Flashcards in 09 POSESIVOS E IMPERSONALES Deck (37):
POSESIVO DE THOMAS
THOMAS' or THOMAS'S
When a noun is used as a modifier, it is in its singular form
The soup has vegetables in it.
It is a vegetable soup
The building has offices in it.
It is an office building
When a noun used as a modifier is combined with a number expression, the noun is singular and a hyphen (-) is used.
The test lasted two hours.
It was a two-hour test.
Her son is five years old.
She has a five-year-old son
The followng are examples of collective nouns:
audience; couple; family
public; crowd; government
staff; commitee; faculty
When a collective noun refers to a single Impersonal unit, a singular pronoun (it, its) is used
My family is large. It is composed of nine members
When a collective noun refers to a collection of various individuals, a plural pronoun (they, them, their) is used, as in
My family is loving and supportive. They are always ready to help me
ONE and YOU
Cualquier persona, gente en general
Complete the sentences.
Use the possessive form of the nouns in parentheses.
The (children) toys are all over the floor.
I fixed the (child) bicycle.
(Bess) last name is Young.
It would cost me a (month) salary to •buy that refrigerator.
We went to (Jack and Larry) house for dinner.
JACK AND LARRY'S
Correct the errors.
Use the possessive nouns by adding apostrophes and final -s/-es as necessary
Five were aboard the space shuttle. The astronaut safe return to earth was a welcome sight to millions of television viewers.
It is the people right to what the city is going to do about the housing problem.
Quite a few diplomats are assigned to our city. Almost all of the diplomat children attend a special school.
12. A diplomat work invariably involves numerous meetings.
They sell XXXXXXX at that store. It is a XXXXXXX store.
They sell SHOES at that store. It is a SHOE store.
My garden has XXXXXXX in it. It is a XXXXXXX garden.
My garden has FLOWERS in it. It is a FLOWER garden.
This soup is made from black XXXXXXX It is black XXXXXXX soup.
This soup is made from black BEANS It is black BEAN soup.
People can buy special food in small jars for XXXXXXX It is called XXXXXXX food.
People can buy special food in small jars for BABIES It is called BABY food.
Dr. Adams is trained as a psychologist for XXXXXXX She is a XXXXXXX psychologist.
Dr. Adams is trained as a psychologist for CHILDREN She is a CHILD psychologist.
At a formal dinner, there are usually two forks on the table. The smaller fork is for – XXXXXXX. It is a XXXXXXX fork.
At a formal dinner, there are usually two forks on the table. The smaller fork is for SALADS. It is a SALAD fork.
In tropical climates, sometimes it is necessary to hang a net over a bed to protect the sleeper from XXXXXXX It is called a XXXXXXX net.
In tropical climates, sometimes it is necessary to hang a net over a bed to protect the sleeper from MOSQUITOES It is called a MOSQUITO net.
The plane was late. We had a XXXXXXX wait. We had to wait for XXXXXXX
The plane was late. We had a TWO-HOUR wait. We had to wait for TWO HOURS
My brother is XXXXXXX I have a XXXXXXX brother.
TEN YEAR OLD
My brother is TEN YEARS OLD I have a TEN-YEAR-OLD brother.
Arm and dog are XXXXXXX words. Each word has XXXXXXX
Arm and dog are THREE-LETTER words. Each word has THREE LETTERS
Complete the sentences with pronouns. In some of the sentences, there is more than one possibility.
Choose the correct singular or plural verb in parentheses as necessary.
I looked up some information about the average American family. I found out that XXXXXXX (consists, consist) of 2.3 children.
The audience clapped enthusiastically. Obviously XXXXXXX had enjoyed the concert.
The crowd at the soccer game was huge. XXXXXXX exceeded 100,000 people.
The crowd became more and more excited as the premier's motorcade approached. XXXXXXX began to shout and wave flags in the air.
The audience filled the room to overflowing. XXXXXXX (was, were) larger than I had expected.
The class is planning a party for the last day of school. XXXXXXX (is, are) going to bring many different kinds of food and invite some of XXXXXXX friends to celebrate with XXXXXXX
8. The class is too small. XXXXXXX (is, are) going to be canceled.