This/ These / That / Those Sentences ESL Video Lesson

  • Topic: Demonstrative pronouns – this, that, those, these and School Supplies
  • Vocabulary:  crayons, pencils, ruler, eraser, draw, write, pen, sharpener, notebook, pencil box, backpack
  • Grammar:  In this lesson, we use contractions when asking and answering questions. We also use demonstrative pronouns (showing words) in sentences and questions.

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When asking about things that are near or far away, we use demonstrative pronouns.

Demonstrative pronouns singular

  • This: What’s this?  ( for singular objects that are near)
  • That: What’s that?  ( for singular objects that are far)

Demonstrative pronouns plural

  • These: What are these?  ( for plural objects that are near)

Those: What are those?  ( for plural objects that are at a distance)