Pronoun case tells the reader or listener whether
the pronoun is naming:
The performer or subject of an action
(called nominative case)
The receiver or object of an action
(called objective case)
The owner of something in the sentence (called
Before studying the rules that help you to choose the correct
form of a pronoun for particular sentences, take a minute
to review the table below, which shows the various pronouns
and their nominative, objective, and possessive forms. While
reviewing remember these terms:
First person refers to the person speaking.
Second person refers to the person being spoken
to by the first person.
Third person refers to the person being spoken
about by the first and second persons.
Singular means that just one person is involved.
Plural means that more than one person is