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Ch 13: THEA Test: Using Nouns & Pronouns

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Watch short video lessons to strengthen your ability to use nouns and pronouns as you study for the THEA test. You can refresh your knowledge of possessive nouns, pronouns, apostrophes and more.

THEA Test: Using Nouns & Pronouns - Chapter Summary

Make preparing for the THEA test simple with the help of videos that explore the use of nouns and pronouns. After reviewing the lessons, you will be ready to answer questions on the test that address:

  • Defining and identifying types of possessive nouns
  • Understanding apostrophes as they relate to singular, plural and multiple nouns
  • Meaning and rules of singular and plural nouns
  • Meaning and use of personal pronouns
  • Relative, reflexive, interrogative and possessive pronouns
  • Possessive pronouns and contractions
  • Identifying errors of singular and plural pronouns

Our instructors, who are subject matter experts, offer the guidance you need to understand topics you can expect to see on the exam. Watch the video lessons from the convenience of your home computer, or on the go via your smartphone or tablet, or use the printable full video transcripts. If you'd like to test your knowledge of lesson concepts, take the self-assessment quizzes and chapter exam. Revisiting key topics in the lessons is easy: simply use the timelines located below the videos; then, click on the topics you'd like to review.

THEA Test: Using Nouns & Pronouns Chapter Objectives

The THEA test is offered to students who are planning to begin their freshman year at a Texas public university or college. It tests comprehension of reading, writing and mathematics via three separate test sections. This chapter's topics are found in the Writing section which consists of 40 multiple-choice questions and one writing sample. A passing score is 220.

7 Lessons in Chapter 13: THEA Test: Using Nouns & Pronouns
What Are Possessive Nouns? - Examples, Definition & Types

1. What Are Possessive Nouns? - Examples, Definition & Types

This video explains what you need to know to use apostrophes to make singular and plural nouns possessive. You'll also learn how to avoid mixing up your plurals and possessives.

Apostrophes: Possession with Singular, Plural and Multiple Nouns

2. Apostrophes: Possession with Singular, Plural and Multiple Nouns

Confused about possessives and plurals? Don't know your from you're? Well, that's about to change! In this lesson, you'll learn just a few simple rules to help you figure out when to use apostrophes and why.

Singular & Plural Nouns: Definitions, Rules & Examples

3. Singular & Plural Nouns: Definitions, Rules & Examples

This video takes a look at how singular nouns are turned into plural nouns. Check it out to learn about regular and irregular plurals as well as important definitions, rules, and exceptions.

What Are Personal Pronouns?

4. What Are Personal Pronouns?

Pronouns are great for making sure debaters don't have to keep repeating the other guy's name over and over again, but they have many other uses too! In fact, pronouns, you could say, make reading readable. In part one, we'll cover personal pronouns and how they're used before moving on to more esoteric varieties.

Pronouns: Relative, Reflexive, Interrogative & Possessive

5. Pronouns: Relative, Reflexive, Interrogative & Possessive

In this lesson, we'll look at relative, reflexive, interrogative and possessive pronouns. We'll do this by antagonizing our friend Gary with the whos, whats, whoms, and whichevers that make up these pronouns.

Possessive Pronouns & Contractions: Definition & Examples

6. Possessive Pronouns & Contractions: Definition & Examples

In writing, many people get possessive pronouns and contractions confused. In this lesson, we'll discuss the differences between the two, as well as how to use apostrophes in order to form contractions.

Identifying Errors of Singular and Plural Pronouns

7. Identifying Errors of Singular and Plural Pronouns

It's sometimes not completely clear at first whether a singular or plural pronoun is necessary in a sentence. This lesson covers those confusing situations and explains how to be sure that you're using the right pronoun.

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