Before you practice using this worksheet, be sure to review the article on English pronouns on our website.
Exercise A: Personal Pronouns
Complete the sentences under each picture by choosing the correct pronoun.
Look at all these wonderful books! I borrowed _________ from the library last week.
Flynn has a new tractor. __________ works very well.
Quentin is an excellent athlete. Everyone likes to play with _________.
Pauline and Vernon play tennis together. Sometimes _________ fight about the result of the game.
Bernadette loves adventure stories. __________ reads all the time.
Keith is very organized. __________ writes everything down on his calendar.
Wow, Jim! __________ make excellent pizza!
This is a picture of my singing group. _________ sing together every Thursday.
Phyllis is very intelligent and professional. Everyone respects _________.
Don had lots of papers in his hands, but he dropped _________.
Exercise B: Indefinite Pronouns
Match the sentences below with the sentences under each picture so that they make sense together to describe the picture.
a) She has a lot of work, but I have none.
b) Everything seems so strange and different!
c) I will get you another.
d) Others do not always arrive on time.
e) I have enough already!
f) Some are red, some are yellow, and some are brown.
g) No one told me about it!
h) Somebody broke it!
i) There is nothing in the refrigerator.
j) I will lend you one.
Gina is very punctual. __________
You do not have good book to read? I have lots of books! __________
Joyce is very busy. ___________
I do not want any more papers to carry! __________
Where is all the food? __________
Is there a meeting today? __________
I cannot get used to this new city! __________
In the fall, the leaves turn different colors. ___________
What happened to this chair? __________
Are you still hungry after eating that apple? ___________
Exercise C: Subjective Pronouns, Objective Pronouns, and Possessive Pronouns
Below each picture is a sentence. The nouns are in bold. Below is a sentence with blank spaces. Replace each noun in the original sentence with the correct subjective, objective, or possessive pronoun.
My husband took a picture of me and the baby.
__________ took a picture of __________.
These cookies are George's.
__________ are __________.
Oliver tells Henry a story.
__________ tells __________ a story.
Eleanor and Fred are enjoying breakfast.
_________ are enjoying _________.
Mildred loves scary movies.
__________ loves __________.
This a cat. The one that belongs to Bob is small and energetic. The one that belongs to us is big and fat.
__________ is small and energetic. ___________ is big and fat.
My co-workers and I are late for the meeting!
__________ are late for __________!
The weather is rainy.
___________ is rainy.
Ralph does not have a bow tie. William and I gave him the one that belongs to us.
___________ does not have a bow tie. ___________ gave him ___________.
Karen's dress is very elegant, but Karen likes the one that belongs to me even more.
Karen's dress is very elegant, but __________ likes __________ even more.