Wadjasay? American English Pronunciation Practice

Who's and Whose

September 18, 2022 Follow on Telegram: https://t.me/NativeEnglishLessons Season 3 Episode 29
Wadjasay? American English Pronunciation Practice
Who's and Whose
Wadjasay? Practice American English Pronunciation
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Show Notes

Who’s can be a contraction of “who is”

1) Who’s your friend? [Who is your friend?]
— This is Sally.

2) Who’s ready for dinner?
— Everybody! We’re all hungry.

3) Who’s interested in watching a movie tonight?
—I would be, but I have a lot of homework to do.

4) Kids, who’s arriving tomorrow?
— Grandma and grandpa!

5) This is my daughter, Miranda, who’s going to have a birthday next week.

Who’s can be a contraction of “who has”.

6) Who’s got time to help me with my English homework? [Who has got time...]

7) Who’s finished reading Chapter 12?

8) Who’s got some money to help pay for dinner?

9) Who’s already listened to Beethoven’s 5th Symphony?

10) Who’s worked for the government in the past five years?

And "whose" is for possession--no contraction

11) Whose shoes are those?
—Those are my basketball shoes.
I didn’t know you played basketball.
—I don’t. I just liked the way they looked, so I bought a pair.

12) Juan is my friend whose parents are from Colombia.

13) Whose jacket is this? I love the color.
—I think it belongs to my Uncle Fred.

14) Whose house is that? It’s huge!
—It used to belong to Queen Elizabeth but now it’s one of King Charles’ properties.

15) Whose yacht is that?
—Who cares? Some rich guy owns it, I’m sure.

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