Lesson Four

Nouns and Pronouns

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Nouns

Nouns represent
people, places, things, activities, emotions, and ideas.

(1) a person

actor

actor

(2) a place

nicaragua

Nicaragua

(3) a thing

 

pliers

pliers

 

(4) an emotion

baby and mother

love

(5) an idea

idea

idea

Examples of nouns:

1. That man is an actor.

2. That country is beautiful.

3. I use pliers to fix things.

4. Everyone needs love.

5. I have an idea! Let’s go see a movie!

 

Nouns are divided into two main groups:

Count Nouns

and

Noncount Nouns

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here)

 

Pronouns

write  write

Pronouns represent
nouns: I, you, he, she, it, we, and they are….

Subject
Pronouns

Singular
Plural
I
We
You
You
He
They
She
It

This quicktime video is for the pronouns "you" and "I."

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I am a teacher.

Noun: teacher

Pronoun: I

teacher

You are a student.

Noun: student

Pronoun: You

sri

He is
a guitar player

Noun: player

Pronoun: He

playing guitar

She is
a mother.

Noun: mother.

Pronoun: she

baby and mother

It is a radio.

Noun: radio

Pronoun: It

radio

We are people.

Noun: people

Pronoun: We

(I + You) = We

teacher I

+

sri you

You are students.

Noun: Students

Pronoun: You

Note: "You" can
be singular or plural

students

They are
a family.

Noun: family

Pronoun: They

"They" is always plural.

It can be used for people or things.

 

family

They are
wooden chairs.

Noun: chairs

Pronoun: They

"They" is a plural pronoun for the
chairs.

chairs

 

 

write  write

There
are also….

Object Pronouns

Singular
Plural
me
us
you
you
him
them
her
It

 

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Next: Lesson
Five

demonstrative pronouns

 

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