English Grammar Connection Possessive adjectives tell you WHO owns something or describe a RELATIONSHIP between people or things. The forms of possessive adjectives do not change in English, but they do in Spanish. EX) ◦ They are my cousins. ◦ Ellos son mis primos.
In Spanish, possessive adjectives agree in NUMBER with the nouns they describe. Singular Mi – my Tu – your (familiar) Su – your (formal), his, hers, its or their Nuestro(a) – our Es mi tía. She is my aunt. Plural Mis – my Tus – your (familiar) Sus – your (formal), his, hers, its or their Nuestros(as) – our Son mis tías. They are my aunts. Nuestro(a) and nuestros(as) must also agree in gender!!!
Practice 1. My cousin 2. My cousins 3. Your (fam.) mother 4. Their mother 5. His friend 6. Her friends 7. Our dogs 8. Our cat 1. Mi primo 2. Mis primos 3. Tu madre 4. Su madre 5. Su amigo 6. Sus amigos 7. Nuestros perros 8. Nuestro gato