Pronoun Types

A pronoun is used in place of a specific noun mentioned earlier in a sentence so that you don’t have to keep saying/writing that particular noun.

Pronoun Types*

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Pronoun Types

8 Parts of Speech: Pronoun Types April 4, 2019 Written by Douglas Shaw Pronouns can be used in place of nouns (when needed), and a pronoun works just like a noun in a sentence. It’s important to remember, however, to use pronouns carefully: Subject Pronouns Subject pronouns work as the subject of the verb in a … Read more…

Pronoun Confusion*

Parts of Speech: Pronoun Confusion April 4, 2019 Written by Douglas Shaw Pronoun confusion is common with certain personal pronouns. Let us look at how the confusion is created: “I” vs. “me”: Use “I” as the subject noun in a sentence (person, place, or thing). Use “me” as the object noun. e.g. I went teaching English in Papua. – “I” … Read more…

Pronouns*

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Pronoun Types

Parts of Speech: Pronouns April 4, 2019 Written by Douglas Shaw Pronouns can be used in place of nouns (when needed), and a pronoun works just like a noun in a sentence. It’s important to remember, however, to use pronouns carefully: Often times, writers make the mistake of referring to a noun with a pronoun … Read more…

Possessive Forms*

Possessive Forms April 4, 2019 Written by Douglas Shaw Possessive Adjectives Are Technically Possessive Pronouns.: Possession means that something belongs to someone. Possessive forms show ownership in the English language. In many other languages, possession is shown by using the word “of.” Possessive nouns We use a singular noun with ‘s to show possession: e.g. Dhea drove her sister’s car. … Read more…