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1KELVYN PARK HIGH SCHOOL KINDS OF PRONOUNSKELVYN PARK HIGH SCHOOLFRANCIS ALEXANDER
2The What & Why of Pronouns Root (Latin pro, for; nomen, noun) = a word that replaces a nounTo avoid repetitionAntecedent= noun replaced (ante, before; cedo, go)Juan is my cousin. He (Juan) is in your English class.Juan = antecedent. He = pronoun.
37 KINDS OF PRONOUNS PERSONAL = refers to persons, he, she REFLEXIVE = refers back to the subjectINTENSIVE = emphasizes the subjectDEMONSTRATIVE = points to with gestureINDEFINITE = unsure, some, fewINTERROGATIVE = question words, whoRELATIVE = relates 2 sentences (which)
4number plural singular PERSONAL PRONOUNS person 1st person 2nd person I, me, myyou, you, yourhe, him, hisshe, her, herit, it, itsPLURALwe, us, ouryou, you, yourthey, them, their1st personmasculine2nd personfeminine3rd personneutergender
5REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS reflect back to the subject Congratulate yourself!REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS reflect back to the subjectherselfA pronoun is used as an object that refers back to the subjectI saw myself in the mirror.Kim wrote a note to herself.Dick shot himself on the foot.They served themselves last.itselfhimselfthemselvesrefer back to the subjectDon't blame yourself
6emphasizes antecedent INTENSIVE PRONOUNemphasizes antecedentAn intensive pronoun emphasizes its antecedent.I myself saw him.She herself organized the concert.The president himself has denied the rumor.The principal herself congatulated us.
7DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNS Want this?DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNSPOINT OUT SPECIFIC PERSONS / THINGSI hate this.Did Megan give you that?She wants these.Will you be using those?thisthatthesethose
8none all everybody some many few both each INDEFINITE PRONOUNS Some like it hot.None wants it cold.All are happy.All are equal, but some are more equal.Indefinite adjectives:Some people like it cold.All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal.All are equal,but some are more equal.
9INTERROGATIVE PRONOUNS QUESTION WORDSwho whom whoseINTERROGATIVE PRONOUNSPRONOUNS USED TO ASK QUESTIONSWhat is the answer to the last question?Whose book is this?Who are you?Whom did you send to the store?Who, Whom, Whose, What, When, Where,What's bugging you?Whom should I give this to?
10conjuction dual role pronoun RELATIVE PRONOUN relates antecedent RELATIVE PRONOUN RELATES TO A PRECEDING WORD (ANTECEDENT) AND JOINS TO IT A DEPENDENT CLAUSE2 JOBS: A PRONOUN + A CONNECTORShe is a woman.She runs for mayor.She is the woman, who runs for mayor.You saw the house.It is historical landmark.The house that you saw is a historical landmark.relates antecedentto a dependent clauseworks as apronoun
11PRO = FOR Summary NOMEN=NOUN cedo=go ante=before ANTECEDENT 7 KINDS OF PRONOUNSPERSONAL = REFERS TO PERSONSREFLEXIVE = ACTION BACK TO SUBJECTINTENSIVE = EMPHASIZES ACTIONDEMONSTRATIVE = POINTS WITH A GESTUREINDEFINITE = UNSURE SOME OR FEWINTERROGATIVE = QUESTION WORDSRELATIVE = JOINS SENTENCEScedo=goante=beforeANTECEDENT