UNIT 7 - COMPARISONS
UNIT 8 - ADJECTIVES
UNIT 9 - ARTICLES
UNIT 10 - POSSESSIVES AND PRONOUNS
UNIT 11 - ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY
UNIT 12 - ONE(S), ANOTHER, OTHER(S) & THE OTHER(S)
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Grammar: Pronouns & Possessive Adjectives

We use pronouns in place of nouns when we don’t want to repeat the same noun again and again.

  • Without pronouns, a sentence looks like this:
  • My car is new. I just bought my car last week. My car cost $2,500.
  • With pronouns, a sentence looks like this:
  • My car is new. I just bought it last week. It cost $2,500.

Meaning:

“it” refers to “my car”

Subject pronouns come before verbs.

  • She went to the gym.
  • They love the warm weather

Object pronouns come after verbs or after prepositions.

  • I called her.
  • I talked to her.

Possessive adjectives cannot be used alone. They need a noun.

  • This is my laptop.
  • These are his shoes.

Possessive pronouns must be used alone. They cannot be used with a noun. They can be a subject or an object.

  • These shoes are mine. Yours are over there.