Personal pronouns and possessive adjectives

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Check the following table with personal pronouns and possessive adjectives:


Yesterday I went to Katie’s house. I met her brother. He was really nice!

Yesterday I went to Katie’s house. I met her (Katie’s) brother. He (Katie’s brother) was really nice!

We can use these words (her and he) to avoid repetition! Make sure to choose the correct personal pronoun or possessive adjective to match the subject or object you are replacing.

Try this quiz!

Personal pronouns and possessive adjectives Quiz 1

Choose the correct possessive adjective.
Ex: Where is (you) ________ backpack?
Where is your backpack?

Personal pronouns and possessive adjectives Quiz 2

Write the correct possessive adjective.

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Cambridge University Trains Robots to “Taste” as It Cooks | Learn English with the News

The future is here! Soon robots will be able to serve you up a perfect three course meal. For now, however, it’s just eggs. These robots can “taste” while they’re preparing the food. The hope is that it will improve the quality of quickly-produced meals.

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Cambridge University Trains Robots to "Taste" as It Cooks | Definition Match

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Cambridge University Trains Robots to "Taste" as It Cooks | Fill in the Blank

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Cambridge University Trains Robots to "Taste" as It Cooks | True or False

Indicate which sentences are true and which ones are false.


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Full text:

A robot was trained to “taste” food at different stages of the chewing process. Why? To check if it is salty enough, in a way similar to humans. The goal is to make robots “better cooks.”

Researchers at the University of Cambridge said it can help in automated food preparation. The robot previously learned how to make omelets. According to the research, the robot tasted nine variations of scrambled eggs and tomatoes.

The team put the egg mixture in a blender to imitate the change in texture caused by chewing and had the robot test the dish.

To imitate tasting in their robot chef, researchers attached an instrument that acts like a saltiness sensor to a robot arm. Using this instrument, the robot “tasted” the dishes, giving a response in just a few seconds.

It then produced taste maps for the dishes.
The researchers found that the taste-as-you-go approach improved the robot’s ability to quickly and accurately assess the saltiness of the dish.

To / For

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It can be difficult to decide when to use “to”  and “for” in English.

Remember we can use “to” with an infinitive verb after, and “for” with a noun after.


I’m going to the store to buy some bread.

I’m going to the store for some bread.


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To or For?

Fill out the phrases below with the correct answers.


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