.) His, Hers, Its Our Your (pl) Their stylo (masc.) _____ stylo _____ stylo _____ stylo _____ stylo _____ stylo _____ stylo montre (fem.) _____ montre _____ montre _____ montre _____ montre _____ montre _____ montre amie (vowel) _____ amie _____ amie _____ amie _____ amie _____ amie _____ amie frères (pl.) _____ frères _____ frères _____ frères _____ frères _____ frères _____ frères

6 Les différences entre langlais et le français In French, possession by a person is shown differently than English when we use a persons name. Jean-Francoiss book. Le livre de Jean-Francois.

7 Hmmm … quelle est la règle? When we use the name of a person to show possession, in French the name of the person will always come after the object. Le stylo du professeur La téléphone de Maman Les cahiers des étudiants


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