Personal Pronouns A pronoun is a word that takes the place of one or more nouns. personal pronouns refer to people or things.
Subject Pronouns are used as the subject of a sentence. She is my best friend. It is my dog. Does he know the answer? You and I will meet later.
Object Pronouns are used as the direct/indirect object or the object of a preposition. Give the book to me. The teacher gave her a reprimand. I will tell you a story. Susan read it to them.
List of Personal Pronouns Singular Plural I we you he, she, it they Subject Pronouns me us you him, her, it them Object Pronouns
PRONOUNS AND ANTECEDENTS The noun or group of words that a pronoun refers to is called its antecedent.
Possessive Pronouns are pronouns that shows who or what has something and may take the place of a possessive noun. Homer’s story is famous. His story is famous. This story is Homer’s. This story is his.
Possessive Pronouns Possessive pronouns have two forms. One form is used before a noun. The other form is used alone. ours yours theirs mine yours his, hers, its Used alone our your their my your his, her, its Used before nouns PluralSingular Continue
Indefinite Pronouns An indefinite pronoun is a pronoun that does not refer to a particular person, place, or thing. Does anyone know the story of Midas? Most indefinite pronouns are either singular or plural.
Some Indefinite Pronouns SingularPlural another everybody no one anybody everyone nothing anyone everything one anything much somebody each neither someone either nobody something both few many others several All, any, most, none and some can be singular or plural, depending on the phrase that follows them.
Reflexive Pronouns refers to a noun or another pronoun and indicates that the same person or thing is involved. Reflexive pronouns are formed by adding –self or –selves to certain personal and possessive pronouns The woman found herself a book of folktales. Reflexive Pronoun