Types Of Pronouns

 

Class :Primary 6

Subject :English Grammar

Topic : Pronouns (Types)

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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* : These 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* : Theses 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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