Saturday, September 26, 2020

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

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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 himself had helped my mother do something.
     He - personal pronoun
     himself - personal pronoun (intensive)
     my - personal pronoun (possessive)
     He is the antecedent for himself.
     (something is a noun)

2. Which is the right room for this?
     Which - interrogative pronoun
     this - demonstrative pronoun

3. These are mine. Whose are these?
     These - demonstrative pronoun
     mine - personal pronoun (possessive)
     Whose - interrogative pronoun
     these - demonstrative pronoun

4. This is the book that I would recommend to you.
     This - demonstrative pronoun
     that - relative pronoun
     I and you - personal pronouns

5. Everyone has talents. Some have many. No one has none.
     Everyone, Some, many, no one, none - indefinite pronouns

6. He found himself lost in his dream.
     He - personal pronoun
     himself - personal pronoun (reflexive)
     his - personal pronoun
     He is the antecedent for himself and his.

7. I myself heard him blame himself in front of everybody.
     I - personal pronoun
     myself - personal pronoun (intensive)
     him - personal pronoun
     himself - personal pronoun (reflexive)
     everybody - indefinite pronoun
     I is the antecedent for myself.
     Him is the antecedent for himself.

8. Neither of them has anyone who will help us.
     neither - indefinite pronoun
     them - personal pronoun
     anyone - indefinite pronoun
     who - relative pronoun
     us - personal pronoun

9. Who would have guessed that that was wrong?
     Who - interrogative pronoun
     that - relative pronoun
     that - demonstrative pronoun


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Friday, September 25, 2020

Lesson 30 - Parts of Speech - Pronouns

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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. From whom did you get that?
     whom - interrogative pronoun
     you - personal pronoun
     that - demonstrative pronoun

2. Neither of my brothers would read me the story.
     neither - indefinite pronoun
     my and me - personal pronouns

3. You need someone who will be kind to others.
     you - personal pronoun
     someone and others - indefinite pronouns
     who - relative pronoun

4. What does this have to do with me?
     what - interrogative pronoun
     this - demonstrative pronoun
     me - personal pronoun

5. I liked the play that you hated.
     I and you - personal
     that - relative


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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Lesson 29 - Parts of Speech - Pronouns

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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 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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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Lesson 28 - Parts of Speech - Pronouns

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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 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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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Lesson 27 - Parts of Speech - Pronouns

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Demonstrative pronouns are pronouns that point out. They are this, that, these, and those.  

     Examples:
     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 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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Monday, September 21, 2020

Lesson 26 - Parts of Speech - Pronouns

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Relative pronouns join dependent clauses to independent clauses. They are who, whose, whom, which, and that. Clauses will be taught in detail later.

     Example:
     He found his money that he had lost.
     (That joins the two clauses together into one sentence.)

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. I want the house, which is brick.
     which - relative pronoun

2. Jack ordered the meal that we picked up.
     that - relative pronoun

3. Freddie is the girl who won the contest.
     who - relative pronoun

4. Jon is a man on whom I can rely.
     whom - relative pronoun

5. The student whose answer was wrong turned bright red.
     whose - relative pronoun


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