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Old October 13, 2016, 07:51 PM
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Hola! Our teacher is giving us an oral exam and I just want to make sure I am getting the questions right.

1. ¿La mamá de tu papá es tu? My answer: La mamá de mi papá es tengo abuela
2. ¿Cómo se llama tu madre? Tengo madre se llama es Charity
3.¿Cuantos años tienes? Tengo catorce años
4. ¿El hijo de tu padre es tu? El hijo de mi padre es tengo hermano
5. ¿El esposo de tu tía es tu? El esposo de mi tía es tengo tío
6. ¿La hija de tu tío es tu? La hija de mi tío es tengo prima
7. ¿Los padres de tus padres son tus? Los padres de mi padres son tengo abuelos
8. ¿Los hijos de tus padres son tus? Los hijos de mis padres son tengo hermanos
9. ¿Como estas? Muy bien, y tu?
10. ¿Qué es la fecha de hoy? Hoy es catorce de octubre

Are any of these wrong? I am mainly concerned about my use of tener. I'm having trouble figuring out if I should use mi or tengo. Gracias!
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Old October 13, 2016, 08:07 PM
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You have to choose between "es" and "tengo" both verbs can't go together.
Try following the question structure to see which one you need.
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Old October 13, 2016, 08:18 PM
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Old October 13, 2016, 08:39 PM
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In most of your answers, you provided a form of 'tener' instead of providing a possessive adjective.

The first question ends abruptly, where I suspect there should be a blank. You're expected to fill in the blank AND change any possessive adjectives along the way in your response.

You correctly switched the possessive adjective 'tu' to 'mi', in front of 'papá' (note that special characters, like accented vowels, can be found in the 'Accents' drop-down menu; when typing, accent marks should be used, since there is a world of difference between 'papa' and 'papá'), but didn't provide the next possessive adjective in your response, in front of 'abuela'. Instead you wrote 'tengo' (which means 'I have'). What you should have written instead is the Spanish word for 'my'.

Any questions, just ask!

Don't use a form of tener anywhere.

Number 3 is correct, except you're missing an accent mark in the first word of the question (the interrogative).
Number 9 is correct, except you're missing accent marks.
Number 10 is almost correct. You need to provide an article.

Add periods to the end of your sentences.

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