Worksheets

Pronouns

03-11-2015
English Teacher Website

A   - A pronoun is a word to replace noun in a sentence

-  E.g. The girl bought a dress.

   She bought a dress

-  Study the table below: Pronouns as subjects in a sentence.

SINGULAR

PLURAL

PRONOUNS

MOUNS

PRONOUNS

NOUNS

I

-

WE

TOM AND I

YOU

-

YOU

BOB AND SARA

HE

JOEY

THEY

JOEY AND BRAD

SHE

LEEYA

THEY

LEEYA AND RYN

IT

CAT

THEY

THE CATS

Exercise 1

Fill in the blanks with suitable pronouns to replace the nouns

1.      (The cat) _______________ drank the milk.

2.      (The cobra) ______________ swallowed the sheep.

3.      (The tables) ______________ were in the hall.

4.      (My mother and sister) ________________ made sandwiches for the party.

5.      (The Principal, Mr Tan) ________________ wore a coat to a meeting.

6.      (My parents) ________________ attended a wedding.

7.      (The cats and dogs) ________________ are lovable animals.

8.      (The clowns) ________________ danced at the variety show.

9.      (The book) ________________ is under the table.

10.    (You and I) _______________ are participating in the competition.

 

B  - Study the table below. Pronouns as objects in a sentence.

SINGULAR

PLURAL

SUBJECT

OBJECT

SUBJECT

OBJECT

I

ME

WE

US

YOU

YOU

YOU

YOU

HE

HIM

THEY

THEM

SHE

HER

THEY

THEM

IT

IT

THEY

THEM

Exercise 2

Fill in the blanks in the following sentences with suitable pronouns used as objects.

1.      Kassim made some biscuits. We ate ________________.

2.      The dress was dirty. Mother washed _______________.

3.      The vintage cars were on display. I saw _______________ in the showroom.

4.      Faisal has a football. He bought _______________ last week.

5.      There were bugs in the dormitory. I hit _________________ with aerosol can.

6.      Prashant and James wrote the essays during the weekend. They handed ____________ to the teacher on Monday.

7.      Amzar dropped the glass. He broke ________________.

8.      The peaches and orange were rotten. The cshopkeeper threw _________________ away.

9.      Taufik studied with Leen,  Shirly and Asha. He enjoyed with ________________ very much.

10.    My siblings are having lunch. They enjoyed _______________ very much.

 

C  - Study the table below. Pronouns that show possession.

SINGULAR

PLURAL

PRONOUNS

POSSESIVE FORMS

PRONOUNS

POSSESIVE FORMS

I

MY

MINE

WE

OUR

OURS

YOU

YOUR

YOURS

YOU

YOUR

YOURS

HE

HIS

HIS

THEY

YHEIR

THEIRS

SHE

HER

HERS

THEY

YHEIR

THEIRS

IT

ITS

-

THEY

THEIR

THEIRS

Exercise 3

Fill in the blanks in the following sentences with suitable pronouns that show possession.

1.      Lavin rode _______________ bicycle to town.

2.      The monkey swung by ________________ tail.

3.      Mary brought ________________ story book. We borrowed _______________.

4.      Jack and Nina have two children. _______________ children go to school by bus.

5.      Bina received ________________ degree in 2002. I received _______________ in 1996.

6.      I found a purse Lara. I gave it to Jame. It was _____________.

7.      They bought _______________ gifts. We also bought _________________.

8.      The boys ate _______________ lunch. You did not eat _________________.

9.      We packed _______________ books. They packed _______________.

10.    She borrowed my car to go to town. _______________ was in the workshop.

 

D - Study the table below. Pronouns known as Reflexive Pronouns.

SUBJECT

VERB

OBJECT

 

I

Saw

Myself

in the mirror.

THEY

Taught

Themselves

to swim.

HE

Hurt

Himself

with the hammer.

THE DOG

Scratched

Itself

with its claws.

