A pronoun is a word that is used instead of a noun phrase.
There are many different types of pronouns.
1. Personal pronoun: represents a person or thing; can be the subject or the object of a verb. It deals with words like I, we, you, he, she, it, they, me, us, him, her, them
Example: Sheila bought the car for me.
2. Possessive pronoun: shows ownership and deals with words like mine, ours yours, his, hers, its, theirs
Example: The car is mine. The cat scratched its neck.
3. Reflexive pronoun: serves as the object of a verb when the subject and the object refer to the same noun. And refers to words myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, themselves
Example: I did it to myself. The cat scratched itself.
4. Intensive pronoun: emphasis the subject. Refers to words myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself,herself, itself, themselves
Example: I did it myself. Sheila bought the car herself.
5.Relative pronoun: introduces a clause which adds more information. It refers to words like who, whom, whose, which, that, what, whosoever, whatever, whichever
Example: This is the car which I bought.
6. Interrogative pronoun: introduces a question. It refers to words like who, whose which, whom, what
Example: which car did she buy?
7. Demonstrative pronoun: points to something specific. It refers to words like this, that, these, those
Example: she bought this car.