Category Archives: Pronoun

Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns, Examples, Exercises, worksheets, Chart, Sentences, PDF, PPT, DOC

By | May 5, 2018

Reflexive Pronouns:-  Definition: Reflexive sounds like reflection, the image in the mirror that bounces back at you. A reflexive pronoun tells us that whoever performs the action in a sentence is also the one on the receiving end of that action. In other words, the reflexive pronoun reflects back to the subject. A reflexive pronoun can be used as the direct object, indirect object, or object… Read More »

Demonstrative Pronouns Chart, Definition, Examples and Exercise

By | April 24, 2018

Demonstrative Pronouns Definition: To demonstrate is to show something. Demonstrative pronouns show or point to objects or people.                                    Demonstrative Pronouns Close to speaker Far from speaker Singular           This          That Plural          These           Those This and that refer to singular objects or people. There is no end to this. That is a very tall building. These and those refer to plural objects or people. Are those your shoes. Those are the… Read More »

Challenges in Pronoun Agreement

By | July 28, 2017

Sometimes it can be difficult to ensure that you are using the correct pronoun. The challenge is making sure you know which word is the antecedent. Challenge 1: Interrupting Phrases Try not to get distracted by phrases that come between the antecedent and the pronoun. All the bands in the contest deserves an award. Hint: Cross out the… Read More »

Pronoun Agreement. Definition, Examples and Exercise

By | July 27, 2017

Definition: Ante (not anti) means before. The root cedere means to go. The antecedent goes before the pronoun. It is the noun that the pronoun replaces. A pronoun must match, or agree, with its antecedent in number, person, and gender.   Number Agreement Singular nouns must match with singular pronouns. Plural nouns must match with plural pronouns. President… Read More »

Challenging Uses of Cases

By | July 27, 2017

There are several types of sentences that cause confusion about whether to use a subject or object pronoun: sentences with a compound subject or object; sentences with a pronoun followed directly by a noun; and sentences that use pronouns after than or as. After this lesson, you’ll be much more confident about which pronouns to use in these… Read More »