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1 POSSESSIVE ‘S Saxon genitive e.g. Mary’s house

2 The boy’s ball

3 The legs of the table

4 WHEN DO WE USE THE POSSESSIVE ‘S? For family relations (Tom’s father) Possession (Mary’s house)

5 2 WAYS TO SHOW POSSESSION 1. ‘S WITH PEOPLE AND ANIMALS 2. PREPOSITION “OF” FOR THINGS THE BOY’S BALL THE LEGS OF THE TABLE

6 WHAT HAPPENS WITH WORDS ENDING IN –S? DORIS GIRLS PARENTS JAMES DORIS’ HAT THE GIRLS’ HOUSE MY PARENTS’ CAR JAMES’ FRIEND PRONUNCIATION: / IZ / ‘ (APOSTROPHE)

7 WATCH OUT! PROPER NAMES DON’T USE ARTICLE “THE”. The girl’s pen The children’s toys X Peter’s watch X Isabel’s glasses THE PETER’S WATCH

8 2 PEOPLE These are John and Sarah. This is John and Sarah’s car.

9 2 PEOPLE These are Mary and Linda. They are Mary and Linda’s dogs.

10 AND NOW? ANN JANE JANE’S AND ANN’S BIKES

11 WHOSE…? Whose is this bag? Whose bag is it? Whose vs. Who’s Who’s your sister?

12 LET’S PRACTICE! JENNIFER TEDDY BEAR JENNIFER’S TEDDY BEAR THE GIRL’S TEDDY BEAR

13 LET’S PRACTICE! THE FOOTBALLERS ’ BALL

14 CARLOS COMPUTER CARLOS ’ COMPUTER (/IZ)

15 LET’S PRACTICE! CLOCK HANDS THE HANDS OF THE CLOCK

16 LET’S PRACTICE! JANE DAUGHTER JANE’S DAUGHTER

17 LET’S PRACTICE! MIKE SON MIKE’S SON

18 YOUTUBE PRACTICE JENNIFER ESL

19 Mónica Redondo EOI MARBELLA


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