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ch05 - Possessive Nouns Objectives Distinguish between...

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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 2 Possessive Nouns Objectives Distinguish between possessive nouns and noun plurals. Follow five steps in using the apostrophe to show ownership. Use apostrophe construction for animate nouns.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 3 Possessive Nouns Distinguish between descriptive nouns and possessive nouns. Pluralize compound nouns, combined ownership nouns, organization names, and abbreviations. Understand incomplete possessives. Avoid awkward possessives.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 4 Possessive Nouns Determine whether an extra syllable can be pronounced in forming a possessive. Make proper nouns possessive.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 5 Showing Possession Apostrophes are used to show the following: Ownership Wendy’s book Origin Dr. Moss’s prescription Authorship Hemingway’s works Measurement ten years’ experience
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 6 Five Steps in Apostrophe Use 1. Look for possessive construction. Usually two nouns appear together. Have you seen Wendy’s book?
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 7 Five Steps in Apostrophe Use 1. Look for possessive construction. Usually two nouns appear together. Have you seen Wendy’s book ?
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 8 Five Steps in Apostrophe Use 1. Look for possessive construction. Usually two nouns appear together. Have you seen Wendy’s book? Hemingway’s works are highly regarded.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 9 Five Steps in Apostrophe Use 1. Look for possessive construction. Usually two nouns appear together. Have you seen Wendy’s book? Hemingway’s works are highly regarded.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 10 Five Steps in Apostrophe Use 1. Look for possessive construction. Usually two nouns appear together. Have you seen Wendy’s book? Hemingway’s works are highly regarded. Brad has ten years’ experience.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 11 Five Steps in Apostrophe Use 1. Look for possessive construction. Usually two nouns appear together. Have you seen Wendy’s book? Hemingway’s works are highly regarded. Brad has ten years’ experience .
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 12 Five Steps in Apostrophe Use 2. Reverse the nouns. Wendy(s) book =
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 13 Five Steps in Apostrophe Use 2. Reverse the nouns. Wendy(s) book = book of Wendy
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 14 Five Steps in Apostrophe Use 2. Reverse the nouns. Wendy(s) book = book of Wendy Hemingway(s) works =
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 15 Five Steps in Apostrophe Use 2. Reverse the nouns. Wendy(s) book = book of Wendy Hemingway(s) works = works of Hemingway
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 5 - 16 Five Steps in Apostrophe Use 2. Reverse the nouns.
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