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INTRODUCTION

What you will learn in this lesson:

  • to form and use possessive adjectives: my, your, his, her, its, our, their

  • to form and use the impersonal se

  • to form and use demonstrative adjectives: this, that, these, those

  • to form, conjugate, and use regular verbs in the past tense

  • to form, conjugate, and use irregular verbs in the past tense

  • vocabulary related to a well-baby visit

  • to conduct a return pediatric visit for failed treatment

  • to treat an asthma attack in the ER

The goal of this lesson is to be able to discuss and understand medical situations in the past tense, to conduct a pediatric visit for failed treatment, and to treat an emergency adult asthma attack.

POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES

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mi(s)

my

nuestro(s), nuestra(s)

our

tu(s)

your (familiar)

su(s)

his, her, your (formal)

su(s)

their, your (formal)

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la bolsa

purse, handbag, bag, sack, and sometimes pocket (Pocket is also known as bolsillo.)

el rebozo

colorful Mexican-style shawl often used by indigenous women to carry their infants. Rebozos are also sold in markets to tourists for whatever use they deem interesting.

The possessive adjectives mi, tu, and su do not change, regardless of whether the noun is masculine or feminine.

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Mi, tu, and su change to mis, tus, and sus to agree with a plural noun.

Ejercicio 8A

Llene los espacios con la forma correcta de mi/mis o tu/tus.

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EJEMPLOS

mi medicina—mis medicinas

tu receta—tus recetas

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1.

(mi/mis)

______ pulsos

______ depresor

______ tío

______ nueras1

2.

(tu/tus)

______ suegra2

______ martillos

______ gasa

______ doctora

3.

(mi/mis)

______ vendas

______ primos

______ llave

______ pacientes

4.

(tu/tus)

______ otoscopio

______ cliente

______ cuñados3

______ estetoscopio

1nuera daughter-in-law

2suegra mother-in-law

3cuñados brothers-in-law; brothers- and sisters-in-law

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  • If the noun is feminine singular, use nuestra.

  • If the noun is masculine singular, use nuestro.

  • If the noun is feminine plural, use nuestras.

  • If the noun is masculine plural, use nuestros.

Ejercicio 8B

Llene los espacios con la forma correcta de nuestro.

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1.

__________ almohada

__________ venda

__________ inyección

__________ pastillas

2.

__________ otoscopios

__________ martillos

__________ aguja

__________ lavabo4

3.

__________ jeringa

__________ cuchara

__________ curitas

__________ gasa

4.

__________ clínicas

__________ goteros

__________ depresor

__________ termómetros

4...

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