A pronoun is a word of form that substitutes for a noun or a noun phrase. Most pronouns have an antecedent, or a noun that has already been specified previously, through some have no antecedent. These word takes away the monotony of repeating the nouns over and over again.
Examples: He, She, It, They, Them, You, I, We
- They want to join the Volleyball team.
- We will attend the English class tomorrow.
KINDS OF PRONOUN
Personal pronouns are replace persons or things. It also denotes a specific person entity in a sentence. This type of pronoun speaks in three different persons:
|Possessive||your, yours||your, yours|
|Nominative||he, she, it||they|
|Possessive||his, her, hers, its||their, theirs|
|Objective||him, her, it||them|
Interrogative Pronoun introduce questions. They refer to nouns in the form of a question.
Examples: who, whom, whose, what, which
Relative Pronouns – who, which, what, and that – relate groups of words to nouns or other pronouns. Relative pronouns function as conjunctions by joining to its antecedent the subordinate clause of which it is a part.
- Kiko, who was always early in school, has gone on vacation
- The student that will top the exam will be our school representative.