2 Different Types of Pronouns: What are they to you? Just this... SheUsHimHeWhoWeItHerMeTheyThemTheirThatY’allMineOur
3 Definition of Pronouns A pronoun takes the place of a noun. Writers must use the correct pronoun so that readers clearly understand which noun each pronoun is referring to—Which is it’s ?
4 Antecedent Ante- is Latin for “before” and –cedere Latin for “to go” So a pronoun replaces a noun that goes before it …Example: Nate won his money today!The proper noun, Nate, is being replaced by the pronoun his.
5 AGREEMENTPronouns must agree with the noun they are replacing in gender and in number.For example, you would not write thatNate won her money today!ORNate won their money today!The first would not agree in gender and the 2nd would not agree in number …
6 PERSONAL PRONOUNS Her - Al is going to give her the books soon. (Obj) Personal Pronouns in English are used to replace nouns that refer to people. Personal Pronouns can be used as the sentences subject or objective.Ex.s: I - I went to the store. (Subj)We - We went to the store. (Subj)Her - Al is going to give her the books soon. (Obj)
7 Problem with Personal Pronouns English doesn't have singular and plural forms of "you". "You" is used for both male and female and singular and plural.Do you understand?This is why some people use the slang - Y’all or Youse guys for the plural use.
8 Demonstrative Pronouns The four (4) demonstrative pronouns are this, that, these, those.A demonstrative pronoun identifies or points out a noun or pronoun. EX: That is a sad face!
9 This ‘n That ‘n These n’ Those This and These refer to nounsthat are nearby in time or space.Ex. This book is mine.That and those refer to nouns that are further away in time or space.Ex. That book over there is yours.
10 More of This ‘n That ‘n These n’ Those This and That refer to singular nouns;Ex. This game is fun.Ex. That other game is not fun.These and Those refer to plural nouns.Ex. These games are fun.Ex. Those other games are not fun.
11 Examples These look good. (These is subj. of sentence.) This tastes delicious. (This is subj. of sentence.)I don't like this. (This is direct obj of sentence.)That will run for an hour. (That is subj. of sentence.)Jim wrote that. (That is direct obj of sentence.)These look good. (These is subj. of sentence.)I'll take these. (These is direct obj of sentence.)
13 LIST OF PRONOUNS A H M he her hers herself him himself his many me mine more most much my myselfall another any anybody anyone anythingBNbothI through O Ineither no one nobody none nothingEeach each other either everybody everyone everythingI it its itselfLFlittlefew
14 Personal Pronouns, etc.Singular 1st person: I, my, mine, me 2nd person: you your, yours you 3rd person: he, she, it, his, her, hers, its, him, her, it Plural 1st person: we, our, ours, us 2nd person: you, your, yours, you 3rd person: they, their, theirs, them
15 Subject and Object forms Your turn to enter data!
16 Oone one another other others our ours ourselvesS through Y Sseveral she some somebody someone somethingTthat their theirs them themselves these they this thoseUusWwe what whatever which whichever who whoever whom whomever whoseYyou your yours yourself yourselves
17 Possessive Pronouns Pronouns that replace nouns AND show ownership Stand alone:mine, yours, his, hers, ours, theirsPlace before nouns:my, your, his, her, its, our, theirNOTE: NO APOSTROPHE “ses”!
18 Possessive Pronouns II That computer is hers. > Stand aloneThat is her computer. > Place before nounIs that cat mine? > Stand aloneIs that my cat? > Place before noun
19 Indefinite PronounsPRONOUNS that refer to unspecified persons or things. They serve different roles:quantifiers (some, any, enough, several, many, much);They answer how many? or how much?universals (all, both, every, each);They answer which ones? andpartitives (any, anyone, anybody, either, neither, no, nobody, some, someone).They answer who?
20 Indefinite Pronouns II The indefinite pronouns anyone, anybody, everyone, everybody, someone, somebody, no one, nobody , each, much, and one are always singular.Think of anybody and everybody as referring to each “single body” = one body = singularLogically many, few, both, several, etc. are always plural—always more than one.
21 Indefinite Pronouns III Indefinite pronouns are less specific than personal pronouns and have fewer forms.Singular only Singular or plural Plural only everyone / everybody all both anyone / anybody any few someone / somebody some several no one / nobody none many each / much / one more either / neither most