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I vs. Me

I vs. Me

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Author: Cary Fields
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A quick review of pronouns and how and when to use the pronouns I and Me

A quick and easy way to determine when to use pronouns I and Me. 

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Tutorial

A slide show about pronouns.

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A common mistake using pronouns...

A common mistake using pronouns

 

 

involves

 

 

I and Me

Pronoun Use

I is the first person singular subject pronoun, which means that it refers to the person performing the action of a verb.

Examples of the pronout I

I want to go.

 

This is the one I like.

Pronoun Me

Me is an object pronoun, which means that it refers to the person that the action of a verb is being done to, or to which a preposition refers.

Use of pronoun Me

David told me to leave.

 

 

He gave me ten dollars.

Confusion

Confusion usually occurs when you have I/me connected to another pronoun or name with and  or or

 

 

 

 

Wrong

He told I to get ready?

 

Right

He told me to get ready?

 

The Trick

1. Cover the word “and” plus the other person’s name. 

 

2. Read the sentence and listen for the correct pronoun.

Which sentence is correct?

Check using the and trick