Presentation on theme: "Using Pronouns Correctly Subject and Object Pronouns."— Presentation transcript:
Using Pronouns Correctly Subject and Object Pronouns
Subject Pronouns IWe IWe YouYou YouYou He/She/ItThey He/She/ItThey Used before a verb – He – He is smarter than I (am). Used after a linking verb (be) he –The teacher who gave the test is he.
Object Pronouns meus youyou youyou him/her/itthem him/her/itthem After a preposition me –The doctor gave the prescription to me. As an object her –He called her when he got home.
Agreement Pronouns replace nouns –Nouns can be singular or plural
Concerns Disconnect between spoken English and standard academic English. –What you hear isn’t what you should write. Gender issues – he or she/ him or her –Rewrite the sentence or pick one Reference –When the noun being referred to is unclear, confusion occurs. He reminded his father that he had overdrawn his bank account. –Who took out the money out of whose account?