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INTERNET EXERCISE 5.

2 WORKSHEETS
The following worksheets correlate with the Practice sections that appear throughout Chapter 5.

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For example: Incorrect: Make sure you give your proposal to Margie and I before May 29.Worksheet 5-1 Subjective and Objective Case Pronouns Instructions: Revise the sentences below by correcting pronoun case. Austin and him can move the A/V equipment for the presenter. 2. 3. The interpreter and me will stand near the podium. 1. 5. 2 . Corrected: Make sure you give your proposal to Margie and me before May 29. The bank president indicated that him and his wife would not be attending. Me and her will work to expedite the sharing of information between groups. The supervisor is going to ask both he and I to lead the team. 4.

2. 3.Worksheet 5-2 Possessive and Reflexive Case Pronouns Instructions: Revise the sentences below by correcting pronoun case. The customers watched theirselves on the video playback. I taste-tested both pies. For example: Incorrect: You can call Joe or myself to get the latest information. and yourself. Mark. but I couldn’t tell your and her’s apart. the packages go in their’s. The employees wanted to see the information and judge for theirselves. 4. Kal. 1. 3 . Corrected: You can call Joe or me to get the latest information. the marketing will be handled by Alice. 5. The envelopes go in my cubicle.

we should be able to survey entire staff. Between Harold and I. Alan and herself will divide the Western accounts by state. 11. Some of the anger between he and I is the result of the long hours. correct any errors in pronoun case. Martin said that the blame was all of our’s to share. 4 .Worksheet 5-3 Using Case Correctly Instructions: In the following sentences. 5. Hellman into working with himself on the window display. For example: Incorrect: Allison gave the report to Lou and I this morning. 12. Ullee said the responsibility for the errors were her’s. Victoria and him met with the auditor yesterday. 7. 10. Either me or him will go back to turn off the lights. Gabriel is a better student than me. Corrected: Allison gave the report to Lou and me this morning. George talked Mr. The contractors agreed to work with Doug and I. 2. 1. 4. 9. 3. 8. Colleen is much better with the younger patients than him. Yesenia and him can draft contracts more quickly than anyone I know. Why don’t you see if Bill can join you and I for lunch. 6.

I know you are fast. Alfred is much better informed on the subject than me. 1. but do you really think you can finish faster than me? 2. the night shift is covered. 5. 3. Between him and I. The commission should be split between her and me. Between Jared and me. we agree that I’m a better presenter than him. For example: Incorrect: Corrected: The commission should be split between she and I.Worksheet 5-4 Pronouns Following the Preposition Between/Pronouns Following the Conjunction Than Instructions: Revise the following sentences by correcting for pronoun case. 4. 5 . Let’s keep this thinking between you and I.

2. whom) laughed out loud at the seminar. Were you the one (who. 1. that. The palace guard (who. whom) painted this landscape. whom) I spoke with was Austrian. that) operates the machinery. It was Caroline (who. 3. Examples (Who. Whom) presented the information to Alice’s team? Michael is the person (who. I am curious about the artist (who.Worksheet 5-5 Difficult Pronouns: Who and Whom Difficult Pronouns: Who and That Instructions: Underline the correct pronoun in the following sentences. 4. 5. whom) spoke over the public address system? 6 . that. whom) was standing behind her. Shelby didn’t realize (who. that.

4. Corrected: When managers get promoted. one needs to proceed with a little more civility. 5. 7 . 3.Worksheet 5-6 Pronouns and Their Antecedents/A Pronoun Dilemma Instructions: Correct the following sentences for pronoun-antecedent agreement.T. 2. The promotions department is scheduling their annual community-service project. department. Employees who want to update his or her voice mail messages need to contact the I. they need to organize their responsibilities. Each attendee who pays the fee gets their hand stamped. Now that we’ve calmed down. For example: Incorrect: When a manager gets promoted. they need to organize their responsibilities. Each employee should eat their food in the break room. 1.

the interview is his or her first view of the business world. Ask Hugh to check his printout against its first-draft copy. correct any errors in pronoun-antecedent agreement and point of view: Incorrect: Corrected: One should be wary of credit card offers when they do not require that you have a job. For many graduates. Some employees are afraid to ask for feedback on your own performance. 8 . and then say your piece. 10. Although a person is uncertain. 7. a co-signature. or a credit history. a co-signature. 2. you’ve got it made. at least you have options to consider. 6.Worksheet 5-7 Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Instructions: In the following sentences. You should be wary of credit card offers when they do not require that you have a job. A buyer might wonder if the food on their refrigerator shelf is organic. a co-signature. or a credit history. A company needs to be more upfront about their products and services. Each temp from the All-Star agency made a good impression with their professionalism. 1. When one has reached the corner office. Or: One should be wary of credit card offers when they do not require that one have a job. 5. 8. Take a moment to sort through one’s feelings. however. 3. The board members voted unanimously to change its meeting rules. 4. or a credit history. 9.

