French possessive adjectives - The Nightmare!

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Nothing confuses English speakers more than French possessive adjectives. Camille Chevalier Karfis solves the puzzle - by focusing on the dog!

Nothing confuses English speakers more than French possessive adjectives.

The key to understanding how to use them is rather simple: you need to focus on the thing you are describing, NOT who it belongs to.

In English, you use the possessive adjective according to the gender (male or female) of the subject.

To describe one male dog who belongs to one man, you would say “his dog”.

To describe a female dog who belongs ...

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