Personal Pronouns - Exercises

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Exercises

Complete the sentences with the correct subject-pronouns.

  1. want to cook dinner for my family tonight.It cannot be a pronoun in the third person singular because then the verb would take an s (wants).
  2. Joe bumped into Hailey and Kylie in the mall today. asked them if wanted to go dancing tonight.The boy asked the two girls → first gap: he, second gap: they
  3. My brother and I love to play football. play five times a week.My brother and I → we|It cannot be a pronoun in the third person singular because then the verb would take an s (plays).
  4. Do like to play football?It cannot be a pronoun in the third person singular because then the verb would take an s (likes).
  5. prefers to play basketball.It must be a pronoun in the third person singular because otherwise the verb would be written without an s (prefer).

Replace the subject-pronouns with the correct object-pronouns.

  1. The last piece of chocolate is for (you) .you → you
  2. These maths exercises are too difficult for (I) .I → me
  3. We are moving tomorrow. Can you help (we) ?we→ us
  4. Sally’s favourite book is “Treasure Island.” Can you read it to (she)  ?she → her
  5. Today, Jim saw two elderly ladies struggling with their heavy shopping bags. So he went to help (they) .they → them

Choose the correct personal pronoun. Decide if the sentence needs a subject-pronoun or an object-pronoun.

  1. Josh likes to play football, so his parents gave a brand new football for his birthday.The object is the direct recipient of the action, or the object with which it is performed.
  2. Tim lives next door to Josh. Often play football together.The subject of the sentence is normally the person or thing that is performing the action.
  3. Charlotte loves her grandmother very much. She wants to visit tomorrow.The object is the direct recipient of the action, or the object with which it is performed.
  4. My family and I like to swim. In the summer go to the beach most weekends.The subject of the sentence is normally the person or thing that is performing the action.
  5. Last night I watched a scary film alone. It really scared .The object is the direct recipient of the action, or the object with which it is performed.