In teaching and learning English as foreign language, an English teacher is expected to help students to ask and mention someone’s name or something’s. For this hope, the teacher and students are required to learn personal pronouns in use appropriately. English, Just Guided has some tips for English teachers about how to help students to ask and mention someone’s name or something’s with interactive audiovisual ways. Here is how.
First, Help Your Students To Find Out Personal Pronouns Easily.
You can spend your extra time to design an interactive audiovisual media to support your students. In learning how to mention their names, someone’s or something’s, students are expected to become proactive. Prepare a laptop, in focus, and a smartphone to visualize a conversation where the use of personal pronouns can be found in it. Give a polite instruction to count and to mention personal pronouns. Like others, English language has unique personal pronouns that is used in condition based on number: singular and plural, the grammatical person: 1st person, 2nd person, and 3rd person, natural gender: male, female or neutral, case: subject or object. The personal pronoun, I, you, he, she, it, we, they, me, him, her, us, or them is not only used as subject or object of a sentence but also to replace someone or something.
Second, Illustrate How To mention Name with Personal Pronouns.
We provide an interactive audio visual media to illustrate how to mention name with personal pronouns as seen on the video. Just guide your students to click some of following personal pronouns to find out how to mention our names and others’. Please don’t forget to tell them how to use personal pronouns correctly. Please check on the following video :
Note this :
- I is a first singular pronoun as subject who is speaking.
- You is a second singular pronoun as subject who is invited to speak. You is also a second plural pronoun as subjects who are invited to speak.
- She is a third singular pronoun as subject to replace proper name of a person who is being talked about.
- He is a third singular pronoun as subject to replace proper name of a person who is being talked about.
- It is a third singular pronoun as subject to replace thing that is being talked about.
- We is a first plural pronoun as subjects who are speaking. They is a third plural pronoun as subjects to replace proper names of persons who are being talked about. This personal pronoun also replaces proper names of things that are being talked about.
Third, Help Your students To Identify Personal Pronouns’ Function
Personal Pronouns can be noun replacer, subject of a sentence or object of a sentence. Instead of writing a long sentence, you can use personal pronoun as noun replacer to shorten it. For example :
|That’s your soup.||It is still hot|
|The boy is smart.||He is Sanada.|
|Those are man and woman.||They are Dian and Lorenz.|
|Our teacher is a woman.||She is Anna.|
|Look the girl behind.||She is Angela.|
|The box is in the kitchen.||It is a parcel.|
And, as subject of a sentence, you can place personal pronoun at the first position of a sentence. Look at these sentences:
- He is Edward.
- She is Sarah.
- I am Linda Padia.
- You are Helen.
Fourth, Guide Your Students How To Ask and Mention Name.
There are two question words we use to ask someone’s name or something’s. Who is for asking someone’s name and What is for something’s name : animal and things, like stone, see, ship, laptop, etc Watch the video to learn how we let students at home to do some exercises to maximize their ability to ask and mention name. They must do the exercises for understanding the function of questions words to ask name and the agreement of personal pronouns in question and answer. As a result, they can choose the right option to answer and practice based on the right understanding. All exercises are available in our media that you can download free.
Fifth, Give More Exercise and Practices.
Keep giving your students more exercises and practices. All of us who are learning new information about how to use language should be supported by keeping practice to maintain visual memory in our brain. If you need this media, get it. Available, Not only in PC, All in one smartphone. Always get in touch