A pronoun is a word that is used in place of a noun or noun phrase.

Substituting a noun for a pronoun can make a sentence flow better, sound less repetitive and appear more academic. However, the subject should be mentioned at least once previously in the text or speech.

What word could be replaced in the following sentences?

  1. "Out of all the animals in the world, Rachel likes penguins best. Rachel thinks they are cute."
  2. "Steve wanted his book returned immediately because it was Steve's."
  3. "At three o'clock, the class will go to class."



The End

I hope you are able to recognize pronouns in a sentence now.

Create some sentences of your own using each type of pronoun.