Pronoun
 
 
 
 
Pronoun

In this lesson you will learn the definition of a pronoun, learn the types of pronouns, and take a test.
Pronoun Definition
Pronoun Types
  • demonstrative pronoun
  • a word that replaces a noun that can be understood from the context of the conversation or writing
  • intensive pronoun
  • a word that is used to emphasize its antecedent
  • interrogative pronoun
  • a "wh" question word that acts as a pronoun and is used to ask questions
  • personal objective pronoun
  • a word that refers to a specific person or thing and replaces a noun (object) that is affected by an action
  • personal possessive pronoun
  • a word that refers to a specific person or thing and replaces a noun to show possession or ownership
  • personal subjective pronoun
  • refers to a specific person or thing and replaces a noun (subject) that performs an action
  • reciprocal pronoun
  • a word that refers back to the subject and shows that the action of the verb is a two-way action and is in the object position
  • relative pronoun
  • a word that connects a phrase or clause to another phrase or clause
  • reflexive pronoun
  • refers back to the subject of the clause or sentence and is used when the subject and the word following the verb are the same person
Pronoun Test

Study the types of pronouns listed above. For each test question, you will be given four words. Three of the words will be the same type of pronoun and one word will be a different type of pronoun. Click the links above to learn more about each type of pronoun if you cannot answer a question.
1.  Which of the following words is NOT a demonstrative pronoun?

     a.  this
     b.  that
     c.  these
     d.  themselves
2.  Which of the following words is NOT an indefinite pronoun?

     a.  anyone
     b.  theirs
     c.  everything
     d.  none
3.  Which of the following words is NOT an intensive pronoun?

     a.  himself
     b.  herself
     c.  whichever
     d.  themselves
4.  Which of the following words is NOT an interrogative pronoun?

     a.  who
     b.  what
     c.  theirs
     d.  whichever
5.  Which of the following words is NOT a personal objective pronoun?

     a.  me
     b.  you
     c.  them
     d.  mine
6.  Which of the following words is NOT a personal possessive pronoun?

     a.  mine
     b.  yours
     c.  they
     d.  theirs
7.  Which of the following words is NOT a personal subjective pronoun?

     a.  he
     b.  she
     c.  these
     d.  they
8.  Which of the following words is NOT a reciprocal pronoun?

     a.  each other
     b.  one another
     c.  themselves
9.  Which of the following words is NOT a relative pronoun?

     a.  what
     b.  those
     c.  which
     d.  who
10.  Which of the following words is NOT a reflexive pronoun?

     a.  myself
     b.  yourself
     c.  everything
     d.  whichever
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Additional Information
Demonstrating How to Use Demonstratives
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of demonstratives. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Grammar Tips
Can You Catch These Native Speaker Mistakes?
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of common mistakes. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Commonly Confused Words: Part One
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
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Commonly Confused Words: Part One
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
Click here to visit the lesson page.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
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