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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.

NOUN +

‘s

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

+

‘S


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

COMPLEMENT. French.

CAN NOT Can´t Can´t Can´t

VERB SIMPLE FORM speak Swim. read

COMPLEMENT. French.

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

THESE

Plural, short distance

THAT THOSE

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

In English.


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