Pronouns

Information about Pronouns

Published on July 13, 2013

Author: tccampa

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Nouns & Pronouns: Nouns & Pronouns Reflexive Pronouns Pronouns in Comparisons Click to go to next slide Reflexive Pronouns: Reflexive Pronouns Click to go to next slide Reflexive Pronouns: Reflexive Pronouns Reflexive pronouns are pronouns that refer back to the subject of the sentence. I see myself. Reflexive pronoun Click to go to next slide Reflexive Pronouns: Myself Yourself Himself Herself Itself Reflexive Pronouns Singular reflexive pronouns end in “ self ” Plural reflexive pronouns end in “ selves ” Ourselves Yourselves Themselves selves self self self self self selves selves Click to go to next slide Reflexive Pronoun: Reflexive Pronoun I created this look myself! reflexive pronoun Noun being reflected Click to go to next slide Reflexive Pronoun: Reflexive Pronoun You must take the test yourself. reflexive pronoun Noun being reflected Click to go to next slide Reflexive Pronoun: Reflexive Pronoun John repaired the furnace himself. reflexive pronoun Noun being reflected Click to go to next slide Reflexive Pronoun: Reflexive Pronoun We pushed the car ourselves. reflexive pronoun Noun being reflected Click to go to next slide They always go together!: They always go together! I You He She It myself . yourself . himself . herself . itself . When you have one of these… you MUST have one of these Click to go to next slide Correct use of Reflexive Pronouns:: Correct use of Reflexive Pronouns: I gave myself 2 weeks to clean the garage. Joseph read quietly to himself . We treated ourselves to dessert. The students are able to monitor themselves . Click to go to next slide NEVER use a reflexive pronoun alone!: NEVER use a reflexive pronoun alone ! My friend and myself did that. No one dances like myself . I performed the dance myself . I did that myself . Incorrect! Incorrect! Correct! Correct! Click to go to next slide Reflexive warning:: Reflexive warning: Beware of FAKE pronouns!!! Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Beware of FAKE pronouns!!! hisself theirself theirselves ourself themself Don’t be fooled! These are NOT real words ! 100% Phony Click to go to next slide Can you spot the fakes? : Can you spot the fakes? Now, see if you can spot FAKE pronouns on the next few slides… FAKE FAKE Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Larry bought an X-BOY for hisself . Larry bought an X-BOX for himself . Incorrect! Correct! Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: The girls chose Snooby bags for theirselves . The girls chose Snoopy bags for themselves. Incorrect! Correct! Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: We selected the Nkie shoes ourself . We selected the Nike shoes ourselves . Incorrect! Correct! Click to go to next slide Pronouns in Comparisons: Pronouns in Comparisons Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Comparisons use “ than ”… is better than is taller than Click to go to next slide Which is correct? : Which is correct? Jane is older than I am. Jane is older than me. or When comparing, use a SUBJECT pronoun. Jane is older than I . Click to go to next slide John is more qualified than I am for the job. : John is more qualified than I am for the job . John is more qualified than I am . John is more qualified than I. SUBJECT pronoun Example Comparison: Click to go to next slide Which is correct? : SUBJECT pronoun Which is correct? My husband hears better than I. My husband hears better than me. or My husband hears better than I can hear . My husband hears better than I can . My husband hears better than I . Click to go to next slide Which is correct? : SUBJECT pronoun Which is correct? The boss denies that employees know more about the company than he . or The boss denies that employees know more about the company than he knows about the company . The boss denies that employees know more about the company than him . Click to go to next slide Which is correct? : SUBJECT pronoun Which is correct? We can stay awake longer than them. We can stay awake longer than they can. or We can stay awake longer than they can stay awake . We can stay awake longer than they can. Click to go to next slide You may hear people say: : You may hear people say: “He’s older than me ” or… “Ann sings better than him ” Incorrect! He’s older than I am. Ann sings better than he does. Correct! Corrections: Click to go to next slide Pronoun Review…: Pronoun Review … REFLEXIVE end in “ self ” / “ selves ” reflect the subject COMPARISON use “ than ” use a subject pronoun Reflexive Example: He hurt himself. Comparison Example: She is older than I am. Click to go to next slide Nouns & Pronouns: Reflexive / Comparisons: Nouns & Pronouns : Reflexive / Comparisons End of Presentation.

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