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Subject and object pronouns

  1. Subject and Object Pronouns; Direct and Indirect Objects Gifting and Re-Gifting 7 Focus on Grammar 2 Part VII, Unit 24 By Ruth Luman, Gabriele Steiner, and BJ Wells Copyright © 2006. Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
  2. Gift GivingGift Giving Hi Bob. Happy Birthday! This gift is for you. I hope you like it. It’s for me? Oh, thank you. You shouldn’t have. Oh, it’s perfect. The colors are just right for me.
  3. Re-GiftingRe-Gifting Hi Al. Happy Birthday! I have a gift for you. I hope you like it. Hey, where did you get that shirt? But I gave it to him! Well, Bob gave it to me. For me? Oh, thanks. I really like it!
  4. Bob loves Linda.He Subject PronounsSubject Pronouns A pronoun replaces a noun. A subject pronoun replaces a noun in subject position. S
  5. Bob loves Linda.her. O Object PronounsObject Pronouns An object pronoun replaces a noun in object position.
  6. Subject Pronouns Object Pronouns me you him her it us them I you he she it we they Subject and Object PronounsSubject and Object Pronouns
  7. Example: Tom fed his baby sister. 1. Jennifer got the keys. 2. The candy is for Michael and me. 3. Hormoz and Shemi took the test. S S S  He fed her.  She got them.  It is for us.  They took it. Practice 1Practice 1 Identify the subjects and objects in the sentences. Replace them with pronouns. O O O O S
  8. Direct Object Bob sent roses to his mother. Direct and Indirect Objects 1Direct and Indirect Objects 1 Some sentences have two objects following the verb. Indirect Object
  9. Direct Object Direct and Indirect Objects 2Direct and Indirect Objects 2 Direct objects answer the questions whom or what. Bob sent roses to his mother. What did Bob send? What did Bob send? Indirect objects answer the questions to whom or to what. To whom did he send the roses? To whom did he send the roses? Indirect Object
  10. Subject Pronouns Direct Object Pronouns Indirect Object Pronouns me you him her it us them I you he she it we they PronounsPronouns me you him her it us them
  11. Example: My friend sent us a gift in the mail. Practice 2Practice 2 Identify the direct objects (DO) and (IO) indirect objects in the sentences. DOIO DOIO DOIO DO IO 1. The mother read her children a bedtime story. 2. I handed the teacher the homework. 3. My parents wrote a letter to the company.
  12. IO DO Lola sent them to him. IO DO Lola sent Bob the slippers. Be Careful!Be Careful! If the direct object is a pronoun, the pronoun always comes before the indirect object. himhim themthem
  13. Practice 3Practice 3 Replace the direct and indirect objects with pronouns. Example: I sent my mother some e-mails. 1. We showed Lisa the movie. 2. My sister loaned the car to Phil and me. 3. They passed the notes to Mr. Jackson. I sent them to her. We showed it to her. My sister loaned it to us. They passed them to him.
  14. ReferencesReferences Copyright © 2006 Pearson Education and its licensors. All rights reserved.

Notes de l'éditeur

  1. The reason why the indirect object pronouns are fed to the students is because I think that it’s important to point out that in English we use the same pronouns for direct objects as indirect objects unlike a number of other languages.