BY SERGIO VENTURA
POSSESSIVE FORM OF NOUNS
In English we indicate that a person is in the possession of an object adding an apostrophe (‘) and an “S” to the name of the person.
SINGULAR NOUNS a. To show the possessive of a noun in singular add (‘s) Examples: The doctor’s office. Joe’s new car. Wendy’s pink sweater.
b. To show the possessive of a noun in singular that has two or more syllables and ends in (s, x, sh, ch) sounds add (‘) Examples: s Mrs. Perkins’ garden. Gladys’ telephone number
NO UN x + 1 2 sh Syllables ch
PLURAL NOUNS: a. To show the possession of regular plural nouns add (‘) Examples: The boys’ little house. The secretaries’ office.
REGULAR PLURAL NOUN
b. To show the possession of irregular plural nouns add (‘s) Examples: The children’s bedroom. The women’s books
IRREGULAR PLURAL NOUN
THE AUXILIARY VERB “CAN” The auxiliary verb “CAN” expresses physical or mental ability to do an action. Affirmative: SUBJECT I You He She It We You They Negative: SUBJECT I You He Interrogative: CAN Can Can Can Short answers: Yes, I can Yes, I can Yes, she can
CAN Can Can Can Can Can Can Can Can
VERB SIMPLE FORM speak Swim Read Play eat play drink buy
CAN NOT Can´t Can´t Can´t
VERB SIMPLE FORM speak Swim. read
SUBJECT I you she
VERB SIMPLE FORM speak swim read
COMPLEMENT? French? ? In English?
No, I can’t No, I can´t No, she can’t
THE DEMONSTRATIVE ADJECTIVES THIS
Singular, short distance
Plural, short distance
Singular, long distance Plural, long distance
Examples: This is my book. These are my books. That is my book. Those are my books.
In English. The guitar. Bananas. Football. Water. radishes