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Pronouns. Pronouns. These are substitutes for nouns Examples: Barack Obama delivered an acceptance speech in Chicago when he was chosen as the democratic nominee. I hope that you will enjoy English class and learn a lot from it . Personal pronouns. 1 st person – I, me, we, us, our

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Pronouns
  • These are substitutes for nouns
  • Examples:
    • Barack Obama delivered an acceptance speech in Chicago when he was chosen as the democratic nominee.
    • I hope that you will enjoy English class and learn a lot from it.
personal pronouns
Personal pronouns
  • 1st person – I, me, we, us, our
  • 2nd person – you, your
  • 3rd person – he, she, him, her, they, them
  • FYI – when writing an essay – only 3rd person should be used.
  • 1st and 2nd person are not acceptable.
examples of personal pronouns
Examples of personal pronouns
  • I went to the store to buy milk.
  • Jamie and her best friend went to the movies.
  • Barry and he took horseback riding lessons together.
indefinite pronouns
Indefinite pronouns

Singular – another, anybody, anyone, anything, one, each, either, everyone, everybody, everything, neither, nobody, no one, someone, somebody

Plural – both, many, few, several

Singular or plural – all, some, none, most, any

examples of indefinite
Examples of indefinite
  • Some of the cookies were gone.
  • Anyone can learn to skate.
  • Somebody stole my Ipod.
other types
Other types
  • Demonstrative pronouns – this, that, these, those
  • Interrogative pronouns – who, whose, whom, which, what
  • Relative pronouns- who, whose, whom, which, that
examples
Examples
  • This is my favorite dessert.
  • These are my shoes.
  • Who is going to the show?
practice
Practice
  • 1. Everyone in her family likes to go hunting, but few enjoy the outdoors more than I do.
  • 2. Last fall several of my brothers and I stayed at a camp near Brainerd, which was not far from our hometown.
  • 3. While there we learned how to build a perch in a tree and how to keep it maintained.
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4. A group of us even went beyond that - we learned to butcher a deer.

  • 5. One of my brothers showed those who were interested how to cook over an open fire.
  • 6. Everyone ate everything in sight.
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