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Personal pronouns are used as substitutes for nouns and are commonly used in the English language. They can be spoken in the first, second or third person.
First Person – The subject of the sentence is the person speaking.
I am so tired today!
Second Person – The subject of the sentence is the person or people being spoken to.
You are very excited about your trip.
Third Person – The subject of the sentence is the person, people, or things being spoken about.
He is going to see a film this afternoon.
There are three common types of personal pronouns; subject pronouns, object pronouns, and possessive pronouns.
Subject pronouns are used as subjects of sentences:
Object pronouns are used as objects of verbs or prepositions:
Possessive pronouns show who or what owns something:
Can you complete the following sentences?
1. ______ are welcome. (speaking to one person)
2. Ian and Rosa have been travelling for a year. ______ come home next week.
3. Rob loves Italian food, ______ favorite dish is pizza.
4. Thanks for the flowers, I will put _________ in a vase.
5. Lucy’s birthday is next week. ______will be turning 25.
6. _____ love ice cream. (speaking about yourself)
7. I live with my friend. ________ house is next to a park. (speaking about a male friend)
8. The dog is chewing ___________ bone.
9. The Arctic Monkeys are my favorite band. I love __________ music.
10. Would ______ like to stay for dinner? (speaking to a group)