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Transcript of Pronouns
Xiao & Miao
A pronoun is a word that replace the name of a person or object( nouns).
Each other and one another
My sister and I
every night. ( I call my sister or my sister calls me.)
in many ways. (formal)
had a car accident.
this car is
All the essays were good but
was the best.
photos are good.
An indefinite pronoun does not refer to any specific person, thing or amount. Some typical indefinite pronouns are
Michael passed his card to
. (different person)
brought a dessert to share. (Every one)
answer this question? (No matter what person)
Alice couldn’t hear
at the concert. (No matter what things)
is going as planned
clapped when the movie ended.
All the students arrived but now
is missing.( an unidentified person)
We use reciprocal pronouns when each of two or more subjects is acting in the same way towards the other.
For example, A is talking to B, and B is talking to A. So we say: A and B are talking to each other.
phoned me last night is my teacher.
I phoned last night is my teacher.
phone just rang should stand up.
I drive is old.
This is the book
everyone is talking about.
John and Mary love
The two countries do little trade with
Here is an example sentence using the relative pronoun who, which, with and without commas.
1. My sister
lives in New York bought an apartment
2. My sister,
lives in New York, bought an apartment.
I bought last week, was stolen.
in a beautiful white dress. (Direct object)
that money makes us happy, but it's not true. (Indirect object)
They like to look at themslves in their wedding photos. (the object of a prepostition)
are welcome to our house for Thanksgiving. (the whole quantity people)
Tim doesn’t have
. (No matter how much or how many)
missed the bus.
( a large number of people)
John likes coffee but not tea. I think
are good.(Two things)
They all complained and
left the meeting. (more than two but not many)
Singular / Plural
I invited five friends but
have come.( no person)
We use reflexive pronouns for the object when the subject and object are the same.
The groom loves
. (object pronoun)
The bride loves
. (reflexive pronoun)
She made the dress
all by herself
The bride and groom made the invitations
We often use a reflexive pronoun to mean alone, without help. We often add all by or by before the reflexive pronoun.
A relative pronoun is used to connect a clause or phrase to a noun or pronoun. You see them used everyday with the most common relative pronouns being: who, whom, which, whoever, whomever, whichever, and that.
Have you seen
Do you like
were the days!
Can you see
are bigger than those.
Personal pronouns represent specific people or things.
A demonstrative pronoun represents a thing or things:
The teachter wrote
a long note about my essay.
A tall person sat in front of