Usually. 3. Corrected: I always think a project is hard until I do some work on it. address. 1.T. If you inquire via an e-mail message. 2. I work hard every day because its good for you and will get you good results in life. technicians take a while to answer his or her voicemail messages. Don’t worry about the time limit: one may not be able to complete every section before moving on. An audience expects to be entertained when spending their money on a movie ticket. Answers will vary. 6. Some customers are never happy with his or her purchases once they bring it home. 5. 10. 8. 4.Worksheet 5-8 Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Instructions: Correct the pronoun errors in the following sentences. Your business card should have its correct phone number. after all. Office personalities tend to stand out in his or her own ways. For example: Incorrect: I always think a project is hard until you do some work on it. one is only a click away from disaster. the I. 9. 7. Avoid falling into e-mail traps. Any reliable contractor will tell you that one has to beware of cutting corners. one might get the response today. 9 . and e-mail address.

So does you yourself.Worksheet 5-9 Pronoun Viewpoint Instructions: In the following paragraph. correct the pronouns errors. organization and you’re Center’s functional areas all has a role in you’re successful orientation. You’re supervisor. 10 . and organizational perspective they need to quickly become a fully contributing member of ourselves’ workforce and our Observatorium culture. It is critical that ourselves provide each new employee the tools. The following tips is provided to help yourself make it through you’re first days as easily as possible. Welcome to the Observatorium! We ourselves is working diligently to ensure that you’alls’ first days as an employee of the Observatorium is successful. sponsor. resources.

In making the move. The panel debated its opinions in a contentious hearing. the institution has shown their policies to be unfair. identify the collective noun and determine whether it should be singular or plural. The reps in your division has really excelled this quarter. Corrected: The staff do not agree on a location for the retreat. Our division showed its respect by wearing red armbands. 3. Correct verb and pronoun use so that the sentences have agreement and consistency. 1. their applause thunderous. 5. 11 . Or: Members of the staff do not agree on a location for the retreat. For example: Incorrect: The staff does not agree on a location for the retreat. 2. 4. The audience jumped to their feet.Worksheet 5-10 Collective Nouns Instructions: In the following sentences.

Any of the participants who have a question should see me personally. If someone get too loud. identify the indefinite pronoun and determine whether it should be singular or plural.Worksheet 5-11 Indefinite Pronouns Instructions: In the following sentences. 2. their supervisor can write a citation. 1. Every person in here are responsible for their own conduct. 5. Correct verb and pronoun use so that there is agreement and consistency. 4. Nothing in the modern office work when the power is out. 12 . For example: Incorrect: Corrected: Any of the participants who has a question should see me personally. 3. None of the computers actually works the way it is supposed to work. Several employees voiced his or her opposition to the plan.

5. 13. he said that you could include himself in the plan. 15. 2. Jordan. 13 .Worksheet 5-12 More Pronoun Practice Instructions: Correct any pronoun errors in the following sentences. 9. but the final design was her’s. Alfred asked we data processors to follow a new data entry process. Despite Grave’s reluctance. Katrina. so the rep and me work on a lot of the same projects. We’re on the same shift. Paul prepared the quote and submitted it hisself. Me and him make an effort not to talk about politics. 3. Me and her have completely different objectives in this process. The concept was mine. 8. 14. Alger thought Barbara would be at the warehouse before him. With you and I on the job. 11. Regardless. 1. Corrected: My boss and I had lunch together today. 7. 6. For example: Incorrect: My boss and me had lunch together today. we should be able to finish the paperwork soon. After closing the shop. The boss said that the conflict should be resolved between her and I before next week. and myself went to dinner. 12. 10. but it didn’t seem to bother her as much as it did myself. Her and Swain have not seen eye to eye on a lot of issues. Melina and I missed our connecting flight. There are clients who like to do there software installation by theirselves. 4. Him and I are plugged into the printer on the 4th floor.