identifying reflexive and intensive pronouns exercises

You yourself should know the rules for pronoun usage.
She is both completing and receiving the action in the sentence.
(The puppy is also receiving the action.).
Using an intensive pronoun tells the reader (or listener) that it's a big deal that the queen gave the award.
The reader is meant to be impressed that Jim made coffee for the king.If the intensive pronoun is removed, the meaning doesn't change: The queen bought the dog herself.The following example shows a reflexive pronoun in action: Jim made himself coffee.Ben built a boat for himself Reflexive pronoun Intensive pronoun My mother bakes our familys bread herself.



Mark and I went to the movies.
Grammar rules form the basis of the English language.
My sister bought herself a birthday present.
For this reason, intensive pronouns are sometimes called emphatic pronouns.
My neighbors found themselves involved in a lawsuit.The television announcer couldn't hear himself speaking, so he spoke louder and louder.Reflexive Pronoun Exercises Identify the italicized word as either a reflexive pronoun or an intensive pronoun.In other words, the reflexive pronoun reflects back to the subject.He sent the letter himself You may also be interested in: Review: Personal pronouns Possessive adjectives Possessive pronouns Reflexive pronouns Object pronouns I my mine myself me you your yours yourself you he his his himself him she her hers herself her it its its.Hint: If you're still not sure whom the pronoun is referring to, ask yourself questions to break down the sentence.Our teacher gave Sara and me an award for the best project.And Recognize the Reflexives That Don't Actually Exist!The puppy saw the puppy in the mirror.An intensive pronoun emphasizes a preceding noun, which is often (but not always) the noun immediately before the pronoun.We will enjoy ourselves in the party.