Pronouns ppt

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Pronouns ppt

  1. 1. •A pronoun is a wordused in place of anoun or anotherpronoun.
  2. 2. 1.Marge went fora walk.2.She went fora walk.In the second sentence, sheis a pronoun that takesthe place of the nounMarge.
  3. 3. 1Personal pronouns refer to specificpersons or things.Karen ate pizza.She was hungry.The word "she" is a personalpronoun that refers to "Karen."
  4. 4. 2Reflexive pronouns are personalpronouns that have "-self" or"-selves" added to the end.Bob finished the homework himself.The reflexive pronoun is"himself."
  5. 5. 3Indefinite pronouns are pronounsthat do not refer to a specificperson or thing.Someone, anybody, and, everyone areindefinite pronouns.Someone stole my wallet!The word "someone" is theindefinite pronoun.
  6. 6. 4A demonstrative pronoun is used tosingle out one or more nounsreferred to in the sentence.This, that, these, and those aredemonstrative pronouns.These lemons are sour.The word "these" is ademonstrative pronoun.
  7. 7. 5Interrogative pronouns are used toask a question.Who, whom, and which areinterrogative pronouns.Which shoes are mine?The word "which" is aninterrogative pronoun.
  8. 8. 6Possessive pronouns are used toshow ownership, but they neverhave an apostrophe.Ours, his, their, and her arepossessive pronouns.Those are his pencils.The word "his" is apossessive pronoun.
  9. 9. 1Kris went to the game.____ brought herlittle brother withher.
  10. 10. Kris went to the game.She brought herlittle brother withher.
  11. 11. 2Randy left ____baseball glove athome.
  12. 12. Randy left hisbaseball glove athome.
  13. 13. 3_____ left abook on theplayground.
  14. 14. Someone left abook on theplayground.
  15. 15. 4_____ pair of shoesbelongs to James?
  16. 16. Which pair of shoesbelongs to James?
  17. 17. 5That beach blanket is____.
  18. 18. That beach blanket isours.

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