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PRONOUNS

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Amir Izzat Anuar

on 8 September 2013

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Transcript of PRONOUNS

PRONOUNS
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CAN BE USED TO REFER TO:
A PERSON WE DON'T WANT TO NAME
PEOPLE IN GENERAL
OURSELVES
THINGS
*THE USAGE IS
NOT NECESSARILY
IN A GENERAL WAY
BOY/MAN
HE
GIRL/WOMAN
SHE
PLANTS/NON-LIVING THINGS
IT
SHIPS/COUNTRIES
SHE/IT
BABY/ANIMAL
HE
SHE
IT
PERSON TALKING TO
YOU
SUBJECT FORMS
5.1
PERSONAL
PRONOUNS
OBJECT FORMS
I
YOU
HE
SHE
IT
WE
THEY
SUBJECT
OBJECT
ME
YOU
HIM
HER
IT
US
THEM
REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS
REFLEXIVE
MYSELF
YOURSELF
YOURSELVES
HIMSELF
HERSELF
ITSELF
OURSELVES
THEMSELVES
OTHER PRONOUNS
5.2
ANYBODY
ANYONE
EVERYBODY
EVERYONE
NOBODY
NO ONE
SOMEBODY
SOMEONE
ANYTHING
EVERYTHING
NOTHING
SOMETHING
* THE VERB WHICH FOLLOWING ANY OF THE PRONOUNS ABOVE IS ALWAYS IN
SINGULAR
FOR PEOPLE
FOR THINGS
* WHEN REFERING BACK TO ONE OF THE WORDS ABOVE,WE USE:
THEY
,
THEM
,
THEIR
, OR
THEMSELVES
HIM
,
HER
,
HIS
OR
HERS
(IF WE KNOW THE SEX OF THE PERSON)
INDEFINITE PRONOUNS
INSTEAD OF USING
NOTHING
,
NO ONE
AND
NOBODY
, WE CAN USE
ANYTHING
,
ANYONE
OR
ANYBODY
AS LONG AS THE VERB IS
NEGATIVE
OTHER PRONOUNS
ONE/ONES
SOME, ANY, A LOT, A LITTLE, A FEW AND NONE
WE USE:
SOME
WITH
POSITIVE
VERBS
ANY
WITH
NEGATIVE
VERBS
LITTLE
WITH
UNCOUNTABLE
NOUNS
A FEW
WITH
COUNTABLE
NOUNS
NEAR
FAR
THIS
THESE
THAT
THOSE
REFERS TO
THINGS
PEOPLE
THIS
THAT
THESE
THOSE
THESE
THOSE
USED WHEN IDENTIFYING PEOPLE OR SAYING WHO THEY ARE
THIS
THAT
THESE
THOSE
5.3
POSSESIVE ADJECTIVES AND PRONOUNS
POSSESIVE ADJECTIVES
HIS
HER
MY
OUR
THEIR
POSSESIVE PRONOUNS
HIS
HERS
MINE
OURS
THEIRS
*THESE POSSESIVES COME BEFORE A NOUN
*NOTE THEIR DIFFERENCES
*OFTEN USED AFTER THE VERB 'BE' OR PREPOSITION 'OF'
ITS
IT'S
POSSESIVE ADJECTIVE
SHORT FORM FOR IT IS
5.4
PRONOUN AGREEMENT
NOUN-PRONOUN AGREEMENT
WOMAN OR GIRL
BOY OR MAN
ANIMAL OR SOMETHING INANIMATE
TWO OR MORE PEOPLE
SHE/HER
HE/HIM
IT
THEY/THEM
*FORM OF PRONOUN USED DEPENDS ON ITS POSTION :
IN THE POSITION OF
OBJECT
, USE
OBJECT
PRONOUN
IN THE POSITION OF
SUBJECT
, USE
SUBJECT
PRONOUN
*WHEN WE USE
MORE THAN ONE
PRONOUN IN A SENTENCE, MAKE SURE THAT THE PRONOUNS
REFER
TO WHAT THEY
SHOULD REFER
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