Pronouns

     

Personal pronouns are words we use instead of nouns to lớn refer to (talk about) people, animals, places, và things. Subject pronouns are personal pronouns that are used as the subject of a verb.

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Example:

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My name is Susan. I am British. I come from Liverpool.


We use the subject pronoun "we" lớn refer to a group of people that includes us, or an organisation that we belong to.


Examples:

I am on holiday in Spain with my family. We are having a wonderful time!

We would lượt thích you lớn take part in our survey. Your feedback is important to lớn us.


Example:

Excuse me. Bởi you know where the passport office is?


Example:

Can you hand your homework in by tomorrow, please? (teacher lớn a group of students)


Example:

Anita Roddick was a political activist và entrepreneur. She led a campaign to ban testing cosmetics on animals.


2. You can also use the word "she" to refer to pets and domesticated animals that we know are female.


Example:

This is my dog. Her name is Sheba. She is very gentle. She doesn"t bite.


Example:

Alan Turing was a British mathematician và scientist. He invented a code breaking machine that helped the Allied forces win World War II.


Example:

My mèo is a bit grumpy. He doesn"t lượt thích to be picked up.


2. You can also use the word "they" khổng lồ refer khổng lồ someone with a non-binary identity (a person who doesn"t consider themselves to be male or female).


Example:

Jack Monroe is a British food writer & anti-poverty campaigner. They have written several best-selling books about cooking on a budget.


3. The word "it" is also a gender neutral pronoun. We use it to lớn talk about an animal, a species, a place, or a thing.

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Examples:

The orangutan is an endangered species. It may become extinct soon if we don"t act now.

It often rains in England at this time of year.

Have you seen my phone? I put it down somewhere, & now I can"t find it!


Examples:

I love meercats! I think they are really cute.

After the concert they were hungry, so they stopped to lớn get a takeaway on the way home.


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