English Course for Beginners - CEFR A1 - Lesson 6 of 25

Third Person Singular

Read and listen to four conversation using the grammar.

Conversation 1

Woman: What does your mom do?
Man: She sells women’s clothing.
Woman: Oh, yeah. Where does she work?
Man: She has a small shop in the mall.
Woman: Does she sell clothing for teens?
Man: No, she only has stuff for adults.

Conversation 2

Man: What does your brother do?
Woman: He is a university student. He studies engineering.
Man: Oh, does he live at home?
Woman: No, he lives near campus. He has a small apartment.
Man: Does he come home much?
Woman: No, he doesn’t. He doesn’t have much free time.

Conversation 3

Man: Who takes care of your daughter when you’re at work?
Woman: My mom watches her. She lives near my house.
Man: Oh, that’s convenient.
Woman: Yeah. My daughter walks there after school.
Man: Wow. That works out well for you.
Woman: It does. Plus, my daughter loves staying with her grandma.

Conversation 4

Man: When does the movie start?
Woman: It starts in about ten minutes.
Man: Cool! Who does it star, again?
Woman: It stars Brad Pitt. He plays a cop in the future.
Man: Does it have good reviews?
Woman: It does. Everyone says it is a great movie.

Third Person Pronouns

Point 1: The third-person singular refers to people or things we talk about. Singular means one!

  1. My dad is a doctor. He is smart.
  2. My mom is a police officer. She is brave.
  3. My house is old. It is cold in winter.

Point 2: The subject pronoun goes before a verb. Use he for malesshe for females, and it for things.

  1. Bob is my boss. He is really nice.
  2. Susan is my teacher. She has fun classes.
  3. This car is new. It was very expensive.

Point 3: The object pronoun goes after a verb. Use him for malesher for females, and it for things.

  1. This is Bob. You met him last year.
  2. Susan is my boss. I invited her to the party.
  3. This is my new watch. My friend got it for me.

Point 4: The adjective pronoun goes before a noun. Use his for malesher for females, and its for things.

  1. Joe is having a party. It is at his beach house.
  2. Beth is so nice. She let me use her car.
  3. I liked the new cafe, but its location is bad.
Answer these questions about the interview.

Gap Fill: Complete the conversation with the correct word!

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A1-06 Third Person Singular
Does she sell clothing for teens?

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A1-07 Adjectives (1)
It is fun and interesting.

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A1-08 Days of the Week
I work Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

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A1-09 Subject Pronouns
She is a chef at a restaurant.

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A1-10 Object Pronouns
Can you take me to school?

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