Pronouns (Types)

 

 

Class :Primary 6

 

Date : Monday 6th July 2020

 

Subject :English Grammar

 

Topic : Pronouns (Types)

 

Content

 

What is a pronoun?

 

A pronoun is a word that is used to replace a noun in a sentence

 

Pronouns replace nouns in sentences

 

Examples of pronouns are you, me, him, them, who, that, etc

 

Examples in sentences

 

You can replace a noun (Mr Bolujo) with pronouns in the following sentences

 

1. *Mr Bolujo* is a very good teacher

 

Note that Mr Bolujo can be replaced with pronouns like

He

Who

This etc

 

Now let us see some examples in sentences

 

2. *He* is a very good teacher

 

3. *Who* is a very good teacher

 

 

4. *This* is a very good teacher

 

 

*Types of Pronouns*

 

1. *Personal Pronouns* : Thses are pronouns that are used to refer to person, persons or people. Examples of such pronouns are

He

She

We

They

Us

We

Them

I

Me

etc

 

2. *Impersonal pronouns* : These are pronouns that are used to refer to inanimate objects or non living things. It is also used to refer to

nouns of common gender whose gender is not presently known. Example of impersonal pronoun is *it*

 

3. *Interrogative pronouns* : Thses pronouns are used to replace nouns in sentences most especially when we want to ask question. Examples of such pronouns are who, which, etc

 

 

*Evaluation*

 

Write out the type of pronoun that is highlighted in each of the following sentences

 

1. *HE* is a carpenter

Ans=

 

2. *WHO* is a carpenter?

Ans =.

 

3. *IT* is hot

Ans =


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