Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Subject And Object Pronouns


bulletPronouns are used to replace nouns.

 nouns  pronouns
   Tom/  Mr Lee  /   my brother
  he
 Susan  /    the girl
  she
 the cat   the apple
  it
 Susan and I
  we
 Tom and Peter /  the cats / the apples
  they
 
bulletHere are the subject and object pronouns:
 SubjectObject
Singular I you
 he
 she
 it
  me you
 him
 her
 it
Pluralwe you theyus you them
 
     Examples
bullet   He is Peter
bullet   It is a bird.
bullet   This is his cat. The cat belongs to him.
bullet   That is their car.  It belongs to them.
bullet   My friends and I are hungry.  We are going to eat now.
  
Possessive Adjectives ( my, your)
 
PronounsPossessive Adjectives
Imy
Youyour
Hehis
Sheher
Itits
Weour
Theytheir
bulletWe use my, your etc. with nouns 
           e.g. my hands       his pen       their house
bullet   Examples :
              Peter and his sister are playing.
              I have a plum. This is my plum.
              What is your mother's name? Her name is Mary.
              They were cleaning their rooms.              
 
Possessive Pronouns ( mine, yours) 
 
PronounsPossessive AdjectivesPossessive Pronouns
Imymine
Youyouryours
Hehishis
Sheherhers
Ititsits
Weourours
Theytheirtheirs
bulletWe use mine/ yours etc. instead for my book, your pencil etc.
           e.g. My pencil is on the desk. Where is yours?  (yours your pencil)
                  This is my pen. It's mine.  (mine = my pen)
bulletWe use possessive pronouns in comparative sentences.
          e.g. Our cat is smaller than theirs.  (theirs their cat)
                 Your house is bigger than his.  (his = his house
 
Reflexive  Pronouns 
Look at this table :
Subject PronounsObject  PronounsReflexive Pronouns
Imemyself
Youyouyourself
Hehimhimself
Sheherherself
Itititself
Weusourselves
Theythemtheirselves
 
bulletWe use myself, yourself etc. to refer to the subject.
bulletWe also use them to show that the subject did the action, not another person.
bullete.g  I bought myself a beautiful dres
               I saw myself in the mirror.
               He did the homework himself  
 

3 comments:

Fai@5 said...

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