2 There are two ways of demonstrating possession…. One method is by adding “di” in front of the owner:Questo cane e` di Maria.La classe d’italiano e` mercoledi.La ragazza di Nicola si chiama Teresa.
3 The other way of expressing possession is…. Created by using possessive adjectives: mio, mia, miei, mie…..There are 24 different adjectives.These adjectives must match or agree in gender and number with what is owned not the owner.Esempio: Mio padre e` simpatico.
4 Rules continuedAll nouns that indicate singular family members (like madre or padre or sorella etc.) DO NOT require an article before the adjective: Mia madre NOT La mia madre.What nouns require the articles? Plural family members (I miei genitori, or I tuoi fratelli); non-family members (amico, amici, cane, cani etc.il mio amico, I tuoi cani).
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