names a person, place, thing, or idea
expresses action or state of being
a word that modifies a noun or pronoun
modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb
word used to show the relationship of a noun or pronoun to some other word in the sentence. Examples: in, under, near, behind, to, from, over
A word that expresses emotion
A word used to join words or groups of words
any noun that can be experienced with one of the five senses.
names an idea, a feeling, a quality, or a characteristic, such as "time" or "Bravery." Any noun that one of your five senses cannot perceive.
Names any one of a group of persons, places, things, or ideas
names a particular person, place, thing, or idea and begins with a capital letter
a noun that is singular in form but refers to a group of people or things
single noun formed from two or more words
A word to which a pronoun refers
refer to (1st Person) the person speaking, (2nd Person) the person spoken to, (3rd Person) the person, place, or thing spoken about
I, me, my, mine, we, us, our, ours, you, your, yours, he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its, they, them, their, theirs
Subjective Case Personal Pronouns
Serve as the subject of a sentence/clause
I, we, you, he, she, it, they
Objective Case Personal Pronouns
function as direct objects, indirect objects, or object of prepositions; Singular - me, you, him, her, it, whom, whomever
Plural - us, you, them
Possessive Case Personal Pronouns
Used to show ownership:
Example: My, mine, your, yours, his, hers, its, our, ours, your, yours, their, theirs
Refers to the subject (the "doer") and directs the action of the verb back to the "doer":
Examples: myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves
emphasizes its antecedent (the "doer) and has no grammatical function
Example-Albert himself organizes the party.
myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves
pronouns that point out people, places, or things without naming them
Examples: this, that, these, those
Introduces a question
Examples: who, whom, whose, which, what
My dog continues to eat my cat's food. I guess HE likes it better than HIS food.
What Personal Pronoun Case does each pronoun identified in the above sentence belong to?
HE -- Subjective Personal Pronoun (Acts as the Subject of the sentence)
HIS -- Possessive Personal Pronoun (Shows ownership)
A bee landed on MY nose; I got stung by IT.
What Personal Pronoun Case does each pronoun identified in the above sentence belong to? MY? I? IT?
MY -- Possessive Personal Pronoun (Shows ownership)
I -- Subjective Personal Pronoun (Acts as the subject)
IT -- Objective Personal Pronoun (object of the Preposition "by")