Learning Objective: To understand and use possessive pronouns.
A possessive pronoun is used to show when something belongs to somebody.
They help you avoid using the same noun many times. Common possessive
pronouns are- Mine, yours, his, hers, ours, theirs.
Instead of: The tuition books belong to Adam. They are Adam’s. We would
say; the tuition books belong to Adam. They are his.
We have used the possessive pronoun ‘his’ instead of the noun ‘Adam’.
Complete the gap with the suitable possessive pronoun.
I couldn’t take my dads tea because it was .
The jacket is . It belongs to me.
Miss Roberts thought the jacket was . She then realized
it didn’t belong to her
I couldn’t take my dads tea because it was his.
The jacket is mine. it belongs to me.