Parts of speech contains words that have distinctive meanings and functions that, together, makes a sentence clear. There are 8 parts of speech in the English grammar and are as follows: noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, conjunction, preposition, and interjection.
2. Pronoun / Personal Pronoun
A pronoun is a word that may be a substitute to replace a person or thing and can be singular or plural.
1. Subject Pronouns – they are used as the subjects of a sentence
ex: I, we, you, he, she, they, it
2. Object Pronouns – they are used as direct or indirect objects
ex: me, you, him, her, it
3. Possessive Pronouns – they are used to show ownership
ex: my, mine, our, yours, his, hers, their, its
4. Reflexive Pronouns – they are used to reflect back to the subject or subjects
ex: myself, yourselves, himself, herself, themselves
5. Demonstrative Pronouns – they are used to show something
ex: this, that, these, those
Fill in the blanks with a pronoun
1. ___ didn’t go to the park because our teachers gave us a lot of assignments to finish.
2. Are ___ the shoes next to the door the ones you were looking for?
3. When I went to the kitchen, I slipped on the floor and twisted ___ ankle.
4. It was ___ problem to begin with because they were the ones that caused it to happen.
5. I saw the kitten ___ at the pet store.