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Interrogative Pronouns � An interrogative Pronoun is used to introduce a question. The Interrogative Pronouns are: ◦ ◦ ◦ Whom What Which Whose
Interrogative Pronouns is the difference between who and whom? � What ◦ Who is always used as a subject or following a linking verb (a predicate pronoun) �Subject: Who gave you the bird? �Predicate Pronoun: It was who? ◦ Whom is always used as an object �Direct Object: You asked whom? �Indirect Object: You gave whom a turtle? �Object of the Preposition: From whom did you buy it?
Choosing who or whom in a question: (Who, Whom) did you see at the store? 1. Rewrite the question to put the subject first. 2. Decide if the pronoun is being used as a subject or object. You did see (who, whom) at the store. You is already being used as the subject, so whom would be the object. You did see whom at the store. 3. Use the correct pronoun in the question. Whom did you see at the store?
Demonstrative Pronouns �A demonstrative pronoun points out a person, place, thing, or idea. The demonstrative pronouns are: ◦ ◦ This That These Those
Demonstrative Pronouns � Singular: ◦ This: This is my bird. ◦ That: That is his cage. � Plural: ◦ These: These are his toys. ◦ Those: Those are his treats.