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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about nouns and pronouns for a standard English grammar course. Topics covered include:
- Plural possessive nouns
- First, second and third-person pronouns
- Pronoun shifts
- Gender pronouns
1. What Are Plural Possessive Nouns? - Definition & Examples
Plural possessive nouns indicate that something belongs to more than one person or object. Learn the definition of plural possessive nouns, learn how to write them, and take a look at a few examples.
2. What Are Third-Person Pronouns? - Definition & Examples
Third-person pronouns refer to people or things other than the speaker or writer and the intended audience. Learn about the definition of third-person pronouns and explore examples of third-person pronouns including subjective and objective pronouns.
3. What Are First-Person Pronouns?
First-person pronouns are pronouns used to refer to the speaker or to the group that includes the speaker. Learn about singular and plural first-person pronouns, and explore the subdivisions of first-person pronouns.
4. What Are Second-Person Pronouns? - Definition & Examples
Second-person pronouns are used to refer to the person, people, or audience being addressed. Understand the definition and examples of second-person pronouns, and learn how they can be used as subject pronouns, object pronouns, or possessive pronouns.
5. What is a Pronoun Shift? - Error & Examples
A pronoun shift is a change in the point of view of a sentence due to a sudden switch in the type of pronoun. Explore the three types of pronouns, and check out examples of pronoun shift errors, including mismatched antecedents and changing persons.
6. What is a Gender Pronoun?
A gender pronoun is a pronoun, such as 'he,' 'she,' 'him' and 'her,' that indicates the male or female gender of the person the pronoun is referring to. They only exist in a specific instance known as the third person singular.
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