Lessons In Language by James N. PatrickLessons In Language by James N. Patrick

Lessons In Language

byJames N. Patrick

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...the person spoken to). He writes (third person, the person spoken of). A personal pronoun is one that stands for a noun, and shows by its form whether it is of the first, the second, or the third person. Person Of Pronouns. Pronouns that are used when a person is speaking of himself, or of himself and others, are of the first person. Examples. I went with my brother to London. Our mother met us at the station and we went with her to the Tower. Pronouns that are used when a person is speaking of himself and others are of the second person. Examples. You write well. You (my companions) must listen to me. Pronouns that are used in speaking about persons or things are of the third person. Examples. I met him. He was taking his father's horse to its stable. We saw her. LESSON XXVIII. Number Of Pronouns. Like nouns, pronouns that refer to but one person or thing are in the singular number; those that refer to more than one person or thing are in the plural number. Examples. I am going. Did you see him? She gave it to me. We are going. Did you see them? They gave them to us. Gender Of Pronouns. Like nouns, pronouns have gender. Pronouns that denote males are of the masculine gender; those that denote females are of the feminine gender. Examples. He, his, him; her, hers. Case Of Pronouns. Some of the pronouns have special case-forms for the objective and the possessive cases. Declension Of Personal Pronouns. Pick out the personal pronouns: 1. The boy saw the hawk as it flew across the field. 2. Have you had your breakfast? 3. I hope you will feel better tomorrow. 4. Will you go to the park? 5. They have new books. 6. He wishes to speak to you. 7. Is she going with you? 8. I brought you this basket of fruit. 9. Were you at my house this morning? 10. Why...
Title:Lessons In LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:June 27, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217498418

ISBN - 13:9780217498418