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WHY? <ul><li>He doesn't know  who the boss of the company is .  </li></ul><ul><li>Subject of the indirect question </li></...
YOU Have to Understand! <ul><li>SUBJECT </li></ul><ul><li>Who  is the subject of a verb, like  he  or  she .  Subjects do ...
I know the man _____ won the contest. <ul><li>Who (subject) </li></ul><ul><li>Whom (object) </li></ul><ul><li>Whose (posse...
Who, whom, whose? <ul><li>We knew the actress ____ starred in the movie.  </li></ul><ul><li>She knew the family _____ hous...
Testing the Sentence? <ul><li>I know exactly _______ I'm going to support in the upcoming election. </li></ul><ul><li>Answ...
<ul><li>That's the professor ____ spent 10 years living with the pygmies in Central Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>_____ spent ...
<ul><li>Can you please tell me the names of the people _____ helped organize the AIDS charity event? </li></ul><ul><li>___...
Interesting Trivia <ul><li>The form &quot;whom&quot; is becoming less and less common in English. Many native English spea...
All should be Whom <ul><li>Who did you come to the party with? </li></ul><ul><li>I don't know who he gave the book to. </l...
TEST These sentences <ul><li>Whose dictionary is on the table? </li></ul><ul><li>It doesn't look like this is the right ad...
Tuesday Practice <ul><li>1. ____ wrote this book? </li></ul><ul><li>2. _____ are you going to recommend? </li></ul><ul><li...
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  1. 1. WHY? <ul><li>He doesn't know who the boss of the company is . </li></ul><ul><li>Subject of the indirect question </li></ul><ul><li>I don't care whom you invite . </li></ul><ul><li>Object of the indirect question </li></ul><ul><li>She isn't sure whose car that is . </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Whose&quot; shows possession of car. </li></ul>
  2. 2. YOU Have to Understand! <ul><li>SUBJECT </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the subject of a verb, like he or she . Subjects do things. </li></ul><ul><li>OBJECT </li></ul><ul><li>Whom is the object, like him or her . Objects have things happen to them. </li></ul><ul><li>POSSESSIVE </li></ul><ul><li>Simply means the subject has something </li></ul>
  3. 3. I know the man _____ won the contest. <ul><li>Who (subject) </li></ul><ul><li>Whom (object) </li></ul><ul><li>Whose (possessive) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Who, whom, whose? <ul><li>We knew the actress ____ starred in the movie. </li></ul><ul><li>She knew the family _____ house we bought. </li></ul><ul><li>They hired the man _____ we interviewed last week. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Testing the Sentence? <ul><li>I know exactly _______ I'm going to support in the upcoming election. </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the question: </li></ul><ul><li>I’m voting for him/her or she/he. </li></ul><ul><li>SHE/HE/THEY = who (subject) </li></ul><ul><li>HIM/HER = whom (object) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>That's the professor ____ spent 10 years living with the pygmies in Central Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>_____ spent 10 years living with the pygmies in Central Africa? </li></ul><ul><li>HE/SHE/THEY did? Or HIM/HER did? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Can you please tell me the names of the people _____ helped organize the AIDS charity event? </li></ul><ul><li>_____ helped organize the AIDS charity event? </li></ul><ul><li>HE/SHE/THEY did? Or HIM/HER did? </li></ul><ul><li>WHO -WHOM </li></ul>
  8. 8. Interesting Trivia <ul><li>The form &quot;whom&quot; is becoming less and less common in English. Many native English speakers think &quot;whom&quot; sounds outdated or strange. </li></ul>
  9. 9. All should be Whom <ul><li>Who did you come to the party with? </li></ul><ul><li>I don't know who he gave the book to. </li></ul><ul><li>That is the woman who I was talking to. </li></ul><ul><li>Who did you get that from? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have any idea who he sold his car to? </li></ul><ul><li>That is the person who I got the information from. </li></ul>
  10. 10. TEST These sentences <ul><li>Whose dictionary is on the table? </li></ul><ul><li>It doesn't look like this is the right address. _______ did you ask for directions? </li></ul><ul><li>We have two extra tickets for the concert. ______ wants to go with us? </li></ul><ul><li>It wasn't me! I have no idea _______ left the oven on. </li></ul><ul><li>________ car is parked in the handicapped parking space? If someone doesn't move it, it's going to be towed. </li></ul><ul><li>The police have called in an expert to identify _______handwriting is actually on the ransom letter. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you remember ______received the Academy Award for best actress that year? Was it Nicole Kidman? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Tuesday Practice <ul><li>1. ____ wrote this book? </li></ul><ul><li>2. _____ are you going to recommend? </li></ul><ul><li>3. _____ dictionary is on the table? </li></ul><ul><li>4. It doesn't look like this is the right address. ______ did you ask for directions? </li></ul>
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