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Transcript of Reflexive Pronouns
In A Sentence:
Dana e-mailed herself a copy of the essay.
They can't help themselves.
Why do you blame yourself?
Singular Reflexive Pronouns:
Myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself
Plural Reflexive Pronouns:
Ourselves, themselves, yourselves
A pronoun used in place of a noun to show where something,or somebody is in reference to the speaker.
A demonstrative pronoun takes the place of a noun phrase.
made a sandwich.
Intensive Pronouns emphasize another pronoun or noun in the sentence. The intensive pronoun is usually found after the pronoun.
Example: My brother
to the president
Used to rename the subjects of action verbs and function as different types of objects.
Usage: To serve as the direct object of the verb or as the object of the preposition when the subject of the clause is the same person as the object of the verb or preposition.
pollinates 300 flowers.
Try It On Your Own
Reflexive or Not:
Why are you blaming it on him?
I taught myself to play guitar.
She put the backpack next to her.
We taught ourselves french.
In a sentence
Have you seen
are bad times.
Do you like
were the days.
Can you see
is heavier than
are bigger than
DON'T GET CONFUSED
BETWEEN INTENSIVE AND REFLEXIVE!!!!!!!!
They are the same words, but it depends how you use the pronouns in a sentence. Still don't get it?
By: Brianna,Dana, and Dhilim
Interrogative pronouns are used in order to ask a question. It often does not have an antecedent because the antecedent is unknown.
What, Which, Whose, Who and Whom
Interrogative pronouns can
be found in a question.
Interrogative Pronouns in a sentence
kind of perfume do you like?
sweater is that?
do you think will win the race?
bus do you think will reach at the bus stop first?
do you think this office belongs to?
color do you like the best?
shoes do you think is yours?
did you see today?
To did you want to give this to?
car did you want to sell?
*You can't use a pronoun more than once!
Fill in the blank with the correct interrogative pronoun.
Which, What, Who, Whom, Whose
amazes everyone who walk past it.
How to tell if the pronoun is reflexive or intensive!!!
The way to tell if the pronoun is intensive is to put it in a sentence.
Example: The man himself baked 1000 cakes
Then take it out of the sentence
The man baked 1000 cakes
If the sentence still makes sense then it is an intensive pronoun, and if the sentence no longer makes sense then it is a reflexive pronoun.
Intensive or Reflexive??
The woman herself moves 333 boxes in a week.
Gabe himself ate all the fried chicken.
Dana saw herself reflected in the water.
The boy wanted to fight for himself.
The kind old lady gave herself a pat on the back.
***Don't forget to remove the pronoun!!!