Google
English-Test.net
Find penpals and make new friends today!
 
something that is demanded; necessity; something that is needed
requirement
duration
midday
pleasure
full quiz correct answer
 
Username
Password
 Remember me? 
Search   Album   FAQ   Memberlist   Profile   Private messages   Register   Log in 

How do we use 'whose'?



 
ESL/EFL Worksheets and Handouts for Students Printable, photocopiable, clearly structured
Designed for teachers and individual learners
For use in a classroom, at home, on your PC
ESL Forums | English Teacher Explanations (ESL Tests)
meaning of 'walk off with' | 'kids in my family' vs. 'kids at my family'
listening exercisestell a friend
Message
Author
How do we use 'whose'? #1 (permalink) Wed Feb 14, 2007 4:51 am   How do we use 'whose'?
 

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #5 "Relative Pronouns", question 8

Did you meet the lady who's uncle works in the library?

(a) you
(b) the
(c) who's

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #5 "Relative Pronouns", answer 8

Did you meet the lady whose uncle works in the library?

Correct entry: whose
The error was: (c) who's
_________________________

what is the use of whose
Cyana
Guest





How do we use 'whose'? #2 (permalink) Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:11 am   How do we use 'whose'?
 

.
Whose is the possessive form of the interrogative and relative adjective/pronoun:

Whose hat is this? -- It is her hat
I don't know whose uncle is under the bed. -- He is John's uncle.
Whose is that? -- That's mine.

etc.
.
_________________
Native English teacher at Mister Micawber's
Mister Micawber
Language Coach


Joined: 17 Jul 2005
Posts: 13014

Do you know how to use the relative pronoun?English grammar exercises — improve your English knowledge and vocabulary skillsAre you a native speaker of English? Then you should read this!Here is all you want to know about English! Click to subscribe to free email English course
Display posts from previous:   
meaning of 'walk off with' | 'kids in my family' vs. 'kids at my family'
ESL Forums | English Teacher Explanations (ESL Tests) All times are GMT + 1 Hour
Page 1 of 1
Latest topics on ESL EFL Forums
difference between stop by and stop on?Meaning of still: Should I use the Present Simple in this sentence?Negative question tag?meaning of "capital account"meaning of "operation management"decision making skills vs. human resources skills vs. human relations skillsAbout of question with preposition at the endmeaning of "we've"What does 'it' mean in this sentence?What does 'still alive' mean?Can I change the pronouns here?meaning of "stick her neck out"startling vs. stunning

 
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
Subscribe to FREE email English course
First name E-mail