Pronouns: My Friend and I or Me?
ENGLISH speakers are often unsure whether to write My friend and I or My friend and me.
Liz sent Jenny and me a lovely present at Christmas.
Liz sent Jenny and I a lovely present for our anniversary.
Which one is correct?
Remove your friend’s name, and the correct grammar is clear.
Liz sent me a lovely present at Christmas.
Liz sent I a lovely present at Christmas.
You should name the other person before you name yourself.
Jenny and I / Jenny and me
is better English than
I and Jenny / Me and Jenny.
WRITE sentences about you and another person (you can choose any name).
Popular girl’s names: Olivia, Ruby, Grace, Emily, Jessica.
Here are some topics you could use.
↳ My friend/Olivia/Oliver and I went to Lancashire for our holidays.
1) You and your friend stayed at Whalley Abbey near Clitheroe.
My friend … stayed at … .
2) In the morning, you and your friend drove over to see the Ashton Memorial in Lancaster.
In the morning, my friend …
3) Your cousin from Lancaster invited you and your friend to lunch at the Stork Inn in Conder Green.
4) Neither you nor your friend found time to go up Blackpool Tower.
5) In the evening, your cousin took you and your friend to see Aida at the Grand Theatre in Blackpool.
6) It was 2am by the time you and your friend got back to Whalley.
Write your sentences into the comments box, and I’ll help with any corrections or questions.
1) My friend/Emily and I stayed at Whalley Abbey near Clitheroe.
2) In the morning, Emily and I drove over to see the Ashton Memorial in Lancaster.
3) My cousin from Lancaster invited Emily and me to lunch at the Stork Inn in Conder Green.
4) Neither Emily nor I found time to go up Blackpool Tower.
5) In the evening, my cousin took Emily and me to see Aida at the Grand Theatre in Blackpool.