12.1 Possessive Pronouns (мій, твій, чий in Nominative)

cafe entrance

12.1 Possessive Pronouns (мій, твій, чий in Nominative)

This is a guest module created by Reagan Kanter.

In this module, you will become more familiar with the possessive pronouns “my” and “your,” which have different forms depending on the gender and number of the noun that they modify. You will also learn how to use the question word “whose.”

Завдання 1

Read the text below, paying close attention to the different forms of the pronoun “my.” Then answer the questions that follow.

Мене́ зва́ти Ні́на Матвіє́нко. Я украї́нка. Моя́ профе́сія – співа́чка, і моє́ захо́плення*passion, hobby – наро́дна му́зика. У ме́не є чолові́к, два сини́ та одна́ дочка́. Моя́ дочка́ – співа́чка, як і я. Пра́вда, мої́ сини́ – не співаки́. Мій чолові́к – худо́жник.


Завдання 2

A mother is helping her child get ready for school. Note how similar the forms of the possessive pronoun “your” are to the forms of the possessive pronoun “my.”

red bookbag
Мама: Де твій рюкза́к?
Дитина: Ось мій рюкза́к!
black spiral notebook
1
blue pen
2
stack of books
3
long coat
4

Завдання 3

Listen to each statement below and choose the correct noun based on the possessive pronoun that you hear.

Завдання 4

Read the captions for the images below, paying close attention to the form of the question word “whose,” which agrees in gender and number with the noun it modifies.


Чий це словни́к?
– Мій!
glass of ice water
Чия́ це вода́?
– Моя́!
beer mug
Чиє́ це пи́во?
– Це моє́ пи́во!
stack of papers
Чиї́ це докуме́нти?
– Мої́. Дя́кую!

Complete the following dialogues by dragging the appropriate question words into the blanks.

Завдання 5

You will hear eight questions. For each question, indicate whether one or more things are being asked about. Then answer the question that follows.


Завдання 6

A group of friends meet at a cafe. When everyone’s orders are ready, only one person goes to the counter to get them. Unfortunately, they cannot remember who ordered which drink. Complete the following dialogues by dragging the appropriate possessive pronouns into the blanks. Then answer the questions that follow.


Завдання 7

A caring friend has gone grocery shopping for someone who is home sick. However, he forgot to separate their groceries while at the store, so now they must sort through the groceries together. Complete the dialogue below by choosing the appropriate words from the pull-down menus. Then answer the questions that follow.


Мовний пазл

Look through the activities you have just completed and choose the correct statements below to summarize what you have learned.

А тепер тест!

Two friends are packing up to go home from vacation, but things are a bit messy after they stayed in the same hotel room together for a week. They must now sort through everything to figure out who owns what. Complete the dialogue below by choosing the appropriate words from the pull-down menus.