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3 – Grammar: “These” or “Those”

Demonstrative pronouns point to something specific that can be either near or far in distance or time.

These and those are the plural form for this and that.

These is the plural form of this. It us used to point out some things (plural) that are near in either distance or time.

Those is the plural form of that. It us used to point out some things (plural) that are far in either distance or time.

A. Look at the chart and the pictures to help you understand.

B. Look at the pictures below and write sentences for the words in the box using ‘those’ or ‘these’ depending on where those words are located in the picture. Make sentences in the affirmative, negative and question form.

Remember to look at the numbers carefully because they are not in order! (i.e.: eraser is NOT #2, it is #4)

Examples: S1: (#1) These are desks. S2: (#2) Are those houses? S3: (#3) That is not an apple.

AffirmativeNegativeQuestion
1. These are desks.
2.Are those houses?
3.Those are not trees.
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