4 Reflexive Pronoun Exercises

english reflexive pronoun exercises

Hello, dear student! As we delve deeper into the intricacies of the English language, we are about to explore an essential component: reflexive pronouns.

These pronouns help us understand who is both doing and receiving the action in a sentence. For example, when you say, “I did it by myself,” the word “myself” emphasizes that you were the one who completed the action without any help.

The exercises below have been crafted to help you grasp this concept thoroughly. So, let’s get started!


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1) Put the Sentences in the Correct Order – English Reflexive Pronoun


a) myself / I / by / enjoy / sitting

I enjoy sitting by myself.


b) she / hurt / the / herself / accidentally / with / scissors


c) yourself / you / express / do / how / ?


d) ourselves / vacation / we / to / treat / a / decided / to


e) yourself / prepared / meal / the / you / did / ?


f) themselves / they / isolated / felt


g) herself / she / baked / a / pie


h) himself / bought / a / gift / he


i) ourselves / clean / we / after / should / always


j) himself / painted / the / room / he


k) herself / she / taught / dance / to


l) myself / made / a / sandwich / I


2) Fix Grammatical Errors – English Reflexive Pronoun Exercises


a) She baked her a cacke.

She baked herself a cake.


b) He hurt he self.


c) You must to blame you self.


d) We prepared break fast our selfs.


e) They taught they selfs to sing.


f) I always remind me of mine goals.


g) She took her selve to the spa.


h) We decorated our self for to the party.


i) You should teach you selve to play the guittar.


j) He sang herself an lullaby.


k) She gave himself a treats.


l) I talk to me selve on the mirror.


3) Practice your Vocabulary Completing the Sentences


a) She xxxen talks to xxself when she’s xxxne.

She often talks to herself when she’s alone.


b) I taught xxxelf how to xxxx the guitar.


c) He made xxxself a cup of xxxxee.


d) We should protect xxxxxlves from xxx sun.


e) They xxxlt the house by xxxxelves.


f) You need to push xxxxself harder xx suxxxxd.


g) We blame xxxxelf xxx the mistakes.


h) She always xxxxses xxxxelf elegantly.


i) He keeps xxxxelf fit by joxxxxg every xxxxing.


j) They always treat thexxxxxxx to a movie xx weekends.


k) I promise xx treat xxxxlf better.


l) You xxxxld believe in xxxxxelf more.


4) About English Reflexive Pronoun, Write the Obvious Questions to the Answers


a) I did it by myself. ( Who… )

Who did it?


b) We built the house ourselves. ( Who...)


c) She baked herself a pie. ( What...)


d) He injured himself while playing. ( How...)


e) You can do it yourself. ( Who...)


f) They organized the event themselves. ( Who...)


g) She painted the portrait herself. ( What...)


h) I remind myself of my goals daily. ( What...)


i) I should believe in myself. ( Who...)


j) He made himself a sandwich. ( What...)


k) We taught ourselves Spanish. ( What...)


l) She takes care of herself well. ( How...)


Great job working through those exercises! By now, you should have a clearer understanding of reflexive pronouns and how they function within sentences.

Remember, they are crucial for emphasizing who is both performing and receiving an action. As you continue your English language journey, ensure to practice using them in your daily conversations and writings.

And as always, feel free to revisit these English tests or approach me with any questions. Keep up the excellent work and happy learning!


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