Learn English through pictures, sounds and sentence examples! In this lesson you will learn some useful phrases for talking about possession.
Possession means that something belongs to me, you, or someone else. If something belongs to you, it's yours, you own it. If something belongs to someone, it is somebody's. He or she owns it.
Look at the examples below.
The apples are Nutty's. They belong to Nutty.
The carrots are Bobo's. They belong to Bobo.
The bananas are Gopher's. They belong to Gopher.
The tomatoes are Albert's. They belong to Albert.
We use 's after someone's name to show that something belongs to her or him.
Here are some examples.
Honey's dress is yellow.
Buddy's cap is green.
Lemonia's t-shirt is white.
Peter's trousers are yellow.
Make as many sentences about our friends as you can. For example, Bobo's cap is pink and white.
Look at the pictures below and answer the questions. For example, Whose dress is blue? Nutty's dress.
When we want to know to whom something belongs, we use the question word whose.
Honey and Nutty
Whose dress is yellow?
Buddy and Bobo
Whose cap is green?
Lemonia and Gopher
Whose t-shirt is red?
Peter and Albert
Whose trousers are green?