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Week 3 THURSDAY

GRAMMAR ESSENTIALS (Pages 10-13)

Page 10 POSSESIVE ADJECTIVES

Complete the following sentences with the possessive adjective which refers to the subject of the
sentence.

1. She knows her lesson well.


2. I also know __my___ lesson well.
3. Gail likes ___his__ new job very much.
4. I feed __my___ pets once a day.
5. You always get good grades on __your___ examinations.
6. My daughters clean __her___ room every Saturday.
7. Mr. Bach drives to work on __his___ car.
8. Mary and I do __our___ homework together.
9. Grace writes a letter to __her___ aunt every week.
10. The dog wags __its___ tail when it sees __its___ dinner dish.
11. The children take ___their__ toys to the park.
12. I always write the new rods in __my___ notebook.
13. Each cat has ___its__ own dish for food and water.
14. Both boys ride ___their__ bicycles to work.
15. You and Henry spend a lot of time at ___your__ office.
16. We need to paint __our___ house.
17. She always does well on all __her___ examinations.
Page 11 THERE IS, THERE ARE
Affirmatives

Complete the following sentences with: There is or There are.

1. There are no Australians in this class.


2. There is someone at the door.
3. There is a lots of students absent today.
4. There is a mailbox on the corner.
5. There are three lamps in the room.
6. There are two large windows in the room.
7. There is only one door.
8. There is a lots of desks in our office.
9. There is nobody in the room now.
10. There is a letter on the table for you.
11. There are several beautiful parks in the city.
12. There are twelve months in a year.
13. There is only one car in the parking lot.
14. There is no one at home.
15. There are dishes but no silverware on the table.
16. There are no stores in this section of the town.
Page 12 THERE IS, THERE ARE
Negatives and questions

A. Change the following sentences from affirmative to a negative. Use the contracted form.

1. There is a flag at the top of the building. There isnt a flag at the top of the building
2. There are two lamps in the room. There arent two lamps in the room.
3. There is a pillow on each bed. There isnt a pillow on each bed
4. There are two police officers on each corner. There arent two police officers on each
corner.
5. There is a big parade today. There isnt a big parade today.
6. There are many doctors on this area. There arent many doctors on this area.
7. There are ten new words on this lesson. There arent ten new words on this lesson.
8. There is a message for you on the hall table. There isnt a message for you on the hall
table.
9. There are enough chairs for everyone. There arent enough chairs for everyone.
10. There is a comfortable chair in each room. There isnt a comfortable chair in each room.
11. There is a good restaurant near here. There isnt a good restaurant near here.
12. There are telephones in every room. There arent telephones in every room.

B. Change the sentences to questions.

1. There is a flag at the top of the building. Is there a flag at the top of the building?
2. There are two lamps in the room. Are there two lamps in the room?
3. There is a pillow on each bed. Is there a pillow on each bed?
4. There are two police officers on each corner. Are there two police officers on each corner?
5. There is a big parade today. Is there a big parade today?
6. There are many doctors on this area. Are there many doctors on this area?
7. There are ten new words on this lesson. Are there ten new words on this lesson?
8. There is message for you on the hall table. Is there a message for you on the hall table?
9. There are enough chairs for everyone. Are there enough chairs for everyone?
10. There is a comfortable chair in each room. Is there a comfortable chair in each room?
11. There is a good restaurant near here. Is there a good restaurant near here?
12. There are telephones in every room. Are there telephones in every room?

Page 13 POSSESSIVE FORM OF NOUNS

Insert the apostrophe in the correct places in the following sentences.

1. Mrs. Reagans car is outside. Mrs. Reagans car is outside


2. I left my books at Lauras house. I left my books at Lauras house.
3. She buys her clothes in Chicagos best shops. She buys her clothes in Chicagos best shops.
4. The mens room is just down the hall. The mens room is just down the hall.
5. They sell ladies dresses on this floor. They sell ladies dresses on this floor.
6. The childs toys are all broken. The childs toys are all broken.
7. They sell childrens toys in this store. They sell childrens toys in this store.
8. There is a lot of competition between Bobs two sisters. There is a lot of competition
between Bobs two sisters.
9. He goes to the doctors office once a week. He goes to the doctors office once a week.
10. Lincolns birthday is February 12. Lincolns birthday is February 12.
11. Henry and Sallys father is in Europe. Henry and Sallys father is in Europe.
12. Mrs. Jacksons daughter is eight years old. Mrs. Jacksons daughter is eight years old.
13. St. Peters in Rome and St. Pauls in London are both good examples of Baroque architecture.

St. Peters in Rome and St. Pauls in London are both good examples of Baroque
architecture.