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A2 You

Lesson Two

 You

write

singular

subject object possessive adjective possessive pronoun reflexive pronoun
you
you
your
yours
yourself

 

plural

subject object possessive adjective possessive pronoun reflexive pronoun
you
you
your
yours
yourselves

 

In the following examples, the pronoun "you" is singular:

subject = you

  • You study English.
  • Do you study French, too?

object = you

  • The teacher helped you.
  • Who called you last night?

possessive adjective = your

  • This is your jacket.
  • Your jacket is very nice.

your jacket

possessive pronoun = yours

  • Is this jacket yours?
  • My jacket is blue. Yours is yellow.

yours

reflexive pronoun = yourself

  • You can look at yourself in a mirror.

 

In the following examples, the pronoun "you" is plural:

subject = you

  • You are students.
  • Do you know each other?

object = you

  • The teacher helps you learn English.
  • The teacher gives assignments to you.

possessive adjective = your

  • I’m your teacher.  (I work for all of you.)
  • Your English is going to improve!
  • Do you have your own computer?

your teacher

possessive pronoun = yours

  • This website is yours to use for free.

This is yours!

reflexive pronoun = yourself

Your teacher believes that you can help yourselves and improve your English by using this website.

This video provides additional instruction:

 

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Aqua Level Exercise 2

Write these sentences and questions in your notebook. Fill in the blanks with….

you   your  yours  yourself  yourselves

1 – 5 singular

1. Where is _________ hat?

2. Is this book _________?

3. _________ work very hard.

4. I really like _________.

5. Did you hurt ____________?

6 – 10 plural

6. These books are ________ to use in class.

7. ________ all need to listen.

8. You can all help __________ to the food.

9. I’m _________ teacher.

10. This is between ________ and me.

Next: Lesson Three

Answers: 1. your; 2. yours; 3. You; 4. you; 5. yourself; 6. yours; 7. You; 8. yourselves; 9. your; 10. you

 

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