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1 Pronoun A word that takes the area of a noun or a team of words acting as a noun.
2 Subject and also Object Pronouns Subject PronounsObject Pronouns I, weme, us Youyou He, she, it, theyhim, her, it, them Examples: (Incorrect) The firefighters explained just how the firefighters did the firefighters’ tasks. (Correct) The firefighters described just how they did their tasks. **Be certain to name your noun BEFORE you rearea it with a pronoun.
3 Possessive Pronouns: words provided to show ownership My, mine, our, ours Your, yours His, her, hers, its, their, theirs Examples: 1. My book is overdue at our library. 2. Look at their puppy; he is finding out brand-new tricks. 3. Your mother is extremely nice. **Practice creating sentences utilizing possessive pronouns.
4 Personal Pronouns: describes the perchild speaking (first person), the perkid spoken to (second person), or the perchild, location, or thing spoken about (3rd person)
5 Singular pronounsPlural Pronouns 1st person:I, me, my, minewe, us, our, ours 2 nd person:you, your, yoursyou, your, yours 3 rd person:he, him, his,they, them, their, theirs she, her, hers, it, its Examples: 1. The students received their awards at the ceremony. 2. She looked forward to finding the prize. 3. Why are you wearing those pants? **Practice pg. 304 ex. 14 (old book)
6 Antecedents: the noun (or group of words acting as a noun) for which the pronoun stands/relocations 1. The firefighters explained just how they did their work. (Antecedent) (Pronouns) 2. The rescue worker showed up. She appeared to be unharmed. (Antecedent) (Pronoun) **Some pronouns will certainly not have antecedents!** Also, double examine yourself- replace the pronoun with the antecedent. Does it make sense? Many of the time it should!! Everyone knows what the reality is. The pronoun “everyone” does not have an antecedent bereason it is unclear that they are talking around. Practice pg. 303 ex. 13 (old book)
7 Reflexive Pronouns Reflexive Pronouns: describes the topic and also is important to the meaning of the sentence. reflexive (adj.)
8 Reflexive Pronouns Tbelow are eight reflexive pronouns: EXAMPLES: John saw me. (Does not refer to the exact same person) versus I saw myself in the mirror. (Reflexive because it describes the very same person) Why does he blame you? (Does not describe the very same person) versus Why do you blame yourself ? (Reflexive bereason it describes the exact same person) SINGULARPLURAL myselfourselves yourselfyourselves herself, himself, itselfthemselves
9 Intensive Pronouns Intensive Pronouns: emphasize a noun or an additional pronoun and is unvital to the meaning of the sentence. In English, extensive pronouns are the same as reflexive pronouns, however an extensive pronoun is different from a reflexive, bereason the extensive pronoun deserve to be rerelocated without altering the interpretation of the sentence. They are offered to include emphasis to a statement; for instance, "I did it myself."
10 Intensive Pronouns Look at these examples: 1. I made it myself. OR I myself made it. 2. Have you yourself checked out it? OR Have you viewed it yourself ? 3. The President himself promised to speak the battle. 4. She spoke to me herself. OR She herself spoke to me. 5. The exam itself wasn"t difficult, however exam room was horrible. 6. Never mind. We"ll carry out it ourselves. 7. You yourselves asked us to execute it.
11 Demonstrative Pronouns: points out a certain perboy, place, or point A demonstrative pronoun will certainly generally appear at the start of a sentence, its antecedent later in the sentence. However, occasionally the demonstrative pronoun will be uncovered after its antecedent. Singular pronouns: this, that Plural pronouns: these, those Examples: 1. That has constantly been my favorite subject. 2. We met an EMT and also a medical professional. These were the a lot of interesting speakers. 3. This is Carl’s. Practice pg. 305 ex. 15 (old book)
12 Relative Pronouns Relative Pronouns: Introduces a subordinate clause (sometimes dubbed dependent clause) Eincredibly clause consists of a topic and also a verb – not all claprovides expush finish thoughts Independent Clause: expresses a finish assumed Subordinate Clause: does not express a complete thought RELATIVE PRONOUNS ThatWhichWhichever WhoWhoeverWhom WhoseWhoseverWhomever
13 Relative Pronouns SIDE NOTE: Relative Pronouns present subordinate claprovides, but so execute subordinate conjunctions * Remember - A CONJUNCTION is a word that connects or joins together words, phrases, clauses, or sentences. SUBORDINATE CONJUNCTIONS * Instances of independent versus subordinate conjunctions – web page 112 in brand-new grammar book AfterSinceWhenAlthoughSo ThatWheneverAsSupposing WhereBecauseThanWhereasBeforeThatWhereverBut that ThoughWhetherIfThoughWhichIn order thatTillWhile UnlessWhoNo matterUntilWhyWhatEven Though
14 Indefinite Pronouns: refers to a perkid,location, or thing that is NOT particularly called SingularPluralSingular or Plural one more much everyonesome anybody neither everythingfewany anyone nobody littlemanyeven more anything no one somebodyothersa lot of each nothing someoneseveralnone either one somethingbothall everybody various other
15 Examples: 1. Many of the students are on the honor roll. 2. Everything was in area before the guests arrived. 3. Namong the jackets were his. 4. Several of the books looked amazing. Practice pg. 307 ex. 17 (old book)
16 Interrogative Pronouns: words that are supplied to start a question Most interrogative pronouns perform not have actually antecedents. What, which, who, whom, whose Examples: 1. What did the doctor say? 2. Which is the best treatment? 3. Who desires to be a doctor? Practice pg.
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306 ex. 16 (old book)