Please help with the Aggettivo possessivo

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Please help with the Aggettivo possessivo

Post by digitalfun123 » Sun Mar 07, 2010 4:17 am

I am not sure how to solve this one.. What does "Sono" mean in these sentences? But i tried

Aggettivo possessivo

Q1) Giuglio ha degli album
A) Sono i suoi album

Q2) Tu hai delle compagne
A) Sono le tue compagne

Q4) Voi avete una villa
A) È la vostra villa

Grazie molte

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Post by Chris Corbyn » Sun Mar 07, 2010 4:29 am

I'm not sure I understand what you're supposed to do. If you're supposed to answer the questions using possessive adjectives I'd have written:

A1) Sono i suoi album
A2) Sono le mie compagne
A3) È la nostra villa

Sono in this context means "they are". They questions aren't really questions though, they're just statements.

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Post by digitalfun123 » Sun Mar 07, 2010 4:39 am

Why "Sono le mie compagne" and not "le tue" because it says "Tu hai"?

and what does "È la" mean in the third one? "la" must be a direct object pronoun in this context?

Yes we have to use possessive adjectives.

Thanks.

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Post by Chris Corbyn » Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:22 am

Q) Tu hai delle compagne (You have some companions)
A) Sono le mie compagne (They are my companions)

I wasn't sure if you're supposed to respond from the point of view of the subject, or if you're supposed to respond in the third person. I've responded as if it was a question adressed to me (tu). It's not clear what the right answer is supposed to be.

"È la" doesn't mean anything by itself.

La villa = the villa
La vostra villa = your villa

I guess the confusing bit is that in English we don't use the definite article when we're using possessive adjectives, "your villa" not "the your villa". But in Italian they do.

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Post by digitalfun123 » Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:33 am

Thanks a ton my friend. Very helpful.

How long have you been studying Italian?

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Post by Chris Corbyn » Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:54 am

digitalfun123 wrote:Thanks a ton my friend. Very helpful.

How long have you been studying Italian?
Di niente :)

I've been studying for about 7 and a half months, ready for a trip over there this June. Lots and lots of studying :shock:

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Post by digitalfun123 » Sun Mar 07, 2010 6:16 am

Have to compliment on your knowledge of the language in such a short duration. Bravo!

How long are you planning to stay in Italy? Backpacking?

Buon viaggio!

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Post by Chris Corbyn » Sun Mar 07, 2010 1:09 pm

Sorry just got back from a friend's after dinner. Thanks :)

How long have you been studying?

I'm backpacking yeah. I'll be there for 7 weeks, travelling all over mainland Italy, but I have 9 weeks off work so I'll be spending 2 weeks in the UK where I'm from (I moved to Australia a couple of years ago).

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Post by digitalfun123 » Mon Mar 08, 2010 1:29 am

Aggettivo possessivo

Q1) Giuglio ha degli album
A) Sono i suoi album

Q2) Tu hai delle compagne
A) Sono le tue compagne

Q3) Marta e Alessio hanno 2 auto
A) Sono le loro auto

Q4) Voi avete una villa
A) È la vostra villa

Q5) I professori hanno un'aula
A) È la loro aula

Q6) Il dipartimento ha le studentesse
A) Sono le sue studentesse

Q7) Noi abbiamo i risultati
A) Sono i nostri risultati

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Post by polideuce » Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:33 am

Q1) Giulio ha degli album
niente "gl" :)

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