Possessive adjectives with the verb to be


Task  - Fill in the chart with the suitable possessive adjectives.

Subject personal pronoun

Possessive adjective
















Task  - Which is correct? Tick the correct answer.

1)      He is __________ brother.

a.      you

b.     your

2)    Those are __________ bananas.

a.      they

b.     their

3)    She is __________ new teacher.

a.      I

b.     my

4)    Mr Lemon’s __________ father.

a.      our

b.     we

5)    These people are __________ friends.

a.      he

b.     his

6)    Where is __________ book?

a.      my

b.     I

7)    Fluffy is __________ small cat.

a.      she

b.     her

8)    This is __________ yellow ball.

a.      it

b.     its

9)    That is __________ table.

a.      their

b.     they

10) They are __________ children.

a.      we

b.     our




Task  - Rewrite the sentences using the appropriate possessive adjective. Look at the example.

e.g.: This is Roy’s watch. This is his watch.

1)      This is Peter’s book.  

2)    This is the dog’s house.  

3)    These are Albert and Kate’s books.  

4)    That is the Smiths’ red car.  

5)    That is Mary’s white box.  

6)    This is the teachers’ room.  

7)    This is Ben’s school.  

8)    These are the children’s toys.  

9)    Kate is Penny’s old friend.  

10) Mark is Tony’s cousin.  


Task  - Write the correct possessive adjectives on the lines according to the given information in the brackets. Look at the example.

e.g.: This is __________ (Roy) watch.  This is his watch.

1)      That is  (Tom and you) blue car.

2)    These are  (Eve and I) dogs.

3)    Today is  (I) birthday.

4)    She is  (you) best friend.

5)    Mr Taylor is  (we) teacher.

6)    What’s  (you) name?

7)     (I) name is Gina.

8)    This is  (the children) room.

9)    I am  (Mary) sister.


10) She is  (Kim and Tom) mother