Aqua Level Lessons
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You

3

I

4

He

5

She

6

It

7

We

8
9
10

Who

R
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One

A

 


 

Lesson Six

it

write

singular

subject object possessive adjective possessive pronoun reflexive pronoun
it
it
its
its
itself

These pronouns are used when you describe a thing or an animal.

subject = it

  • A: What is it?
  • B: It is a guitar.

 

guitar

a guitar

object = it

  • A: Can you play it?
  • B: Yes, I can play it.

 

guitar

a guitar

possessive adjective = its

  • The dog is looking for its owner.

Note: If you don't know the gender of an animal, use "it" or "its" when describing it.

dog

 

possessive pronoun = its

It is very difficult (but not impossible) to use "its" as a possessive pronoun.

X

reflexive pronoun = itself

  • The computer turns itself off after half an hour of inactivity.

Use "itself" when describing machines or automation.

laptop

 

Note: When writing, it is important to know the difference between "it's" and "its."

  • it's = it is
  • its = a possessive adjective or pronoun

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Aqua Level Exercise 6

write Write these sentences and questions in your notebook. Fill in the blanks with....

it       it's       its       itself

 

1. ________ a beautiful day today.

2. The coffee maker turns ________ off.

3. ________ doesn't cost very much.

4. The bird broke ________ wing.

5. Does ________ hurt?

6. A job well done is ________ own reward.

7. That doesn't look like ________ safe.

8. The dog is chasing ________ tail.

9. The town has ________ own fire department.

10. The alarm went off by ________.

 

Next: Lesson Seven

 

Answers: 1. It's; 2. itself; 3. It; 4. its; 5. it; 6. its; 7. it's; 8. its; 9. its; 10. itself

 

 

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