Subject and object pronouns, possessive pronouns and adjectives


Pronouns include subject pronouns, object pronouns, and possessive pronouns. These are used to replace nouns in sentences. It is also important to learn possessive adjectives when learning these forms. Use the chart below and then study the example sentences chart. Finally, you can practice what you’ve learned by taking the quizzes below.

Pronouns and Possessive Forms

Subject PronounsObject PronounsPossessive AdjectivesPossessive Pronouns

Example Sentences: Subject and Object Pronouns

Subject PronounsExampleObject PronounsExample
II work in Portland.meShe gave me the book.
youYou like listening to music.youPeter bought you a present.
heHe lives in Seattle.himShe told him the secret.
sheShe went on vacation last week.herI asked her to come with me.
itIt seems hot today!itJack gave it to Alice.
weWe enjoy playing golf.usThe teacher taught us French.
youYou can come to the party.youI passed out the books to you last week.
theyThey are students at this school.themThe state provided them with insurance.

Example Sentences: Possessive Adjectives and Pronouns

Possessive AdjectivesExamplePossessive PronounsExample
myThat is my house.mineThat car is mine.
yourYour subject is English.yoursThat book is yours.
hisHis wife is from Italy.hisThat dog over there is his.
herHer name is Christa.hersThat house is hers.
itsIts color is black.
ourOur car is very old.oursThat poster on the wall is ours.
yourI have your tests corrected for you today.yoursThe responsibility is all yours.
theirIt’s difficult to understand their meaning.theirsThe house on the corner is theirs.

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