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Gramática inglesa de nivel avanzado paso a paso (English Grammar Step by Step)

 

     UNIT 11 - The key
     THE GENITIVE CASE

1 a Mr Smith's canoe b The windows of the house c your son's trainers d a cat's eyes e my friend's ballpoint

2 a Your sister's court shoes b The schoolgirls' uniforms c The schoolchildren's running shoes d The schoolboy's football boots e your friends' behaviour

3 a Archimedes' principle b Mrs Watkins's hubby c Dickens's novels d James's girl-friend e Mr Miles's missus

4 a Mary's pimples b Celia's eyes c The brim of my hat d The remote control of the video e Denis's watch f Mr Evans's pliers g my half-brother's heyday h The walls of this house i The cover of this book j The lid of this trunk k Euripides' plays l John's half-siter m This packet of cigarettes n stems of these flowers o the lining of this dress p Her pupils' homework q His dog's tail r your warriors' weapons s Miss Curtis's lipstick t The Browns' house u Billy's clothes v Sophocles' poetry w These slices of bread x The back of my chair y The walls of his house z My sister's goddaughter

5 a Fiona and Elmer's ostentatious flat b Mr and Mrs Jarvis's carrots c The boys and the girls' rooms d My brother and my sister's sense of humour e Mr and Mrs White's hammocks

6 a the butcher's b the florist's c the optician's d the fishmonger's e the dentist's

7 a Yesterday's competition b Last night's perfomance c Next week's party d Last year's carnival e Tonight's date

8 a Britain's bus service/the bus service in Britain b the world record/the world's record c Italy's most ancient monument/the most ancient monument in Italy d the city's first theatre/the first theatre in the city e the country's most recent discovery/the most recent discovery in the country

9 a My brother-in-law's toupee b The day before yesterday's reception c Nicholas's manners d The furniture of the palace e Catalonia's way of live/the Catalan way of life/the way of live in Catalonia f a carpenter's workshop g My dog and cat's foot h Jesus' miracles i Charles's occupation j My pals' bikes k my housekeeper's keys l Her partner's words m our daughter's memory n Tess's stepchildren o their manager's secret weapons p Eve's q Elmer's birthday r My uncle's vineyards; one's own s The legs of the settee/The settee legs t The wood of the rocking chair u The day after tomorrow's dancing contest v My hometown's second museum/The second museum in my hometown w Liz's alibi x Aristophanes' humorous plays y the mermaid's tale z That guy's pekinese

10 a The government's intervention/The intervention of the government b The company's profits/The profits of the company c the committee's policy/the policy of the committee d The team's players/The players of the team e The party's members/The members of the party

11 a a picture of the day (that) we met b the briefcase of the man (that) she promised to be always true to c the eyes of the ostrich (which) you are feeding d The face of boy (that) Mary loves e The ring of the person (who is) in love with him

12 a My ex-husband's sudden death/The sudden death of my husband b James Joyce's prose/The prose of James Joyce c Shakespeare's lines/The lines of Shakespeare d The prime minister's election/The election of the prime minister e The vixen's running up and down/The running up and down of the vixen

13 a The sun's rays b God's sake c death's door d twenty dollars' worth of aubergines e her life's ambition

14 a Marilyn Monroe's sex appeal b our children's sake c The president's speech/The speech of the president d My sister's wedding e Portugal's culture/Portuguese culture f Socrates' thoughts g Mrs Brooks's shopping list h the world's largest city/the largest city in the world i a tadpole's gills j Peter's rancour k Bess's eggs l John Lennon's songs m The sole of these brogues n The crocodile's mouth o His ex-wife's wristband p Yesterday's showers q the ceiling of the room r the meaning of this word s his ex's career path t our neighbour's hose u the pet of the people (who live) next door v the multinational's security measures/the security measures of the multinational w The kids' survival/The survival of the kids x The company's enterprising attitude/The enterprising attitude of the company y The material of this coffin z traveller's cheques

Author: Miquel Molina i Diez
Pages: 1 and the key

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   Contents

   Introduction

   Notes

1  Negative and interrogative sentences (Page 2 and the key)

2  Short answers (Page 2 and the key)

3  Question tags (Page 2 and the key)

4  Questions and exclamations (Page 2 and the key)

5  So, neither, nor, either (the key)

6  Be, used to, would, be/get/become used to, dare, have, get, become, grow, go, turn, fall and feel (Page 2 and the key)

7  Verb tenses: forms (Page 2 and the key)

8  Irregular verbs

9  Verb tenses: uses (Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5 and the key)

10 Personal pronouns, possessives and reflexive pronouns (Page 2 and the key)

11 The genitive case (the key)

12 Singular and plural nouns (Page 2 and the key)

13 Gender (the key)

14 A, an, some, any, no, not, none, each, every and the; compounds of some, any, no and every (Page 2, Page 3 and the key)

15 Neither, not...either, none, not...any, both and all (the key)

16 A few, few, a lot, lots, a little, little, many, much, no and plenty (the key)

17 Enough, too, so and such (the key)

18 Comparative and superlative sentences (Page 2 and the key)

19 Adjective order (the key)

20 Relative clauses (Page 2 and the key)

21 Do and make (the key)

22 Modal verbs (Page 2, Page 3 and the key)

23 Infinitives, gerunds and present participles (Page 2 and the key)

24 Conditional sentences (Page 2 and the key)

25 Passive sentences (the key)

26 Reported speech (Page 2 and the key)

27 Purpose (the key)

28 Word order (the key)

29 Inversion (the key)

30 Connectors (Page 2 and the key)

31 Prepositions (Page 2, Page 3 and the key)

32 Phrasal verbs (the key)

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