1. Object Pronouns: Singular Forms

Each of the blue words below are object pronouns.

•  Miguel saw me.
•  The teacher wants you to study.
•  My sister gave the ball to him.
•  Joanne told her a secret.
•  The tree is big. We sat under it.

Think. What do all of the pronouns have in common? Then click here for an answer.

All of the object pronouns are the object of the sentence. They receive the action from the verb. They all represent a single person, place or thing. The singular form of the object pronouns are:

•  me:  the first person point of view (the person who is speaking).
•  you:  the second person point of view (the person who is being spoken to).
•  him:  the third person point of view (the male person being spoken about).
•  her:  the third person point of view (the female person being spoken about).
•  it:  the third person point of view (the thing that is being spoken about).

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Object Pronouns: Plural Forms

Each of the blue words below are object pronouns.

•  The teacher gave it to us.
•  Jane will give you some cake.
•  She sent the card to them.

Think. What do all of the pronouns have in common? Then click here for an answer.

All of the object pronouns are the object of the sentence. They receive the action from the verb. They all represent more than one person, place or thing. The plural form of the object pronouns are:

•  Us:  the first person point of view (the persons who are speaking).
•  You:  the second person point of view (the persons who are being spoken to).
•  Them:  the third person point of view (the persons or things that are being spoken about).

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Improving Your Reading and Thinking Skills

Think for a few moments. Try to recall the major ideas in this article. When you are done, click the box below for a list of main ideas.

 

How did you do? With practice, you should be able to identify many of the major ideas. You may even discover some important ideas that aren’t listed.

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