SHE

Dressed

Herself

for the party.

Exercise 4

Fill in the blanks in the following sentences with suitable Reflexive Pronouns.

1.      John _______________ told me about the incident.

2.      Dinesh got _______________ a new job.

3.      We tidied the garden _______________.

4.      The little kitten hurt _______________ in the kitchen.

5.      She sewed _______________ a beautiful gown.

6.      I hated _______________ for failing the exam.

7.      You _______________ caused the delay, in submitting your work.

8.      The girls _______________ were involved in the accident.

9.      My brother, _______________ ran to the shade before the heavy downpour.

10.    My parents _______________ were unhappy with my performance.

 

E - Study the table below. Pronouns known as Relative Pronouns.

RELATIVE PRONOUNS

 

EXAMPLE

WHO

To refer to a subject/object of a sentence

The man, who is my uncle, took me home

WHICH

The book, which I read was good.

THAT

Tom found the bag thatJudy lost

WHOSE

To show possession

The man, whose son you punished was angry

Exercise 5

Fill in the blanks in the following sentences with suitable Relative Pronouns.

1.      She spoke to the teacher _____________ bought the children’s book.

2.      The doctor examined the patient ________________ arm was bleeding.

3.      I threw away the things ______________ was old.

4.      I sat next to a new student ______________ spoke French.

5.      The baby dropped the vase _______________ was a gift from my friend.

6.      I met Mr. Lim ­­_______________ hobby was gardening and fishing.

7.      She went with friends ________________ parents were rich.

8.      The boy _______________ fell into the drain broke his leg.

9.      The movie _______________ I saw last week was interesting but scary.

10.    The discipline teacher scolded the boy _______________ broke the window.

English Teacher Website

About Girija Nair And Meena Mohan Das

Ms. Girija Nair is an experienced teacher of English Language in primary and secondary level since 1980. She secured her teaching certificate from Raja Melewar Teacher’s Training College, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia (1980). She also has a  Diploma in ESL from University of Malaya, Malaysia (1987), a degree in TESL from University Pertanian Malaysia (1996) and a Masters degree in Speech and Language Pathology from University of Malaya, Malaysia (2002). Apart from everyday teaching, She also works as a  Teacher-trainer in various academic programmes organised at the Ministry, State and District levels.She is also well-known as an Examiner in oral and written forms. Sheis also actively involved in various co-academic programmes involving teachers and students. In recognition of her contributions, she has been awarded the Excellent Service Award in 2005 and 2008 by the department of Education in Malaysia.She has been appointed as a Master Teacher in 2010 and is currently teaching in Palong Timur Secondary School. She is also involved in preparing modules and exam questions at the state and district levels.

Mrs. Meena Mohan Das is an elementary school teacher in Malaysia since July1988. She was born in Kluang, a district in the state of Johor. She obtained her certificate in Teacher Training from Mohd Khalid Teacher’s Training College in Johor Bahru, Johor. Her first posting was in Kupang Primary School in Kedah where she taught for six months. Thereafter, she moved to LKTP Felda Kemelah Primary school from 1989 to 1990 and subsequently to Sri Skudai Primary School in December 1990 till present. She has been the Head of the English Language Panel since 1995 in the present school. She has also been a recipient for a Merit Award in 2006 for excellent performance in school.  She obtained her Bachelor of Education in TESL in University Putra Malaysia in 2002. In 2014 she graduated from University Teknologi Malaysia with Masters in Teaching of English as a Second Language.  The research topics done are “Use Of Mind-Mapping and Flashcards in Vocabulary Development among Year 5 Students” and “Process Writing to Enhance Writing Abilities among Year 5 Students”. She has co-authored a journal with Dr Shanthi Sandaran on “The Importance of Vocabulary Development for English Language Teaching and Learning: The Malaysian ESL Context”. 

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

Popular Categories

Related Posts

Back To Top