Grammar: pronouns


Pronouns are words that substitute a noun. We can use a pronoun instead of a noun.

We use pronouns to communicate more quickly and to avoid being too repetitive.

Do you like the boss? I don't like the boss. The boss is very mean.

Using pronouns, we can say:

Do you like the boss? I don't like her. She is very mean.

crazy boss


There are many types of pronouns that we will study throughout the course. Here you have a list so they will be familiar to you in the future:

  1. Personal Pronouns: I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they.
  2. Possessive Pronouns: mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, yours, theirs.
  3. Demonstrative Pronouns: this, that, these, those
  4. Interrogative Pronouns: who, what, which, when, how, where.
  5. Object Pronouns: me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them.
  6. Reflexive Pronouns: myself, yourself, himself...
  7. Reciprocal Pronouns: each other, one another.
  8. Indefinite Pronouns: another, much, nobody, few, such...
  9. Relative Pronouns: who, whom, which...