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    • Pronouns
    • What is a Pronoun? • A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun.
    • Here’s an Example 1.Mrs Turnbull teaches English. 2. She teaches English. In the second sentence, she is a pronoun that takes the place of the noun Mrs Turnbull.
    • Personal Pronouns Personal pronouns refer to specific persons or things. Douglas reads stories. He likes fairy tales. The word “he” is a personal pronoun that refers to “Douglas”.
    • More Personal Pronouns I, me, my, mine, you, your, yours, he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its, they, them, their, theirs, we, us, our, ours. ME!
    • Examples: 1. He took her place in the game. 2. Their main job is to score touchdowns.
    • Other pronouns Teddy read the book to himself. The reflexive pronoun is "himself."
    • Choose the correct pronoun. Skateboards are fun, but can be dangerous. A. them B. it C. they D. we
    • Choose the correct pronoun. Speed bumps help to slow down cars. _____are found in many parking lots. A. It B. You C. Them D. They
    • Choose the correct pronoun. Marisa and Nora made their own costumes. wanted to save money. A. Them B. We C. They D. She
    • Possessive pronouns These show who own something. (Ours, his, their, and her.) That book is Fluffy’s book. That book is his book. (The word "his" is a possessive pronoun.)