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PERSONAL PRONOUN

SINGULAR

1 Pessoa

2 Pessoa

YOU

HE
3 Pessoa

SHE
IT

PLURAL

1 Pessoa

WE

2 Pessoa

YOU

3 Pessoa

THEY

PERSONAL PRONOUNS
1. Before verbs, being the subject of the phrase:
refers to a person, thing or place

Ex: Jane goes shopping very often.


She goes shopping very often.
SAJ is not very busy.
It is not very busy.
Sabrina and Carla are friends.
They are friends.

OBJECT PRONOUN
SINGULAR

1 Pessoa

ME

2 Pessoa

YOU

HER
3 Pessoa

HIM
IT

PLURAL

1 Pessoa

US

2 Pessoa

YOU

3 Pessoa

THEM

OBJECT PRONOUNS
1. After a verb or preposition; Sometimes it is
related to the pronoun it refers to.

Ex: My mother bought me a nice t-shirt.

Camille studied abroad for some time.


Today my father is taking her home. She is
going to bring some goods to us.
All of us is going to go abroad.

ADJECTIVE PRONOUN
SINGULAR

1 Pessoa

MY

2 Pessoa

YOUR

HER
3 Pessoa

HIS
ITS

PLURAL

1 Pessoa

OUR

2 Pessoa

YOUR

3 Pessoa

THEIR

ADJECTIVE PRONOUNS
1. Before the noun it refers to, working as an
adjective.

Ex: Jane bought a new car.


Her car is very fast.
SAJ is growing up, but Its streets need
more investment.
Sabrina and Carla are studying in the
same school. Their school is near here.

POSSESSIVE PRONOUN
SINGULAR

1 Pessoa

MINE

2 Pessoa

YOURS

HERS
3 Pessoa

HIS
-----

PLURAL

1 Pessoa

OURS

2 Pessoa

YOURS

3 Pessoa

THEIRS

POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS
1. After the noun it refers to. Sometimes it may be
used in the middle of the sentence, after of

Ex: Jane bought a new car.

The car of hers is very fast.


This is my car. Yours is the blue one.
My house is small. I need to buy a bigger one
to park the car of mine.

REFLEXIVE PRONOUN
SINGULAR

1 Pessoa

MYSELF

2 Pessoa

YOURSELF

HERSELF
3 Pessoa

HIMSELF
ITSELF

PLURAL

1 Pessoa

OURSELVES

2 Pessoa

YOURSELVES

3 Pessoa

THEMSELVES

REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS
1. It is a pronoun that is preceded by the noun,
adjective, adverb or pronoun to which it refers
(its antecedent) within the same clause.

Ex: Martha bought a new car herself.


I am thinking of myself in my problems.

RELATIVE PRONOUNS

1. It is a pronoun used to mark a relative


clause, and having the same referent as
the element of the main clause (usually a
noun or noun phrase) which the relative
clause modifies.

RELATIVE PRONOUNS
S = subject, O = object, P = possessive

- The person who phoned me last


night is my teacher.
S

Notes

That is
preferable

- The person that phoned me last


night is my teacher.
- The car which hit me was yellow.
- The car that hit me was yellow.

That is
preferable

- The person whom I phoned last night is


my teacher.

Whom is
- The people who I phoned last night are correct but
formal. The
my teachers.
relative
- The person that I phoned last night is my pronoun is
optional.
teacher.
O

- The person I phoned last night is my


teacher.

- The car which I drive is old.


- The car that I drive is old.

- The car I drive is old.

That is
preferable
to which.
The relative
pronoun is
optional.

- The student whose phone just


rang should stand up.
- Students whose parents are
wealthy pay extra.
P - The police are looking for the
Whose can
be used with
things. Of
- The police are looking for the which is also
car of which the driver was possible.

car whose driver was masked.

masked.

EXERCISE
Complete the sentences with possessive or adjective
pronouns:
a) That is ___her____ car. (Mary)
THEIRS
b) Fernando knows many friends of _______.
(Jane and Carlos)

OUR
c) A burglar stole _________
house last night.
(me and my wife)
THEIRS for
d) My grandparents put the house of _______
sale.

e) The dog dug the whole yard looking for


ITS
________
bones.

EXERCISE
Complete using adjective pronouns:
a) We have ____
OUR problems, but we get along well.

b) This is Carlas pen. _____


HER pen is blue.
c) My mother and my father are selling THEIR
_____
house to get some extra money.
HIS
d) Whats Micheles brothers name? ______
name is Jean.

e) The dog dug ____________


bones all over my
ITS
yard.