Lesson 26: Personal Items


Practice by reading the dialogue with your tutor. After you are done, switch roles and do it again! πŸ“˜



Using possessive pronouns. πŸ“˜

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Possessive pronouns are used in English so you don’t have to repeat information that is already known. It usually makes the sentence less confusing. πŸ“˜



Subject Possessive
I Mine
You Yours
He His
She Hers
It Its
We Ours
You (pl) Yours
They Theirs


  • These keys are my keys. These keys are mine.
  • This backpack is your backpack. This backpack is yours.
  • That purse is her purse. That purse is hers.
  • This flashlight is our flashlight. This flashlight is ours.
  • This camera is their camera. This camera is theirs.


Using the articles a and an. πŸ“˜





Go over the vocabulary and below with your tutor. πŸ“˜

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Fill in the blank with the correct possessive pronoun. πŸ“˜

  • Do these keys belong to you? Yes, they are mine.
  • She has a ring. It is _______.
  • Is this our flashlight? No, it is not _______.
  • This is their camera. The camera is ________.
  • The suitcase belongs to me. It is _________.


Fill in the first blank with a personal item from the vocabulary list. Fill in the second blank with the correct possessive pronoun. πŸ“˜

  • The hat belongs to him. It is his.
  • The ____________ belongs to them. It is _________.
  • The ____________ belongs to us. It is ___________.
  • The ____________ belongs to you. It is __________.
  • The ____________ belongs to her. It is ___________.


Rewrite the sentence using a or an or leave it blank. πŸ“˜

  • She has two _______ purses. She has two purses.
  • You and I have _______ sunglasses. ___________________________.
  • He has ______ backpack. _______________________.
  • They have _______ camera. _____________________.
  • You have ______ umbrella. ____________________.


Say what the personal item is in the picture. Use β€œIt is/they are ___________.” Make sure to use a or an or nothing. πŸ“˜

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Discussion Questions

  • Describe the things you have in your closet.
  • What do you usually have in your pockets? Purse?
  • Do you have anything in your home that isn’t yours? What?
  • What would you bring on a trip?
  • What things could you not live without?


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