Today I learn about pronouns in my english class.. Actually, it is a group presentation that my lecturer, Miss Zu assign for me and my group whose consists of my group leader, Azura, Aini and me..
DEFINITIONSPronouns take the place of nouns in sentences.
TYPES OF PRONOUNS
a) Subjective Personal Pronouns
>To replace nouns as the subjects of sentences
>Subject pronouns(I, you, he, she, it, we, they)
We will meet at the library at 3.00 p.m.
b)Objective Personal Pronouns
>To replace nouns as objects of verbs and prepositions
>Object pronouns(me, you, her, him, it ,us, them)
Lisa and Evan will meet us at the newest cafe' in the shopping mall.
c)Possessive Personal Pronouns
>To replace nouns to indicates possession or ownership.
> Possessive pronouns(mine, yours, his, hers, its, theirs, ours)
The smallest gift is mine.
>Identifies a noun or pronouns
>Demonstrative pronouns(this, these, that, those)
I'll take these.
>To replace nouns used to ask questions.
>Interrogative pronouns(who, whom, which, what, whoever, whomever, whichever, whatever)
Who usually helps you?
>Used to join two sentences, take place of nouns and / or pronouns in a sentence and refer to nouns or
pronouns which come before any relative pronouns.
>Relative pronouns(who, whose, which, that, whoever, whomever, whom)
People who smoke should quit now.
>Refers to general categories of peoples or things.
>Indefinite pronouns(all, another, any, anybody, anyone, anything, each, everybody, everyone, everything,
few, many, nobody, none, one, several, some, somebody, someone)
Anyone can do that.
>Are used when a person or thing acts on itself.
>Reflexive pronouns(myself, yourself, herself, himself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves)
All of you must do your homework yourselves.
>Used to emphasise its antecedent.
>Identical in form to reflexive pronouns.
The Prime Minister himself said that he would lower the taxes.