Composition: How to Write for Your Audience 1
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  • Introduction
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Sentences are written in the first, second or third person. This chart shows the differences between them:

 

I love chocolate ice cream. Unfortunately my sisters have eaten it all up.

 

We can say that the first of these sentences is written in the first person singular and the second sentence is written in the third person plural.

  • Question 1
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Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

______  went to the cricket match last Friday.  (first person singular)

I

We

They

  • Question 2
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Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

_____ chased the cat away. (third person plural)

I

We

They

  • Question 3
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Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

______ gave the book to his brother. (third person singular)

I

He

She

  • Question 4
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Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

Are ______ waiting for the bus to town?  (second person singular)

we

you

they

  • Question 5
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Choose the correct pronoun to complete the following sentence.

 

______ live in a small cottage. (first person plural)

I

You

We

  • Question 6
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Change the following sentence into the third person plural.

 

I love reading adventure books.

  • Question 7
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Change the following sentence into the first person singular.

 

He goes to work on the bus.

  • Question 8
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Change the following sentence into the second person plural.

 

Is he coming to the party?

  • Question 9
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Change the following sentence into the first person plural.

 

They are going camping next week.

  • Question 10
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Change the following sentence into the second person singular.

 

Can she come to my sleepover?

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