Subject & Object Pronouns & Possessive Adjectives

Subject Pronouns:

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from “Oxford Grammar for Schools 1” by M.Moore

Singular Plural
I We
You You
He, she, it They
  • A boy, a man → he
  • A girl, a woman → she
  • A thing, an animal → it
  • Groups of people, animals, things → they

 

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Examples:

  1. Ann and Ben are British. They are British.
  2. Tom is American. He is American.
  3. Jane is Canadian. She is Canadian.
  4. The tiger is Indian. It is Indian.
  5. Tom and I are Irish. We are Irish.
  6. You and Alice are Australian. You are Australian.
  7. The guitar is Spanish. It is Spanish.
  8. The shoes are Italian. They are Italian.
  9. My parents are English. They are English.

Related: “Countries and Nationalities”

Object Pronouns:

Subject pronouns Object pronouns
I me
you you
he him
she her
it it
we us
you you
they them

Examples:

  1. I am your friend. Talk to me.
  2. You are my husband. I love you.
  3. He is my friend. I tell him everything.
  4. She is my mother. I always help her.
  5. It is my room. I like it.
  6. We are classmates. You often see us together.
  7. You are my friends and I trust you.
  8. They are students. You often see them in the library.

Related: “Am, Is, Are (To Be)” & “Present Simple Tense”

Possessive Adjectives:

*Personal pronouns Possessive Adjectives
I my
you your
he his
she her
it its
we our
you your
they their

*Personal pronouns = I, you, he… (subject pronouns) + me, you, him (object pronouns)

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from “Oxford Grammar for Schools 1” by M.Moore

His trainers are white.

Her shirt is blue.

Their car is red.

His hair is dark.

Their house is white.

Their dogs are brown.

Her hair is long.

Her shoes are green.

Read more about possessive adjectives here.

READING & LISTENING

 

Annie is my friend. She is a yoga teacher. She is not very rich but she is happy. Her lifestyle is very active because she is so energetic!

Frankie is my brother and he is a biker. His bike is not new, but it is good anyway. Frankie is quite short. He is also handsome and intelligent. I don’t see him every day, but when we meet, we always have a good time.

Mary is my sister. She‘s a sales rep. She is very good at her job. I think she really likes it. But her job is not for me because I like something more creative.

Adam and Susan are a couple. They are always together. Many people envy them, but I am just happy for them.

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