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    Answer Key for Worksheet Pronouns

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    A) Fill in the blanks with MY, YOUR, HIS, HER, ITS, OUR, YOUR, THEIR:


    1. This is Tim. His car is very fast.
    2. Jane and I are in the garden. …Our …… books are in the classroom.
    3. Are you a driver? Where is ……your……… car?
    4. I am a driver? This is ……………. school. (cancelled)
    5. She is my friend. ……Her …. name is Meltem.
    6. These are Mr. and Mrs. Brown. That’s ……their …….. house.
    7. Look at that cat. ……Its……… eyes are green.
    8. Your friend and you are sad today. What’s ………your……… problem?
    9. That’s Mr. Green. He is driving …his…… car.
    10. Ali’s and Can’s bags are heavy. ……Their……… bags are full.
    11. Gökçe and Meltem are listening to pop music. …Their……….. mother is cooking in the kitchen.
    12. The dog is eating a bone. ……Its…….. teeth are very sharp.
    13. Are you and your sister ready? ………Your…… friend is waiting for you in the car.
    14. A: What’s ……your…….. job?

    B: I’m a mechanic.

    1. Madonna is a famous singer. ………Her…… new records are great.
    2. Robert has got a dog. ………Its………. name is Bingo.
    3. We have got a new house in İzmir. ………Our……. new house is very large.
    4. The boys are riding …………their …….. bicycles in the garden.
    5. Ayşegül is going to school. ……Her ……….. school is very far.
    6. Sue and Mary are wearing ear-rings. ………Their………. ear-rings are silver.


    B. Fill in the blanks using MINE, YOURS, HIS, HERS, OURS, THEIRS:


    1. A: Is this John’s tie?

    B: Yes, it is ……his . .

    1. My umbrella isn’t black. ……mine ………. is grey.
    2. There is a car near your house. Is it …yours………….. ?
    3. That green shirt isn’t Ayşe’s. ……Hers…………. is blue.
    4. Pass this ball to us. It is ……ours……… .
    5. They don’t like sandwiches. These sandwiches are not ………theirs…….. .
    6. Don’t take these keys. They are not …………….. .
    7. A: There is a pair of brown gloves here. Are they your gloves or my gloves?

    B: I haven’t got brown gloves. They aren’t ………mine………. , they are ……yours………… .

    1. A: Is their house old?

    B: No, ………ours ……… is very old.

    1. Can I take your pen? ………mine …….. is at home.






    C) Choose the correct answers:


    1. We know their / theirs telephone number, but they don’t know our / ours.
    2. My / Mine car wasn’t as expensive as her / hers.
    3. A: How are your / yours children?

    B: Fine, thanks. How are your / yours?

    1. Maria has got her / hers suitcase, but her / hers friends haven’t got their / theirs.
    2. Our / Ours flat isn’t as big as their / theirs, but our / ours is much more comfortable.
    3. Have you seen my / mine coat?



    D. Fill in the blanks with MY, YOUR, HIS, HER, ITS, OUR, THEIR, ME, YOU, HIM,

    HER, IT, US, THEM, MINE, YOURS, HERS, HIS, OURS, THEIRS where necessary:


    1. Is that Jim’s tie? Show ……him ……… this tie.
    2. There is a pen on the table. Give ……it …….. to me.
    3. Pass these books to your friends. They are …theirs……….. .
    4. A: Is this my umbrella?

    B: No, it isn’t ……your…….. umbrella. ……yours……. is on the table.

    1. Gökçe and I are in the classroom. ……our………. bags are under the desk over there. Could you bring ……them …….. to ……us…….. ?
    2. Mr. and Mrs. Brown are at the door. This is ……their ……. key. Please give …it…… to ……them……. .
    3. A: Have you got a green pullover?

    B: No, ……mine……….. isn’t green. It’s blue.

    1. Look at that man. …His ……….. name is John Brown. This passport is ……his………. . Give ……it ………. to ……him……. .



    E) Complete the sentences using MYSELF, YOURSELF, HIMSELF, HERSELF, ITSELF,

    OURSELVES, YOURSELVES, THEMSELVES:


    1. Sue’s children are too young to look after ………themselves………………………. .
    2. An elephant hurt ………itself……………… when it tried to get out of the zoo yesterday.
    3. I couldn’t borrow my mother’s car last night because she was using it ……herself. ………… .
    4. I don’t need any help. I can take care of ……myself…………………. .
    5. Mr. Woods fell over and hurt ……himself……………….. when he was running for a bus.
    6. Would you all like to help …………yourselves………………… to sandwiches and cakes?
    7. Sarah and I didn’t really enjoy ………ourselves……………………. at the disco last night?
    8. I taught ………myself……………….. to play the guitar; I’ve never had lessons.


    F) Complete each sentence using BY + A REFLEXIVE PRONOUN:


    1. A: Who did you go to the cinema with?

    B: Nobody, I went ………by myself………………………………….. .

    1. Since the old lady’s husband died, she’s been living ……by herself ……………………………… .
    2. Did someone help you move all the furniture, or did you do it all …by yourself……… ?
    3. They need some help; they can’t manage ………by themselves ……………………
    4. The dog opened the door ………by…itself……………………………. .


    G) Complete the sentences using a REFLEXIVE PRONOUN:


    1. I didn’t buy that cake from the shop. I made it …by myself……………………….. .
    2. A: Who built your swimming pool for you?

    B: Nobody. We built it ……by ourselves………………………….. .

    1. Did someone phone the doctor for you? Or did you phone him ……(by) himself……………?
    2. A: Who told you they were moving?

    B: They told me ……themselves………………………………. .

    1. Mr. Mason …himself……………………….. offered me the job.
    2. Sally didn’t buy that sweater, she made it ……by herself……………………….. .


    Possessive Adjectives

    Type the correct word in the boxes below.

    my your his her its our their


    1. The boy likes_______his _________ school.

    2. Mary sees ____her ______ mother every day.

    3. My teachers bring____their_______ children to our place on Saturdays.

    4. The cat eats ____its_________ food quickly.

    5. I often forget ___my__________ key.

    6. You write in ___your_______book in class.

    7. We bring ____our________pencils to class.

    8. The men always bring ______their________wives to the party.

    9. Mr Adams teaches_____his__________ class in the morning.

    10. She likes to give presents to _______her____________grandchildren.

    11.They never do ______their_________homework.

    12.Ali sometimes wear _____his_______green t-shirt.

    13.We love ____our____________school.

    14.Ayse and Ahmet play with ______their____________ sisters.

    15.You always wear _______your_______uniform at school.

    16. I rarely walk to _____my______________school.

    17.We eat _____our__________lunch at 12 a.m.

    18.The bird always sleeps in _____its____________ nest.

    19.She always forgets _______her__________books in the cupboard.

    20.He often speaks to ______his__________friends.

    21.They close _____their________books.