Grammar 1-10 | True Beginner | CEFR A1

Object Pronouns

Listen to four conversations using object pronouns.

Conversation #1
Man: Did you call me?
Woman: Yes, I called you. Can you help me today?
Man: Sure, what can I do for you?
Woman: Can you take me to school?
Man: OK, I can pick you up at 10.
Woman: Great! See you then.

Conversation #2
Man: Who is your best friend?
Woman: My bestfriend is Sue.
Man: Do you talk to her every day?
Woman: Yes, I see her at school. I always meet her for lunch.
Man: Why do you like her?
Woman: She is nice and funny! She makes me laugh.

Conversation #3
Man: Who is your teacher?
Woman: My teacher is Mr. Wilson. I like him a lot.
Man: Why do you like him?
Woman: Well, he is nice and he always helps me with my homeowork.
Man: He sounds nice.
Woman: He is. We all love him.

Conversation #4
Man: Do you have my keys?
Woman: No. I put them on the table.
Man: Great. I see them. What about my wallet?
Woman: I think you set it on the counter.
Man: Really, I don't see it.
Woman: Well, I'll help you. One of us will find it.

Subject Pronouns - Grammar Notes

Point 1: Subject pronouns take the place of a person or noun.
  1. Did you see Sue? I just saw her.
  2. Where is Tony? Did you see him?
  3. I like your jacket. Where did you buy it?
  4. My students are funny. I like them so much.
  5. These shoes are dirty. I need to clean them.
Point 2: The first person object pronoun (me, us) refers to the speaker. It can be singular (S) or plural (P).
  1. (S) Tell me a story.
  2. (S) My teacher makes me laugh.
  3. (P) They help us a lot.
  4. (P) Did you see us on TV?
Point 3: The second person object pronoun (you) refers to the listener. It can be singular (S) or plural (P).
  1. (S) I like you.
  2. (S) I will call you later.
  3. (P) I like you (guys).
  4. (P) I will call you (all) later.
Point 4: The third person subject pronoun (him, her, it, them) refers a person, people, thing or things.
  1. I like Bob. I see him every day.
  2. I also like Sue. I often see her at the gym.
  3. Bob and Sue eat out often. I join them sometimes.
  4. They have a horse. They let me ride it.
  5. They have two cars. They never use them.
Answer the following questions about the interview.

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