When do problems occur with pronouns?
when we try to decide which form of pronoun to use --- Ex: when to use words me or I
2 Ways Subjective pronouns are used
1. subjects of sentences or clauses
2. follow linking verbs (predicate nominative)
List the Subjective Pronouns
I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they
*Note you listed twice --- 1st singular ---2nd plural
A group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun Ex: in the box, in it
What is a tip for determining which pronoun case you use with compound structures in sentences
drop the other noun or pronoun for a moment --- note: you may have to change the verb in some cases
Ex: of Sentence with Compound Structure using pronoun(s)
Bob and (I, me) travel often.
Sally took Bob and (he, him) to the movies.
What is the tip for choosing the correct pronoun in Comparison sentences. Such as: Billy is taller than (I,me).
To mentally complete the sentence. Ex: Billy is taller than (I am or me am).
When do you use the word: it's?
as a contraction standing for it is ........
in sentences that you need it is
Possessive pronouns (do or do not) have apostrophes.
Do not ---- You wouldn't have her's.
In the following sentence: This purse is hers.