Saturday, October 1, 2016

Quiz for Lessons 21-30 - Parts of Speech - Pronouns

Instructions: Find each pronoun. Tell if it is personal, relative, demonstrative, indefinite, or interrogative. List the antecedent if there is one. For each personal pronoun tell if it is possessive, intensive, or reflexive.

1. He himself had helped my mother do something.

2. Which is the right room for this?

3. These are mine. Whose are these?

4. This is the book that I would recommend to you.

5. Everyone has talents. Some have many. No one has none.

6. He found himself lost in his dream.

7. I myself heard him blame himself in front of everybody.

8. Neither of them has anyone who will help us.

9. Who would have guessed that that was wrong?


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Answers:

1. he - personal, himself - personal, intensive, my - personal, possessive. He is the antecedent for himself. (something is a noun)

2. Which - interrogative, this - demonstrative

3. These - demonstrative, mine - personal, possessive, Whose - interrogative, these - demonstrative

4. this - demonstrative, that - relative, I - personal, you - personal

5. everyone, some, many, no one, none - all are indefinite

6. he - personal, himself - personal, reflexive, his - personal. He is the antecedent for himself and his.

7. I - personal, myself - personal, intensive, him - personal, himself - personal, reflexive, everybody - indefinite. I is the antecedent for myself, and him is the antecedent for himself.

8. neither - indefinite, them - personal, anyone - indefinite, who - relative, us - personal

9. who - interrogative, that - relative, that - demonstrative

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Lesson 30 - Parts of Speech - Pronouns

This lesson is a review of the five kinds of pronouns.

Instructions: Find each pronoun and tell what kind it is. It is either personal, relative, demonstrative, indefinite, or interrogative.

1. From whom did you get that?

2. Neither of my brothers would read me the story.

3. You need someone who will be kind to others.

4. What does this have to do with me?

5. I liked the play that you hated.


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Answers:

1. whom - interrogative, you - personal, that - demonstrative

2. neither - indefinite, my - personal, me - personal

3. you - personal, someone - indefinite, who - relative, others - indefinite

4. what - interrogative, this - demonstrative, me - personal

5. I - personal, that - relative, you - personal

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Lesson 29 - Parts of Speech - Pronouns

Interrogative pronouns ask questions. Who, whom, whose, which, and what are interrogative pronouns.

Instructions: Find the interrogative pronouns in these sentences.

1. What is that?

2. Who is going with me?

3. Which is the right answer?

4. Whose was right?

5. To whom did you want to speak?


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Answers:

1. what

2. who

3. which

4. whose

5. whom

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Lesson 28 - Parts of Speech - Pronouns

Indefinite pronouns are pronouns that do not point out specifically. They point out generally. They include such words as another, any, anybody, anyone, anything, both, each, either, everybody, everyone, everything, many, neither, nobody, none, no one, one, other, others, some, somebody, and someone.

Instructions: Find the indefinite pronouns in the following sentences.

1. Everybody loves someone sometime.

2. Both of the students should hand in everything they have completed.

3. I didn't see anyone I knew.

4. If no one helps others, nothing gets done.

5. Somebody said that one should touch neither of them.


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Answers:

1. everybody, someone

2. both, everything

3. anyone

4. no one, others

5. somebody, one, neither

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Lesson 27 - Parts of Speech - Pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns are pronouns that point out. They are this, that, these, and those. That is my hat. I like these not those.

Instructions: Find the demonstrative pronouns in these sentences.

1. That is a great idea.

2. I will take those.

3. How much money do you want for this?

4. These are the shoes I want.


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Answers:

1. that

2. those

3. this

4. these

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Lesson 26 - Parts of Speech - Pronouns

Relative pronouns join dependent clauses to independent clauses. They are who, whose, whom, which, and that. For example, He found his money that he had lost. That joins the two clauses together into one sentence. Clauses will be taught in detail later.

Instructions: Find the relative pronouns in the sentences, and see how many other pronouns you can find as a bonus.

1. I want the house, which is brick.

2. Jack ordered the meal that we picked up.

3. Freddie is the girl who won the contest.

4. Jon is a man on whom I can rely.

5. The student whose answer was wrong turned bright red.


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Answers:

1. Which is the relative pronoun, and I is also a pronoun.

2. That is the relative pronoun, and we is also a pronoun.

3. Who is the relative pronoun.

4. Whom is the relative pronoun, and I is also a pronoun.

5. Whose is the relative pronoun.

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