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Practice 2. Possessive Pronouns | (A-Level, Basic)

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Based on the lesson about possessive pronouns (mine, yours, his, hers, ours, theirs) and on the lesson about possessive determiners (my, your, his, her, our, their) use the clues to fill in the blanks with the correct possessive pronoun or determiner.

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1. I speak to parents every week. How often does Susan speak to ?

I speak to my parents every week. How often does Susan speak to hers?

2. The boy is saying, “Give me the ball. It’s !”

The boy is saying, “Give me the ball. It’s mine!”

3. The children are saying, “Give us the ball. It’s !”

The children are saying, “Give us the ball. It’s ours!”

4. Don’t give these books to Mary. They’re not .

Don’t give these books to Mary. They’re not hers.

5. — Is this child Mr. and Mrs. Smith’s son?

 — Yes, he’s son.

Yes, he’s their son.

6. — My brother and I visit grandparents every summer. When do you see ?

 — We see every day.

— My brother and I visit our grandparents every summer. When do you see yours?

— We see ours every day.

7. — John’s car is new. And ?

 — Mine is very old.

John’s car is new. And yours?

8. — Is this John’s car?

— No, this car isn’t .

No, this car isn’t his.

9. — My father is a doctor. And John and Mary’s father?

 — father is an engineer.

Their father is an engineer.

10. — My parents are from New York. And Pedro’s?

   — father is from California, and mother is from Texas.

His father is from California, and his mother is from Texas.

11. — Our teacher is from England. Where is from?

   — Ours is from the United States.

Our teacher is from England. Where are yours from?

12. — Your house has two bedrooms. How about your brother’s house?

   — has two bedrooms, too.

His has two bedrooms, too.

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