In this lesson, we will learn more about the first person pronoun 'I' and explain its uses and grammatical rules.
I is the singular, first-person pronoun. We will discuss when and how to use it in this lesson.
'I' as a Subject Pronoun
'I' is the singular, first-person subject pronoun. It is used by the speaker or the writer. For example:
Position in a Sentence
'I' is always written in capital letters and it replaces the subject.
In conversations, 'I' is replaced with 'you.' However, 'I' can be used in questions when the speaker or the writer asks about herself or himself. Compare:
Here, the speaker asks herself or himself this question.
'I' and Coordinating Conjunctions
When 'I' is coordinated with other subjects, it is always used after the coordinating conjunctions. For example:
My friend and
Remember that the verb should be plural.