Subject object pronouns

Subject and Object Pronouns in English (+direct and indirect)

The subject of the sentence is the person/ thing that does the action.

I drive my car.

I am the person who controls the car so I am the subject. The subject is usually at the beginning of the sentence.


I play tennis.

You dance Tango.

He likes coffee.

She dreams about cats.

We live here.

They love art.

Object Pronouns

Object pronouns receive the action. They come after the verb. 

She loves me.

I receive love so we use me.

He talked to me.

I hit you.

John knows him.

Peter plays with her.

They live with us.

Alice drives them to school.

Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns

Sometimes we need 2 object pronouns.

I gave the ball to them

In this sentence, the ball is the direct object, and them is the indirect object.

Things as Pronouns

We use it for subject and object singular things.

We use they for subject plural and them for object plural things.


Where are my keys?

I left them on the table.

My guitar is from Belgium. It sounds great!

Exercise changing Nouns into Pronouns

I don’t like eggs. I don’t eat ____

George is a nice man. I like ____

This car is very fast. I like driving __

I study on my laptop. __ is great.

The kids at school are very loud. Tell ___ to be quiet. 

These are my new shoes. ____ are very clean.