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Names a person, place, thing, or idea

Proper noun

a noun that denotes a particular thing, is capitalized

Common noun

general name for a person, place, thing, or idea


a word that takes the place of a noun

Subject pronoun

used as the subject or as part of the subject of a sentence [I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they]

Object pronoun

used as a direct or indirect object in a sentence. it can also be used after a preposition [me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them]

Demonstrative pronoun

a pronoun that points out a specific person, place, or thing [this, that, these, those]

Possessive pronoun

a pronoun that shows ownership [mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, your, theirs]

Interrogative pronoun

pronoun that asks a question; examples [who, whom, whose, what, which]


the noun the pronoun replaces


A word that modifies, or changes, the idea of the noun or pronoun

Definite article

the adjective "the"
refers to a specific noun

Indefinite article

The adjectives "a" and "an"
refers to any one of a class of people, places, or things

Noun system

The nouns, pronouns, and adjectives in a sentence.
Nouns name things, pronouns replace nouns, and adjectives modify nouns or pronouns.

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