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Possessive Apostrophes and Possessive Pronouns

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Task Description
Watch the video and complete the exercises - fill in the gaps, matching pairs and comprehension questions.
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It’s possessive. It’s often followed by S’s. And it’s sometimes tricky when it comes to its usage. It’s the apostrophe. Laura McClure gives a refresher on when to use apostrophes in writing. Lesson by Laura McClure, animation by Karrot Animation.
Video length
1 minute 50 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
grammar
Grammar practice
General topic
Grammar topic
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Elementary (A1), Pre-intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Adults
adults
Adults
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This resource is licensed by BlackbirdSarah under the Creative Commons Attribution License.
Upload date
6/30/2022
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
"Those robots in the sand are my sister's." means that ...
They belong to my sister.
They are my sisters.
They belong to my sisters.
2. Choose the correct options.
"Those robots in the sand are my sisters'." means that ...
They belong to my sister.
They are my sisters.
They belong to my sisters.
3. Choose the correct options.
"Those robots in the sand are my sisters." means that ...
They belong to my sister.
They are my sisters.
They belong to my sisters.
4. Fill the gap.
The apostrophe belongs next to thethat owns or possesses something.
5. Choose the correct options.
The word "sister's" is ...
plural
posessive
plural possessive
6. Choose the correct options.
"Lucy's robots" means that ...
the robot belongs to Lucy
the robots belong to Lucy
the robots belong to Lucys
7. Guess the end.
Is it correct to write "Lucas' robots" or "Lucas's robots"?
8. Guess the end.
Is it correct to write "Robinsons' robots" or "Robinson's robots"?
9. Match the two halves.
ours
us
hers
her
mine
me
theirs
them
his
him
10. Choose the correct options.
Which of the following is a possessive pronoun?
its
it's
11. Fill the gap.
"It's" means "it" or "it".
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