Pronouns

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Pronouns

  1. 1. Pronouns
  2. 2. What is a Pronoun? • A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. 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”.
  5. 5. 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!
  6. 6. Examples: 1. He took her place in the game. 2. Their main job is to score touchdowns.
  7. 7. Other pronouns Teddy read the book to himself. The reflexive pronoun is "himself."
  8. 8. Choose the correct pronoun. Skateboards are fun, but can be dangerous. A. them B. it C. they D. we
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. Choose the correct pronoun. Marisa and Nora made their own costumes. wanted to save money. A. Them B. We C. They D. She
  11. 11. 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.)

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