Whose and Who’s may sound the same, but they are not. Read the next information to learn about them and avoid making mistakes.
It is a possessive pronoun that refers to PROPERTY. Use it when you want to know who the owner of an object is.
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 have the same pronunciation /h../.
Who is a subject pronoun. Use it to ask about what person.
Remember that Who’s is a contraction and it’s actually two words: Who is.
Who is can help you check if you are using the correct elements in your question. Look at the following questions and say what the correct options are.
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 given. Make questions using WHO’S or WHOSE. Write your answers on the spaces provided.
Observa las imágenes y las palabras y elabora preguntas con WHO’S y WHOSE, anótalas en los espacios.