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Pronouns. English Literacy September 6, 2011. Pronouns. A pronoun is a word used to take the place of a noun. When a pronoun is used, it clearly refers to a noun used earlier in the story or paragraph. Nominative pronouns are used as subjects . They are: I You He She We They .

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Pronouns

Pronouns

English Literacy

September 6, 2011


Pronouns1
Pronouns

  • A pronoun is a word used to take the place of a noun.

  • When a pronoun is used, it clearly refers to a noun used earlier in the story or paragraph.

  • Nominative pronouns are used as subjects.

    • They are:

      • I

      • You

      • He

      • She

      • We

      • They


Nominative pronouns
Nominative Pronouns

  • Nominative pronouns are used as subjects.

    • Ex: She arrived. I just arrived. (Simple subject)

      She and I just arrived. (Compound subject)

      To use correct pronouns in compound subjects, say each pronoun by itself with the verb.

      Incorrect: Him, her, and me will leave soon.Him will leave soon. Her will leave soon. Me will leave soon.

      Correct: He, she, and I will leave soon.

      He will leave soon. She will leave soon. I will leave soon.


Practice
Practice

  • 1.) We had already gone. Dale had already gone. ________ and ___________ had already gone.


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