Whose and Who’s may sound the same, but they are not the same. Read the next information about them and avoid mistakes.
It is a possessive pronoun. Use it when you want to ask about the owner of an object. So, it refers to PROPERTY
In fact, these are two words: Who+is= Who’s
The word Who is a subject pronoun. Use it when you want to ask about what person.
Whose and Who’s sound the same /hüz/, but they are not the same.
Remember that Who’s is a contraction and it’s actually two words: Who is.
Who is can help you check if you complete a question correctly. Look at the examples:
Complete the sentences with Whose or Who’s
Try to complete both questions with Who is (without the contraction).
- Who is cell phone is this? (this question in not correct! Here you need Whose, to ask about property, Whose cell phone is this?)
- Who is your favorite teacher? (this question in correct! Who is refers to what person, in this case what person is your favorite teacher? or Who’s your favorite teacher?)
Es Look at the sentences and choose the correct option to complete them.
Observa los enunciados y elige la opción correcta para completarlos.
Es Look at the images and the words and make questions with WHO’S and WHOSE, write them on the spaces provided.
Observa las imágenes y las palabras y elabora preguntas con WHO’S y WHOSE, anótalas en los espacios.