They work as the subject of a sentence.

I

You

He

She

It

We

They

IMPORTANT

The pronoun "I" is always written in capital letter. The pronoun "It" is used to talk about animals, things or the weather.

Examples

I live in New York.

They don't play football.

It 's hot today.

It is a beautiful horse.

My mum is great. She is the best cook.

We visited Paris last year.

Do you like coffee?

My friends are not here. They went to a party.

They work as the object of a verb.

Me

You

Him

Her

It

Us

Them

Examples

I like the car. I will buy it.

She invited us to the party.

Give me the pen.

Sam prepared them dinner.

The teacher asked you to help.

They are used to indicate that something belongs to someone.

Unlike the Possessive Adjectives, the Possessive Pronouns are isolated (not followed by a noun).

Mine

Yours

His

Hers

Its

Ours

Theirs

Examples

The car is mine.

The doll is hers.

This is yours.

The T-shirts are theirs.

They are used when the action lies with the performer.

Myself

Yourself

Himself

Herself

Itself

Ourselves

Themselves

Examples

You will cut yourself with that knife.

I have to be myself.

He himself prepared dinner.

She will kill herself with that skateboard.

The car drives itself.

They are used to signalize or mark out something. These Pronouns are...

This

That

These

Those

This

It is used to indicate that something is near (singular).

That

It is used to indicate that something is far away (singular).

These

It is used to indicate that something is near (plural).

Those

It is used to indicate that something is far away (plural).

Examples

This is my house.

That is Emily over there.

These are the bags I was talking about.

Those are african elephants.

We use the Interrogative Pronouns to ask questions about persons or things.

These Pronouns are also known as wh-words. Who - Whom - Whose refer only to people. Which and What refer to things.

What

Who

Whom

Whose

Which

Examples

What do you prefer for dinner?

Whose are these shoes?

Which of these books did you buy?

Who is your best friend?

Whom do I call next?

These pronouns are used to talk about unspecified persons or things. The most common are...

Something / Somebody

Anything / Anybody

Everything / Everybody

Nothing / Nobody

When we talk about things, we use the pronouns ending with "-thing". When we talk about persons, we use the pronouns ending with "-body" or "-one".

USES AND DIFFERENCES

- Everything

- Everybody

- Everyone

(All the people or things into a group, at the same time).

- Something

- Somebody

- Someone

(Not all the people or things, some of them).

- Anything

- Anybody

- Anyone

(They are used in negative sentences or questions).

- Nothing

- Nobody

Examples

Everyone is going to the party.

Nobody has seen her.

There is somebody at the door.

Does anyone speak German?

Nothing happens.

I don't know anybody in this place.

They are used to refer to a noun (a person or thing) that has already been mentioned.

These Pronouns are...

That

Which

Who

Whom

Whose

When we want to refer to a person, we use...

- That

- Who

- Whom

- Whose

When we want to refer to a thing, we use...

- That

- Which

Examples

This is the book that I bought yesterday.

Susan is the person who I met last week.

Her new job, which she started yesterday, is very difficult.

That is the boy whose teacher is my mum.

The park in which we practice baseball is big.

My girlfriend, who moved with me, is beautiful.

They are used to indicate a reciprocal action between two people or things.

Each Other

One Other

Generally, "Each Other" is used to talk about an action between two people and "One Other" to an action between more than two people.

Examples

They love each other.

We looked at each other and started laughing.

We know each other.

1. Personal Pronouns work as the Subject of a sentence.

2. We use pronouns like "Who" or "Whose" when we refer to a thing.

3. She wants _____ shoes.

4. Give _____ the ball.

5. Where did you buy _____ jacket?

6. _____ sister lives in Indiana.

7. _____ live in London.

8. I love _____ bag.

9. That bike is _____.

10. _____ is my pencil.

11. _____ are my parents.

12. _____ is my dog.

13. This is _____ house.

14. Tomorrow, _____ are going to the doctor.

15. Tom hates _____.