“Mary is singing a song. Mary likes to sing classical music. Mary can even sing the high notes. Mary is very talented. I want to be just like Mary.” What kind of parts of speech does she and her fall? Given that the answer is pronouns, you got that correctly. Now you may be asking yourself what a pronoun is, why there pronouns to begin with, how useful are pronouns and when can we use pronouns.
Pronouns are a part of speech. They go alongside nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, gerunds, conjunction, and prepositions. A pronoun is a part of speech that replaces the nouns that may repeat itself in a sentence. Rather than having to write the same noun a lot of times, you use pronouns.
Just like nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs, pronouns can be used in just about anywhere. From speeches, to sentences and even classroom activities. You can also find pronouns used in agreements. There are clearly a lot of them there. But the question still stands, how do you use pronouns? Check these out below.
One way to make learning pronouns fun is by using it for classroom activities. This is especially fun and useful when you are teaching children or grade school students. Not only will they be having fun, they would also be learning and understanding how pronouns work.
Yes, you can see a lot of pronouns in business agreements. Especially when having to write the name of the following people over and over. Not only does it get confusing, it also makes the sentence sound repetitive. Which is something that should be avoided altogether. This is why pronouns are the best parts of speech to use, especially when there are a lot of nouns and you wish to make your sentences better, rather than having to repeat the names for each sentence.
Just like a class activity, writing simple sentences, compound sentences, complex sentences, and compound complex sentences can also help when you want to learn more about pronouns. From understanding where and what kind of pronoun to use, writing sentences is one of the keys to learning and one of the easiest activities to give out to students of any level of learning.
When writing speeches, pronouns are common. It’s basically like writing out your sentences except you are going to be using a lot of pronouns and other types of speech.
If you are planning on looking for pronouns, you would have better luck at stories. Literary pieces literally use a lot of pronouns. Whether it be first person, second person or even third person point of view. As long as you are able to recognize which kind of point of view you want to write about, pronouns would be one of the easiest types of speech to use.
A pronoun modifies a noun or a noun clause. Pronouns are used to replace nouns in a sentence. So that your sentences would not sound too repetitive and would also make more sense.
The kinds of pronouns are: possessive pronouns, relative pronouns, personal pronouns, interrogative pronouns, demonstrative pronouns, and indefinite pronouns.
Three. There are three kinds of point of views for a pronoun. Each with its own singular and plural pronoun. We have First point of view, Second point of view, Third point of view.
Picture it this way, when you are writing out your sentences whether it be for speeches, literary writing, or simply to use as an activity, having to write down the same noun over and over again would not only sound repetitive, it would sound dragging. Not only that, it would also confuse the reader as to who you may be implying and if the reader should be reading it through a third person point of view. Using pronouns help lessen the confusion.
There we have it, the full discussion and answered questions to what a pronoun is, what its uses are and what are the kinds and their point of views to be used. Pronouns like any other type of speech are still as important to learn and to gain knowledge from.